Recipe of the day
Mixed turkish breakfast plateYears ago, when Pete Chichester returned to Metropole in Auckland after a stint working in Turkey, we introduced a Turkish Breakfast Plate' as a regular on the brunch menu.
Spiced ratatouille with garlic lamb cutlets
Ray McVinnie's seasonal ideas for simple mealsby Ray McVinne | Cuisine issue #155 | Thursday, 22 November, 2012
Slow-fry chopped onion, diced eggplant, sliced zucchini and sliced and deseeded red capsicums with sliced chilli, smoked sweet paprika and some toasted coriander seeds in extra virgin olive oil until the vegetables are tender. Add plenty of chopped raw or canned tomatoes and bring to the boil. Simmer until thick then taste and season. Serve warm with sliced panfried or barbecued lamb shortloins or cutlets that have been rubbed with a mix of extra virgin olive oil, crushed garlic and freshly ground black pepper. Good with steamed rice.
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