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

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) … Continue reading Pork, Mushroom, Potato and Onion Frittata with Arugula Salad

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 … Continue reading Chicken with Corn Puree and Summer Squash