Cornflake Easter Nests

Cornflake Easter Nests Ingredients200 g milk chocolate, chopped2 tbsp golden syrup, substitute with honey50g unsalted butterPinch of salt90 g cornflakes36 mini eggs MethodLine a 12-hole muffin pan with paper liners and set aside.Add the chocolate, butter, and golden syrup (or honey) to a large, microwave-safe mixing bowl.Warm in the microwave in 30-second increments until completely […]

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Almond Croissants

Almond Croissant IngredientsTo assemble8 store-bought croissants, halved horizontally50g sliced almonds For the Frangipane90g almond flour110g unsalted butter, at room temperature90g muscovado sugar2 large eggs, at room temperature1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste, substitute with vanilla extract3 tbsp cake flourPinch of salt For the simple syrup60g granulated sugar5 tbsp water MethodMake the sugar syrupIn a small saucepan, […]

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Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates Ingredients6 medjool dates60 g creamy peanut butter60 g dark or milk chocolate, melted1 tablespoon of chopped nuts for garnishFlakey sea salt MethodSlice the dates halfway lengthwise.Fill the center of each date with a spoonful of peanut butter.Dip each of the stuffed dates into the melted chocolate. Once coated set aside on […]

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Upside-Down Banana Bread

Upside-down banana bread IngredientsFor the banana caramel topping:1 banana, sliced horizontally120g demerara sugar1/4 cup water For the banana bread batter:3 medium-sized bananas115g double cream yogurt2 large eggs100g white sugar50g demerara sugar113g unsalted butter, melted1.5 cups dark chocolate chips1/2 cup roast pecan nuts300g cake flour2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda1 tsp cinnamon powder1/4 nutmeg […]

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Hidden Heart Centre Cake

Hidden heart cake Ingredients90 ml full cream milk, at room temperature6 large eggs, at room temperature4 tsp vanilla extract300 g cake flour, sifted300 g castor sugar8 g baking powderSalt370 g unsalted butter, softenedPink gel food colouring Buttercream100 g unsalted butter, softened200 g icing sugar, sifted1 tsp vanilla extract1 – 2 tbsp milk, if neededPink sprinkles, […]

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Romany Creams Cheesecake Truffles

Romany Creams Cheesecake Truffles Ingredients200 g Romany Creams biscuits, substitute with chocolate sandwiched cookies120g medium-fat cream cheese200g milk chocolate, melted OptionalSprinkles MethodPrepare a 20x 20 cm square cake tin with baking paper and set aside.Place biscuits in a food processor and pulse till the biscuits resemble crumbs.Add in the cream cheese and pulse till combined […]

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Saffron Rice & Meatballs

Saffron rice and Meatballs Ingredients500g lean beef mince2 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp smoked paprika1/2 tsp cumin powderSalt and black pepper to taste1 large egg3 tbsp dried bread crumbsOlive oil, for frying Saffron rice1 medium onion, chopped1 cup basmati rice, rinsed1 1/2 cups vegetable stockZest of 1 small lemon1/2 tsp turmeric powderA pinch […]

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Turkish Eggs (Cilibir)

Turkish Eggs (Cilibir) 1 cup labnehSalt to taste5 tbsp unsalted butter4 large eggs, at room temperature5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced1 tsp chilli flakesĀ½ tsp smoked paprikaFresh dill for servingToasted baguette for serving MethodAdd salt to the labneh, mix well and set aside.Fill large saucepan three-quarters full with water on medium-high heat until the water is […]

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Garlicky Smashed Potatoes

Garlicky Smashed Potatoes Ingredients1kg baby potatoes5 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil4 cloves garlic, crushed1 Tbsp coriander, choppedSalt and black pepper to taste30g mozzarella, grated MethodPreheat your oven to 200C.Place potatoes in a large pot of salted water. Bring to a boil. Allow to cook for 20-25 minutes or until just fork-tender, drain the potatoes. Arrange […]

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