Category Archives: Recipes

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CHOCOLATE WALNUT BROWNIES

Oven Temperature degrees Celsius       170 Makes approx. 12 squares Ingredients: 125 grams butter 75 grams dark chocolate chopped/broken ¾ cup sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¾ cup plain flour 100 grams walnuts, chopped … Continue reading

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AMERICAN STYLE PORK BREAKFAST SAUSAGES

Makes approx. 8 Ingredients: 500 grams good quality pork mince ¼ tsp celery salt ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp cayenne pepper ½ tsp marjoram ½ tsp red pepper flacks 1 tsp dried sage 1 tsp brown sugar 2 … Continue reading

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CHILLI CON CARNE

Makes approx. 4-6 serves depending on what you serve with it! Ingredients: 1 kilogram topside/bolar roast, cut into bitesize cubes (and trimmed of fat) 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 spring onions, sliced (keeping green parts for later) 3 cloves … Continue reading

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BEAN DIP

Ingredients: 1 small onion, finely diced 1 spring onion sliced (set sliced green tops aside for later) 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon finely chopped red chilli ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander Dash of Tabasco (or more … Continue reading

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HOMEMADE TOMATO SAUCE FOR PASTA

Makes approx. 3-4 cups Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup chopped bacon (optional) 1 medium onion, finely diced 1 spring onion, sliced (saving green portion for later in recipe) 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed ½ teaspoon finely chopped chilli 2 … Continue reading

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MY FAVOURITE COLESLAW

  Serves 4 – 6 people as a side dish Ingredients: ¼ large green cabbage, shredded 1 medium size carrot, grated 3 decent size radishes, grated ½ cup lite sour cream 1 teaspoon chopped fresh coriander ¼ teaspoon ground cumin … Continue reading

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MIXED BEAN SALAD

  Makes approx. 5-6 cups (enough for 5-6 lunches or to feed 6-8 as a side salad) Ingredients: 2 x 400 gram tins of your favourite beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup finely diced red onion 2 cups finely chopped … Continue reading

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Today I’m baking and it reminds me of Mum!

Today, it’s raining outside, there is thunder, there is lightning, but inside it is warm, the oven is on and I am baking!  The smells and scents coming from my kitchen are very inviting and they really are making me … Continue reading

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CHICKEN POT PIE (MADE WITH LEFTOVER ROAST CHICKEN)

Oven Temperature 200 degrees Celsius Makes approx. 4 pies Ingredients: 1 large rasher of bacon, finely chopped 1 medium onion, diced 2 spring onions, sliced (saving green portion to add at the end) 1 stick celery, sliced (save the leaves … Continue reading

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QUICK AND EASY GINGERBREAD CAKE

Have you noticed lately that Christmas is just around the corner?  And leading up to Christmas we are always looking for something quick and easy to make for our family and friends, something to take when we are visiting or … Continue reading

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