Friday, February 4, 2011

Lamb and Haloumi Pizza

    2 trimmed  lamb steaks                                         
    1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice                                 
    2 teaspoons paprika                                            
    2 cloves garlic                                                
    2 tablespoons fresh oregano                                    
    Pizza base                                                     
    1/4 cup pizza sauce                                            
    1/2 cup mozzarella cheese                                      
    1 small red capsicum                                                 
    200 grams haloumi cheese                                       
    1 large ripe tomato                                            
    200 grams greek style yogurt                                   
Preheat oven (Turbo or Baby Weber) to 240'C.  Combine lamb, lemon juice, paprike, garlic and half oregano in ceramic bowl.  Cover with glad wrap and set aside for 30 mins
Spread pizza sauce evenly over bases, sprinkle with mozzarella, scatter capsicum and haloumi. Place in oven for about 5 minutes. Meanwhile heat non stick frying pan over med heat, drain lamb and reserve marinade.  Add lamb to pan and cook for 3/4 mins.  Add reserved marinade and cook.  Sprinkle over pizza, drizzle with combined tomato and oregano seasoned with salt and pepper  Place pizzas back in oven for about 10 minutes,then place on serving platters, Dollop with yoghurt.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Basic Bolognaise Sauce and Spanish eggs in Bolognaise Sauce

    1 tablespoon oil                                               
    1 med onion                                                    
    1 clove garlic                                                 
    1 teaspoon dried oregano                                       
    500 grams mince                                                
    2 tablespoons tomato paste                                     
    1/2 cup red wine                                               
    400 grams can chopped tomatoes                                 
    1 cup beef stock base                                          
    1 teaspoon castor sugar                                         Heat oil, cook onion and garlic, add organo, add mince with a little water and cook stirring to break up mince for 8-10 mins.  Add tomato paste, add wine, tomato, stock and sugar.  Bring to boil for 10 minutes place in dream pot for 2 hours.  Season with salt and pepper,
Spanish baked Eggs:  Add 1 tea cumin, 1/4 tea chili, 1 tea smoked paprika 3 cups bolognaise mix, 4 eggs, chopped chives.  Cook chili, add paprika and bolognaise and heat through.  Spread into greased baking dish.  Using a spoon, make 4 indentations in mix, crack 1 egg in each, season with salt and pepper, drizzle with a little oil and cheese and bake for 10-12 mins.  Sprinkle with chopped chives.