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…

Chilli Marinated Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes and Olives

Ingredients: 6 Chicken Thighs (cleaned and trimmed of excess fat) 1tbsp Chilli Flakes 1tbsp Olive Oil 1tsp Dried Thyme 100g Cherry Tomatoes (cut in half) 50g Black Olive (cut into Segments) 2tbsp Red Wine Vinegar Small Bunch of Parsley Chilli Threads Instructions: Prepare your chicken thighs, placing them skin side down and marinate the skinless…

Blueberry Tart

Ingredients: 300g Flaky Pastry Dough Blueberry Filling 500g Bluberries (washed) 125g Brown Sugar 27g Cornstarch 5g Salt 1 Lemon (juiced and zest finely grated) Instructions: Roll out the flaky pastry dough to a thickness of 2mm and roughly 11-12 inches in diameter and carefully line a 10 inch tart mold/ring with a removable bottom.  Fold in…

Chicken Chasseur

Ingredients 4 Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skin-On) 100ml White Wine 200ml Brown Chicken Stock 200ml Passata 250g King Oyster Mushrooms (Cleaned, Trimmed, Cut in Half and lightly scored) 2tbsp Tomato Paste 2 Roma Tomatoes (skinned, de-seeded, and diced) 2 shallots, very finely chopped 1 Garlic Clove (finely diced) 2 Sprigs Thyme 2 Bay Leaves 1 star…

Flaky Pastry Dough

Ingredients 900g All Purpose Flour (sifted), plus extra for dusting and rolling 450g Unsalted Butter 200g Lard or Shortening (cut into thin rectangular slices) 300ml Water (Ice Cold) 15g Salt 25g Sugar 1 Egg 2 Egg Yolks 1tbsp Rice Vinegar or White Wine Vinegar Instructions Place your flour and butter into your freezer, and chill…

Mediterranean Chicken and Vegetable Stew

Ingredients: 4 Chicken Legs (Split into 4 thighs and drumsticks) 1tbsp Herbs de Provence 3 Zucchini (trimmed, quartered lengthwise, core removed and sliced into ½ inch pieces) 3 Baby Eggplant (trimmed, quartered lengthwise, core removed) 250g Cherry Tomatoes (washed and split in half) 1 Small Bunch of Basil 5 Sprigs of Thyme 1litre Chicken Stock 2…