Archive for October, 2010

2 ingredients: melting chocolate ‘croissant’ puffs

These scrumptious melting chocolate puffs are quick and simple to make and a very “effective” alternative to your everyday biscuits. They are so quick to make that even the most unexpected guests can be treated to one within minutes. And kids love making them too! Plus they taste like the best bit of a traditional […]

Spring tapas: Grilled haloumi with watermelon and caramelised balsamic

I’ve always liked haloumi and often use it in salads or lightly fried and dressed with lemon zest oil, but recently I discovered this particular watermelon pairing at gallon. – our local wine bar. Mr Chipconnoisseur is so in love with the warm saltiness of the cheese and sweet chilll of the […]

5 Ingredients: Sticky Five-Spice Pork Ribs with Red Cabbage Slaw

It only takes 5 ingredients to make these delicious Sticky Five-Spice Pork Ribs, accompanied with a light and crunchy Red Cabbage Slaw.

The Perfect Tiger Prawn Omelette

Now, just to be clear, the following recipe is for the perfect [insert your favourite ingredients here] omelette. It’s light and fluffy and oh so good! I used large cooked tiger prawns because I’ve had a hankering for them for a while, and since I picked up a handsome bunch […]

Cauliflower and Herb Soup with Pecorino Crisps

Whether you’re cooking for yourself, your family or looking for a hassle free entree to serve at your next dinner party, this creamy cauliflower and herb soup recipe is a winner.

How to make Wholesome Homemade Sausage Rolls

Crispy, wholesome and delicious – not exactly the kind of words that come to mind when you think of a regular sausage roll, are they? No, but this is not a regular sausage roll recipe.

Caramelised Onion, Sweet Potato and Goat’s Cheese Tart

I decided to make a tart. They look so fancy and posh, yet are very quick and easy to make. Based on the shortcrust pastry recipe I used,  and the type of filling I was going to make, the tart would be more of a traditional flamiche. Flamiche is a shortcrust pastry tart with a leek […]

Beef Fillet Steak with Vanilla Bean Hollandaise, Prawns, Potato and Pea Mash

This surf and turf style Beef Fillet Steak is served with Prawns and a sweet Vanilla Bean Hollandaise which ties the whole dish together.