Latest recipes from La Motte

Vanilla Mascarpone Panna cotta with macerated berries

Vanilla Panna Cotta with Macerated Berries Panna cotta: 60 ml water 10 g gelatine powder 565 ml cream 125 g sugar 225 g mascarpone (room temp) 1 tsp vanilla paste or 1 tsp. vanilla essence Method: Put water in a small bowl. Sprinkle gelatine powder over the water. Let stand 5 minutes to hydrate and soften. Scrape...

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A joyful table with Vin de Joie Rosé!

The versatility of an elegant rosé is one of the reasons this style of wine is so popular. Inspired by the delicate style of Mediterranean rosés, we think our 2021 Vin de Joie Rosé is delightful as part of a Mediterranean-style alfresco table, but you don't have to limit the menu - you can even include a touch of...

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Seared Tuna Salad with Miso Dressing

Ingredients Miso Dressing 2 Tbsp (30 ml) miso paste2 Tbsp (30 ml) rice vinegar2 Tbsp (30 ml) honey½ Tbsp (7,5 ml) soy saucea thumb-size knob of ginger, peeled and chopped1 garlic clove, chopped2 tsp (10 ml) sesame oilzest and juice of 1 small lemon1-2 Tbsp (15-30 ml) water (if needed to loosen up the dressing)...

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Puff Pastry Salmon Tart with Grilled Asparagus

Ingredients 400 g roll of puff pastry, defrosted1 egg + 1 tsp (5 ml) milk, whisked (for egg wash)100 g baby asparagus2 x 250 g creamed smooth cottage cheesejuice and zest of a small lemon20 g wild rocket, washed and patted dry100 g smoked salmon (or trout) ribbons4-5 sprigs of fresh dill, picked2 Tbsp (30...

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Braaied Chicken Kebabs with Labneh & Green Salad

Ingredients Labneh 1 kg double cream plain yoghurt½ tsp (2,5 ml) salta piece of cheesecloth or a clean tea towelzest of 1 small lemon Kebabs 3 Tbsp (45 ml) olive oil1 Tbsp (15 ml) red wine vinegar1 Tbsp (15 ml) dried thyme or mixed herbs1 garlic clove, finely chopped1.5 kg boneless skinless chicken thighs2 large...

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Muhammara Dip with Sesame Lavash Crackers

Ingredients Muhammara Dip 4 large red peppers100 g walnuts½ C (125 ml) fine bread crumbs2 Tbsp (30 ml) pomegranate molasses2 Tbsp (30 ml) olive oil1 Tbsp (15 ml) smoked paprika2 tsp (10 ml) ground cumin1 tsp (5 ml) chilli flakes1 garlic clove, finely choppedzest and juice of 1 small lemonsalt and pepper Lavash Crackers ¾...

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Moroccan Spiced Lamb Chops with Lentil and Fig Salad

Serves 4Marinade2 tsp cumin seeds2 tsp coriander seeds1 tsp paprika½ tsp ground cardamom1 tbsp olive oil8 rib lamb chopssea salt to season1 x 400g tin brown lentils, drained200g cooked beetroot75g dried figsa handful of chopped fresh parsley and mintDressing 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 tbsp red wine vinegarzest of 1 lemonsqueeze of lemon juice1 anchovy,...

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Lettuce Wraps with Rainbow Trout and Wafu Dressing

Serves 4 as a light starter 300 g cooked rainbow trout (or salmon) 50 g ready to eat edamame beans, cooked and shelled 8 - 10 baby gem lettuce leaves 1 tbsp sesame seeds fresh dill to garnish Wafu Dressing  2 tbsp mayo 2 tbsp tahini 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1½ tsp soya sauce 1...

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Seared Skipjack Tuna Salad with Green Beans, Baby Potatoes & Mustard Vinaigrette

The versatility of an elegant rosé is one of the reasons this style of wine is so popular. Enjoy the 2021 La Motte Vin de Joie Rosé as a glass on its own, pour generous glasses with informal Mediterranean-style platters, leafy salads, seafood paella and finely sliced Charcuterie or make Chef Eric's delicious Salade niçoise-inspired...

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Venison Burger & La Motte Syrah

There’s something about Syrah that works beautifully with venison. Or perhaps it is the other way round! But Syrah understands the flavours that also work well with venison. Earthy notes, a subtle smokiness, fragrant herbs and spices and the charm of fruity sweetness. Chef Eric's bumper venison burger is a moreish treat that works wonderful...

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