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  1. Hot cross buns - Bread

    Ingredients Buns 50g currants 150g fat sultanas 50g quality glace orange peel 14g dried yeast (two sachets) 350ml milk, gently warmed 80ml vegetable oil 90g castor sugar 1 egg 600g plain flour (I prefer organi...Learn More
    Bread
  2. Sushi rolls - Seafood

    Ingredients 1 quantity sushi rice 8 sheets nori (about 19 x 21 cm/7½ x 8¼ inches) wasabi, to taste 400 g (14 oz) piece sashimi salmon, cut into 1–1.5 cm (½ inch) thick slices 1 avocado, sliced into 16 wedges s...Learn More
    Seafood
  3. Praline chocolate ice-cream log - Cake

    Ingredients Almond praline ⅔ cup slivered almonds ⅔ cup sugar Ice-cream mixture 1 cup dried mixed fruit ⅓ cup sweet sherry 4 litres vanilla ice-cream 2 × 200 g rolls almond paste 200 g dark chocolate, chopped ...Learn More
    Cake
  4. Lamb kibbeh - Meat

    Ingredients 235 g (8½ oz/1⅓ cups) burghul (bulgur) 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) minced (ground) Lean lamb 2 onions, finely chopped 2 teaspoons ground allspice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon p...Learn More
    Meat
  5. Lardy cake - Bread

    Ingredients 2 × 7 g sacbets dried yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup warm water 3 cup plain flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 60 g lard ⅓ cup currants 2 tablespoons soft brown sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons ...Learn More
    Bread
  6. Butter poached Murray cod with shaved pearl meat, cucumber and cucumber juice - Seafood

    Ingredients For the fish 150g fillet Murray cod, skin on 15g clarified butter 1 bay leaf Zest of 1 lemon 250g Cloudy Bay clamsFor the avocado cream1 avocado Juice of 1 lemon 20g cream cheese For the cucumber s...Learn More
    Seafood
  7. Abalone, snowpeas and oyster mushrooms - Seafood

    Ingredients 1.3 kg (3 lb) fresh abalone (450 g/1 lb prepared weight) or 450 g (1 lb) tinned abalone 300 g (10½ oz) snowpeas (mangetout), ends trimmed 150 g (5½ oz) oyster mushrooms 2 tablespoons oil 2 garlic c...Learn More
    Seafood
  8. Stuffed sardines - Seafood

    Ingredients 1 kg (2 lb) fresh sardines 1/4 cup (60 ml/2 fl oz) olive oil 1/2 cup (40 g/1 1/4 oz) soft white breadcrumbs 1/4 cup (30 g/1 oz) sultanas 1/4 cup (40 g/1 1/4 oz) pine nuts, toasted 20 g (3/4 oz) can...Learn More
    Seafood
  9. Turkish ravioli - Pasta

    Ingredients Filling 1 tablespoon oil 1 small onion, finely grated 1 red chilli, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 500 g (1 lb) finely minced lamb 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind ...Learn More
    Pasta
  10. Bagels - Bread

    Ingredients 1½ teaspoons dried yeast 1 tablespoon barley malt syrup or honey 4 cups (600 g) high protein flour coarse polenta, for dusting Method 1. Combine the yeast with 1½ cups (375 ml) lukewarm water. Leav...Learn More
    Bread
  11. Skate with black butter - Seafood

    Ingredients 185 g (6 oz) unsalted butter, chopped 1 kg (2 lb) small skate wings 2 1/2 cups (600 ml/20 fl oz) fish stock 1/3 cup (80 ml/2 3/4 fl oz) vinegar 2 tablespoons vinegar, extra 1 tablespoon chopped fre...Learn More
    Seafood
  12. Fritto misto di mare - Seafood

    Ingredients 1 cup (125 g/4 oz) self-raising flour 1/4 cup (30 g/1 oz) cornflour 1 tablespoon oil 8 raw large prawns 8 scallops 12 fresh sardines 500 g (1 lb) skinless white fish fillets (eg. perch, snapper, li...Learn More
    Seafood