Adding wine and garnishing with luxury ingredients transforms a basic cauliflower cheese into a gourmet treat. If you can’t afford or obtain truffles you could substitute with a sprinkle of mushroom dust (dried mushrooms ground to a powder in a spice grinder) and a drizzle of truffle oil...
Spice Islands Chicken Fried Rice:
1) Chicken half breast - 1/2
2) Rice Blend - 1/8 cup dry with equal mix of the following
- White rice
- Brown rice
- Red rice
- Black Rice
- Long grain wild rice
- Farro perlato
3) Mixed vegetables - 1/8 cup
4) Onion - 1/8 cup
5) Garlic - 4 to 5...
Really simple recipe...though admittedly took me a few tries to get the recipe right.
1 large, or two small ripe mangoes (peeled and flesh cut in to chunks)
2 cups dry white wine
1 cup water
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp amchur (dried green mango powder)
Ice Milk Wine Float:
NOTE: Ice milk is called low fat ice cream today, after a rule change in naming it, due to butter fat content.
NOTE: Both ice cream and low fat ice cream (ice milk) typically require using an ice cream machine to thicken them up. But, they can still be made without the...
Beef and Vegetable Soup with Red Wine Broth
I have been making this for years from memory, so this is only the second time I have written it out. The first time was many years ago because my parents and sister asked for it. Of course, I lost that. This recipe is based on how I made it today...
Chicken Fettuccine with Four Cheese Wine Sauce:
1) Chicken half breast - 1
2) Fettuccine - 6 to 8 Oz.
NOTE: 6 to 8 Oz. of dry fettuccine will be enough for one large serving. However, this recipe may create 2 or more servings of sauce. Allow extra sauce to cool, bottle it and...
Serves 2-3, Preparation 10 min, Cooking about 25-30 mins
2 White or even red onions - medium
3 tablespoons of brown sugar
20 g unsalted butter + butter for brushing phyllo dough
1 cinnamon stick or 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1 teaspoon aniseed seeds
Full-bodied red wine, to taste
Spice Islands Seafood Plate:
NOTE: The Spice Islands coulis will impart a warm flavor to the meats while the mash will add a sweet and spicy flavor.
1) Scallops - 2
2) Prawns - 3
3) Black mussels - 3 to 5
4) Salmon fillet - 2" wide cut
5) Sushinori - 2 sheets
6) Spice Islands...
Spice Islands Mash and Coulis:
NOTE: Spice Islands mash is is a spice sauce preparation which can be later used to flavor food of many types. Spice Islands coulis is a spice coulis for similar applications.
1) Shallot - 1/2 to 1
2) Garlic - 1/8 cup
3) Thai chillies - 4 to...
This is one of my favourite "winter warmer" dishes - its so easy to make and because its slow cooked its very forgiving in terms of timing. Leftovers also freeze really well so I often make a huge pot of it.
600g shin of beef (off the bone)
2 large onions, finely chopped...
An embarrassingly simple recipe....but tastes good which is all that matters.
4 beef cheeks
2 cups red wine
1 cup beef stock
1 large onion coarsely chopped
5 cloves garlic slightly crushed
1 can chopped tomatoes
3-4 sprigs thyme
2 bay leafs
1/2 tsp cocoa powder
Seafood Stir Fry in Wine Sauce:
1) Prawns - 3 to 4 large
2) Scallops - 3 to 4 large
3) Salmon - 2" wide thick part of a fillet
4) Crab meat, white - 1 4.5 oz. can
5) Mussels, black, without shells - 7 to 8
NOTE: For shelled mussels, pre-cook and then remove the shells.