Pan Fried Hake
30
Jun

Pan Fried Hake

Directions Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan. Season the fish and add to the pan, skin side up Fry for 3-4 minutes then turn it over. Add a knob of butter to the pan and continue to cook the fish for another 3-4 minutes until it flakes...
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22
Jun

Leopard Forest Coffee Brownies

Method Preheat the oven to 180°C, then rub butter all over the inside of a 9 inch cake pan. Line the bottom of the pan with parchment. (If you don’t have parchment, butter the inside of the cake pan very generously to prevent sticking.) In a small sauce pan, melt...
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18
May

Whole Roasted Rainbow Trout with Shaved Pear & Parmesan Salad

Directions Mix together the butter, 1 Tbsp finely chopped fennel tops, lemon juice and zest until you have a paste. Rub the paste into the clean fish cavity, and onto the skin. Add fennel and lemon slices into the cavity. Tie the fish in two places using kitchen string so...
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08
Jan

Pan-seared Kingklip with Spinach & Basil Salad

Directions Melt butter over a medium heat. Brush the kingklip with a little melted butter and pan-sear until cooked, approximately 3 minutes each side, until golden brown. Do not overcook (or the kingklip will be tough). Mix all the chopped salsa ingredients together Toss all the spinach & basil salad...
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08
Jan

Pan-fried Hake with Lemon and Herb Butter Sauce

Directions Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and add the seasoned hake fillets, skin side down. Cook for a couple of minutes until the skin is just beginning to crisp, then add little knobs of butter to the pan around each hake fillet and cook for another...
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25
Nov

Mince Pies & Cream

Directions MAKE THE MINCEMEAT IN ADVANCE In a large pan, dissolve the sugar in the ruby port over a gentle heat. Add the apples and stir. Add the cinnamon, ginger and cloves, currants, raisins and the zest and juice of the orange. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for...
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25
Nov

Trout with Two Butters

Directions Lemon and Sage Butter: Mix 3 tablespoons butter, the lemon zest, juice, spring onions and sage until well combined. Place the butter onto a small piece of plastic wrap and, using both ends of the plastic wrap, spin it around to make a cylinder. Chill for at least 30...
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25
Nov

Icecream Sundae

Directions Make caramel sauce: Place sugar, butter and cream in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 4 to 5 minutes or until melted and smooth. Bring to a simmer. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes or until slightly thickened. Pour into a small jug. Meanwhile, make chocolate...
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24
Nov

Smoked Trout Pate

Directions Puree the smoked salmon and trout, cream cheese, butter, Cognac, onion, Worcestershire sauce, and dill in a food processor. Add lemon juice, a few drops of hot sauce, salt and pepper, and pulse. Transfer to a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour (or overnight).
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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