Category: All Recipes

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake Serves 8-12 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup SR flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp bicarb 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups mashed banana (2 large ripe) 3/4 cup undrained crushed pineapple 100g cream cheese, softened 3/4...

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice 2 cups diced bananas 1 cup chopped pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1....

Hummus

Hummus 1 cup canned chickpeas 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 clove garlic, crushed 50ml oil 2 tbsp water 1. Drain and wash chickpeas 2. Blend chickpeas in food processor, add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth....

Hundreds and Thousands

Hundreds and Thousands 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon milk 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 2/3 cup SR flour 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons hundreds and thousands 1 tablespoon extra milk 1. Set oven to 180C. 2. Collect all utensils and ingredients. 3. Grease oven trays....

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash Serves 4 1 Tbsp sunflower oil 700g pork, diced 1 onion, chopped 150g button mushrooms, halved 2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground allspice 1 tsp caraway seeds 2 Tbsp plain flour 400g can chopped tomatoes 450ml hot chicken stock salt and pepper 1....

Ice Cream

Ice Cream 4 eggs, separated 3/4 cup icing mixture, sifted 300ml thickened cream 1. Whisk the cream until it forms soft peaks; whisk the egg yolks until well blended mix through the cream set aside in the freezer in a container. 2. Whisk the egg whites until stiff then...

Ice cream custard (Age: 12 months +)

Ice cream custard Age: 12 months + Serves: 4-5 3 Tbsp butter 3 Tbsp flour 2 cups milk 2 eggs 1-2 Tbsp brown sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla essence In a medium sized pot melt the butter, then stir in the flour. Add 1 and 1/2 cups of milk and...

Ice-Cream

Ice-Cream 1 x 400g can condensed milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 3 eggs separated 300ml cream Beat the condensed milk, egg yolks and vanilla essence for 3 minutes. Whip the cream until thick; and whisk the egg whites until very stiff. Fold all three mixes together then pour into...

Iced Christmas Pudding

Iced Christmas Pudding 1/2 cup each sultanas, currants and chopped raisins 1/4 cup each chopped glace cherries, glace pineapple and mixed peel 1/4 cup brandy 1L softened vanilla ice-cream 1/2 cup cream 1/2 cup toasted, flaked almonds 1/4 cup chocolate bits Strawberry sauce and strawberries to decorate (optional) 1....

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...

Iced Coffee

Iced Coffee For Ice Cubes: 200 ml Water 1/4 cup strong coffee liqueur 1/4 cup sugar For Milk Shake: 3/4 cup strong coffee (warm) 1/2 cup sugar 1 litre chilled whole milk For Ice Cubes: Boil and cool water to room temperature. Warm liqueur, add sugar and stir or...

Iced Coffee

Iced Coffee Serves 1 3/4 cup trim milk 1 heaped teaspoon instant coffee or 1 shot espresso coffee 2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 cup easiyo yoghurt 1 tablespoon vanilla ice-cream (optional) coffee or cocoa powder to garnish Blend together the milk, coffee, sugar, yoghurt and ice-cream. Pour into a chilled...

Iced Hazelnut Mocha

Iced Hazelnut Mocha Serves 2 2 scoops vanilla ice-cream 2 scoops chocolate ice-cream 250ml (1 cup) fresh hazelnut coffee, chilled for 30 minutes milk, to serve nutmeg, to serve Place 1 scoop of each ice-cream into each short glass. Pour over chilled coffee, then a dash of milk. Sprinkle...

Impossible Pie

Impossible Pie 4 eggs 1 cup cheese 1 cup self raising flour 1 grated onion 1 cup of milk 1 cup bacon bits salt and pepper Optional Additions: grated zucchini, any leftover vegetables Mix all ingredients together and pour into a pie dish. Cook in a moderate oven for...

Impossible Quiche

Impossible Quiche 3 eggs 3/4 cup SR Flour 125g melted margarine 1 cup grated cheese 1 cup ham or bacon 1 small onion (chopped) 1/2 cup grated carrot 1 1/2 cups milk Beat eggs; add milk, margarine and cheese, then flour and rest of ingredients. Pour into large quiche...

Impossible Quiche

Impossible Quiche Serves 4 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 chorizo sausages, roughly chopped 1 red capsicum, deseeded, finely diced 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup self-raising flour 1 cup grated tasty cheese 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease a...

Impossible Turkish Delight Pie

Impossible Turkish Delight Pie 2 cups milk 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup caster sugar 100g unsalted butter, melted 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 tsp rosewater essence 2 x 55g Turkish Delight bars, chopped Icing sugar mixture, to decorate 1. Grease an ovenproof dish (8-cup...

Individual Christmas Puddings

Individual Christmas Puddings 100g butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon golden syrup 2 x 60g eggs 1 1/2 cups (375g) self-raising flour, sifted 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup brandy 1/2 cup (100g) mixed dried fruit 1/2 cup (100g) finely chopped dates 1. Cream butter,...

Individual Milk Chocolate Cakes

Individual Milk Chocolate Cakes Makes 12 75g unsalted butter 75g milk chocolate, chopped 1/3 cup (80 g) firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup (60 g) self-raising flour, sifted Ganache: 80 g milk chocolate, chopped 2 tablespoons thick cream 1. Preheat the oven to warm 160°C...

Individual White Chocolate Chip Cakes

Individual White Chocolate Chip Cakes Makes 12 125 g unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup (185 g) caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 cups (250 g) self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup (125 ml) buttermilk 1 1/4 cups (280 g) white chocolate chips 1. Preheat the...

Indonesian Beef Curry

Indonesian Beef Curry 1/2 cup tamarind liquid 2 tbsp peanut oil 2 lb beef, lean boneless chuck in 1 1/2″ chunks 1 onion, chopped 4 garlic clove, minced or pressed 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, chopped 1 Tbsp ground, toasted coriander seeds 3 inch long piece cinnamon stick 1 tsp...

Indonesian Fried Rice

Indonesian Fried Rice 2 tbsp peanut oil 2 tbsp coarsely chopped garlic 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger 400ml/14fl oz long-grain white rice 1 tsp sugar 2 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tbsp chilli bean sauce 1 tbsp dark soy sauce freshly ground black...

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...

INTRODUCING SOLIDS

INTRODUCING SOLIDS WHEN? A full-term, healthy baby who is breast-fed or fed a formula adequately supplemented with vitamins and minerals has no nutritional requirements other than milk for the first 4 to 6 months of life. There is no magic age at which it is `just right’ to introduce...

Irish Cream Balls

Irish Cream Balls 1 package vanilla wafer cookies 1/2 cup Irish Cream liqueur 1/4 cup milk chocolate 1 cup coconut 1. Crush the vanilla wafers (can use a food processor). 2. Melt the chocolate and add to the crushed wafers, along with the liqueur. 3. Roll into small balls...

Irish Cream Cheesecake

Irish Cream Cheesecake oil for brushing 175g chocolate chip cookies 55g butter Filling 225g dark chocolate 225g milk chocolate 55g golden caster sugar (or white if can’t get golden) 350g cream cheese 425ml double cream, whipped 3 tablespoons Irish Cream liqueur Line the base of a 20cm cake tin...

Irish Cream Fudge

Irish Cream Fudge Makes: 16 squares 400g dark chocolate, chopped 400g can sweetened condensed milk 75g butter, chopped 1/4 cup Irish cream liqueur 1. Line a 5cm-deep, 8cm x 26cm (base) bar pan with baking paper, allowing a 2cm overhang at long ends. 2. Combine chocolate, condensed milk and...

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread 4 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup margarine, melted 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup raisins 1 pint buttermilk Beat eggs. Add all ingredients except buttermilk; mix. Add buttermilk; mix. Pour batter into a 9×13-inch pan....

Irish Stew

Irish Stew Serves 12 2kg lamb neck chops 1 kg potatoes, peeled and sliced 500g onions, peeled and sliced Salt and pepper, to taste 3 cups water 1/2 teaspoon dried herbs 2 bay leaves Trim any excess fat from chops. Place onions, potatoes then chops into Slow Cooker, then...

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...

Italian Rolled Meat Loaf

Italian Rolled Meat Loaf A delicious meatloaf with a difference. Good way to get the kids to eat their spinach! Could also use pork or chicken mince. 4 servings 1 kg beef mince 1 onion, chopped 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon dried herbs salt,...

Italian Seafood Casserole

Italian Seafood Casserole Serves 4 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 400g can chopped tomatoes grated rind and juice of 1 lemon 450ml fish stock 1 Tbsp tomato puree 2 tsp caster sugar 500g pollack, haddock or hake, skinned and cut into large...

Italian-Style Meatloaf

Italian-Style Meatloaf 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 brown onions, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1kg beef mince 3/4 cup (200g jar) sun-dried tomato pesto 2 1/2 cups fresh white breadcrumbs 1 lemon, rind finely grated 1 egg 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese 40g butter, melted dressed salad greens,...

Jaffa Friands

Jaffa Friands 3 egg whites, beaten lightly 100g butter, melted 1/2 cup almond meal 3/4 cup icing sugar 1/4 cup plain flour 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 2 teaspoons finely grated orange rind Chocolate Sauce: 1 cup dark chocolate chips 1/2 cup (125ml) Dairy Farmers pure cream 1. Preheat...

Jaffa Pudding

Jaffa Pudding Serves 2 100g dark chocolate, melted 1 teaspoon finely grated orange rind 30g butter, melted 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 2 eggs, beaten lightly 3/4 cup (75g) self raising flour Chocolate Sauce: 80g dark chocolate, chopped coarsely 1/4 cup (60ml) cream 1. Preheat oven 200°C/180° fan forced....

Jaffa Tea Loaf

Jaffa Tea Loaf melted butter 140g unsalted butter, soft 200g self-raising flour 250g caster sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 6 Tbsp milk 3 large eggs grated rind of 1 orange 3-4 Tbsp fresh orange juice 75-100g dark cooking chocolate Preheat oven to 160°C. Brush a loaf tin with...

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...

Jam Doughnut Muffins

Jam Doughnut Muffins 300g (2 cups) self-raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar, plus 1/2 cup extra to coat 80ml (1/3 cup) vegetable oil 1 large egg 175ml buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 tsp good-quality strawberry jam 100g unsalted butter 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1. Preheat oven to 180°C...

Jam Drops

Jam Drops 6 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup sugar 1 3/4 cups SR flour 1 egg 1/2 cup jam 1. Set oven to 180C. 2. Collect utensils and ingredients. 3. Grease trays. 4. Lightly beat egg and vanilla. Sift flour. 5. Cream together butter and sugar. 6....

Jam Drops

Jam Drops 1/2 cup custard powder 1/2 cup self-rising flour 2 tablespoons butter, chilled 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup strawberry jam (can use other jams) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a cookie sheet. In a large...

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...

Japanese Crispy Chicken

Japanese Crispy Chicken Marinade: 6 tablespoons sake 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 4 tablespoons sugar 6 tablespoons soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Chicken: 8 bone-in chicken thighs, skin on salt and pepper, for taste 1 cup cornflour, oil, to deep fry Marinade: Mix all the...

Jelly Belly Cheesecake Slices

Jelly Belly Cheesecake Slices 85g Original Lemon Jelly 1/2 cup boiling water 500g cream cheese, softened 125g (1/2 packet) Marie biscuits, crushed 150g melted butter 85g Original Jelly – Your Choice 450ml additional water 1. Dissolve the Lemon Jelly in 1/2 cup boiling water. Allow to cool slightly, then...

Jelly Cakes

Jelly Cakes Makes 18 60g butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup self-raising flour 2/3 cup milk 85g packet raspberry jelly crystals 1 cup boiling water 1 cup cold water 3 cups desiccated coconut 1/2 cup double thick cream 1. Preheat oven to 180°C....

Jelly Slice

Jelly Slice First Layer: 1 packet Marie biscuits (or use 20 vanilla-flavoured wafers), crushed 3/4 cup (6 ounces) melted butter Combine the crushed cookies with melted butter in a bowl. Press mixture into a 9 x 9-inch foil-lined baking pan Second Layer: 2 (14-ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk Juice...

Jelly Slice

Jelly Slice 200g packet of Marie biscuits 125g unsalted butter, melted 2 1/2 teaspoons gelatine 1/4 cup (60ml) water 250g cream cheese 395g can sweetened condensed milk 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice 1/2 cup (125ml) cream 100g packet of jelly Blend or process biscuits until the mixture resembles fine...

Jelly Slice

Jelly Slice 200g packet of Marie biscuits 125g unsalted butter, melted 2 1/2 teaspoons gelatine 1/4 cup (60ml) water 250g cream cheese 395g can sweetened condensed milk 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice 1/2 cup (125ml) cream 100g packet of jelly (the flavour of your choice) 1. Blend or process...

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....

Jerked Chicken

Jerked Chicken 2 pounds of chicken thighs or legs 1/2 cup minced green onion 1/4 cup orange juice 1 tbsp minced ginger (or 1/8 tsp ground ginger) 1 to 3 minced hot peppers (depending on how hot) 1 tbsp lime or lemon juice 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 cloves...

Jewelled Rice Pudding

Jewelled Rice Pudding butter, for greasing 900ml full fat milk 75g pudding rice 75g caster sugar 1 1/2tsp vanilla essence 50g ready to eat dried apricots 50g dried berries and cherries grated nutmeg for sprinkling extra thick cream and jam to serve 1. Brush the cooker pot with a...

Juicy Fruit Punch

Juicy Fruit Punch 4 fluid ounces fresh orange juice 4 fluid ounces cranberry juice 2 fluid ounces apple juice 2 Tablespoons pineapple juice 2 fluid ounces lemon-lime flavoured carbonated beverage 2 fluid ounces sparkling water 1/4 cup sliced frozen strawberries In a bowl or pitcher, combine the orange, cranberry,...

Julie’s Lemon Diva Cupcakes

Julie’s Lemon Diva Cupcakes 100g unsalted butter, softened 185g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla bean extract 2 eggs 200g self-raising flour 1/2 cup (125ml) milk Zest of 3 lemons 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160C fan-forced). Line muffin pans with paper cases of your choice. 2. Beat butter, sugar...

Junior Risotto

Junior Risotto 1/4 cup rice 125g ground beef 1 peeled/seeded and chopped tomato 1/4 cup diced vegies (fresh or frozen) 1 tablespoon sauce 1 cup chicken stock In a saucepan cook beef until well browned, add rice and stir for a minute, add vegetables, tomato, sauce and stock. Bring...

Just Plain Muffins

Just Plain Muffins Serves 12 1 cup skim milk 1 egg 1 Tablespoon polyunsaturated margarine, melted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 Tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1. Preheat oven to 200c. Spray a 12-muffin (5cm) pan with non-stick cooking spray....

Kahlua

Kahlua 1 qt water 2 1/2 cup Sugar 3 tbsp Instant coffee 1 tbsp Vanilla 2 1/2 cup Vodka Bring water, sugar and coffee to a boil in a saucepan. Simmer very slowly for 3 hours. Mixture will be very dark and syrupy. Cool. Add vanilla and vodka. Makes...

Kahlua Cheesecake

Kahlua Cheesecake Base: 125g gluten-free rice cookies OR gluten-free cornflakes, crushed 45g butter, melted Filling: 2 teaspoons gelatine 1 1/2 tablespoons hot water 125ml cream, whipped 375g cream cheese 2 tablespoons castor sugar 200g sweetened condensed skim milk 60 to 85ml Kahlua Topping: 60g dark chocolate, melted 1. Mix...

Kahlua Iced Latte

Kahlua Iced Latte 1 oz. Cream de Cacao 0.5 oz Kahlua 0.5 oz Cherry Brandy Cream In a lowball glass, over ice, combine the liquors. Add cream to top off the mixture and stir. Replace the cherry brandy with Stoli Raz, if preferred....

Kate Lamont’s Shortbread

Kate Lamont’s Shortbread Makes 24 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 heaped tablespoon SR flour 2 heaped tablespoons ground rice 2 tablespoons caster sugar, plus extra to finish 180 grams cold butter Preheat oven to 140C. Sift all dry ingredients together. Cut butter into small pieces about the size...

Kids’ Chicken Skewers

Kids’ Chicken Skewers 2 skinless chicken breast fillets, cubed 1/2 small red capsicum (bell pepper), cubed 2 small zucchini (courgette), thickly sliced 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons honey 2 tablespoons reduced-salt soy sauce 1 tablespoon tomato sauce 1. Soak 8 clean ice-cream sticks in cold water for 10...

Kidz Pizza Fingers (Age: 12 months +)

Kidz Pizza Fingers Age: 12 months + 1 small pita bread/half an English muffin 1 tablespoon pasta sauce or Little Kids Macaroni and Meatballs 220g sliced finely diced ham 1/2 cup grated cheese Optional extras = sliced mushroom, crushed pineapple, diced green and red pepper, sliced tomato Spread pita...

Kingston Biscuits

Kingston Biscuits Dry: 1/2 cup rolled oats 2/3 cup caster sugar 1 cup plain flour 1 1/2 cups desiccated coconut 2 teaspoons Dutch cocoa (sifted) Liquid: 100gm butter, melted 2 1/2 tbsp golden syrup 2 tbsp boiling water 1/2 tsp Bicarb soda Ganache: 50ml cream 125gm dark or mild...

Kitty Litter Cake

Kitty Litter Cake When done well, Kitty Litter Cake looks as gross as it sounds. 1 box spice cake mix or German chocolate cake mix 1 box of white cake mix 1 package white sandwich cookies 1 large package vanilla instant pudding mix A few drops green food colouring...

Kiwi Lime Marmalade

Kiwi Lime Marmalade 4 kiwis, peeled and trimmed Zest of 1 lime, slivered 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice Quarter the kiwis lengthwise, and then cut them crosswise into 1/2-inch cubes. Combine the kiwis with remaining ingredients in a deep 2 1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole, and stir...

Korean-Style Ribs

Korean-Style Ribs 3 pounds pork or beef ribs, trimmed of excess fat 1/2 cup soy sauce 1 cup freshly squeezed orange or tangerine juice 2 Tablespoons rice vinegar 1 Tablespoons finely minced or grated fresh peeled ginger 3 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 Tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 Tablespoons...

Korma

Korma 1kg lamb, or beef chuck steak, diced 1 onion, chopped 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp cardamom seeds Large pinch cayenne pepper 2 Tbsp ghee or oil 1 onion, extra, sliced 2 1/2 Tbsp tomato paste...

Kouign Amann

Kouign Amann 1 cup lukewarm water (about 40-50C) 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast 2 – 2 1/4 cups of plain flour 3/4 teaspoons salt 125g ice-cold salted butter 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 Tablespoons salted butter melted, spike with a healthy pinch of fleur de sel (or any good...

Krispie Kritters

Krispie Kritters 1 cup white sugar 1 cup white corn syrup (Karo Syrup) 1 cup creamy peanut butter 6 cups *Kellogs Rice Krispies* cereal “optional”- can of pre-packaged chocolate frosting Place the 6 cups of Rice Krispies in the large mixing bowl and set aside. In a 2 qt...

Krispy Kreme Trifle

Krispy Kreme Trifle Serves 6 – 8 8 Krispy Kreme Original Glazed doughnuts 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee 2 Tablespoons kahlua (optional) 300ml carton thickened cream 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 500ml purchased vanilla custard 300g raspberries 155g packet milk chocolate Maltesers, chopped 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds 1. Cut...

Lamb and Feta Puffs with Minted Yoghurt

Lamb and Feta Puffs with Minted Yoghurt 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 500g lamb mince 1/3 cup pine nuts 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes 100g fetta cheese, crumbled 6 sheets ready-prepared puff pastry 1 egg,...

Lamb and Pumpkin Stew

Lamb and Pumpkin Stew 6-8 lamb forequarter pieces 1/4-1/3 large Kent or Jarrahdale pumpkin 4 large potatoes 1 large brown onion, chopped 1/2 cup pearl barley Bay leaf Rosemary sprigs (optional) Soak the pearl barley overnight (or for at least 4-6 hours). Drain before adding to the slow cooker....

Lamb and Spinach Pie

Lamb and Spinach Pie Serves 6 Filling: 2 tablespoons oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g lamb mince 250g small button mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 3/4 cup tomato puree 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 cup chicken stock 6 large spinach leaves milk for...

Lamb and Vegetable Soup (Age: 6 months +)

Lamb and Vegetable Soup Age: 6 months + 1 lamb shank 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 carrot, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup pearl barley 1/4 cup split peas 1 litre homemade vegetable stock 1. Place all the ingredients in a large pan. Cover and bring to the boil....

Lamb Curry

Lamb Curry Serves: 6 1 1/2 kg boned and diced lamb shoulder 2 Tbsp oil 3 large onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, finely chopped 2 Tbsp curry powder 3 tsp salt 2 Tbsp vinegar or lemon juice 3 large ripe tomatoes 2 fresh red...

Lamb Korma Curry

Lamb Korma Curry 2kg leg of lamb, boned and trimmed 2 tablespoons ghee (or butter) 2 tablespoons oil 4 onions, peeled and sliced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup natural yoghurt 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1...

Lamb Pasties

Lamb Pasties 350g lean lamb, diced 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 potatoes, diced 2 tablespoons chopped mint salt pepper 1 tablespoon plain flour 375ml beef stock 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup frozen peas 6 sheets puff...

Lamb Rigatoni Bake

Lamb Rigatoni Bake 500g dried rigatoni pasta 2 tsp olive oil 1 red onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 600g lean lamb mince 3 tomatoes, chopped 250g mushrooms, sliced 1 red capsicum, chopped 700g jar tomato pasta sauce 1/2 cup frozen peas 100g baby spinach 3/4 cup light tasty...

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...

Lamb Roast with White Beans and Parsley Sauce

Lamb Roast with White Beans and Parsley Sauce Serves 4 1.4kg – 1.5kg lamb roast, easy carve 1-2 cloves garlic, cut into slivers 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, snipped into pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil 20g butter 1 large onion, sliced 1 x 400g can butter beans, rinsed and drained...

Lamb Shank

Lamb Shank 1 lamb shank 1/2 onion carrot potato sweet potato peas broccoli spinach zucchini Tomato Rice # Sauté finely chopped onions with a little olive oil. Add lamb shank. Do not brown onions though. # Add water to cover shank and simmer for 3 hours. Yep! 3 hours....

Lamb Shank Soup

Lamb Shank Soup Serves 4-6 1 Tbsp oil 2-3 lamb shanks 1 large onion, peeled and diced 500g dry soup mix 1/2 cup tomato paste or 1 can diced tomatoes 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 3-4 cups diced vegetables: carrots, potatoes (scrubbed, skin on), parsnips, turnips, corn, celery, capsicum 3...

Lamb Shanks and Vegetables (Age: 6 months +)

Lamb Shanks and Vegetables Age: 6 months + Roast 2 or 3 Lamb Shanks for about 1 hour Meantime steam vegetables like pumpkin, potato, peas, zucchini and carrot. Cut all meat from the bones and put into blender with veg and a little veg water. You can add 1...

Lamb Shanks in a Tomato, Pesto Sauce

Lamb Shanks in a Tomato, Pesto Sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 large French-cut lamb shanks, trimmed of fat 2 medium Spanish onions, sliced 400g button mushrooms, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 x 800g tin tomatoes, chopped 1/3 cup tomato paste 1/3 cup sun-dried tomato pesto 1 cup...

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils 1 cup/200g red lentils 2 cups beef stock 2 tablespoons oil 6 large French-cut lamb shanks, trimmed of fat 1 large onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/2 tablespoons Vindaloo curry paste 1 x 750ml Italian-style tomato cooking sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice...

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils and Sweet Potato

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils and Sweet Potato 1/2 cup red lentils (100g) 1 cup beef stock 1 Tbsp oil 4 large french cut lamb shanks (trimmed of any visible fat) 1 medium onion sliced 2 garlic cloves crushed 1 Tbsp curry paste 1 can diced tomatoes 1 large...

Lamb Stew

Lamb Stew 1kg Lamb Stew Meat – 1 inch Cubes 1 Large leek – Diced 6 cloves Garlic – Minced 2 Turnips – Cubed (approx. 2 cups) 1 cup Carrots – Diced 1/2″ x 1/2″ 1/2 cup Celery – Chopped 1 cup onion – Diced 1/2″ x 1/2″ 1.5...

Lamb Tagine

Lamb Tagine Serves: 4-6 2 tablespoons olive oil 5-6 (depending on size) lamb shanks, fat trimmed 1 medium onion, sliced thinly 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon Moroccan dried spice mix 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup chicken stock 1 x 300g tin chickpeas, drained...

Lamb Tagine

Lamb Tagine 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 lamb shanks, fat trimmed 1 large onion, sliced thinly 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 1/2 tablespoons Moroccan dried spice mix 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 x 400g tin chopped peeled tomatoes 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 x 400g tin chickpeas, drained and...

Lamington and Cherry Ripe Trifle

Lamington and Cherry Ripe Trifle Make up 1x85g pkt raspberry jelly crystals. Cover and chill 20 mins. Arrange 1x350g pkt lamington fingers over base of 12-cup serving dish. Pour jelly over. Cover and chill 30 mins, or until jelly is set. Beat 1x100g pkt chocolate instant pudding mix and...

Lamington Cheesecake Slice

Lamington Cheesecake Slice Serves 10 18 lamington fingers 1/4 cup moist shredded coconut Filling: 240g block white eating chocolate, chopped 300ml tub thickened cream 1 teaspoon gelatine 2 teaspoons cold water 250g tub mascarpone cheese 125g packet cream cheese 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Topping: 250g...

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...

Lamingtons

Lamingtons Makes 15 110g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 3 eggs, at room temperature 2 teaspoons butter, softened 100g (2/3 cup) self-raising flour 2 tablespoons cornflour 500g (3 1/4 cups) pure icing sugar 50g (1/2 cup) cocoa powder 170g (2 cups) desiccated coconut 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (conventional). Grease...

Lamingtons

Lamingtons 6 eggs 2/3 cup caster sugar 1/3 cup cornflour 1/2 cup plain flour 1/3 cup self-raising flour 2 cups (180g) coconut, approximately Icing: 4 cups (500g) icing sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 15g butter, melted 2/3 cup milk Grease 23cm square slab pan. Beat eggs in medium bowl with...

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...

Langues de Chats

Langues de Chats Makes 20 to 24 50g butter 50g caster sugar 2 egg whites 50g plain flour, sifted few drops of vanilla essence 1. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Whisk the egg whites lightly and gradually beat into the creamed mixture with the...

Large Bread Cob

Large Bread Cob 700g of High Grade Plain Flour 15g of sea salt 15g of fresh yeast 430ml of lukewarm water Extra flour for dusting Vegetable oil for greasing bowl Large baking tray lightly greased 1. Preheat oven to 200°C 2. Crumb yeast into bowl and cream with 4...

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

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...