In this recipe of beer braised brisket, warm spices and dark larger wrap around the meat as it slowly sizzles to a deeply rich and flavour filled finale. If you are limited on time you can cook this in a pressure cooker. Alternatively you can have it on all day in a slow cooker. In … Continue reading Beer Braised Brisket
The day before process 200g butter, 2 garlic cloves and a handful of thyme, parsley, sage and rosemary in a food processor and season with sea salt and pepper. Rub under the turkey skin, all over the breast meat. Store the turkey in the fridge. Rule of Thumb – roast the turkey 20 mins … Continue reading Let’s talk Turkey
Having had a query on what to do with ham – I really need to let you in on a little secret – since my amazing Irish friend Ger, first introduced me to ham baked in Coke, I have never gone back. I truly thought it would be disgusting. I personally refuse to drink Coke … Continue reading Christmas Ham – the low down
Steamed fish in banana leaf is simple and means you can have a mess free, healthy dish on the table in minutes. The banana leaf wraps around your fish, allowing the steam to cook the delicate fish. You can cook on a BBQ or inside your home oven. Banana leaf is available from the banana … Continue reading Steamed Fish in Banana Leaf
This is a quick, easy and delicious Summer style, BBQ dish that can be whipped up in under 30 minutes 3.5.3208
Arancini is the ultimate delight of using up left risotto to create a dish that is equally if not more enjoyed than the original.
This chorizo, chicken and olive paella recipe is smokey, rich and packed with flavour. If you don’t own a paella pan then you can resort to a flat shallow frying pan. Try to find the best smoked paprika you can buy. It will add so much depth to the flavour of this dish. This is … Continue reading Chorizo, chicken and olive paella
This is a hit for children and adults alike – Skewer the chicken and cook on the BBQ for some Summer sizzle!
This is the recipe I used to create the beef in crispy wanton cups for the fund raiser for Ronald McDonald House in Auckland, 2013. It is a great and versatile recipe as it is even more delicious the next day meaning you can keep it and reheat – serve as a starter; or as … Continue reading Spicy Coconut Braised Beef (Rendang)
We love pork belly all year around. I love to use it in rice paper rolls in the Summer. But there is nothing better when the weather cools down than getting something slow cooking. Pork belly is lush with gorgeous soft meat and crusty crunchy skin on top. I have given you a really simple … Continue reading Pork Belly: lushly slow roasted