Recipes

Lamb Shanks W. Red Wine Sauce & Gremolata

Lamb Shanks W. Red Wine Sauce & Gremolata 3 tablespoons vegetable oil4 lamb shanks (around 2kg)1 large brown onion2 celery stalks1 large carrot3 garlic cloves3 tablespoons tomato paste250 ml red wine3 400 g canned diced tomatoes500 ml chicken stock2 teaspoons sugar2 fresh bay leaves1 large orange peelsea salt & freshly cracked pepperFor the Gremolata1/2 cup [...]
Lamb

Perfect Pork Belly

Perfect Festive Pork Belly 1.5 kg piece boneless pork belly (skin scored at 1cm intervals)Olive oil (to drizzle)PORK BRINE3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar (170g)3/4 cup sea salt (165g)4 garlic cloves (crushed)1 tsp whole black peppercorns2 cloves1 bay leaf1 thyme sprig Place the pork skin side up on an oven rack over the sink and [...]
Festive, Pork

Sweet Strawberry Focaccia With Basil

Sweet Strawberry Focaccia With Basil 400 g plain four100 g fine semolina2 g sea-salt flakes380 ml warm water7 g dried yeast1 tsp ⁄2caster sugar1 cup ⁄4extra virgin olive oilExtra plain flour (to dust)Extra olive oil (to grease)Extra semolina (to dust)2 x 250g punnets strawberries (hulled, sliced into rounds)1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar1 cup ⁄3icing sugar mixture1 [...]
Strawberry

CORNED BEEF, HORSERADISH AND PARSLEY WHITE SAUCE

CORNED BEEF, HORSERADISH AND PARSLEY WHITE SAUCE 1.2 kg piece corned silverside (corned beef)1 onion (peeled, studded with 6 cloves)2 bay leaves2 tbsp brown sugar60 ml ¼ cup malt vinegar12 small new potatoesSteamed greens (to serve)Horseradish & parsley white sauce30 g unsalted butter1 1/2 tbsp plain flour430 ml milk1 tbsp horseradish cream2 tbsp finely chopped [...]
Beef

MALAYSIAN-STYLE BBQ LAMB RUMP WITH A NOODLE SALAD

MALAYSIAN-STYLE BBQ LAMB RUMP WITH A NOODLE SALAD 4 x 160g lamb rumpMarinade1 tsp cuminA small knob of ginger (peeled and grated)1/2 tsp cayenne pepper1/2 tsp salt2 tsp coriander root (finely chopped)1/4 cup tamarind sauce or light soy sauce1 tsp vegetable oilNoodle salad200 g vermicelli noodles1 cup mint leaves1 cup coriander leaves1 handful salted peanuts [...]
Lamb

Plum and Ginger Glazed Christmas Ham

Plum and Ginger Glazed Christmas Ham 1 5-6 kg smoked ham on the bone1 jar plum jam1/3 cup lime juice1 teaspoon Dijon mustard2 teaspoon grated fresh gingerSalt to season Using a sharp knife, score the skin around the knuckle. Starting at the opposite end, lift the skin with your fingers and gently separate between the [...]
Festive, Pork
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