Penne       With Peppers And Mozzarella

Penne With Peppers And Mozzarella

Use only fresh mozzarella available at good supermarkets and delis. serves 4 Ingredients 400g dried penne pasta 2 chargrilled red capsicum extra virgin olive oil juice of ½ lemon 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed chopped parsley 5 anchovy fillets, chopped 6 … Read more »

Penne       With Sage

Penne With Sage

serves 4 Ingredients 400g dried penne pasta 40g butter 16 sage leaves parmesan, freshly grated sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Baked       Persimmon Pudding

Baked Persimmon Pudding

Ingredients 1 cup persimmon puree 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon pinch salt 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla essence ½ cup milk 1 tablespoon melted butter ½ cup … Read more »

Pickled       Plums

Pickled Plums

Ingredients 5kg plums 2 1/2 kg sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon whole pepper 1 tablespoon ginger 1 tablespoon cloves 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 cups vinegar

Pears In Verjuice

Pears In Verjuice

Ingredients 6 Pears peeled with stems intact 100 mls Verjuice 200 mls freshly squeezed orange juice & peeled rind of an orange 1/2 cup caster sugar 3/4 cup water

Christmas Walnuts

Christmas Walnuts

Ingredients 500g pecans (or walnuts) 1/2 cup melted butter *half 1/4 cup sugar *quarter 2 tablespoons sherry 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon salt

Hersheys       Peanut Butter Balls

Hersheys Peanut Butter Balls

Ingredients 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 60g butter, softened ¾ cup sifted icing sugar pinch of salt 1 teaspoon vanilla essence ¾ cup chopped blanched peanuts 180g Hersheys semi sweet chocolate chips

Peanut Clusters

Peanut Clusters

Ingredients 2 cups crunchy peanut butter 100g butter 3 cups rice bubbles 3 cups icing sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 500g dark chocolate, melted

Grape       And Mascarpone Pastries

Grape And Mascarpone Pastries

Ingredients 1 sheet frozen puff pastry thawed 1 tablespoons castor sugar 1 cup cream 1 cup mascarpone 2 tablespoons icing sugar 500g mixed green and black grapes 250ml sparkling wine 3 tablespoons castor sugar

Parsley       Sauce

Parsley Sauce

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley salt and freshly ground black pepper

Maria's       Pinapple And Nut Turkey Stuffing

Maria's Pinapple And Nut Turkey Stuffing

Maria Ingredients 4 cups cubed bread 3/4 cup pineapple 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4 cup melted butter 2 eggs lightly beaten 1 stick celery, chopped

Char-grilled       Baby Octopus

Char-grilled Baby Octopus

Ingredients 500g baby octopus, cleaned and heads and beaks removed 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 2 tablespoons parsley finely chopped 100 ml olive oil 50 ml lemon juice salt and freshly ground black pepper

Pickled       Baby Octopus

Pickled Baby Octopus

Ingredients 3 kg baby octopus 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 6 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced thinly 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup extra virgin olive oil