Culinary

Tamarillo relish with deep fried Brie

Tamarillo Relish with deep fried Brie Top of Form Add “Deep- Bottom of Form Ingredients For the deep-fried Brie 150g/5½oz Brie, cut into 3 wedges 1 egg, beaten 75g/2½oz fresh breadcrumbs vegetable oil for deep frying For the tamarillo relish 1 tamarillo, insides only 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 25g/1oz sugar 25ml/1fl oz red wine Preparation method To make the deep-fried Brie, dip…

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Making mustard

Making Mustard First, you need cold liquid. What gives mustard its bite is a chemical inside the seeds reacting with cool or cold liquid. You also need to break the seeds to get at the fiery chemical — it’s like cutting an onion. Heat damages this reaction, however, so to make a hot mustard use cold water, and…

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Hummus a la Jamie

Hummus a la Jamie 1 can chickpeas 1 teaspoon cumin seed, pounded 2 small dried red chilies, crumbled 1 garlic clove, peeled and pounded to a paste 1 lemon, juice of salt & fresh ground pepper extra virgin olive oil   DIRECTIONS This is so simple to make. Really it’s all about personal taste – the way…

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Tzatziki

Tzatziki Sauce Ingredients: 2 cups plain Greek yogurt 1 cup diced seedless cucumber 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill Salt and pepper, to taste Directions: In a medium bowl, combine Greek yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, garlic, and dill. Stir until well combined. Taste and season with…

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Sesame, Sunflower and Flax biscuits

Sesame, Sunflower and Flax biscuits 200 gm shelled sunflower seeds, roasted, unsalted 100 gm sesame seeds 60 gm whole flax seeds 2 tspn sea salt 2.5 tblsp Psyllium husks 2 cups water (Can add fennel, caraway, cumin seed or chopped rosemary leaves as a suggestion) Directions Preheat oven to 160 degrees In a bowl, mix…

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Pea Pesto

Pea Pesto Ingredients   2 cups frozen peas blanched 4 minutes Clove garlic 1 – 2 Chillies Salt and pepper to taste Fresh basil and mint, a handful in all Zest and juice of one lemon 2 Handfuls freshly grated Parmesan Cheese   Method Drain peas and cool in ice water to retain colour Place…

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Rose Pelargonium Lemonade

ROSE SCENTED PELARGONIUM LEMONADE:  (Concentrated mix : mix 1-8)   5 Large lemons 1.5 litres of boiling water 2 kilo’s granulated sugar 60 grams citric acid Double handful of Pelargonium rose leaves rinsed   Squeeze juice from the 5 lemons and the rind of one and pour into large bowl. Pour sugar and citric acid…

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