Green eggs and strawberries with toast Ingredients 1 fresh red and green chilli – de-seeded or not, your choice 3 cloves garlic-peeled 1/2 lemon juice 1 Tsp capers 6 anchovy fillets 1 handful flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked 1 handful fresh basil, leaves picked 1 handful fresh thyme, leaves picked 1 handful sage, leaves picked 1 handful fresh mint, leaves picked […]

Cranberries bourbon lamb with vegetables in black currants sauce

Ingredients 4 medium size lamb rump steaks 2 packets carrots mix, washed , peeled skin 2 bunches asparagus, washed, cut diagonally 200 g green beans, washed, cut off stems 1 punnet cherries tomatoes, washed, dried Cranberries bourbon marinade Made in advance and store in fridge for 2 weeks; in freezer up to three months 375 […]

Green tea rump, carrots mix in burnt orange sauce serve with salads

Ingredients Rump steaks: 4 medium size rumps 2 green tea bags Olive oil 1Tbsp butter Salt / pepper Carrots, tomatoes medley and salads 1 Packet salad mix 1 Packet tomatoes medley, washed, dried 2 Packet carrots mix, washed and peeled skins Sauce: 1-2 oranges 1/4 cup sugar 30 ml (or more) fresh lemon juice 1/2 […]

Helen’s tiramifle Ingredients 9 large eggs (room temperature) 1 pinch salt 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder lemon zest (optional) or orange zest (optional) icing sugar Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease and flour the tube pan, set aside. Beat the eggs with the salt until light. Gradually […]

Poached eggs,stir fry kale,cabbage, bacon mustard in truffle blanched oil

Ingredients 8 eggs 1 stalk spring onion, chopped finely for garnish 2-4 bunches kale, ribs removed, coarsely chopped (Approx. 500 g) 1/2 red cabbage, shredded finely (Approx. 200 g) 1 packet shredded bacon (200 g) 1/2 cup water 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 Tsp crushed black pepper 1/8 Tsp salt 2 Tsp dijon mustard 1 […]

Green tea salmon, vegetables with crispy skin in lemon butter

Ingredients Salmon 4 x 120g salmon fillets, skin-on 2 green tea bags Olive oil Salt / pepper Mashed cheesy pumpkin 400 g jap pumpkin, peeled, chopped 100 g grated Parmesan & Cheddar Cheese or a bit more if you like 2 Tbsp milk 40 g butter, chopped Salt and pepper Spring onion to garnish Boilling […]

Tortilla egg custard, chilli, mushroom with cheese pumpkin mashed

Ingredients 1 packet tortilla 4 eggs, lightly beaten 300 ml custard 250 g mushroom, thinly sliced 1 spring onion, finely chopped 3 Tbs olive oil + more depend on how many tortilla 5 Tsp chili oil or buy from grocery (I made my own in advance; recipe below) 500 g butternut pumpkin, peeled, chopped 200 […]

Scotch fillet and mushroom in orange sauce serve with salads

Ingredients 2 Scotch fillets 1 tablespoon butter Salt and black pepper to taste zest of ½ orange juice of ½ orange 1 red onion 1 small garlic clove ¼ cup (60 ml) cognac 1 tbsp red wine vinegar ½ cup (120 ml) water a handful fresh parsley, chopped olive oil pepper salt 150 g button […]

Sous vide fillet in apricot fig tabasco sauce serve with cabbage goji stir fry

How To Sous-Vide Steak Ingredients Fig preserve jam 1 kg green ripe Figs 1/4 cup Lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 Tsp Lemon zest, or from 1 med-large lemon 1 cinnamon stick 1/2 cup sugar Method Wash the figs well. Trim the stems. Now add all the ingredients together in a heavy pan. Place in on […]

Kicking ass pork spare ribs, cherries and goji stir fry cabbage

Ingredients 2 pork spare ribs Kick-Ass Chilli Sauce 3 bird’s-eyes chillies 2 long red chillies 2 garlic cloves 1 eschalot 125 ml olive oil 125 ml white vinegar 4 Tbsp white sugar ½ lemon, juiced 5 Tsp chili powder 1 bunch of cherries tomatoes 2 Tbsp oil for brushing Salt and pepper to taste 3 […]

Rump steak, roasted cherries, lentil cabbage and snow peas

Ingredients 4 rump steaks 1/2 cup Olive oil plus extra to brush and fry 2 crushed cloves of garlic Dash of soy sauce 1 table spoon of grated ginger Dash of Worcestershire sauce 1 Tsp seeded mustard 140 g yellow splits peas lentils water to soak lentil 375 g white cabbage, shredded 1 brown onion, […]

Spinach Fettuccine with apple, asparagus, mushroom, pear, goji and cranberry (Serves 2) 1 pkt Spinach Fettuccine 2 bunches asparagus spears tough ends trimmed and sliced 250 g mushrooms quartered 1 Royal gala apple, chopped 1 Packham pear, chopped 3 thin slices prosciutto, chopped half and half handful goji and cranberry 1 cup vegetable stock 5 cloves of garlic red chili flakes to taste salt […]

Apple cranberry stuffed chicken roulade with asparagus serve in pumpkin sauce Ingredients 2 breast chicken fillets 150 g butter 2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped 1 Royal gala apple, peeled and grated 1 Packham pear, peeled and grated half handful goji berry half handful cranberry 90 g mushroom, finely chopped 10 sprigs thyme thyme 12 slices prosciutto 2 tablespoon oil half butternut pumpkin, peeled, roughly […]

Portuguese Pao De Long Ingredients: 9 eggs 1 1/2 cups castor sugar 1 2/3 cups plain flour 1/4 Tsp baking powder A pinch of salt Half orange zest 2 Tbsp orange juice to glazed A punnet of strawberries to decorate Instructions: Preheat oven to 180 deg C. Grease and flour the bottom only of a 9-inch tube pan. […]

Prawns and crabs mezzelune with fennel olive oil sauce

Ingredients 1 packet prawns and crabs mezzelune 1/4 baby fennel, finely chopped 5 Tbsp olive oil + extra to garnish 1 Tbsp chopped garlic 1 spring onion, chopped salt and pepper to taste boiling water to cook mezzelune a few sage leaves chilli oil bought (optional) Method Heat olive oil in pan over med heat. […]

Orange balsamic spiced pork ribs, two ways potatoes serve with salads Ingredients 4 pounds baby back pork ribs For theMarinade: 3 whole oranges zested 1 cup orange juiced 1 cup balsamic vinegar ½ cup palm sugar 1 clove garlic, coarsely chopped ¼ Tsp cayenne 2 Tbsp orange liqueur (such as Cointreau or Grand Marnier) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 Tbsp fennel […]

Paprika scotch fillets, potatoes sour cream baked, pineapple with tomato relish and brocollini

Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp smoked paprika 2 bunch brocollini, removed stems and cut into bite size 4 Scotch fillet steaks salt & freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbs tomato relish each serve (4 plates) 4 medium potatoes bought 300 ml sour cream (1 Tbs each potatoes) Fresh pineapple cut to bite size […]

Two ways tomatoes, asparagus, cos lettuce, potato gratin with rump steak Ingredients 4 rump steaks (or beef cut of choice), rinsed For the marinade: 4-5 cloves garlic 2 teaspoons whole, black peppercorns 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt 1 teaspoon ground rosemary 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar You’ll get better results by marinating the night before or at least 4-5 hours before cooking. […]

Spinach fettuccine, vegetables with semi cooked egg sauce

Ingredients 375 g Spinach Fettuccine 5 Tbsp olive oil + extra oil 2 carrots, chopped 2 chorizo, thinly cut 2 bunches Asparagus, sliced diagonally 2 pieces honey bacon 4 Garlic Cloves, sliced 4 eggs Method Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water, following packet directions, until tender. Meanwhile, heat a non-stick frying pan […]

Stir fry kale, honey bacon, tomatoes relish and figs preserve jam

Ingredients 1 bunch of kale, stems removed and chopped 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 Tbsp minced ginger 2 Tbsp Shoa Xing Chinese cooking wine or apple cider vinegar 3-5 pieces honey bacon, sliced long strip 5 Tbsp tomatoes relish 5 Tbsp figs preserve jam 5 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste […]

Pan fry rump, button mushroom, asparagus, tomatoes relish with white wine Worcester sauce Ingredients 4 rump steaks 2 Tsp olive oil 2 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed and cut 75 ml white wine 75 ml Worcester sauce 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 250 g button mushroom 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp extra olive oil for steaks 2 Tbsp tomatoes relish homemade or can buy Salt and […]

Helen’s sliced beef, fennel, mushroom, leek mini paella

Ingredients 60 g beef rump, sliced long strip 1 Tsp dried oregano 2 Tbsp hot paprika 1 Tsp cumin 2 Tsp coriander salt and freshly ground pepper 8 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 inches leek, slice thinly 4 Tbs fennel, finely chopped 1 garlic cloves, crushed 1 quarter Spanish onion, diced 1/4 cup medium grain […]

Beef bourguignon spiral pasta Ingredients 50 g unsalted butter 800 g beef rump, minced with food processor 2 Tbsp plain flour 120 g bacon with fat rinds, cut into sticks, ¼ inch thick and 1½ inches long 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced 1 large Spanish onion, thinly sliced 2 thinly sliced carrot 1 leek, cut thinly ring […]

Rump steaks coated with blue vein cheese, egg plants roast and salads

Ingredients 4 rump steak fillets, asks butcher to cut equal size 200 g blue vein cheese 1 packet salad mix 1 packet tomatoes medley 2 long egg plants, cut into bite size 100 g paprika 1 brown onion, sliced 1 heads garlic, seperated into cloves (unpeeled) 3 tablespoons vegetable oil For gravy: 3 cups beef […]

Rump steak with mushroom sauce, broccoli, poached whiskey pears & baked strawberry jam figs Ingredients 800g MSA Australian Beef Rump Steak 5 Tbsp olive oil 375g bottle Woolworths Select Mustard & Herb Marinade or Stir Fry Sauce 500g Woolworths broccoli, cut flowered 4 soft ripe pears, cut quarter 1/2 cups bourbon whiskey + 5 Tbsp water 12 figs, cut into half strawberry jam 60g butter 250g button […]

Sautéed sweet potatoes with roasted loin of lamb and salads Ingredients For the lamb 400 g lamb loin, pieces salt and freshly ground black pepper 50 g butter 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 star anise 2 sprigs fresh thyme 110 ml beef stock For the sautéed sweet potatoes 1 medium sweet potatoes, cut to 2 cm height in size 50 g butter 2 Tbsp […]

Agnolotti pasta with kale in orange sauce

Orange Sauce Recipe for Pork Ingredients Bought agnolotti pasta frozen, cook as per instruction on package kale, stem removes, chopped leaves zest of ½ orange juice of ½ orange 1 red onion 1 small garlic clove ¼ cup (60 ml) brandy 1 tbsp white wine vinegar ½ cup (120 ml) water olive oil pepper salt […]

Kicking-ass beef spare ribs and grill blue vein cheese figs with salads

Ingredients 2 racks beef spare ribs 4 bird’s-eyes chilies 6 long red chilies 2 garlic cloves 1 eschalot 125 ml (½ cup) truffle infused olive oil or just olive 125 ml (½ cup) apple cider vinegar 2 Tbs white sugar ½ lemon, juiced A few dash of Tobacco sauce about 6-8 dashes 2 Tsp chili […]

Helen’s paella valenciana and marinated drummettes with Bourbon sauce

Recreated from: HINT: Have all ingredients chopped and measured before beginning the final cooking of the paella. It is a quick cooking dish that must have all ingredients ready to go. I use large cast-iron pan. The size of the dish for 22 drumettes. The amounts of the ingredients are relative and it does not […]

Baked barramundi with cream Ingredients 400 g Barramundi frozen and package , cut into rough pieces ½ cup olive oil 4-5 cloves garlic 1 large red onion Leek, finely chopped 2 cups kale, chopped 1 cup pouring cream 4 eggs 4 to 6 pieces filo pastry, bought butter for greasing baking dish ¼ cup spring onions, chopped […]

Sausage and rice souffle

As I loves to experiment the combination of various food. I have recreated this dish. My first time making the souffle. Its a combination of Asian culinary cooking and Western style cooking. Hope you will try it. Asian Ingredients 2 cups cooked rice (I use my left over chicken flavoured rice:long grain) Ingredients to add […]

Traditional trifle Ingredients 170 grams Packet Port Wine Jelly Crystals 600 ml Rum Custard 650 grams Jam Swiss Roll 500 gram frozen mixed fruits 1/4 cups orange Juice + 4 tbs Rum (opt for Rum; replace with orange liqueur) 1 can already whipped cream Method Pour the jelly crystals into a stainless steel bowl big enough […]

Salmon in pastry

Made by Helen Ingredients 2 salmon fillets (boneless and with skin) 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon sea salt package puff pastry, thawed 2 tablespoons wine Burgundy package fresh spinach 1 egg lightly beaten Method 1 Preheat oven to 190deg. 2 Season salmon fillet with salt, and cinnamon. Divide 1/2 the spinach between 2 […]

Bourbon and cranberries ham glaze and sauce I use Bertocchi Ham. Thaw in fridge (place it in the coldest shelf) two days. Follow the instruction to removed the plastic wrap, string and another plastic wrap. Pat dry with clean towel. Then marinade it with Bourbon and Cranberries. Accompanied with Bourbon and Cranberries Sauce. Marinade 375 g Whole Cranberry Sauce in a […]

Herbs sauce Ingredients 1 fresh red and green chili – de-seeded or not, your choice 3 cloves garlic-peeled 1/2 lemon juice 1 tsp capers 1 small gherkins pickled in sweet vinegar (opt) 6 anchovy fillets 1 handful flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked 1 handful fresh basil, leaves picked 1 handful fresh thyme, leaves picked 1 handful […]

Apricot, craisins and olive oil cake

Ingredients 170 g caster sugar 230 ml skim milk finely grated zest of 1 orange 1tsp vanilla essence 100 ml extra virgin olive oil 3 tsp frangelico (optional; see Note) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1⅓ cups (200 g) self-raising flour 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/8 tsp cream of tartar 8 small apricots, cut in […]