Mussels in Red Wine

Ingredients1 kg mussels3 cups red wine4 tablespoons butter1/4 cup fresh chives, chopped finely1 red chilli finely sliced1 tablespoon crushed garlic2 tablespoons lemon juice1 tomato choppedHandful of freshly chopped oreganoSpring fresh thymefreshly ground black pepperMethodClean and beard the mussels discarding any that are open of cracked. Give any that are open a Read more…

Oysters Mornay

Ingredients2 Dozen Oysters1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce50mL Fresh CreamFresh Black Pepper to taste½ Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese½ cup Shredded Tasty Cheese½ Lemon Cut into Wedges to ServeMethodCombine the Worcestershire sauce, fresh cream and pepper in a small bowlAdd a tablespoon of the sauce to each oysterThen sprinkle generously a layer of Read more…

Quiche – Mushroom Quiche

Ingredients20g butter100g mushrooms, sliced½ leek, washed, sliced1 teaspoon thyme leaves,plus extra, to serve1 garlic clove, crushed4 eggs¾ cup thickened cream1 teaspoon Dijon mustard¼ cup grated tasty cheeseMethodPreheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease a 23cm round quiche pan with removable base.Line pastry case with baking paper, fill with dried beans Read more…

Quiche – Salmon Quiche

Ingredients2 sheets pre-rolled shortcrust pastry200g smoked salmon, sliced into small pieces3 eggs3/4 cup of pouring cream1/2 cup of whole milk1/2 cup of gruyere or cheddar cheese plus extra for topping1/2 tsp of sea saltFreshly ground black pepper2 Tbsp finely chopped dillMethod Preheat oven to 180°C.  Lightly grease a 23cm quiche Read more…

Souffle – Chocolate Souffle

IngredientsMelted butter, to grease4 1/2 tbs caster sugar60g butter2 tbs plain flour160ml milk210g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped3 eggs, separated125ml thin cream2 tbs brown sugar1 tsp vanilla essenceIcing sugar, to dustMethodPreheat oven to 180°C. Brush six 160ml ovenproof souffle dishes with melted butter to grease . Sprinkle the inside with 1 Read more…