Category: Recipes

Pomegranate Hummus with Spicy Sausage

Somer Sivrioglu is from Turkey, but his restaurant's most popular dish, hummus, isn't! So in order to satisfy his clienteles love of both this Arabic staple and Somer's signature Turkish cuisine he had to make some changes. Having tried both Somer's hummus and the one we made following this recipe, we can confirm that it is definitely a change for ...

Superfood Salad

Spring is here and we want to keep our meals light while still enjoying amazing flavours. With the introduction of Extraordinary Foods range of snacks, seasoning and sprinkles we thought we would share one of their  most popular recipes for Balsamic Glazed Superfood Salad. Ingredients: 1 bunch fresh curly kale 1 pomegranate 50g sliced almonds 4 ...

Herbie’s Shish Spiced Lamb Kebab

Try Herbie's delicious recipe for shish spiced lamb kebabs! Doing things on skewers makes your guests think you’ve been working hard, but the truth is that once you’ve invested in a few metal skewers so that you don’t have to soak bamboo ones, it only takes a few minutes to do. Ingredients: 3 or 4 lamb leg chops, cut into 2-3 cm cubes 1 oni...

Savoury Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding is just as delicious as a savoury meal as it is a sweet treat. The key to elevating this recipe from its 'things to do with stale bread' status is to use quality ingredients. Try our interpretation of the humble bread and butter pudding recipe, with a savoury twist. It takes a little more time than your usual bread and butt...

Recipe: Lamb Balti

The Balti originates from Baltistan in Northern Pakistan where the cuisine style has some similarities with neighbouring China. Traditionally cooked in a round shaped, two handled pan, the Balti Dish or Karahi as it is also known, has a strong passing resemblance to the Wok. This aromatic, quick to cook, medium hot curry is made with lean lamb stri...

Recipe: Creamy Seafood Chowder

This seafood chowder is rich and creamy without being heavy. The use of dulse seaweed adds a smokey flavour and silken texture to the broth. Ingredients: 40g unsalted butter 2 medium onions, peeled and sliced. 1 large leek, finely sliced 600ml fish stock 500ml milk 500g mixed firm white fish - ling, barramundi , salmon,  300g prawns or cla...

Recipe: Saffron & Orange Syrup Cake

This is a quick and easy approach to a syrup cake using our very own Essential Ingredient Saffron Syrup. The earthy flavour of saffron enhances the zingy citrus in this incredibly moist cake that will have them asking for seconds...or thirds. Ingredients: 125g butter, softened 1 cup caster sugar 4 eggs Zest of 1 Orange 2 cups desiccated cocon...

Recipe: Cheese Fondue

It's time to forget the fondue of the 70s and 80s and reacquaint yourself with the traditions of this delicious dish. Discover Nick Haddow's interpretation of this classic Swiss recipe below. If you are without a fondue set you can use a slow cooker instead. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 garlic clove 375ml dry white wine 1 tsp lemon juice 400g grat...

Recipe: Peach and Cardamom Crisp

"Make the most of the end of the stone fruit season with this quick and easy recipe. Also try using figs, apricots, plums, or a combination of fruits – the result will be just as delicious. We love the crisp filo pastry as a base, but if you’re after something a little more decadent, use puff pastry." - Kate Hemphill Ingredients: 4 sheets fil...