CTIA Blog

2 weeks 15 hours ago
Prawn Bisque Recipe

Nothing warms the heart and soul like comfort food! Try this delicious Prawn Bisque recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 300g Shell on Prawns (Vrevettes Roses)
  • 40g Butter
  • 40g Carrot
  • 40g Onion
  • 40g Celery
  • 40g Leek
  • 50g Long Grain Rice
  • 20g Tomato Puree
  • 501ml Brandy
  • 1 Sprig Fresh Thyme
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste
  • 4 White Pepper corns
  • 1Litre Fish Stock
  • 80ml Dry White Wine...
3 weeks 13 hours ago
Breaking News!

Our Centurion branch has come a long way since 2009 and is proudly growing from...

5 weeks 12 hours ago
CTIA Chef's Tables

All the students from our Centurion Branch and Cape Town Branch made their lecturers / chefs excetionally proud the past couple of months. CTIA held their first Chef's Tables for all the curriculum phases and branches, these Chefs Tables showed Chefs and Parents alike that the students hard work definately paid off! All the Chef's Tables were done professionally and were truly incredible! Well done Students! You have shown the world what you are capable of and we can't wait to see what you...

7 weeks 13 hours ago
Molecular Gastronomy: when Science Meets Food

Molecular gastronomy makes all other cooking fads lose relevance: it is the ultimate fantasy to create by combining science and cooking. It is exciting and it has allowed for some revolutionary research and findings in the cooking world. Often considered just fancy and unnecessary showing off, at the expense of taste, it is, instead, a wider perception of cooking, which includes physics to improve the cooking outcome. The ideal...

8 weeks 14 hours ago
Cream of Tomato Soup Recipe

During winter, nothing soothes the soul quite like a tasty soup!

Ingredients:

  • 20ml Butter / Oil
  • 60g Bacon diced
  • 150g Onions
  • 150g Carrots
  • 50g Celery
  • 5g Garlic
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste
  • 1 Tin Tomato Paste
  • 2 Tins Peeled Tomatoes
  • 1L Vegetable Stock
  • 1L Cream
  • 20ml Basil / Oregano / Thyme

Method:

  1. Sauté the bacon until crispy. Remove from the pot.
  2. Sauté the onions...