Category: Food

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...

Baked cheesecake topped with berries..

Baked cheesecake topped with berries

Baked cheesecake topped with berries Ingredients: For the base you will need: 125g Butter 150g Dark Chocolate 2 Eggs 200g Castor Sugar 200g Cake Flour 100g self raising Flour For the topping you’ll need:...

Diabetic dish chocolate cheesecake

Diabetic dish chocolate cheesecake

Diabetic dish chocolate cheesecake Makes: 1 cake = 12 slices. Prep time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 2 hours 15 minutes. Ingredients for the crust: 125g (1/2 Cup) Water biscuits or plain provita’s, crushed 30ml...

Asian style broccoli

Asian style broccoli

Asian style broccoli Ingredients: 230g (1packet) tender-stem broccoli, sliced length ways 1tbsp canola oil 1 clove garlic, crushed pinch chill flakes 2tbsp oyster sauce Method: Cook broccoli in boiling salted water until bright green...

Simple sauteed chicken

Simple sauteed chicken

Simple sauteed chicken Ingredients: 1/4 cup flour salt and pepper, to taste 2 x 115g chicken breasts 3 tsp olive oil Method: Preheat oven to 190ºC. In a bowl, put flour, and salt and...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon and egg pie

  Bacon and egg pie Ingredients: 3 sheets (450g) ready-rolled savoury short crust pastry 250g streaky bacon, cut into 2cm pieces 2 medium potatoes, peeled, cooked and thinly sliced 3 tbsp soft herbs such...

Salmon and spring onion burrito

Salmon and spring onion burrito

Salmon and spring onion burrito Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 egg white 1/2 cup cooked salmon, flaked 1 spring onion, finely chopped, both white and green parts Salt and pepper, to taste Dash of Tabasco...

Classic butter tart

Classic butter tart

                      Classic butter tart Ingredients: Crust: 5 1⁄2 cups all-purpose Flour2 tsp Salt 1 lb tender flake Lard 1 Egg, stirred slightly 1 tablespoon Vinegar 7⁄8 cup cold Water Method: Stir the flour...

Baby marrow mozzarella bake

Baby marrow mozzarella bake

Baby marrow mozzarella bake  Ingredients: 12 baby Marrows 1 Egg , beaten 30 ml Parmesan Cheese , grated 125 ml seasoned Cake flour Oil for frying 500 g lean Beef Mince 400 ml cold...

Asian style pork

Asian style pork

Asian style pork Ingredients: 15 ml Honey 2 cloves Garlic, minced 15 ml freshly grated Ginger 15 ml dark Soy Sauce 125 ml smooth Peanut Butter 410 g tin chopped and peeled tomatoes 1.5...

Thai peanut tofu skewers

Thai peanut tofu skewers

Thai peanut tofu skewers   Thai peanut tofu skewers: Serves 4 Ingredients: 225g firm tofu (drained weight), cut into 2.5cm cubes 1 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil 5tbsp soy sauce 1 fresh red chilli,...

Spaghetti and meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs with tomato gravy

    Spaghetti and meatballs with tomato gravy Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 ounces ground beef 6 ounces Parmesan, or about 1 1/2 cups 1 bunch fresh parsley ¼ cup bread crumbs 1...

Best mince with macaroni

Best mince with macaroni

Best mince with macaroni Best mince with macaroni: Bear in mind that the quantity of the herbs and spices is based on the large quantity of mince. It will be best to start off...

Lemon meringue tart

Lemon meringue tart

    Lemon meringue tart Ingredients: 125 grams Butter 6 Eggs 1 cup Lemon juice 380 grams Condensed milk ¾ cup Sugar 200 grams plain sweet Biscuits (crumbed) Method: Preheat oven to 120C (250F)....

Rainbow salad

Rainbow salad

Rainbow salad Ingredients: 1 mealie, peeled 1 bunch English spinach, stalks removed 1 beetroot, grated 1 carrot 1 red pepper, remove seeds and pith, slice finely 1 avocado, sliced Fresh herbs: Mint and chives...

Gluten free chocolate macadamia brownies

Gluten free chocolate macadamia brownies

Gluten free chocolate macadamia brownies Serves 12 Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups almond flour, plus extra for dusting 1 cup brown sugar (or xylitol – found at Pick ‘n Pay or Woolworths) pinch sea salt...

Fish bobotie

Fish bobotie

  Fish bobotie  Ingredients: 425 g can Lucky Star Middlecut 2 slices white Bread (thick) ½ cup Milk A little Oil 1 Onion, finely chopped 2 garlic Cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon Curry Powder 1 Egg,   lightly beaten Salt and...