Category Archives: Salads, Sides, Snacks and Leftovers

The recipes that don’t fit into sweet or savoury.

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Oven Temperature 180 degrees Celsius Makes 4 Ingredients: 4 Large Mushrooms (Large Flat, Portobello, Swiss Brown) 4 Small Mushrooms (any sort/type) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 Cloves Garlic (crushed, finely chopped or grated) 2 Spring/Green Onions, sliced 60 grams baby … 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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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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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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MY HOMEMADE GRANOLA

Oven Temperature 170 degrees Celsius Makes approx. 750 grams to 1 kilo Ingredients: 300 grams rolled oats 250 grams mixed seeds and chopped nuts (see hints below) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 50 grams butter 100 ml maple syrup ½ teaspoon vanilla … Continue reading

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PULLED BBQ PORK (USING LEFTOVER PORK ROAST)

Have you ever had leftover meat and didn’t know what to do with it.  You didn’t just want cold meat and salad or a sandwich.  Well give this a try.  You can make leftover meat into another meal or a … Continue reading

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SWEET AND SPICY NUT MIX

Oven Temperature 180 degrees Celsius Makes approx. 3 Cups Ingredients: 3 cups mixed nuts (and seeds) 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup soft brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon paprika (Sweet Hungarian) 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco 1/4 teaspoon mixed spice … Continue reading

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SAUSAGE ROLLS

Makes 16 Ingredients: 600gms Pork and Veal mince ½ medium onion finely diced 1 spring onion finely sliced 1/3 cup breadcrumbs 1 decent sized clove of garlic crushed 1 tablespoon finely chopped mixed herbs ¼ teaspoon paprika Pepper to taste … Continue reading

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