ROAST PUMPKIN AND ROOT VEGETABLE DAHL WITH CORIANDER AND YOGHURT

This soup is complex with a touch of heat and spice accenting the layered flavours of the roast vegetables.   INGREDIENTS   1/2 Kent pumpkin ,peeled and chopped into large chunks 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 3 carrots, …

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QUINOA FRITTERS WITH GREEN GODDESS SAUCE

  These are great as finger food or even as a maincourse ( made into larger fritters) Feel free to vary the herbs and cheese according to what you may have in your refrigerator at the time.   INGREDIENTS   …

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Edamame, Avacado and Wasabi Guacamole with Sweet Simmered Tofu

EDAMAME, AVACADO AND WASABI GUACAMOLE This is sure to get the WOW factor going amongst your guests. Edamame are soy beans which can be found in the freezer section of your Asian Grocer.   INGREDIENTS 1 Ripe Avocado 1 Cup Edamame …

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Salmon Stuffed Glutinous Rice Balls with a Mango, Cucumber and Mint Salad

These exotic rice balls could be steamed, fried or baked in the oven. They can be filled with lots of variations including duck, prawns, chicken or even tofu. The salad colud be varied by substituting peach or nectarine for the …

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Roast Garlic and Rosemary Flatbread with Salted Whipped Ricotta

Imagine serving this up as a side dish to a beautiful fragrant butterflied leg of lamb, perfcetly cooked on the hotplate of your barbeque.   INGREDIENTS 1 bulb of garlic (wrapped in foil and roasted until tender and soft 180°C) …

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Citrus Salmon Confit with Witlof Creme Fraiche and Capers

This is one of my all time favourites. It can be part of an entrée or as a stand alone main course. You need to begin the recipe the day before as the recipe is lighly cured overnight before being …

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Mini Yorkshire Puddings with Smoked Trout Remoulade

These are the perfect canapé for any occasion. They could also be topped with smoked chicken or even turkey with a cranberry sauce. INGREDIENTS 125g cream cheese 2-3 heaped tsp horseradish Juice and zest of 1 lemon Small bunch fresh …

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Crispy Prawn Cakes

This is an inventive Chinese canapé or entrée which really hits the spot for hungry guests. It could also be made with chicken or pork. INGREDIENTS 300g raw prawn meat. Handful coriander leaves, roughly chopped 3cm knob of ginger finely …

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Polenta Parmesan and Rocket Flan with Roasted Beetroot Feta and Sweet Potato Topping

This is a colourful and rich vegetarian dish that can be served cold cut in squares as finger food or hot from the oven with the green olive aioli Smoked trout could be added as a garnish after baking. INGREDIENTS …

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Chargrilled Squid with Chorizo and Eggplant Marmalade

This is a delicious winter dish with a slight kick but mainly rich and robust flavours. It could be served with pasta or gnocchi or even bitter leaves such as radicchio as a base. INGREDIENTS Olive oil 2 eggplant, sliced …

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