Category: Recipes with Photos

Rum Balls

Photo by barbieclone Rum Balls 8 weetbix 1 Tin Condensed Milk 1 Tablespoon of Rum 1 Tablespoon of Cocoa 1 Cup Sultanas 1/2 Cup Coconut + extra for rolling. Crumble weetbixs. Mix together all ingredients and refrigerate mixture for 1/2 hr (makes it easier to roll mixture into balls)...

Salad with Asian Dressing

Photo by Julie O’Malley Salad with Asian Dressing Serves 4 2 cups cooked brown rice (150g uncooked), cooled 1 (500g) sweet potato, peeled, roughly chopped, roasted, cooled Seeds of 1 pomegranate 100g baby spinach leaves 1 large carrot, finely shredded 2 cooked chicken breast fillets, shredded 1 cup (100g)...

Salmon Coulibiac

Photo by Jean Misko Salmon Coulibiac Serves 4 2 eggs 2 tsp vegetable oil 2 large (about 250g each) salmon fillets, skin removed, halved crossways 4 sheets (24 x 24cm) reduced-fat puff pastry, just thawed 2 green shallots, ends trimmed, thinly sliced crossways 2 Tbsp drained capers 1 Tbsp...

Satay Chicken

Photo by Rebecca Payn Satay Chicken Serves 4 12 skewers 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Tablespoon peanut oil 700g chicken tenderloins, halved lengthways 1 1/3 cups jasmine rice 6 green onions, sliced diagonally 1 cup satay (barbecue)...

Sate Chicken Tortilla Stack

Photo’s by Rozy Sate Chicken Tortilla Stack 3 chicken thighs diced 1 onion sliced 1/2 tsp minced garlic Sate Sauce of your choice 1 Tbsp oil 2 medium zucchini cut into 5mm diagonal slices 2 large sweet potato cut into 5mm diagonal slices 1 red capsicum, cut in half...

Scout’s Cupcakes

Photo by Julie O’Malley Scout’s Cupcakes Makes 12 2 eggs thickened cream vanilla essence 3/4 cup castor sugar 1 cup self-raising flour Into a 1 cup metric measuring cup place the eggs. Fill to brim with thickened cream. Beat for 1 minute. Add a splash of vanilla essence and...

Seasonal Fruit Brekkie Bake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Seasonal Fruit Brekkie Bake Serves 1 1 pear, peeled, cored and sliced into rounds 1 red apple, peeled, cored, halved and sliced into half moons 1 tsp raisins 1 strawberry, cut into quarters, lengthways 2 tbsp rolled oats combined with 1 tsp honey (can use...

Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto Damper Scrolls

Photo by Mem Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto Damper Scrolls 450g (3 cups) self-raising flour 80g butter, chopped 1/4 cup finely shredded fresh basil Salt & freshly ground black pepper 375ml (1 1/2 cups) buttermilk 200g feta, crumbled Buttermilk, extra, to brush Semi-Dried Tomato Pesto: 200g (1 cup) semi-dried tomatoes 45g...

Sicilian Vinegar Chicken

Photo by EmmCee Sicilian Vinegar Chicken 1 onion 100ml olive oil 1 chicken (approx. 2-2.25kg, skinned and jointed into 8 pieces) *can use chicken pieces instead Maldon salt and black pepper 250ml chicken stock 125ml dry white wine 125ml red wine vinegar juice of half a lemon handful of...

Silverbeet and Pumpkin Lasagne

Photo by Julie O’Malley Silverbeet and Pumpkin Lasagne 1 bunch silverbeet, sliced 1/2 pumpkin, sliced 1 red onion, sliced 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp flour 2 cups milk 2 cups tasty cheese, grated 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated 1 1/2 cups parmesan cheese, grated 4 cloves garlic, crushed Salt...

Spaghetti With Crab, Lime And Chilli

Photo by Mem Spaghetti With Crab, Lime And Chilli Serves: 2 150g tub Crab Meat Juice & zest of 2 lime Juice 1 lemon 1 clove Garlic, crushed 1/4 cup roughly chopped flat leaf parsley 1/4 cup finely sliced green onions 1 small chilli, sliced 1 tsp Sea Salt...

Spaghetti with Garlic Butter, Bacon and Prawns

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spaghetti with Garlic Butter, Bacon and Prawns Serves 4 60g unsalted butter, softened 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp lemon juice 1/4 cup chopped basil, plus extra to serve 400g spaghetti 1 Tbsp olive oil 4 bacon rashers, chopped 500g green prawn meat, roughly chopped...

Spaghetti with Garlic Cream Prawns

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spaghetti with Garlic Cream Prawns Serves 2 About 20 raw prawns, peeled, deveined, tail on or off Approx 6 cloves of fresh garlic depending on size – crushed 2 spring onions chopped (approx half a cup) 1 cup chopped mushrooms 2 rashers shortcut bacon, finely...

Speedy Minestrone

Photo by Julie O’Malley Speedy Minestrone Serves 4 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium brown onion, sliced thinly 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 bacon rashers, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 large potato, peeled and chopped 2 cups bottled tomato pasta sauce 300g butter beans,...

Spiced Orange Roast Chicken

Photo by Mem Spiced Orange Roast Chicken 1.2kg chicken thigh fillets 80ml (1/3 cup) fresh orange juice 80ml (1/3 cup) honey 2 tsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp turmeric 1 orange, thinly sliced Finely chopped fresh chives, to...

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...

Spiced Treacle Biscuits

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spiced Treacle Biscuits 340g butter, softened 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup treacle 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla paste (or 1 tsp vanilla extract) 480g flour 1 Tbsp bicarb soda 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground allspice 1/2 tsp ground cloves...

Spices of the Orient Teacake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spices of the Orient Teacake Teacake: 60g butter, softened 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 1 egg 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1/3 cup (80ml) milk 20g butter, melted, extra Spiced Nuts: 2 tbsp finely chopped pistachios 2 tbsp finely chopped blanched...

Spicy Tomato and Chickpea Soup (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spicy Tomato and Chickpea Soup (Thermomix) Serves 4 2 tsp of yellow mustard seeds 3 tsp fennel seeds 3 tsp coriander seeds 2 tsp of cumin seeds (or 1 tsp ground) 4 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 medium onion, chopped Pinch salt 2 tsp sugar...

Spinach and Feta Pull-Aparts

  Photo by Alecia Spinach and Feta Pull-Aparts 1 pack Laucke’s crusty white bread mix (600g) 2 teaspoons yeast (provided with bread mix) 380ml water 50g frozen spinach leaves (defrosted, very well drained) 50g feta, crumbled 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon store-bought garlic butter (or homemade) 1....

Sponge Cake

Photo by Sares Sponge Cake 4 large Eggs 1 cup castor sugar 1 1/2 cups fielders cornflour 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp Baking powder 125g Margarine (not butter) 1. Beat eggs and sugar in large bowl for 20 minutes (hand beater). 2. Sift cornflour and baking powder 3 times...

Spring Berry Tart

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spring Berry Tart 1 cup (150g) plain flour 2 Tbsp caster sugar, plus 1/3 cup (75g) extra 90g cold, unsalted butter, chopped 2 – 3 Tbsp iced water 1 3/4 cups (350g) low fat ricotta 1/4 cup (60ml) light cream 2 eggs grated rind of...

Sticky Date Pudding

Photo by Kelli Sticky Date Pudding 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped 1 cup boiling water 2 Tablespoons butter 1 cup brown sugar 3 large eggs 1 1/2 cups self raising flour 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup cream 2 Tablespoons butter # Pour the water over dates in...

Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Photo by Julie O’Malley Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce 225g dates, pitted and chopped 450ml water 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 90g soft butter 225g caster sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 225g self-raising flour, sifted Caramel Sauce: 150g brown sugar 250ml pouring cream 200g butter, chopped...

Stir Fried Pork with Honey Noodles and Vegetables

Photo by Julie O’Malley Stir Fried Pork with Honey Noodles and Vegetables 440g thin hokkien noodles 2 tsp peanut oil 400g pork fillet, very thinly sliced 1 onion, peeled, cut in half and sliced 12 green beans, sliced in half lengthways 4 spring onions finely sliced 1 carrot, julienned...

Strawberry Mousse

Photo by Julie O’Malley Strawberry Mousse 1 punnet strawberries (250g), washed, hulled 1/2 cup castor sugar 1 1/4 cup cream 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/3 cup boiling water 2 tsp gelatine 2 egg whites Place strawberries, sugar, lemon juice and cream into electric blender. Place boiling water into small...

Strawberry Muffins

Photo by Mem Strawberry Muffins 2 cups of self-raising flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg lightly beaten 1 cup milk 4 tablespoons melted butter 1 punnet strawberries, chopped Preheat oven to 200ºc. Lightly grease a 24 capacity mini muffin tin, or a 12 capacity large muffin tin. Mix all...

Strawberry Shortcake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Strawberry Shortcake Pastry: 2 cups flour 1/2 cup caster sugar Pinch salt 100g butter 3 egg yolks 1/2 tsp grated orange peel Filling: 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup flour 2 drops almond essence 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2 cups hulled strawberries,...

Strawberry Sorbet

Photo by Julie O’Malley Strawberry Sorbet 450g fresh strawberries, rinsed and hulled 150g sugar 1 tsp kirsch (optional) 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice Pinch salt # Slice the strawberries and toss them in a medium bowl with the sugar and kirsch if using. Stir until the sugar begins...

Strawberry Vacherin

Photo by Sares Strawberry Vacherin Serves 8 175g whole blanched almonds 5 egg whites 225g caster sugar 110g unsalted butter, melted, cooled 70g plain flour, sifted 300ml thickened cream, whipped 150g pure icing sugar, plus extra to dust 1 tsp vanilla extract 100g Toblerone chocolate 250g punnet strawberries 1....

Sultana Grape Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Sultana Grape Cake 3 large eggs 150g castor sugar 4 Tablespoons olive oil 60g butter (melted) 5 tablespoons of milk 200g plain flour 1 teaspoon of baking powder grated zest of 4 lemons a good grating of nutmeg 3 cups fresh sultana grapes (2 1/4...

Sumac Chicken with Persian Tomato Salad

Photo by A delicious. Year – Katren Sumac Chicken with Persian Tomato Salad Serves 4 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp sumac 2 tsp chopped thyme Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil 2 Tbsp pomegranate molasses 4 chicken breast fillets 6 vine-ripened tomatoes...

Summer Berry Tart

Summer Berry Tart Photo by Michelle @ Love the Taste This is one of my favorite summer recipes. Everyone loves it, its such a refreshing way to end a summer meal and share with great company. Tart Crust: 1 cup plain flour 1/4 cup almond meal 1 1/2 Tablespoons...

Summer Fruits Brulee Tartlets

Photo by Julie O’Malley Summer Fruits Brulee Tartlets Serves 4 Pastry (this is enough for 8 tarts, so freeze half): 2 1/4 cups plain flour 1/4 cup ground almonds 1 Tbsp icing sugar 160g chilled butter, diced 1 egg yolk approx 3 Tbsp chilled water, could be a bit...

Sweet and Sour Meatball in Heavenly Sauce

Photo by Mem Sweet and Sour Meatballs in Heavenly Sauce 500g mince 1 dessertspoon cornflour 1 small onion grated 1 egg 4 pineapple rings (keep syrup) 2 small capsicums 1 dessertspoon peanut oil 1 cup syrup from pineapple 1 1/2 dessertspoon cornflour 1 dessertspoon soy sauce 1 1/2 Tablespoons...

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...

Sweet Chilli Pull-Apart

  Photo by Alecia Sweet Chilli Pull-Aparts 1 pack Lauckes crusty white bread mix (600g) 2 teaspoons yeast (provided with bread mix) 380ml water 3 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 1. Make the bread as per the packets instructions. After you have knocked it down and gently kneaded it the...

Sweet Potato Bites

Photo by Kelli Sweet Potato Bites Makes 6, normal muffin size 1 medium sized sweet potato, peeled and diced into 2cm cubes A dob of butter 1/2 cup grated cheese 1 tsp curry powder (or more, to taste) 1 tsp garlic powder Salt and pepper 6 slices of bread,...

Sweet Potato, Feta and Basil Quiche (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Sweet Potato, Feta and Basil Quiche (Thermomix) Pastry: 75g plain flour 75g self raising flour 20g butter, melted 120g cream Filling: 250g sweet potato, peeled and thinly sliced 1 Tablespoon olive oil 150g feta cheese, crumbled 2 tablespoons basil leaves, shredded 1 garlic clove, peeled 2...

Tarte Flamiche with Paprika Thyme Pastry

Photo by Mem Tarte Flamiche with Paprika Thyme Pastry 50g unsalted butter 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 large onions, thinly sliced 150g bacon, chopped 4 eggs 100ml thickened cream 1 1/4 cups (150g) gruyere, grated Micro herbs, to garnish Paprika Thyme Pastry: 200g plain flour 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2...

Thermo White Choc and Macadamia Cookies (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Thermo White Choc and Macadamia Cookies (Thermomix) 200g macadamia nuts, unsalted 200g butter, room temperature 100g raw sugar 80g brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 300g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 200g white chocolate buttons Place nuts in TM bowl, chop for 2...

Tiramisu

Photo by Mem Tiramisu 2 cups strong black coffee 1/2 cup marsala (see note) 3 eggs, separated 1/3 cup caster sugar 250g mascarpone 300ml thickened cream, lightly whipped 1 large packet of sponge fingers (savoiardi) cocoa, for dusting 1. Pour coffee and marsala into a shallow dish. Set aside....

Tiramisu Cake

Photo by Mem Tiramisu Cake Serves 12 6 eggs 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 1/2 cup (75g) cornflour 1 cup (250ml) boiling water 1 1/2 tablespoons dry instant coffee 1/2 cup (125ml) marsala 1/4 cup (25g) finely grated chocolate 300ml thickened cream, whipped 75g...

Tiramisu Cheesecake

Photo by Denise C Tiramisu Cheesecake Serves 8 1 cup strong brewed espresso coffee 14 sponge finger biscuits 500g cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup caster sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 250g carton sour cream Topping: 1/3 cup cream 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder 200g white chocolate, chopped 1. Preheat...

Triple Chocolate Mousse Tart

Photo by Mem Triple Chocolate Mousse Tart Serves 10 250g plain chocolate biscuits 1 tablespoon plain flour 125g butter, melted cocoa powder, to serve Chocolate Ganache: 100g dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup thickened cream Chocolate Mousse: 200g dark chocolate, chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 600ml thickened cream 1. Grease...

Turkish Delight (Thermomix)

Photo by Sares Turkish Delight (Thermomix) 1L water 900g sugar 225g cornflour 20ml rosewater 10ml lemon juice 6.5g cream of tartar red or pink food colour To Coat: 60g cornflour 225g pure icing sugar. # In a heavy based saucepan place 250ml water, sugar and lemon juice and heat until...

Two-Cheese and Tomato Pie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Two-Cheese and Tomato Pie Serves 4 3 eggs, lightly whisked 250ml (1 cup) milk 80g (1 cup) coarsely grated cheddar 140g (1 cup) pastry mix 1 bunch spring onions (globe onions), trimmed, thinly sliced 3 bacon rashers, rind removed, coarsely chopped 1 tbs shredded parmesan...

Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Ultimate Chocolate Cake For the cake: butter for greasing cake tin 175g fine dark chocolate 115g butter 3 tbsp water 3 eggs 140g caster sugar 85g ground almonds 55g SR flour pinch salt For the topping: 115g fine dark chocolate 2 tbsp sour cream For...

Vanilla Shortcrust Pastry for Mince Pies

Photo by Julie O’Malley Vanilla Shortcrust Pastry for Mince Pies Pastry for approx 18 pies, 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain flour 1 Tbsp caster sugar 1/4 tsp baking powder 180g cold unsalted butter, chopped 1/3 cup (80ml) iced water 1 tsp vanilla extract Place flour, sugar and baking powder...

Vanilla Slice

Photo by Julie O’Malley Vanilla Slice 2 sheets puff pastry 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup custard powder 600ml milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 Tbsp gelatine 1/3 cup hot water 300ml thickened cream Orchard Icing: 1/2 pkt Orchard white icing dessicated coconut to sprinkle on top Passionfruit Icing:...

Vanilla Sugar Cookies

Photo by EmmCee Vanilla Sugar Cookies Makes around 25 – 30 medium sized cookies 200g castor sugar (OR 100g castor sugar and 100g icing sugar) 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 450g plain flour 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature 1. In a bowl or kitchen mixer with...

Veggie Kofta Korma

Photo by Sares Veggie Kofta Korma Serves 4-6 3 Tbsp peanut oil (use ghee if you prefer) 4 cardamom pods, crushed and pods removed 1 brown onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp fresh grated ginger 1 tsp turmeric 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 1...

Vietnamese Sautéed Beef

Photo by Julie O’Malley Vietnamese Sautéed Beef Serves 6 60ml (1/4 cup) oyster sauce 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp fish sauce 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp caster sugar 1 tsp sesame oil 800g beef fillet, cut into 2.5cm pieces Olive oil spray 2 red onions, halved,...

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...

Watermelon and Berry Salad with Buckwheat

Photo by Julie O’Malley Watermelon and Berry Salad with Buckwheat 2 tablespoons raw buckwheat kernels 2 tablespoons shredded coconut 2 tablespoons pistachios, coarsely chopped 800g seedless watermelon, skin removed, cut into wedges 250g strawberries, hulled, halved 125g fresh raspberries 190g (2/3 cup) natural yoghurt, to serve Preheat the oven...

White Choc Macadamia Cookies

Photo by Sares White Choc Macadamia Cookies Makes approx 24 cookies depending on size. 125g butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 1 3/4 cups self raising flour 1 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts 1. Preheat oven...

White Chocolate And Raspberry Cake

Photo by Kelli White Chocolate And Raspberry Cake 1 x 340g pkt White Wings Golden Buttercake 2 eggs 60g (3 Tbsp) margarine spread or soft butter 190ml (3/4 cups) milk 125g raspberries (fresh or frozen) 150g coarsely grated white chocolate icing sugar for dusting extra raspberries for decoration #...

White Chocolate Cheesecake

Photo by Kelli White Chocolate Cheesecake Base: 100g white chocolate, chopped 1 1/4 cups rice bubbles Filling: 250g white chocolate, chopped 500g cream cheese 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup thickened cream 1 tsp vanilla essence Base: # Microwave the chocolate on high for 2 minutes stirring every 30...

Whoopie Pies

Photo by EmmCee Whoopie Pies Makes six For the Pies: 115g soft butter 200g brown sugar 1 egg 5ml vanilla essence 225ml buttermilk 60g cocoa powder 5g bicarbonate of soda 190g plain flour For the Filling: 450g Philadelphia cream cheese 150g butter 300g sifted icing sugar 10ml vanilla essence...

YoYo’s

Photo by Alecia YoYo’s 175g Butter, softened 1/4 cup icing sugar few drops vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/4 cup custard powder Butter Filling: 50g Butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons custard powder 1. Cream the butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy, add vanilla....