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Macadamia Nut and Riberry Friand

Macadamia Nut and Riberry Friand Makes 12 – 18 Friands 4 egg whites 2/3 cup macadamia nut meal 1/3 cup plain flour sifted 1 cup sifted icing sugar 75 g butter (melted) 1 heaped tablespoon of riberry confit icing sugar for dusting Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease and...

Macadamia Nut Bars

Macadamia Nut Bars 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups packed light brown sugar 1 cup shortening 1 egg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup sour cream 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9 x 13 inch baking pan....

Macadamia Nut Chocolate Chip Blondies

Macadamia Nut Chocolate Chip Blondies 125g (1/2 cup) butter, room temperature 1 cup brown sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup flour 1/8 tsp salt 1 cup macadamia nuts, toasted 1 cup chocolate chips Butter an 8″×8″ pan, line with parchment and butter the parchment. Mix the...

Macadamia Rocky Road

Macadamia Rocky Road 90g unsalted macadamia whole and halves 200g marshmallows 1/2 cup glaze cherries, chopped 1/4 cup desiccated coconut (optional) 500g chocolate 1. Toss together the macadamias, marshmallows, cherries and coconut and scatter over the base of a lined lamington tin. 2. Melt the chocolate in a double...

Macadamia Rum Balls

Macadamia Rum Balls 250g packet Marie biscuits 1 cup icing sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 2 Tbsp apricot jam 1/4 cup rum 2 Tbsp boiling water 3 tsp instant coffee 100g (approx 30) whole macadamia nuts 200g cooking chocolate, grated 1. Place biscuits into a food processor and process to...

Macadamia Shortbread

Macadamia Shortbread 250g butter 80g caster sugar 30g icing sugar 300g plain flour 75g rice flour 75g macadamia nuts, finely chopped 40g caster sugar, extra 1. Beat the butter, 80g of caster sugar and 30g icing sugar in a bowl until lightly aerated. 2. Sift in the plain flour...

Macadamia Shortcake Slice

Macadamia Shortcake Slice 250g butter, softened to room temperature 3/4 cup superfine sugar 4, 60g eggs 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 200g (1 1/2 cups) macadamia halves 6 Tablespoons warmed apricot conserve 1 Tablespoon extra castor sugar Preheat oven to 180C / 350F. Grease a 30cm x20cm x 3-4cm...

Macaron Cooking with Sares

Posted in Taste Forum – Bake Club 2011 – February Macarons All Photo’s and Instructions © by Sares Macaron Cooking with Sares Don’t worry – they aren’t as hard as you may think and everyone will think you’re a genius for making them! WARNING: If you don’t like following...

Macaroni Cheese

Macaroni Cheese 500g macaroni 80g butter 40g (1/4 cup) plain flour 1 litre full cream milk, warmed 1 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 90g (1 cup) grated gruyere 80g (1 cup) grated mature cheddar 100g (1 1/2 cups) finely grated parmesan 2 cups fresh, coarse breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons olive oil l....

Macaroni Cheese with Ham and Corn

Macaroni Cheese with Ham and Corn 1 cup (105 g / 3 1/2 oz) macaroni 30 g (1 oz) milk-free margarine 1 tablespoon plain flour 300 ml (10 fl oz) soy or rice milk 100 g (3 1/3 oz) ham, chopped 1 cup (155 g / 5 oz) fresh...

Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad 1 cup macaroni 1/2 capsicum (preferably red) 1 stalk celery 2 eschalots or 1 onion 1 small can corn kernels (150g) 1. Fill a large saucepan 3/4 full with water and bring to boil. 2. Add macaroni and cook 10 mins. Test for tenderness. 3. Drain through...

Macarons with White Chocolate and Raspberry Ganache

Macarons with White Chocolate and Raspberry Ganache Serves 40 130g pure icing sugar 110g almond meal 105g egg-white (about 2), at room temperature, left out overnight 65g caster sugar 4-5 drops rose food colouring White Chocolate and Raspberry Ganache: 50ml pouring cream 100g white chocolate 45g raspberries, coarsely chopped...

Madeira Cake

Madeira Cake 175g butter, at room temperature 175g caster sugar 3 large eggs 250g self-raising flour 3 tbsp (approx) full-cream milk 1 lemon, zest only 1-2 thin pieces of candied citron or lemon peel, to decorate # Pre-heat the oven to 180C. Grease an 18cm/7in round cake tin, line...

Madras Beef Curry

Madras Beef Curry Serves 4 to 6 2 tablespoons ground coriander 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon chilli powder (optional) 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons grated ginger 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1kg chuck steak,...

Magic Slice

Magic Slice 1 1/2 cups crushed plain sweet biscuits 75g butter, melted 1 cup milk choc bits 1 cup raisins 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup flaked almonds 395g can sweetened condensed milk 1. Preheat oven to 180c. Grease a 18cm x 28cm lamington pan. 2. Combine biscuit crumbs...

Make-Ahead Chocolate Cheesecake Loaf

Make-Ahead Chocolate Cheesecake Loaf 375g cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup sour cream 2 x 50g bars violet crumble, crushed 250g pkt sponge finger biscuits 3/4 cup mango nectar 200g good quality dark chocolate, broken into squares 100ml thickened cream chocolate for...

Malaysian Beef and Aubergine Curry

Malaysian Beef and Aubergine Curry 1 onion 3-4 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp sunflower oil 500g diced braising beef 1 large aubergine, cut into chunks 2 Tbsp red Thai curry paste 1 Tbsp fish sauce 400ml can coconut milk boiled rice, to serve 1. Very finely chop the onion and...

Malibu and Coconut Truffles

Malibu and Coconut Truffles 60ml (1/4 cup) coconut cream 360g white chocolate, chopped 2 Tbsp Malibu coconut liqueur 65g (1 cup) shredded coconut 1. Place coconut cream, half the chocolate and the Malibu in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan half-filled with simmering water (make sure bowl doesn’t touch...

Malted Egg Flip

Malted Egg Flip Serves 4 3 cups milk 4 eggs 1/4 cup malt powder 3 teaspoons vanilla Place all ingredients into a blender and blend mixture until smooth. Pour into glasses, top with chocolate shavings and sprinkle with a little nutmeg....

Malteser Biscuits

Malteser Biscuits Makes 55 250g butter, softened 1/3 C white sugar 1/3 C brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 C condensed milk 2 tsps vanilla essence 165g packet maltesers, roughly chopped 2 C self -raising flour, sifted 1/2 C plain flour, sifted 1. Preheat oven to 180C. 2. Beat butter...

Malteser Fudge Slice

Malteser Fudge Slice Serves 16 1 Cup self raising flour 3/4 cup cocoa powder 120g maltesers 2 eggs lightly beaten 3/4 cup sugar 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 x 200g light vanilla Fruche Icing sugar (optional) 1. Preheat oven to 180 and coat a lamington tin with cooking spray....

Malteser Muffins

Malteser Muffins 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 cup crushed Maltesers, plus extra 12 to decorate 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 3/4 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter 1/4 cup milk Caramel Icing: 1 1/2...

Malteser Slice

Malteser Slice 100g butter 200g milk chocolate 3 T golden syrup 225g finely crushed digestive biscuits 225g maltesers Melt together the butter, chocolate and syrup then add the crushed biscuits and the maltesers. Mix together quickly then pour into a lined Swiss roll tin and chill until set. For...

Mandarin Chicken

Mandarin Chicken 4 x dark meat chicken quarters 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup orange marmalade 2 Tbsp butter or margarine, melted 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp dry mustard 1/4 tsp ground white pepper Rinse chicken quarters with cold water; pat dry. Place chicken...

Mandarin Orange Muffins

Mandarin Orange Muffins 1 (11 oz) can mandarin oranges 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp allspice 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup shortening 1 egg, slightly beaten 1/3 cup milk Topping: 1/4 cup melted butter 1/4 cup...

Mango and Berry Shake

Mango and Berry Shake Serves: 4 1 large mango (about 500g), peeled, stoned and cut into wedges 2 cups rockmelon chunks 300g frozen unsweetened raspberries 1 1/2 cups (375ml) soy milk 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground ginger Working in...

Mango and Coconut Lassi

Mango and Coconut Lassi Serving size: Serves 2 1 cup Australian low fat natural yoghurt, well chilled 1 cup Australian low fat milk, well chilled 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 3/4 cup chopped fresh or canned mango 1-2 drops coconut essence Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until...

Mango and Passionfruit Trifle

Mango and Passionfruit Trifle 1 cup sweet sherry 1 cup passionfruit pulp (about 10 passionfruit) 1/2 packet (125g) thick sponge-finger biscuits (Savoiardi) 4 large ripe mangoes, cut into thick slices 600ml pouring cream Vanilla bean, split in half 6 egg yolks 3 Tbsp caster sugar 2 tsp cornflour 300ml...

Mango And Peach Gel (Age: 6 months +)

Mango And Peach Gel Age: 6 months + Makes 2 baby portions or one older child/adult portion 10g Gelatine 1 cup boiling water 80g pureed peach 80g pureed mango In a bowl, sprinkle gelatine onto the boiling water and stir thoroughly to ensure it dissolves completely. Add the puréed...

Mango Bread

Mango Bread 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon 3/4 cup cooking oil 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3 eggs 2 cups diced mangos 1/4 cup walnuts 1/2 cup coconut, shredded Sift flour, salt, soda, and cinnamon together. Make a well...

Mango Cheesecake

Mango Cheesecake 400 grams Cream cheese diced 200 grams Whipped cream 6 large Mangoes, fresh pureed 300-400 grams Caster sugar 4 teaspoons Vanilla essence 60 grams Gelatine dissolved in hot water. 50 ml Lemon juice 600 grams Sweet biscuits (eg. Teddy Bear) Melted butter Strawberries for decoration 1 x...

Mango Chicken

Mango Chicken 1kg skinless, boneless chicken breasts cut into 1/2-inch strips 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 1/2 cups mango nectar 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed In a large pan, cook chicken in oil until brown on all sides, about 5...

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...

Mango Daiquiri

Mango Daiquiri 3/4 cup chopped mango 1/3 cup lime juice 3 tbsp sugar 1/3 cup rum 4 cups crushed ice Put all ingredients in blender and blend to a smooth consistency....

Mango Daiquiri Mousse

Mango Daiquiri Mousse Serves 4 1 tablespoon gelatine 1/4 cup white rum 2 large mangoes juice and finely grated rind of 2 limes 2 eggs, separated 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 cup heavy cream, lightly whipped Whisk the gelatine into the rum and warm over boiling water or in...

Mango Fruit Cake

Mango Fruit Cake 1 x 425g Mango slices in natural Juice 500g Mixed dried fruit 1/2 cup water 1 1/2 teaspoons bi carbonate of soda 1 1/2 cups self raising flour 2 eggs – lightly beaten Grease a 15cm x 25cm loaf pan. Line base and sides with baking...

Mango Ice Cream

Mango Ice Cream 2 ripe mangoes 284ml (1/2 pint) single cream 125g (4 oz) icing sugar, sifted juice of 2 limes or small lemons # Cut the mangoes in half lengthways, scrape out the flesh and discard the stones. Place the flesh in an electric blender or food processor...

Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi 1 cup skim milk 200g natural low-fat yoghurt 1 small mango, peeled and mashed crushed ice 1. Place milk, yoghurt and mango into a blender and blend until smooth. 2. Pour over crushed ice and serve....

Mango Lassi

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Mango Lassi Serves 4 2 large ripe mangoes or 4 frozen mango cheeks 1 cup (280 g) natural yoghurt 100ml milk Zest and juice of 1 lime Brown sugar or honey, to taste (optional) A sprig of mint, to garnish 1. Place...

Mango Margarita

Mango Margarita 1 mango, skinned and seeded 2 cups ice cubes 1 cup margarita mix 1/3 cup tequila 2 slices mangoes (to garnish) 2 slices lemons or limes, for garnish salt, for rim of glass 1. Blend first four ingredients in a blender till smooth. 2. Lime and salt...

Mango Mimosas

Mango Mimosas Servings 6 1/2 cup orange juice 1-2 tsp lime juice 1/2 cup ice cubes 1 bottle sparkling wine 1 large mango In a blender, mix the fruit from 1 large mango and orange juice. Blend until smooth. Add 1-2 tsp. lime juice and ice cubes and blend...

Mango Pancakes

Mango Pancakes Serves 4 to 6 Pancakes: 3/4 cup plain flour 3/4 cup powdered sugar 4 tablespoons shredded fresh coconut 2 mangoes, pureed 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup cooked and cooled rice 1 to 2 tablespoons oil Filling: 1 mango, chopped 1/2 cup fresh cream 2 tablespoons powdered...

Mango Parfait

Mango Parfait 6 egg yolks 200 grams castor sugar 250ml milk 200ml mango puree 10ml vanilla essence 350ml whipped cream 1. In a suitable sized bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar together until the mix is smooth and creamy. 2. Heat the milk in a sauce pan until...

Mango Smoothie

Mango Smoothie 2 or 3 mangoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate 1 cup milk 8 ice cubes, crushed in the blender In blender, add the mangoes, orange juice concentrate, and milk to the crushed ice. Blend on high until all the ingredients are...

Mango Sorbet and Passionfruit Meringues

Mango Sorbet and Passionfruit Meringues Serves: Serves 6 85g packet passionfruit jelly 1 1/2 cups (375ml) boiling water 2 large (860g) mangoes 6 x 7cm round pavlova shells (meringue nests) 6 scoops mango sorbet 3 passionfruit 1. Dissolve jelly crystals in boiling water (disregard packet directions); cool to room...

Mango Strawberry Daiquiri

Mango Strawberry Daiquiri 3 large strawberries 1/2 cup light rum juice of 2 limes 2 tbsp sugar 2 cups crushed ice strawberries for garnish 1 cup mango chunks In a blender, combine all ingredients until smooth and frothy. Pour into chilled glasses and serve with strawberry garnishes....

Mango Tango Smoothie

Mango Tango Smoothie 1/2 cup mango, peeled and diced 1/2 cup plain non-fat yogurt crushed ice sprig of fresh mint for garnish Place mango, yogurt and ice in a blender or food processor and whirl away. Pour into glass and garnish with a mint sprig if desired. You may...

Mango Upside-Down Cake

Mango Upside-Down Cake 2 cups ripe mangoes, sliced 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup shortening 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup milk 1-1/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder Pour lemon juice over mangoes and...

Mango, Almond and Honey Breakfast Smoothie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Mango, Almond and Honey Breakfast Smoothie 2 Servings 1 mango 400ml skim milk 1/2 cup low-fat natural yoghurt 2 tablespoons almond meal 1 tablespoon Manuka honey Ice cubes Peel and chop mango and place in a blender with skim milk, low-fat natural yoghurt, almond meal,...

Mangomisu

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Mangomisu Serves 6 500g mascarpone cheese 600ml thickened cream 1/3 cup (50g) icing sugar 2 egg yolks 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 1/2 cup (125ml) Grand Marnier Juice of 2 oranges 300g savoiardi (sponge finger biscuits) 3 mangoes, flesh sliced 1cm...

Maple and Pecan Biscuits

Maple and Pecan Biscuits Makes: about 60 185g unsalted butter, softened 185g soft brown sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg or egg substitute 280g plain all purpose flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 120g finely chopped pecans whole pecans to decorate 1. Cream...

Maple and Walnut Ice Cream

Maple and Walnut Ice Cream Serves 6 450ml double cream 142ml single cream 25g soft brown sugar 6 Tablespoons maple syrup 4 Tablespoons dark rum 75g walnut pieces, chopped Place the creams, sugar, syrup and rum in a bowl and whip until it holds its shape. Fold in the...

Marinara Sauce

Marinara Sauce Serves 4 1/4 cup olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/2 cup dry white wine 2 cups Italian tomato pasta sauce 1/2 cup fish stock 750g fresh seafood marinara mix 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped 1. Heat oil in a...

Marinated Lamb Fillets on Creamy Polenta

Marinated Lamb Fillets on Creamy Polenta Serves 4 12 lamb fillets, trimmed 1/4 cup oregano leaves 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, sliced freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/2 cup red currant jelly 1/4 cup water Creamy Polenta 1 litre chicken stock 1 cup polenta 1/2 cup...

Mars Bar Brownie

Mars Bar Brownie Makes 20 80g margarine 2 44.5g Mars bars, roughly chopped 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour 25g (1/4 cup) cocoa 25g (1/4 cup) pecans, chopped 200g (1 cup) firmly packed brown sugar 220g (1 cup) caster sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten Preheat oven to 180C. Spray a...

Mars Bar Cake

Mars Bar Cake 168g bittersweet chocolate 115g unsalted butter 60g all-purpose flour 4 egg yolks 4 egg whites 100g white sugar 100g chocolate covered nougat and almonds 30ml heavy cream Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch springform pan. In the...

Mars Bar Cheesecake

Mars Bar Cheesecake 250g plain chocolate biscuits 150g butter, melted, plus 20g butter extra 300ml thickened cream 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 50g milk chocolate, finely chopped 3 teaspoons gelatine 1/4 cup (60ml) boiling water 2 x 250g packets cream cheese (room temperature) 1/2 cup (120g) caster sugar 3 x...

Mars Bar Chocolate Cake

Mars Bar Chocolate Cake 230 g butter 8 mars bars 2 cup sugar 4 eggs 1 1/4 cup buttermilk 2 1/2 cup SR flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp vanilla Melt butter and mars bars. Then slowly fold in rest of ingredients. Bake at 180’C for 45 mins....

Mars Bar Crackles

Mars Bar Crackles 200g Mars bars, chopped 2 Tbsp thin cream 2 tsp cocoa powder, sifted 3 cups Rice Bubbles Place the Mars bars, thin cream and cocoa in a heatproof bowl over simmering water, making sure bowl does not touch water. Stir until melted and smooth. Place Rice...

Mars Bar Mud Cake

Mars Bar Mud Cake Serves 16 400g butter, chopped 400g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2 cups caster sugar 6 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 2 x 60g Mars Bars, chilled, chopped double thick cream, to serve (optional) 1. Preheat oven to 160°C....

Mars Bar Slice

Mars Bar Slice 3 cups Kellogg’s rice bubbles 3x60g MARS bars, chopped 75g butter 1 teaspoon golden syrup 150g dark cooking chocolate, chopped 1. Place mars bars in heatproof bowl with butter and golden syrup. Microwave on high for about 1 1/2 minutes or until mars bars are melted....

Mars Bar Slice

Photo by barbieclone Mars Bar Slice 3 Mars Bars 90g butter 3 cups rice bubbles 200g melted chocolate Grease and line slice tin with baking paper. Melt Mars Bars with butter and mix with rice bubbles. Pour mixture into tin. Melt chocolate and pour over slice. Let slice set...

Mars Bar Slice

Mars Bar Slice 5-6 regular sized Mars Bars 1 tbsp margarine or butter 1 cup Rice Bubbles or Coco Pops(for a real chocolate flavour) 1 tbsp honey 1/2 cup chopped almonds 1/2 slab cooking chocolate Soften the Mars Bars in a bowl in the microwave until just soft and...

Marshmallow Cones

Marshmallow Cones 2 tablespoons gelatine 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup raspberry cordial extra 1/2 cup water 2 cups caster sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice red food colouring 18 multi-coloured ice-cream cups assorted mixed lollies 1/2 cup hundreds and thousands 1. Sprinkle gelatine over water in a bowl; stand for...

Marshmallow Cupcakes

Photo by Mem Marshmallow Cupcakes 125g butter 140g (2/3 cup) caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla essence 2 eggs 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour, sifted 50g (1/3 cup) plain flour, sifted 80ml (1/3 cup) milk 105g (1/3 cup) raspberry jam 125ml (1/2 cup) water 5 tsp gelatine powder 140g (2/3...

Marshmallow Slice

Marshmallow Slice Base: 3 crushed Weet-Bix 3/4 cup Brown Sugar 1 cup desiccated Coconut 1 cup Plain Flour 125g Butter Filling: 2 cups Sugar 1 1/2 tbsp Gelatine 1 1/2 cups Water Red Food Colouring Vanilla Essence, to taste Topping: 90g White Vegetable shortening 1 cup Drinking Chocolate Preheat...

Marshmallow Slice

Marshmallow Slice 1 packet Marie biscuits – crushed 125g butter – melted 100g packet pink marshmallows 1 tablespoon gelatine 1/4 cup milk 1 small bottle of cream 1 pkt red jelly 1 cup boiling water 1 cup cold water 1. Mix together the biscuits and butter thoroughly, then press...

Marshmallow Squares

Marshmallow Squares 50g butter 225g marshmallows 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence 150g Rice Bubbles Melt butter in a saucepan, add marshmallows and cook over a low heat, stirring constantly until marshmallows are melted and mixture well blended. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla essence. Add Rice Bubbles and stir...

Marshmallows

Marshmallows 4 Tbsp gelatine 1 cup warm water 4 cups sugar 2 cups boiling water 1/2 tsp vanilla (optional) 2 tsp citric lemon juice icing sugar cornflour (gluten free) Sprinkle gelatine over warm water and stir to dissolve. Put sugar and boiling water into a large saucepan. Stir in...

Marshmallows

Marshmallows 2 Tablespoons gelatine 1/2 cup water 2 cups sugar 1 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla essence food colouring 1. Combine the first measure of water and the gelatine; leave to swell for 10 minutes. 2. Place sugar and the second measure of water in a large saucepan. Heat...

Mascarpone Ice-Cream

Mascarpone Ice-Cream 500ml milk 6 egg yolk 250g caster sugar 2 vanilla pods 500g mascarpone 1. Custard: Place the milk in a sauce pan. Cut through the centre of the vanilla pods and spoon the seeds into the milk and place the pods in the milk. Place the milk...

Mashed Apple (Age: 4 months +)

Mashed Apple Age: 4 months + 2 fresh apples Wash and peel fruit, then slice, removing core. Place in a small saucepan with 1 tablespoon of boiling water. Simmer gently with lid on until tender, or microwave. When apple is cool, fork mash until smooth. Place 1-2 tablespoons in...

Massaman Beef Curry

Massaman Beef Curry Serves 2 400g beef, cut into well pieces (can use other meat) 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 tablespoon salt 1 cup potato, peel and cut into big chunks 1 tablespoon masaman curry paste 1 tablespoon tamarind 1 cinnamon stick 1/4 cup cashew 2...

Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf Serves 10-12 2 kg lean mince steak 500g sausage mince 2 onions, peeled and diced 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 2 x 425g cans tomatoes 1/2 cup tomato sauce 2 cups diced bread 4 x 60g eggs 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper, to taste...

Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf 500g lean mince 1 onion finely chopped 1 egg Approx 3/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 cup grated carrot sprinkle of parsley flakes a dash of tomato sauce, BBQ sauce and Worcestershire sauce minced garlic or fresh garlic (optional) pinch of salt and pepper Mix all ingredients together. Press...

Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf 1 pound ground beef 1 slice of bread 1 egg 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 small onion, finely chopped 2 large carrots, shredded 1/4 teaspoon basil 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt ketchup or barbeque sauce Put the ground beef in a large mixing bowl....

Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf 4 slices white bread, torn into pieces 1kg minced beef 1 medium brown onion, peeled and cut into eighths 2 garlic cloves 2 celery stalks, cut into 2-inch pieces 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 large egg 1 cup...

Meat Lovers Pizza

Meat Lovers Pizza 250g very lean beef mince sprinkle pepper salt 2 Tablespoons tomato salsa dip – medium light shredded cheese sprinkle chives, chopped fresh parsley, chopped sprinkle paprika 1. Heat an electric frying pan on high until hot. Line with baking paper. Press the mince onto baking paper...

Meat Patties (Age: 12 months+)

Meat Patties 12 months+ 500gm mince (beef, chicken, pork etc) 2 slices of bread made into breadcrumbs 1/2 onion finely sliced 1/4 tin of Watties savoury tomatoes (any flavour) 1 egg Add anything else that appeals. Mix all ingredients well. Heat oven to 180C. Roll teaspoons of mixture in...

Meat Pie

Meat Pie Serves 6 Shortcrust Pastry: 3/4 cup plain flour 1/3 cup self-raising flour 90g butter, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons water Filling: 1 tablespoon oil 2 rashers bacon, chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 750g beef mince 2 tablespoons plain flour, extra 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1/2 cup...

Meat Puree

Meat Puree Steamed, diced breast of chicken without skin, or piece of tender roast beef, or tender meat from stew. You need a food processor to really blend meat smoothly. Add a little boiled water or gravy until pur̩e is the consistency of thick gravy. Serve 1/2 Р1...

Meatballs

Meatballs 500g beef mince 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1 egg 3 rashers bacon, diced salt and pepper to taste Sauce: 825g tomato soup water Mix all meatball ingredients together with hands, then make into golf ball sized balls. Place in casserole dish. Cover with tin...

Meatballs in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Meatballs in Creamy Mushroom Sauce Serves 12 Mushroom Sauce: 2 x 440g can mushrooms in butter sauce 2 cups beef stock 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup sherry 2 teaspoons paprika 2 cups sour cream 1kg minced beef 500g pork mince 2 x 60g eggs 1/2 cup chopped parsley Salt...

Meatballs in Tomato and Yoghurt Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Meatballs in Tomato and Yoghurt Sauce Meatballs: 1 onion 500g lamb mince 2cm piece of ginger, grated 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg ~ Grate the onion, put it in a sieve and use...

Meatballs, Euro and Asian Style

Meatballs, Euro and Asian Style These meatballs have lots of flavour and are great with so many things: mashed potato, roast vegetables, pasta and tomato sauce etc. They are quite heavy and have lots of flavour. 1 pound ground beef 1 large egg 1 cup bread crumbs 1 small...

Meatloaf

Meatloaf Serving size: Serves 8 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large onions, finely diced 2 sticks celery, finely diced 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 3 slices white bread, crusts removed and cut into squares 3 rashers bacon or pancetta, diced 500g beef mince 500g sausage mince 2 teaspoons ground...

Meatloaf

Meatloaf 500g lean minced beef 1 med carrot (grated) 1 zucchini (grated) 1 med onion (grated) Large sprig parsley (chopped) 1 cup breadcrumbs Quarter cup BBQ sauce Quarter cup tomato sauce 1 egg Good sprinkle mixed herbs salt and freshly ground black pepper A little olive or canola oil...

Meatloaf

Meatloaf 500 g of mince 1 finely diced onion 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 tsp salt pepper 1/2 tsp 1/2 cup grated raw carrot 1/2 cup diced bacon 2 tbsp tomato or BBQ sauce 1 tsp of beef stock powder Put in a large bowl and mix thoroughly....

Meatloaf with Barbecue Sauce

Photo by Denise C Meatloaf with Barbecue Sauce Serves 4 500g sausage mince 500g minced steak 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs 2 onions 2 teaspoons curry powder salt, pepper 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water Sauce: 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/4...

Meatloaf with BBQ Sauce

Meatloaf with BBQ Sauce 500g sausage mince 500g minced steak 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs 2 onions 2 teaspoons curry powder salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water Combine sausage mince, minced steak, breadcrumbs, peeled and finely chopped onion, curry...

Mediterranean Chicken Casserole

Mediterranean Chicken Casserole 2 tsp olive oil 8 chicken lovely legs 1 large brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 3 celery sticks, trimmed, cut into 2cm-thick slices 2 garlic cloves, crushed 200g button mushrooms, thickly sliced 2 x 400g cans diced Italian tomatoes chicken stock cube 150g (1 cup) frozen...

Mediterranean Pies

Mediterranean Pies 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 100g mushrooms 4 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 1 small zucchini, grated 2 artichoke hearts, quartered 1/3 cup tasty cheese grated 1. Heat oil in a Skillet; cook onion until oftened. Add mushrooms and tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from...

Mega Chocolate Fudge Cake

Mega Chocolate Fudge Cake Serves 8 This cake is best made using a food processor, as you can simply add everything and blitz it up together, but you can easily make it by hand if you buy ground almonds and grate the chocolate into the mix. 200g good-quality dark...

Melba Sauce

Melba Sauce 350g raspberries 50g icing sugar, sifted Place the raspberries and icing sugar in a blender or food processor. Blend to a puree, then sieve to remove the pips. Serve with vanilla ice cream. Makes 150ml...

Melt and Mix Banana Bread

Melt and Mix Banana Bread Makes approximately 24 slices 55g (1/4 cup) firmly packed brown sugar 30g (1/4 cup) almonds, chopped 375ml sour cream 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 125g unsalted butter, melted 1 cup caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 tsp baking...

Melt and Mix Chocolate Chunk Mud Cake

Melt and Mix Chocolate Chunk Mud Cake 200g butter chopped 300g good quality dark chocolate (please use good quality) 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup caster sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup self raising flour 1. Preheat oven to 160c. Great and line a...

Melt-and-Mix Chocolate Chunk Mud Cake

Melt-and-Mix Chocolate Chunk Mud Cake 200g butter, chopped 300g good-quality dark chocolate 1/4 cup hot water 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup caster sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup self-raising flour pure icing sugar, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Grease a 6cm...

Melting Moments

Melting Moments 125g butter 2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1/2 cup cornflour, sifted 1/2 cup plain flour, sifted 125g dark chocolate, chopped 15g solid white vegetable shortening Orange Cream: 30g butter 3 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp grated orange rind 1 tsp Cointreau 1 tsp orange juice Cream...

Melting Moments

Melting Moments 125g butter or marg 100g sugar 1 egg vanilla essence 150g self-raising flour crushed cornflakes Cream butter and sugar and beat in egg and a few drops of vanilla. Work in flour and mix to a smooth dough. Wet the hands, divide the mixture into small balls....

Mem’s Chocolate Mousse

Mem’s Chocolate Mousse 200g Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate 2 Tablespoons Glucose 3 eggs separated 15g powdered gelatine 45ml hot water 150ml double cream To Serve: whipped cream strawberries 1. Put the chocolate and glucose into a bowl over a pan of hot water and melt (or microwave on low...