Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Bacon & Egg Stuffed Rolls with Hollandaise Sauce

Bacon & Egg with Hollandaise Sauce Stuffed into a dinner roll, neat idea aye? Saw it once on a cooking show when I was home sick *cough cough*

Time to Cook/Prepare: 1 hour
Time to Eat: 10 mins

Monday, March 29, 2010

Scotch Fillet with Mushroom & Cauliflour Mash with Red Wine Jus!

Healthy and simple.... tried making cauliflour mash for the first time ever! Turned out pretty good, but I over did the milk a tad, could have been fluffier though :/
Time to cook = 1.5 hours
Time to eat = 10 mins

Johnny's Version of a Fish Pie!

Ummmmmmmm Fish Pie......... Had some left over pastry from Brooke's baking adventures so I gave making a pie ago!

  • 1x Barramundi Fillet (cut up in bit size chunks)
  • 2x Cups of Fish Stock
  • 3x Potatoes (peeled/washed/cubed)
  • 1x Leek (chopped up)
  • 4x Gloves of Garlic (chopped up roughly)
  • 2x Carrots (peeled/washed/cubed)
  • 1x Onion (chopped)
  • 2x Cups of Frozen Peas
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2x Tablespoons of Corn Starch
  • 1x Egg Yolk (for egg wash)
  • Pastry
Add some olive oil to a pot and fry up the garlic and fish then remove the fish. Add in all other ingredients and simmer till it thickens up. Add fish back and combine. Mix 2x tablespoons of corn starch with some cold water, then add to mixture. It will make it all nice and gooey!
Using a nice pie dish, add in filling and arrange pastry to cover the bowl and filling, you may add as many layers depending how much you love pastry. Complete with an egg wash using a brush.
Pre heat oven to 180 degrees, and cook for around 20 minutes. Remove and stand for a further 10~15 minutes prior to eating (it's damn hot!)
Time to Prepare: 30 minutes
Time to Cook: 40 minutes
Cost: ~$20

Zucchini Flower Tempura Stuffed with Camerbert Cheese & Basil

Some quick and easy to bang together, works great as an entree

  • Zucchini Flowers
  • Camerbert Cheese
  • Basil
  • Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • Cold Soda Water
  • 1x Egg
  • 1/2 Cup Plain Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Corn Flour
  • Salt & Pepper

Carefully wash the Zucchini Flowers and leave it to dry, whilst it is left to dry, finely cut up the basil and combine with the camerbert cheese, olive oil + salt & pepper to taste. Peel back the flowers, and delicately stuff each one, closing the petals to seal it.

To make the batter, beat up one egg and mix in the flour, add Soda water really slowly and mix until it is a nice light paste.

To cook, fill up a pot with approximately 3 cm of oil. Carefully coat each flower in the batter and cook until golden.

Time to Prepare: 15 minutes
Time to Cook: 10 minutes
Cost: $10