Gordon Ramsay’s Spicy Tuna Cakes

OK, I have a confession .. I am LOVING Gordon’s new TV show with recipes and cooking tips. He’s just made some tuna patties (which I have yet to try!) that look amazing and I wanted to share them with you all … 400g tinned tuna – drain well removing most of the liquid Add tuna to a bowl with a handful of chopped water chestnuts (I also feel that macadamia nuts would work a treat!) One spring onion sliced on a diagonal Couple of tablespoons of chopped fresh coriander One large de-seeded red chilli A few kaffir lime leaves … Continue reading Gordon Ramsay’s Spicy Tuna Cakes

Jane’s Simply Nourishing Lamb Loaf

500 grams minced lamb 1 egg 1/3 can of chopped tomatoes (or you could use Passata) Finely chopped fresh herbs (I used a handful each of chives, parsley and thyme) Sprinkle of turmeric, plenty of ground black pepper and a dash of olive oil Gently mix together well and place in a loaf tin lined with baking paper Bake at 160-170oC for around 30-40 minutes I ate some for lunch and I have a large slice to take with me for work tomorrow … yummy! (You may need to play around with the ingredients to get the right consistency – … Continue reading Jane’s Simply Nourishing Lamb Loaf

Jennene’s Kale Pesto

1 bunch of kale 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 cloves garlic Zest and juice of 1/2 a lemon 1 cup pecan nuts Olive oil Lightly blanch kale in boiling water for 45 seconds – 1 minute. Drain and rinse with cold water and then squeeze out all the excess water with your hands. Now you will have a small green ball in your hands! In a food processor, grind pecans and add lemon zest, pepper, nutmeg and garlic. Add kale and lemon juice and enough olive oil to get the mixture blending – careful not … Continue reading Jennene’s Kale Pesto

Jennene’s Fennel & Lamb Loaf

500 grams minced lamb 3 eggs 1 onion 1/2 large or one small fennel bulb 1 leek 1/2 bunch fresh kale or spinach 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon ground fennel Ground black pepper and/or chili to taste 1 1/2 teaspoons kelp powder or dulse flakes 4 tablespoons almond meal Blend all ingredients in a food processor (I find doing the vegetables and spices first works best) Gently press into a greased, lined loaf tin and sprinkle with olive oil and black sesame seeds and bake on 170oC for 1 hour. Wow, thanks Jenenne, this sounds amazing! Continue reading Jennene’s Fennel & Lamb Loaf