Category: Rice, Pasta, Noodles, Gnocchi

Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding 5 cups milk 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 2 teaspoons cornflour 3/4 cup short grain rice 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup milk extra approx Place milk, rice, and lemon juice in saucepan. Stir occasionally over low heat until rice is cooked (approx 30 minutes). Add cornflour and...

Rice Salad

Rice Salad 1 cup rice 3 radishes 2 stalks celery 2 eschalots 1 small can corn kernels (150g) 2 tablespoons fresh parsley 1. Fill a large saucepan 3/4 fill with water and bring to boil. 2. Add rice and cook for 20 minutes. Test for tenderness. 3. Rinse and...

Rice Salad

Rice Salad 2 cups cooked basmati rice 1/8 cup french dressing 1/8 cup mayonnaise 1/2 tablespoons spring onions chopped 1/2 cup corn kernels drained 1/4 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon mustard (dry) black pepper to taste 1/4 cup celery chopped 1/4 cup carrots julienned 1/4 cup capsicum mixed julienned...

Ricotta Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Crisp Basil

Photo by Sares – Using Romesco Sauce Ricotta Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Crisp Basil Serves 4 300g fresh ricotta 100g creamy feta, crumbled 20g (1/4 cup) finely grated parmesan 1 egg, lightly whisked 75g (1/2 cup) plain flour 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil Salt and freshly ground black...

Rollini with Semi-Dried Tomatoes

Photo by Julie O’Malley Rollini with Semi-Dried Tomatoes Serves 4 500g eggplant, cut into 2cm cubes 1/3 cup olive oil 500g San Remo Rollini pasta 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 cup semi-dried tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves # Preheat oven to 200°C. Line...

Salad with Asian Dressing

Photo by Julie O’Malley Salad with Asian Dressing Serves 4 2 cups cooked brown rice (150g uncooked), cooled 1 (500g) sweet potato, peeled, roughly chopped, roasted, cooled Seeds of 1 pomegranate 100g baby spinach leaves 1 large carrot, finely shredded 2 cooked chicken breast fillets, shredded 1 cup (100g)...

Saucy Devilled Meatballs and Pasta

Saucy Devilled Meatballs and Pasta 500g mince 1 med brown onion, chopped finely 2 cups stale breadcrumbs 1 egg (beaten lightly) 2 Tbsp tomato sauce 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 x 410g cans tomatoes (crushed) 1/2 cup (125ml) beef stock 1 Tbsp tomato sauce (extra)...

Seafood Pasta

Seafood Pasta 300g pasta 2 Tbsp water 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 cup milk 2 tsp cornflour 1 1/2 cups (230g) mixed cooked seafood 1 Tbsp chopped parsley coarsely ground black pepper salt to taste 1. Fill a large saucepan two-thirds full with water, and...

Silverbeet and Pumpkin Lasagne

Photo by Julie O’Malley Silverbeet and Pumpkin Lasagne 1 bunch silverbeet, sliced 1/2 pumpkin, sliced 1 red onion, sliced 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp flour 2 cups milk 2 cups tasty cheese, grated 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated 1 1/2 cups parmesan cheese, grated 4 cloves garlic, crushed Salt...

Simple Fried Rice

Simple Fried Rice Serves 4-6 2 cups/440g long-grain rice 1 tablespoon sesame oil 4 rashers bacon (chopped) 1 clove garlic (crushed) 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger 1 red pepper (chopped) 1 carrot, cut into thin strips 250g uncooked prawns (shelled and deveined) 60g frozen peas 4 spring onions...

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs Serves 4 1/4 cup olive oil 1 small brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons tomato paste 400g can diced tomatoes 2 cups beef stock 300g dried spaghetti pasta parmesan cheese, finely grated and small basil leaves, to serve Meatballs: 500g premium beef...

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs Meatballs: 500g beef mince French onion soup powder sachet 1 beaten egg Tomato Sauce: bottle of tomato puree or 2 tins tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs 500g pasta Mix the mince, egg and French onion soup together well. Using wet hands, form the mixture into golf...

Spaghetti With Crab, Lime And Chilli

Photo by Mem Spaghetti With Crab, Lime And Chilli Serves: 2 150g tub Crab Meat Juice & zest of 2 lime Juice 1 lemon 1 clove Garlic, crushed 1/4 cup roughly chopped flat leaf parsley 1/4 cup finely sliced green onions 1 small chilli, sliced 1 tsp Sea Salt...

Spaghetti with Garlic Butter, Bacon and Prawns

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spaghetti with Garlic Butter, Bacon and Prawns Serves 4 60g unsalted butter, softened 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp lemon juice 1/4 cup chopped basil, plus extra to serve 400g spaghetti 1 Tbsp olive oil 4 bacon rashers, chopped 500g green prawn meat, roughly chopped...

Spaghetti with Garlic Cream Prawns

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spaghetti with Garlic Cream Prawns Serves 2 About 20 raw prawns, peeled, deveined, tail on or off Approx 6 cloves of fresh garlic depending on size – crushed 2 spring onions chopped (approx half a cup) 1 cup chopped mushrooms 2 rashers shortcut bacon, finely...

Spinach and Pumpkin Lasagne

Spinach and Pumpkin Lasagne Serves 4 600g (about 2 bunches) English spinach, stems trimmed 1/2 cup thickened cream 350g fresh ricotta cheese 2 egg yolks 150g parmesan cheese, finely grated 250g fresh lasagne pasta sheets 600g butternut pumpkin, deseeded, peeled, cut into 3mm-thick slices 200g mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced...

Spinach Ravioli with Basil Oil

Spinach Ravioli with Basil Oil 2 bunches English spinach, trimmed 200g (7oz) ricotta cheese 1/2 cup finely grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon lemon rind 1/4 cup basil leaves sea salt and cracked black pepper 32 gow gee wrappers * 200g (7oz) fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced Basil Oil: 1 cup...

Sticky Rice with Coconut and Mango

Sticky Rice with Coconut and Mango 1 ripe mango 2 cups sticky rice 1 cup coconut milk 2 tsp sugar Soak the rice for 3 hours in plenty of water. Drain and rinse. Steam in a steamer for about 20-30 minutes, until more see-through and sticky. Peel the mango...

Stir Fried Pork with Honey Noodles and Vegetables

Photo by Julie O’Malley Stir Fried Pork with Honey Noodles and Vegetables 440g thin hokkien noodles 2 tsp peanut oil 400g pork fillet, very thinly sliced 1 onion, peeled, cut in half and sliced 12 green beans, sliced in half lengthways 4 spring onions finely sliced 1 carrot, julienned...

Stir-Fried Chicken and Ginger Noodles

Stir-Fried Chicken and Ginger Noodles 500g chicken thigh fillets 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp sesame oil 2 Tbsp oil 1 red capsicum, sliced 2 tsp fresh grated ginger 125g broccoli, chopped 500g Hokkien noodles 2/3 cup water 1 Tbsp dry sherry 1 Tbsp oyster sauce 1 tsp cornflour...

Sweet Potato Ravioli

Sweet Potato Ravioli Serves 1 1/4 x small sweet potato 100g chicken breast fillet, chopped 50g Greek feta, chopped 2 tablespoons cream 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves 1/4 cup mint leaves 1 tablespoon basil leaves 1 teaspoon finely chopped rosemary 2 teaspoons Masterfoods horseradish cream 1 teaspoon Masterfoods Dijon...

Sweet Potato, Apple and Rice (Age: 6 months +)

Sweet Potato, Apple and Rice Age: 6 Months + 1 Apple equal amount sweet potato 1 tablespoon rice Chop apple and sweet potato and place in pan with rice. Just cover with water and bring to boil. Gently simmer till tender. Drain and either mash or puree (depending on...

Taco Rice

Taco Rice 1.5 kg mince 3 onions, diced 3 packages taco seasoning mix 3 cans (16 oz) canned diced tomatoes 6 cups cooked rice 6 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1. Brown meat and drain. 2. Combine meat, onion, taco seasoning packets, cooked rice and tomatoes in large saucepan. Simmer...

Tasty Tuna Bake

Tasty Tuna Bake 250g pasta noodles, cooked 1 tin cream of chicken or mushroom or asparagus soup, undiluted 400g peas and corn kernels 1 large tin tuna (drained) Mix all ingredients together and pour into a lightly greased baking dish. Top with breadcrumbs or grated cheese. Bake at 180c...

Thai Fried Rice

Thai Fried Rice This is for a large quantity and is the recipe I used while working in a Thai Restaurant as the chef. 300 g sliced Chicken Breast (or minced chicken – can be more then 300g) Oil 6 eggs 13 Tablespoons of Sugar 4 Tablespoons of Chicken...

Tomato Lasagne

Tomato Lasagne Serves 5 350g lasagne sheets 80g grated parmesan cheese Tomato Sauce: 125ml (1/2 cup) olive oil 3 garlic cloves, peeled 3 x 400g cans diced tomatoes 12 basil leaves, torn Bechamel Sauce: 120g butter 80g (1/2 cup) plain flour 1 litre (4 cups) milk, warmed 1-2 pinches...

Tomato Rice Meatloaf

Tomato Rice Meatloaf Serves 6 500g topside minced beef 250g sausage mince 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice 440g can tomato soup 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce Lightly grease base and sides of a 15x25cm loaf pan....

Tortellini of Ricotta, Lemon, Parmesan and Sage Butter

Tortellini of Ricotta, Lemon, Parmesan and Sage Butter 400g ricotta cheese juice and zest of 2 lemons 1 handful of grated pecorino cheese 1 handful of grated parmesan cheese salt and freshly ground black pepper pasta squares or wonton wrappers 2 good knobs of butter 1 handful sage leaves...

Tuna and Rice Slice

Tuna and Rice Slice 1 cup long grain rice 1 egg 30g melted butter salt and pepper 440g tuna or salmon 45g butter 2 1/2 tsp curry powder 2 Tbsp plain flour 1 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 egg 2 tsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp chopped parsley...

Tuna Mornay

Tuna Mornay 1 cup spiral pasta 30g butter 6 teaspoons flour 2 cups milk, warmed 1 1/2 teaspoons Chicken Salt 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 420g can tuna, drained 1 cup grated cheese Cook pasta and drain. Place into a 6 cup casserole dish. Melt butter in saucepan and add...

Tuscan Pasta Bake

Tuscan Pasta Bake Serves 4 200g pasta twirls 3 sticks of celery 400g can borlotti or cannelloni beans, drained 400g can of tomatoes 1/4 bottle of red wine 1 vegetable stock cube 50g black olives 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1. Preheat oven to 190°C. 2....

Vegetable Lasagne

Vegetable Lasagne Serves 6 1 bunch English spinach, washed and stalks removed 200g packet instant lasagne sheets 2 tablespoons (20g) grated Parmesan cheese or low-fat cheddar cheese Vegetable sauce: 2 teaspoons oil 2 medium onions (240g), chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed or 2 teaspoons minced garlic 250g mushrooms, sliced...

Vegetarian Lasagne

Vegetarian Lasagne Serves 4 800g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 1cm-thick slices 1 1/2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 medium red capsicum, chopped 2 medium zucchini, halved, sliced 1 medium eggplant, chopped 200g button mushrooms, thickly sliced 400g can diced...

Vietnamese Bun Bo

Vietnamese Bun Bo Serves 2 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Tbsp finely chopped lemongrass 2 Tbsp kecap manis 2 Tbsp light olive oil 2 x 100g pieces of fillet steak 8 shiitake mushrooms a splash of Asian fish sauce 2 heaped tsp Asian sweet and sour sauce – didn’t...