Category: All Recipes

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...

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana 2 large eggplants, cut into 1cm thick slices 1/4 cup olive oil 4 cloves garlic, unpeeled 20g butter 1 Tbsp flour 1 cup milk 1 cup tomato pasta sauce 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese 1 cup grated parmesan cheese 1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan....

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict Serves 4 Hollandaise Sauce: 3 Egg Yolks 1 Tablespoon of Lemon Juice 250 Grams of melted butter Pinch of Salt Melt the butter over a low flame in a saucepan. Remove from heat and leave in a warm place until required. Next, put the 3 egg yolks,...

Eggs Provencale

Eggs Provencale 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/3 cup grated cheese 4 eggs pepper 1. Place pastry base into preheated Pie Maker. 2. Combine tomato and cheese, place into pastry base. 3. Crack egg on top, sprinkle with pepper. Close Pie Maker and cook for 8 minutes....

Energy Bars

Energy Bars 1 cup quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup dark raisins 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup dried apricots 1/3 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup golden molasses 1 egg 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup...

Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini Serves: 6 185ml (1 1/4 cups) freshly brewed espresso coffee, chilled 185ml (1 1/4 cups) vanilla-flavoured vodka 185ml (1 1/4 cups) white creme de cacao Coffee beans, to serve Combine the coffee, vodka and creme de cacao in a large jug. Place some coffee beans in the...

Expresso Syrup Cake

Expresso Syrup Cake 3 teaspoons dry instant coffee 1 tablespoon hot water 3 eggs teaspoon Vanilla Essence 3/4 cup castor sugar 1 cup self- raising flour 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 150g butter or margarine, melted Grease slice pan or cake tin. Combine coffee and water, stir until dissolved. Beat...

Fail Safe Muesli Bar

Fail Safe Muesli Bar 1 cup flour 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup sunflower seeds or other grains 2 tbsp golden syrup 1/2 cup butter or marg 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup coconut Melt butter and golden syrup, add a little hot water, mix everything together, add more hot...

Fairy Cakes

Fairy Cakes 125g fresh fruit, such as strawberries, peaches, apples, pears or bananas 125g soft margarine 125g caster sugar 125g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 large eggs 1 tsp natural vanilla extract or cinnamon or ground mixed spice Icing: 250g icing sugar 3 tbsp fruit juice or...

Family Beef Casserole with Semi Dried Tomatoes

Family Beef Casserole with Semi Dried Tomatoes Serves 6-8 2kg chuck or round steak cut into 2cm cubes 1/2 cup flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 bunches of spring onion, stalk trimmed, peeled and left whole 3 carrots, diced 4 celery stalks, sliced 1/3 cup tomato paste 1/2 cup...

Fast Fruit Shake

Fast Fruit Shake Serves 4 1 cup natural reduced-fat yoghurt 1/2 cup skim milk 2 medium peaches or nectarines, sliced (about 2 cups) 1 cup fresh strawberries, or 1 cup frozen strawberries, partially thawed 1 banana, sliced 1 Tablespoon wheat germ (optional) 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond essence 1/4...

Fat Free Chocolate Mud Cake

Fat Free Chocolate Mud Cake 2 1/2 cups self raising flour 2 cups castor flour 1 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking powder 25 prunes (pitted) 1 cup tinned or cooked apple 2 cups skim milk 3 egg whites 1. Sift dry ingredients together. 2. Beat egg whites until firm....

Favorite Fudge-y Brownies

Favorite Fudge-y Brownies 1/2 cup margarine 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup European-style cocoa 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350º. Grease 9 ” × 13″ baking pan with...

Feel Good Blueberry and Banana Pancakes

Feel Good Blueberry and Banana Pancakes Serves 4 1 cup buttermilk 4 large eggs, separated 1 cup plain flour a pinch of salt 1 tbsp sugar 1 1/2 tsp bicarb of soda 1 cup fresh blueberries, washed and drained canola oil spray 1-2 very ripe bananas, sliced maple syrup...

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...

Fettuccine Carbonara

Fettuccine Carbonara 500g fettuccine 10 thin bacon slices 5 egg yolks 100ml thickened cream 2 tablespoons grated cheese parmesan cheese ground black pepper 1 tablespoon chives 1. Cook fettuccine in salted, boiling water for 10 minutes or until al dente. 2. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and...

Fettuccine Carbonara

Fettuccine Carbonara 2 tsp crushed garlic 1 cup cream 2 eggs 60g parmesan cheese 375g fettuccine 30g butter 1/4 tsp ground black peppercorns 4 rashers bacon, chopped 1. Place bacon in frying pan over low heat. 2. Cook gently until bacon is crisp. 3. Drain all but 2 tablespoons...

Fettuccine with Zucchini, Feta and Prosciutto

Photo by Julie O’Malley Fettuccine with Zucchini, Feta and Prosciutto 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 4 cloves garlic, crushed 500g (5 small) zucchinis, coarsely grated 1 lemon, zested, juiced 1 Tablespoon torn marjoram leaves 1/4 cup torn mint leaves 20g butter 200g feta, crumbled 10 slices prosciutto, torn Pasta...

Fiery Three Bean Chowder

Fiery Three Bean Chowder 2 tablespoons oil 2 large onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 small red chillies, finely chopped 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1/3 cup tomato paste 1 x 400g canned tomatoes, chopped 4 cups vegetable stock 1 x 200g can diced capsicum,...

Fig Bread

Fig Bread Makes 1 loaf 1 cup water (boiling) 1 cup dried figs, stems removed, chopped fine or ground 1 cup pistachios 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 4 tbsp butter or margarine 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla...

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...

Fig Layer Bars

Fig Layer Bars Makes 24 servings 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup butter or margarine 1/2 tsp salt 1 3/4 cups rolled oats 1 3/4 cups flour, sifted 1/2 tsp vanilla Cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add oats, salt, vanilla and flour. Mix until blended. Filling:...

Finger Paint

Finger Paint 2 cups corn flour colouring jug of boiling water Place corn flour and colouring in bowl. Pour in boiling water whilst stirring briskly until the desired consistency is achieved....

Fish and Vegetable Pasties

Fish and Vegetable Pasties 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup white vinegar 4 green shallots, chopped 300g cod fillets, or other white fish fillets, chopped 2 egg yolks 2 tbsp sour cream 1 small chicken stock cube, crumbled 1 cup tasty cheese, grated 1 tbsp. fresh...

Fish Balls (Age: 10 months +)

Fish Balls Age: 10 months + 1 x 180g can of Greenseas Tuna in Springwater or 1 x 210g Greenseas Pink Salmon large potatoes – cooked and mashed until smooth 2-3 spring onions 4 diced cherry tomatoes 1 can sweet corn kernels parsley Add the Tuna or Pink Salmon...

Fish Croquettes

Fish Croquettes 2 potatoes 2 tablespoons grated onions and grated carrots 1 egg, beaten 180g can tuna in springwater, drained and flaked 30g Cheddar cheese, grated 2 tablespoons plain flour 1. Cook and mash the potatoes. 2. Stir the grated onion and carrot into the hot potatoes. 3. Combine...

Fish Croquettes (Age: 10 months +)

Fish Croquettes Age: 10 months + Serves: 12 croquettes 2 potatoes 2 tablespoons grated onion and grated carrot 1 beaten egg Greenseas 180g tuna in springwater (drained and flaked) 30g grated cheese 2 tablespoons plain flour Cook and mash potatoes, stir in onion and carrot. Combine egg, tuna and...

Fish Fingers

Fish Fingers 280g thick cod fillets, skin and bones removed flour for dusting 1 tsp paprika 1 egg, beaten breadcrumbs for coating oil for frying salt and pepper (optional) 1. Cut fish into strips, about 2.5 cms wide. 2. Season the flour with paprika. Roll the fish strips in...

Fish Pie

Fish Pie 350g fillet of white fish, baked, poached or steamed – drained and flaked and cooking liquid reserved 1/2 cup basic white sauce 2 tablespoons grated Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 hard-boiled egg, chopped juice of 1/2 lemon 2 potatoes, cooked 1/2 cup milk 2...

Fish Pie with Prawns and Cheesy Leek Topping

Fish Pie with Prawns and Cheesy Leek Topping 300ml thin cream 500ml milk 450g firm white fish fillets 225g smoked fish fillets 175g cooked peeled prawns 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped 50g plain flour 3 tablespoons chopped parsley Cheesy Leek Topping: 1kg potatoes, peeled and cut into 2cm chunks...

Fish Purée

Fish Pur̩e 1 fillet of fish 2 tablespoons of mashed potato Steam fish until tender. Pur̩e in food processor. Add mashed potato. Thin with a little boiled water. Serve 1/2 Р1 teaspoon at first and freeze the remainder in small portions in an ice-cube tray....

Fish Stock

Fish Stock 1 kg fish bones and trimmings 500g whitefish, such as cod 1 medium onion, thinly sliced crossways 1 leek, thinly sliced 1 carrot, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons lemon juice bouquet garni (10 fresh parsley sprigs, 1 fresh thyme sprig and 1 bay leaf) 2 litres water 12...

Fish, Leek and Potato Pie

Fish, Leek and Potato Pie Serves 4 300g chat potatoes, chopped 2 large leeks, washed, sliced into rings 2 Tablespoons fish or vegetable stock 250g fish fillets (such as Atlantic salmon, ocean trout or deep sea perch), skin and bones removed 2 Tablespoons chopped chives 2 Tablespoons flat-leaf parsley,...

Five Cup Fool-proof Fruit Loaf

Five Cup Fool-proof Fruit Loaf 1 cup SR flour 1 cup fruit medley 1 cup milk 1 cup coconut 1 cup brown sugar 1. Mix all ingredients together. 2. Bake 40 minutes in greased log tin at 350°F. 3. Cool and serve with butter and a cuppa....

Five-Minute Fudge

Five-Minute Fudge 2 cups (336g) semisweet chocolate pieces 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 Tablespoon water 3/4 cup (90g) chopped walnuts, toasted if desired 1 teaspoon vanilla Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper; set aside. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate pieces, sweetened condensed milk, and water....

Five-Minute Peanut Fudge

Five-Minute Peanut Fudge Makes approximately 340g (12oz) fudge Equipment: 1 large heavy based saucepan 1 pudding basin to fit inside the saucepan 1 wooden spoon 1 lightly greased shallow tin, 15cm (6in) square 1 sharp knife 2/3 (150ml / 1/4pt) sweetened condensed milk 2 Tablespoons smooth peanut butter 4...

Five-Spice Sticky Date Pudding

Five-Spice Sticky Date Pudding Serves 8 2 1/2 cups (385g) pitted dates, chopped 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 150g butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup (165g) brown sugar 2 eggs 1 3/4 cups (270g) self-raising flour 1 tsp Chinese five-spice Double cream, to serve Sauce: 1 cup (200g) brown...

Florentine Slice

Florentine Slice Makes about 24 200g dark chocolate, chopped 2 cups cornflakes 100g packet glace cherries, halved 1/2 cup flaked almonds 1/2 cup roasted unsalted peanuts 1/2 cup sultanas 1/4 cup currants 1 tablespoon mixed peel 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 1. Place chocolate into a large heatproof bowl....

Florets and Cheese Sauce

Florets and Cheese Sauce For older babies (over a year) steam florets and serve sauce on the side, as they will enjoy dipping the vegetables into the sauce. Try the sauce with different vegetables, such as thinly sliced, steamed beans or soft-cooked carrots. 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter 1...

Flour Tortilla

Flour Tortilla 3 cups unbleached flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 4-6 Tbsp vegetable shortening or lard about 1 1/4 cups warm water Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add vegetable shortening or lard. Or use a combination of half lard, half shortening. Use a fork...

Flourless Chocolate and Macadamia Brownies

Flourless Chocolate and Macadamia Brownies 200g butter, chopped 200g sugarless chocolate 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 cup splenda 1 teaspoon vanilla essence/extract 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup almond meal macadamias, roughly chopped Preheat oven to 160C. Grease and line an 18cm square cake pan with baking paper. Place...

Flourless Chocolate and Orange Cake

Flourless Chocolate and Orange Cake Serves 12 2 Valencia oranges 200g dark chocolate, chopped 100g butter, chopped 8 eggs 1 1/3 cups (300g) caster sugar 3 cups (300g) almond meal Double cream, to serve Icing sugar, to serve 1. Place the oranges in a saucepan. Cover with water and...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Flourless Chocolate Cake 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup water 150g dark eating chocolate, melted 150g butter, melted 1 1/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup hazelnut meal or almond meal 4 eggs, separated 1. Preheat oven to 180/160c fan forced. Grease deep 20cm...

Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake

Flourless Chocolate Espresso Cake 1/2 cup espresso coffee (double shot) 260gm butter 180gm almond meal 9 eggs (separated) 460gm dark, bitter chocolate 260gm castor sugar Melt butter, sugar and chocolate in a saucepan over low heat, watching carefully. Take off heat once melted, and before it gets cold add...

Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder 1/3 cup (80ml) hot water 150g dark chocolate, melted 150g unsalted butter, melted 1 1/3 cups, 275g firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup, 110g hazelnut meal 4 eggs, separated 1. Preheat oven to moderate (180°C). Grease a deep 20cm round...

Flourless Chocolate Muffins

Flourless Chocolate Muffins Serving size: Serves 10 or more 200g dark chocolate 160g unsalted butter 5 x 55g eggs, separated 160g almond meal 160g caster sugar 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 teaspoon orange juice 16 muffin cases Preheat oven to 170°C. Place muffin cases in muffin holes. Melt the...

Flourless Fruit Cake

Flourless Fruit Cake 450g Mincemeat (Fruitmince) 350g Dried mixed fruits 115g Ready-to-eat dried apricots, chopped 115g Ready-to-eat dried figs, chopped 115g Glace cherries, halved 115g Walnuts pieces 225g Cornflakes, crushed 4 Eggs, lightly beaten 410g Evaporated milk 5ml Mixed spice 5ml Baking powder Mixed glace fruits, chopped to decorate...

Flourless Hazelnut Chocolate Cake

Flourless Hazelnut Chocolate Cake 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder 1/3 cup (80ml) hot water 150g dark chocolate, melted 150g butter, melted 1 1/3 cups (275g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup (125g) hazelnut meal 4 eggs, separated 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, extra 1. Preheat oven to moderate. Grease deep...

Flourless Hazelnut Torte

Flourless Hazelnut Torte Gluten Free 360gm best quality cooking bittersweet chocolate 30gm soft unsalted butter 30gm castor sugar 12 eggs, separated 1/2 cup hazelnuts cocoa powder / grated chocolate / fresh berries to garnish 1. Preheat oven to 150deg. Grease and line a 26-28cm spring form cake tin with...

Flourless Hazelnut Torte

Flourless Hazelnut Torte 360g best quality cooking bittersweet chocolate 30g soft unsalted butter 30g castor sugar 12 eggs, separated 1/2 cup hazelnuts Cocoa powder / grated chocolate / fresh berries to garnish 1. Preheat oven to 150c. Grease and line a 26-28cm spring form cake tin with greaseproof paper....

Flourless Lemon Almond Cake

Flourless Lemon Almond Cake 150g almond meal 8 tbsp sweetener 4 large eggs, separated zest of two med sized lemons 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon Pinch salt Preheat oven to 190C. Butter and flour an 18cm cake pan and line the bottom with baking paper. Combine the almond meal with...

Flourless Orange Cake

Flourless Orange Cake 3 oranges 9 eggs 350g caster sugar 350g almond meal 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence whipped cream, to serve Orange Syrup: 2/3 cup water 2/3 cup sugar 1 orange, rind zested and flesh segmented 1. Place oranges into a medium sized saucepan; add enough water to the...

Flourless Orange, Almond and Poppyseed Cake

Flourless Orange, Almond and Poppyseed Cake 2 oranges 6 eggs 250gm almond meal 250gm castor sugar 1tsp baking powder 1/4 cup poppyseeds Place oranges in a pot of water, cover and boil for two hours. Break oranges open and remove pips, then place the segments in a blender with...

Fluffy Chocolate Mousse

Fluffy Chocolate Mousse 60g (2 oz) butter 100g (3 1/2 oz) dark chocolate 3 eggs – separated 1 Tbsp orange rind (optional) 1 Tbsp Tia Maria 2 Tbsp cream, whipped 1/4 cup warm water # Melt the butter with the chocolate over a double saucepan, stirring constantly. Cool to...

Fluffy French Toast

Fluffy French Toast 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 pinch salt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon white sugar 12 thick slices bread 1. Measure flour into a large mixing bowl. Slowly whisk in the milk. Whisk in the salt, eggs,...

Foolproof Chocolate Caramel Slice

Foolproof Chocolate Caramel Slice Makes 18 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 125g butter, melted Caramel Filling: 395g can sweetened condensed milk 2 Tablespoons golden syrup 50g butter, chopped Chocolate Topping: 200g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup pouring cream 1. Preheat oven...

Foolproof Pavlova

Foolproof Pavlova 4 egg whites 1 cup castor sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 tsp white vinegar Beat egg whites with 1/3 cup of sugar until stiff. Gradually add all sugar and beat well until all the sugar is dissolved. Add vanilla and vinegar. Beat for 1 minute. Pile mixture...

Four Colour Shu Mai

Four Colour Shu Mai Skins, also called wrappers, can be purchased fresh or frozen in Chinese grocery stores. If they are unavailable, the wrapper skins for wontons or egg rolls (cut in quarters), can be used. 30 skins or wrappers (if purchased frozen, defrost and bring to room temperature)...

Four-Seed Bread

Four-Seed Bread 2 cups (240 g / 7 2/3 oz) gluten-free yeast-free loaf mix* 2 cups (240 g / 7 2/3 oz) gluten-free all-purpose flour pre mix 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons dried yeast 1/4 teaspoon tartaric or citric acid 4 tablespoons mixed seeds (sunflower seeds,...

Frangipani Apple Tart

Frangipani Apple Tart Short Crust Pastry: 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 cup icing sugar 100g butter 1 Tablespoon cold water squeeze lemon juice Tart: 100g butter 1 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1 level Tablespoon plain flour 100g almond meal 1 Tablespoon kirsch 2 medium sized apples 1...

Freezer Biscuits

Freezer Biscuits 205g butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups SR Flour 1/4 cup coconut 1/2 cup of coconut (extra) 60g glace cherries 1/4 cup chocolate bits 1/4 cup chopped nuts (optional) 1/4 cup sultanas Beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy, add...

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...

French Dressing

French Dressing 1 cup yoghurt 1 tsp French Mustard 4 Tbsp light olive oil salt and pepper, to taste 2 Tbsp lemon juice Combine all ingredients in a small bowl or jar. Beat or shake until thoroughly blended. Taste and adjust the seasoning....

French Macaroons

French Macaroons Makes 16 3 egg whites 2 Tbsp caster sugar few drops rose pink food colouring few drops almond essence, optional 1 1/4 cups (200g) icing sugar mixture 1 cup almond meal 2 Tbsp icing sugar mixture, extra White Chocolate Ganache: 150g premium white cooking chocolate, chopped 1/4...

French Onion Quiche

French Onion Quiche 1 cup water 1/2 cup raw cashews, pre-washed 375g tofu rinsed and drained 2 tbsp arrowroot level 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1/2 tbsp salt 1 tsp sweet basil/ 1 tbsp fresh 1/4 tsp oregano/ 1 tsp fresh 1/4 tsp garlic powder/1 fresh clove 1 to...

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Serves 16 4 litres beef stock 6 onions, thickly sliced 125g butter 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons sugar 4 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup brandy 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese Pour stock into Slow Cooker and set on HIGH. Cook onions slowly in a pan with...

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Serves 4-6 20g butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 large onions, finely sliced 1 large clove garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon plain flour 4 cups beef stock 2 tablespoons brandy 1 Baguette, thickly sliced 1 cup grated Gruyere cheese or 1/2 cup parmesan 1. Heat butter and...

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Serves 4-6 30g butter 1 Tablespoon olive oil 4 large onions, finely sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 Tablespoons plain flour 1/4 cup brandy 4 cups beef stock 1 Baguette, thickly sliced 1 cup of grated Gruyere cheese or 1/2 cup parmesan 1. Heat oil and...

French Toast

French Toast 4 eggs 2/3 cup whole milk 1/3 cup flour 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 6 slices toast / thick bread 3 tablespoons butter powdered sugar butter syrup Mix together eggs, milk, flour, sugar, vanilla, salt and cinnamon. Heat a large...

French Toast

French Toast 8 slices of bread 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/4 cup flour fat or butter First mix together eggs, milk and flour and pass through a strainer. Dip slices of bread into the mixture and fry in the fat or butter on both sides in a frying...

French Toast

French Toast 1 egg pinch salt 2 tablespoons cold milk 2 slices of white bread A little butter 1. Break the egg into the bowl and whisk with the fork. 2. Add the milk and salt. 3. Dip each piece of bread thoroughly into the egg mixture. 4. Put...

French Toast

French Toast 2 eggs 1 T cream salt and pepper butter 4 slices of thick, day old white bread Crack the eggs into a bowl. Use a whisk to beat until pale lemony coloured. Add the cream and beat until it’s all the one colour and texture. Add a...

French Toast (or Egg Bread)

French Toast (or Egg Bread) 4 slices thick bread 3 eggs good handful grated tasty cheese 1/4 cup milk salt and pepper chopped fresh chives and parsley or other herbs of your choice (optional) salt and pepper Beat the eggs with a fork and add remaining ingredients. Dip each...

French Toast with Caramelised Apples and Pecans

French Toast with Caramelised Apples and Pecans Serves 4 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and each cut into 8 wedges 1/4 cup roughly chopped pecans 4 eggs 65ml (1/a cup) pure cream 2 tablespoons caster sugar 4 slices white toast bread...

Fresh Fruit Smoothie

Fresh Fruit Smoothie 1/2 cup soy milk (or other milk) 1/2 cup white grape juice 1 cup strawberries, stemmed 1/2 cup pineapple chunks 1/2 lemon, squeezed (for tartness if desired) 1/4 teaspoon Vitamin C powder (1 capsule) Pinch salt, preferable grey salt Small handful fresh seedless grapes Add all...

Fresh Herb Bread

Fresh Herb Bread Serves 4 1 medium baguette (preferably sourdough) 120g butter, softened 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 tablespoon chopped thyme 2 teaspoons chopped oregano pinch sea salt 2 – 3 tablespoons grated parmesan Preheat oven to 200°C. Slice the baguette on the diagonal into...

Fresh Rice-Paper Rolls

Fresh Rice-Paper Rolls 1/2 pkt rice noodles 1/2 kilo cooked and peeled prawns rice paper bunch mint fine sliced lettuce (optional) snow pea sprouts (optional) * Soak noodles in boiling water until they are soft, drain and rinse under cold water. * In a frying pan or other large...

Fresh Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls

Fresh Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls Serves 4 100g vermicelli 1 pack rice paper 2 lettuce leaves, shredded 8 cooked prawns 100g bean sprouts 1 bunch Chinese chives 1 large carrot, julienned 1 bunch mint 1/2 cup sweet chilli sauce 1. Soak vermicelli noodles in hot water until softened. Drain...

Friand

Friand Two Mini-Muffin Pans (1-Ounce Cups) Twenty 1-inch Paper Petit Four Cups 1/2 cup (60 grams) slivered almonds 1/2 cup (60 grams) confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup (32 grams) cake flour 1/4 cup (32 grams) granulated sugar 3 large egg whites 4 tablespoons (57 grams) unsalted butter, melted and still...

Friands

Friands 125g butter 1 cup almond meal 1 2/3 cups icing sugar, sifted 3/4 cup plain flour, sifted 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 5 egg whites 1/3 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, blueberries or sliced strawberries Preheat the oven to 180C. Place the butter in a saucepan over low heat...

Friands

Friands 1 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup plain flour 5 egg whites, lightly beaten 180g. unsalted butter, melted 1. Pre-heat oven to 200 C. Lightly grease 12 friand moulds. If friand moulds are not available, muffin tins can be used. 2. Place dry...

Fried Banana Fritters

Fried Banana Fritters 3 big ripe bananas 1 1/2 cup flour 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar 1 egg 2 Tbsp water Cooking oil 1. Break the bananas into small pieces and put them into a bowl. Add the flour, egg, sugar and water and stir well. 2. Heat a saucepan...

Fried Calamari With Mango Chilli Jam

Fried Calamari With Mango Chilli Jam 500g Fresh Calamari (Squid) 1/2 cup Corn Flour Salt and pepper 1 Large Fresh Mango 1 Fresh Chili 100g Brown Sugar or Palm sugar Mint Coriander Parsley Touch Ginger Juice and zest from 1 Lime Prepare squid by cleaning and cutting into desired...

Fried Ice Cream

Fried Ice Cream scoops of ice-cream 4 eggs 225g plain flour 100g dry breadcrumbs 90g desiccated coconut 50g shredded coconut 2 passionfruit 2 litre oil Caramel Sauce: 1/2 cup water 110g sugar 125ml cream 1. Scoop out ice-cream into balls the size of a golf ball. Dip in flour,...

Fried Rice

Fried Rice olive or canola oil spray 2 eggs, lightly beaten 3 spring onions, sliced 1 carrot, thinly sliced 1 red capsicum, sliced 150 g fresh baby corn 1 cup button mushrooms, halved 150 g shaved ham, chopped 6 cups cold cooked rice 1 cup frozen peas 3 tablespoons...

Fried Rice

Fried Rice 4 cups cold cooked rice 4 tablespoons oil 3 beaten eggs 1 teaspoon salt Pepper to taste 1 scallion, chopped fine (spring onion/shallot) Break rice apart with wet hands. Heat oil on high flame in wok. Stir-fry rice rapidly, turning spatula constantly until the rice is thoroughly...

Fried Rice

Fried Rice 500 g cold cooked rice 1 tablespoon canola or olive oil 155 g lean bacon or ham, chopped, or 185 g lean pork or chicken, or 125 g prawn, crab meat or crayfish 125 g mushrooms 60 g bamboo shoots, or 60 g beanshoots, optional 60 g...

Fried Salt and Pepper Squid

Fried Salt and Pepper Squid 600g young squid, each about 4 to 5 cm long, cleaned 6 cups vegetable oil, for deep frying 2 tablespoons sea salt 2 tablespoons black peppercorns 150g cornflour 2 red chilli, very thinly sliced, seeds and all 4 green onions, cut into 1 cm...

Fried Scones (Puftaloons)

Fried Scones (Puftaloons) 1 cup of self raising flour a pinch of salt 1/2 cup of milk clarified fat 1. Sift flour and salt together in a mixing bowl. Add milk nearly all at once and make into a soft dough. 2. Turn out onto a lightly floured board...

Frosted Zucchini Carrot Cake

Frosted Zucchini Carrot Cake 100g butter, chopped 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups coarsely grated zucchini 1 1/2 cups coarsely grated carrot 1/2 cup sultanas 1 x 200g tub vanilla flavoured yoghurt 2 cups self-raising flour orange rind to decorate FROSTING 1 x 250g...

Frozen Berry Yoghurt

Frozen Berry Yoghurt Serves 6 250 g (9 oz) fresh or frozen mixed berries 3 x 200 g (7 oz) tubs low fat vanilla yoghurt 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons pure floral honey 1. Place the berries and yoghurt in a food processor and blend until smooth. Transfer to...

Frozen Christmas Pudding

Frozen Christmas Pudding 1/2 cup sultanas 1/2 cup chopped raisins 1/4 cup brandy 600 ml cream 200 g sweetened condensed milk 150 g (6 rows) Cadbury Dark Cooking Chocolate, melted 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon mixed spice 100 g mixed glace cherries, chopped 50 g flaked...

Frozen Mango Bars

Frozen Mango Bars 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups water 3 x 425g cans sliced mangos drained (or fresh) 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 x 300ml thickened cream 1. Combine the sugar and water in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. 2. Bring...

Fruit and Cereal Mix

Fruit and Cereal Mix 1 tablespoon pureed fruit 1 tablespoon rice cereal 1. Mix 1 tablespoon of fruit with 1 tablespoon of rice cereal. 2. Add extra fluid (water, breastmilk, formula or unsweetened fruit juice) to make a suitable consistency for your baby....

Fruit and Nut Balls

Fruit and Nut Balls These can be adapted a fair bit. The measurements below are VERY rough. 2 handfuls of dates 1/2 cup almond meal 1/4 cup hazelnut meal 2 tbsp carob powder 6 or 7 dried apricots handful of pepitas vanilla essence desiccated coconut cinnamon Chop dates finely,...

Fruit and Nut Health Slice

Fruit and Nut Health Slice 1 cup honey 1 Tablespoon glucose 2 egg whites 2 cups bran flakes 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup mixed dried fruit 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup toasted pecans 1/2 cup toasted walnuts Combine honey...

Fruit and Nut Ice-Cream Cake

Fruit and Nut Ice-Cream Cake Serves 8 375g Sunbeam Mixed Dried Fruit 3/4 cup hot strong coffee 400g packet chocolate sponge roll 2 litres good-quality vanilla ice-cream 3/4 cup roasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped drinking chocolate, to serve 1. Heat coffee and fruit in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring,...

Fruit and Nut Slice

Fruit and Nut Slice Base: 250g plain chocolate biscuits 125g unsalted butter, melted extra hazelnuts to serve Filling: 1 can sweetened condensed milk 50g unsalted butter, chopped Topping: 1/2 cup Nutella (Chocolate/Hazelnut Spread) 200g milk chocolate bits/melts or chopped 25g butter 1/2 cup sultanas 1/2 cup roasted hazelnuts, chopped...

Fruit and Vegetable Fingers (Age: 10 months +)

Fruit and Vegetable Fingers Age: 10 months + 1 x Apple 1 x Orange 1 x thick slice of tasty cheese 1 x Carrot 1 x Celery stick 1 x Potato chunk 1 x Broccoli chunk 1 x Cauliflower chunk 1 x Pumpkin chunk Fruit Fingers: Peel one apple...

Fruit Coconut Bubble Slice

Fruit Coconut Bubble Slice 2 cups (140g) shredded coconut 3 cups (90g) Rice Bubbles 2/3 cup All-Bran 1 cup (250g) chopped glace apricots 1/2 cup chopped glace pineapple 1 cup (125g) chopped pecans or walnuts 125g butter 1/2 cup coconut cream 1/2 cup honey 1/3 cup raw sugar Grease...