40 minutesComments Off on Silky sweet potato soup
I am all for convenience, but when it comes to soup, you’ll never catch me with a ready made one. Not only are the flavours diluted, the real thing is so quick and easy to make it makes no sense … Read more
Comments Off on COOK’s most popular recipe: Baked prawns with sun-dried tomato, feta & parsley
This is by far, the most popular dish I have ever served at a course. Four years ago I watched 24 Cooks , completely silent, gathered around 2 large baking dishes in different kitchens, shamelessly double dunking their bread and … Read more
Comments Off on HAPPY HOLIDAYS -Christmas 2016
Dear COOK fanatics and friends
For the first time ever I have posted the comprehensive notes from this years Christmas course.
Happy Holidays and remember to cook with love
Table and craft pictures here
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30 minutesComments Off on Kayla’s lemon and white chocolate curd
I thought I was in possession of the best lemon curd recipe-which I always add a splash of tequila to-but pastry chef Kayla Mansfield’s method makes this the unbeatable recipe.
Lemon curd is always an onerous task because it requires … Read more
15 mnutesComments Off on Chocolate Chilli & Coconut tart
This simple tart took me just two tries to develop and has been the easiest dessert I have made on a course. One recipe feeds 28 people and the entire tart takes 15 minutes to make.
Use a combination of … Read more
Comments Off on Easter brunch:Basil cream mushrooms
This delicious dish is a staple favourite in my home. It’s served a side, as a base for a Woolworth’s rotisserie chicken, for strips of fillet with added chilli or into a pasta.
It’s simple but the secret is the … Read more