NSW Education LIVE recipes

Cook along with Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and Manu Feildel as part of NSW Education LIVE and make homemade carbonara and chocolate mousse.

Pasta

Ingredients

  • 200 grams flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • Dash of olive oil
  • 2 whole eggs

Procedure

Carbonara

Ingredients

  • Grated cheese (pecorino, parmesan or tasty – double the amount of eggs)
  • Chives
  • Black pepper
  • 5 eggs
  • Bacon
  • Other toppings as desired such as
    • spinach
    • broccoli
    • green beans
    • spring onions.

Procedure

  1. Mix together eggs and cheese in a bowl until smooth.
  2. Dice and fry the bacon or any other toppings.
  3. Boil pasta.
  4. Drain pasta and add a small amount of the egg mixture to the warm pot.
  5. Stir in the pasta and add in the remaining egg mixture.
  6. Top with grated cheese, chives and other toppings of your choice to serve.

Tip

If you don't eat bacon, try replacing it with corn.

Chocolate mousse

Ingredients

  • 150g dark chocolate
  • Pinch of salt
  • Sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 40g butter

Procedure

  1. Separate the egg whites and yolks.
  2. Break the chocolate in the bowl.
  3. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler (a bowl over a pan of boiling water).
  4. Add butter and combine until glossy.
  5. Mix egg white and salt until they foam.
  6. Add sugar into the egg whites until the mix forms hard peaks.
  7. Once the chocolate mix has cooled a little, add the egg yolks.
  8. Add half egg whites to the chocolate, and mix well.
  9. Gently fold in the remaining egg whites to the chocolate mixture.
  10. Garnish with grated chocolate.
  11. Store in the fridge until set.
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