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Almond crusted pork fillet with pan-fried Jazz apples

New season Jazz apples have arrived this month on our supermarket shelves and they are just delicious. Super crunchy and sweet, they also have dense flesh which makes them great for baking or cooking. When most people think apples, it’s as a snack or in a yummy dessert but they are equally good when used in savory dishes. Now I love a classic combination and pork and apples are a match made in heaven! Hubby is on a bit of healthy diet so I decided to forgo the usual breadcrumb mixture and try something a little different with ground almonds. Serves 2 For the Pork- 4 pork fillets/schnitzels 1 cup of almonds 2 eggs whipped A handful of Italian parsley A good grind of salt and black pepper Half a lemon, zested 2 tablespoons of olive oil For the Apple’s 2 jazz apples, cored and sliced 1 tablespoon of fresh sage, finely diced 1 small brown onion Salt and Pepper 1 tablespoon of olive oil Start off by preparing your lovely apples! First cook your …

Winter Warmer!!!!

Red Wine & Garlic Lamb Shanks with Herbed Mash & Cabbage As it gets colder and colder here in Christchurch, inspiration beckons me to make delicious winter warmer meals!! And what’s better than putting a dinner on in the morning in a slow cooker and it’s ready by the time you get back from work!!! Ingredients Meat 2 x Lamb shank knuckles 750 ml beef stock (I used Campbell’s) 1/4 bottle red wine 1 onion chopped 4 garlic gloves chopped 4 rashers bacon Button mushrooms chopped 1/2 red chilli chopped Handful of chopped parsley Handful of basil leaves A dollop of cream fraiche Shake Moroccan seasoning Shake Garlic salt seasoning Shake pepper Mash 4 large potatoes 1/4 cup milk 25g butter chopped Handful of chopped parsley Salt and pepper Cabbage Handful of sliced white cabbage Handful of sliced red cabbage 1tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp butter Salt and pepper Method When you wake up in the morning add all ingredients for the meat to the slow cooker and set to cook on low heat for …