Chicken Tortellini With Lemon Butter Sauce
Ingredients (serves 6) Grated zest and juice of 1 large lemon 1 tbs olive oil 2 eschalots, finely chopped 1 cup (250ml) chardonnay 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock 1 bay leaf 750g chicken tortellini 2 bunches mini asparagus*, tips only 200g chilled unsalted butter, chopped Fresh mixed herbs or micro salad leaves*, to serve Method Place zest in a pan with 1 cup (250ml) water....
Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 600g beef mince 410g can chopped tomatoes with tomato paste and roasted capsicum 2 fresh lasagne sheets, each cut crossways into 4 pieces 8 fresh basil leaves, torn 2/3 cup fresh ricotta cheese, crumbled 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese Olive oil cooking spray Method Preheat oven to...
Pesto, Rocket And Bacon Pasta
Ingredients (serves 4) 375g dried spaghetti pasta 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 3 bacon rashers, rind removed, thinly sliced 150g ctn Copperpot Basil with Cashew & Parmesan Chunky Dip 40g baby rocket leaves Method Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions. Drain, reserving 60ml (1/4 cup) of the cooking liquid. Return the pasta...
Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Basil Pesto
Ingredients (serves 8) 750g unpeeled orange sweet potato 500g unpeeled desiree potatoes 1 egg yolk 2 cups plain flour Baby rocket leaves and shaved parmesan cheese, to serve Basil pesto 2 cups fresh basil leaves 3 garlic cloves, quartered 1/2 cup finely grated parmesan cheese 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted 1/4 cup lemon juice 2/3 cup olive oil Method Place a large steamer...
Basil Pesto Chicken
Ingredients (serves 2) 200g dried fettuccine 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 single chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons basil pesto 1 cup cream shaved parmesan, to serve basil leaves, to serve Method Cook fettuccine according to the packet directions. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large, non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring...
Ingredients 2 cups basil leaves, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/4 cup (45g) toasted pine nuts 1/3 cup (35g) finely grated parmesan 1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil, plus extra Method Place the basil, garlic, pine nuts and parmesan in the bowl of a food processor and process until finely chopped. (Alternatively, place ingredients in a mortar and pound with a pestle...
Basil Pesto Pasta
Ingredients (serves 4) 375g dried linguine pasta 1 cup fresh basil leaves 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Shaved parmesan cheese, to serve Method Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet directions until tender. Drain. Return to pan. Meanwhile, process...
Chilli Chicken With Pasta And Basil Pesto
Ingredients (serves 4) 500g dried penne pasta 1 bunch broccolini, cut into 5cm lengths 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes Bought basil pesto, to serve Chicken cacciatore base 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 1.7kg chicken thigh fillets, cut into 4cm pieces 3 red onions, halved, thinly sliced 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 x 700g btls Home Brand Chunky Pasta Sauce 500ml (2 cups) white wine ...
Angel Hair Pasta With Prawns, Tomatoes And Basil
Ingredients (serves 4) 20 medium green king prawns 2 tbs olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 275g cherry truss tomatoes, halved 1 cup basil leaves or rocket 1 long red chilli, seeded, thinly sliced 1 lemon, zested, juiced 400g dried capellini (angel-hair pasta) Extra virgin olive oil, to drizzle Method Peel...
Ingredients (serves 6) 1.5kg (about 5 large) sebago potatoes, peeled, chopped into 3cm pieces 2 eggs, lightly beaten Pinch of nutmeg 2 1/3 cups (350g) plain flour, sifted 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 250g pancetta, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 cups (500ml) thickened cream 40g unsalted butter 1 cup (120g) frozen baby peas, blanched, refreshed Shaved parmesan...
Chai Latte Cheesecake
Cooking Time 60 minutes Ingredients (serves 8) 250g packet ginger nut biscuits 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 80g butter, melted Filling 500g cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup caster sugar 3 eggs 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder 1 tablespoon boiling water 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 teaspoon ground...
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Strawberry Salad With Strawberry Poppyseed...
Strawberry Salad with Sugared Almonds This salad is a great way to enjoy those fresh berries. You get a double dose of strawberry goodness with a good drizzle of Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing. I also love adding the crunch of homemade sugared almonds. They add a little bit of pizazz and compliment the strawberries so well. This is my favorite way to add strawberries to the main meal instead of...
Turkish Delight Cupcakes
Serving size: Serves 6 Cooking time: More than 1 hour INGREDIENTS 60g white eating chocolate, chopped roughly 2 tablespoons rose water ½ cup (125ml) water 1/3 cup (45g) pistachios 90g butter, softened 1 cup (220g) firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2/3 cup (100g) self-raising flour 2 tablespoons plain flour Decorations 900g turkish delight, chopped coarsely 2/3 cup (90g) coarsely...
Amaretto Caramel Apple Mug Cobblers
Ingredients Filling: 6 cups apples, peeled & chopped 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping 2 tablespoons amaretto Topping: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 tablespoons milk 2 tablespoons amaretto 1 egg Optional:...
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Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta
Ingredients (serves 4) 350g dried penne pasta 300ml light cream 1/2 cup basil pesto 3 green onions, sliced 1 1/2 cups skinless shredded roast chicken (see related recipe) 1/2 cup drained sun-dried tomatoes, thinly sliced 1/3 cup finely grated parmesan cheese Thinly sliced green onions and crusty bread, to serve Method Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling, salted water,...
Gluten Free Peanut Butter And Chocolate Chip...
Ingredients 1 cup (260g) crunchy peanut butter(although smooth still works) 1 cup (200g) brown sugar 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup (185g) dark choc bits Method Preheat oven to 200°C. Lightly grease two baking trays and line with non-stick baking paper. Combine peanut butter, sugar, bicarbonate of soda and egg in a bowl. Stir in choc bits. Roll teaspoonfuls of...
Gluten Free Honey Chicken
What You Need: *1 lb boneless skinless chicken tenders cut into pieces *1 tsp garlic *1/2 red bell pepper *1/4 cup rice flour *salt *pepper *1/2 cup honey *3 Tbsp gfree soy sauce *3 Tbsp rice wine vinegar *4 Tbsp sugar *cornstarch mixture: 1/4 cup cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water Directions: 1) Coat the chicken with the flour and season with the salt and pepper. Heat some...
Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Ingredients: 180 grams softened butter 1/3 cup caster sugar 125ml condensed milk 1 1/2 cups gluten free self raising flour – I used Orgran 170 grams chocolate chips Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees Beat butter and sugar together until light and creamy Add condensed milk, mix well Add flour and mix Add choc chips and mix Spoon 2 teaspoon of mixture to baking paper lined trays,...
Gluten Free Sausage Rolls
Sausage Roll Pastry Ingredients 450g warm cooked mashed potato 1 1/4 cups rice flour 1/2 cup gluten-free cornflour 1 teaspoon salt 100g butter or Nuttelex spread, chopped 1 egg Method Place mashed potato, rice flour, cornflour, salt and butter or spread in a large bowl. Add egg. Using a flat-bladed knife, stir until dough forms. Dust work surface with cornflour....
Gluten Free Jam Drops
Ingredients 150g unsalted butter, softened 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups gluten-free plain flour (see note) 1 1/2 tablespoons raspberry jam Method Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease 2 baking trays. Line with baking paper. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add flour. Beat to...
Honey Mustard Chicken Drumsticks
Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tablespoons extra-light olive oil 1/4 cup honey 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard 1 orange, juiced 12 chicken drumsticks 450g orange sweet potato, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces 450g desiree potatoes, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces 100g baby spinach leaves Method Preheat oven to 240°C. Combine 1 tablespoon of oil, honey, mustard and 2 to 3 tablespoons of...
Gluten Free Quiche With Homemade Pastry
Gluten Free Quiche with homemade Pastry Recipe Pastry Ingredients 250 grams cream cheese, softened 225 grams butter, softened 1 cup rice flour 1 cup potato flour 2 teaspoons xanthan gum Method Combine cream cheese and butter in a bowl. Stir until smooth. Add flours and xanthan gum, mix well. Chill 30 minutes. Place strips on baking paper at bottom of muffin trays and spray with oil....
Mexican Layered Dip
Gluten Free: Mexican Layered Dip You will need: glass bowl (to display the layered affect) can re-fried beans – I use El de Paso low fat one 2 – 3 avocado’s splash lemon juice 125ml light sour cream 2 tbsp mayonnaise – watch mayo, different brands have gluten in them tsp paprika small onion, diced 2 – 3 tomatoes, diced 1 cup grated cheese natural corn chips – I use Doritos or Thomas...
Gluten Free Pizza Base
Gluten Free Pizza Base Makes 1 pizza Ingredients (serves 6) 7g sachet dry yeast 1 teaspoon caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups gluten free plain flour 2 tablespoons olive oil Method Combine 3/4 cup warm water, yeast, sugar and salt in a jug. Whisk with a fork to dissolve. Cover with plastic wrap. Set aside in a warm place for 5 minutes or until bubbles appear on the surface. Sift flour into...
Gluten Free Fish Tacos
Ingredients 500g fish fillets Olive oil 12 corn tortillas 1 ripe Avocado Cabbage, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon Cider Vinegar Salt Method Thinly slice cabbage. Put in a bowl and sprinkle with cider vinegar and salt. Toss to combine. Peel avocado and remove seed, dice and reserve for later. Soak the fish fillers in cold water for at least one minute. Pat dry with paper towel. Heat a...
Gluten Free Fettuccine Carbonara
Ingredients 375g gluten free fettuccine (or whatever you can find) 100g gluten free bacon, coarsely chopped 2 eggs, lightly whisked 1/2 cup (40g) finely grated parmesan 200ml thickened cream Shaved parmesan, extra, to serve Method Cook the gluten free pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water until al dente. Drain well. Meanwhile, heat a medium frying pan over high heat. Add...
Chicken, Spinach And Sundried Tomato Risotto
Ingredients 1 tbs Olive oil 1 large Onion (diced) 3-4 cups Chicken, chopped or BBQ chicken, shredded 2 cups Arborio rice 3-4 cups Chicken Stock (preferably home made) 1/4 cup White wine, dry 2 cups Baby spinach leaves, washed 1/2 cup Sun dried tomatoes, sliced 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (grated) Method Heat the oil in a large, non-stick saucepan. Add the onion and raw chicken (if using)...
Sweet Potato And Pine Nut Pizza
Ingredients 1 sweet potato 2 tbs tomato paste 1 tsp dried origano 1 tbsp toasted pine nuts 1/2 cup Kraft 3 cheese mix 1 cup plain flour 1 tsp dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water, or to form a soft dough. Method: Heat oven at 180 degrees Celsius. Prepare Pizza tray (preferably with perferations) Make pizza base: dissolve yeast in warm water, add to flour to form a soft dough. Leave to proof. ...
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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Ingredients 100g butter, melted 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups gluten free plain flour 1 cup caster sugar 2/3 cup dark chocolate bits Method Preheat over to 180 degrees celcius. Line a baking tray with baking paper Using a fork, whisk butter with egg and vanilla extract until combined Combine gluten free flour, sugar and choc bits in a large mixing bowl. Add butter...
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Lemon Shortbread Crust (from Cannelle et Vanille) Makes a 10” tart or 8 individual tarts 225 grams butter 110 grams powdered sugar Zest of 1 lemon 1/2 tsp vanilla 170 grams superfine brown rice flour 110 grams cornstarch 30 grams tapioca starch (also called tapioca flour) pinch of salt Cream the butter and powdered sugar together. Add the zest and vanilla extract. Add the dry...
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