Dark Chocolate Gateau with Coffee Buttercream and Roast Chestnuts

  Ingredients: Chocolate and Coffee Sponge Cake 6 Eggs (yolk and white separated) 100g Sugar 125g Brown Sugar 125g All Purpose Flour (sifted) 25g Cocoa Powder (sifted) 7g Baking Powder (sifted) 2g Salt 50g Unsalted Butter 1tbsp White Wine Vinegar 1tbsp Vanilla Extract 70ml Coffee Coffee Buttercream and Roast Chestnuts Filling 9 Egg Yolks 225g … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Gateau with Coffee Buttercream and Roast Chestnuts

Penne with Pork, Tomato and Eggplant Ragu

Ingredients: 450g Dried Penne Pasta 100g Parmesan (grated) 3 Zucchini (cut into chunks) Pork, Tomato and Eggplant Ragu 2 Medium Eggplants (washed, trimmed, and diced) 4 Onions (trimmed, peeled, and sliced) 2litres Tinned San Marzano Tomatoes 500ml Chicken Stock 150ml Tomato Paste 1000g Ground Pork 3 Bay Leaves 1 Head of Garlic (peeled and chopped) … Continue reading Penne with Pork, Tomato and Eggplant Ragu

Spaghetti with Anchovies, Tomatoes, Olives and Basil (Spaghetti Puttanesca)

Ingredients: 450g Dried Spaghetti 50g Anchovies Fillets (minced, oil in can reserved) 350g Cherry Tomatoes (cut in half lengthwise) 75g Black Olives (pitted and sliced) 100ml Capers (drained) 1 Bunch Basil (washed, and chopped) 1 Bunch Parsley (washed, and chopped) 2 Garlic Cloves (peeled, and minced) 2 Chili Peppers (trimmed, deseeded and chopped) Olive Oil … Continue reading Spaghetti with Anchovies, Tomatoes, Olives and Basil (Spaghetti Puttanesca)

Cinnamon Pudding with Spiced Caramel Syrup and Apples

Ingredients: Cinnamon Pudding 1000ml Half and Half 100g Sugar 50g Brown Sugar 8 Egg Yolks 4 Whole Eggs 12g Gelatin Powder 10g Ground Cinnamon 10g Ground Nutmeg 2tbsp Vanilla Extract ½tsp Salt Spiced Caramel Syrup with Apples 3 Fuji Apples (trimmed, peeled, cored and quartered) 100g Ginger (trimmed, peeled and sliced) 500g Sugar 225ml Apple … Continue reading Cinnamon Pudding with Spiced Caramel Syrup and Apples