Category Archives: Recipes

All my recipes in one spot.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Makes approx. 12-14 Balls Ingredients: 80 grams Almond Meal 7 Medjool Dates, halved and seeds removed 3 tablespoons Crunchy Peanut Butter 1 tablespoon cocoa Zest of ½ orange 1 tablespoon juice from the orange Method: Place all the ingredients into … Continue reading

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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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