Pomegranate Glazed Lamb

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Steal the heart of a loved one with this sweet and delicate recipe.  The sweet and bitter combination of the pomegranate sauce over a juicy, herb oven roasted lamb is just something to lick your plate about – no joke! Melograno (pomegranate) is that special touch of flavour that the winter months grant us, excellent for cocktails and sauces alike. Don’t be afraid to use this colourful winter fruit and add a little passion to your next recipe!  Continue reading “Pomegranate Glazed Lamb”

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Romeo Cocktail

Even in it’s name it sounds romantic, Romeo.  They say ginger stimulates the passion in us.  So why not make a ginger inspired cocktail to kick off the most romantic time of year and call it our classic Valentine’s Day drink!  Simple but elegant in it’s taste and presentation, the Romeo Cocktail is the best way to toast an evening filled with amore!

ROMEO COCKTAIL

Difficulty : Easy.        Prep Time : 10 minutes

Ingredients 

Ginger Beer

Pear Slices

Pear Juice

Rosmary

instructions 

  1. Dice 1/4 of a pear in small pieces.  Lightly burn a stem of rosemary.  Put pear slices and rosemary into a shaker.  Pour 1/2 a glass of pear juice over the pear pieces and rosemary (per one serving).  Smash in some of the pear slices.  Add ice and  shake all together.
  2. Pour in serving glass with 1/2 a glass of ginger beer.  Add rosemary and a pear slice for decoration and drink!

Cheers – cin cin in italian –  to Valentine’s Day & Eat bene (or in this case drink bene)!

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Mini Coconut & Berry Bundt Cakes

Mini Coconut & Berry Bundt Cakes

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Roses are red, Violets are blue, Will you make a bundt cake just for us two? Valentine’s Day is just around the corner or as we say here in Italy San Valentino. This delightful berry and coconut treat can be served as an afternoon sweet snack or a light mono portion dessert.  What’s great about this recipe is that you can even feel good about yourself eating it!  It is free of any dairy products with the substitution of coconut milk and vegetable oil instead. This dolce will have you falling in love with it’s fluffy sponge like cake and perfect balance of sweet berries and exotic coconut flavours and best of all home-made-ness. A perfect match for the whole family to enjoy together!  Continue reading “Mini Coconut & Berry Bundt Cakes”