Skirt Steak and Green Bean Salad with Soft Boiled Egg Dressing Recipe 5 eggs, soft boiled from cold water for 3 minutes then cooled in cold water 3 tablespoons capers 8 anchovy fillets, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive...
Spiced Walnut Fruit Loaf Recipe 175g caster sugar 2 tablespoons butter 1 egg 120ml orange juice 2 tablespoons orange flower water (optional) 1 teaspoon salt 225g flour 2 teaspoons baking powder pinch baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cardamom seeds 150g each, sliced dried figs, dried apricots...
Pork Meatballs with Tomatoes and Spinach Recipe 2 x 2cm thick slices white sourdough bread 125ml milk 500g pork mince ½ teaspoon salt 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon very finely chopped rosemary 40g roasted pinenuts 60g currants 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 medium sized onions,...
Baked Rhubarb with Lemon Sponge and Acidulated Cream Recipe Sponge 3 large eggs 85g caster sugar 60g flour, sifted 30g ground almonds zest of 1 lemon Preheat the oven to 200°C Line a shallow ovenproof tray with baking paper Beat the eggs and sugar until very thick and...
Spicy Braised Pork, Tofu and Vegetables 250g block firm tofu 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 400g pork mince large pinch chilli flakes 3 tablespoons finely chopped ginger ¼ teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped ½ cup Japanese soy sauce 1 red capsicum, cored, deseeded, thinly sliced 1 spring...
Niue Live Stream Recipe Tuna Join Ray McVinnie in the beautiful island of Niue, on location for this week's live stream.  The recipe tonight is Tuna.  Ray was hosted by the Niue Chamber Of Commerce thanks to the CEO Rae...
Banana, Coconut and Chocolate Croissant Pudding Recipe 6 croissants, sliced in half horizontally 100g butter, softened 3 bananas, sliced 1cm 1/2 cup long strand coconut 125g dark chocolate, chopped coarsely 4 eggs, beaten 750ml milk ½ cup sugar plus extra for sprinkling 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Preheat the...

Ray McVinnie (M.A.(Hons), C&G Dip CA) has been a foodwriter and advisor at Cuisine magazine, celebrity judge on Masterchef NZ, food columnist in the Sunday Star-Times, Sunday magazine and Bite Magazine. Ray has always had a passion for food and now has launched his own website with videos, tutorials and a 16 part online cooking course. Even while studying for his Master of Arts in History at Auckland University he cooked part-time.

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