Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

Photo by Alecia Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins Makes: 12 muffins 2 1/2 cups (310g) self raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup ( 220g) castor sugar 1/2 cup (130ml) milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 large egg 1/2 cup (130ml) vegetable oil 150g fresh raspberries 150g white chocolate...

Chicken Pilaf

Chicken Pilaf 10 strands saffron soaked in 1 1/2 cups salt reduced chicken stock for 30 mins before starting the recipe, then add 1/2 cup white wine and put aside 600g skinless chicken thighs, cut into chunks 1 chorizo sliced 1 red onion finely chopped 2 garlic cloves crushed...

Pumpkin and Pine Nut Ravioli with Sage-Butter Sauce

Pumpkin and Pine Nut Ravioli with Sage-Butter Sauce 500g Kent pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 55g (1/3 cup) pine nuts 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 20g (1/4 cup) shredded parmesan 375g fresh lasagne sheets Salt, to season Sage-Butter Sauce: 200g butter, chopped...

Wagon Wheels

Photo by Julie O’Malley Wagon Wheels 60g butter 100g (1/2 cup) firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla essence 225g (1 1/2 cups) plain flour, sifted 110g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 1/2 cup water 3/4 tblsp gelatine powder 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 tblsp raspberry jam 150g...

Lemon Muffins (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Lemon Muffins (Thermomix) Makes 12 Muffins 2 cups (340gms) Self Raising Flour 3/4 cup (150gms) sugar 75gms butter – melted 1 cup (250mls) milk 1 large egg rind of one lemon or two small lemons 60mls lemon juice 55gms extra sugar Place lemon rind and sugar...

Decadent Chocolate Biscuits (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Decadent Chocolate Biscuits (Thermomix) 2 tablspoons dark rum, Triple Sec or orange juice 1 cup sultanas 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup caster sugar 150g butter 1 egg 2 cups plain flour 1 tablespoon cocoa 100g dark chocolate (Lindt goes nice) Soak the sultanas in the...

Spiced Salmon with Parsnip Puree and Orange Butter Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spiced Salmon with Parsnip Puree and Orange Butter Sauce 500ml (2 cups) orange juice 6 medium (800g) parsnips 90g butter 1 tablespoon grated orange rind 4 tablespoons cream 2 teaspoons sumac 1 tablespoon plain flour 6 (about 125g each) salmon fillets 1 tablespoon light olive...

Sweet Blueberry Foccacia (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Sweet Blueberry Foccacia (Thermomix) 140g warm water 2 tsp dried yeast 1/4 cup white sugar 280g bread flour 25g olive oil Pinch of salt 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tblsp raw sugar 150g blueberries or combo with raspberries Measure out the 1/4 cup sugar and put...

Amanda’s Fudge Brownies (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Amanda’s Fudge Brownies (Thermomix) This is the recipe that has been keeping my kids happy for years now and it makes a big pan of dense, fudgy brownies. 1 cup plain flour 1 tsp salt 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup cocoa...

Almond Jam Biscuits

Photo by Julie O’Malley Almond Jam Biscuits 185g butter, chopped 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar 2 egg yolks 1/2 cup (60g) almond meal 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour 1/2 tsp baking power Jam Preheat oven to 160°C. Beat butter, extract, sugar and egg yolks...