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How to Cook Thai Coconut Quinoa

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Thai Coconut Quinoa: For the dressing: 2 garlic cloves ¾ cup unsalted peanuts, roasted 1 2/3 cup fresh cilantro, long and thick stems chopped off 2 tbsp lime zest, finely grated ¼ cup toasted sesame oil 1/3 cup Sriracha hot sauce Freshly squeezed juice of 3 medium ... Read More »

How to Bake Roasted Veggie-Cheese Tart

Serves: 3 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1 hour 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Roasted Veggie-Cheese Tart: For the beetroot: 4 small fresh beetroot, trimmed 2 egg whites 1 lb table salt For the tart: 12 oz ready-made puff pastry sheet 5 oz soft goat cheese 10 cherry tomatoes 1 courgette, trimmed and cut into bite-sized chunks 2 garlic ... Read More »

How to Make Japanese Persimmon Salad

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 9 minutes Ingredients needed to make Japanese Persimmon Salad: For the dressing: 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1 Thai red chile, deseeded, ribs sliced off and finely chopped 1 anchovy fillet 2 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted ½ tsp togarashi 1 tsp granulated sugar 1 tbsp white miso 2 tbsp mirin Freshly squeezed out ... Read More »

How to Bake Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

Serves: 6-8 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms: 24 medium white mushrooms, stemmed and wiped clean ¼ lb fresh lump crabmeat 1 shallot, finely chopped ¼ cup fontina cheese, shredded 3 tbsp panko breadcrumbs 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp dry sherry ¼ tsp each of sea salt and freshly ground black ... Read More »

How to Cook Minestrone Soup

Yields: 4 quarts Preparation time: overnight Cooking time:1 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Minestrone Soup: 1 cup macaroni, cooked al dente 1 cup white beans, soaked overnight 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 potatoes, peeled and diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped Bunch of Swiss chard, washed and shredded 1 small head Napa cabbage, ... Read More »

How to Cook Chilaquiles

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time:1 hour Ingredients needed to make Chilaquiles: For the chilaquiles: 20 (6’’) corn tortillas, sliced into 8 wedges 3 dried ancho chiles, stemmed and deseeded 3 serrano chiles, stemmed and roughly chopped Juice of a medium lime 1 white onion, finely diced Bunch of fresh cilantro, stemmed and roughly chopped 2 tomatoes, cored and ... Read More »

How to Bake Crackling Scones

Yields: 12 scones Preparation time: 3 hours Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Crackling Scones: 1lb 2 oz all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 4 fl oz sour cream 4 tbsp milk 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated 4 ½ oz unsalted butter ½ tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp dried yeast 9 oz streaky bacon, diced ... Read More »

How to Cook Spanish Meatballs In Seafood Soup

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients needed to make Spanish Meatballs In Seafood Soup: 300 gm minced pork 300 gm squid, sliced into rings 300 gm chorizo, chopped into bite-sized chunks 400 gm clams, scrubbed and debearded 3 small shallots, diced 3 garlic cloves, 1 sliced and 2 smashed 300 gm tomatoes, finely chopped and squashed ... Read More »

How to Cook Sambuca Cheese Balls

Yields: 18-20 balls Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients needed to make Sambuca Cheese Balls: 3 tbsp all purpose four ½ cup whole milk ricotta 1 tsp baking powder 1 egg 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp orange zest, finely grated 2 tsp Sambuca liqueur 2 tsp icing sugar, for serving Corn oil or flavourless vegetable oil, for frying ... Read More »

How to Cook Zuppa Di Baccala

Serves: 6 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Zuppa Di Baccala: 600 gm fresh cod 2 garlic cloves, peeled 1 white onion, peeled 2 canned (400 gms each) plum tomatoes 2 celery sticks, trimmed and inner green leaves reserved 1 small dried red chilli, crushed 2 small carrots, peeled Bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked ... Read More »