Category: Recipes with Photos

Fettuccine with Zucchini, Feta and Prosciutto

Photo by Julie O’Malley Fettuccine with Zucchini, Feta and Prosciutto 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 4 cloves garlic, crushed 500g (5 small) zucchinis, coarsely grated 1 lemon, zested, juiced 1 Tablespoon torn marjoram leaves 1/4 cup torn mint leaves 20g butter 200g feta, crumbled 10 slices prosciutto, torn Pasta...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Flourless Chocolate Cake 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup water 150g dark eating chocolate, melted 150g butter, melted 1 1/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup hazelnut meal or almond meal 4 eggs, separated 1. Preheat oven to 180/160c fan forced. Grease deep 20cm...

Fudge Brownies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Fudge Brownies 1 cup plain flour 1 tsp salt 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup oil 4 eggs 1/4 cup cold water Mix together all ingredients until well combined. Pour into greased 13″x9″x2″ pan and...

Gateau Opera

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Gateau Opera Serves 6 85g caster sugar 3 eggs 3 eggwhites 100g almond meal 30g plain flour, sifted 1/4 tsp baking powder 150g dark chocolate, melted, cooled Butter Cream: 55g caster sugar 2 egg yolks 3 tsp instant coffee powder 140g unsalted...

Gingerbread

Photo by EmmCee Gingerbread 675g self raising flour 3 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons ground clove 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 185g chopped butter 220g firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup treacle 2 eggs lightly beaten 1. Using a food processor mix the flour, spices...

Glazed Kiwi and Lime Tart with Pistachio Crust

Photo by Julie O’Malley Glazed Kiwi and Lime Tart with Pistachio Crust 115g finely ground pistachio nuts 8 digestive biscuits, crushed 55g caster sugar 1 Tbsp lime zest (about 1 lime) 85g unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 large egg yolks 400g tin condensed milk 120ml fresh lime juice...

Gluten Free Coconut Cake

Photo by Sares Gluten Free Coconut Cake 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 1/2 cups GF flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp xanthan gum (if your GF flour has xanthan then leave it out) 1 cup canola oil 1 cup coconut milk (not low fat)...

Goat’s Cheese and Fig Tart

Photo by Julie O’Malley Goats Cheese and Fig Tart 2 sheets (25 x 25cm) ready-rolled frozen puff pastry, just thawed 2 x 150g pkts goat’s cheese (South Cape brand) at room temperature 4 (about 50g each) fresh ripe figs, ends trimmed, thickly sliced lengthways 2 Tablespoons red gum honey...

Golden Syrup and Pecan Steamed Pudding

Photo by Julie O’Malley Golden Syrup and Pecan Steamed Pudding 1/2 cup golden syrup 1/2 cup roasted pecans, roughly chopped 125g butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup S.R.Flour 1/2 cup milk Custard, ice cream or cream to serve #...

Gran’s Apple Pie

Recipe and Photo by Kelli Gran’s Apple Pie 2 good Tablespoons of butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 2 cups SR flour a little water 800g tin apples a little extra sugar to taste egg and milk for eggwash Pastry: Beat butter and sugar. Add egg, then add flour....

Grated Chocolate Roll

Photo by Julie O’Malley Grated Chocolate Roll 4 eggs, separated 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 Tbsp hot water 60g dark chocolate, grated 1/2 cup SR flour 1-2 Tbsp caster sugar, extra Vanilla Cream: 3/4 cup thickened cream 2 tsp icing sugar mixture 1 tsp vanilla extract/essence Grease 25 x...

Greek Almond Biscuits

Photo by Sares Greek Almond Biscuits 3 cups almond meal 1 cup caster sugar 3 drops almond essence 3 egg whites, lightly beaten 1 cup flaked almonds # Combine the almond meal, sugar and almond essence in a large bowl. Add the egg whites and stir until the mixture...

Greek Egg and Feta Pies

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Greek Egg and Feta Pies Serves 4 1 sheet puff pastry (thawed) 4 large eggs 30 g feta, crumbled 1 green onion, green part only finely sliced 4 black olives finely chopped 1. Preheat oven to 180 C. 2. Divide puff pastry...

Green Beans Amandine

Photo by Julie O’Malley Green Beans Amandine 3 cups green beans, trimmed 6 slices bacon 2 cloves minced garlic 1 medium red onion, sliced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese # In a...

Green Pasta Salad

Photo by Julie O’Malley Green Pasta Salad Serves: 6 500g green fettuccine 250g cherry tomatoes 2 small Lebanese or pickling cucumbers 250g rocket 1 medium red onion, finely sliced 250g bocconcini black olives for garnish Basil Pesto: 1 cup fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon...

Griddled Eggplants with Feta, Mint and Chilli

Photo by EmmCee Griddled Eggplants with Feta, Mint and Chilli 2 large eggplants, each cut thinly, lengthwise, into about 10 slices 4 Tbsp olive oil 250g feta cheese 1 large red chilli, finely chopped (deseeded optional for milder) large bunch fresh mint, finely chopped, with some saved for sprinkling...

Ham Hock and Lentil Soup

Photo by Jox Ham Hock and Lentil Soup 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion finely chopped 2 stalks celery finely chopped 2 Pontiac potatoes cubed 2 carrots cut into small cubes 1 cup brown lentils 1 ham hock 2.5 litre chicken stock or water 1 large handful of baby...

Hellenic Grain Salad

Photo by Julie O’Malley Hellenic Grain Salad Serves 2 1/2 bunch coriander, chopped by hand 1/4 bunch parsley, chopped by hand 1/4 red onion, finely diced by hand 1/2 cup freekah (or cracked wheat or quinoa) 1/4 cup Puy lentils 1 Tbsp each – toasted pumpkin seeds, toasted slivered...

Herb and Garlic Pull-Apart

Photo by Alecia Herb and Garlic Pull-Aparts 1 pack Laucke’s crusty white bread mix (600g) 2 teaspoons yeast (provided with bread mix) 380ml water 1/4 cup store-bought garlic butter (or homemade) 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 1. Make the bread as per the packets instructions. After you have knocked it down...

Herbed Honey Rissoles

Photo by Megan Herbed Honey Rissoles 500g minced beef 1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon Soya sauce 2 tablespoons cream 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 chicken stock cubes, crumbled 1/2 cup stale breadcrumbs 1 egg, lightly...

Honey Coconut Cake with Caramel Icing

Photo by Julie O’Malley Honey Coconut Cake with Caramel Icing 1/2 cup coconut 125g butter 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 2 Tablespoons honey 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup milk # Line a selected tin with baking paper and grease (19cm x 29cm lamington pan,...

Honey Glazed Pork

Photo by Julie O’Malley Honey Glazed Pork Serves 2 2 pork fillets 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tbsp tomato sauce Pinch salt 1 Tbsp soy sauce 2 1/2 Tbsp honey Combine all marinade ingredients in a container long enough for the fillets to lie straight. Add whole fillets (slice...

Hot Cross Buns

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Hot Cross Buns 4 cups good quality plain flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons bread improver 1 1/2 cups lukewarm milk 15g dried yeast 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 60g soft butter 1 egg 1 cup sultanas...

Iced Cinnamon Scrolls

Photo by Julie O’Malley Iced Cinnamon Scrolls 1/4 cup lukewarm water 1 cup milk, slightly warmed 125g butter, softened 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup sugar 5 cups plain flour pinch of salt 2 x 7g sachets dried yeast 1/3 cup currants 1/3 cup sultanas 80g butter, softened 3/4...

Indonesian-Style Fried Rice with Prawns and Chilli Peanut Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Indonesian-Style Fried Rice with Prawns and Chilli Peanut Sauce Serves 4 2 cups (400g) long-grain rice 1 fresh red birdseye chilli, finely chopped 2 Tbsp lime juice 2 Tbsp kecap manis (see notes) 1/3 cup (55g) toasted peanuts, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup (80ml) peanut oil...

Italian Broccoli and Salmon Bake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Italian Broccoli and Salmon Bake 250g penne 300g broccoli , cut into large florets 25g butter 25g plain flour 600ml milk 100g mascarpone 8 sundried tomatoes (preserved in olive oil), drained and thickly sliced 2 Tbsp small capers (optional) rinsed to remove excess salt or...

Italian Chicken Meatloaves with Mash

Photo by Julie O’Malley Italian Chicken Meatloaves with Mash 500g chicken breast mince 200g pork mince 2 garlic cloves, crushed Pinch dried chilli flakes 1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup roughly chopped fresh basil leaves 1/3 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes 2 Tablespoons pine nuts,...

Italian Meatball Bake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Italian Meatball Bake Serves 4 2 cups dried spiral pasta 500g lean beef mince 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 green onions, finely chopped 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves, finely shredded 1 large carrot, trimmed, peeled, grated 1 large zucchini, trimmed, grated 150g button mushrooms, grated...

Jam Coconut Slice (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Jam Coconut Slice (Thermomix) 300g plain flour 180g sugar 120g butter 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 250g jam (any flavour you like) 160g desiccated coconut Preheat oven to 180 C. Grease and line a rectangular slice tray (18cm X 28cm) with baking paper. Mix the...

Jamie Oliver’s Storecupboard Lentil Soup

Photo by Julie O’Malley Jamie Oliver’s Storecupboard Lentil Soup Serves 4 to 6 Fresh Ingredients: 6 rashers of quality smoked streaky bacon, chopped 2 red onions, peeled and chopped 2 carrots, scrubbed and chopped 3 sticks of celery, trimmed and chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced a...

Jerk Paste (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley (Sticky Jerk Salmon with Mango Slaw) Jerk Paste (Thermomix) Spice Mix: 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 3 tsp black peppercorns 1/2 tsp each: ground cinnamon, ground coriander, freshly grated nutmeg 1 tsp ground allspice Place all the spice mix into a spice grinder. Process until powder like....

Lamb Roast

Photo by Denise C Lamb Roast Serves: 4 1.4kg – 1.5kg lamb roast, easy carve 1-2 cloves garlic, cut into slivers 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons olive oil 20g butter 1 large onion, sliced 1 x 400g tin butter beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/2...

Lamington Pavlova

Recipe and Photo by Sares Lamington Pavlova 6 egg whites 2 1/4 cups sugar pinch salt 1 Tablespoon cornflour 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 300ml cream 200g dark chocolate 1 punnet strawberries, sliced in half 1 cup strawberry jam 1/4 cup shredded coconut 1....

Lamington Slice

Photo by Denise C Lamington Slice Makes 12 slices 3 eggs 110g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 75g (1/2 cup) SR Flour 35g (1/4 cup) cornflour 2 Tbsp apricot jam (more is optional) 80g (1/2 cup) icing sugar 2tsp cocoa 3tsp hot water 1 1/2 Tbsp desiccated coconut 1. Grease...

Langostinos Salteados (Sautéed Prawns)

Photo by Kelli Langostinos Salteados (Sautéed Prawns) 1kg large prawns 50ml oil 2 Tbsp chopped onion 1 clove chopped garlic 50ml dry sherry 2 Tbsp tomato sauce 1/4 tsp thyme pinch salt and pepper chopped parsley 1. Peel the prawns, leaving heads and tails intact, dry them. 2. In...

Lasagne

Lasagne Minced beef and cheese sauce mingle enticingly between layers of fresh pasta. Serves 4-6 375g fresh lasagne sheets Meat Sauce: 4 teaspoons olive oil 2 onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 500g lean minced beef 400g can tomatoes, chopped 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs 2 teaspoons white sugar...

Lasagne

Photo by Julie O’Malley Lasagne Oil and butter (enough to cover the base of the pan you are using) 1 med to large carrot diced 1 med to large onion diced Couple of sticks of celery diced 500g beef mince 2 to 3 anchovy fillets 1/2 a 700g bottle...

Lasagne

Photo by Julie O’Malley Lasagne 500g beef mince 250g veal or pork mince 1 leek washed and diced 2 onions diced 4 cloves garlic (at least) chopped finely 3 stalks of celery diced 1 zucchini grated handful of mushrooms chopped 1 large jar of tomato passata 6-8 capsicums roasted...

LCM’s

Photo by barbieclone LCM’s 2 1/2 cups of Rice Bubbles 1/2 cup of 100’s and 1000’s 1 pkt of Marshmallows 60g of Butter Mix Rice Bubbles and 100’s and 1000’s in a medium bowl. Melt butter and Marshmallows. Mix together. Pour in deep tray and pat down. Place in...

Lemon and Lime Cheesecakes (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Lemon and Lime Cheesecakes (Thermomix) Serves 4 Base: 125g Granita bisc, broken in pieces as you drop them in the bowl 1 tsp ground mixed spice + small grind sea salt 40g softened butter, in chunks Place all ingredients into TM bowl. Pulse Turbo 2-3 times...

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...

Lemon Pudding Surprise (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Lemon Pudding Surprise (Thermomix) Makes 6 individual bowls or one big one 2 lemons, zest of 1 and juice of both 200g granulated sugar 4 eggs, separated 25g butter 50g plain flour 500g milk Boiling water for the oven 1. Preheat oven 180 C. 2. Place...

Lime, Paprika and Honey Glazed Chicken

Photo by Julie O’Malley Lime, Paprika and Honey Glazed Chicken 2 Tbsp plain flour 2 Tbsp sweet paprika salt flakes freshly ground black pepper 8 chicken chops (trimmed thigh pieces with the skin on) 2 red onions, each cut into 8 wedges 2 Tbsp flavourless oil 2 tsp freshly...

Liqueur Coffee Cheesecake

Liqueur Coffee Cheesecake Preparation time: 50 minutes + cooling Total cooking time: about 1 hour Serves 6-8 150 g speculaas or spice biscuits, finely crushed 3/4 cup ground hazelnuts 100 g butter, melted 400 g cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 6 teaspoons plain flour 1/2 cup...

M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo by EmmCee M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 30 125g unsalted butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 lightly beaten egg 1 3/4 cup SR Flour 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup chocolate chips 3/4 cup M&M’s 1. Preheat oven to 180C...

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...

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, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mem’s Macadamia Baileys Mousse

Photo by Mem Mem’s Macadamia Baileys Mousse 250g Cadburys Macadamia Chocolate Block 4 eggs, separated 1 1/2 Tbsp Baileys 1 cup cream Chop chocolate roughly, put into top of double saucepan, stir over hot water until melted (be very careful as it will burn easy). Remove from heat, cool...

Mem’s Ricotta Cannelloni

Photo by Mem Mem’s Ricotta Cannelloni 250g Ricotta Cheese 3 cups grated cheese 1 cup shallots, finely sliced 250g frozen spinach, defrosted and drained 2 eggs cannelloni shells 800g tin whole tomatoes 1 cup cheese, extra Preheat oven to 180c. Mix together the ricotta, cheese, shallots, spinach and eggs....

Microwave Lamingtons

Photo by Julie O’Malley Microwave Lamingtons 1 cup flour 2/3 cup caster sugar 1 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 90g butter, melted on defrost power for 2 mins 1/3 cup milk 2 large eggs, beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp grated orange or lemon rind, optional...

Microwave Pear Pudding

Photo by Photo by Julie O’Malley Microwave Pear Pudding 100g SR flour 100g brown sugar 100g unsalted butter, softened 2 eggs Handful of sultanas 3 tsp ground cinnamon 2 x 400g cans pears in syrup, drained and roughly chopped Icing sugar to dust Put flour, brown sugar, butter and...

Middle Eastern Orange Cake with Marmalade and Orange Flower Cream

Photo by Julie O’Malley Middle Eastern Orange Cake with Marmalade and Orange Flower Cream 1 Orange 3 Eggs 250g Caster Sugar 55g Plain Flour, Sifted 5ml (1 tsp) Baking Powder 200g freshly ground Almonds Icing sugar for dusting For The Cream: 55g Fine-shred Orange Marmalade 125g Mascarpone Cheese 30ml...

Middle Eastern Syrup Muffins

Photo by Julie O’Malley Middle Eastern Syrup Muffins Makes 12 2 1/2 cups (375g) self-raising flour 185g caster sugar Grated rind and juice of 2 oranges 1/2 cup thick Greek yoghurt, plus extra to serve 1/3 cup (80ml) milk 1 egg 100g unsalted butter, melted, cooled Syrup Zest and...

Mini Easter Cheesecakes

Photo by Mem Mini Easter Cheesecakes Makes 8 2 Tablespoons boiling water 2 teaspoons powdered gelatine 6 plain chocolate biscuits (eg. Choc Ripple) 20g butter, melted 250g cream cheese, softened 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 1/4 cup pure cream, lightly whipped 50g milk chocolate, melted 8 caramel-filled mini Easter eggs...

Mini Mars Bar Cheesecakes

Recipe & Photo by Jox Mini Mars Bar Cheesecakes This recipe is for 10 x 1/3 cup individual cheesecakes or double recipe to make an 8″ spring-form tin. 90g biscuit crumbs 50g butter – melted 2 1/2 tsp cocoa Caramel Sauce: 1 Tbsp brown sugar 20g extra butter 2...

Mud Cake

Photo by Alecia Mud Cake 500g dark chocolate 125g butter 6 eggs 1/4 cup plain flour 1. Pre-heat oven to 200c. Line a 22cm springform tin with baking paper or foil. 2. Melt chocolate and butter together in a saucepan over a gentle heat, or microwave on medium power,...

Mud Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Mud Cake 150g dark cooking choc, melted 8 tsp coffee & chicory essence 125g unsalted butter 125g caster sugar 125g ground almonds 60g fresh breadcrumbs 4 large eggs, separated Icing: 200g dark cooking choc 125ml sour cream whipped cream to serve 1. Preheat oven to...

Mushroom and Cashew Curry

Photo by Julie O’Malley Mushroom and Cashew Curry 45ml ghee or oil 2 onions, chopped 1-2 garlic cloves depending on their size, crushed 1 tsp chopped green chilli, add more if you like it hotter 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp tomato paste 500g button mushrooms, quartered...

Mushroom, Spinach and Gruyere Tarts

Photo by Julie O’Malley Mushroom, Spinach and Gruyere Tarts Makes 4 small tarts 3/4 cup (110g) Plain flour 60g unsalted butter 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 eschalots, roughly chopped 1 cup chopped mixed wild mushrooms, such as field, oyster and swiss brown 2 firmly packed cups (50g) baby spinach...

Nut Bars (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Nut Bars (Thermomix) 1 1/2 cups of raw cashews 1 1/2 cups dates, pitted 1/2 cup almond butter 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups 60% or higher chocolate blitzed in thermomix. 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil Place...

Oat and Berry Acai Bowl

Photo by Julie O’Malley Oat and Berry Acai Bowl 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup traditional oats 1/2 ripe banana 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 1/4 cup frozen raspberries 1 tablespoon white chia seeds 1 teaspoon acai powder 100g mixed berries 1 tablespoon pistachios, chopped 2 teaspoons dried cranberries 2 teaspoons...

Osso Bucco

Photo by Julie O’Malley Osso Bucco olive oil flour salt and pepper 6-8 slices osso bucco (veal or beef) 1 cup diced onion 1 cup diced carrot 1 cup diced celery 1 cup dry red wine 1 x 800g tin diced Italian tomatoes 1 500g jar tomato pasta sauce...

Passionfruit Curd Cupcakes

Photo by Julie O’Malley Passionfruit Curd Cupcakes Passionfruit Buttercake: 90g butter, softened 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 2 eggs 1 cup (150g) SR flour 1/4 cup (60ml) passionfruit pulp (3-4 passionfruit) Passionfruit Curd: 2 eggs, beaten lightly 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/4 cup passionfruit pulp...

Passionfruit Soufflé

Photo by Julie O’Malley Passionfruit Soufflé Serves 6 1-2 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened 50g caster sugar, plus extra to sprinkle 1 generous cup of crème patisserie pulp from 6 passionfruits 2 Tbsp whipped cream 6 egg whites a pinch of cream of tartar 1 Tbsp caster sugar icing sugar,...

Pasta Salad with Haloumi and Lemon

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Pasta Salad with Haloumi and Lemon Serves 4 5 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind 1 x 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 55g (1/3 cup) pitted black olives 1 zucchini, ends trimmed, coarsely grated...

Pavlova

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pavlova 5 large egg whites pinch of salt 1 1/4 cups caster sugar 1 tsp cornflour 1 tsp white vinegar 1/2 tsp vanilla # Preheat oven to 200 C. # Beat egg whites and salt until stiff in a clean, dry bowl. Gradually add sugar...

Peabody’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Photo by Mem This Recipe is Adapted from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody. I have changed a few things to how I made it. Please visit Peabody’s page for her recipe. Peabody’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake 1 1/4 cups chocolate chip cookie crumbs (I used 400g The Decadent Chocolate...

Peach, Raspberry and Almond Crumble

Photo by Julie O’Malley Peach, Raspberry and Almond Crumble Serves 6 1.8kg peaches (about 12) 200g raspberries 100g demerara sugar 2 tsp amaretto Almond Crumble: 250g plain flour 180g chilled butter, cut into 1cm pieces 100g demerara sugar 30g flaked almonds To Serve: double cream or ice-cream 1. For...

Peanut Butter Ice-Cream Pie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Peanut Butter Ice-Cream Pie Serves 10 250g packet chocolate chip cookies (see note) 2 Tablespoons unsalted peanuts 50g butter, melted 1 litre chocolate ice-cream, softened 2/3 cup crunchy peanut butter (Chocolate fudge sauce) 200g dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup pure cream 20g butter 1. Preheat...

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...

Pepper Steak with Mushroom Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pepper Steak with Mushroom Sauce Serves 4 2 Tbsp crushed mixed peppercorns 4 x 150g sirloin or New York steaks 30g unsalted butter 2 Tbsp olive oil, plus extra to brush 2 eschalots, finely chopped 300g mixed mushrooms (such as Swiss browns and shiitakes), sliced...

Perfect Pasta

Photo by Julie O’Malley Perfect Pasta 1 onion 1 clove garlic 2 tbsp olive oil 400g tinned tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato puree salt and pepper pinch of sugar 340g rigatoni or penne 450g favourite sausages 30g bread 30g cheddar cheese 1. Set the oven to 220C. Peel the onion...

Persian Lamb with Pumpkin and Pomegranate Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Persian Lamb with Pumpkin and Pomegranate Sauce 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion halved and sliced 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 1 red capsicum coarsely chopped 3 red birds eye chillies, deseeded and coarsely chopped 1 tsp ground cumin 3 Tbsp pomegranate molasses 2...

Pesto Chicken Pasta With Pumpkin

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pesto Chicken Pasta With Pumpkin Serves 4 45g (1/4 cup) pine nuts 1kg butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded, cut into 2cm pieces 1/2 cup olive oil 240g cherry truss tomatoes 400g dried spaghetti 3 chicken breast fillets 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves 1 small garlic...

Pesto, Semi-Dried Tomato and Bocconcini Bruschetta

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pesto, Semi-Dried Tomato and Bocconcini Bruschetta Serves 6 80ml (1/3 cup) olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 6 slices ciabatta 100g (1/2 cup) bought basil pesto 100g semi-dried tomatoes, drained on paper towel 200g cherry bocconcini, drained, halved Small fresh basil leaves, to serve Sea...

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Photo by Megan Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Serves 6-8 20g unsalted butter, melted 2 Tablespoons firmly packed soft brown sugar 440g can pineapple rings in natural juice 90g unsalted butter, extra, softened 1/2 cup (125g) caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 cup (125g) self-raising flour...

Pistachio and Rosewater Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pistachio and Rosewater Cake 200g unsalted pistachio nuts, shelled 5 eggs, separated 150g caster sugar 50g pistachio nuts – extra (for the topping) Syrup: 90ml water 70g sugar 1/2 tsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp rosewater 1. Preheat oven 180 C. Grease and line a 20cm...

Pistachio and Rosewater Cupcakes

Photo by EmmCee Pistachio and Rosewater Cupcakes For the Cupcakes: 225g unsalted butter, softened 225g caster sugar 225g self-raising flour 4 eggs 1 tsp rosewater For the Icing: 200g cream cheese 175g icing sugar, sieved 2 Tbsp rose water 3 Tbsp chopped pistachios 1. Preheat the oven to 175°C...

Play Dough

Photo by Maz Play Dough 2 cups plain flour 1 cup salt 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 cup cold water 2 drops food colouring 1. Combine flour and salt. 2. Add water, food colouring and oil. Mix until ingredients are combined. 3. Knead well. If consistency is too wet,...

Potato and Cheese Soup

Photo by Jox Potato and Cheese Soup 2-3 carrots, peeled, and diced up 2-3 onions, chopped up 50g of butter 5 Cups of chicken stock 6 sprigs of parsley 2-3 big potatoes, peeled and diced up 2 Cup grated cheese, tasty cheddar 1. Melt the butter on very low...

Profiteroles

Photo by EmmCee Profiteroles Serves 10 Choux Pastry: 50g unsalted butter 3/4 cup (185ml) water 3/4 cup (90g) plain flour, sifted twice 3 eggs, lightly beaten Filling: 1 1/2 cups (375ml) milk 4 egg yolks 1/3 cup (90g) caster sugar 1/4 cup (30g) plain flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence...

Pumpkin and Corn Quesadilla with Fresh Tomato Salsa

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pumpkin and Corn Quesadilla with Fresh Tomato Salsa 100g pumpkin, chopped coarsely 1 Tbsp water 1/4 cup (40g) corn kernels 1/4 tsp chilli flakes 1 clove garlic, crushed 25g grated extra-light cheddar 1 x 28g (17cm) corn tortilla 1 x 28g (17cm) corn tortilla 1/4...

Pumpkin Quiche

Photo by Julie O’Malley Pumpkin Quiche Pie Crust: 1/2 cup wholemeal SR flour 1/2 cup wholemeal Plain flour 125g butter 1 egg yolk 2 tsp lemon juice, if needed Filling: 500g pumpkin, boiled or steamed until tender, cooled 2 rashers bacon, chopped 3 shallots, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed...

Pumpkin Soup

Photo by Mel Pumpkin Soup 40g butter 1 large onion, chopped 1 whole pumpkin, chopped 2 large potatoes, chopped 6 cups of chicken stock 1/2 cup of cream Melt the butter in a soup pot, add onion and cook until soft. Add pumpkin and potato; cook a further 5...

Quinoa and Haloumi Stuffed Mushrooms with Pesto Cream

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Quinoa and Haloumi Stuffed Mushrooms with Pesto Cream 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 small sweet potato, finely chopped and roasted 1 small red onion, finely diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 6 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 3 piquillo whole roasted peppers, chopped 100g grated...

Rainbow Acai Bowl (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Rainbow Acai Bowl (Thermomix) serves 1 130g coconut yoghurt 35g frozen blueberries, 30g frozen raspberries 1 tsp each: acai powder, white chia seeds 50g mango flesh 1/4 ripe banana, sliced 2 strawberries, hulled, sliced 1 1/2 tbsp fresh blueberries 1 tbsp pistachios, toasted and chopped 1...

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...

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Photo by Mem Red Velvet Cupcakes Makes 18 300g (2 cups) plain flour 30g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 315g (1 1/2 cups) caster sugar 250ml (1 cup) buttermilk 200g unsalted butter, melted 2 eggs, lightly whisked 1 Tbsp white vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract...

Ricotta Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Crisp Basil

Photo by Sares – Using Romesco Sauce Ricotta Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Crisp Basil Serves 4 300g fresh ricotta 100g creamy feta, crumbled 20g (1/4 cup) finely grated parmesan 1 egg, lightly whisked 75g (1/2 cup) plain flour 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil Salt and freshly ground black...

Ricotta Hotcakes

Photo by EmmCee Ricotta Hotcakes 250g ricotta cheese 125ml semi-skimmed milk 2 large eggs, separated 100g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder pinch salt 2 tsp groundnut (or any flavourless) oil To Serve: 250g strawberries, chopped, slightly squashed or other berries of your choice Maple or golden syrup if...

Roast Potato and Carrot Salad

Photo by Julie O’Malley Roast Potato and Carrot Salad Serves 2-3 2 large carrots, peeled and cut in chunks 10 baby potatoes, skin on, cut into halves or quarters depending on their size 2 Tbsp honey combined with 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp dried chilli flakes fresh rosemary...

Roasted Rhubarb Shortcake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Roasted Rhubarb Shortcake Rhubarb: 500g (18 oz) fresh rhubarb 50ml Grand Marnier juice of 1 orange 60gm (2 oz) muscovado sugar Shortcake: 60g (2 oz) butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 240g (8 1/2 oz) SR flour Rhubarb: Preheat oven to 170C...

Rocky Road

Photo by barbieclone Rocky Road 1 Block of Cooking Chocolate (broken up) (Dark Chocolate is nice too.) 200-250g Pkt of Soft Jellies (Woolies brand Jelly Rings are best) 250g Pkt of Marshmallow (preferably pink AND white) 50g crushed Nuts 40g Copha Melt copha. When nearly melted add chocolate and...

Rollini with Semi-Dried Tomatoes

Photo by Julie O’Malley Rollini with Semi-Dried Tomatoes Serves 4 500g eggplant, cut into 2cm cubes 1/3 cup olive oil 500g San Remo Rollini pasta 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 cup semi-dried tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves # Preheat oven to 200°C. Line...