Chocolate Celebration Cake without Eggs or Butter

Being in self isolation with my elderly mother has really caused me to think about making the best use of our provisons. Today is her birthday. She keeps her age to herself, but I can share with you that she is in her nineties and it is a very special day that unfortunately cannot be shared by other family members due to Covid19 this year. … Continue reading Chocolate Celebration Cake without Eggs or Butter

Pork Fillet Schnitzel Oven Baked

Pork fillet, or tenderloin is the most tender cut of pork and makes delicious pork schnitzels. This recipe uses minimal oil by oven baking the schnitzels but if desired you can also pan fry these tender fillet schnitzels. The pork fillet makes a surprising number of fillet escalopes that can be breaded and baked. If you don’t need them all, the pre-prepared fillets can also … Continue reading Pork Fillet Schnitzel Oven Baked

Veal and Sage Saltimbocca Rolls

In Italy, Saltimbocca is a dish that is traditionally made of the tenderest young veal with sage and prosciutto between two escalopes held together with tootpicks and cooked flat. It is also often made into “little birds” by rolling up each escalope that is covered in the best proscuitto and fresh sage leaves. These are cooked in a delicious sauce of dry white wine and … Continue reading Veal and Sage Saltimbocca Rolls

Mario’s Teryaki Salmon and Spinach

Mario has shared his delicious and easy to prepare Teryaki salmon with pan fried spinach and rice. He also shares his super simple recipe for homemade Teryaki sauce that is so easy to prepare ahead and used to make this dish. What a great quick meal for that weekend lunch or anytime. Mario’s Teryaki Salmon Ingredients: Salmon fillets, scaled, boned, cut in strips 20-30mm long, … Continue reading Mario’s Teryaki Salmon and Spinach

Mario’s Multipurpose Mushroom Sauce

Mario kindly shared his delicious and versatile mushroom sauce that is perfect on risotto, with pasta or polenta and a great accompaniment for any meat dish. It is easy to make and can even be made ahead for later use. You can a mixture of fresh mushrooms of your choice and the rehydrated dried porcini mushrooms give a depth of flavour to the sauce. Tasty, … Continue reading Mario’s Multipurpose Mushroom Sauce

Rizogalo or Traditional Greek Rice Pudding

Rizogalo is a traditional Greek rice pudding that is easy to make and so delicious, blending the flavours of orange and vanilla and the fragrance of with cinnamon. It will take a little of your time stirring but will reward your effort with a delicious desert that can be served hot or cold. You can also add some sultanas, though that is optional. It also … Continue reading Rizogalo or Traditional Greek Rice Pudding