Open Spicy Prawn and Tomato Pies

Open Spicy Prawn and Tomato Pies 1 tomato, finely chopped 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander 12 small cooked prawns, peeled and deveined 1. Combine tomato, onion, tomato paste and coriander. 2. Spoon out evenly into Pie Maker. 3. Make...

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie 1 1/3 cups leftover cooked mince eg. Bolognaise sauce 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup mashed potato 1. Combine mince with egg. 2. Place 1/3 cup mince in the pastry base and 1/4 cup of mashed potato on the top. 3. Close Pie Maker and cook for...

Pasta Al Forno

Pasta Al Forno 1 egg 30mL milk 50g grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup pasta sauce or tomato puree 2 cups cooked pasta salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1. Combine egg, milk, cheese, salt and pepper, beat lightly. 2. Add pasta sauce and pasta. Mix well. With baking...

Hasty Tasty

Hasty Tasty 4 slices white bread olive oil spray 2 tablespoons tomato paste 50g cabanossi, diced 50g grated cheese 1. Cut bread with large cutter. 2. Spray oil on the top and underside of each slice of bread. 3. Spread bread with tomato paste, and place into Pie Maker....

Bread and Apple Pudding

Bread and Apple Pudding 3 slices white bread 30mL milk 2 eggs 1/4 cup sugar 1 grated green apple cinnamon 1. Tear bread into small pieces, place in a bowl and add milk. 2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg, sugar, apple and cinnamon. 3. Combine all ingredients...

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....

Quick and Easy Quiche

Quick and Easy Quiche 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup milk 2 green onions, sliced 120g ham, sliced 1/3 cup grated cheese 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Place pastry base into preheated Pie Maker, pour the mixture into the base. Close and cook for 10 minutes then turn off...

Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche 3 eggs 5 green onions, sliced 1 cup asparagus pieces, drained 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese salt and pepper to taste 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Place pastry bases into preheated Pie Maker. Pour egg mixture into the base, close and cook for 10 minutes, then turn...

Tomato and Basil Quiche

Tomato and Basil Quiche 20g butter/margarine 1 leek, sliced 1 egg 1 egg yolk 150mL thickened cream 1/2 cup grated cheese 1 small vine ripe tomato, diced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese 1. Melt butter...

Pumpkin and Bacon Quiche

Pumpkin and Bacon Quiche 2 rashers bacon, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 cup mashed pumpkin 1 cup crumbed feta cheese 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons cream 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper to taste 1. Saute bacon in Frypan until crisp, add onion...

Salmon Patties

Salmon Patties 2 cups mashed potato 1 x 110g can pink salmon, drained 2 green onions, sliced 1 egg salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1. Combine ingredients, mash well. 2. Grease Pie Maker and place 1/2 cup of filling into dishes. Cook for 8 minutes or until...

Mini Mexican Tortilla Stacks

Mini Mexican Tortilla Stacks 250g lean beef mince 1 tablespoon taco seasoning 2 tablespoons water 4 round flour tortillas 2 tablespoons refried beans 2 tablespoons taco sauce 50g grated tasty cheese freshly chopped avocado and tomatoes to serve 1. Cook mince in Frypan until browned. 2. Add taco seasoning...

Chocolate Damper

Chocolate Damper 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup milk 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1. Combine ingredients. 2. Spoon mixture into preheated Pie Maker and cook for 10 minutes or until golden brown....

Herbed Damper

Herbed Damper 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup milk 1/2 cup grated cheese 1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs 1. Combine ingredients. 2. Spoon mixture into reheated Pie Maker andcook for 10 minutes or untilgolden brown....

Wholemeal Cheese Damper

Wholemeal Cheese Damper 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour 1 cup self-raising flour 60g butter 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup water 1. Sift flour into a large bowl, rub in butter and stir through tasty cheese. 2. Make a well in the centre, add milk...

Plain Damper

Plain Damper 2 cups self-raising flour 1 cup water pinch of salt 1. Combine ingredients to form a sticky dough. 2. Spoon 1/2 cup of mixture into preheated Pie Maker. Cook for 8-10 minutes....

Ricotta Titbit

Ricotta Titbit 1 egg 2 teaspoons finely chopped parsley 1 1/2 cups of ricotta cheese 4 slices of white bread butter/margarine salt and freshly ground black pepper 1. Combine egg and parsley. Beat well. 2. Add ricotta, stir until combined. 3. Cut bread with large cutter and spread the...

Pear-Caramel Ice Cream

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pear-Caramel Ice Cream 3 medium sized ripe pears, peeled and cored 180g sugar 500ml heavy cream 1/8 tsp coarse salt A few drops freshly squeezed lemon juice 1. Spread the sugar in a large non reactive heavy bottomed saucepan. Cook the sugar over med heat...

Cook’s Encyclopedia – N

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z naan: leavened Indian bread; traditionally baked by pressing it onto the inside wall of a heated tandoor (brick oven). nachos topping sauce: consists...

Banana Ice-Cream

Banana Ice-Cream Serves 6 to 8 3 cups milk 1 piece vanilla bean 1/2 cup sugar 3 egg yolks, beaten 1 cup cream 1/2 cup sweet sherry 2 large ripe bananas, mashed and sieved 1/3 cup ground almonds Place the milk and vanilla bean together in a small pan...