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LEMON & BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKES

We are always always inspired by the season’s offerings. Everything about a lemon is wonderful – it’s beautiful aroma, it’s wonderful tangy taste, the amazing burst of flavour it gives to everything! Cheesecake is one of our absolute favourite desserts and these easy to make and quick to prepare lemon and blueberry cheesecakes are a […]

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SALTED CARAMEL PEAR & WALNUT BAKLAVA

  SALTED CARAMEL PEAR & WALNUT BAKLAVA Baklava would have to be one of our favourite desserts and this is a wonderful variation of the traditional classic. Seasonal corella pears mixed with walnuts and spices, all encased in a golden crunchy fillo pastry and smothered in a salted caramel sauce. Hello Autumn, we’re glad you […]

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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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