Roasted Fennel

Roasted fennel – who would have thought, right? Very tasty roasted on its own or with other veggies. Give it a try! Ingredients A big fennel bulb (I got one from our garden) olive oil salt pepper Method Wash the fennel bulb and cut off/ peel off all unnecessary leaves. Cut the fennel in slices, length-wise from the top down. Put on a oven tray with other veggies (I added some carrots and mushrooms). Sprinkle Read more…

potato rösti

Potato Rösti recipe

Potato rösti or hash brown? I don’t know what the difference is. Prepare it as a tasty side dish with meat or as a party bite. I added a cream cheese and parsley as a topping. Ingredients 1 egg half a teaspoon salt half a teaspoon pepper half a cup flour 3 medium peeled potatoes, grated 1 onion, finely chopped cooking oil or butter for frying cream cheese parsley, chopped Method Mix all the ingredients Read more…

hummus recipe

Hummus recipe

This is the only hummus recipe you need. Easy, delicious hummus. Enjoy hummus on bread, crackers, with veggie sticks or in a sauce. Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, finely cut 1 tin, 400 g chickpeas 1 teaspoon cumin 4 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper 2 tablespoons Tahini 2 tablespoons lemon juice paprika spice to serve Method Blend until smooth and enjoy. Add some water or more olive oil if it is too dry.

peanut sauce

Thai beef noodles with peanut sauce

Noodles with peanut sauce! This is such a yummy recipe with lots of taste! This dish is also tasty without meat! Serves 4 people. For the sauce Half a cup or less peanut butter 1 tin coconut milk half a red onion, finely cut 2 garlic cloves One tablespoon brown sugar 4 tablespoons dark soy sauce 4 tablespoons cooking oil Half a cup water Half a teaspoon chili flakes or half a chili For the Read more…

Christmas cookies

Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies that look pretty and taste yummy! I had so much fun baking and decorating these! When you make them up in a small cellophane packet with a little ribbon they make nice gifts for Christmas or end of year thank you gifts. They are such great treats and go well with tea, coffee or as snack. Ingredients 2 cups plain cake flour Extra flour for rolling out the dough A pinch of salt Half Read more…

salmon fishcakes

Salmon Fishcakes

So you feel like having some fish tonight but only have a tin of salmon? Here is an easy recipe for you to get your fishy satisfaction. Ingredients 1 tin salmon One onion, cut into pieces One chili, finely cut One clove garlic, cut into pieces Some coriander, finely chopped Salt Pepper Cayenne pepper Lemon juice Some flour – about ¾ cup or less Some milk – about 1/3 cup 2 eggs 1 tomato, sliced Read more…

home made bread

Homemade Bread

It is true what they say – a fresh loaf of bread with butter is all you need. Well, maybe not only with butter, whether you like your bread with jam or Bovril (not Marmite),a fresh loaf of bread is really special. Enjoy it while it’s still hot! Ingredients 2 cups Granoro Farina “00” flour “the preferred Italian flour for bread” a sachet instant yeast some salt a tablespoon of olive oil Method Place salt, flour Read more…

spinach and feta quiche

Spinach, Feta & Mushroom Quiche

Meat-free Mondays or just don’t know what to cook? Here’s a nice veggie recipe for you to try out! This is a no hassle, no crust recipe. Ingredients a cup or more cooked spinach a cup mozzarella or Edam cheese 200 g mushrooms 150 g black pepper feta 4 eggs a cup of milk some salt and pepper one garlic clove a bit of olive oil Method Whisk the eggs and the milk together. In Read more…

engagement party cupcakes

Sweet Engagement Cupcakes

I Had a lot of fun baking my own engagement party cupcakes – you can too! Here is an easy recipe for you to make your own engagement themed cupcakes! Ingredients 2 cups cake flour 2 tsp baking powder half a cup of castor sugar pinch of salt 2 eggs half a cup oil half a cup milk 1 tsp vanilla essence For the icing 2 cups icing sugar 200g butter pink and blue food Read more…

Mussel Canapes

Mussel and Calamari Coriander Canapes

A creative summer canapé. Collect and wash shells from the beach to create this easy but creative canapé. Ingredients 200 g mussels 200 g baby calamari 1 onion some black pepper some salt fresh coriander leaves for garnish a squeeze of lemon juice 1 tbs butter fresh cucumber slices Method In a frying pan, fry the chopped onions in butter for about a minute. Add the mussels and calamari. Also add the spices and lemon juice. Read more…

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