Five Ideas for Spring

Five fresh ideas for spring

1. Freezer Clean Out

If soups, winter warmers and other stockpiled comfort foods are taking up room in your freezer, then the start of spring is a good excuse to re­organise and clean your freezer.

Firstly, fill your sink with warm soapy water. Open the freezer and be brave by throwing out any frostbitten products, out of date products or items that have not been used within a 6-month period. Remove all the remaining frozen products. Pull out drawers and trays and wash them in the sink; leave to drain. Clean the interior of the freezer with a mix of water, 1 teaspoon of white vinegar and dishwasher detergent.

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Pearl Barley Risotto with Wild Mushrooms

By Manu Feildel for Chasseur

Ingredients:

  • 240g grains of pearl barley
  • 4 shallots (finely chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 handful of parsley (finely chopped)
  • 150ml white wine
  • 100ml extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 80g butter
  • 4 tbsp parmesan Reggiano (grated)
  • 1 L chicken stock
  • 400g assorted mushrooms (washed and cut to bite size), (morels, chanterelles, oysters, shimijis, enokis, chestnuts etc.)

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Perth Champagne Club Top Tips

The Perth Champagne Club was launched in August 2013 and is fast becoming one of the leading suppliers of Champagne and fine wine in Australia, striving to take on the world! The club values each customer, from local Perth clients to shoppers in the UK. The first online Champagne & wine store in the world to accept Bitcoin for payment, the Perth Champagne Club offers the best Champagne that France has to offer, delivered to your doorstep. Continue reading “Perth Champagne Club Top Tips”