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Mushroom Caviar Recipe

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry the shallot until translucent and fragrant, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and mushrooms and continue to fry until the mushrooms start to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper and leave to cook for […]

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Tapenade and Parmesan Grissini Recipe

Preheat the oven to 400˚F. Line two baking trays with silicone or parchment paper. Roll out the puff pastry into a rectangle about 13 x 10 inches. Landscape orient the pastry so you have the 13-inch edge running left to right and the 10-inch edge is vertical. Spread the tapenade all over the pastry. Sprinkle […]

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Baked Artichoke and Feta Dip Recipe

Preheat the oven to 350˚F. In a food processor, blitz together the garlic and artichokes. Add the cream cheese, pepper, parsley and feta. Pulse the processor until the mixture is combined, but not totally smooth. I like it a little chunky. Transfer to an oven-proof baking dish and bake for 15 minutes. Top with the almond […]

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Goat Cheese and Walnut Toasts Recipe

Preheat your oven 400˚F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Cut 8 half-inch slices from the baguette and arrange in one layer on the baking tray. Place a slice of goat cheese on top. Sprinkle each goat cheese round with chopped walnuts and drizzle lightly with olive oil. Bake in the oven for 10 […]

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Smoked Salmon, Avocado and Dill Roll-up Recipe

Combine the cream cheese, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of chopped dill. Lay the smoked salmon slices on a piece of plastic wrap, overlapping the salmon as you do. Spread the cream cheese all over the top and lay the slices of avocado on top. Roll up the long edge of the salmon, using the […]

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Caramel Cherry Tomato Pops with Sesame Seeds Recipe

Line a baking tray with a silicone mat and set aside. Prepare a water bath by filling a roasting tin halfway with water. Set aside. Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan and set over medium heat. Leave the sugar to dissolve and then turn up the heat to medium-high. Allow the sugar syrup […]

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Baked Feta with Tomatoes and Oregano Recipe

Preheat oven to 400˚F. Place your block of feta in an oven-proof dish. In a small bowl, mix together the tomatoes, oregano, salt, pepper and olive oil. Spoon over the feta. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, uncovered. Serve immediately with crackers or crostini.

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Ham and Cheese Crescent Recipe

Preheat your oven to 350˚F. Line a baking tray with silpat or parchment paper. Roll out your puff pastry to a 10×12 inch rectangle. Using a 3-inch round cutter, cut out 12 circles from the pastry. Cut the ham slices into squares about 1 1/2 inches in size. Take a small piece of ham and […]

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Endive and Blue Cheese Recipe

Mix together the cream cheese, gorgonzola, heavy cream and lemon juice. Carefully stir in the chopped chervil. You want a consistency that can be piped and will hold it’s shape in your endive leaves. As cream cheeses can vary, I would suggest that if you find your mixture to be too stiff, add a touch […]

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Baked Brie and Raspberry Jam Phyllo Roll-ups

Preheat the oven to 400˚F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and set aside. Working on a large, clean surface, unroll the phyllo sheets. Place 1 sheet in front of you, landscape orientation, and using a pastry brush, lightly coat all over with melted butter. (Keep the remaining phyllo sheets covered by a tea […]

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Tapenade Pinwheels Recipe

Preheat your oven to 350˚F. Lay your sheet of puff pastry in front of you with a landscape orientation (horizontally). Spread the tapenade all over the surface. Roll the puff sheet from the bottom to the top, rolling it tightly so there are no large gaps. Once rolled up, slice into ¼-inch rounds. Lay each […]