Beef Fajitas

Here’s our take on a favourite Mexican fare that’s sure to be a fiesta for your palate. Olé Ingredients: 1 red pepper, julienned 1 yellow pepper, julienned                                1 orange pepper, julienned 1 white onion, julienned 3 oz chipotle peppers, sliced…

Beer, Bacon and Cheddar Soup

A naughty but nice soup. 4-5 slices thick cut bacon, diced 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 medium potato; peeled and cut into ¼-inch dice 2 clove garlic, minced 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1½ cups light-colored beer 1 cup chicken stock 2 cups milk ½ cup whipping cream 1 bay leaf 1…

Penne with Roasted Garlic Cream Sauce

Ingredients 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic ½ ounce white cooking wine 2 cups whipping cream (35%) Salt and pepper to taste *2 cups cooked penne Basil or parsley coarsely chopped for garnish Method Warm oil in heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and roast over low heat until browned (approx. 2…

Veggie Burgers

We have been talking about barbecues a lot recently and many of our recipes involve meat.  There are however loads of veggie options.  Here is an in-house recipe for you to try. Makes 8-10 patties 2  540 ml cans chickpeas (drained) 4  large eggs 1  medium onion, diced 1 lemon, zest only ½ red pepper,…

Rotisserie Pork Loin

2-3 kg centre cut pork loin tied with string to hold the shape Seasoning rub (store bought will do as well): 2 teaspoons coarse salt, Kosher or sea 2 teaspoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons black pepper, freshly ground 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons thyme   Using…

Mushroom Pie

by: Chef Lawntz Vernon See Chef Lawntz make this recipe on CTV here Not Grandma’s Pie Crust Ingredients 1 cup coconut flour 1 cup almond flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg ½ cup butter Method Mix together coconut flour, almond flour, salt and egg. Then melt the butter completely and add to flour, mixing well….

Barbecued Fruit Salad with Raspberry Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients yield 4 servings Vinaigrette 4 tablespoons raspberry vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Pinch salt and pepper ¼ cup sunflower oil Prepare vinaigrette by combining all ingredients but the oil and mixing thoroughly. Once mixed, add the oil very slowly while mixing in order to emulsify. Salad ¼…

Combi-Steam Oven Glazed Ham

Ingredients 1 kilogram ham 1 can apple cider 1 tablespoon Sara’s green stuff 2 carrots cot in chunks 1 bay leaf 4 cloves 1 teaspoon Pepper Glaze 12 whole cloves 1 tablespoon regular mustard 1 tablespoon maple syrup ½ tablespoon Brown sugar Directions Place all ingredients in the solid steam oven tray. Steam at 100…

Spanakopita with Spinach and Feta

½ cup melted butter 1 pound spinach 2 cups feta cheese 10 phyllo sheets ½ teaspoon Sara’s green stuff 1 egg Directions Cut roll of phyllo in 3 equal pieces. Use 2 pieces at a time, brushing with butter in between each piece. Mix green stuff, spinach and 1 teaspoon of butter and fry until aromatic….

Italian Meatballs with Cremini Mushroom & Roma Tomato Ragout

Italian meatballs ingredients yield 48 x 1.5 oz meatballs 0.75 kg lean ground beef 4 strips bacon, diced ½ yellow onion, diced 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon tabasco sauce 1 tablespoon garlic, minced ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded 1 egg, large ¼ cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped…

Tempura Ponzu Chicken

Ingredients 2 x 6 ounce chicken breasts, thinly sliced ¼ cup soya sauce Zest and juice of 2 oranges 2 tablespoons garlic, puree 2 tablespoons ginger, puree 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 3 tablespoons sesame oil *tempura mix* Directions Combine all ingredients and marinate chicken strips overnight. Prepare stove top deep-fryer with canola oil and…

Chicken Soup Recipe

Ingredients 2 whole chickens 8 cups water 4 teaspoon salt 6 carrots 3 stalks of celery 1 whole onion 1 heaping tablespoon of Sara’s Green Stuff 1 sprig of dill 1 tablespoon pepper Directions Put chicken and water in stock pot. Add salt and bring to a boil. Add all other ingredients. Cover and simmer…