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Ricotta and nut semi-freddo with chocolate ganache

Start this recipe by making the semi-freddo at least 5 hours before you need it or the day before. Line the base and sides of a 20cm cake tin with baking paper (this will make removing the semi-freddo easy) Cut the ma...

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Caramelized pineapple with passion fruit and lime yogurt

This is a very easy recipe to prepare. Start with the yogurt. Mix together the Greek yogurt, the pulp of 2 passion fruits and the lime juice and zest. Place in the fridge until the pineapple is ready. Next, dust the p...

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Chickpea and ricotta pie with spinach and walnuts

Start this recipe by making the pastry. Either use the rubbing in method by hand or use a food processor. Rub together the flour, salt and butter till the mixture resembles bread crumbs then mix in enough water to bin...

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No-frying vegetable spring rolls

Heat the sesame oil in a wok until very hot but not smoking. Throw in the carrot, red pepper, shallots, chilli, ginger and spring onions. Stir-fry for just a minute or two, and then add the ginger and lemongrass flavo...

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Zucchini fritters with minted Greek yogurt

Mix together the grated zucchini and salt and place in a colander over the sink for 15-20 minutes, then squeeze to remove the excess water. It is important to squeeze out as much water as possible otherwise the fritte...

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Red velvet cake pops

Crumble the cake into a medium sized bowl and add in the cream cheese. Finely crumble the cake into a large bowl. Add in a tablespoon of red food colouring and rub together till the cake turns pink or red as desired....

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Pink valentines cinabuns

To make the dough, put the flour, salt, sugar and butter in a large bowl and rub together till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add in the zest, yeast, red food colouring and warm milk and mix to a soft dough. Place...

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Red velvet and white chocolate chip cookies

In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar till light. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then mix in the milk, vanilla, lemon juice and red colouring. Mix in the dry ingredients next, the flour, baking powder, ...

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Peanut butter and banana French toast with cinnamon

This is a very easy recipe to prepare. Spread the 4 slices of bread with the peanut butter on 1 side. Lay the sliced bananas on 2 of the slices and sprinkle over the cinnamon. Cover with the remaining slices, peanut b...

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Red velvet breakfast pancakes with strawberries and Greek yogurt

In a bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, bicarbonate and salt and put aside. In a mixing bowl, pour the milk and vinegar and allow to sit for 1 minute. Add in the caster sugar, eggs, food colouring, va...

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Warm blueberry croissant bake

Grease a 22cm square oven dish and scatter in the croissant cubes. Sprinkle over the fresh blueberries. In a bowl, mix together the cream, sugar, eggs, vanilla and milk with an electric beater. Pour the mixture over t...

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Baked pasta shells with salmon, broccoli and creamy dolcelatte sauce

Start this recipe by half cooking the pasta in boiling water. Meanwhile, prepare the salmon and sauce. Heat up oil and butter in a large pan and quickly seal the salmon pieces for a minute or two. Remove the salmon fr...

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