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Kale Salad

Kale Salad

"This is absolutely one of our most popular salads and one of my favourites"; Phillippa. Ingredients 1 bunch kale, 500g 250g brussel sprouts 3 pears Juice 1 lemon 100g pecorino (or parmesan) cheese, finely grated 1/2 tsp salt & 1/2 tsp pepper Salad dressing 2 tbsp maple syrup 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp Dijon mustard 3 tbsp olive oil Method Mix the first 3 salad dressing ingredients in a jar until well combined. Add oil and mix well. Shred the kale very finely. Trim and slice brussel sprouts very finely with a mandolin. Dice pears into 1cm cubes and...

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Fresh Breadcrumb Seasoning

Fresh Breadcrumb Seasoning

"I make a batch of this and keep it in a zip lock bag in the freezer where it can keep for several months, although I usually get through a batch in a few weeks!" Phillippa Fresh breadcrumb seasoning is so versatile and can be added to many dishes, such as meatball mixes and as crumb toppings on meals for a light crunchy, golden finish. Ingredients 250g bread, diced into 1cm squares 1 clove garlic, chopped (optional) 50g parmesan cheese, grated (optional) 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper small handful of parsley leaves, finely chopped sprig thyme, finely...

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Pear & Cinnamon Muffins

Pear & Cinnamon Muffins

A good muffin with a cuppa is a lovely way to enjoy morning or afternoon tea. It's also a great snack for the kids. This recipe for Phillippa's Pear & Cinnamon Muffins makes 18 - plenty to go around! Ingredients 260g self raising flour 275g caster sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 125ml grape seed or peanut oil 250ml buttermilk 2 eggs 2 pears, peeled, cored, quartered and each thinly sliced into 9 For the topping: 1 teaspoon ground Dutch cinnamon 1 tablespoon caster sugar Method Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan. Line 2 muffin trays with 18 double patty pans. Place all...

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Raspberry Coconut Cake

Raspberry Coconut Cake

Phillippa's Raspberry Coconut Cake is one of the easiest cakes to bake.  Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, place in a cake tin and bake! Ingredients  135g coconut 375ml milk 200g raspberries, fresh or frozen 300g sugar 225g self-raising flour Method Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan. Grease and line a 21cm x 11cm loaf tin. Mix all ingredients together and pour into the tin. Bake for 1¼ hours or until a skewer inserted in the centre come out clean. Remove and allow to rest in the tin for five minutes and then turn out on a wire rack and...

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