Delicious Recipes

Chicken Salad Tortilla Parcels
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tortilla

Ingrredients 8 to10 Tortillas Hummus, cream cheese or basil pesto Handful salad leaves, sliced into thin strips 1 cooked chicken, flaked 4 medium carrots, roughly grated or julienned 1 cucumber, julienned or ribboned Handful roasted peanuts 250 g cherry tomatoes, quartered Method Place the tortillas flat on a clean surface and spread a layer of either hummus, cream cheese or pesto over each one. Sprinkle salad leaves over, followed by a layer of carrot, cucumber, chicken, peanuts and tomatoes. Flavour with Maldon salt. You can … Read more

Basil Pasta
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500g Penne pasta 15 ml Robertson’s sweet basil 30 ml olive oil 45 ml basil pesto 100g Ricotta cheese 400g cherry tomatoes, halved 200g rocket leaves Salt and black pepper to taste Cook the penne pasta according to the packet instructions. Strain through a colander and place in a large bowl. Stir the basil pesto through the cooked pasta. Mix sweet basil, olive oil, ricotta, cherry tomatoes and rocket leaves together. Add the remaining ingredients and toss well. Season with salt and pepper. Serves 4 … Read more

Bar One Cheesecake
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This fridge cheesecake is made of Bar-One, on the list of South Africa’s most loved chocolate bars and bursting with caramel, nougat, and cocoa goodness. You can use Mars bars which has the toffee in it as well or any chocolate that has a soft toffee in the chocolate. Chocolate base 250g/7 oz chocolate coated digestive biscuits 150g/5 oz melted butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 20g/4 tsp extra butter Filling 300 ml cream 50g/1.8 oz milk chocolate (chopped finely) 3 teaspoons gelatine 60ml water 500g/17.6 … Read more

Healthy pizza
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pizza

1 x pizza base- woolworths make great ones! Marinate a packet mushrooms for 30 minutes in the following dressing: Half a cup olive/flax oil Quarter cup balsamic vinegar 1 tsp veg stock 1 tsp coriander 1 tsp turmeric Salt ‘n pepper Chop cauliflower and broccoli florets, tomatoes, raw zucchini , baby tomatoes and anything else your heart desires Spread some pesto on the base before adding your toppings. You can use shop bought pesto or make your own. Add the mushrooms then the other toppings … Read more

Potato, Onion & Butternut Bake
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potato, onion, butternut bake

Ingredients 6 potatoes, sliced 2 small onions, sliced 1 butternut, peeled and sliced ¼ cup fresh chopped parsley or 1 tbsp dried parsley 300 ml Stork Cremendous Salt and Black Pepper to taste ½ cup of dry breadcrumbs ½ cup of cheddar cheese, grated Method Lightly grease an ovenproof dish. Layer the potato, onion and butternut in the dish and sprinkle with parsley between the layers. Season the Cremendous with salt and pepper and pour over the vegetables. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for approx … Read more

How to prepare the best olives ever …
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olives

Before you start, make sure your olives are completely bug-free: Look for tell-tale holes in the skin and discard if you find any… And that they are slightly soft and juicy: Test one by squeezing it gently… If lots of juice comes out, the olives are ready to cure! Make a slit in each olive or crack each one open carefully with a wooden mallet Put the olives in a large bowl and cover with water. Change the water daily for 10 to 12 days … Read more

Biltong Mousse
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biltong mousse

Ingredients ½ an onion, very finely chopped 200g mushrooms, finely chopped 5ml each oil and butter 15ml tomato sauce 250ml biltong, finely chopped 5 Peppadews, chopped (optional) 30ml flat leaf parsley, finely chopped 60ml mayonnaise 125ml cream 15ml gelatin Method Fry the onion and mushrooms in the oil and butter until glossy. Add the tomato sauce and cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and let the mixture cool slightly. Add the biltong, parsley, Peppadews and mayonnaise and season with salt and pepper. … Read more

Ultimate Fudge Squares
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fudge

Ingredients 75g butter 200ml evaporated milk 225g sugar 350g dark chocolate, chopped Pinch of salt Method Heat the butter, evaporated milk, sugar and a pinch of salt in a pan. Bring to the boil, then cook for 5 minutes on a medium heat until mixture thickens and darkens. Remove from the heat, stir through chocolate, then pour into an 18cm baking tin lined with greaseproof paper. Leave in the fridge for about 3 hours, then cut into small squares and dust with icing sugar. From … Read more

Bacon, Beer and Corn bread
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Bacon, Beer and Corn bread

Ingredients 125 ml mature cheddar cheese, grated 500g Self raising flour 5 ml salt 340 ml beer 125g rindless streaky bacon, chopped and fried 125 ml frozen corn kernels, thawed Method Mix together all the ingredients except half the cheese. Spoon the mixture into a greased and lined 23 cm loaf pan. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake in a preheated oven (180 degrees celcius) for 1 hour or until cooked through. … Read more

Homemade Lemonade
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Homemade Lemonade

Ingredients 1 ¾ cups of white sugar 8 cups of water 1 ½ cups lemon juice Method In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and 1 cup of water. Bring to the boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until chilled. Remove seeds from lemon juice but leave the pulp. In a pitcher, stir together the chilled syrup, lemon juice and remaining 7 cups of water. Add as much ice as you like. Serve on a … Read more

White Chocolate Cheesecake
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White Chocolate Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 pkt digestive biscuits,crushed 60g (60 ml) Stork Bake margerine 215g white chocolate 150 ml Stork Cremendous 300g Cream Cheese 3 egg whites 1 egg yolk 140g (160 ml) sugar Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Mix the crushed biscuits with the melted margarine. Press into a 20 cm pie dish and bake for 5 – 10 mins. Leave to cool. Melt the chocolate over a low heat. Allow to cool slightly. Whip the Cremendous and fold cream cheese into the stork Cremendous. … Read more

Carrot Ring Cake
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Carrot Cake

3 Jumbo eggs 300g sugar Beat together for 15 mins with an electric mixer Add 250 ml oil 2.5 ml vanilla essence Beat all together for another 5 mins Add 400g grated carrots 135g crushed pineapple (Farm girl tin) 1/3 cup of crushed pecan nuts Sift together 2 ¼ cup cake flour ¼ heaped tsp cinnamon ¼ heaped tsp bicarb 2 level tsp baking powder 1 level tsp salt Mix dry ingredients with a wooden spoon into above mixtures. Spray the ring cake tin on … Read more

Chicken with Lemon & Olives
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Chicken & Olives

Ingredients 2 onions, peeled and cut into wedges 8 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 lemon, cut into wedges 250ml white wine 4 chicken thighs 4 chicken drumsticks Olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 100g Olives, pitted Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Place the onions, garlic, lemon, wine and chicken pieces in the roasting pan and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 45 mins and remove from the oven. Add the olives and return for a further 10 … Read more

Pecan Nut Chocolate Cake
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choc cake

Ingredients 250ml (250g) soft butter or margerine 415ml (250g) treacle sugar 4 large eggs 45ml strong black coffee 460ml (250g) cake flour 15ml baking powder 200g pecan nuts, roughly chopped 250g dark chocolate, chopped Method Beat the butter and treacle sugar until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating lightly after each addition. Stir in the prepared coffee. Sift in the flour and baking powder. Fold in most of the nuts and chocolate, reserving some for sprinkling on top of the … Read more

Zucchini Avo winter warmer soup
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avocado soup

Ingredients 1 onion- chopped 1 tsp garlic 1 TBS coconut oil 3 – 4 zucchini- chopped 1 ripe creamy avo 3 cups veg stock 1 TBsp gluten free flour/flour half a cup coconut cream/milk 1 tsp fresh thyme 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese Method Fry onion in oil until soft- not brown Add garlic and fry for 30 seconds Add zucchini cook for 1 minute Add the flour and stir – 1 minute Add stock 1 cup at a time stirring- bring to the boil Turn … Read more

Easy Paella
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Easy Paella

Ingredients Oil for frying 200g Chorizo, sliced 8 deboned and skinned chicken thighs, cubed 12 large whole prawns, cleaned 500g calamari, diced 1 large onion, diced 1 red or yellow pepper, diced 4 cloves of garlic, crushed 600 ml of Arborio rice, uncooked 1 fresh chilli, chopped 5 ml paprika 200 ml dry white wine Generous pinch of saffron strands, soaked in 5 ml warm water 1 litre of chicken stock, warm 12 whole mussels 4 large tomatoes, skinned and chopped Method Heat a little … Read more

Shortbread
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Shortbread

Ingredients 180 ml butter 125 ml sugar 310 ml flour 125 ml cornflour Pinch of salt Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a baking pan(20x25cm). Cream the butter and sugar together and add the flour, corn flour and salt. Mix well and press into the baking pan. Cut into rectangles or any other shapes you like using a knife or cookie cutter. Pierce the dough with a fork randomly. Bake for 40 – 45 mins or until cooked through and golden. Cool in … Read more

Quick and Easy Apple Cake
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Apple Cake

Quick Apple Cake Ingredients 1 tin of stewed pie apples 1 egg 150g sugar 90g cake flour 150ml milk 5ml oil 2 tsp baking powder 65ml cinnamon sugar mix (5ml cinnamon + 60ml sugar) Method In a quick shake (Tupperware product), mix sugar, egg, milk, oil and flour. Add baking powder and shake gently with the lid on. If you don’t have a quick shake, then just mix all the ingredients for the cake mixture in a bowl. Place the pie apples in the bottom … Read more

Cheese and Ham Delight
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Quiche

Ingredients 1 Pkt Puff Pastry, thawed 6 eggs 250 – 500 ml cream (depending on size of quiche & dish) Grated cheese, lots of it Ham, chopped into cubes 1 large onion, chopped Salt & pepper Parsley fresh or dried (your preference) Method Roll out pastry and line your dish. Trim the edges nicely. In abowl, beat eggs and then add milk. Add parsley and salt & pepper. Set aside. Fry the onion until just soft and glossy. Add the chopped ham and fry gently … Read more

Ultimate Champagne Cocktail
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Ultimate Champagne Cocktail

Ingredients 1 packet (125g) fresh raspberries Icing Sugar to taste 1 bottle (750 ml) Cap Classique or sparkling wine Strawberries, sliced for garnish Method Blitz the raspberries with icing sugar and strain through a fine sieve. Pour a little into each glass and top up with bubbly. Top each glass with skewered thinly sliced strawberries. Serves 4 – 6 … Read more

Jumbo Ham & Corn Muffins
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muffin

Ingredients 500 ml of self- raising flour 5 ml baking powder 1 ml salt 5 ml paprika powder 5 ml dried herbs 250 ml mature cheddar cheese, grated 4 slices sandwich ham, chopped 2 eggs 80 ml oil 125 ml milk 250 ml cream style sweetcorn Method Preheat oven to 180º. Sift all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Add the grated cheese and ham to the sifted dry ingredients. In another bowl whisk the eggs, milk and oil together. Add the sweetcorn and … Read more

Chilli Lamb Kebabs
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Ingredients 1 kg lamb fillet, cut into chunks 125 ml olive oil 1 small fresh red chilli, seeded and chopped 2 tblsp chopped fresh thyme 4 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tblsp grated lemon rind 80 ml lemon juice 1 tsp cracked black pepper Method Soak 18 bamboo skewers in water for 1 hour. Combine lamb chunks with all of the above ingredients in a large bowl, cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Thread lamb onto prepared skewers. Grill or braai kebabs until lamb … Read more

Italian Flat Bread with Rosemary
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rosemary bread

Ingredients (Makes 1 loaf) 2 teaspoons instant yeast 250ml lukewarm water 375g plain flour 2 teaspoons salt 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Fresh rosemary, finely chopped Sea salt Instructions Combine yeast & water, stir and leave for 15 minutes to dissolve completely Mix flour & salt in a large bowl and make a well in the centre Stir in the yeast mixture along with 4 of the tablespoons of oil. Stir from the centre, incorporating flour with each turn, to make a rough dough Transfer … Read more

Red Lentil Curry
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red lentil curry

Ingredients 1½ cups lentils, rinsed and picked over ½ large onion, diced 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons red curry paste ½ tablespoon garam masala 1 teaspoon curry powder ½ teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced ginger a few good shakes of cayenne pepper 1 14 ounce can tomato puree and a tablespoon All Gold tomato sauce ¼ cup coconut milk or cream (I used cream) Coriander for garnishing Brown rice for serving Instructions Cook the lentils according to directions. … Read more

Pumpkin soup
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pumpkin soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1.2 kg butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded, coarsely chopped 1L (4 cups) chicken or vegetable stock Dollop of natural yoghurt 1 garlic clove Turkish bread, extra virgin olive oil and dukkah, to serve Step 1 Spice up the base: Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 5 minutes or until golden. Add cumin and cook, stirring for 1 minute or until aromatic. Step … Read more

Light & Delicious Chicken Wraps
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Honey & Mustard Chicken Wraps

Honey & Mustard Chicken Wraps Ingredients 4-6 wraps from Pick ‘n Pay or Spar or Woolworths Grated cheese Lettuce Onion, thinly sliced Avocado, cut into thin slices Carrots, sliced thinly into strips Cooked chicken, shredded or cut into chunks (your preference) Woolworths Honey Mustard Mayo Note There are no quantities in this recipe as it is all up to you how much of each ingredient, you use. Makes 4-6 Method Heat the wraps in the microwave for 1 minute. Prepare all the above ingredients and … Read more

30-Day Health Muffins
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breakfast muffins

Ingredients • 125 ml oil • 2 eggs • 375 ml brown sugar • 500 ml milk • 250 ml nutty wheat flour • 375 ml cake flour • 500 ml digestive bran • 5 ml vanilla essence • 5 ml salt • 10 ml bicarbonate of soda • 250 ml mixed fruit • 250 ml chopped dates Method Whisk the oil, eggs and sugar together. 
Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
Allow to stand overnight in the fridge in an airtight container.
Bake at 180 … Read more

The Best Crumpets Ever
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Crumpets

Crumpets Ingredients 250 ml cake flour 10ml baking powder 3ml salt 1 large egg 30ml white sugar 170ml milk 15ml oil Makes 24 Method Sift the flour, salt and baking powder together in a bowl. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together. Add the milk and the oil. Slowly add the milk mixture to the flour mixture to form a smooth batter. Put spoonfuls of the batter into a pre heated and greased frying pan and fry for 2-3 minutes or until … Read more

Delicious scone recipe
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scones

2 cups flour 4 tsp baking powder 2 tsp castor sugar 1 pinch salt 2 TBsp butter 1 cup milk Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Rub the butter into the flour with your fingers until dissolved. Make a well in the centre of the flour. Pour almost all of the milk in the centre. Use a butter knife to cut the flour into the milk until a soft sticky dough is formed. Only add the rest of the milk if needed. Turn out … Read more

Delicious and Creamy
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Chicken Pie

Ingredients 1pkt of puff pastry 1 egg, beaten 1 pkt of Chicken pieces, skinless & boneless Mushrooms, wiped clean & chopped into bite size pieces 1 or 2 pkts of Royco Mushroom Sauce Ina Paarmans Chicken Stock, optional 2 small onions, chopped finely 250 ml cream 125 ml milk 1 or 2 cloves of garlic, chopped finely 2 tsp of oreganum Salt & Pepper to taste Olive oil or normal oil … Read more

Chutney Chicken
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chutney chicken

Ingredients 2 onions, sliced 10 ml oil 6-8 chicken thighs or drumsticks 250 ml plain yoghurt 125 ml chutney (mild or hot depending on your taste) 50 ml chicken stock 2 ml pepper 1 ml mixed herbs Method Preheat oven to 180ºC Place the chicken in a casserole dish. Fry the onions in the oil until soft. Mix the onions together with the remaining ingredients and pour over the chicken. Bake for approx 1 hour until chicken is tender. Serves 3-4 people Serve with a … Read more

Jen’s Delicious Thai Curry
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Thai Curry

Ingredients 4-6 chicken breasts, skinless & deboned 1 large onion, sliced thinly 1 can coconut milk ½ packet of Thai yellow curry paste ½ cup of water Fish Sauce Oil Sugar Flaked Almonds Ingredients for marinade 2 cloves of garlic, chopped finely 1 tblsp sesame oil (optional) 1tsp coriander 1 tsp ginger 1tsp cumin Salt & pepper to taste Method Cut chicken into strips or chunks and add all the marinade ingredients to the chicken and place in the fridge for about 1 hour. I … Read more

Summer Peach & Almond Pudding
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Peach and Almond

Ingredients 2 cans of peach halves, drained 2 eggs, beaten 250 ml milk 30 ml melted butter 125 ml flour 125ml sugar Handful of flaked almonds Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a shallow pie dish with non stick spray or some extra butter. Arrange the drained peach halves in the dish with pitted side down to form a single layer. Whisk together the eggs, butter, flour and sugar until smooth and lump free. Pour the batter over the fruit and sprinkle over … Read more

Sugar and Spice and all things nice
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Braai Rub

I made a stock of spice rub today for braais. Here’s the recipe.(If you are going to store the rub, then use dried ingredients – flakes and herbs. Fresh is great for immediate consumption. Ingredients 25ml salt 25ml sugar 2t mustard (I used whole seeds) 2t garlic flakes (fresh optional) 2t onion flakes (fresh optional) 1t coriander (fresh optional) 1t chilli (fresh optional) 1tsp black pepper (I used crushed corns) 1/2t cumin (I used whole seeds) 1/2t rosemary (fresh optional) 1/2t thyme (fresh optional) Method … Read more

Health Bars
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health bar

Ingredients 2 cups oats 1 cup coconut half a cup raw almonds half a cup raw cashews half a cup sesame seeds half a cup sunflower seeds/ pumpkin seeds half a cup raisins or dates 1.5 cups tahini or peanut butter 1 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla Method Preheat oven to 350ºC Grease a pan – 25cm by 40cm Combine all dry ingredients Combine tahini, vanilla and honey in a pot ad heat slowly until combined- do not cook! Combine wet and dry mixtures and … Read more

Blue Cheese Dip
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blue cheese dip

This quick and easy dip is filled with indulgent flavours sure to win the hearts of your friends. Serves 4  |  Preparation Time: 15 mins  |  Cooking Time: 0 mins Ingredients ½ sachet Knorr Garlic & Herb Potato Bake 4 spring onions, chopped 250 ml cream cheese Splash of milk ½ wedge blue cheese, grated Black pepper to taste 50 ml mayonnaise   Instructions Mix all the ingredients together and season to taste Serve with your favourite crackers or cheese sticks … Read more

Seafood Spring Rolls
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spring rolls

Ingredients 8 seafood sticks, chopped 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped 1 large carrot, grated 310g corn, drained 1 tsp sesame oil 8 large spring roll wrappers 50g butter, melted Makes 8 Method Combine seafood sticks, coriander, carrot, corn and oil in a large bowl. Mix well. Spoon an eighth of the mix across the corner of the spring roll wrapper. Brush the edges with some of the butter, tuck in the ends and roll up to enclose filling. Repeat with remaining seafood mix, wrappers and … Read more

Chocolate Fudge Fridge Squares
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Chocolate Fudge Fridge Squares

Ingredients 250g margerine 500g icing sugar, sifted 30 ml cocoa 2 eggs, beaten 2 pkts Tennis Biscuits or Digestive Biscuits, broken into small pieces 5 ml vanilla essence Method Melt the margarine, icing sugar, cocoa and vanilla essence together in a pot. Add the beaten eggs and whisk quickly. Add the broken biscuits and mix well. Make sure all the biscuit pieces are well coated in the chocolate mix. Press mixture into a greased dish and refrigerate for a couple of hours until set. Cut … Read more

Scones
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scones

Ingredients 2 cups sifted flour 1/2 tsp salt 4 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp butter (100g) 3/4 cup milk Method Mix the dry ingredients together. Add the wet ingredients. Put dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently until smooth (don’t knead dough too much or scones will be tough). Pat dough flat and cut into 6 rounds. If you want to make a bigger batch, simply double all the ingredients in the recipe. Place scones onto prepared baking tray and sprinkle tops with … Read more

Coconut Carrot Soup
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carrot soup

Ingredients • 3 tsp olive oil • 1 clove garlic • 1 small onion • 8 large carrots, chopped into pieces • 4 cup water • ½ cup vegetable stock • 2 tsp sea salt • ½ tsp ground cumin • ¼ tsp ground coriander • ½ tsp paprika • 2Tbs orange juice • ½ cup coconut milk • 1 pkt bacon fried until extra crispy Method Give the carrots a good scrubbing. 
Cut them in half and set aside.
In a pot, heat the olive … Read more

Cherry Chocolate Squares
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Chocolate Cherry Brownies

Ingredients 300g milk or dark chocolate, broken into pieces 175g stork bake marg 30 ml golden syrup 300g Tennis biscuits, crushed 75g pecan nuts, chopped 75g glace cherries, chopped Method Melt the chocolate, stork bake and syrup together in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from the heat and stir in the biscuits, nuts and cherries. Press into a greased tin and chill until firm. Cut into squares. … Read more

Easy Citrus Bombe
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Citrus Bombe

Ingredients 2 swiss rolls 100 ml marmalade 2 litres of vanilla ice cream, softened 45 ml orange zest 1 tin of mandarin segments, drained Method Line a mixing bowl with plastic wrap. Slice the swiss rolls into 1cm rings and arrange them to cover the sides of the bowl. Spread marmalade over the slices of swiss roll. Mix the slightly softened vanilla ice cream, zest and mandarin segments and scoop into the centre. Smooth out the top and cover with more plastic wrap. Freeze until … Read more

Pistacchio and Rose Water Meringues
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meringues

Makes about 10 meringues Ingredients 300g Organic egg white 600g Castor sugar 37.5ml Rose water 30g Pistacchio nuts, roughly chopped Method Preheat oven to 90 degrees. Mix the egg white and castor sugar and beat until stiff peaks. Add the rose water and beat for another 2 minutes. Line your baking tray with baking paper and dab blobs of meringue mixture on the lined tray. Now use a large spoon to shape your meringues. Sprinkle pistaccio nuts over and bake for about 2 hours. … Read more

Chutney Chicken
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Chutney Chicken

Ingredients 2 onions, sliced 10 ml oil 6-8 chicken thighs or drumsticks 250 ml plain yoghurt 125 ml chutney (mild or hot depending on your taste) 50 ml chicken stock 2 ml pepper 1 ml mixed herbs Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius. Place the chicken in a casserole dish. Fry the onions in the oil until soft. Mix the onions together with the remaining ingredients and pour over the chicken. Bake for approx 1 hour until chicken is tender. Serves 3-4 people Serve … Read more

Delightful Mushroom Tartlets
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Easy Mushroom Tartlets Ingredients 2 tblsp Butter 2 tblsp Olive Oil 1 small onion finely chopped 500g button mushrooms, wiped clean & chopped into bite size pieces Hand full of chopped parsley Salt and Pepper to taste 4 XL eggs 200ml milk 125ml cream 125ml grated cheddar cheese (you can use more if you like) Makes 12 Method Heat oven to 180º In a pan, melt the butter and the oil on a medium heat. Toss the onions in and cook until transparent but not … Read more

Peanut Butter Pie
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Peanut Butter Pie

Crust ingredients 165g stork bake marg, melted 2 packets chocolate wafer biscuits, crushed Filling ingredients 180 ml stork cremendous dessert creme 155 ml icing sugar, sifted 5 ml vanilla essence 220g cream cheese, at room temperature 125 ml peanut butter 60 ml milk Decorations 125 ml dark chocolate, chopped Method Mix the stork bake together with the crushed biscuits. Spread the mixture evenly over the base and sides of a 20cm pie dish. Refrigerate while you prepare the filling. Whip the stork cremendous until stiff. … Read more

Coconut and Cherry Bites
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coconut balls

Makes about 20 to 25 balls Ingredients 500 ml (160 g) coconut 125 ml (100 g) sugar 2 extra large egg whites 90ml (100 g) glacé cherries, chopped 2 ml almond essence Pinch of salt Method Preheat oven to 180ºC and line a baking tray with baking paper. Mix the coconut , sugar, egg whites, cherries, almond essence and salt. Roll the mixture into walnut sized balls and arrange on a baking tray, then bake for about 10 – 15 minutes until they start to … Read more

Chickpea-quinoa patties
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chickpea burger

Chickpea-quinoa patties – makes 5 (can freeze) 1 can chickpeas Half a cup cooked quinoa – cook according to packet, use a teaspoon veg stock 1 steamed sweet potato Handful parsely Chopped celery- include leaves Fresh basil chopped 1 tsp oregano (any dried or fresh herbs, go mad) Salt to taste Chilli flakes – optional for that kick One tablespoon olive/flax oil Mash or pulse everything in a food processor – don’t over do it Mix in half a cup (or slightly more) of dry … Read more

Granny’s delicious Chicken Broccoli
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Chicken Broccoli

1 Pack chicken breast fillets 1 Broccoli 1 Packet Cream of Mushroom Soup 1 Lemon (juice) 3 Teaspoons curry powder 250g Mayonaisse Breadcrumbs Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius Cut chicken breasts into 3 pieces each and fry in a pan till lightly cooked. Put into a baking dish. Microwave broccoli until partly cooked and tip over chicken in baking dish. Mix soup with half quantity of water recommended on pack, add curry powder and mayonaisse to the mixture then pour over chicken and broccoli … Read more

Marinated cauliflower and mushroom salad
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marinated

Half a cauliflower – break into small florets 2 spring onions 1 chopped zucchini Fresh green beans 1 punnet mushrooms finely sliced Marinate in the following for one hour Half a cup flax oil Quarter cup balsamic OR juice half a lemon 2 tsp honey 1 tsp ground coriander Black pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tsp tumeric Dried chilli flakes- optional 1 tsp veg stock powder … Read more

Munchy Oat Crunchies
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Oat Crunchies

Oat Crunchies Ingredients 1 cup of sugar 2 cups of oats 1 cup of cake flour, sieved 1 cup of coconut 1tblsp syrup 1tsp bicarb 125g margarine or butter Method Melt butter and syrup together in a pot on the stove. Add bicarb and mix in well. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl and then add the melted butter mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix together well. Place the mixture in a greased oven proof dish and spread evenly. Press down with … Read more

Refreshing Lavender-Infused Lemonade
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lemonade

Ingredients 3 cups sugar 3 cups water 1/4 cup dried lavender 4 cups fresh lemon juice (from 16 to 20 lemons) Ice, for serving Lemon slices and fresh lavender sprigs, for garnish Directions Bring sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Stir in lavender. Remove from heat, and let stand for 10 minutes. Strain, discarding lavender. Let cool. Stir in lemon juice. (Lemonade can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.) Serve over ice, … Read more

Smoked Chicken & Mozarella
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Chicken Phyllo

For the filling Mix together 4 chopped smoked chicken breasts 250ml grated mozzarella 5ml cumin seeds 15ml sesame seeds Method Brush a layer of phyllo pastry with melted butter, cover with another layer and cut into 4 rectangles Spoon some of the filling along the side of a piece, fold the edges inwards and roll up to form a cigar shape. Brush with melted butter and place on a baking tray. Repeat with the rest of the pastry and filling. Bake at 200 degrees until … Read more

Corn, broccoli and avo salad
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avocado

Ingredients for salad 6 corn cut off the cob – raw 2 red peppers 2 spring onions 1 – 2 cups broccoli- steamed 5 mins 2 avo – diced Pumpkin seeds – garnish Dressing Juice of 1 lemon Flax oil Herb salt Enjoy! … Read more