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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Gochujang Prawns

Gochujang Prawns Ingredients500g large prawns, cleaned (keep shells on)100g butter butter4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil6 garlic cloves, finely diced1 tbsp gochujang1/2 cup vegetable stockjuice of half a lemonFresh coriander to garnish MethodHeat the butter and oil in a pan over medium-high heat.Add the minced garlic and cook for a minute.Add the gochujang paste and […]

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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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Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta IngredientsExtra virgin olive oil1 medium onion, finely sliced3 garlic cloves, minced125 g Sun-dried tomato pesto1 cup fresh cream1/2 cup milk1 tbsp tomato paste1/4 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated (extra for serving)Salt and black pepper to taste300 g penne pasta4 cups baby spinach MethodCook your pasta in a large pot of […]

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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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Peach, Burrata and Prosciutto Salad

Peach, burrata and prosiutto salad Ingredients2 dessert peaches150g burrata cheese4 slices prosciuttofresh basil leaves2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil2 sprigs of fresh thyme1 teaspoon flakey sea saltFreshly cracked black pepper MethodSlice each peach into 8 wedges and arrange them on a platter. Carefully tear the prosciutto and place it over the peaches. Scatter the basil […]

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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 flakes½ 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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Granadilla & Coconut Loaf

Granadilla & Coconut Loaf Cake Ingredients220g EVOO180g granulated sugar1 tbsp vanilla paste3 large eggsZest 1 large lemon280g cake flour20g desiccated coconut1 tsp of baking powder½ tsp bicarbonate of sodaPinch of salt225g double cream yogurt¾ cup of granadilla pulp, plus extra for topping250g mascarpone, at room temperature MethodPreheat your oven to 180°C. prepare your loaf pan […]

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