Jalapeño Poppers
24
Nov

Jalapeño Poppers

Directions Slice the jalapeños in half lengthwise. Use a spoon to scrape out the pith and the seeds inside of the peppers. In a bowl combine cream cheese and cheddar cheese, stir until well blended. Use a spoon to fill each pepper half with the cream cheese blend. Prepare seasoned...
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24
Nov

Mushroom Phyllo Triangles

Directions Place half the button mushrooms in a food processor; pulse 8 times or until finely chopped. Remove from processor. Repeat procedure with remaining button mushrooms. Add onion to processor; pulse 8 times or until finely chopped. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the onion;...
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24
Nov

Brie, Tomato & Onion Tartlets

Directions Preheat the oven to 200°C. Roll the pastry out to approx. 0.25cm thick and cut 24 circles from it, using a 5cm pastry cutter. Place the circles onto a baking tray and prick all over with a fork. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes, or until cooked through and...
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24
Nov

Ham & Camembert Tartlets

Directions Make the tart dough: Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, combine the flour, butter, salt, and pepper until mixture resembles coarse meal. Using a fork, mix in 2 tablespoons of the oil and the water just until the bottom of the mixture begins to cling together. If necessary,...
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24
Nov

Greek Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

An easy, healthy and completely delicious Greek salad. Directions Salad: In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, onion, olives, peppers, tomatoes, cucumber and cheese. Serve with Herb Vinaigrette. Vinaigrette: Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake to mix, or if you can, use a hand blender to incorporate...
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24
Nov

Olive, Feta and Watermelon Salad

A delectable and easy Olive, Feta and Watermelon Salad. Directions Peel and halve the red onion and cut into very fine half-moons and put in a small bowl to steep with the lime juice, to bring out the transparent pinkness in the onions and to make them taste sweeter. Remove...
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24
Nov

Grilled Calamari Salad

A delicious calamari recipe to delight and impress. Directions Combine the lemon zest, cumin, salt, garlic and olive oil and rub into the calamari and let marinate for a minimum of two hours in the fridge. Heat your grill on high. Remove the calamari from the marinade and grill for two minutes...
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10
Nov

Baby Hake Goujons with Lemon & Caper Dip

Make these fish goujons to the delight of everyone, baby hake fillets from The Cheeseman are a versatile and economical fish to use. Directions Cut the fish fillets across their width into thick, finger-like strips about 2cm wide. In a shallow bowl, mix together the flour and cayenne with some...
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29
Oct

Tzatziki

Directions Prepare all ingredients in advance. Combine oil and lemon juice in a medium mixing bowl. Fold the yogurt in slowly, making sure it mixes completely with the oil. Add the garlic, according to taste, and the cucumber. Stir until evenly distributed. Garnish with a bit of green and serve...
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28
Oct

Provolone & Aubergine Bake

Directions Layer aubergine slices in a colander, sprinkling with a little salt. Drain for about 20 minutes, so that the bitter juices escape. Meanwhile, Preheat Oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Next, make the sauce. Fry onions and garlic in oil. Add tomatoes, water and sugar, salt and pepper to taste. Bring...
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