5 Instagram-Worthy Recipes  You Will Instantly Fall in Love With

5 Instagram-Worthy Recipes You Will Instantly Fall in Love With

The Internet (read Instagram) changed the way we experience food. However good you tell us it was, we won’t believe it until we’ve seen it on Instagram, all filtered up, shot from a nice angle, tempting us to try it too. We won’t try your patience with tricky dishes, fancy decorations, or effects you can only get with pro equipment. You can get those Insta likes with a photo you’ve taken with your phone, on your kitchen bench top, with a few props you have at home. So let’s cut to the chase, and get you the list of super-easy Instagram-worthy dishes that taste just as good as they look. 1. Pear Pancakes Ingredients: 1 cup flour, self-raising a few sticks butter 1 cup milk, semi-skimmed or to taste 1 egg 1 pinch of salt 1 pear fat-free yogurt , for serving honey or maple syrup, for serving Method: In a mixing bowl put the milk, flour, salt and egg and whisk until smooth. Grate in the whole pear and stir it in with a spoon. In a large pan on medium heat, put a stick of butter. Once it melts, slowly add the batter to the pan. Cook your pancakes for a few minutes, until golden, and flip over to cook the other side. Once golden and fluffy, serve them warm with a dollop of yogurt topped with some honey (or maple syrup). Tip: Have fun with the recipe by switching up the fruit. Go for apples, blueberries, blackberries, bananas or strawberries. How to make your food look good on Instagram: Serve in a single colour plate. Stack...
Saganaki Prawns

Saganaki Prawns

For those of you who’ve attended an event we’ve catered for, you’ve probably tried the Saganaki Prawns. They’re one of our most popular bowl foods, and are often requested! Well, as a special treat, we’re going to share our recipe with you – we hope you love them as much as we do! Don’ forget, if you make them, use our hashtag – #welovefoodbyhospest so we can see! Ingredients: Olive oil spray ½ brown onion, finely chopped 1 garlic cloves 40ml (1/3 cup) white wine 1 tbs ouzo 400ml passata 250ml (1 cup) water ½ tbs dried oregano leaves 120g dried risoni pasta ½ kg green prawns 60g reduced-fat feta, crumbled 2 tbs chopped fresh parsley 1 tbs fresh oregano leaves Method: Cook the onion and garlic over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until soft. Add the wine and ouzo, and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the passata, water and dried oregano. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Cook the risoni in salted boiling water following packet directions. Drain and stir in . tablespoons of the fresh oregano. Spray the prawns with oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook the prawns in the oven for 5 minutes until cooked through. Reheat the passata mixture over low heat and stir in half the feta. Enjoy!  ...
Coconut Chicken Salad

Coconut Chicken Salad

We’ve been so busy with various events and weddings, but we still had some time to play around in the kitchen! Here’s a super delicious, flavorful chicken salad recipe that I think you’ll love Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts 1 can condensed light coconut milk aromats (sliced ginger, red onion, lemongrass, lime leaf, garlic etc.) ¼ Wombok cabbage, ¼ bunch of mint, torn ¼ bunch coriander, torn ½ red onion, finely sliced 1 cup bean sprouts ½ red chilli, julienned ¼ cucumber, finely sliced (seeds removed) ¼ cup chopped peanuts, to garnish Dressing: 1 lime, juice 2 tsp fish sauce 10g palm sugar 2 tsp soy sauce Method: Place coconut milk and aromats into a saucepan. Bring to the boil then add chicken breast, make sure you have enough liquid to cover the chicken, allow liquid to return to a slow simmer. Simmer for about 8-10 minutes, or till chicken is cooked through. Remove chicken from liquid and set aside to cool. Once cooled enough to handle, use your fingers to finely shred the chicken breast and place into a bowl with the other salad ingredients. Toss to combine. To make the dressing, combine ingredients in an airtight container and shake. Check seasoning and adjust if necessary. Drizzle over salad just before serving. Garnish salad with some chopped peanuts for a bit of extra crunch! Enjoy! And don’t forget, if you make it, tag us at #welovefoodbyhospest – we’d love to see your creations!...