Butter Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients 2kg Yukon Gold Potatoes (washed, peeled and cut) 150g Unsalted Butter 100ml Olive Oil 3 Bay Leaves Salt Instructions: Fill a large pot about 2/3 full with cold water and add your bay leaves along with a large pinch of salt to your water.  Cook under high heat until the water comes to a…

Dark Chocolate Mousse and Toffee Gateau with Chestnuts in Coffee Syrup

Ingredients: Chocolate Sponge 6 Eggs (yolk and white separated) 225g Sugar 125g All Purpose Flour (sifted) 25g Cocoa Powder (sifted) 7g Baking Powder (sifted) 2g Salt 25g Unsalted Butter 1tbsp White Wine Vinegar 1tbsp Vanilla Extract Dark Chocolate Mousse 125g Dark Chocolate (minimum 70%, cut into small pieces) 50g Unsalted Butter (cut into small pieces)…

Wilted Savoy Cabbage with Bacon and Garlic

Ingredients: 1 Medium Sized Savoy Cabbage (washed, trimmed, cored, quartered and sliced) 375g Bacon (sliced) 4 Large Garlic Cloves (peeled, trimmed, sliced) 2 Spring Onions (washed, trimmed, sliced) Black Pepper (freshly ground) Instructions: In a wide surface pot, add your sliced bacon and turn on the heat to low.  Allow the bacon to cook and…

Cranberry and Lemon Tart

Ingredients: 600g Sweet Pastry Dough Lemon filling 9 Whole Eggs 400g Sugar 5 Lemons (juiced and zest finely grated) 250ml Heavy Cream 1tbsp Salt 10g Powdered Gelatin Cranberry Filling 300g Cranberries (washed) 75g Brown Sugar 15g Cornstarch 1g Salt 1 Lemon (juiced and zest finely grated) Instructions: Sweet Pastry Dough Split the sweet pastry dough…

Roast Beef with Bacon, Mushrooms and Creamed Wild Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients  1.2kg Striploin Roast (fat and sinew cleaned and removed, butchered and fabricated into a large log/cylinder and trussed) 250g King Oyster Mushrooms (Cleaned, Trimmed, Cut in Half and lightly scored) 6 Strips Bacon 250g White Button Mushrooms (cleaned, trimmed, and sliced) 25g Dried Wild Mushrooms 2 Shallots (cleaned, trimmed, peeled, and thinly sliced) 1…

Slow Roasted Pork Loin with Apple Gravy

Ingredients: 2.5kg Pork Loin Roast 1000ml Apple Juice (well chilled) 1000ml Water 500ml Apple Cider 100ml White Wine 600ml Brown Chicken Stock 100g Kosher or Sea Salt 2 Lemons (washed, and quartered) 1 Bunch Thyme 1 Bunch of Parsley 1 Head of Garlic 2 Carrots (trimmed, peeled, and sliced) 4 Onions (trimmed, peeled, and sliced)…

Pork, Mushroom, Potato and Onion Frittata with Arugula Salad

Ingredients: 300g Boneless Pork Shoulder (finely diced) 450g Button Mushrooms (washed trimmed, finely sliced) 1 large onion (finely diced) 2 Spring Onions (washed, trimmed, finely sliced) 1 Clove Garlic (peeled, and minced) 3 Large Yukon Gold Potatoes (well washed) 12 Large Eggs (cracked, seasoned with salt and pepper and well beaten) 200g Arugula (well washed)…

Chili and Garlic Scented Broccoli Florets

Ingredients: 800g Broccoli Florets (washed and trimmed) 4 Garlic Cloves (trimmed and peeled) 3 Hot Chili Peppers (trimmed, deseeded and sliced) Instructions Fill a large pot with water, add a generous amount of sea salt and heat under high heat until boiling. Place your broccoli florets into the boiling salted water for 2-3mins, until bright…

Orange and Honey Glazed Carrots

Ingredients: 1.2kg Carrots (washed, peeled, trimmed and cut into 1inch chunks) 2tbsp Honey 1tbsp Salt 3tbsp Unsalted Butter 2 Oranges (zest finely grated, juiced) 4 Sprigs of Thyme (flowers only) Instructions: Place your carrots, honey, orange juice, butter and salt into a large wide surface pan with a lid and turn on the heat to…

Chicken with Corn Puree and Summer Squash

Ingredients Saute Chicken and Zucchini 4 Chicken Breasts (skin-on, boneless) 2 Yellow Zucchini (trimmed, quartered lengthwise, core removed and sliced into ½ inch pieces) 2 Green Zucchini (trimmed, quartered lengthwise, core removed and sliced into ½ inch pieces) Bunch Parsley (cleaned, washed and sprigs picked) Creamed Corn Puree 250g Corn Kernels 2 Shallots (thinly sliced) 1 Clove Garlic…

Spicy Corn Salsa

Ingredients: 1.2kg Corn Kernels 2 Shallots (finely diced) 2 Jalapenos (seeds removed, finely diced)* 3 Spring Onions (sliced) 3 Limes (zest finely grated, juiced) 1 large bunch Coriander (roughly chopped) Chili threads Instructions Bring a large pot of water to a boil and season with sea salt. Drop your corn kernels into the pot and…