Truffle Pig’s Recipes

Truffle Pigs meals prepared at the pig pen

Lemon Chicken, Tomato & Haloumi Salad …

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Serves approximately 4.

What you need:

• 2 large chicken breasts, cut in half length ways
• 100g of haloumi, thinly slices
• Bunch of asparagus, cut into 4cm
• Punnet of mixed cherry tomatoes, all cut in half
• 2 large lemons
• 4 eggs
• 2 sprigs of rosemary
• 1 cup of basil leaves
• 4 cups of baby spinach

What you need to do:
• Preheat the oven to 200 degrees and place chicken in an oven try and top it with one of the lemons sliced into pieces and rosemary and a dash of olive oil and place into the oven for 30-35mins
• While the chicken is cooking, blanch the asparagus and toss it with the basil, spinach and tomatoes
• Grill the haloumi until golden brown, squeeze with lemon juice and place it into the salad and dress the salad with the remaining lemon juice and serve into 4 bowls
• Once the chicken has almost cooked, poach the 4 eggs so the yolk is still running
• Remove the chicken from the oven and slice before serving into each bowl and placing the poached egg on top
• Enjoy!

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Truffle Pig.

Mexican beef and black bean dip recipe …

Mexican beef and black bean dip recipe …

Mexican beef bean dip

Hosting a party and want to wow your guests with a dip that tastes like desire? Well you have stumbled across the perfect recipe.

What you need

  • Can of black beans, rinsed
  • 100g of minced beef
  • 1 cup of salsa
  • ½ – 1 cup of grated cheese
  • Half a cup of sour cream
  • 2 shallots thinly sliced
  • Jalapenos (optional)

What you need to do

  • Preheat the oven to about 160 degrees
  • Brown the mince in a pan on medium heat and once cooked, add the beans and salsa, stir and cook for about 5 minutes
  • Place mixture in an shallow, oven proof bowl, cover the dip with cheese and place it in the oven for about 15 minutes
  • While the dip is cooking, mix the sour cream and shallots in bowl
  • Once the cheese has melted on the dip remove it from the oven (depending on your oven you might want to wack the dip under the grill for a couple of minutes)
  • Lather the sour cream over the dip and serve with corn chips
  • Listen to your friends “mmmmmmmm” with delight

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Truffle Pig.

Best Bloody Mary Recipe …

Best Bloody Mary Recipe …

Bloody Mary recipe

If you’re feeling hungover or after a cocktail that isn’t sickly sweet… Bloody Mary is the drink for you.

What you need:
4 cups tomato juice
1/2 cup vodka
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 cup ice cubes
4 celery sticks
Tabasco sauce to taste
Ledge of lemon
Cracked pepper on top
A pinch of sea salt

What you need to do:
Combine the juice, vodka, tabasco and Worcestershire sauce in a jug.
Place plenty of ice in each cup with with a celerey stalk and wedge of line then pour the cocktail in
Crack pepper on top and add a pinch of salt.

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Truffle Pig.

Coconut chicken with asian salad ….

Coconut chicken with asian salad ….

DSC_0071This salad is a great lunch or dinner option for warmer weather thanks to its crisp freshness and the tropical punch in the coconut. It is light, fresh, quick and easily “beefed up” with some vermicelli noodles.

What you need:

  • ½ bunch of wombok, thinly sliced
  • ½ bunch of red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • Cup of coriander, roughly chopped
  • Cup of mint, roughly chopped
  • 3 cups of bean shoots
  • 2 x chillies (leave out if you don’t like it hot)
  • 1 can of light coconut milk
  • 500g of chicken
  • ½ cup of roasted, unsalted peanuts
  • 3 shallots stalks, finely chopped
  • Soy sauce
  • Fish sauce
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar

What you need to do:

  • Cut chicken into thin strips and place into a pan on medium heat with the coconut milk, a dash of soy sauce and the chillies finely diced and cook until chicken is cooked through, about 5-10 mintues.
  • While the chicken is cooking place all vegetables into a large bowl and toss
  • To make the dressing place about 4 tables spoons of soy and 4 table spoons of fish sauce into a bowl with the sugar and lime juice and stir, then place over salad, add more ingredients based on your tastes
  • Once the chicken is cooked, place it on top of the salad along with the peanuts and serve.

 

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Truffle Pig.

Coconut & Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding Recipe….

Coconut & Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding Recipe….

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What you need:

  • 1 cup coconut water (healthiest option), cream or coconut milk
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Shredded coconut
  • Seasonal fruit
  • Crushed almonds and yoghurt optional

What you need to do:

  • Put seeds, honey, vanilla extract and coconut water into a medium size bowl, mix well to combine. Transfer pudding into shot glasses or jars and then into the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  • Once ready, serve the pudding with fresh fruit and coconut flakes.

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Truffle Pig.