Leg of Lamb Pot Roast with Carrots, Potatoes and Peas

Ingredients: 1 Whole Bone-In Leg of Lamb (fat trimmed) 1.5kg Yukon Gold Potatoes (washed and peeled) 5 Carrots (washed, peeled and cut into chunks) 3 Onions (trimmed, peeled and sliced) 1 Orange (washed, zest peeled into strips, and juiced) 200g Peas 750ml Brown Chicken Stock 250ml White Wine 100ml Tomato Paste 1 Head of Garlic … Continue reading Leg of Lamb Pot Roast with Carrots, Potatoes and Peas

Coffee Semifreddo with Toffee Sauce and Glazed Chestnuts

  Ingredients: Coffee Semifreddo 500ml Heavy Cream (35% Milk Fat Content) 250ml Espresso or Strong Black Coffee 200g Sugar 450ml Mascarpone Cheese (softened, and room temperature) 8 Eggs (yolks only) 1 Lemon (juice only) 3g Salt 75ml Amaretto 25g Dark Chocolate (finely grated) Toffee Sauce 100g Sugar 100ml Water 50ml Heavy Cream 25g Unsalted Butter … Continue reading Coffee Semifreddo with Toffee Sauce and Glazed Chestnuts

Beef Bourguignon (Braised Beef in Red Wine with Carrots, Onions, Mushrooms and Bacon)

Ingredients: Braised Beef 2kg Beef Blade (trimmed, and cut into large chunks) 1.5 litres Red Wine (Cabernet Sauvignon) 750ml Brown Chicken Stock 5 Onions (trimmed, peeled, and quartered) 3 Carrots (trimmed, peeled, and sliced) 2 Celery Sticks (trimmed, and sliced) 2 Leeks (washed, trimmed, sliced) 2 Whole Heads of Garlic (split in half horizontally) 3 … Continue reading Beef Bourguignon (Braised Beef in Red Wine with Carrots, Onions, Mushrooms and Bacon)

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) … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Mousse and Toffee Gateau with Chestnuts in Coffee Syrup

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 … Continue reading Wilted Savoy Cabbage with Bacon and Garlic

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 … Continue reading Roast Beef with Bacon, Mushrooms and Creamed Wild Mushroom Sauce