Garlic & Rosemary Roast Leg of Lamb

Ingredients:  (Serves: 12) 4 cloves garlic, sliced fresh rosemary sprigs salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 (2 to 3kg) whole leg of lamb Instructions: Cut slits in the top of the leg of lamb every few inches, deep enough to push slices of garlic down into the meat. Salt and pepper generously all over the top of lamb, place several sprigs of … Continue reading Garlic & Rosemary Roast Leg of Lamb

Raspberry Martini Christmas Cocktail

Ingredients: 350ml Martini Rosso 150ml Gin 4 tsp icing sugar 24 frozen raspberries 2 bottles chilled Prosecco   Instructions: Mix the Martini and gin together and chill or store in a bottle if making ahead. If you have room in your fridge or freezer, chill your Champagne glasses, too. When your guests are due to arrive, spoon ½ tsp icing sugar into 8 Champagne glasses. … Continue reading Raspberry Martini Christmas Cocktail

Perfect Apple Crumble Recipe

Ingredients: For the filling: 450g of apples 2 tablespoons of caster sugar 1 teaspoon of cinnamon (optional) For the crumble: 175g plain flour 75g cold butter 75g caster sugar   Instructions: Preheat your oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6. Peel and core the apples. Cut into thick slices and toss them in a bowl with the sugar, and cinnamon if using. Place them in a shallow … Continue reading Perfect Apple Crumble Recipe

Scottish Old-Fashioned

Ingredients: Scotch whisky 50ml Angostura bitters 1ml Orange 40g Lemon 40g Cane sugar cubes 5g Red maraschino cherry 5g Crushed ice 150g   Instructions: Place 1 cane sugar cube into a rocks glass, a chopped orange wedge and lemon wedge Add 1 dash of angostura bitters, a red maraschino cherry and muddle Fill the rocks glass to the top with crushed ice Pour in 50 … Continue reading Scottish Old-Fashioned

Sugary Coconut Balls

BY RUCHIRA GHOSH Ingredients: Dessicated fresh coconut 500 gms, Sugar 250 gms, Black cardamom powder ½ tsp. N.B. In case fresh dessicated coconut is not available, you can use dried & packed coconut powder available in most supermarkets and grocery stores. Method: Take a wide, deep pan /wok. Over a low flame, sauté the coconut until the oil begins to leave the sides. In case … Continue reading Sugary Coconut Balls

Whitebait Thai Salad

Ingredients: 2 green mangoes, finely shredded 100g Asian salad leaves 1 cup mint leaves 1/2 cup Vietnamese mint leaves 1/2 cup coriander leaves 1 cup Thai basil leaves 1/3 cup (50g) plain flour 2 teaspoons dried chilli flakes 200g fresh whitebait Peanut or sunflower oil, to deep-fry Dressing 1/4 cup (60ml) fish sauce 1/4 cup (60ml) rice vinegar 2 tablespoons grated palm sugar 1 long … Continue reading Whitebait Thai Salad