Category: Katren

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Apple Cinnamon Cake 6 – 7 Granny Smith apples 3 tsp cinnamon 4 Tbsp sugar 2 3/4 cups flour, sifted 3 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup apple juice 2 1/2 tsp...

Baked Lemon and Coconut Meringue Cheesecake

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Baked Lemon and Coconut Meringue Cheesecake Serves 8 330g Nice biscuits 120g unsalted butter, melted 500g cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup (150g) caster sugar 4 eggs, plus 2 extra egg yolks 1/2 cup (125ml) lemon juice Zest of 1 lemon Meringue Topping:...

Balsamic Beef and Glass Noodle Salad with Rocket and Parmesan

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Balsamic Beef and Glass Noodle Salad with Rocket and Parmesan Serves 4 400g piece lean rump steak 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 cup (60ml) balsamic vinegar 200g glass noodles (bean thread vermicelli) 1 Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways, thinly sliced on the diagonal...

Chicken and Mango Salad

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Chicken and Mango Salad Serves 4 4 (about 120g each) chicken breasts, fat and sinew trimmed 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves, crushed 60ml (1/4 cup) rice vinegar 1 lime, juiced 1 Tbsp caster sugar 2 kaffir lime leaves, thinly...

Chocolate Caramel Tart

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Chocolate Caramel Tart Serves 6 395g can sweetened condensed milk 250g block Careme dark chocolate shortcrust pastry (or 1 large sheet regular shortcrust pastry) 225g good-quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped 2 eggs 150ml thickened cream, plus extra whipped cream to serve (optional)...

Gateau Opera

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Gateau Opera Serves 6 85g caster sugar 3 eggs 3 eggwhites 100g almond meal 30g plain flour, sifted 1/4 tsp baking powder 150g dark chocolate, melted, cooled Butter Cream: 55g caster sugar 2 egg yolks 3 tsp instant coffee powder 140g unsalted...

Greek Egg and Feta Pies

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Greek Egg and Feta Pies Serves 4 1 sheet puff pastry (thawed) 4 large eggs 30 g feta, crumbled 1 green onion, green part only finely sliced 4 black olives finely chopped 1. Preheat oven to 180 C. 2. Divide puff pastry...

Hot Cross Buns

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Hot Cross Buns 4 cups good quality plain flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons bread improver 1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk 15g dried yeast 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 60g soft butter 1 egg 1 cup sultanas...

Mango Lassi

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Mango Lassi Serves 4 2 large ripe mangoes or 4 frozen mango cheeks 1 cup (280 g) natural yoghurt 100ml milk Zest and juice of 1 lime Brown sugar or honey, to taste (optional) A sprig of mint, to garnish 1. Place...

Mangomisu

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Mangomisu Serves 6 500g mascarpone cheese 600ml thickened cream 1/3 cup (50g) icing sugar 2 egg yolks 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 1/2 cup (125ml) Grand Marnier Juice of 2 oranges 300g savoiardi (sponge finger biscuits) 3 mangoes, flesh sliced 1cm...

Pasta Salad with Haloumi and Lemon

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Pasta Salad with Haloumi and Lemon Serves 4 5 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind 1 x 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 55g (1/3 cup) pitted black olives 1 zucchini, ends trimmed, coarsely grated...

Quinoa and Haloumi Stuffed Mushrooms with Pesto Cream

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Quinoa and Haloumi Stuffed Mushrooms with Pesto Cream 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 small sweet potato, finely chopped and roasted 1 small red onion, finely diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 6 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 3 piquillo whole roasted peppers, chopped 100g grated...

Sumac Chicken with Persian Tomato Salad

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Sumac Chicken with Persian Tomato Salad Serves 4 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp sumac 2 tsp chopped thyme Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil 2 Tbsp pomegranate molasses 4 chicken breast fillets 6 vine-ripened tomatoes...