Category: All Recipes

Basic Pizza Dough

Basic Pizza Dough 2 cups plain flour 1 sachet dry yeast (7g) 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup of warm water 1/4 cup oil oregano or basil to mix into the dough. Sift flour and mix all the dry ingredients – make a well and add oil and water and...

Basic Roux

Basic Roux A roux is made by combining equal amounts melted butter and flour with a liquid. Recipes will specify the exact quantities but the golden rule is to use equal amounts of flour and butter. Melt butter in a heavy-based saucepan over a moderate heat. Add flour all...

Basic Scones

Photo by EmmCee Basic Scones Makes 16 plain flour, for dusting 3 cups self-raising flour 80g butter, cubed 1 to 1 1/4 cups milk jam and whipped cream, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Lightly dust a flat baking tray with plain flour. 2. Sift self-raising flour into...

Basic Truffles

Basic Truffles 1/3 cup heavy cream 6 ounces high quality bittersweet chocolate, such as Lindt or Tobler, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (at room temperature) About 1/4 cup cocoa Bring cream to a boil in a small heavy-bottom saucepan over moderate heat or in a bowl in a...

Basic Vanilla Ice-Cream

Basic Vanilla Ice-Cream 4 egg yolks 125g caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 200ml milk 200ml cream # Beat egg yolks, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. # Stir through milk and cream. # Pour into ice-cream maker and churn until ready. Variations: Berry: Add blended frozen berries...

Basic Very Rich and Simple Fudge

Basic Very Rich and Simple Fudge Keep stirring so it doesn’t burn you can’t go wrong. This stuff is HOT. It is very tempting to taste as you go, but don’t – unless you scatter a few drops on the bench and let them cool before tasting. 1 x...

Basic White Bread (Gluten-Free)

Basic White Bread (Gluten-Free) 3 Eggs 1 teaspoon vinegar 1/4 cup oil 1 1/8 cup water 3 1/3 cup gluten free flour mix 3 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt 2/3 cup dry milk 2 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast Add all wet ingredients to bowl, mix well, and...

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,...

Basic White Sauce (Age: 10 months +)

Basic White Sauce Age: 10 months + Serves: 1/2 cup 30g butter 1 Tbsp plain flour 1 cup milk (preferably heated slightly) salt and pepper, to taste 1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan and add the flour. Cook, stirring for 1 minute until the mixture is golden....

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....

Basmati Rice Salad

Basmati Rice Salad 1 1/2 cups yellow lentils 1 1/2 cups basmati rice 315g cannelloni or Soya beans, cooked 4 large ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 continental cucumber, seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves, finely chopped 1/2 cup basil leaves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon garlic chives,...

BBQ Coriander Chicken

BBQ Coriander Chicken Serves 4 4 single skinless chicken breast fillets For The Marinade 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander leaves 1 teaspoon finely chopped coriander roots 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 4 tablespoons no-added salt tomato paste 2...

BBQ Pork Ribs

BBQ Pork Ribs 1 1/2 kg beef short ribs 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 Large onion, cut into wedges 4 Medium potatoes, peeled 4 Medium carrots, pared, cut up 1 Cup water 1 Cup tomato sauce (or spicy tomato soup with a few tbsp puree) 1/3 Cup red wine...

BBQ Ribs

BBQ Ribs 2 Pounds Pork Loin Ribs Dry Spice Rub (recipe follows) 4 cups canned tomato sauce 1/2 cup diced tomato 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons dried onion 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup water Rub ribs well with some of the...

BBQ Soy Sausage Tortillas with Guacamole

BBQ Soy Sausage Tortillas with Guacamole olive oil for brushing the food 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 medium red capsicum, finely chopped 1 medium green capsicum, finely chopped 1 large tomato, chopped 1 packet Sanitarium vegie delight bbq soy sausages wheat flour tortillas or commercial nacho cases Tofu...

BBQ Thai Chicken and Noodle Salad with Chilli, Mint and Lime

BBQ Thai Chicken and Noodle Salad with Chilli, Mint and Lime 2 chicken breasts 1 tsp vegetable oil 3 tbsp fresh mint leaves 3 tbsp fresh coriander Sea salt and pepper 1/4 iceberg lettuce 1/3 pkt rice noodles (thin ones) Dressing: 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp Thai fish...

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...

Bee Sting Cake

Bee Sting Cake 200g butter/marg 1 Tbsp finely grated orange rind 1/2 cup yoghurt 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 2 cups SR flour 1/2 cup or a little more orange juice Syrup: 1/2 cup honey 1 tsp finely grated orange rind 1 cup water Cream butter, rind and...

Bee Sting Cake

Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich) 14g active dry yeast 60ml warm water 170g unsalted butter, softened 150 g white sugar 2 eggs, room temperature 3 egg yolks 3g salt 120ml warm milk 10ml vanilla extract 115g sour cream, room temperature 500g all-purpose flour 30g unsalted butter, melted 145g packed light...

Beef and Ale Hot Pot

Beef and Ale Hot Pot 2 Tbsp sunflower oil 1kg braising beef, trimmed of fat and cubed 1 onion, chopped 3 Tbsp plain flour 500ml can brown ale, stout or barley wine 4 tsp wholegrain mustard 3 tsp brown sugar 2 Tbsp tomato puree 450ml hot beef stock 425g...

Beef and Guinness Pies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Beef and Guinness Pies Filling (makes approx 4 pies): 600g braising beef (e.g. chuck), cut into small cubes 4 Tbsp plain flour oil 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 5 cloves garlic, sliced finely 4 bay leaves 3 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 Tbsp...

Beef and Guinness Stew

Beef and Guinness Stew 750g chuck steak, cubed 1/4 cup plain flour 1/4 cup olive oil 2 large onions, sliced 1 large carrot, chopped 2 sticks celery, chopped 1 large parsnip, chopped 2 cups beef stock 2 cups Guinness 400g can whole tomatoes 1 sprig fresh rosemary 6 sprigs...

Beef and Herb Puff Casserole

Beef and Herb Puff Casserole Serves 4-6 1 kg chuck steak 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 cup seasoned flour 2 onions, chopped 1 1/2 cups beef stock 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 small carrots, finely chopped 1 medium green capsicum, finely chopped Herb Puffs: 1 cup...

Beef and Mushroom Ragout

Beef and Mushroom Ragout 600g chuck steak 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 sticks celery, chopped 1/2 cup dry red wine 2 cups beef stock 2 tablespoon tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon pepper 4 chat potatoes, quartered 100g baby mushrooms 1 zucchini, chopped Cut...

Beef and Orange Stir-Fry

Beef and Orange Stir-Fry Serves 4 3 oranges 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 pounds trimmed boneless sirloin or rib eye, cut into 1/2-inch-thick strips 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 to 2 tablespoons canola oil 6 scallions, green parts only, cut into 1-inch lengths 1. Into...

Beef and Pasta Bake

Beef and Pasta Bake 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 large (200g) onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 bacon rashers, chopped finely 1 small (70g) carrot, chopped finely 1 stick celery, chopped finely 350g button mushrooms, chopped 500g minced beef 420g can tomato soup 1/3 cup (80ml) tomato paste...

Beef and Pasta Bake (Age: 6 months +)

Beef and Pasta Bake This recipe’s suitable for babies aged 6-12 months and toddlers. It can be frozen. 1 teaspoon oil 1/2 onion, peeled and diced 500 g minced beef 1 carrot, peeled and grated 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 x 420 g can tomato soup 1/2 cup water...

Beef and Potato Curry

Beef and Potato Curry 650g beef strips 2 Tbsp oil 1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges 1/3 cup massaman curry paste 600g potato’s, peeled and cut into 2.5cm pieces 400ml can coconut milk 1 cup beef stock 125g green beans, trimmed, cut into 5cm lengths 1 small...

Beef and Potato Stew

Beef and Potato Stew 1kg. beef cubed 4 peeled and diced potatoes 1red onion diced (large dice) 2 sliced carrots 2 beef cubes dissolved in half cup of hot water 1 cup red wine 1 clove garlic salt and pepper to taste crushed rosemary to taste Throw it all...

Beef and Red Wine Casserole

Beef and Red Wine Casserole 4 rashers lean bacon, chopped 500ml red wine 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp flour 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 bay leaves 80g mushrooms, finely sliced 12 button mushrooms 1 large onion, chopped 750g beef braising steak, diced 1 tsp mixed herbs, dried 1....

Beef and Vegetables in Red Wine Sauce

Beef and Vegetables in Red Wine Sauce Serves 4 4 small beef eye-fillet steaks 4 shallots – chopped 2 tsp minced garlic 1 cup dry red wine 1/2 cup water 1 beef stock cube 200g mushrooms – sliced 100g broccoli – chopped 3 yellow squash – sliced Coat a...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole 750g stewing steak 2 onions 1 carrot 2 stalks celery 1/2 capsicum (optional) 1 1/2 cups water 4 tablespoons flour (4x20ml spoons) salt, pepper 1/4 teaspoon mixed herbs 3 tablespoons (3x20mls) tomato paste 1 tablespoon (1x20ml spoon) Worcestershire sauce Preheat oven 150C. 1. Remove excess fat from...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole 500g steak, cubed 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters 2 carrots, peeled and cut into thick slices 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped thinly 1 can whole, peeled tomatoes 1 can Heinz Big Red tomato soup a dash of Worcestershire sauce a dash...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole Serves: serves 6-8 2 kg chuck or round steak, diced 1/2 cup flour 3 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 red wine 1 cup semi dried...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole Serves 6 2 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons oil 2 onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 rashers bacon, trimmed and diced 750g chuck steak, diced 4 Tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon oregano 1 Tablespoon tomato paste I cup beef stock 1 cup red wine 250g...

Beef Chickpea Casserole

Beef Chickpea Casserole 500g steak, chopped 4 rashers bacon, chopped 1 can minestrone soup (or tomato based) 1 small can chickpeas 1/2 small sweet potato, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon beef/chicken powdered stock 1 teaspoon mixed herbs salt and pepper 1/2 cup water Place all ingredients in a slow...

Beef Chow Mein

Beef Chow Mein 500g mince meat 1/2 cabbage shredded 3-4 carrots grated 1 onion chopped finely celery sliced finely green beans curry powder 2 chicken stock cube Brown mince, add in curry and salt and stock cubes. Add in all other vegies (use a large stock pot) with a...

Beef Curry

Beef Curry 500g chuck steak, fat removed and cubed 1 large carrot, chopped 1 large potato, chopped Half cauliflower, chopped 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 tsp curry powder 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon coriander Place all ingredients in slow cooker. Add a little water, enough so that ingredients are...

Beef Curry

Beef Curry Serves 12 2 kg blade or chuck steak 1/2 cup flour 1/3 cup curry power (or to taste) 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 large onions, peeled and finely chopped 8 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 2 pieces fresh ginger, grated 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons vinegar 2...

Beef Curry

Beef Curry Serve 6-8 2kg diced chuck steak 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 large onions, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 – 1/3 cup curry paste 1/4 cup tomato paste 4 medium potatoes, quartered 1 cup beef stock Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1....

Beef Goulash

Beef Goulash 1kg blade steak 1 cup plain flour seasoned with salt and pepper 2 large onions sliced 1 Tablespoon paprika 3 cups of water 3 teaspoons of beef stock powder 1 cup of red wine 1 tin crushed tomatoes 2 Tablespoons of tomato paste salt and pepper, to...

Beef in Black Bean Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Beef in Black Bean Sauce Serves 4 2 teaspoons cornflour 1 Tablespoon soy sauce 1 Tablespoon black bean sauce 1 Tablespoon hot chilli sauce 1/4 cup chicken stock 1 1/2 Tablespoons peanut oil 750g beef rump steak, trimmed, very thinly sliced 1 medium brown onion,...

Beef in Red Wine

Beef in Red Wine Serves 12 2 kg blade or chuck steak, trimmed 1 cup flour Salt and pepper to taste 125g butter 2 onions, peeled and finely chopped 1 leek, finely chopped 2 carrots, peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 2 tablespoons chopped parsley...

Beef Macaroni

Beef Macaroni 600g mince 3/4 cup grated carrot 3/4 cup grated zucchini 1 small onion finely diced 1/2 cup frozen peas 1 can tomato soup 2 tsp chicken stock powder 2 Tbsp tomato paste 3 cups macaroni noodles Sauce: 1 Tbsp marg 3 Tbsp flour 1 1/2 cups skim...

Beef Rags with Basil and Garlic

Beef Rags with Basil and Garlic 250g fettuccine 500g beef fillet, trimmed Generous handful (about half a bunch) fresh basil leaves 6 cloves garlic 4 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil Boil pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, slice beef fillet into 1/2-inch-thick pieces. Rinse basil leaves and set on paper...

Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang 1 bunch shallots 3 cloves garlic 15 dried red chilli peppers 5 slices fresh ginger root 5 lemon grass, chopped 2 teaspoons coriander seeds 2 teaspoons fennel seeds 2 teaspoons cumin seeds whole nutmeg vegetable oil 1 1/4 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes...

Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang 2 tablespoons oil 2kg lean gravy beef (shin), cubed 2 large onions, chopped 2 tablespoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 2 strips of lemon rind 1/2 cup Rendang curry paste 2 cups beef stock 2 cups coconut milk 1/4 cup lemon juice...

Beef Rendang (Dry Fried Curry)

Beef Rendang (Dry Fried Curry) 1.5 kg chuck, blade or round steak 2 med onions, roughly chopped 6 cloves garlic 1 tsp fresh ginger chopped 500 mls thick coconut cream 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp ground tumeric 3 tsp chilli powder 2 tsp ground coriander 1 stem fresh...

Beef Samosas

Beef Samosas Makes: 36 1 small onion, halved, thinly sliced 250g regular beef mince 2 tsp plain flour 1/4 cup beef or vegetable stock 1/2 cup (75g) frozen mixed vegetables 1-2 tsp garam masala 2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander Salt and freshly ground pepper 4 sheets frozen shortcrust pastry,...

Beef Sausages with Onion Gravy

Beef Sausages with Onion Gravy 2 tablespoon olive oil 12 thin beef sausages 1 brown onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon thyme leaves 1 tablespoon plain flour 1 cup Continental Beef stock 1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook sausages, in batches, for...

Beef Shanks with Gravy

Beef Shanks with Gravy Serves 6 1 kg beef shanks cut in thick slices 1 onion 2 carrots 2 sticks celery 4 peppercorns 2 whole cloves 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 1/2 cups water salt 3 tablespoons tomato paste 3 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons water Peel...

Beef Stew

Beef Stew Serves 4 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 zucchini, peeled and chopped 700g stewing steak 1 teaspoon Nuttelex margarine 1 brown onion, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon corn maize flour sifted 1/2 cup (125ml) water and extra as required pinch of pepper...

Beef Stir-Fry

Beef Stir-Fry Serves 4 1 tbsp kick-start oil (or canola oil) 1 onion, finely diced 500g lean beef, sliced 500g frozen stir-fry mixed vegies 1 cup bean sprouts 3 shallots, finely diced 1/4 cup oyster sauce 1/4 cup salt reduced soy sauce 1 tbsp chilli sauce coriander, for garnish...

Beef Stir-Fry

Beef Stir-Fry Serves: 4 500g lean beef strips 1 tbsp canola oil 600g hokkein noodles 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 1 capsicum, sliced 150g snow peas juice 1 lime 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce 200g cashews 200g bean sprouts 1. Place noodles in bowl...

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Serves 6 1kg piece rump steak 1/3 cup of plain flour 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup olive oil 1 large onion 500g baby mushrooms (or larger ones sliced) 1 tablespoon ground sweet paprika 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 teaspoons French mustard 1/2 cup dry white...

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff 1 kg Round steak 1 1/2 cup Beef bouillon 1 t Salt 1/8 tsp Pepper 2 tbsp Dry white wine 1 Onion sliced 250g Fresh mushrooms 1/4 tsp Garlic salt 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 cup Sour cream Cut steak into 1/4-inch strips. Coat with salt and...

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff 500g rump steak 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp oil 1 onion, sliced 150g mushrooms, sliced 1/4 white wine 3/4 cup sour cream 1 Tbsp lemon juice salt and pepper Trim fat from meat (optional). Cut meat into thin strips. Heat butter and oil in a frying pan....

Beef Stroganoff

Photo by Mem Beef Stroganoff 2 Tbsp oil 500g beef, cut into thin strips 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 tsp paprika 420g Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup 2 Tbsp tomato sauce 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 150g button mushrooms, sliced 2 Tbsp sour cream 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley...

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Serves 6-8 2kg chuck or round steak, cut into thin strips 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup olive oil 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 cup tomato paste 1 cup beef stock 500g mushrooms, sliced 300ml sour cream Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1. Dust beef in flour,...

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff 2 pounds beef round steak 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 6 mushrooms, sliced 1 large can tomato sauce salt and pepper to taste 1 pint low fat sour cream Cut round steak into thin 1 inch strips. Brown onions and round steak. Add mushrooms...

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff 750g Fillet Steak 2 Tablespoons Plain Flour 1 Teaspoon Paprika Salt and Pepper 125g Butter 1 Large Onion 500g Mushrooms 2/3 Cup Water 2 Beef Stock Cubes 2 Tablespoons Tomato Past 300ml Sour Cream 1 Teaspoon Cornflour # Cut meat into strips. # Mix Plain Flour, Paprika,...

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Serves: 4 4 x 175g fillet steaks 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 3 splashes of olive oil 2 knobs of butter 1 red onion, peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 2 sprigs fresh thyme leaves 125g oyster mushrooms 120g shiitake mushrooms 3...

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff Serves 4 500g beef (cut into strips) 50g butter 1 onion, chopped 1 tin of mushrooms in sauce or a cup of fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 beef stock cubes salt and pepper 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1/2 tin evaporated milk In a frying pan melt the butter,...

Beef Vegetable Stew

Beef Vegetable Stew 900 g lean beef for stew, cut into 1 inch / 2.5 cm cubes vegetable oil 4 large carrots, sliced 3 medium potatoes, cut and 1/2 inch cubes 2 onions, peeled and sliced 2 stalks celery, cut diagonally in pieces 1 can (450g) tomatoes, undrained 2...

Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 (200g each) scotch fillet steaks 8 sheets frozen ready-rolled puff pastry, partially thawed 220g chicken-liver pate 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley leaves, roughly chopped 1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Heat oil...

Beef, Noodle and Vegetable Salad

Beef, Noodle and Vegetable Salad Serving size: Serves 2 Recipe can be prepared 3 hours ahead. Store covered, in refrigerator. Not suitable to freeze. Vegetables can be microwaved. 1 tablespoon oil 300g piece beef eye-fillet steak 100g rice vermicelli 1/2 bunch (about 6 spears) fresh asparagus 1 carrot 50g...

Beef, Onion and Tomatoes with Gravy

Beef, Onion and Tomatoes with Gravy 1kg blade steak, cubed 2 onions, thickly sliced 4 tomatoes, thickly sliced chopped basil and parsley seasoning to taste Gravy: 2 tbsp gravy mix 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup red wine 1/3 cup tomato sauce 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce Layer, meat, onion and...

Beer Beef Roast

Beer Beef Roast 1 beef roast (around 1-2 kg) 1 Can cream of mushroom soup 1 Can cream of onion or vegetable 1 Small jar sliced mushrooms 1 Small can beer or 1/2 can beer Combine all ingredients in a crockpot and let cook on LOW all day....

Beer Bread

Beer Bread 4 cups self-raising flour 2 teaspoons sugar 1 can beer touch of salt Mix up the ingredients. Pop it into a pre-heated 180C oven for fifty minutes and enjoy!...

Beer-Braised Lamb

Beer-Braised Lamb 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp Chinese rice wine 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp white pepper 1 lb boneless lean lamb shoulder, cut into bite-size pieces 1 cup amber beer 1/2 cup water 3 Tbsp light soy sauce 2 Tbsp dark soy sauce 1 tsp sugar 1...

Beetroot Cake

Beetroot Cake 2 eggs 3/4 cup canola oil 1 cup sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups of plain flour 1/4 cup of cocoa 1 tsp baking soda 420g can beetroot (drained and pureed) Icing: 75g cream cheese 75g sour cream 25g chocolate (melted) 1...

Berry and Apple Tray Bake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Berry and Apple Tray Bake 300ml thickened cream, plus extra to serve 175g unsalted butter, chopped 3 eggs 2 cups (300g) plain flour 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, thinly sliced, tossed with 2 Tbsp lemon...

Berry and Apple Tray Bake

Berry and Apple Tray Bake Serves 6 300ml thickened cream, plus extra to serve 175g unsalted butter, chopped 3 eggs 2 cups (300g) plain flour 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, thinly sliced, tossed with 2 tbs lemon juice 300g...

Berry Cheesecake Muffins

Berry Cheesecake Muffins Makes 6 large muffins 1 3/4 cup SR Flour 2 eggs lightly beaten 1/4 cup oil 2 Tbsp raspberry jam 1/4 cup mixed berry yoghurt 1/2 cup caster sugar 50g cream cheese (cut into 6 equal portions) 1 Tbsp raspberry jam (extra) icing sugar to dust...

Berry Flans

Berry Flans Serves 6 6 slices wholemeal bread 90g butter, melted 3 Tablespoons brown sugar 375g seasonal mixed berries 1/2 cup cream, whipped fresh mint springs (optional) 1. Preheat oven to 200c. 2. Using a 10cm biscuit cutter, cut a bread circle from each slice of bread. Brush both...

Berry Frangipane Tarts

Photo by Julie O’Malley Berry Frangipane Tarts 75g butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup (90g) almond meal 1 Tablespoon (corn) cornflour 150g fresh blueberries and raspberries 1 Tablespoon pure icing sugar Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease six 5.5cm x...

Berry Mascarpone Christmas Gateau

Berry Mascarpone Christmas Gateau Serves 10 2/3 cup Frangelico liqueur 3 x 120g punnets raspberries 250g punnet strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped 1 Tbsp caster sugar 300ml thickened cream 2 x 250g tubs mascarpone 2 tsp vanilla bean paste Extra 1/2 cup caster sugar 3/4 cup roasted hazelnuts, chopped...

Berry Sponge Trifle

Berry Sponge Trifle 2 cups (500mls) of unsweetened apple and blackcurrant juice 150g of thick sponge fingers 1 packet of low joule strawberry jelly 500g of mixed fresh berries 250g of strawberries, hulled and halved 3 Tablespoons of custard powder 2 Tablespoons of sugar or low calorie sweetener suitable...

Berry Swirl Parfaits

Berry Swirl Parfaits Serves 6 2 x 250g packets cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup caster sugar 3 teaspoons grated lemon rind 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup thickened cream 2 egg-whites 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries, thawed extra 1/4 cup caster sugar whipped cream, extra raspberries and packaged lemon...

Berry Thickshake

Berry Thickshake Serves 2 300g frozen mixed berries or 200g fresh strawberries 2 cups milk 4 large scoops of berry-flavoured frozen yoghurt 1. Place berries in a blender. Add milk and scoops frozen yoghurt. Blend until smooth. 2. Divide among tall serving glasses and serve with extra scoops of...

Berry Yoghurt Pops

Berry Yoghurt Pops Serves: 6 Points per Serve: 1/2 1 eggwhite (from 50g egg) 1 tbsp caster sugar 1 x 200g tub Nestle diet Strawberry yoghurt 1 x 200g tub Nestle diet Vanilla flavoured yoghurt 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries 1. Use an electric beater with a whisk...

Best Blueberry Muffins

Best Blueberry Muffins 125g butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup blueberries 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped 1. Preheat the oven to moderately hot 190C....

Best Ever Chocolate Brownies

Best Ever Chocolate Brownies Makes about 30 125g butter 1 1/2 cups caster sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 250g block white chocolate, broken into pieces 1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Stir...

Best Ever Potato Salad

Photo by Mel Best Ever Potato Salad 6 Large potatoes 5 eggs 300g Praise creamy traditional mayonnaise 1/2 cup milk (low fat is fine) 3 shallots/spring onions, sliced 2 Tbsp parsley flakes Salt and pepper to taste Boil cut potatoes until you can slide a fork or skewer through...

Between the Sheets

Between the Sheets 30 ml brandy 30 ml white rum 30 ml Cointreau 15 ml lemon juice ice Shake and strain. Garnish: Spiral of orange peel. Glass: Standard cocktail (140 ml)....

Bill Granger Cinnamon Snail Scrolls

Photo by Julie O’Malley I made some Coffee, Pecan and Cinnamon scrolls this morning. Based on the Bill Granger Cinnamon snail rolls, I just tweaked the recipe a little to incorporate coffee and pecans. Bill Granger Cinnamon Snail Scrolls 14g dried yeast 1/4 cup lukewarm water 1 cup milk...

Bittersweet Chocolate Fallen Soufflé Cakes

Bittersweet Chocolate Fallen Soufflé Cakes 6 oz Fine-quality bittersweet, (not unsweetened) chocolate, chopped, plus grated bittersweet chocolate for garnish 1 1/2 Tbsp Unsalted butter 2 tsp Instant espresso powder dissolved in 1 tablespoon hot water 2 Tbsp Kahlua or dark rum 2 large Egg yolks 3 large Egg whites...

Black Forest Cakes

Black Forest Cakes 425g can pitted cherries in syrup 165g butter, chopped coarsely 100g dark eating chocolate, chopped coarsely 1 1/3 cups (295g) caster sugar 1/4 cup (60ml) cherry brandy 1 cup (150g) plain flour 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 2 Tablespoons self-raising flour 1 egg Decorations: 2/3 cup (160ml)...

Black Forest Cheesecake

Photo by Alecia Black Forest Cheesecake Crumb Crust: 125g butter melted 250g plain chocolate biscuits (crushed) Mix and put into pie dish. Refrigerate. Filling: 1/2 cup boiling water with 1 Tablespoon gelatine dissolved, cooled 250g cream cheese 3/4 cup sugar 300 ml thickened cream (whipped) 1 Tablespoon lemon juice...

Black Forest Cheesecake

Black Forest Cheesecake 250g plain uniced chocolate biscuits, finely crushed 125g butter, melted 3 teaspoons gelatine 1/2 cup water 250g packet cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup caster sugar 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 300ml carton thickened cream 425g can pitted black cherries Topping: 1 Tablespoon cornflour 1 Tablespoon caster sugar...

Black Forest Cupcakes (Thermomix)

Black Forest Cupcakes (Thermomix) Yields 24 cupcakes Cake: 50g rice 250g almonds or hazelnuts (or combo) 250g dark chocolate in pieces 1 tsp Gluten Free baking powder 150g butter (softened) 6 eggs 1 Tbsp cocoa powder 150g raw sugar Syrup: 170-200g syrup drained from tin or jar of cherries 1...

Black Forest Dessert

Black Forest Dessert Serves 4 4 Slices Chocolate Pound Cake 2 Tablespoons Kirsch or any Cherry Liqueur 410g Canned Pitted Black Cherries, drained and reserved liquid 2 Tablespoons White Sugar 1 Cinnamon Stick 2 Teaspoons Cornflour Blended with 1 Tablespoon Water 4 Scoops Vanilla Ice Cream Chocolate Sauce: 100g...

Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau Serves 8-12 125g unsalted butter 125 (1/2 cup) caster sugar 100g (3/4 cup) ground almonds 4 large eggs 100g dark cooking chocolate, melted 60g (1/2 cup) plain flour 60g (1/2 cup) cornflour 2 teaspoons baking powder Filling and Topping 125ml (1/2 cup) kirsch or white rum...

Black Forest Trifle Cake

Black Forest Trifle Cake Serving Size: Serves 8 400g fresh cherries, pitted 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/4 cup water 2 x 250g packet chocolate rollettes 1/2 cup sweet sherry 250g tub mascarpone 1/2 cup thickened cream 2 tablespoons icing sugar mixture dark chocolate curls, strawberries, cherries and whipped cream,...

Black Forrest Muffins

Black Forrest Muffins Serves 4 1 x 425g can pitted cherries 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 2 tsp cornflour 4 double chocolate chip muffins 1 Tbsp kirsch 1 x 200ml carton double cream 1 x 30g Cadbury Flake bar, crumbled 1. Drain the cherries and reserve the syrup. Combine...

Black Peppercorn and Romano Cheese Biscotti

Black Peppercorn and Romano Cheese Biscotti 1 1/4 cups plain flour 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of salt # Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside. 1/4 cup butter (softened) 1/2 Tablespoon sugar 2 large eggs 1/4 cup of fresh grated romano cheese or...

Black-Bottom Cupcakes

Photo by Rebecca Payn Black-Bottom Cupcakes Topping: 250g cream cheese, room temperature 1 egg 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 cup choc chips Cupcakes: 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 cup caster sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarb soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup warm water 1 tsp...

Blackberry and Barley Lemonade

Blackberry and Barley Lemonade Serves 8 250gm blackberries (see note) 550gm (2 1/2 cups) caster sugar 50gm (1/4 cup) pearl barley, rinsed under cold water 250ml (1 cup) lemon juice (about 6 lemons) Lemon slices, to serve Place blackberries in a large heatproof bowl and set aside. Combine sugar,...