Category Archives: Recipes

Grandma’s Summer Berry Trifle

Recipe Grandmas Summer Berry Trifle

Serves 8-10 Prep time 30 minutes Ingredients: 170g La Casa Del Formaggio Mascarpone Cheese 60g caster sugar 750ml Norco Thickened Cream 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp icing sugar 450g store bought sponge or Madeira cake, cut into pieces 1kg of mixed seasonal fruits (we used strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and peaches) 60ml orange or

Middle Eastern Skillet Chicken Rice – One Pan Dinner

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This Middle Eastern Chicken Skillet is the ultimate, easy weeknight dinner that will have everyone coming back for seconds. Seared golden brown chicken thighs, caramelised bacon bits, aromatic herbs and plenty of Middle Eastern spices make for a delicious meal that comes together in one pan, topped with an array of finishing accompaniments to please

Blood Orange Marmalade

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Create this easy homemade marmalade using blood oranges to capture the beautiful and vibrant shades of pink of this amazing citrus fruit! The incredible flavours make this marmalade extremely versatile. Delicious on toasts, stirred through yoghurt, on a piping hot scone with lashings of butter, or on sourdough toast with crumpled Feta, rosemary and crispy

The Purple Platter

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Our chef Nelly has shared with us her recipe to cooking some of her favourite purple vegetables. All things purple – A sweet, smokey, and crunchy ensemble with a hint of exotic spices. Ingredients Your favourite purple veggies EVOO Honey Mediterranean spice Seasoning (Dukkah, sumac, Ras El Hanout) Fennel seeds Red shallots Garlic Lime juice

Nelly’s Ultimate Fritters

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This fritter batter recipe creates a versatile, light golden, stay-crunchy fritter batter for sweet or savoury dishes. Excellent for bananas, apples, rhubarb, as well as fish, prawns, scallops and stick veggies.  Dry Ingredients: 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup sieved plain rice cracker powder-the secret ingredient (ground finely 100g of plain rice crackers in a grinder)