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)

Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Pork Loin Roast with Lemon, Garlic and Herbs

Ingredients: 2.5kg Pork Loin Roast (trimmed and butterflied in half lengthwise) 200g Sliced Prosciutto 2 Lemons (juiced and zest finely grated) 5 Garlic Cloves (peeled and minced) 1 Bunch Sage (washed, and chopped) 1 Bunch Parsley (washed, and chopped) 5 Sprigs Thyme (washed, and chopped) 1 Bunch Chives (washed, and chopped) 600ml Chicken Stock 100ml … Continue reading Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Pork Loin Roast with Lemon, Garlic and Herbs

Asparagus, Pea and Onion Frittata with Dandelion Salad

Ingredients: 350g Asparagus (washed, trimmed, peeled and chopped) 150g Peas (washed) 1 large onion (finely diced) 2 Spring Onions (washed, trimmed, finely sliced) 1 Clove Garlic (peeled, and minced) 12 Large Eggs (cracked, seasoned with salt and pepper and well beaten) 200g Dandelion (well washed) 1 Lemon (juiced, and zest finely grated) 100ml Extra Virgin … Continue reading Asparagus, Pea and Onion Frittata with Dandelion Salad

Japanese Style Meat and Potato Stew (Nikujaga)

Ingredients:  400g Pork Shoulder (trimmed, and sliced) 1 Onion (trimmed, peeled and sliced) 2 Carrots (trimmed, peeled and cut into chunks) 1 Lotus Root (trimmed, peeled and sliced) 6 Yukon Gold Potatoes (peeled and cut in half) 150g Snow Peas (trimmed, and cleaned) 1000ml Chicken Stock 2 tbsp Ginger (peeled and minced) 2 Cloves Garlic (peeled … Continue reading Japanese Style Meat and Potato Stew (Nikujaga)