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“Hachis Parmentier” (Left over pie)

  We all love a bit of pie! It is an easy heart warming and nutritious meal. Since it is a left over pie you can of course add other left over’s like other vegetables or sausages. A versatile dish, if you want to make this dish...

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White Chocolate mousse with Drunken Plums

  A perfect share for two for Valentines Day! You cannot go wrong with serving up a chocolate mousse for a special romantic home  dinner on Valentines Day. If you are dining in, try this simple to make White Chocolate Mousse with  Drunken Plums to add some extra spice...


How to make Colombian Arepas

A tasty and simple corn snack originating from Columbia. It is made from corn and these are one of the most popular foods in Columbia. Arepas are eaten for breakfast lunch and dinner. They are often split and filled with all types of filling or...

Basque Country Road Trip Cooking Class

Almond Mousse with Apricot and Rosemary Coulis and Compote

This amazing dessert comes from our newly developed Basque Country Road Trip Cooking Class.  It is rich in flavour and very easy to prepare, a perfect dinner party dessert that will impress your guests. Enjoy ! Ingredients: Serves 4 Preparation time 1 hour You need for the almond mousse 2 leafs of...


Poppy Seed Strudel

This poppy seed strudel recipe showcases the distinctive taste of poppy seed filling that is so popular in European sweets rolled inside a yeast dough crust. Unlike many recipes, this one does not skimp on the poppy seed. This is not like wimpy poppy seed...


Goat cheese Tarte with Butternut Confit

  This is just such a great entrée designed and personally crafted by Walter Trupp. This dish is easily learnable, among many other beautiful and tasty dishes that you get to cook when you become a part of our Chef @ Home Cooking Academy. All the ingredients can be...


Lemon and Coconut Yoghurt Tart

Let's get spoiled today with Lemon and Coconut Yoghurt Tarte This beautiful cake is been prepared by Mark, one of our past student's who shared with us the photo of a final dish. We are so pleased to see how he cultivates his passion to cooking...


Frozen berry soufflé

 Its that time of year where a cold desert will be a welcomed treat. Actually, this desert is so delicious that you would want to make it any time of year! Putting a deliciously innovative swing on your average ice cream or sorbet recipe, this frozen berry...


Roasted Corn Cob

Simple and delicious. Get the most flavour from corn by cooking it this way! If you are looking for a tasty addition to any meal then watch this quick video to learn how to create a delicious roasted corn cob. You can cook this in your oven or on...


Pumpkin, Apricot & Apple Chutney

Spring is here! Its time to make chutney! There are many ways to preserve fruits and vegetables. Chutney is one of them. This chutney has a fresh fruity flavour, and it is great with cheeses, cold meats, chicken, fish, turkey and/or lamb. To learn an abundance of preserving techniques and...

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Sweet Potato & Corn Patties

Who said vegetarian dishes are boring?! These vegetarian patties are bursting with flavour! The combination of flavours and variety of textures awakens the tastebuds and leaves you craving more! This is a rather simple recipe. The patties can be served with a salad as a main course or...


Columbian Arepas

Columbia's versions of the tortilla! Made from corn, these are one of the most popular foods in Columbia. Arepas are eaten for breakfast lunch and dinner. They are often split and filled with all types of filling or even used like a pizza base. Here is a video...

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Moroccan Citrus Salad

This is a great refreshing salad that can liven up any meat dish! The citrus flavours balance well with Moroccan meat dishes that are laden with spices. It can also be ideal served with roasted or BBQ'd meats, and it can add a cool tangy zest to fish or chicken...


Mexican Chicken Tamales

Tamales are one of the most famous Mexican street foods. They are like the Mexican version of the Chinese dumpling. Mexican street foods are wrapped in corn husk, which is an ideal way to serve take away food without cutlery. There are hundreds of different filling options for...


Roast Beef

Warm roasted meat to share in winter! In the colder months warmth is sought from the foods that we eat. Roasting meats makes for the perfect combination of warmth, flavour and ease. It also creates warmth in the home as it is a traditionally social way to enjoy a meal. Australian oyster...


Crisp slow roast pork belly

It's something we all wish we could cook isn't it?! Well now you can! Slow roasted pork belly combines the textures of the soft meaty centre and a crispy outer skin to make a mouth watering  meat dish! Slow cooking is also relatively effortless, but yields the most...


Red bean, shiitake mushroom and pumpkin pie

Whats better than a warm pie in winter?! Actually, this pie is absolutely delicious served either cold or warm. It goes well with a fresh green salad. Ingredients can be added or substituted to suit your tastes. For example, adding tomato puree or substituting beans with lentils are...


Spicy Bean & Avocado Tostados

Spice up your life this winter! Mexican food is fun, great tasting, spicy and great for sharing. These little toasted tortillas are vegetarian, and can be rolled up and eaten as a snack or served alongside other Mexican dishes. You can also substitute the cheddar cheese...