Scalloped Potatoes

This recipe is from my mother in law and she was a thrifty cook. Here is a tasty vegetable dish: circa 1950s. There is no garlic or onion.

Ingredients
1 kg of waxy potatoes peeled and very thinly sliced
1 tablespoon of plain flour. Plus salt·and pepper to taste
1 cup of chicken stock
1 cup of grated tasty cheese
Chopped fresh parsley

Method
Preheat oven to 190 degrees C.
Arrange sliced potatoes in a shallow baking dish … Read more »

Truffle pasta

Fiona Kotvojs 

(2 people)
Ingredients:
2250 g pasta. Use only good quality pasta for this recipe.
25 g salt
Knob butter
½ clove garlic (don’t add lots or it overpowers the truffle)
Small pinch chilli flakes (don’t add lots or it overpowers the truffle)
Sea salt (optional)
6-10 g truffle in the recipe (can add an additional 2 – 3 g per person at table if you want)About ¼ cup cream … Read more »

Truffle-infused Parmesan cheese

Fiona Kotvojs 

Store the Parmesan and truffle in an airtight container together. 

Use the truffled Parmesan grated in and over a rissoto or pasta. The truffle flavour decreases once the truffle is removed from the container so use the Parmesan within a few days.

Truffle-infused eggs

Fiona Kotvojs 

Store fresh, clean eggs in the same jar as the truffles for two or three days. The aroma will infuse through the shell and produce truffle-flavoured eggs. Use the eggs as soon as you take them away from the truffle as the aroma is lost as it disperses out just as it infused in. 

Make into omelettes, scrambled eggs, poached eggs, frittata (grate a little more truffle over when serving for an extra truffle hit) or use in … Read more »

Osso Bucco


Ingredients:

1 tblspn butter
2 tblspn olive oil
1 brown onion, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
1 celery stick, chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
4 pieces of osso bucco (beef shin), seasoned with salt and pepper and lightly floured
1 cup white wine
3 cups chicken stock
800 ml tin crushed or chopped tomato
2 parsley sprigs,
1 bay leaf,\ … Read more »

Chicken with chickpeas, cumin and turmeric

Tried and tested dinner suggestions from the Triangle Team. Who can resist a simple pumpkin soup followed by Bhagya’s new favourite chicken dish and finishing up with the ever-popular Lemon Delicious Pudding. All winter favourites that are comforting and perfect for sharing. 

Chicken marinade:
1.6 kg chicken thighs, bone in
Kosher salt and freshly-ground pepper
¾ cup full-fat Greek yoghurt
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground turmeric

Chickpeas:
2 cans chickpeas, drained … Read more »