Recipes

All my krispie recipes

  • peanut sauce
    Dinner,  Lunch,  Recipes

    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 meat Half a cup water 300 g beef strips A pinch of salt One spring onion 4 sliced carrots ¼ green cabbage, diced Vermicelli or yellow noodles for 3-4 people Extra spices ¼ teaspoon salt…

  • Christmas cookies
    Bakes,  Recipes

    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 a cup butter at room temperature Half a teaspoon baking powder One teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sugar 1 egg 10 ml milk  For decorating Royal icing/ flooding icing Egg whites 500ml icing, sifted Assorted sprinkles…

  • salmon fishcakes
    Dinner,  Lunch,  Recipes,  Seafood

    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 Half a cup coconut flakes  Method Fry half a cup coconut flakes in a little bit of oil on very low heat for about a minute. Let cool. Fry the garlic, onion and tomato with…

  • home made bread
    Bakes,  Breakfast,  Brunch,  Recipes

    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 and yeast into a bowl, add a cup of lukewarm water and the olive oil. Knead for a bout 5 minutes until the dough is smooth. Let the dough rest in an oiled bowl covered…

  • spinach and feta quiche
    Bakes,  Breakfast,  Brunch,  Dinner,  Veg

    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 a pan, fry the thinly sliced mushrooms, salt, pepper and some garlic together in a bit of olive oil. Add the cooked spinach and fried mushrooms to the bottom of an oven proof bowl. Sprinkle…

  • engagement party cupcakes
    Bakes,  Party food

    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 colouring 1-2 tsp depending on the shade of coulour you want (powder or liquid) 1 tsp water DIY Ring decoration You will need a few toothpicks and printed and cut out pictures of a ring.…

  • Mussel Canapes
    Local food,  Party food,  Recipes,  Seafood

    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. Fry for 5 minutes. Prepare your shells.  Add some cucumber to the shells, then fill them with the mussel and calamari mix. Round off with some fresh coriander and some more lemon juice to taste.…

  • Pumpkin fritters
    Dinner,  Local food,  Recipes

    Pumpkin Fritters

    A South African favourite! Pumpkin fritters with cinnamon and sugar. Ingredients 1 and a half – 2 cups pumpkin(cut into pieces) 1 egg 1 and a half cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder some salt 1 teaspoon sugar some oil cinnamon and sugar for serving Method Steam the pumpkin and mash it in a mixing bowl. Add the egg, salt, sugar, flour, baking powder and mix until smooth. Add spoonfuls of pumpkin mix into a medium-hot frying pan with some oil. Fry until brown on either side.   Serve hot with cinnamon and sugar.

  • Coffee cake
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    Chocolate coffee cake with vanilla custard

    A very easy and tasty coffee cake recipe for you to enjoy! Serve with vanilla or caramel/toffee custard. Ingredients 2 eggs one and a half cups plain flour one and a half teaspoons baking powder half a cup of sugar a pinch of salt 4 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons cocoa powder half a cup black coffee Method Start by making the coffee because it needs to cool down a bit before adding it to the batter. I made an espresso with my Bialetti espresso maker, topped up with a bit of warm water to make half a cup. In the same cup, add the 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder to the…