The scent of hot cross buns just has that special way of evoking a warm comforting feeling that we love around Easter. As a twist on the traditional recipe, Alana has included a good dash of whiskey to soak the dried fruit in. The whiskey enhances the the flavour of the fruit and spices as well as adding a subtle warmth.
So, why not give making your own hot cross buns a go… it’s worth the little bit of time and effort.
Home made flat breads are easier than you think. Here is our recipe for Spelt Flatbreads. Serve them with lamb, kebabs… almost anything.
Inspired by the traditional French dish, Potatoes Boulangère, our Baked Potatoes with Thyme, Dijon and Parmesan is the perfect side to a whole roasted chicken, rolled pork leg roast or lamb shoulder. Unlike a traditional potato bake, there is no cream or milk so it’s a wonderful lighter alternative but still full on flavour.
Quick Corn and Bean Salsa Serves: 4 people | Prep Time: 5-10 mins | Cook Time: 5-8 minutes INGREDIENTS:2 corn on the cob1 can mixed beans, drained and rinsed1 small golden shallot onion, finely dicedJuice of 1 limeSalt and pepper to seasonFresh coriander to serve METHODTo prepare the corn and bean salsa. Steam or boil the corn until just tender […]
These golden Crunchy Kipfler Potatoes are twice cooked for extra crunch and served up with a fresh herbed yoghurt and deep fried crispy capers. Recipe and images courtesy of Alana Lowes. CRUNCHY KIPFLER POTATOES WITH HERBED YOGHURT AND CRISPY CAPERS Serves: 6-8 people | Prep Time: 10-15 mins + chilling time | Cook Time: 12-15 mins (Note: You […]
Buttery Lemon Greens with Crispy Sage & Zesty Lemon This recipe is not only a fantastic way to enhance the brussel sprout but it looks simply stunning in all its green goodness. Serves: 6-8 people | Prep Time: 10-15 mins | Cook Time: 10-15 mins INGREDIENTS: 500g brussel sprouts200g frozen broad beans2 tbsp olive oil10 fresh sage leaves100g salted butterJuice & zest […]
BBQ CORN WITH CHILLI LIME SALTED BUTTER & MANCHEGO CHEESE Corn chargrilled on the BBQ is always a winner. The combination of sweet corn and the smokiness from the BBQ is hard to beat. We’ve upped the flavour by brushing the corn with a tangy lime and chilli butter then finished it with a generous […]