Chocolate Hazelnut Self-Saucing Puddings

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chocolate Hazelnut Self-Saucing Puddings 1/2 cup (125ml) milk 50g dark chocolate, chopped 50g butter, chopped 1/4 cup (60g) chocolate-hazelnut spread 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour 1/4 cup (30g) hazelnut meal 1/3 cup (70g) caster sugar 1/2 cup (100g) brown sugar 1...

Chicken Salad with Spiced Figs and Buffalo Mozzarella

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chicken Salad with Spiced Figs and Buffalo Mozzarella 4 x 200g chicken breast fillets (skin on) * 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 buffalo mozzarella balls ** or 6 bocconcini, torn into bite-sized pieces 4 prosciutto slices, torn 2 cups rocket leaves Spiced Figs: 1 cup...

Caramel Banana Tart

Photo by Julie O’Malley Caramel Banana Tart 1 sheet shortcrust pastry, thawed 300g fresh, reduced-fat ricotta 110g pkt goat’s cheese 60g (1/3 cup) icing sugar mixture 40g butter 55g (1/4 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) thickened cream 3 small bananas, peeled, thinly sliced diagonally 45g (1/4...

Berry Frangipane Tarts

Photo by Julie O’Malley Berry Frangipane Tarts 75g butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup (90g) almond meal 1 Tablespoon (corn) cornflour 150g fresh blueberries and raspberries 1 Tablespoon pure icing sugar Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease six 5.5cm x...

Spring Berry Tart

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spring Berry Tart 1 cup (150g) plain flour 2 Tbsp caster sugar, plus 1/3 cup (75g) extra 90g cold, unsalted butter, chopped 2 – 3 Tbsp iced water 1 3/4 cups (350g) low fat ricotta 1/4 cup (60ml) light cream 2 eggs grated rind of...

Sweet Potato, Feta and Basil Quiche (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Sweet Potato, Feta and Basil Quiche (Thermomix) Pastry: 75g plain flour 75g self raising flour 20g butter, melted 120g cream Filling: 250g sweet potato, peeled and thinly sliced 1 Tablespoon olive oil 150g feta cheese, crumbled 2 tablespoons basil leaves, shredded 1 garlic clove, peeled 2...

Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto Damper Scrolls

Photo by Mem Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto Damper Scrolls 450g (3 cups) self-raising flour 80g butter, chopped 1/4 cup finely shredded fresh basil Salt & freshly ground black pepper 375ml (1 1/2 cups) buttermilk 200g feta, crumbled Buttermilk, extra, to brush Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto: 200g (1 cup) semi-dried tomatoes 45g...

Mini Easter Cheesecakes

Photo by Mem Mini Easter Cheesecakes Makes 8 2 Tablespoons boiling water 2 teaspoons powdered gelatine 6 plain chocolate biscuits (eg. Choc Ripple) 20g butter, melted 250g cream cheese, softened 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 1/4 cup pure cream, lightly whipped 50g milk chocolate, melted 8 caramel-filled mini Easter eggs...

Tarte Flamiche with Paprika Thyme Pastry

Photo by Mem Tarte Flamiche with Paprika Thyme Pastry 50g unsalted butter 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 large onions, thinly sliced 150g bacon, chopped 4 eggs 100ml thickened cream 1 1/4 cups (150g) gruyere, grated Micro herbs, to garnish Paprika Thyme Pastry: 200g plain flour 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2...

Spiced Orange Roast Chicken

Photo by Mem Spiced Orange Roast Chicken 1.2kg chicken thigh fillets 80ml (1/3 cup) fresh orange juice 80ml (1/3 cup) honey 2 tsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp turmeric 1 orange, thinly sliced Finely chopped fresh chives, to...