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Bacon and Tomato Pasta

Bacon and Tomato Pasta 5 rashers of bacon 1 onion chopped 1/2 tin of pineapple 1 tin of crushed tomatoes 1 tbsp of tomato paste garlic, basil and oregano oil 1. Fry bacon and onion in a little oil. 2. Add pineapple and herbs. 3. Add tomatoes and tomato...

Bacon and Tomato Pizza

Bacon and Tomato Pizza Parmesan Thin Crust Pizza Dough: 3/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F.) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 2 cups bread flour 2 teaspoons instant active dry yeast # Add all the ingredients in the bread pan of...

Bacon Fried Rice

Bacon Fried Rice 3/4 pound bacon 3 eggs 4 tablespoons Oil 4 tablespoons soy sauce 4 cups cold cooked rice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup green onions, chopped Fry bacon very crispy, drain, cut in 1/4″ strips and set aside. Beat eggs until white and yolk are well mixed,...

Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Cheese Sauce

Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Cheese Sauce Serves 2 2 chicken fillets, skin off, pounded flat to about 2cms 1 clove garlic chopped rosemary and oregano about 1 Tbsp butter 2 rashers bacon black pepper 2 Tbsp cream 1/4 cup grated cheese 1 Tbsp parmesan cheese Melt the butter. Add...

Bacon, Cabbage and Cauliflower Soup

Bacon, Cabbage and Cauliflower Soup 1 tablespoon butter 6 rashers of rindless bacon, chopped 2 leeks, sliced 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1/2 medium cauliflower, cut into floretes 1/2 medium cabbage, shredded 5 cups chicken stock salt and pepper 2 spring onions, chopped dollop of sour cream sweet paprika...

Bacon, Cheese and Rice Pie

Bacon, Cheese and Rice Pie Preheat the oven to 200c. Grease a 20cm springform tin with melted butter. Cut the crusts off 6-8 slices of white toast bread. Spread each slice with butter. Line the tin with slices buttered-side down and corners sticking up. Place 2 cups of cooled...

Bacon, Tomato and Mushroom Omelette

Bacon, Tomato and Mushroom Omelette Serves 1 2 eggs 1 Tbsp milk salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tsp olive oil 50g mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 rasher bacon, finely chopped 1/2 tomato, finely chopped 5g butter 1/4 cup grated cheddar 1. Use a fork to whisk eggs and milk...

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp and Scallops

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp and Scallops Serves 8 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 24 large sea scallops, trimmed and well drained Juice and zest of 2 limes 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil 2 Tbsp grill seasoning or coarse salt and black pepper 2 tsp hot red-pepper flakes 24 slices centre-cut...

Bagels

Bagels Makes 12 Bagels 25g fresh yeast 500ml lukewarm water 1 tbsp salt 2 tbsp honey, clear 750g – 850g strong bread flour egg white for brushing 1. Dissolve the yeast in the water and add honey and salt. 2. Add flour a little at a time and mix...

Baguette with Egg, Dill Pesto and Prosciutto

Baguette with Egg, Dill Pesto and Prosciutto Makes 30 8 thin slices prosciutto 45g fresh dill sprigs 75g pine nuts, toasted 60g Parmesan, finely grated 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/3 cup (80ml) virgin olive oil 1 French bread stick, sliced diagonally 2 teaspoons butter 7 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3...

Bailey’s Cheesecake

Photo by Alecia Bailey’s Cheesecake 100g butter 250g digestive biscuits, crushed 600g Philadelphia cream cheese 1 mini shot of Bailey’s (15ml) 100g icing sugar 300ml double cream, whipped 100g grated chocolate Garnish: 200ml double cream, whipped cocoa powder, to dust 1. Melt the butter in a pan and add...

Bailey’s Fudge

Bailey’s Fudge 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 cup white sugar 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup Irish Cream liqueur 2 1/4 cups icing sugar, sifted Grease an 8-inch square pan and line with parchment paper so...

Baileys

Baileys 1 can condensed milk 1 can reduce cream 1 teaspoon chocolate topping 1 egg 2 teaspoons coffee 1 cup whiskey (can vary to taste) Place all the ingredients into a blender. Bottle and keep in the fridge. Keeps for approx 2 months....

Baileys

Baileys 3 Eggs 1 Carton Cream 1 Can Condensed Milk 1 tsp Coconut Essence Place ingredients into a blender for about 30 seconds. Add: 1 – 1.5 cups Scotch Whiskey 1 tsp Chocolate Essence 1 tsp Caramel Essence Blend well for about 20 seconds. Pour into glasses and enjoy....

Baileys and Banana Bread and Butter Pudding

Baileys and Banana Bread and Butter Pudding 1/2 a loaf of pre-sliced white bread (crusts removed ) 55g/2oz or pack of butter, softened 140g/5oz caster sugar seeds from 1 vanilla pod 8 free-range eggs 500ml/18fl oz double cream 565ml/1 pint milk 4 shots of baileys 5 bananas 4 tablespoons...

Baileys Balls

Baileys Balls 1 packet of Milk Arrowroot Biscuits (crushed) I tin small condensed milk 3/4 cup coconut 2 tablespoons of cocoa 6 (or more) tablespoons of Baileys Mix it all together and the roll into balls and cover with remaining coconut....

Baileys Berry Frappe

Baileys Berry Frappe 50mL Baileys 50mL milk Large dash of honey 3-4 strawberries Blend all ingredients with 2-3 ice cubes. Serve in a glass over crushed ice. Garnish with a strawberry....

Baileys Choc Fudge

Baileys Choc Fudge Makes 16 Melted butter, to grease 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 100g butter, cubed 255g (1 1/4 cups, firmly packed) brown sugar 2 Tbsp glucose syrup 150g good-quality dark chocolate, finely chopped 60ml (1/4 cup) Baileys Original Irish Cream liqueur 1. Brush a 20cm...

Baileys Coffee Frappe

Baileys Coffee Frappe 50mL Baileys 15mL Johnnie Walker Red Label scotch whiskey (optional) 50mL milk Dash of honey 2 heaped tsp instant coffee 1 small cup boiling water Blend two heaped teaspoons of instant coffee with one small cup of boiling water. Use 60mL of this liquid to make...

Baileys Dream Shake

Baileys Dream Shake 2 oz Bailey’s Irish cream 2 scoops vanilla ice cream splash of cream Blend ingredients for 30 seconds....

Baileys Irish Cream

Baileys Irish Cream 3 tins Nestle condensed milk 3 tins Carnation evaporated milk 3 x 300ml Bulla thickened cream 1 1/2 x 250g blocks Cadbury chocolate 6 teaspoon vanilla essence 700ml Scotch Whisky Optional – 1 1/2 teaspoon Coffee # Melt chocolate in a double saucepan. Heat condensed milk...

Baileys Irish Cream Cheesecake

Baileys Irish Cream Cheesecake 12 to 15 Oreo cookies 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 1/4 cups sugar 4 teaspoons cornstarch 3 2/3 cups cream cheese, at room temperature 3 large eggs 1/2 cup half-and-half 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup Bailey’s Irish Cream 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted...

Baileys Rocky Road Fudge

Baileys Rocky Road Fudge Makes: 12 slices 50ml Baileys Irish Cream liqueur 200g good-quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped 20g unsalted butter 1/3 cup (100g) sweetened condensed milk 50g chopped unsalted pistachio kernels 75g roughly crushed shortbread biscuits 200g mini marshmallows (or regular marshmallows, chopped) 150g white chocolate, roughly chopped...

Baileys Spiced Frappe

Baileys Spiced Frappe 50mL Baileys 50mL milk Dash of honey 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg Blend all ingredients with 2-3 ice cubes. Serve in a glass over crushed ice. Garnish with a sprinkle of nutmeg or a cinnamon stick....

Baileys, Cream Cheese and Chocolate Muffins

Baileys, Cream Cheese and Chocolate Muffins 90g cream cheese 1 1/2 Tbsp Bailey’s Irish Cream 1 egg 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup water 50g butter, melted 100g chocolate, grated 1 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 3 Tbsp cocoa 1/2 cup sugar 1. Beat cream...

Baked Apple (Age: 8 months +)

Baked Apple Age: 8 months + 1 red eating apple 1 teaspoon honey a little butter cinnamon, nutmeg (for older children) Wash, dry and core apple a little more then halfway through. Fill cavity with honey, butter and spices. Slit the skin around the centre of the apple to...

Baked Apples

Baked Apples 6 Large cooking apples 3/4 Cup orange juice 2 Teaspoons grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon lemon rind grated 3/4 Cup rose wine 1/4 Teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 Cup brown sugar Whipped cream Remove core from apples and place in crockpot. Mix together all other ingredients except whipped cream....

Baked Apples

Baked Apples Serves 12 1 cup dried fruits 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 80g butter 12 small Granny Smith apples, washed and cored 1 litre water 2 tablespoons sugar 1. Mix together the dried fruits, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter. 2. Fill the centre of each apple...

Baked Bananas in Foil

Baked Bananas in Foil 4 ripe bananas, peeled 1/4 cup water 3 tablespoons sugar 1/2 cup apricot preserves Level 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 2 vanilla beans, split lengthwise 4 pieces aluminium foil, 20cm x 30cm 1. Preheat the oven to 220 C. 2. Bring the water to a boil...

Baked Beans

Baked Beans 375g dried Borlotti or Red Kidney beans, soaked 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 carrots, diced 2 rashers thick streaky bacon, cut into 1cm wide strips 2 red peppers, cut into 2cm squares 1 green pepper, cut into 2cm squares...

Baked Beans and Pumpkin (Age: 6 months +)

Baked Beans and Pumpkin Age: 6 months + 1/2 cup cooked pumpkin 1/2 cup canned baked beans 1 tablespoon of grated cheese Combine all ingredients and heat gently. Mash or blend. Add a little milk if thinner consistency is required....

Baked Blueberry Pecan French Toast With Blueberry Syrup

Baked Blueberry Pecan French Toast With Blueberry Syrup 1 (24-inch) baguette 6 large eggs 2 cups cream 1 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup packed brown sugar (divided use) 1 cup pecans 130g unsalted butter (divided use) 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups blueberries...

Baked Butternut Pumpkin

Baked Butternut Pumpkin 1 medium butternut pumpkin 2 tablespoons margarine 1/2 cup fresh orange juice pinch of ground cinnamon Preheat oven to 175C or 350F. Cut the pumpkin in half and scoop out the seeds, scraping clean. Place the pumpkin in a baking dish and ‘dot’ each half with...

Baked Caramel Bananas

Baked Caramel Bananas 4 ripe bananas, halved lengthways 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 Tbsp apple juice 50g melted butter Vanilla Ice-cream (check the label!) 1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Arrange bananas cut side down over the base of a 24cm ovenproof dish. 2. Combine sugar,...

Baked Carbonara

Baked Carbonara 400g Fettuccine 4 Eggs 2 Cups Cream 1 1/2 Cups Milk 4 Rashers Bacon 1 cup sliced mushroom 1 onion diced 1-2 cloves of garlic A sprinkle of Italian Herbs 1/2 Cup grated Parmesan A sprinkle of grated Cheddar Preheat oven to 180C. Cook the Pasta till...

Baked Cauliflower and Broccoli Cannelloni

Baked Cauliflower and Broccoli Cannelloni 500g broccoli, washed, florets and stalks chopped 500g white cauliflower, same as broccoli 7 cloves garlic, peeled and finely sliced small bunch of fresh thyme, leaves picked 25g tin best quality anchovies in oil, drained and chopped, oil reserved 2-3 small dried chillies, crumbled...

Baked Cheesecake

Baked Cheesecake Cake: 500g Philadelphia Cream Cheese 2/3 cup Splenda “granules” 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tab lemon juice 4 eggs Topping: 500ml carton sour cream 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 3 tsp lemon juice 1 tab Splenda Nutmeg for sprinkling 1. Preheat oven to 180c. 2. Line base of...

Baked Cheesecake ‘Bistro-Style’

Baked Cheesecake ‘Bistro-Style’ 375g plain sweet biscuits 1 Tbsp ground ginger 185g unsalted butter, melted Filling: 500g cream cheese 1 cup castor sugar 4 eggs 2 Tbsp plain floor 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind 1 tsp vanilla essence 500g thick sour cream # Preheat...

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets Serves 4 1 1/3 cups corn flakes 400g boneless, skinless chicken breasts Plain flour, for dusting 1 egg white Preheat oven to 200c. Crush corn flakes until they resemble breadcrumbs. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces. Toss in seasoned flour then in lightly beaten egg...

Baked Chicken with Potatoes

Baked Chicken with Potatoes 1 X 1.5 kg chicken 5 potatoes, cut into wedges 125 ml (1/2 cup olive oil) 1/2 cup grated pecorino cheese 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 2 cups peeled, seeded and chopped tomatoes 2 tablespoons dried oregano 5 cloves garlic salt and pepper to taste 250 ml...

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake 125 g plain chocolate biscuits 1/4 cup chopped almonds 90 g butter, melted 1 tablespoon soft brown sugar Filling: 500 g cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup soft brown sugar 125 g dark chocolate, melted 1/2 cup thickened cream 2 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon grated...

Baked Custard

Baked Custard Serves 4 3 eggs 2 tablespoons caster (superfine) sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 500ml (2 cups) milk 125ml (1/2 cup) cream ground nutmeg, to sprinkle 1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (315°F/ Gas 2-3). Brush a 1.5 litre (6 cup) heatproof dish with a little melted butter....

Baked Ditalini with Three Cheeses

Baked Ditalini with Three Cheeses Servings: 6 1 pound Ditalini, Elbow Macaroni or other medium pasta shape, uncooked 1 cup skim milk 3/4 cup part-skim Ricotta cheese 1/2 cup grated low-fat Cheddar cheese 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground...

Baked Eggplant Hashbrowns

Baked Eggplant Hashbrowns 1 small eggplant salt pepper oregano 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons ricotta cheese # Peel skins off of eggplant and slice the flesh into 1 inch pieces. # Sprinkle with salt/pepper/oregano (to taste) and then sprinkle minced garlic over the top of the eggplant. # Crumble...

Baked Eggs, Italian Style

Photo by Julie O’Malley Baked Eggs, Italian Style 2 serves 2 tomatoes (334g), chopped 1 zucchini (101g), finely chopped 1/2 red capsicum (78g), finely chopped 1 cloves garlic (3g), crushed 2 teaspoons olive oil (10g) 8 kalamata olives, pitted (24g) 4 cage free eggs (236g) 60g reduced fat cheddar,...

Baked Fish Parcels

Baked Fish Parcels Serves one 1 fish fillet 1/4 cup grated carrot 1/4 cup grated zucchini 1 leek, sliced 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 Tbsp lemon juice tsp reduced fat margarine (optional) salt and pepper foil Take a sheet of aluminium foil and grease lightly. Lay the fish fillet...

Baked Fish with Garlic Crumbs

Baked Fish with Garlic Crumbs 4 white fish fillets 75g melted butter 3 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp parsley, chopped 2 cups breadcrumbs Mix together butter and garlic in bowls, place the breadcrumbs and parsley in a bowl and mix well, scatter the mixture in a thick layer over the...

Baked Ham with Sticky Glaze

Baked Ham with Sticky Glaze Serving size: Serves 10 or more 1 x leg ham whole cloves 1 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons dried mustard 60ml cider vinegar 60ml maple syrup Prepare leg ham by cutting through the skin around the shank in a nice pattern. Using your fingers...

Baked Lemon and Coconut Meringue Cheesecake

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Baked Lemon and Coconut Meringue Cheesecake Serves 8 330g Nice biscuits 120g unsalted butter, melted 500g cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup (150g) caster sugar 4 eggs, plus 2 extra egg yolks 1/2 cup (125ml) lemon juice Zest of 1 lemon Meringue Topping:...

Baked Lemon Custard

Baked Lemon Custard Serves: 4 3 eggs 2 egg yolks 60g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 500ml (2 cups) pure cream 250ml (1 cup) milk 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (fan-forced) and lightly grease 4 x 1-cup capacity ramekins (or a 1L capacity baking...

Baked Macadamia Crusted Fish

Baked Macadamia Crusted Fish Serves – 4 4 x 250gm firm white fish fillets, bones removed 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Crust: 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves 1 tablespoon chopped marjoram leaves 1 small clove garlic,...

Baked Manicotti

Baked Manicotti Servings: 6 8 ounces Manicotti, uncooked 1 15-ounce container part-skim Ricotta cheese, whipped until smooth 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup sliced scallions 2 teaspoons parsley flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 26-ounce jar spaghetti sauce Grated Parmesan cheese, for topping...

Baked Marinated Mushrooms

Baked Marinated Mushrooms 500 grams Field or Portobello mushrooms 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup red wine 2 Tbsp brandy 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed freshly ground black pepper 1 crusty loaf of bread olive oil 1 small red onion, peeled and chopped 2-3 rashers bacon, chopped 1...

Baked Mars Bar Cheesecake

Baked Mars Bar Cheesecake Base : 1 cup sweet biscuit crumbs 2 tablespoons butter, melted Filling: 2 x 250g KRAFT PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened at room temperature 3/4 cup castor sugar 2 tablespoons cornflour 1 cup sour cream 3 x 55g eggs, lightly beaten 4 regular mars bars –...

Baked Mushroom, Bacon and Spinach Risotto

Baked Mushroom, Bacon and Spinach Risotto 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 150g button mushrooms, roughly chopped 2 rashers bacon, rind removed, roughly chopped 3/4 cup (150g) arborio rice 2 1/4 cups (560ml) chicken stock 30g baby spinach leaves 1/2 cup (40g) finely grated parmesan 20g butter...

Baked Mushrooms

Baked Mushrooms 2 large field mushrooms 1 clove garlic a few chunks of feta 2 strips palma ham a little pinch of thyme and rosemary 1. Peel the brownish skin from the top of the mushroom and cut out the stork. 2. Chop garlic and herbs, put them in...

Baked Osso Bucco

Baked Osso Bucco Serves 4 1 1/2 kg veal shin on the bone (osso bucco) 2-3 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 x 400g can tomato pieces 1/4 cup tomato paste 1/2 cup red wine 3 cups beef stock Water...

Baked Passionfruit Custards

Baked Passionfruit Custards Makes 6 750ml cream grated zest 1/2 orange 8 egg yolks 150g caster sugar 8 passionfruit Preheat oven to 160°C. Place a tea towel on the bottom of a baking dish large enough to hold six 200ml ramekins. Heat cream and orange zest in a saucepan...

Baked Pear Custard

Baked Pear Custard 1/2 cup pear puree 1/2 cup milk 1 large egg 1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease a small ovenproof dish. 2. Spoon the pear puree into the bottom of the dish. 3. Beat together the milk and egg and pour over the...

Baked Pork Cutlets

Baked Pork Cutlets Serves 2 2 large pork loin cutlets, trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 Roma tomatoes, halved lengthways (optional) 1/2 large red capsicum, seeded and chopped into 2cm...

Baked Potato Balls

Baked Potato Balls 2 Cups of mashed potato (Cold) 1 egg – beaten (for dipping) Crushed cornflakes Shape the cold potato into balls. Dip it in the beaten egg. Roll in crushed cornflakes. Place on a greased oven tray. Bake for about 15 mins on 210 until brown (Oven...

Baked Potatoes

Baked Potatoes Perfect for the barbeque or when cooking for a crowd. Fill the Slow Cooker with like sized scrubbed and buttered potatoes – the Slow Cooker will hold approximately 18-20 potatoes. Sprinkle with seasoned salt, cover and cook on LOW for 8-10 hours. To serve drizzle over sour...

Baked Rice Custard

Baked Rice Custard 2 cups cold cooked rice 4 eggs 2 cups full-cream milk 1/4 cup castor sugar 1 tsp. vanilla essence Cinnamon Grease a 4-cup oven proof dish. Place rice in base of dish. Whisk eggs, sugar, milk and vanilla. Pour over rice. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Place dish...

Baked Rice Pudding

Photo by Julie O’Malley Baked Rice Pudding Serves 4 2 cups (500ml) milk 300ml thin cream 1/2 cup (110g) medium grain (calrose) rice, rinsed, drained 1/2 cup (100g) caster sugar 1 cinnamon stick 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped Pinch of ground nutmeg, plus extra to sprinkle 2 strips...

Baked Ricotta Pasta

Baked Ricotta Pasta 1 large tin diced tomatoes 1 diced onion 1 or 2 cloves of crushed garlic salt, pepper to taste basil, oregano chilli fine chopped mushrooms (optional) olives (optional) fine chopped spinach (optional) capsicum (optional) enough pasta to fill a large casserole dish (about 500grams) 1-2 teaspoons...

Baked Ricotta with Semi Sundried Tomatoes

Baked Ricotta with Semi Sundried Tomatoes 1 round fresh ricotta 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 lemon, juice and zest 155g semi-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 1 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1/3 cup olive oil Place ricotta on a greased baking tray and...

Baked Rockmelon, Exotic Fruits and Sorbet

Baked Rockmelon, Exotic Fruits and Sorbet 2 rockmelons, cut in half 2 cups seasonal exotic fruits, diced small 1 sachet artificial sweetener 1 tsp pure vanilla essence 6 tsp plain yoghurt 6 eggwhites 170g sugar 500g sorbet Remove the pulp from each melon half, leaving the skin intact to...

Baked Salmon Frittata

Baked Salmon Frittata Serves 4. 185g can red salmon, drained 2 medium potatoes, thinly sliced 2 spring onions, chopped small can of sweet corn kernels, drained 4 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup cream salt and black pepper handful of fresh basil or dill 1. Layer salmon, potatoes, onions and sweet...

Baked Sausages

Baked Sausages 500g sausages 2 rashers bacon 1 onion 2 tomatoes 1 cup water 2 tablespoons (2x20mls) tomato sauce 2 tablespoons (2x20mls) Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons (2x20mls) plain flour salt, pepper Preheat oven to 180C. 1. Separate sausages and pierce 3 or 4 times on each side. 2. Place...

Baked Sausages

Baked Sausages Serves 4 500 grams sausages 1 teaspoon mustard 2 teaspoon vinegar 2 bacon rashers 2 teaspoon tomato sauce strips of cheese Split each sausage length wise. Mix mustard, vinegar, salt and tomato sauce and spread on split sausages. Place cheese and bacon strips on each sausage. Place...

Baked Whole Pears Stuffed with Almonds, Orange and Chocolate

Baked Whole Pears Stuffed with Almonds, Orange and Chocolate Throw the following into a food processor until it looks like a crunchy peanut butter: 40g blanched almonds 70g butter 50g sugar zest and juice of 1-2 oranges seeds from 1 vanilla pod or splash of vanilla essence generous splash...

Baked Zucchini in Sour Cream

Baked Zucchini in Sour Cream 1/2 kg zucchini 90g cream cheese 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 carton sour cream paprika Place zucchini in boiling water, reduce heat and simmer 5 mins. Drain, cut in half lengthwise, scoop seeds into a small bowl. Mix...

Baklava

Baklava 165g ground nuts (hazelnuts, almonds or walnuts) 125g chopped nuts (hazelnuts, almonds or walnuts) 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 180g butter or ghee, melted 12 sheets filo pastry Syrup: 1 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon grated orange rind 1/2...

Baklava

Baklava 450 g of chopped walnuts 200 g of chopped almonds 450 g of filo pastry 200 g of unsalted butter 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of water 2 teaspoons of powered cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg For the syrup: 1 cup of Greek honey 1 cup of...

Baklava

Baklava Makes 25 pieces 200g walnuts 300g almonds 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon pinch cloves, optional 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 350g butter, melted 375g packet (approx 26 sheets) filo pastry 1 cup (220g) caster sugar, extra 1/4 cup (60ml) honey 1 cup (250ml) water 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1...

Baklava Salmon

Baklava Salmon Serves 4 1/4 cup melted butter 3 tablespoons whole grain mustard or Dijon mustard 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans, finely chopped 4 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped 4 (4 ounce) salmon fillets fresh ground pepper kosher salt 1 quartered lime...

Balinese Lamb Chops

Balinese Lamb Chops Serves 4 1 tsp peanut oil 12 lamb chops, trimmed 2 brown onions, sliced thinly 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter 1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2/3 cup coconut milk 3/4 cup water 2 Tbsp coarsely chopped coriander 1. Heat oil in large...

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 and Red Wine Glazed Beefsteaks

Balsamic and Red Wine Glazed Beefsteaks 60ml balsamic vinegar 250ml red wine 2 cloves garlic, peeled 4 sprigs fresh thyme 700g piece beef fillet or sirloin Melon Salsa: 160g cubed watermelon 180g cubed honeydew melon 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint Combine vinegar, wine, garlic and thyme in a shallow...

Balsamic Beef and Glass Noodle Salad with Rocket and Parmesan

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Balsamic Beef and Glass Noodle Salad with Rocket and Parmesan Serves 4 400g piece lean rump steak 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 cup (60ml) balsamic vinegar 200g glass noodles (bean thread vermicelli) 1 Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways, thinly sliced on the diagonal...

Balsamic Chicken and Bean Salad

Balsamic Chicken and Bean Salad Serves 4 500g chicken breast, trimmed and sliced 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, quartered 125g beans, trimmed and sliced 100g baby spinach leaves 1. Place chicken into a shallow dish. Toss through...

Balsamic Chicken with Crispy Mint and Pine Nuts

Photo by Julie O’Malley Balsamic Chicken with Crispy Mint and Pine Nuts Serves 3 3 single chicken breasts, skin on 1 1/2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 1/2 Tbsp brown sugar Sauce: 2 tsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup white wine 1...

Balsamic Chicken with Garlic Couscous

Balsamic Chicken with Garlic Couscous Serves 4 4 chicken breasts or thigh fillets or any other piece of cook that you would like 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup chicken stock 2 tablespoons sugar 1 clove garlic, crushed For couscous 1 1/2 cups couscous 2 1/4 cups boiling chicken...

Balsamic Roasted Veal Cutlets

Balsamic Roasted Veal Cutlets Serves 4 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 8 veal cutlets 4 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 red onion, cut into wedges 1 tbsp chopped rosemary 250g cherry tomatoes 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tsp Splenda 2 tbsp chopped parsley # Pre heat oven to 200’C. Heat...

Balsamic Strawberries with Mascarpone Cream

Balsamic Strawberries with Mascarpone Cream Serves: 4 2 punnets ripe strawberries, stalks and hulls removed 4 x 15ml spoons balsamic vinegar 4 x 15ml spoons caster sugar For the mascarpone cream: 2 x 15ml spoons caster sugar 3 egg yolks 4 x 5ml spoons Kirsch 225g mascarpone cheese 150ml...

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...

Balti Chicken Pasanda

Balti Chicken Pasanda 4 tablespoon Greek-style yoghurt Half tablespoon black cumin seeds 4 cardamom pods 6 whole black peppercorns 2 tablespoon garam masala 2.5 cm or 1 in cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon ground almond 1 teaspoon (tsp) garlic pulp 1 tsp ginger pulp 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp...

Balti Potatoes and Coriander

Balti Potatoes and Coriander 250g Fresh coriander 2 Tbsp Oil 125g Grated or finely chopped onion 1 tsp Fresh garlic, ground 250g Peeled potato, cut into 2.5 cm cubes 1 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder (omit for milder taste) 1/2 tsp Turmeric 1 tsp Ground fresh green...

Banana and Berry Smoothie

Banana and Berry Smoothie Serves: 2 375ml (1 1/2 cups) reduced-fat milk 200g container skim milk natural yoghurt 1 ripe small or 1/2 large banana, chopped 1/2 300g pkt frozen or 150g fresh raspberries 1 1/2 Tbsp oat bran 2 tsp honey, or to taste Place the milk, yoghurt,...

Banana and Blueberry Bread

Banana and Blueberry Bread 2 egg whites 1 cup mashed bananas (2 large) 1 punnet blueberries 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 1/2 cups of plain flour 1/2 teaspoon bicarb 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon baking powder # Preheat oven to 160c. # Beat egg whites....

Banana and Carrot Cake

Banana and Carrot Cake 90g butter 1 cup raw sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup grated carrot 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1 Tablespoon baking soda 1/2 Tablespoon cinnamon 1/2 Tablespoon mixed spice 90g chopped walnuts # Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. #...

Banana and Choc Chip Muffins

Banana and Choc Chip Muffins 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 1/12 cups mashed banana (about 3 medium sized ones) 1 3/4 cups SR Flour 1/2 cup choc chips 1. Preheat oven and grease the muffin pans. 2. Blend together the butter and sugar and then...

Banana and Coconut Pancakes

Banana and Coconut Pancakes Serves 4. 2 cups coconut milk 1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 egg 2 cups self-raising flour 1 large banana, finely chopped 50g butter, melted 250g punnet fresh strawberries, chopped 1/3 cup maple syrup sliced bananas and vanilla ice-cream to serve 1. Whisk...

Banana and Hazelnut Cake

Banana and Hazelnut Cake Makes 16 squares. For the topping: 90g plain flour 80g hazelnuts, finely chopped 120g light brown muscovado sugar 1/2 tsp salt 80g unsalted butter, melted 3 large bananas Juice of 1 lemon For the cake: 280g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 285ml soured...

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 and Mango Smoothie

Banana and Mango Smoothie 2 ripe bananas 1 ripe mango 1 cup (250ml) milk 1/4 cup (60ml) natural yogurt 1 Tablespoon comb honey Place all ingredients in blender and whiz for a few minutes until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve immediately....

Banana and Nut Cookies

Banana and Nut Cookies Makes 12 large cookies 4 ripe bananas 150g soy flour 80g whole meal flour 2 eggs 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 25g cashew nuts 25g raisins 1. Preheat to 190°C. 2. Mash all 4 bananas in a small bowl using a fork,...

Banana and Passionfruit Ice Cream

Banana and Passionfruit Ice Cream 1 chilled can carnation evaporated milk (freeze up to 3 hour) 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 bananas, mashed 2 passionfruit Beat first 3 ingredients together until very stiff. Add fruit. Put into 2 litre container and freeze....

Banana and Pecan Bread

Banana and Pecan Bread 125g butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups S.R. flour 1 tsp mixed spice 3 ripe bananas, roasted and mashed 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup golden syrup 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 banana extra...

Banana and Pineapple Cake

Banana and Pineapple Cake 3 medium over-ripe bananas 2 tsp lemon juice 2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup undrained crushed pineapple 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp imitation rum essence icing-sugar mixture...