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Herb Crusted Roast Beef With Onion and Red Wine Gravy Recipe

July 30th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/4cupDijon mustard
  2. 1/4cup finely choppedthyme
  3. 2tablespoonsolive oil
  4. salt & fresh ground pepper
  5. 2kg piecefilet of beef
  6. 50gbutter
  7. 3onions, thinly sliced
  8. 2garlic cloves, crushed
  9. 1tablespoon finely choppedthyme, extra
  10. 1tablespoonflour
  11. 300mlred wine
  12. 600mlbeef stock

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 220 degrees celcius.
  2. Combine mustard, thyme, amd oil in bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Rub mixture over beef. (can marinate covered in refrigeratore for up to 3 hours).
  4. Place in roasting pan.
  5. Roast in oven for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours. Remove from ovento a serving plate and cover with foil and set aside for 15 minutes.
  6. To make gravy melt butter in saucepan until foaming. Add onion, garlic and extra thyme and cook stirring occasionally for 25 minutes. Add flour stir constantly for 30 seconds until golden.
  7. Gradually pour in wine, stirring all the time and bring to the boil.
  8. Cook stirring for 2-3 minutes until reduced by half.
  9. Add stock and reserved pan juices and cook for a further 5 mintes.
  10. Remove from heat and strain if you want a smooth gravy.

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Boiled Cider Recipe

July 30th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1gallonapple cider
  2. clean quartjars

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring cider to a rolling boil.and then turn down to a good simmer so that it continues to evaporate.
  2. simmer about 5 hours or until syrupy.may reduce down to 1 quart.
  3. Good on pancakes, apple pies, any apple dessert.really concentrates the flavor — .

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Chilled Strawberry Soup Recipe

July 30th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1cupapple juice
  2. 1cupwater
  3. 2/3cupgranulated sugar
  4. 1/2teaspooncinnamon
  5. 1/8teaspoonground cloves
  6. 2cupsfresh strawberries
  7. 2 (8 ounce)cartonsvanilla yogurtor strawberry yogurt
  8. 2dropsred food coloring (optional)
  9. additional slicedstrawberries(to garnish)(optional)
  10. sour cream(to garnish)(optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a saucepan, combine apple juice, 3/4 cup of water, sugar, cinnamon and cloves.
  2. Bring to boil over medium heat.
  3. Remove from heat; Cool.
  4. Place berries and remaining water in blender; cover and process until smooth.
  5. Pour into large bowl.
  6. Add apple juice mixture, yogurt and coloring.
  7. Stir well to combine.
  8. Cover and refrigerate until well-chilled.
  9. Garnish with additional berries and sour cream as desired.
  10. Cook time includes chill time.

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Grilled Mushrooms With Gremolata Recipe

July 30th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 16 freshfresh large mushrooms, stems removed
  2. 1/2cupolive oil (optional)
  3. gremolata
  4. 2tablespoons finely choopedflat leaf parsley
  5. 1garlic clove, finely chopped
  6. 3teaspoons finely gratedfresh lemon rind
  7. salt & fresh ground pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. To make gremolata combine all ingredients.
  2. Preheat grill on high.
  3. Place mushroom stem side up on baking tray (or outside bbq).
  4. Grill for 5 minutes then turn over and grill for a further 2 minutes.
  5. Transfer to serving platter.
  6. Sprinkle over gremolata and olive oil if using.

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Apple Mint Triangles Recipe

July 30th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (425 g)canpie apples
  2. 1tablespooncaster sugar
  3. 2teaspoons finely choppedmint
  4. 2sheetspuff pastry
  5. 1egg, lightly whisked
  6. 2teaspoonsdemerara sugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 220 degrees celcius.
  2. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  3. Combine apple, caster sugar and mint.
  4. Cut each pastry sheet into 4.
  5. Divide apple mixture amongst pastry.
  6. Brush edges of pastry with a little water.
  7. Fold over pastry to form triangles. Use fingers to pinch edges to seal.
  8. Place triangles on trays and brush each with egg and sprinkle over the sugar.
  9. Bake 15 – 18 minutes.
  10. Serve warm with custard or ice cream.

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