Nduja Cheese Breads with Whipped Goat Cheese


INGREDIENTS For the Cheese Breads: 4 cups tapioca flour ½ tablespoon kosher salt ½ cup whole milk ½ cup water ½ cup vegetable oil 6 eggs 3 ounces nduja sausage 1 cup (2 ounces) grated white cheddar 1 cup (2 ounces) grated Parmesan Nonstick cooking spray For the Whipped Goat Cheese: 8 ounces room-temperature goat cheese ¼ cup…

Red Wine, Caramelised Onion And Goat’s Cheese Tarts


INGREDIENTS 3 onions thinly sliced 3 T olive oil 1 cup of red wine 3 T brown sugar 3 – 4 sprigs of thyme leaves removed and a few extra for garnishing each tart Salt & black pepper 2 sheets of puff pastry 23c x 23cms (1 pack of Woolies all butter puff) 200g goats…

Sautéed Dates


INGREDIENTS: Sharp extra-virgin olive oil Dates, unpitted (count on 4 to 5 per person as an appetizer) Flaky sea salt METHOD: Heat 1/4 inch olive oil in a small sauté pan over medium heat. Fill the pan with dates and cook, turning them a few times, just until they’ve warmed through. (They burn easily, so…

Beetroot Crisps With Horseradish And Dill Smetana


INGREDIENTS 4 large beetroot, finely sliced on a mandolin 100g fresh dill 3 tbsp fresh horseradish, finely grated 8 tbsp Russian smetana (or sour cream) 1 tsp lemon juice salt and pepper, to taste METHOD Preheat the oven to 150ºC. For the crisps, place the beet slices across two baking parchment-lined trays and cook in the oven for 1 hour, moving…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Squash, Apples and Candied Walnuts


INGREDIENTS For the Brussels Sprouts and Squash: 1 pound Brussels sprouts (about 30), trimmed and halved 2 pounds butternut squash (about one small squash), cut into 1-inch chunks 1 Honeycrisp apple, cut into 1-inch chunks 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced 15 sage leaves 3 tablespoons butter, melted 2 tablespoons maple syrup Salt and pepper, to…

Spicy Pumpkin-Seed Brittle


INGREDIENTS ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup light corn syrup 3 tablespoons water 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas) ¾ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅛ teaspoons cayenne ¼ teaspoon coarse sea salt METHOD: 1. Using a wooden spoon, stir the sugar, corn syrup and water in…