Jared Sewchurran

Gnocchi with Duck Ragù, Porcini Mushrooms & Parmesan

A flavourful, filling recipe to try at home that will satisfy the whole family. It is the perfect meal for a crisp autumn evening – made with slow cooked duck and porcini ragù, and fluffy homemade (or store bought) gnocchi. Make sure you serve it with a generous sprinkling of Parmigiano Reggiano, finely grated. Enjoy!  INGREDIENTS:  12 Duck legs  Salt  2 Carrots, finely diced  2 Onions, finely diced  2 Tablespoons chopped garlic  4 Sprigs of fresh sage  …

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Pizza Nacho Libre – By Chris Black

If you love Mexican AND Italian food, this pizza is the perfect combination of both. Indulge in a classic Margherita topped with spicy chicken nachos!   Ingredients:  1 Margherita base  1 Portion Cajun spiced chicken breasts, sliced into strips  1 Tablespoon (15 grams) very thinly sliced jalapenos  ½ Avocado, smashed with a little lemon juice  3 Tablespoons  (45 grams) sour cream  3 Tablespoons (45 grams) tomato …

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Black’s Risotto Stuffed Squid with a Brandy and Tomato Cream Sauce

Chris Black’s Risotto Stuffed Squid with a Brandy and Tomato Cream Sauce

Risotto Stuffed Squid:  15 prawns, L2, peeled and chopped small  15 mussels, cooked and chopped  Butter / oil  500 g frozen Surgital Risotto  Shellfish stock  2 tablespoons chopped parsley  Fry the prawns and mussels in a little butter and oil until just cooked.  Add the risotto and stock and cook until the risotto is al dente, about 8 …

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Chris Black’s Panettone Bread Pudding with Amaretto Cream Sauce

This Italian version of bread-and-butter pudding is great for using up any leftover Christmas panettone and is delizioso served with ice cream or on its own.   SAUCE  ½ cup whipped cream ½ cup milk 3 tablespoons sugar ¼ cup Amaretto liquor 2 teaspoons cornstarch  BREAD PUDDING  1 loaf panettone bread (crusts trimmed), and the bread cut into 2cm cubes 8 large eggs 375ml cream 625ml milk 1 ¼ cups sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract  To make the sauce:   Bring the cream, milk, and …

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Piedmontese Style Stuffed and Roasted Peppers

 INGREDIENTS  8 red or yellow peppers, cut in half lengthwise, not horizontal  16 anchovies  8 jam tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise  2 tablespoons garlic, chopped and kept in a little oil  Pomace olive oil  Black pepper  16 leaves of basil  30g Parma ham  Bright green basil mayonnaise  Rocket  Grated Grana Padano  2 crispy breadsticks  METHOD  …

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Sole in Saor

2kgs kingklip or sole filletsFlour seasoned with salt and pepperNew oil in the deep fat fryer½ cup extra virgin olive oil2 red onions, diced1 full cup of currants or raisins4 tablespoons of white sugar½ cup pine nuts 3 cups red wine vinegar6 tablespoons of finely chopped chives2 stalks of celery, sliced lengthwise witha vegetable peelerThe …

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