Caprese Salad

Step 1: Making the Broth The broth is used to flavour the cheese. Boil 2L of water and one cup of rock salt until the salt is dissolved. Cool before placing in the fridge. The salted water can be kept for up to two months in the fridge, unused....

Pasta Al Forno

PASTA • 1 packet of Penne pasta 1 Cook according to directions on packet and set aside. 2 Drizzle a little olive oil over the top once cooked and drained to stop it sticking. Pasta Sauce Ingredients: • 3 cans of chopped tomatoes • Olive oil • ½ small onion...

Mini Tiramisu Pods

INGREDIENTS • 1 packet Sponge Fingers • 1 tub cream cheese • 3 eggs – separated (mix egg yolk with ½ cup of caster sugar) • 3 cups strong Espresso coffee (cooled with ¼ cup of sugar) • Frozen berries • 1 King size block white chocolate (chopped...

Raw Fish – A Kiwi Favourite

INGREDIENTS • 3 fillets fresh fish (I use Snapper) – cleaned and diced into small strips or squares • Juice of 5-6 fresh limes or 4-5 fresh lemons • 1 red onion – finely diced • 1 red capsicum – finely diced • ½ cucumber – diced • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes • Salt and...

Snapper with Parmesan Egg Batter

Ingredients: • 4 x 125g (approx.) fish fillets, skin removed • ¼ cup flour - seasoned with salt and pepper – extra flour if making more than four fillets • 3 eggs • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese • Rice bran oil • 400ml jar mayonnaise • 3 spoons...

Plum & Almond Chocolate Brownie

We were so lucky to be given some yummy chocolate donated from Whittakers for our Long Lunch’s goodie bags. I took mine home and made this yummy Brownie. Ingredients: • 2 blocks of Whittakers Plum and Almond – Chopped into chunks • 250g butter...

Mushroom Gnocchi

Ingredients: Gluten Free Flour • 1 cup rice flour • 1 cup corn flour • ½ cup tapioca flour Gnocchi • 600 gm mashed potato • 200gm gluten free flour • 1tsp guar gum • 1 egg • 1 tbsp truffle oil • Salt & pepper Pickled Shiitake • Rehydrated...

Mumma’s Meatballs

Ingredients: • 400g prime mince • ½ cup of milk • 1 egg • 1 piece of stale bread, broken up into small pieces. • 1/3 cup of breadcrumbs • Handfull of flat leave parsley, diced • ½ red onion • 3 garlic cloves, finely grated • Salt and pepper •...

Fig & Fennel Salad

I was given fennel in my lunch box. The taste of aniseed is not for everyone! I love this salad; it uses a combination of some of my favourite fruit and vegetables. Ingredients • 3 good sized ripened figs, sliced into quarters – there is no...

Italian Custard Passionfruit Tart

ITALIAN CUSTARD Ingredients • 2 cups full-cream milk • 1 egg • 1 egg yolk • 1/3 cup of caster sugar • ¼ cup cornflour • 1 lemon skin Method To make vanilla custard, place all ingredients, apart from the lemon skin, into a pot. Stir with a wooden...

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