Category: Food

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...

Vanilla Mousse with Shortbread

Vanilla mousse with shortbread

  Vanilla mousse with shortbread Vanilla mousse A very quick recipe to conjure up when in need of a dessert on an impulsive visit from friends or family. Ingredients: 1 cup cold evaporated milk...

Flapjacks fast easy tasty

Flapjacks fast easy tasty

Flapjacks fast easy tasty Ingredients: 500ml flour 2 eggs 5 tbsp sugar 1 1/2 tbsp butter, melted 4 tsp baking powder 1/3 tsp salt 250ml milk Method: Beat the eggs and gradually add the...

Oven baked chicken

Oven baked chicken

Oven baked chicken Ingredients: This oven baked chicken recipe serves 6. 6 free range chicken breasts 6 slices best quality ham or prosciutto 200g Emmental cheese Sage leaves (or any other herb you prefer) Breadcrumbs...

Divine dutch marzipan cookies

Divine dutch marzipan cookies

Divine dutch marzipan cookies Makes +/- 35 cookies Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups ground hazelnuts 1 1/2 cups ground almonds 1 cup castor sugar 1 1/2 cups icing sugar 1 egg, beaten 3 tsp lemon...

Crumbed pilchard cakes

Crumbed pilchard cakes

  Crumbed pilchard cakes INGREDIENTS: 1 medium sized onion 1 tin of pilchards 1 chopped chilli (this is optional) 1 egg 6 slices of bread (makes 6 cakes) 250 ml cooking oil Breadcrumbs Rocket...

Beef chow mein

Beef chow mein

  Beef chow mein Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Vegetable oil 1 medium brown Onion, chopped 2 cloves Garlic, crushed 600g Beef mince 1 Carrot peeled, halved, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon Flour plain 1 cup Campbell’s...

Goat's Cheese Quesadillas

Goat’s Cheese Quesadillas

  Goat’s Cheese Quesadillas Ingredients: 4 Wholegrain Tortillas 4 tbsp goat’s cheese,crumbled 1 cup sauteed mushrooms or baby spinach leaves, red pepper flakes or Tabasco, to taste Method: 1 Preheat a grill pan over...

Frittata Recipe ( an Italian omelette)

Frittata Recipe ( an Italian omelette)

    FRITTATA RECIPE Makes 5 to 6 Servings Frittata Recipe Ingredients: 1 Onion , diced 1 Potato, diced 1 Cup Frozen Peas 1 Bell pepper, diced 1 Roasted red pepper, diced 1-2 Leeks, diced...

Lemon cheesecake ice cream

Lemon cheesecake ice cream

  Lemon cheesecake ice cream Recipe: Serves: 6-8 Base: 1 Packet coconut biscuits, finely crushed 1/2 Cup (125ml) desiccated coconut 1/2 Cup (125g) butter, melted Filling: 1 Cup (250ml) cream 1Tub (250g) cream cheese...

Butternut with creamy curry sauce

Butternut with creamy curry sauce

  Recipe:  Butternut with creamy curry sauce Ingredients: 1 Medium size butternut , peeled and cut into 1 cm thick lengths 1 Small onion finely chopped 1 Tomato finely chopped 1 Tsp (5ml) Ina...

Banana bread

Banana bread

Makes 1 loaf Ingredients: 1/2 Cup (125g) butter 1 Cup (250ml) sugar 3 Medium ripe bananas, mashed 2 Cups (500ml)cake flour 1/2 tsp (3ml)baking powder 1/4 tsp (1ml) bicarbonate of soda Pinch salt 2...

omlette recipe

Omelette Recipe

Omelette Recipe 2 Eggs per person ½ an eggshell of water per egg 1tbsp /5ml Butter per omelette Green Onion Seasoning Method Use an 18cm non-stick pan Beat the eggs with a fork in a...

Basic Sangria Recipe

Ingredients 2 Bottles dry red wine (Tassenberg) 1 Cup brandy(Richelieu or Klipdrift) 1 Cup orange juice 1/4 Cup sugar 2 Oranges, cut 2 Lemons, cut 3 Limes, cut 2 Apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks 2...

easy banana smoothie

Easy Banana Smoothie

Easy Banana Smoothie Ingredients 1 Banana 1 Cup Milk 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 Egg 2 Tablespoon White Sugar 1 Pinch Ground Cinnamon Directions In a blender, combine banana, milk, vanilla, egg and sugar....