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Blueberry & Marzipan Galette

Blueberry & Marzipan Galette Galette's are a wonderful thing, I like to call them the lazy man's tart! The more scruffy and rough they look, the more beautiful they are! You can't go wrong! Pastry 120g spelt flour60g solid coconut oil1.5 tsp sugar25ml cold water Pulse the flour, solid coconut oil and sugar together until it forms breadcrumbs. Slowly add the water until to comes together into a stiff dough. Knead gently a couple of times on a lightly floured surface. Shape into two equal balls, wrap in clingfilm and place in the fridge until needed, or for at lease half an hour. Roll out...

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Rhubarb & Strawberry Crumble

Rhubarb & Strawberry Crumble "Sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb are a classic pair, made all the better by a crisp, nutty topping. I’ve yet to meet anyone who doesn’t enjoy a fresh-from-the-oven crumble, topped with a scoop of creamy ice cream.  Think of it as homemade pie, without all the fuss. You can assemble this recipe in advance and bake it when you’re ready. Feel free to halve the recipe." Chef Denise Machessault Serves 10 - 12  Ingredients  1 cup sugar1 cup water1 Tbsp corn starch1 cup light brown sugar1 tsp kosher salt1 cup wholewheat or white flour 1 tsp ground ginger1...

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Chef Cosmo Meen's Greek Day Recipes

Any Greek themed dinner party is nowcomplete with Chef Cosmo Meen’straditional recipes! Spanakopita When I was growing up this was one of my dad’s favorite dishes. He never once called it spinach pie either. He would say in a ‘Greek?’ accent tonight we are having Spanakopita! I have played with this dish as a great vegetarian appetizer in little triangles. It’s fun to set up the station then race to see who can make the most the fastest. its hard to mess them up once you have a delicious filling and quality phyllo. You can make your own phyllo a...

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Chef Jonathan Chovancek's Greek Day Recipes

If you were watching in awe at Chef Jonathan Chovancek’s impressive looking and smelling food at Greek Day, look no further, you can now make these delicious meals at home! Preserved fish in the style of ancient Corfu This is a dish based on an ancient recipe from Corfu, an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea north of the Mediterranean Sea. Ingredients 1.5 kg rock fish or ling cod, scaled and cleaned1/2 cup red lentil flourAvocado oil for frying2 cups preserved tomatoes3 cups olive oil1 cup red wine vinegar20 garlic cloves, cut in 3rds3 fresh rosemary 6 fresh...

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Canned Tomatoes

Canned Tomatoes It’s that time of year again when fresh, local tomatoes are in abundance, what better way to make the most of them and enjoy them at their freshest all year long than to can them yourself! Set aside an afternoon, get a friend round and make a batch of canned tomatoes to see you both through to next summer. Domestic bliss! This recipe is from our Q & A with Tara Black, and is later turned into a delicious from her upcoming Canning & Preserving class. There a just a few of spots left for tomorrows class (if you're quick you can get in! If not, don't...

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