Salami Pizza Scrolls
Mar18

Salami Pizza Scrolls

These are made using a gluten free puff pastry which is purchased from the freezer section. Yes, I often cheat with packet items. This brand is the “Coles” variety, and it isn’t great but is quick to work with. Look for other brands at your local gluten free fair and try them out. I’ve had some great ones, and some terrible ones, but it is worth the testing because when you find a good one you can make a wide...

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Haloumi Egg & Pork Salad
Feb13

Haloumi Egg & Pork Salad

A quick mid-week meal, a delicious but filling warm salad packed with protein and nutrients. Ingredients 2 slices haloumi cheese per person 120 grams pork strips per person Snow pea sprouts 2 boiled eggs per person Yellow cherry tomatoes Green beans 2 handfuls washed baby spinach per person Ingredients – Pork Marinade Dried or fresh basil, thyme, oregano Olive Oil Lemon Juice Method Marinate pork in herbs, lemon juice and olive...

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Pizza Scrolls
Jan17

Pizza Scrolls

A gluten free filo pastry from the food fair last weekend along with some Tofutti Ricotta Cheese help to create this basic recipe for Pizza Scrolls. Ingredients Premade Gluten Free ‘Filo’ Pastry Tofutti Ricotta Cheese 10 sun dried tomatoes 1/2 cup loosely packed basil 3 bacon rachers or pieces of ham Optional: Salami or Pancetta Optional: Pesto Mayo to serve Method Place a piece of pastry onto a clean board or bench Spread...

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Pesto
Sep08

Pesto

This is the classic pesto recipe with Basil and Pine Nuts, but cashews and almonds make a great substitute with a little extra oil. Ingredients 2 cups Basil, tightly packed 1 cup pine nuts ½ cup olive oil Salt & Pepper Garlic Light = 5 cloves Mid = 10 cloves Extreme = 20+ cloves   How to make it Peel garlic, wash basil Put everything in the blender Blend, scrape, blend, scrape Serve! Tips & Alternatives Add spinach or any...

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Smoked Salmon and Blue Cheese Risotto
Jul21

Smoked Salmon and Blue Cheese Risotto

A rich and creamy winter dish featuring delicious smoked salmon and your favourite blue cheese. We’ve deliberately not specified a brand because there’s too many to choose from. Shop local, look for cheeses made from ingredients sourced from your local area or made by local farmers. You’ll be amazed at the standard that’s hiding right there in your back yard. INGREDIENTS 1 litre of chicken stock 1 x large onion...

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Roast Chilli Dip
Oct07

Roast Chilli Dip

Drew loves chilli so I whipped up a healthy, preservative free dip for him to enjoy with crackers over the xmas period as an alternative to all of the cheesy, dairy based dips we’d been eating. This dip is so simple to make with practically no preparation time required. We picked some chilli’s from Mum’s garden, they’ve had so many that they are a little sick of them so Drew gets a handful every time we visit....

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