Recipes

Chocolate Swiss Roll

By luisa / April 27, 2022

Prep Time: 10 mins     Cook Time:  15 minutes   Yield: 8 serves Ingredients 3 eggs ½ cup caster sugar ½ cup plain flour ¼ cup cocoa powder 1 tbsp boiling water Chocolate cream 300ml thickened cream 1 tbsp icing mixture 1 ½ tbsp. cocoa powder Method Grease and line large baking tray with baking paper Whisk […]

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Zucchini Brownies

By luisa / April 26, 2022

Ingredients         2 cups zucchini, grated         1/2 cup melted and cooled coconut oil (or canola oil)         1/2 cup rice malt syrup         2 large eggs, at room temperature         1 teaspoon vanilla extract         1 3/4 cup plain flour         1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder         1/2 teaspoon salt         1 1/2 teaspoons […]

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Mexican Style Slow Cooker Chicken and Beans

By luisa / April 26, 2022

Mexican Style Slow Cooker Chicken and Beans 1.6 kilogram whole chicken 800 gram canned kidney beans, rinsed, drained 1 medium brown onion (150g), sliced thinly 3 clove garlic, crushed 1 medium red capsicum (bell pepper) (200g), chopped coarsely 1 medium green capsicum (bell pepper) (200g), chopped coarsely 1 corn cob (250g), trimmed, kernels removed 2 […]

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Top Ten Beginner Baking Tips

By luisa / July 5, 2021

Learning to bake can be a daunting task! My top ten tips are designed to give you some clarity of what you need to consider to ensure your first foray into baking is a success Read the recipe from start to finish – it can be tempting to skim a recipe and just plunge in […]

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Bar Snacks – Spiced Nuts

By luisa / September 25, 2020

Ingredients 1/4 tsp Coriander, ground 2 tsp Rosemary 1/4 cup Maple syrup 1/4 tsp All spice 1/2 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Cumin, ground 2 1/2 cups Nuts, Mixed 2 tbsp Butter Method Preheat oven to 180°C. If nuts are not already roasted, place on lined baking tray and spray with oil – bake for 5 minutes until golden. If already roasted, skip this […]

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Overnight Oats – Peanut Butter and Banana

By luisa / September 13, 2020

Ingredients ½ cup rolled old fashioned oats ½ cup milk of choice (cows, soy, nut milks) ¼ cup yoghurt of choice (dairy or non dairy) 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1 tablespoon honey (optional) 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional) Method Place all ingredients into a large glass container and mix until combined. Cover the glass container with a lid or plastic wrap. Place in the refrigerator for at […]

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Bar Snacks – Cheesy Zucchini Chips

By luisa / September 11, 2020

Ingredients 1 medium zucchini 1 teasp garlic powder 2 large eggs 1 1/2 cups Panko breadcrumbs 1 cup grated cheese blend – Parmesan and mozzarella Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius. Line a baking tray with baking paper Slice the zucchini into thin rounds In a medium shallow dish, whisk together the eggs with a pinch of salt and pepper Process […]

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Italian Crostoli

By luisa / August 16, 2020

Ingredients 500g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder and 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cupicing sugar, plus extra for dusting 1 orange, rind grated  1 lemon, rind grated ¼ cupunsalted butter, softened 1 tbsp grappa (Italian brandy) 3 eggs vegetable oil for deep-frying Method Combine the flour, aking powder and vanilla Rub in the butter […]

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Triple Layer Berry Cheesecake

By luisa / August 16, 2020

Triple Layer Berry Cheesecake 100g butter melted, plus extra for the tin 200g digestive biscuits 2 gelatine leaves 50g raspberries 50g caster sugar, plus 2 tbsp 350g strawberries 500g full-fat cream cheese 250ml double cream few drops red or pink food colouring 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste 50g white chocolate melted Butter and line the base and sides of […]

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Moroccan Filo Rolls with Fattoush Salad – Dinner sorted

By luisa / August 16, 2020

Moroccan lamb filo  Prep Time:  30 minutes    Cook Time:  40 minutes    Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 brown onion finely chopped 500g lamb mince 3 garlic cloves crushed 1 carrot grated 6 dates chopped 1 tbsp Moroccan spice mix 200g baby spinach leaves 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 cup plain yoghurt 1/8 cup bread crumbs […]

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