Garden Salad

Garden Salad   1/2 head of romaine lettuce 2 cups arugula lettuce 1 medium carrot peeled and shredded 1 large spring onion sliced 1/3 red pepper 1/3 cucumber sliced into quarter pieces   Rinse the romaine lettuce and shred with a knife Add the arugula lettuce Peel the carrot and sliver with the peeler Cut the spring onion into thin …

Choux Pastry

  Set oven to 230C   Choux Pastry: 250ml All purpose flour 250ml water 125g Butter (cut into 1 cm blocks) 2ml salt 5ml Sugar (for sweet pastry) 4 Large eggs ( may need more)   Method:   Sift flour into a mixing bowl. Put water, butter, salt and sugar in to a medium sized saucepan. Bring slowly to a …

Lemon Meringue Pie

  Rich Short-crust Pastry Ingredients: 175ml all purpose flour 175ml self-raising flour 1ml Salt 80g chilled diced butter 75ml Sugar 1 egg 5 ml cold water 5 ml Lemon juice Method: Sift the flours and salt together in a large bowl Add the sugar to the flour Cut the diced butter into the flour using a knife Rub the pieces …

Lemon Curd

   ½ cup Lemon Juice 4 Large Eggs 2 Egg yolks 1 ½ Cups sugar ¾ cup Butter 330g 1 tablespoon lemon zest finely grated 30ml Arrowroot mixed with a little bit of water    Add the lemon juice , sugar & lemon rind to the top of a double boiler Whisk the eggs lightly Add to the double boiler …