• Orange with caper, saffron and verjuice sauce

    In a pot, slowly boil verjuice, sugar and saffron to a thick syrup. Add the capers and remove from heat, cool down. Plate the oranges, and pour the juice over. Garnish with a fresh caper flower or nasturtium bud. Hints & tips: The ora…

  • Baked chicken in verjuice with grape salsa

    Preheat the oven to 200ºC.Wash and dry the chicken. Season and place in an oiled roasting pan. Pour over the verjuice. Drizzle with olive oil and bake, one shelf above the middle, for 30 minutes or until nicely browned and tender.T…

  • Verjuice

    The unfermented, acid juice of unripe fruit, primarily grapes. Also known as green juice, it has a sour-sweet taste and adds flavour to sauces, mustard, poached fruit desserts and other dishes. It is similar in taste to white wine, but…

  • Chorizo-and-barley stuffed chicken

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Pat the chicken dry all over (including the cavity) using kitchen paper. Place in a roasting pan and season.Mix the beans, barley, chorizo, garlic and parsley. Place the stuffing in the chicken cavity, then …

  • Angelfish with sauce vierge

    First make the sauce. Warm the olive oil, coriander seeds and garlic in a frying pan – the oil should feel very warm, but nowhere near hot. Set aside to infuse for 10 minutes while you prepare the tomatoes.Make a shallow cross at the …

  • Garlicky samp with thyme roasted chicken

    Preheat the oven to 180°C.Add the drained samp and two heads of garlic to an ovenproof casserole dish and pour over the chicken stock. Roast for 1 hour, or until the grains of samp are plump and infused with garlic.Place a cas…

  • Green beans with macadamia nuts

    Preheat the oven to 180°C.Place the currants and verjuice into a small bowl and soak for 30 minutes.Place the macadamia nuts on a baking tray and roast, taking care not to allow them to burn. Remove from the oven and cool.Rinse…

  • Stuffed pork shoulder

    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. To make the stuffing, heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium heat, then fry the onion for 5 minutes. Add the pork mince and fry for 10 minutes, or until golden brown.2. Combine the pork mince mixt…

  • Poached leek panzanella recipe

    Poached leek panzanella

    Place the leeks in a pan with the stock and verjuice or water. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain and cool.Mix the garlic, olive oil and vinegar. Place the leeks, peas, fennel, spring onion and cuc…

  • Rack of pork with poached peaches recipe

    Rack of pork with poached peaches

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Sprinkle salt onto the pork and rub into the scored skin. Roast for 1 hour. Allow to rest for 20 minutes before carving.To make the poached peaches, bring the verjuice, sugar, cloves, cinnamon, star anise an…

  • Pickled veggies

    Whisk the vinegar, verjuice, sugar and salt in a saucepan over a medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and turn off the heat. Mix in the mustard seeds and garlic.Place the vegetables in jars and cover with the pi…