Category: Condiments

Apricot Glazed Chicken with Savoury Stuffing

Apricot Glazed Chicken with Savoury Stuffing 1 1/3 kg fresh chicken 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1/2 lemon Apricot Dipping Sauce 1/2 cup apricot jam 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp white vinegar 1 Tbsp water Easy Stuffing 3-4 rashers bacon, chopped 1 large onion, finely...

Apricot Sauce

Apricot Sauce l25g dried apricots, soaked overnight in 600ml water 50g caster sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice Place the apricots and their soaking liquid in a pan. cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the sugar and lemon juice, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Sieve or work in...

Asian Plum Sauce

Asian Plum Sauce 4 cloves garlic, minced fine 1/2 ounce fresh ginger, minced 1 small onion, minced 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups water 1/8 cup teriyaki sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/8 cup soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried chillies 3 lbs plums, pitted and chopped 1 fresh...

Asparagus and Banana Vinaigrette

Asparagus and Banana Vinaigrette Servings: 4 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup wine vinegar 1/2 cup salad oil 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped scallions 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 pound asparagus, steamed 2 ripe tomatoes, cut in wedges 3...

Asparagus Dip

Asparagus Dip 1 small can asparagus cuts (drained) 1 pkt cream of chicken soup 1 large can Nestles reduced cream 2 Tablespoons lemon juice Place asparagus, reduced cream and soup into a bowl. Mix thoroughly. Add the lemon juice. Place in fridge until ready to serve. Serve with crackers....

Avocado and Cheese Dip

Avocado and Cheese Dip 2 Ripe avocado pears 2 Tbsp Lemon juice 1 Clove garlic; crushed 1/2 small Onion; grated 3 1/2 oz Packet full-fat soft cream cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper Paprika to garnish * Peel the avocados, then halve and remove the stones. Mash with...

Avocado Cream Sauce

Avocado Cream Sauce 2 avocados 1/2 Tbsp fresh tarragon, chopped 1 clove garlic, quartered juice of half a lime 2 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup cream In food processor fitted with chopping blade, puree avocado with garlic, lime juice, and...

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip 2 ripe avocados 1 large tub light sour cream 6 spring onions-finely chopped 1 packet taco seasoning mix 1 big firm tomato-seeds removed grated tasty cheese Mash avocado with fork and spread on a dinner plate size serving dish. Mix sour cream, spring onion and taco seasoning...

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip Mix together 1 mashed avocado, a little lemon juice, 2-3 tablespoons of cottage or ricotta cheese, 1 peeled and chopped tomato....

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip 2 Avocadoes 150 grams silken tofu half cup light sour cream 1 lemon, juice only 1 tsp sweet chilli sauce 2 tomatoes, diced 1 red onion, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed. 1. Place avocado tofu sour cream lemon juice and chilli sauce in a blender. Blend til...

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip Utensils: knife chopping board spoon fork bowl Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 4 teaspoons taco sauce Method: 1. Cut the avocados in half. Throw away the seeds. 2. Use the spoon to scoop the avocados’ flesh into the bowl. Mash with a fork until smooth....

Avocado Spread

Avocado Spread 2 avocados, ripe, skinned and seed removed, chopped 100 grams natural yoghurt 1/4 cup lemon juice white pepper, pinch 20 ml olive oil Place the avocados, yoghurt, lemon juice, pepper and olive oil in a blender and process until smooth. Makes up 1 cup of mixture. Store...

Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush 1 medium eggplant 3 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp tahini 1 clove garlic sea salt freshly chopped parsley to garnish Prick the eggplant all over with a fork then place under a moderate grill, turning frequently until the skin is slightly charred. Allow to cool. Cut in...

Bacon and Corn Cob

Bacon and Corn Cob 2-3 bacon rashers 1 onions peeled and sliced few shallots chopped 440g creamed corn 310g can corn kernels 250g sour cream 1 round cob loaf 1 cup grated tasty cheese small bunch of chives cracked black pepper cayenne pepper Chop bacon and fry in greased...

Bacon and Mushroom Sauce

Bacon and Mushroom Sauce 25g butter 1 clove garlic chopped half onion chopped finely (optional) 2 rashers bacon chopped 3-4 medium mushrooms chopped 1/2 cup cream 2-3 Tablespoons of parmesan cheese Rump steak or veal Melt butter in pan, add garlic, onion and bacon and fry until onion is...

Bacon and Onion Dip

Bacon and Onion Dip 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 rindless rashers bacon, chopped finely 1 large onion, chopped finely 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste Heat olive oil in a saucepan, fry bacon and onion...

Balsamic and Mustard Dressing

Balsamic and Mustard Dressing Serves 4 3 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 3 teaspoons of spicy brown mustard 1 clove minced garlic freshly ground black pepper to taste and salt 1/2 cup olive oil In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and whisk together. Drizzle over salad and serve....

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinaigrette Makes: 1 cup 7 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp salt ground black pepper Whisk all ingredients, or shake together in a jar. Dressing will keep in the fridge for...

Banana and Mango Chutney

Banana and Mango Chutney 1 Tbsp ghee 4 spring onions, finely sliced 1 small chilli 1 tsp hot curry paste pinch of turmeric 3 very ripe bananas 200 ml pureed canned mango and syrup 1 tsp sugar juice of 1 1/2 oranges juice of 1 lime 10 mint leaves...

Banana Jam

Banana Jam 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 3 1/2 cups firm ripe bananas, diced 2 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup water Peel bananas and dice directly into lime juice. Stir with a wooden spoon. Keep stirring as you dice each banana into the lime juice to prevent darkening. Measure...

Barbecue Marinade

Barbecue Marinade 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon clear honey 3 tablespoons tomato ketchup 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon smooth French mustard Mix all together....

Basic Aioli

Basic Aioli 1 egg yolk 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 – 1 cup olive oil salt and pepper to taste Separate the egg yolk from the white. Add mustard to yolk. Begin beating with a whisk. SLOWLY add the olive oil in a drizzle until completely incorporated. Salt and...

Basic Gravy

Basic Gravy Any favourite herbs can be added; basil, oregano etc. For extra colour, 1 tablespoon tomato paste can be added with the stock. Serves approx 6. 3 1/2 cups beef stock 4 tablespoons plain flour salt pepper 1. Remove roast meat from baking dish; keep warm. Place baking...

Basic Mayonnaise

Basic Mayonnaise Makes about 1 cup 2 egg yolks 1 Tbsp lemon juice or white wine vinegar 1/2 tsp salt 200m1 olive oil White pepper, for seasoning 1. Place the egg yolks into a medium mixing bowl. Add the lemon juice or white wine vinegar and salt, then stir...

Basic White Sauce

Basic White Sauce 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk or cream Salt and white pepper to taste Melt butter add flour, stirring until well mixed, do not let brown, gradually add milk while stirring so not to lump. Pour into saucepan and cook over low heat,...

Basil and Macadamia Pesto

Basil and Macadamia Pesto 3/4 cup macadamia nuts 100g torn basil leaves handful chopped parsley 2 cloves garlic 1/3 cup parmesan cheese 1/3 cup macadamia oil pinch salt to season Place nuts, basil, parsley, garlic and cheese in food processor and process until finely chopped. With the motor running,...

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto 45g (1/4 cup) pine nuts 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves 2 small garlic cloves, halved 60g (3/4 cup) shredded parmesan 5 Tbsp olive oil 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Spread the pine nuts over a baking tray. Bake in oven for 5 minutes or until toasted....

Bearnaise Sauce

Bearnaise Sauce 1 spring onion, or 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 sprigs fresh chervil 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh tarragon, or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon At least 4 crushed black peppercorns, or more according to taste 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 Tablespoons dry white wine 180g firm...

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce Serves: 6 people 50g Australian Butter 1/4 cup flour 2 1/2 cups Milk, hot salt and pepper, to taste Melt butter in a saucepan and stir in flour. Cook, stirring constantly, for 4 minutes or until mixture is bubbling and starting to turn golden. Gradually add hot...

Blueberry Macaroon Dip

Blueberry Macaroon Dip 90 g macaroon biscuits, crushed 500 g low-fat fresh ricotta 1 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp soy milk or dairy milk 150 g blueberries Place macaroon biscuits in food processor and process until fine. Remove and place in a bowl. Place ricotta, soy milk and honey in...

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 onion, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 3 carrots, finely chopped Sprig of fresh rosemary 200g minced pork 200g minced beef 1 cup white wine 2 cups tomato sauce or pureed tomatoes 2 dried chilli...

Brandy Butter Chicken Pate

Brandy Butter Chicken Pate 1 teaspoon oil 1 small onion 2 gloves garlic 500gm Chicken Livers 10mls Brandy tbsp butter (melted) 100mls sour cream chicken stock cube pepper, parsley In frypan (non stick pan if possible) heat oil, fry chopped onion, garlic, add livers fry over medium heat till...

Brown Gravy

Brown Gravy 2 tablespoons Plain Flour 1 pinch Pepper 1 teaspoon Salt 500ml water or stock Take most of the fat out of your baking dish or fry pan after cooking your meat. Add flour, pepper and salt to the dish or pan. Brown while blending over heat with...

Butter Cream Frosting

Butter Cream Frosting 100g unsalted butter, softened 3 cups (450g) icing sugar mixture, sifted 1/4 cup (60ml) milk Beat butter in a large bowl until pale, gradually add the icing sugar mixture while beating. Add the milk and beat until well combined....

Buttercream

Buttercream 125g good-quality unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract 185g (1 1/3 cups) icing sugar, sifted 2 tablespoons milk, at room temperature 1. Beat the butter in a small bowl with electric beaters until pale and fluffy. 2. Continue beating and gradually add the vanilla...

Butterscotch Frosting

Butterscotch Frosting 65g unslated butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 40ml milk 1 1/4 cups icing sugar (sifted) Put the butter and sugar in a pan over low heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the milk and...

Butterscotch Sauce

Butterscotch Sauce 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 20g butter 2 Tablespoons cream Combine brown sugar, butter and cream in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves....

Butterscotch Sauce

Butterscotch Sauce 142ml double cream 50g unsalted butter 75g soft dark brown sugar Place the cream, butter and sugar in a pan. Heat gently, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved. Boil for 2 minutes until syrupy. Serve warm, with vanilla ice cream or profiteroles. Makes 250ml...

Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar Salad Dressing 1 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup egg substitute 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoons water 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 Tablespoons lemon juice 1 Tablespoon anchovy paste 2 cloves garlic, pressed 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon dried...

Capsicum Relish

Capsicum Relish Makes 1 cup 2 large red capsicums, seeded and chopped 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup brown vinegar 1 Tbsp grated ginger 1 clove garlic, finely chopped Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat. Simmer 1 hour or until mixture is...

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting 2 2/3 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs, separated 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Caramel Frosting: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups firmly packed...

Cheese Dip with Fresh Fruits

Cheese Dip with Fresh Fruits 4 ounces cream cheese 2 tablespoons cream, or milk 3 teaspoons honey 3/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/16 teaspoon nutmeg, or mace 1/16 teaspoon cinnamon 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons diced toasted almonds Blend together all ingredients except almonds. Chill. When ready to serve...

Cheese Gravy

Cheese Gravy 1 cup shredded sharp American cheese 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon fat (meat drippings, bacon grease, or butter) Heat milk, fat and cheese over low heat until melted for about 15 minutes. Cook over low heat until very smooth....

Cheese Sauce

Cheese Sauce 15g Butter 2 tsp Plain Flour 1/2 cup Milk 2 Tbsp Grated Mild cheese Melt butter in a small saucepan, then mix in plain flour and cook for 1 minute. Pour in milk and stir continually, stir over low heat until smooth. Continue to stir until sauce...

Cheesy Bread Dip

Cheesy Bread Dip 1 Cobb loaf bread 6-8 rashes bacon – cooked and diced 500 g sour light cream Chopped chives Pepper and salt 8 spring onions – chopped 1 onion – finely chopped 250 g grated Coon cheese (any tasty cheese will suffice) 250 g grated Mozzarella cheese...

Cheesy Cob Dip

Cheesy Cob Dip 1 cob Loaf 250g Cream Cheese 1 cup grated Cheese 1 cup mozzarella Cheese 1 cup cream 1 onion chopped finely 100g chopped bacon * Cut top off loaf making a lid, then cut a hole in loaf. Remove bread in chunks, keep lid and bread...

Chicken Gravy

Chicken Gravy 1 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp of finely minced shallots or onion 250 ml of Chicken stock 5-7 white button mushrooms, chopped 3/4 Cup whipped cream Seasoning 1/4 C dry white wine (optimal) Melt the butter in a pan and saute the onions. Add the stock, wine, and...

Chicken Marinade

Chicken Marinade 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1/2 tablespoon of sesame oil 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce 2 tablespoons of dark soy sauce 3 tablespoons of Chinese cooking wine or Japanese Mirin 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger 1 clove of garlic crushed Mix it all together and marinate the...

Chilli Con Queso

Chilli Con Queso 3 spring onions – chopped 2 tsp crushed garlic chilli to taste (2 – 6 tsp crushed chilli) 1 large tub sour cream 1 packet grated cheese In a pot fry the spring onions in butter, add sour cream and grated cheese, keep the heat low...

Chilli Oil

Chilli Oil 10 birds eye chillies 2 cups extra light olive oil Remove the tops from the chillies and roughly chop. Place in the bowl of a small food processor along with the olive oil. Process until the chilli is finely chopped. Pour into a saucepan and cook on...

Chocolate Buttercream

Chocolate Buttercream 250g softened butter, preferably unsalted 500g icing sugar 1 Tbsp boiled, hot water 1 tsp vanilla essence 1. Beat the butter until soft and fluffy 2. Add the sugar, water and essence. Beat until pale and creamy. Stir 100g melted white or plain chocolate into the buttercream....

Chocolate Cream

Chocolate Cream 2/3 cup thickened cream 150g white chocolate, chopped 300ml carton thickened cream, extra Bring cream to boil in small saucepan, add chocolate, remove from heat, stir until smooth; cool to room temperature. Combine extra cream and chocolate mixture in small bowl, beat with electric mixer until firm...

Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Fondue Serves 4 120g dark chocolate, finely chopped 2 Tbsp honey 1/4 cup cream 1/4 cup milk 1 Tbsp rum Selection of fruits, peeled, cut into bite-size pieces Selection of small biscuits 1. Put the chocolate in a bowl. Boil the honey, cream and milk and whisk into...

Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate Frosting 240g (1 1/3 cups) icing sugar mixture 35g (1/3 cup) cocoa powder 200g butter, at room temperature 60ml (1/4 cup) water Sift the icing sugar and cocoa together into a mixing bowl. Add the butter and water, and use electric beaters to beat until creamy....

Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Chocolate Fudge Sauce Makes 1 1/2 cups 300ml cream 1 vanilla bean, split 200g dark chocolate, finely chopped or grated 1 cup chopped white marshmallows Waffles, to serve Ice-cream, to serve 1. Put the cream and vanilla bean in a medium heavy-based pan, bring slowly to the boil then...

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache 300g dark or white chocolate, broken into pieces 600ml double cream 1. Place the broken chocolate into a large bowl. 2. Gently heat the cream in a saucepan and bring up to boiling point. Remove from the heat and pour over the chocolate. 3. Leave for 3...

Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Sauce 175g plain chocolate, chopped 250ml milk 1 teaspoon coffee granules 50g soft brown sugar Place all the ingredients in a small pan and heat gently until melted. Stir well and simmer. uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve warm or cold, with vanilla, coffee or chocolate ice...

Cob Loaf Bread Dip

Cob Loaf Bread Dip 500g creamed or cottage cheese 500ml cream 1 pkt French onion soup mix cooked diced onion and bacon about a cup of grated tasty cheese parsley Melt cream cheese and everything else whack it in the loaf, with it’s ‘hat’ on, cover with foil and...

Con Queso Dip

Con Queso Dip 6 green chillies 1 onion, chopped 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 can crushed tomatoes 2.5 cups shredded cheddar cheese Pinch salt Sauté chilli and onion in the olive oil in a medium saucepan. Add garlic and cook till soft. Add tomatoes and...

Corn Dip

Corn Dip 2 cups canned corn kernels 2-3 cups yogurt 1/4 cup water pinch salt 1 teaspoon crushed garlic (optional) chopped parsley or mint leaves to garnish Just throw all of the ingredients into a bowl. Mix, mix, mix, and enjoy! On very hot days refrigerate for about half...

Cottage Cheese in Coconut Gravy

Cottage Cheese in Coconut Gravy 250g cottage cheese (in the form of a solid block). 1 1/2 teacup coconut milk 1 tbsp cornflour 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp oil refined oil for deep frying too. To be Ground into Paste: 3 green chillies 1 medium onion 25mm (1″)...

Crab Damper Dip

Crab Damper Dip 1 large damper 2 tins crab meat 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 small onion, chopped 1-2 tsp curry powder 250 g cream cheese 2 cups grated cheese 300ml sour cream * Heat oven to 180C. Cut a 2 cm slice off the top of the damper. *...

Crab Dip

Crab Dip 1 can or container of Fresh Crab Meat 250g Cream Cheese 2 Tbsp Lemon juice 4 Cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp Bay Leaves 3 stalks of Spring Onion, chopped Put all ingredients into a microwave safe bowl or crock pot. Heat. Mix. Serve. Best when kept warm...

Cranberry Pate Loaf

Cranberry Pate Loaf 250g butter 750g chicken livers, trimmed 1/3 cup brandy 2 tsp gelatine 2 tbsp water 1 jar cranberry sauce 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup cream 1 tbsp chopped fresh sage Line a 11cm x 21cm loaf dish with plastic wrap. Combine livers...

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting 250g cream cheese ( softened and cut into small pieces) 1 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract 1 cup icing sugar (sifted) Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth. Gradually add icing sugar....

Creamy Italian Dressing

Creamy Italian Dressing 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup mayonnaise 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/3 cup freshly...

Crispy Batter

Photo by Julie O’Malley Crispy Batter 175g SR flour, sifted pinch salt 1 tsp paprika 250ml cold water oil for deep frying Place flour, salt and paprika in a bowl. Add water gradually, using a whisk to mix until smooth (Should be the consistency of double cream). Heat oil...

Crispy Calamari

Photo by Julie O’Malley Crispy Calamari Calamari tubes 2 Tbsp SR flour Batter (coats 4 – 5 tubes): 175g SR flour, sifted pinch salt 1 tsp paprika 250ml cold water oil for deep frying 1. Place flour, salt and paprika in a bowl. Add water gradually, using a whisk...

Damper Dip

Damper Dip 1 round damper cream cheese tasty cheese bacon bits shallots sour cream French Stick * Pre-heat oven to 180C. Cut top off damper to make the lid. Hollow out the pieces and then place it in the oven until crisp (around 10 -15 mins). * Brown shallots,...

Dog Food Dip

Dog Food Dip 910 g lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup 455 g processed cheese food, cubed 28 g sliced jalapeno peppers, drained 1. Place lean ground beef and onion in a large, deep skillet over medium high heat. Cook...

Easy White Gravy

Easy White Gravy 4 tbsp butter 4 tbsp flour Salt Pepper 2 1/2 cup milk Melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Blend in flour, salt and pepper; cook until smooth and bubbly. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling on medium heat, stirring constantly. Stir and boil 1 minute....

Eggplant dip

Eggplant dip 1 large eggplant, peeled and chopped 2 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic 1/4 cup tahini 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp paprika Heat oil in a medium pan and cook eggplant and garlic for about 10 mins or until eggplant is tender. Blend eggplant with tahini...

Feta, Chive and Spinach Dip

Feta, Chive and Spinach Dip 2 cup plain yogurt. 1/2 cucumber. 1 cup crumbled feta cheese. 1/4 cup fresh chopped chives. 1/4 cup chopped fresh spinach leaves. 2 cloves garlic, minced. Drain yogurt in a sieve lined with cheese cloth for 3 hours or until yogurt is reduced to...

Fig Jam

Fig Jam 2 quarts chopped fresh figs (about 5 pounds) 6 cups sugar 3/4 cup water 1/4 cup lemon juice To prepare chopped figs: Cover figs with boiling water. Let stand 10 minutes. Drain, stem and chops figs. Combine figs, sugar, and 3/4 cup water in a large sauce...

French Dressing

French Dressing 1 cup water 1 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar Juice of 1/2 lemon 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon English mustard 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 cup olive oil 3 cups salad (vegetable) oil Blend together...

Fruity Fondue (Age: 12 months +)

Fruity Fondue Age: 12 months + Serves: 3 serves 1/2 cup fruit yoghurt 2 teaspoons orange juice Raw or canned fruit for dipping Put yoghurt is a bowl and add a little grated orange rind if you like a jaffa flavour. Heat slowly. Thin with two teaspoons of orange...

Fudge Sauce

Fudge Sauce 1 x 170g can evaporated milk 50g plain chocolate 50g soft brown sugar Place the ingredients in a small pan and heat gently, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve warm or cold, with ice cream....

Garlic Fetta Cheese Pate

Garlic Fetta Cheese Pate 1 large clove garlic 1/4 tsp salt 250g goat’s fetta crumbled 125ml (1/2 cup) mayonnaise 2 tbsp chopped chives 375g cream cheese, softened to room temperature fresh baguette to serve Mash the garlic and salt to a paste in a mortar or small bowl. Combine...

Gravy

Gravy 2Tbsp Oil 60g Flour 25g Tomato Puree 1 Litre Brown Stock 100g Carrot 100g Onion 50g Celery Parsley Stalls or Rosemary 1 Cup Red Wine Cop carrot, onion, celery. Heat oil up in a pot and saute veggies until brown. Add flour and cook slowly to a light...

Gravy for Lamb Chops

Gravy for Lamb Chops Serving size: Serves 4 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 lamb chops 1 large onion (200g), sliced thinly 1 tablespoon plain flour 1/2 teaspoon sugar Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 2 cups (500ml) salt-reduced chicken stock or homemade chicken stock 1...

Green Mango Chutney

Green Mango Chutney 6 large mangoes 1/4 cup salt 6 cloves garlic, chopped 3 cups sugar 3 tablespoons chopped green ginger 2 tablespoons mustard seeds 2 cups vinegar 6 small red chillis, chopped 1 cup sultanas 1. Peel and slice mangoes. Place in a glass or china bowl and...

Guacamole

Guacamole 1 large avocado 1 small tomato, diced 1 small Spanish onion, finely diced 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped Mash avocado, and combine with all other ingredients....

Guacamole

Guacamole 1 avocado juice of 1/2 a lime 1/2 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 1 small tomato 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped red chilli pepper generous pinch of cumin powder pinch of mild chilli powder salt Cut the avocado in half...

Guacamole

Guacamole 2 ripe avocadoes 1/2 cup low fat sour cream 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tbsp lime juice 2 chopped chillies (red or green) Peel the avocadoes and place the flesh into a mixing bowl. Mash well with a fork. Mix in the chilli, garlic, lime juice and sour...

Guacamole Dip

Guacamole Dip 1 avocado, diced 1 lime, juiced 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced About 3 tablespoons of green onion, minced or regular white onion 3 cup green pepper, minced 1/2 cup fresh cilantro Just mix all the ingredients together or you can actually smash the ingredients and have it...

Herbed Cream Cheese Pate

Herbed Cream Cheese Pate 100g soft butter 2 cloves garlic 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 tsp Splenda fresh black pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 2tsp fresh thyme leaves 250g cream cheese, softened 2tabs lemon juice 2 tabs cream Cream butter. Add ingredients one at...

Honey Mustard Marinade

Honey Mustard Marinade 1 cup Dijon mustard 1 cup dry white wine 3/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup honey 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce Mix all ingredients....

Hot Bacon Dressing

Hot Bacon Dressing 1 cup water 1 cup vinegar 1 tsp salt 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp dry mustard 2 hard boiled eggs, diced 4 slices bacon, fried and crumbled In a small saucepan, bring the water, vinegar and salt to a boil....

Hot Chilli Oil

Hot Chilli Oil 85g / 3oz hot red chilli flakes 85g / 3oz fermented black beans, found in Chinese Supermarkets 1/2 tsp onion powder 6 cloves garlic, crushed to a paste 2 tbsp finely chopped ginger 2 tsp sesame seeds 850ml / 1 1/2 pints groundnut oil 1. Combine...

Hot Pizza Dip

Hot Pizza Dip All your favourite pizza ingredients in a hot dip made in the microwave. Serve with sliced French baguette bread. Servings: 16 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1...

Hummus

Hummus 1 cup canned chickpeas 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 clove garlic, crushed 50ml oil 2 tbsp water 1. Drain and wash chickpeas 2. Blend chickpeas in food processor, add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth....

Jerk Paste (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley (Sticky Jerk Salmon with Mango Slaw) Jerk Paste (Thermomix) Spice Mix: 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 3 tsp black peppercorns 1/2 tsp each: ground cinnamon, ground coriander, freshly grated nutmeg 1 tsp ground allspice Place all the spice mix into a spice grinder. Process until powder like....

Jerked Chicken

Jerked Chicken 2 pounds of chicken thighs or legs 1/2 cup minced green onion 1/4 cup orange juice 1 tbsp minced ginger (or 1/8 tsp ground ginger) 1 to 3 minced hot peppers (depending on how hot) 1 tbsp lime or lemon juice 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 cloves...

Kiwi Lime Marmalade

Kiwi Lime Marmalade 4 kiwis, peeled and trimmed Zest of 1 lime, slivered 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice Quarter the kiwis lengthwise, and then cut them crosswise into 1/2-inch cubes. Combine the kiwis with remaining ingredients in a deep 2 1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole, and stir...

Lemon and Passionfruit Curd

Lemon and Passionfruit Curd Makes about 2 cups 1 1/2 cups lemon juice grated rind of 1 lemon 2 cups caster sugar 180g butter, chopped 6 eggs, beaten pulp of 2 passionfruit 1. Place juice, rind and sugar into a small saucepan. Heat gently, stirring, until sugar has dissolved....

Lemon Butter

Lemon Butter Lemon butter can be made up to 4 weeks ahead; store in refrigerator. This recipe is unsuitable to freeze or microwave. 4 eggs 165g (3/4 cup) sugar 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 125ml (1/2 cup) lemon juice 1/4 cup water 125g butter, chopped Combine all ingredients in...

Lemon Cheese Dip

Lemon Cheese Dip 250g Cream Cheese, Room temp 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 little onion, chopped Seafood sauce Crab meat and chopped parsley Mix cheese, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and onion together. Press on to a plate. Spread with seafood sauce and then crab meat....

Lentil and Coriander Spread

Lentil and Coriander Spread 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 tsp brown mustard seeds 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tsp ground turmeric 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 200 g (1 cup) brown lentils, rinsed, drained 1 small (about 125g) Desiree potatoes peeled,...

Liqueur Custard

Liqueur Custard 2 cups (500ml) milk 300ml thickened cream 1 Queen vanilla bean, split 6 egg yolks 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 2 tablespoons Cointreau, Grand Marnier or brandy 1. Combine milk, cream and vanilla bean in a medium pan; bring to the boil, remove from heat. Stand 15...

Mango Chilli Dip

Mango Chilli Dip 1 large mango, peeled and sliced 2 limes, juiced 3 tsp sweet chilli sauce 1 small Spanish onion, chopped 300 g reduced-fat cream cheese 3 round Lebanese bread, cut into triangles 1 tsp olive oil Place mango, lime juice, chilli sauce, onion and cream cheese in...