Roasted nectarines, ice cream and biscotti

Ingredients:  1kg nectarines, halved and pitted 150g unsalted butter 150g castor sugar 2 quills cinnamon 2 vanilla pods, scrapped Additional 50g butter Method:  Heat the Big Green Egg to 180◦C Gently heat the 150g butter, sugar and spices in a Non Stick Drip Pan  or Paella Grill Pan  until the butter has melted and the sugar begins to dissolve. Once all the […]

Beef Fillet with a Coffee, Peppercorn and Thyme Rub

Ingredients: 1kg Trimmed fillet Rainbow peppercorn mix Dried Thyme 100ml Coconut oil Coarse salt 4 Crushed garlic cloves 50g Coffee grind Method: Place the fillet on cling wrap. Rub with the coconut oil and garlic. Then rub with coffee rub and sprinkle with the dried thyme. Close with the cling wrap and set in the […]

Smoked Spanish Chicken

Ingredients: 2 – 2.5kg  whole chicken 4 oz fresh chorizo sausage 1 can lager 1 dried ancho (pablano) chili 1 small lime, cut into 8 wedges 1 tsp whole black peppercorns 1 tsp smoked sweet paprika 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 1/2 tsp granulated garlic 1 1/2 tsp […]

Walnut Beef Sliders

Ingredients 1 tsp olive oil 4 slices bacon, finely chopped ½ cup finely chopped shallots 2 cups finely chopped button mushrooms 1 tsp salt 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/2 kg quality ground beef 100g Gorgonzola (or blue cheese), divided into 16 portions 32 walnut halves 16 small rolls Instructions […]

Grilled Watermelon Granita

Ingredients: 1 watermelon 300ml tonic 100g sugar 150ml gin 4 sprigs of mint Method: 1 day in advance Cut two slices of about 2cm each from the middle of the watermelon. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate. Remove the peel from the rest of the watermelon and cut flesh into chunks. Reserve about 300g for […]