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CHOCOLATE & RASPBERRY TARTS

CHOCOLATE & RASPBERRY TARTS Don’t you just love a tart? There is something quite wonderful about biting into a sweet tart filled with the rich, bitter flavour of a great quality dark chocolate and the sweet – tart burst of raspberry flavour. Stepping into Spring, the raspberries are starting to look particularly enticing, and this […]

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BLOOD ORANGE & RADICCHIO SALAD

BLOOD ORANGE & RADICCHIO SALAD This salad is a wonderful celebration of seasonal winter produce. The bitterness of the radicchio works wonderfully with the sweetness of the blood oranges. The Monini Granfruttato extra virgin olive oil has the perfect richness and intensity to balance the acidity of the blood oranges and enrich the creaminess of […]

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PORK & MIXED MUSHROOM RAGU

PORK & MIXED MUSHROOM RAGU It’s comforting, its tasty and it’s a ‘throw it in a pot and into the oven’ no nonsense sort of recipe. Make it once and you’ll be making it forever. The mushrooms add a wonderful depth of flavour and offer the perfect complement to the pork. Make a big batch […]

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SPIRAL SPANAKOPITA

SPANAKOPITA Spanakopita would have to be one of the most well known Greek dishes, common to many regions across Greece. It is a wonderful celebration of a season’s offerings and made using greens that are in season. Traditionally, it would be made using hand rolled filo pastry and assembled in a variety of formations, whether […]

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PASTA ‘NCASCIATA

PASTA ‘NCASCIATA Food has an amazing ability to transport you to times long past. I remember the first time I tried Pasta ‘Ncasciata like it was yesterday. I was in Taormina, my father-in-law’s birth place, a stunning hilltop town on the east coast of Sicily. It was a warm yet breezy day. We had done plenty […]

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HARISSA SPICED LAMB KATAIFI ROLLS

HARISSA SPICED LAMB KATAIFI ROLLS There is something intensely satisfying about biting into layers of fried crunchy, butter laden kataifi. As if the textural sensation of that crunch weren’t enough, when that crunch is paired with the spicy flavour of a harissa lamb filling, the creaminess of thick labneh and the sweet acidic burst of […]

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NO BAKE BACI CHOCOLATE BISCUIT CAKE

NO BAKE BACI CHOCOLATE BISCUIT CAKE It’s lusciously sweet and decadent yet dances ever so delicately on the palate. Our latest sweet creation combines some of our favourite Italian flavours. The Baci chocolate and hazelnut mascarpone cream is lavishly spread between layers of biscuit and topped with a mound of morish Baci chocolates. It’s fun to […]

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GORGONZOLA FIGS WITH HONEY WALNUT KATAIFI

GORGONZOLA FIGS WITH HONEY WALNUT KATAIFI Figs, at the peak of their season, dripping with sweet jam-like centres, beautifully perched on salty prosciutto and a sweet crunchy honey walnut kataifi base, all smothered with a decadent creamy Gorgonzola sauce. The dish requires no further introduction. You need only draw one conclusion, make the dish now […]

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SWEET DUKKAH CRUSTED TUNA WITH GINGER SAUCE

SWEET DUKKAH CRUSTED TUNA WITH GINGER SAUCE This is one of those dishes that you start eating and could happily eat the whole day. Beautiful quality tuna encrusted with a stunning sweet dukkah and perfectly complemented by a flavour packed ginger dipping sauce. We developed this recipe for CSR sugar to celebrate light summer eating, […]

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