Best Winter Recipes

Published : July 16, 2018




​Warm and yummy for hungry tummies


Tuck into our top ten delicious family favourites, perfect comfort food on a cold night.

 

1. Pad Thai

Shopping list:

8 large green prawns, peeled and deveined
10 grams dried shrimp
½ red onion, finely sliced
40 grams firm tofu, sliced
40 grams shredded preserved radish
2 eggs
2300 grams flat rice noodles
garlic chives
beansprouts
fried shallots
chopped roasted peanuts
roasted chilli powder
lime wedges
100 grams tamarind pulp
300ml warm water
200 grams palm sugar
150 ml Thai seasoning sauce

Full recipe here:

 

2. Chocolate brownies

Shopping list:

375grams unsalted butter
375 grams 70% cocoa dark chocolate
6 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
500grams caster sugar
225 grams plain flour
1 teaspoon salt
300grams chopped walnuts

Full recipe here:

 

3. Pork sliders

Shopping list:

1 pork neck
1 cup dark mushroom soy sauce
¼ cup sweet chilli sauce
¼ cup Chinese cooking wine (or white wine)
2 tablespoons garlic and ginger paste
¼ wombok (Asian cabbage) shredded
1 finely sliced Spanish onion
1 finely shredded carrot
1 finely sliced red capsicum
2 whole eggs
60ml rice vinegar
250ml vegetable oil
Zest and juice of 2 limes and 2 oranges
3 finely chopped fresh cloves of garlic
1 small piece of fresh ginger, finely chopped
½ bunch coriander and basil, finely chopped

Full recipe here:

 

4. Jam roll

Shopping list:

6 egg yolks
100 grams caster sugar
100 grams plain flour
25 grams corn flour
6 egg whites
25 grams caster sugar
150 grams strawberry jam
2 large spoons butter cream

Full recipe here:

 

5. Herb pesto roast lamb

Shopping list:

1 small leg of lamb boneless
3 cloves fresh garlic
1 bunch parsley
1 bunch fresh thyme
1 bunch basil
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
50grtams cashew nuts
100ml olive oil
250grams cocktail potatoes
250grams jap pumpkin, cut into small pieces
Sea salt and black pepper

Full recipe here:

 

6. Choc chip muffins

Shopping list:

1 ½ cups gluten-free self-raising flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup white sugar
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)
3 teaspoons choc chips
5  tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 cup cold water
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Full recipe here:

 

7. Pesto gnocchi

Shopping List:

500grams Desiree Potatoes
200grams grated parmesan cheese
1 egg
Plain Flour
2 bunches coriander, washed and picked
50grams unsalted cashews, toasted
60grams grated parmesan cheese
Sea salt & cracked white pepper
120ml olive oil
6 slices prosciutto
1 punnet cherry tomatoes
1 Spanish Onion, peeled and cut into wedges
Handful of baby spinach

Full recipe here:

 

8. Gingerbread men

Shopping list:

• 105grams Unsalted butter
• 125ml golden syrup
• 110grams  packed brown sugar
• 1 teaspoon b i-carb soda
• 450grams plain flour
• 1 tablespoon ground ginger
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• ½ teaspoon nutmeg
• ½ teaspoon ground cloves
• ½ teaspoon baking powder
• 1 egg, whisked
• Decorating lollies

Full recipe here:

 

9. Homemade crispy wedges

Shopping list:

1kg desiree potatoes (Russet potatoes preferable)
2 whole eggs
80ml red wine vinegar
240ml vegetable oil
80ml sweet chilli sauce
Sea salt & cracked black pepper

Full recipe here:

 

10. Asian style chicken meatballs

Shopping list:

1kg chicken thigh mince
1 brown onion, finely diced
1 piece fresh ginger
4 cloves fresh garlic
1 stalk lemongrass
3 fresh chilli’s
Zest and juice of 2 lemons and 2 limes
¼ bunch coriander, finely chopped
½ bunch chopped fresh basil
½ bunch chopped fresh parsley
4 tablespoons hoi sin sauce
3 tablespoons dark mushroom soy sauce
½ cup mirin
2 eggs
Breadcrumbs
Sea salt & cracked black pepper

Full recipe here: