Category: Food

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters Ingredients: Zucchini Fritters: 3 (about 400g) medium zucchini 75g (1/2 cup) self-raising flour 40g (1/2 cup) parmesan, finely grated 3 shallots, ends trimmed, thinly sliced 1 egg, whisked 1/4 cup fresh continental...

Cheesy mince baked potato

Cheesy mince baked potato

Cheesy mince baked potato Ingredients: 100 ml Water 1 Tin chopped tomatoes 1 Beef Stock Pot 400 g Lean beef mince 1 Carrot, peeled and grated 1 Clove crushed garlic 1 Onion, finely diced...

Chicken chow mein with oyster sauce

Chicken chow mein with oyster sauce

Chicken chow mein with oyster sauce Ingredients:  1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 medium brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 600g chicken breast cut into small pieces 1 carrot, peeled, halved, thinly sliced 1...

Torchetti Italian sugar coated biscuits.

Torchetti Italian sugar coated biscuits

Torchetti Italian sugar coated biscuits Ingredients: 5 cups of all-purpose flour. 1 cup of cold butter, cubed. 1 cup of  shortening. 1 package (1/4 ounce) of active dry yeast. 1/2 cup warm milk (110°...

Bean and barley soup

Bean and barley soup

Bean and barley soup Ingredients 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, chopped Onions can be yellow or brown 1 medium fennel bulb, cored and chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried...

Baked fish with creamy cheese sauce

Baked fish with creamy cheese sauce

Baked fish with creamy cheese sauce Ingredients 2 large hake fillets (4 ounces each) 1-2 teaspoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs 1-2 teaspoons all-purpose flour 6 tablespoons milk 1/4 cup shredded cheddar...

Cheese and vegetable omelette

Cheese and vegetable omelette

Cheese and vegetable omelette Cheese and vegetable omelette:  A perfectly folded soft omelette,  oozing with cheese,   is a quick and delicious meal, enjoyed anytime day or night. Include sweet peppers and mushrooms or substitute...

Warm sticky date pudding with caramel sauce

Warm sticky date pudding with caramel sauce

Warm sticky date pudding with caramel sauce Ingredients: Melted butter, to grease 200g dried pitted dates, coarsely chopped 250ml (1 cup) water 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 100g butter 155g (3/4 cup) caster sugar...

Crispy pork chops with warm fennel salad

Crispy pork chops with warm fennel salad

Crispy pork chops with warm fennel salad Ingredients 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground fennel Kosher salt Pepper 1 large egg 2 cups panko Four 8-ounce bone-in pork rib chops, meat pounded 1/8...

Grilled chicken breast with rosemary

Grilled chicken breast with rosemary

Grilled chicken breast with rosemary Ingredients: 2 boneless,  skinless chicken breasts 2 Tbs olive oil 1 Tbs Balsamic vinegar salt & pepper, to taste 1/2 tsp lemon zest 1 tsp sage leaves 2 tsp...

Korean barbecued short ribs and chops

Korean barbecued short ribs and chops

Korean barbecued short ribs and chops Korean barbecued short ribs and chops:   When it comes to live fire cooking,  there are two main types of beef used in the Korean BBQ line up. Kalbi,...

Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and barley soup

Beef and barley soup Ingredients 500g Lean Soup Meat (soft shin, brisket or stewing steak on the bone, cut into small pieces) 3 litre Water 1 Onion peeled and chopped 4 Carrots sliced 2...

Warm potato salad for winter

Warm potato salad for winter

Warm potato salad for winter Ingredients 1 kg Baby Potatoes 85 ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil Juice of 1 Lemon 10 ml Garlic Flakes 30 ml Italian Herbs Rocket Leaves to serve Instructions Steam...

Gnocchi bolognese with spinach

Gnocchi Bolognese with spinach

Gnocchi Bolognese with spinach Ingredients: 500g lean minced beef 1 tsp Olive Oil 2 x 400g cans chopped tomato 1 tbsp Italian herbs 400g gnocchi 125g reduced-fat mozzarella 400g Spinach washed Method: Fry the...

Malva pudding a baked dessert

Malva pudding a baked dessert

  Malva pudding a baked dessert Malva pudding a baked dessert Ingredients for pudding: 3/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tbsp apricot jam 150g all purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp...

Festive fruit mince pies

Festive fruit mince pies

  Festive fruit mince pies Festive fruit mince pies Ingredients: 2 cups flour. 120g butter, cut into cubes. 2 tablespoons sugar. Pinch of salt. Grated zest (1 tablespoon) juice of 1 orange (1/3 cup)....

Fillet with blue cheese sauce

Fillet with blue cheese sauce

  Fillet with blue cheese sauce Serves: 2 Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 12 minutes   Ingredients: 450g fillet 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp oil 1 medium onion, sliced 50g blue cheese 1/2...

Bacon corn braai sticks

Bacon corn braai sticks

Bacon corn braai sticks Ingredients: 1 punnet Fresh line sweet corn bites (12 pieces) 250g packet streaky bacon (12 rashers) Wholegrain mustard Olive Oil Cheesy seasoning: Aromat (is a good choice)   Method: Take...

Gingerbread martini

Gingerbread martini

  Gingerbread martini   Ingredients for gingerbread syrup: 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp molasses 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon   Ingredients for martini: 4 tbsp vanilla vodka....

Gingerbread Christmas trees

Gingerbread Christmas trees

Gingerbread Christmas trees Ingredients: 75g butter, softened 50g castor sugar 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 50g golden syrup 2 egg yolks 250g plain flour 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground ginger Method: Heat...

Gingerbread boy cookie

Gingerbread boy cookie

Gingerbread boy cookie Gingerbread boy cookie Tools needed: Gingerbread boy cookie cutter Cookie sheet Cooling grid Tip: 3 Tip: 5 Disposable decorating bags Ingredients: Gingerbread cookie dough Green icing color Meringue powder Christmas red...

Gingerbread cupcakes

Gingerbread cupcakes

Gingerbread cupcakes Makes: 12 cupcakes Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground 1/2 tsp ginger, ground 1/4 tsp cloves 1/2 tsp salt...

Beef casserole

Beef casserole

Beef casserole Serves: 4 – 6 Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes   Ingredients: 30ml sunflower oil 1 kg beef chuck / short rib, cubed 1 onion, coarsely chopped 2 cloves crushed...

Low carb whole roast chicken and veggies

Low carb whole roast chicken and veggies

Low carb whole roast chicken and veggies Serves: 5 Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: about 1 hour Ingredients for Chicken: 1 whole chicken 1 whole lemon Handful of fresh basil Extra lemon for...

Low carb mocha mousse

Low carb mocha mousse

Low carb mocha mousse Serves: 6 Prep time: 20 minutes Chilling time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 2 egg yolks 60 ml (1/4 cup) cocoa powder 10ml (2 tsp) instant coffee powder 375ml milk 10ml (2...

Low carb stuffed peppers

Low carb stuffed peppers

Low carb stuffed peppers   Serves: 6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 6 red and/ or yellow peppers 250g button mushrooms, sliced oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 5ml (1...

Gluten free nut biscotti

Gluten free nut biscotti

Gluten free nut biscotti Makes 48 biscotti Prep time: 15 minutes Baking time: 35 – 40 minutes Drying time: 4 – 5 hours Ingredients: 250g Dates 80 ml oil 5ml (1 tsp) bicarbonate of...

Diabetic dish moussaka

Diabetic dish moussaka

Diabetic dish moussaka Diabetic dish moussaka: Serves 6 – 8 Prep time: 20 minutes Standing time: 15 minutes (brinjals) Cooking time: 1 – 1 1/2 hours. Bolognese sauce Ingredients: 1kg brinjals (egg plant), cut...

Skillet pork chops and beans

Skillet pork chops and beans

  Skillet pork chops and beans Ingredients: 1/2 pound boneless pork chops, 3/4 inch thick (about 2 chops) 1/3 cup chopped onion 1/3 cup chopped celery 1 can (15.7 ounces) Campbell’s pork and beans...

Gluten free chicken fried rice with mushrooms

Gluten free chicken fried rice with mushrooms

Gluten free chicken fried rice with mushrooms Serves 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes. Ingredients: 250g Mixed mushrooms 10ml (2tsp) sesame oil 2 skinless chicken breast fillets, cut into strips 4...