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This base is used in the completion of whatever dish you are cooking. They are meant to provide a subtle but pleasant background flavour, support and improve the flavour of the finished dish. Mirepoix is the classic French combination of aromatic vegetables, but other cuisines around the world have their own slight variations on the idea of chopped aromatics and vegetables to create a foundation for other recipes. All these terms refer to the basis of so many savoury dishes. Read more
Pinçage is simply mirepoix with tomato paste. It is a great option for adding mirepoix to sauces. “Mirepoix,” or its siblings, are what chefs call “aromatics,” the heady mix of vegetables and seasonings at the base of many warm temperature dishes all over the world. A simple, foolproof tomato-based sauce that has wide use. Read more
This flavour-packed garlicky shrimp and herby chickpeas Mediterranean salad and a bold Mediterranean dressing is super fast, requires minimal effort, and full of healthful ingredients the whole family will love. Read more
You will love this Mediterranean pearl couscous salad, loaded with nutrition and fabulous flavour of diced cucumbers, tomatoes, feta cheese, artichoke hearts, lots of fresh herbs, and tossed in a healthy olive oil and lemon juice dressing. It is ready in less than 30 minutes, absolutely delicious and utterly addictive! The homemade lemon vinaigrette delivers the perfect zippy, slightly sweet finishing touch! Read more
A simple and easy rich sauce flavoured with tarragon. This is one of the easiest and most foolproof ways to make Béarnaise sauce in 5 minutes flat! It’s so fast; you could even make the Béarnaise while your cooked steak is resting! Read more
Tender shrimp cooked to perfection with all the flavours of your favourite Mexican restaurant dish. Now you can have the same Mexican restaurant shrimp in the comfort of your own home! Read more
A whole filet mignon (or beef tenderloin) is a lean cut of premium beef and one of the most tender cuts of beef you can cook and is ideal for roast beef. The Roquefort (blue cheese) creamy sauce is simple to prepare and delicious to serve with the roast beef. Read more
Have dinner on the table in under half an hour with this pan-fried Yellowfin tuna fillets topped with a creamy Dijon sauce with hints of herb and garlic. Read more
Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction is a mouthwatering summer favourite. Sweet ripe tomatoes with pillowy soft mozzarella and fresh basil drizzled with a delicious balsamic reduction that you can make ahead of time or if you don’t have time, pick one up at the store. Read more
This is the best full of flavour chicken fajitas and so quick to throw together! Easy and delicious! Just like the restaurant version but homemade and ready in 30 minutes, all in one pot. Minimal prep and minimal cook time means these can be on your table FAST. Read more
 
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