Quick and easy pizza recipe for you to make and enjoy!

For the dough:
half a cup self raising flour
pinch of salt
1 sachet yeast
1 cup lukewarm water

For the topping:
1-2 cups grated cheddar/ Mozzarella cheese
1 sachet tomato paste
dried garlic, oregano and Italian spices
2 fresh tomatoes, sliced
1 green pepper, sliced
1 cup/ 200 g fried chicken pieces
1 cup mushrooms, sliced

In a mixing bowl, add the flour, yeast, lukewarm water and salt. Combine and mix well. Knead for about 5 minutes. Put the dough in a bowl oiled with olive oil. Cover with a damp cloth. Let stand in a warm place for half an hour or longer.

Roll out the dough for 1 big or 2 medium sized pizzas on a lightly floured surface. Roll as thick/ thin as desired.  Mix tomato paste with the dried spices. Spread the mix over the base(s). (Add tomato sauce if the sauce is not enough to cover the whole pizza base).

Decorate the pizzas with the tomato slices, mushrooms, pepper slices and chicken pieces. The chicken can be replaced by salami etc.

Cover the toppings with the grated cheese and bake for 15 – 20 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.

Et Voila!

Bacon & Egg baskets

bacon and egg baskets

It’s brunch time!
Here’s how to make easy breakfast baskets…

4 – 6 eggs
1 spring onion, sliced
4 – 6 slices or rye/ wholewheat bread
200 / 250 g fried bacon strips
half a cup cheddar cheese
1 – 2 tomatoes, sliced
salt and pepper
fresh rocket leaves

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease a muffin tin. Place a slice of bread in each cup – fill the sides and the bottom completely to form a basket.
Break one egg into each cup. Add bacon, onion, tomato and cheese to each cup. Sprinkle with some salt and pepper.

Bake for 15 – 20 minutes or until the cheese has melted. Serve with fresh rocket leaves for a bit of green colour.

Enjoy your breakfast baskets!