Category: All Recipes

Apricot Coconut Balls

Apricot Coconut Balls 1 1/2 cup dried apricots finely chopped 2 cup coconut; desiccated 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 cup icing sugar Mix apricots and coconut. Add condensed milk and blend well. Shape into balls and roll in icing sugar. Let stand until firm. Makes: 32 (1 1/4...

Apricot Coconut Cookies

Apricot Coconut Cookies No Bake 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 box apricots 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 2 cup coconut flakes Powdered sugar Cut apricots in small pieces. Place all ingredients in a large bowl, except powdered sugar, and mix well. Form cookie size balls and roll in powdered...

Apricot Custard Pies

Apricot Custard Pies 1 cup drained apricot halves, chopped 4 almond or coconut macaroon biscuits, crushed 1/2 cup prepared custard 1. Combine all ingredients. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Apricot Fudge

Apricot Fudge 185g (6oz) brown sugar 250g (8oz) butter 400g (about 13oz) condensed skim milk 2 cups dried apricots, chopped 2 packets gluten-free rice cookies, crushed Slowly heat the sugar, butter and condensed milk until it’s smooth and well blended. Add the dried apricots and crushed biscuits. Mix well...

Apricot Glazed Chicken with Savoury Stuffing

Apricot Glazed Chicken with Savoury Stuffing 1 1/3 kg fresh chicken 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1/2 lemon Apricot Dipping Sauce 1/2 cup apricot jam 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp white vinegar 1 Tbsp water Easy Stuffing 3-4 rashers bacon, chopped 1 large onion, finely...

Apricot Mousse

Apricot Mousse Serves 6 250g dried apricots 1 1/2 cups water, divided 4 tablespoons sugar Finely grated rind and juice of 1 orange 3 teaspoons gelatine 2 tablespoons brandy or Cointreau, optional 1 x 200g carton vanilla reduced-fat yoghurt 1 egg white 6 tablespoons passionfruit reduced-fat yoghurt and fresh...

Apricot Nectar Cheesecake

Apricot Nectar Cheesecake 155g plain sweet biscuits 75g butter, melted 500ml apricot nectar 1 Tbsp gelatine 375g cream cheese, softened 110g caster sugar 1 Tbsp lemon juice 250ml cream 1 Tbsp sugar 3 tsp cornflour # Crush biscuits and mix with butter, press into the bottom of a 20cm...

Apricot Porridge

Apricot Porridge 125 ml boiling water 10 dried organic apricots, finely chopped 60 g oats 125 soy/oat/rice milk # Pour boiling water over apricots and soak for 1/2 an hour. # Put all ingredients in a saucepan, cover, and heat gently for 5 minutes, until mixture is thickened. #...

Apricot Sauce

Apricot Sauce l25g dried apricots, soaked overnight in 600ml water 50g caster sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice Place the apricots and their soaking liquid in a pan. cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the sugar and lemon juice, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Sieve or work in...

Apricot Turkey

Apricot Turkey Serves 4 4 turkey breasts rind of one orange, thinly shredded 225g of dried apricots 250g unsweetened yogurt 1 tablespoon of ground cumin 2 teaspoon of ground turmeric 2 teaspoon of ground coriander 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 pinches salt Pepper Preheat oven to 190°C. 1....

Apricot Yoghurt Muffins

Apricot Yoghurt Muffins 60g butter 1/4 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 cup apricot yoghurt 2 cups self-raising flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) 1 1/2 tablespoons apricot jam 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan. 2. With...

Apricot Yogurt Cheesecake

Apricot Yogurt Cheesecake Preparation time 45 mins Cooking time 35 mins Serves 6 Melted butter, for greasing 250g butternut biscuits 100g macadamia nuts 90g unsalted butter, melted 200g dried apricots 3/4 cup boiling water 500g natural yogurt 1 Tbsp cornflour 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/3 cup honey 3 eggs,...

Apricot, Date and Pecan Slice

Apricot, Date and Pecan Slice 3/4 cup dried apricots, chopped 1/2 cup chopped Pecans 1/2 cup chopped dates 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup coconut 2 cups self-raising flour 170g butter Soak apricots in boiling water for 10 minutes. Sift flour. Add drained apricots, dates, coconut, Pecans and sugar....

Apricot-Coconut Squares

Apricot-Coconut Squares 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup white sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup dried apricots 1 cup water 2 eggs 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp lemon juice 1...

Arancini

Arancini Makes 24 1L (4 cups) vegetable stock 75g butter 1 brown onion, halved, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 295g (1 1/3 cups) arborio rice 125ml (1/2 cup) dry white wine 35g (1/3 cup) finely grated parmesan Salt & freshly ground black pepper 2 eggs, lightly whisked 6...

Artichoke Frittata

Artichoke Frittata Makes 8 wedges 30g butter 2 small leeks, sliced 1 clove garlic, sliced 6 eggs 100g bottled marinated artichoke hearts, sliced 1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon lemon juice, for drizzling 1. Heat the butter in a 20cm (8 inch) non-stick frying pan, add the leek and garlic...

Asian Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Asian Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry 1-1/4 lbs boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 1-inch thick 4 cups assorted fresh vegetables, such as sugar snap peas, broccoli florets, bell pepper strips and shredded carrots 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup prepared stir-fry sauce, preferably sesame-ginger flavour 1/8-1/4 tsp crushed red...

Asian Beef Skewers

Asian Beef Skewers 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons sherry 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon barbeque sauce 2 green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root 1 1/2 pounds flank steak skewers In a small bowl, mix together hoisin sauce, sherry, soy sauce,...

Asian Chicken and Baby Spinach Salad

Asian Chicken and Baby Spinach Salad 4 cups baby spinach 1.5 kg skinless chicken breast 1/3 cup rice vinegar 2/3 cup sesame oil 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger sesame seeds 1. Mix 4 tablespoons sesame oil, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar and several drops of ginger soy...

Asian Chicken Broth

Asian Chicken Broth 1 Litre of water (4 Cups) 1 Litre of chicken stock (4 Cups) 10 cm stick of fresh lemon grass, chopped finely 4 cm piece of fresh ginger, sliced thinly 2 small red Thai chillies, sliced thinly 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of lime...

Asian Chicken Soup

Asian Chicken Soup Take two litres of vegetable stock. Add to this: 2 large onions (sliced) 2 carrots (julienned) 1 stick of celery (coarsely chopped) 1 x 440gm tin of sweet corn 100gm of bean shoots 1 tsp crushed garlic 1 tsp minced chilli 1 stick of lemon grass...

Asian Frittata

Asian Frittata 1 Tbsp oil 3 minced spring onions 2 tsp freshly grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup diced red capsicum 4 eggs 8 egg whites 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1 cup bean sprouts 1 cup snow peas, trimmed and halved 1 Tbsp sesame seeds Preheat oven...

Asian Inspired Pumpkin Soup

Asian Inspired Pumpkin Soup 2 Tbsp veg oil 2 Tbsp red or green Thai curry paste 1 onion, diced 1 stick celery, diced 1 tomato, chopped 1 kg pumpkin, peeled and diced salt 1 L veg or chicken stock 400ml coconut milk freshly ground black pepper fresh coriander leaves...

Asian Meatball Soup

Asian Meatball Soup Serves 4 2 dried Chinese mushrooms 1 litre beef stock 1 Tbsp mirin * 2 tbsp soy sauce 400g beef mince 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 stem lemon grass white part only, finely chopped 2 spring onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 4 baby...

Asian Plum Sauce

Asian Plum Sauce 4 cloves garlic, minced fine 1/2 ounce fresh ginger, minced 1 small onion, minced 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups water 1/8 cup teriyaki sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/8 cup soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried chillies 3 lbs plums, pitted and chopped 1 fresh...

Asian Style Chicken Burgers

Asian Style Chicken Burgers Serves 4 500gm chicken tenders 1 Tbsp kecap manis (Sweet Soy Sauce) 4 hamburger buns 75 gm snow pea sprouts 1 Lebanese cucumber, sliced thinly lengthwise 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter 1 Tbsp sweet chilli sauce 2 Tbsp coconut milk Combine chicken and kecap manis...

Asian-Style Vegetable Stir Fry

Asian-Style Vegetable Stir Fry Servings: 4 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup prepared stir fry sauce 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon) 4 teaspoons peanut oil OR 4 teaspoons vegetable oil 2 cups small broccoli florets 2 cups small mushrooms 1 small onion, cut into wedges...

Asparagus and bacon Quiche

Asparagus and bacon Quiche Serves approximately: 6 people 8-10 Sheets of Filo Pastry 1 tablespoon of oil 1 onion chopped 2 cloves of crushed garlic 3 eggs beaten 1/2 cup of sour cream 3 strips of bacon 2/3 cup of milk 1/4 cup of grated Romano cheese 1 cup...

Asparagus and Banana Vinaigrette

Asparagus and Banana Vinaigrette Servings: 4 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup wine vinegar 1/2 cup salad oil 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped scallions 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 pound asparagus, steamed 2 ripe tomatoes, cut in wedges 3...

Asparagus and Gruyere Tarts

Photo by Julie O’Malley Asparagus and Gruyere Tarts Savoury Shortcrust Pastry: 150g unsalted butter, chilled, cut into 1.5cm cubes 300g plain flour, chilled 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp vinegar, chilled with 85ml water Remove butter from fridge 20 mins before you start mixing, the butter should be just...

Asparagus and Mozzarella Filo Pastries

Asparagus and Mozzarella Filo Pastries 1 pack filo pastry 50g melted butter 1 bunch Asparagus, blanched, refreshed and finely chopped 1/2 bunch silver beet, blanched, refreshed and finely chopped 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella Ground black pepper Salt 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Place a sheet of filo pastry onto a...

Asparagus and Pesto Salad

Asparagus and Pesto Salad 2 Tablespoons walnut pieces 650g pumpkin cut into 2cm pieces little bit of oil 20g basil leaves 1 garlic clove 1 tablespoon grated parmesan 2 bunches asparagus Heat oven to 180C toast walnuts for 5 mins set aside. Put pumpkin and a little oil in...

Asparagus and Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce Protein

Asparagus and Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce Protein 16 asparagus spears, trimmed 1 pkt sliced salmon Cracked black peppercorns to season 1/2 cup Hollandaise sauce Blanch asparagus spears in salted water until just softened and cooked. Wrap two spears of asparagus together with one piece of salmon, just around the...

Asparagus Bundles with Tarragon Butter BBQ

Asparagus Bundles with Tarragon Butter BBQ 1/3 cup butter at room temperature 2 teaspoons snipped fresh tarragon 1/4 teaspoon onion salt 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus spears 8 x 8-inch green onion leaf tops, blanched In a small bowl combine butter, tarragon, onion salt, and...

Asparagus Dip

Asparagus Dip 1 small can asparagus cuts (drained) 1 pkt cream of chicken soup 1 large can Nestles reduced cream 2 Tablespoons lemon juice Place asparagus, reduced cream and soup into a bowl. Mix thoroughly. Add the lemon juice. Place in fridge until ready to serve. Serve with crackers....

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...

Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche 1 can of asparagus spears 4 eggs dash of milk cracked pepper 1 sheet of puff pastry grated cheese Put pastry in quiche dish, tip drained can of asparagus into dish, beat eggs, milk and pepper and pour over asparagus. Sprinkle grated cheese over top. Put in...

Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche Servings: 12 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1 cup chopped asparagus 1/4 cup chopped leeks 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms 12 Fresh Eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup whipping cream Nutmeg, to taste Pepper, to taste 1. Preheat oven to 375º degrees. Grease...

Asparagus with Herbed Ricotta and Pine Nuts

Asparagus with Herbed Ricotta and Pine Nuts Serves 4 24 fresh asparagus spears, blanched or steamed till tender 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/4 cup diced onion 3/4 cup ricotta cheese 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (or 1 tablespoon dried) 2 teaspoon tarragon...

Asparagus with Minted Hollandaise Sauce

Asparagus with Minted Hollandaise Sauce 2 bunches fresh asparagus Hollandaise sauce 3 tablespoons white vinegar 1 bay leaf 6 peppercorns 125g butter 2 egg yolks salt pepper 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/4 cup chopped mint Cut off tough ends of asparagus, scrape spears a few centimetres up from end,...

Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto 3 bunches asparagus 12 slices of prosciutto, halved crosswise Fill a high sided frying pan with water. Season with salt and bring to a simmer. Remove the woody ends from the asparagus and add to the pan. Cook for 2 minutes. Drain and run under...

Asparagus, Zucchini and Goats Cheese Loaf

Photo by Julie O’Malley Asparagus, Zucchini and Goats Cheese Loaf 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed 3 zucchini, coarsely grated 1 onion, finely chopped 1 cup self-raising flour 5 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup grated tasty cheddar cheese 1/3 cup frozen peas 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves...

Aussie Bushman’s Pies

Aussie Bushman’s Pies 200g beef steak, chopped 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 teaspoon beef stock powder 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons oil 1 onion, finely chopped 100g field mushrooms, diced 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup water 1. Toss steak in combined flour, stock powder and pepper....

Aussie Kangaroo Pie

Aussie Kangaroo Pie 500 gm Kangaroo topside, minced 1 Onion 1 cup Stock, meat 1 cup Peas, frozen 1/2 cup Sauce, tomato 1 pinch Nutmeg Salt Pepper 2 tbsp Flour Water 375 gm Pastry, shortcrust, thawed. 1 Pastry, puff, ready-made, thawed. Sauce, tomato -OR- bush tomato relish 1. Sauté...

Aussie Meat Pie

Aussie Meat Pie 500g / 1lb chuck or blade steak 2 tablespoons flour Freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup water 1 x 375g / 12 oz packet frozen puff pastry, thawed Beaten egg to glaze Trim gristle and fat from steak, cut into thin shreds, then...

Aussie Meat Pies with Pea Mash

Aussie Meat Pies with Pea Mash 1 tbsp oil 1 kg diced beef 2 cloves crushed garlic 1 med onion chopped 1/4 cup plain flour 3 1/2 cups beef stock 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 frozen shortcrust pastry [thawed] fresh herbs to garnish Pea Mash:...

Austrian Eggs

Austrian Eggs 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup heavy cream 8 eggs 1/2 cup butter 1 tablespoon chives, chopped Preheat oven to 180c. Pour the sour cream and cream into baking dish. Carefully slip the eggs into it from a cup one by one. Dot with butter; sprinkle with...

Avocado (Age: 4 months +)

Avocado Age: 4 months + Choose a well-ripened avocado, cut in half and scoop out the stone. Use approx half and mash the flesh carefully with a fork, making sure there are no lumps. Serve quickly, otherwise it will turn brown. Do not freeze avocados....

Avocado and Cheese Dip

Avocado and Cheese Dip 2 Ripe avocado pears 2 Tbsp Lemon juice 1 Clove garlic; crushed 1/2 small Onion; grated 3 1/2 oz Packet full-fat soft cream cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper Paprika to garnish * Peel the avocados, then halve and remove the stones. Mash with...

Avocado and Orange Juice

Avocado and Orange Juice 1/4 avocado 1 tablespoon of unsweetened orange juice 1 teaspoon of rice cereal Mash avocado, mix in the orange juice and rice cereal. Serve immediately....

Avocado and Parma Ham Pasta

Avocado and Parma Ham Pasta 250g Pasta of your choice 6 slices good quality smoked bacon 2 avocado, peeled and sliced 3 Tomatoes, seeds removed, sliced small bunch Basil, finely chopped small bunch flat leaf parsley, finely chopped Parmesan cheese shavings For the Dressing: 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar...

Avocado and Prawn Salad

Avocado and Prawn Salad The dressing and prawns can be prepared in advance and kept in the fridge. Slice the avocados at the last minute as they tend to discolour if prepared too far in advance. 2 ripe, but not too soft, avocados 200g fresh cooked prawns, shell on,...

Avocado and Salmon Surprise (Age: 7 months +)

Avocado and Salmon Surprise Age: 7 months + Serves: 2 serves 1/2 avocado 1/4-1/2 tuna or salmon can 1 tablespoon ricotta cheese Combine ingredients and serve on rice or toast....

Avocado Bread

Avocado Bread 1 small Avocado 1 Egg, slightly beaten 1/2 cup Sour milk 1 cup Unbleached white flour 1 cup Whole-wheat flour 1/2 tsp Baking soda 1/2 tsp Baking powder Dash of salt 3/4 cup Sugar 1 cup Pecans, chopped Mix all ingredients except first 3 in large bowl....

Avocado Cream Sauce

Avocado Cream Sauce 2 avocados 1/2 Tbsp fresh tarragon, chopped 1 clove garlic, quartered juice of half a lime 2 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup cream In food processor fitted with chopping blade, puree avocado with garlic, lime juice, and...

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip 2 ripe avocados 1 large tub light sour cream 6 spring onions-finely chopped 1 packet taco seasoning mix 1 big firm tomato-seeds removed grated tasty cheese Mash avocado with fork and spread on a dinner plate size serving dish. Mix sour cream, spring onion and taco seasoning...

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip Mix together 1 mashed avocado, a little lemon juice, 2-3 tablespoons of cottage or ricotta cheese, 1 peeled and chopped tomato....

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip 2 Avocadoes 150 grams silken tofu half cup light sour cream 1 lemon, juice only 1 tsp sweet chilli sauce 2 tomatoes, diced 1 red onion, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed. 1. Place avocado tofu sour cream lemon juice and chilli sauce in a blender. Blend til...

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip Utensils: knife chopping board spoon fork bowl Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 4 teaspoons taco sauce Method: 1. Cut the avocados in half. Throw away the seeds. 2. Use the spoon to scoop the avocados’ flesh into the bowl. Mash with a fork until smooth....

Avocado Eggs

Avocado Eggs 1 dozen eggs 2 ripe avocados 1 teaspoon capers 2 tablespoons minced Spanish onions 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon paprika 6 black olives, diced Hard boil the eggs. Peel and slice each egg in half lengthways. Remove egg yolks and place the egg white halves on...

Avocado Filled with Mango Crab

Avocado Filled with Mango Crab 100g can crabmeat 1 small mango, peeled and sliced 100 ml sour cream l shallot, finely chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons brandy Good pinch paprika Salt and pepper to taste 8 lettuce leaves 2 avocados halved and seeded Dill sprigs and cherry...

Avocado Fingers

Avocado Fingers 2 teaspoons mashed ripe avocado 1 slice thick toasting bread Toast bread and allow to cool. Spread with mashed avocado. Cut into three fingers. Offer one finger at a time....

Avocado Spread

Avocado Spread 2 avocados, ripe, skinned and seed removed, chopped 100 grams natural yoghurt 1/4 cup lemon juice white pepper, pinch 20 ml olive oil Place the avocados, yoghurt, lemon juice, pepper and olive oil in a blender and process until smooth. Makes up 1 cup of mixture. Store...

Awesome Avocado Smoothie (Age: 6 months +)

Awesome Avocado Smoothie Age: 6 months + 2 tbsp ripe avocado 2 tbsp Baby Rice 8 tbsp baby’s usual milk (breast milk or formula) Mash avocado. Add Baby Rice and milk. Blend well. Serve warm or cold. Handy Hint: – For babies over 8 months, try adding in cottage...

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush 2 large (1kg) eggplants 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons sea salt fresh pomegranate seeds, optional, for serving Cook eggplant on a heated grill plate (or grill or barbecue) for about 35 minutes, turning...

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush Makes: Approx 2 1/2 cups 2 large (1kg) eggplants 200g plain yogurt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/3 cup (80ml) tahini 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons salt Preheat the oven to moderately hot (200°C). Pierce the eggplants all over with a skewer or sharp knife, place on...

Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush 1 medium eggplant 3 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp tahini 1 clove garlic sea salt freshly chopped parsley to garnish Prick the eggplant all over with a fork then place under a moderate grill, turning frequently until the skin is slightly charred. Allow to cool. Cut in...

Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush Use this eggplant dip with celery, mushroom and cheese dippers. 2 large eggplants 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Place eggplants on a baking tray in the oven for 90 minutes at 200c until softened and...

Baby Beef Stew (Age: 9 months +)

Baby Beef Stew Age: 9 months + 1/2 cup cooked lean beef mince 1 peeled potato 1/4 cup frozen peas 1 peeled carrot 1 stalk of celery 1/4 cup uncooked macaroni 4 cups of water 1/4 cup formula or breast milk # Wash the carrot, celery and peas thoroughly....

Baby Bolognese

Baby Bolognese 1 tbsp Vegetable oil 3 tbsp Onion, peeled then chopped finely 1/2 tsp of Minced Garlic 2 tbsp Celery, finely chopped 1/4 cup of Carrots, peeled and grated 125 grams of Beef Mince 1/2 tsp Tomato paste 2 Tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and chopped 1 tbsp of Sun-dried...

Baby Breakfast Pancakes

Baby Breakfast Pancakes Makes 12 small pancakes 50g plain flour 25g self raising wholemeal flour Half tsp baking powder 1 egg 75 ml full-fat milk 1 tsp sugar Pinch cinnamon 1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. 2. Heat a thick-based pan and...

Baby Carrot Pancakes

Baby Carrot Pancakes 100g flour 150ml milk 1 egg 1 tsp olive oil 50g grated carrot Make the pancakes by beating together the flour, milk, egg and oil until you have a thickish batter. Add in the grated carrot, and stir well. Heat a little vegetable oil until hot...

Baby Cereal

Baby Cereal Serving: 1 cup 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 1/4 cup water 1. Put the water in a pot, then add the oats. 2. Bring the liquid close to a boil while stirring. 3. Turn the heat off, cover the pot and let the oatmeal cook in its...

Baby Dinner

Baby Dinner In a covered pot, and using no salt or spices, combine: 1 cup water 1 chicken breast 1/4 cup rice Simmer 20 minutes and add: 3 whole carrots 1/4 pound green beans Simmer 10 minutes longer. For Babies 6-12 months. Blend or process the meat with enough...

Baby Fruit Cakes

Baby Fruit Cakes Makes 16 150g butter 300g sultanas 300g currants 180g soft brown sugar 1 tsp ground mixed spice 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 250ml water 2 eggs, well beaten 150g plain flour 150g self-raising flour 1. Heat the oven...

Baby Jigglers

Baby Jigglers This serves one baby for days. 1 envelope unflavoured gelatine 1 cup hot milk or soy milk 4 ounces cream cheese 2 cups of any combination of the following: Shredded cooked zucchini, squash, onions, eggplant, carrots, green beans, peas, or any other vegetable; chopped cooked apples, pears,...

Baby Meringues

Baby Meringues 6 egg whites 2 cups caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp malt vinegar 1 tsp cornflour pink food colouring whipped cream to serve In a large bowl (not plastic) beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually, add the caster sugar very slowly. The mixture...

Baby Pancakes

Baby Pancakes 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup baby barley or rice cereal (or mixed grains baby cereal) 1 cup formula (Liquid) 1/2 cup mashed banana (or fruit of your choice) 1 tbsp melted margarine or butter (unsalted type) 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup baby oatmeal apple juice...

Baby Pumpkin Soup

Baby Pumpkin Soup Suitable for freezing 250g pumpkin, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup cooked white rice 2 cups water or homemade stock 1. Place all the ingredients in a saucepan. 2. Cover and bring to the boil. 3. Reduce heat. 4....

Baby Ratatouille

Baby Ratatouille 1 teaspoon olive oil half a small onion, finely chopped 1 small courgette, diced 1 small pepper, yellow or red, seeded and diced few slices of aubergine, diced 4 tomatoes, skinned and seeded Lightly fry the onion in the oil, and add all the other vegetables. Stir,...

Baby Roast Beef (Age: 7 months +)

Baby Roast Beef Age: 7 months + Lean cooked beef – from family roast or casserole. Dice meat and place in food processor with 1 tablespoon of water or meat juice. Process until pureed. Heat gently in saucepan. Serve 1 – 2 teaspoons with mashed vegetables. Place the remaining...

Baby Teething Crackers

Baby Teething Crackers 2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour 1/4 cup cornmeal 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 egg, beaten 3/4 cup milk (try a little less first) Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In food processor or in large bowl, stir together the flour, cornmeal, salt...

Baby’s First Fish (Age: 7 months +)

Baby’s First Fish Age: 7 months + 1 small fillet of fish, no bones 1 cup of baby’s milk or water 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley Dice fish, add to milk. Add parsley. Simmer briefly until tender. Cool and then mash. Check to make sure that there are no...

Baby’s Own Custard (Age: 4 months +)

Baby’s Own Custard Age: 4-6 months Serves: 2 serves 100mls baby’s regular milk or breast milk or prepared formula 2 teaspoons custard powder or arrowroot. Pour breast milk or prepared formula into a small saucepan and heat gently. In a small bowl mix custard powder with a little water...

Baby’s Rice Pudding

Baby’s Rice Pudding 1 cup cooked rice 1 cup warmed breast milk or formula A couple drops of vanilla extract Combine all ingredients. Cook very gently for 10 minutes until the rice is heated through. Check the temperature before serving....

Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Pack cream cheese softened 1 small onion 5 slices bacon, fried crisp 15-20 large mushrooms # Preheat oven to 180C. # Take stems from mushrooms reserving 4 or 5. # Clean well and set aside. # Chop onion well, and chop reserved stems. #...

Bacon and Corn Cob

Bacon and Corn Cob 2-3 bacon rashers 1 onions peeled and sliced few shallots chopped 440g creamed corn 310g can corn kernels 250g sour cream 1 round cob loaf 1 cup grated tasty cheese small bunch of chives cracked black pepper cayenne pepper Chop bacon and fry in greased...

Bacon and Corn Fritters

Bacon and Corn Fritters 2 large corn cobs (or tinned kernels) 175g rashers rindless bacon, chopped 1 1/3 cups self-raising flour 1 cup milk 2 eggs, lightly beaten 4 green onions, thinly sliced extra light olive oil, for shallow-frying crisp bacon, mashed avocado and light sour cream, to serve...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Photo by Denise C Bacon and Egg Pie 2 sheets shortcrust pastry 5 eggs (beaten) 4 rashes of chopped bacon Sliced tomatoes to layer 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms 1/4 cup of chopped parsley 1/2 cup of cream Salt and pepper Milk to glaze # Blind bake 1 sheet of...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon and Egg Pie 9 bacon rashers, finely chopped 2 medium brown onions, thinly sliced 3 sheets frozen puff pastry 11 eggs salt and pepper to taste extra 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon milk cracked black pepper to serve fresh parsley to garnish 1. Grease a 26cm-round pie...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon and Egg Pie Serves 4 8 slices multi-grain bread, crusts removed 250g Primo Premium Middle Bacon, rind and fat removed, chopped 1 small brown onion, coarsely chopped 4 eggwhites, lightly whisked 4 eggs 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated light tasty cheese steamed snow peas, broccoli...

Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon and Egg Pie Servings: 6 1 sheet shortcrust pastry 1 sheet puff pastry 1 large onion, chopped finely 250g bacon, chopped 9 eggs 2 Tbsp milk 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. 2. Grease a pie dish lightly. 3. Line pie dish with shortcrust pastry. 4. Trim any excess...

Bacon and Egg Potato Salad

Bacon and Egg Potato Salad 4 medium potatoes, cubed 2 hardboiled eggs, quartered 1 cup cooked, diced bacon 1 tbsp mixed herbs 1/2 cup mayonnaise 250ml thickened cream 1 shallot, finely sliced 1. Boil potatoes until just tender, allow to cool and place in a large bowl. 2. Add...

Bacon and Mushroom Risotto

Bacon and Mushroom Risotto Serves 4-5 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 100g chopped bacon 25g butter 2 cups chicken stock or water 1 cup frozen peas 1 tsp crushed garlic 1 x 420g condensed cream of mushroom soup 100g sliced mushrooms 1 small finely chopped onion 1. Stir condensed...

Bacon and Mushroom Sauce

Bacon and Mushroom Sauce 25g butter 1 clove garlic chopped half onion chopped finely (optional) 2 rashers bacon chopped 3-4 medium mushrooms chopped 1/2 cup cream 2-3 Tablespoons of parmesan cheese Rump steak or veal Melt butter in pan, add garlic, onion and bacon and fry until onion is...

Bacon and Onion Dip

Bacon and Onion Dip 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 rindless rashers bacon, chopped finely 1 large onion, chopped finely 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste Heat olive oil in a saucepan, fry bacon and onion...

Bacon and Pumpkin Pesto Pasta

Photo by EmmCee Bacon and Pumpkin Pesto Pasta Serves 4 1kg kent pumpkin, deseeded, peeled, cut into 2.5cm pieces Olive oil spray Salt and freshly ground black pepper 400g dried penne pasta 300g short-cut bacon, thinly sliced 125g (1/2 cup) basil pesto Shaved parmesan, to serve 1. Preheat oven...

Bacon and Sage Wrapped Chicken with Burnt Butter Sauce

Bacon and Sage Wrapped Chicken with Burnt Butter Sauce Serves 1 1 x 250g chicken supreme 2 fresh sage leaves 2 slices smoked bacon, rind removed 40g butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh sage 1. Preheat oven to 180°C fan-forced. 2. Wrap chicken tightly with...

Bacon and Spinach Breakfast Quiche

Bacon and Spinach Breakfast Quiche 110g bacon chopped 200g frozen spinach, thawed 225g cheese 1 spring onion chopped 6 eggs medium 1/2 cup thickened cream Fry the bacon and spring onion until cooked. Mix remaining ingredients then add bacon and onion. Add pepper to taste. Pour into greased dish...