Recipe: Tuna Mac & Cheese

Servings? 3   Cooking Time? 30 mins  What you need?  3 cups penne (or other pasta of your choice) 1/2 cup butter 1/2 onion, finely chopped 2 portobello mushroom, sliced 3 tbsp all purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 cup strong flavoured cheese 1 can tuna salt and pepper Tabasco sauce dried oregano How to cook it?  On medium-high…

Recipe: Lamb Shank & Potato Pumpkin Puree

Servings? 3   Cooking Time? 3 hours  What you need?  Lamb Shank 2 tbsp olive oil 3 lamb shanks salt and pepper 1/2 cup flour 3 medium-sized red onions, finely sliced 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 twigs of fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 2 cups red wine square baking dish Foil Potato Pumpkin…

Recipe: White Bread Loaf

Servings? 6-10   Cooking Time? 3 hrs and 30 mins      Breadmaker Recipe What you need?  350ml water 500g plain white flour or bread flour 1 tbsp milk powder 1 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp sugar 25g butter, diced 1 tsp dried yeast How to cook it?  Note that bread makers vary, so please add the ingredients to the bread…

Recipe: Granola

Servings? 6-10 (1/2 cup servings)   Cooking Time? 30 mins  What you need?  1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup brown sugar t tbsp cinnamon (or nutmeg depending on your preference) Mixing bowl 3 cups rolled oats (I used Quaker brand, but any other will do) 1 cup of granola toppings Flat squared/rectangular baking tin/tray How to cook it?  Preheat…

Recipe: Vegetable Quiche

Servings? 4-6 people  (9 inch diameter) Cooking Time? 60 mins  What you need?  Pie Crust 4 large eggs 1/4 cup Milk Butter (for frying) 1 bunch asparagus 100 g Shitake mushroom (or any other mushroom) 1 head Broccoli Cubed Feta Cheese Ground Parmesan cheese 100 g quartered Smoked Salmon Salt/Pepper How to cook it?  Preheat your medium sized oven to 250 degrees, with rack…

Recipe: Pie Crust

Servings? 9-inch pie crust Cooking Time? 60 mins  What you need? 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, and some more for rolling the dough 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 8 tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2 tbsp cold water (prepare 2 more, if needed) How to cook it?  In a medium mixing bowl, add flour, salt, and sugar and stir several times to…

Recipe: Pan-fried Asparagus with Eggs and Parmesan

Servings? 2 people   Cooking Time? 20 mins  What you need?  2 bunches of thick stalks of asparagus 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup Olive oil 2 tsp Rock salt 4 eggs grated Parmesan cheese How to cook it?  Wash and drain the 2 bunches of asparagus. Cut off the bottom 1.5-2 inches of the…