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Pancakes

Pancakes Makes 12 small pancakes 50g plain flour 25g self raising wholemeal flour Half tsp baking powder 1 egg 75ml 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 lightly wipe with...

Pancakes for Breakfast

Pancakes for Breakfast Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Serves: 12 1 1/2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour 1 cup untoasted muesli or rolled oats 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon honey 2 cups reduced fat milk 3 teaspoons margarine, mono- or poly-unsaturated extra reduced...

Pancakes with Blackberries

Pancakes with Blackberries Serves: 4 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour 2 teaspoons sugar 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup skim milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 X 430g can blackberries, drained (see Notes) canola oil spray 1. Sift flour and sugar into bowl. Return husks to bowl. 2. Gradually stir...

Panforte

Panforte 80g hazelnuts 80g whole almonds 3/4 cup plain flour 1/4 cup baking cocoa 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp mixed spice 125g fruit medley (see note) 50g mixed peel 50g each dried pineapple, pawpaw, mango, chopped 50g figs, chopped 1 cup caster sugar 2/3cup honey 200g...

Panzanella

Panzanella Preheat oven to 240°C (fan-forced). Break a 1-2 day old ciabatta loaf into about 2cm-cubed chunks. Roll in olive oil, season, place on a baking tray and bake for 5 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a bowl. Add 6 diced tomatoes, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 sliced...

Parmesan Bread (Thermomix)

Parmesan Bread (Thermomix) 80g parmesan, cubed (TM direction, just grate it otherwise) 270g water 2 tsp dried yeast 500g bakers flour 1 and 1/2 tsp “masterfoods” pizza topper 2 tsp bread improver 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt garlic infused olive oil for basting 1. Place the...

Parmesan Pumpkin and Zucchini Muffins

Parmesan Pumpkin and Zucchini Muffins 200g pumpkin 2 cups (250g) SR flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup (75g) grated parmesan cheese 1 zucchini grated 125g butter melted and cooled 1 egg 200ml milk 1tablespoon sesame seeds 2/3 extra tablespoons of grated parmesan Heat oven to 190 C (375...

Parsnip and Pear (Age: 6 months +)

Parsnip and Pear Age: 6 months + 1 Parsnip either 1 pear or a tin of baby food pear Gently cook parsnip till tender and mash. Add pear if tinned or stew fresh pear and add. Puree for younger bubs....

Parsnip Soup

Parsnip Soup 600g parsnips, peeled and finely sliced 1 litre chicken stock 300ml cream 1 garlic clove, finely sliced sprig fresh oregano 4 sprigs parsley salt and pepper Pour chicken stock and cream into a large heavy based pan, bring slowly to the boil, then reduce to a simmer....

Party Biscuits

Party Biscuits 300g plain flour pinch salt 1tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon (or nutmeg, optional) 100g butter, diced 100g light muscovado sugar (or soft brown sugar) 2 eggs 60g golden syrup Sieve together the dry ingredients. Rub in the butter then stir in the sugar. With a fork,...

Party Punch

Party Punch Serving size: Serves 8 2 x 750ml bottles chilled medium-dry white wine 1 tablespoon dark rum 1/3 cup (80ml) peach schnapps 2 tablespoons triple sec 1 1/2 cups (375ml) apple and mandarin juice 3 star fruit (450g), sliced thickly 4 small peaches (460g), sliced thickly Combine wine,...

Passionberry Cheesecake

Passionberry Cheesecake Serves 8 200g packet low fat ginger cookies 1/4 cup apple puree 250g packet light cream cheese 400g low fat passionfruit yogurt 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 egg 3 egg whites 2 Tbsp plain flour 100g fresh or frozen berries icing sugar passionfruit pulp Preheat oven to...

Passionfruit Butter

Passionfruit Butter 1 cup passionfruit pulp 1 cup sugar (more if fruit is tart) 100g butter (must be butter) 2 eggs well beaten Juice of 1 lemon Put pulp and sugar in medium saucepan and soak for an hour or so to help dissolve the sugar. Cut butter into...

Passionfruit Butter

Passionfruit Butter 1/4 cup passion fruit juice, fresh or frozen 3/4 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon sugar 1 cup softened butter Combine juices and sugar in a medium saucepan. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-high for about 10 to 15 minutes or until only 1/2 cup of the...

Passionfruit Butter

Passionfruit Butter 8 passionfruit 50 grams butter 250 grams sugar 3 eggs, well beaten 2 lemons, juice of 1 tablespoon water Combine all ingredients and cook gently in a double saucepan or bowl over hot water until thick. Do not allow it to boil. Bottle and seal, keep in...

Passionfruit Butter

Passionfruit Butter 12 Passionfruit 4 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 tablespoon butter Halve Passionfruit and scoop pulp into a bowl. Beat eggs with sugar in top of a double boiler or in a bowl over a pan of simmering water, until smooth. Add Passionfruit pulp and butter and continue...

Passionfruit Butter

Passionfruit Butter 12 passionfruit 3 eggs 90g butter 1 1/2 cups sugar Place fruit pulp in double saucepan; add well-beaten eggs, butter and sugar. Cook over boiling water 20 minutes or until it thickens. Seal while hot....

Passionfruit Butter Cake

Passionfruit Butter Cake You will need about 4 passionfruit for this recipe. Passionfruit Butter Cake can be made 2 days ahead. 125g butter, chopped 3/4 cup castor sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup passionfruit pulp Passionfruit Icing: 1 1/2 cups icing...

Passionfruit Cakes with Passionfruit Cream

Passionfruit Cakes with Passionfruit Cream 60g butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 1 egg 2 passionfruit, pulped 1/3 cup greek yoghurt 1 cup self raising flour Passionfruit cream 1/2 pouring cream 2 Tbsp caster sugar 1/4 cup sour cream 2 passionfruit pulp 1. Preheat...

Passionfruit Champagne Cocktails

Passionfruit Champagne Cocktails Serves: 6 You will need about 14 passionfruit for this recipe. 375ml (1 1/2 cups) passionfruit pulp 125ml (1/2 cup) brandy 1 x 750ml btl chilled Champagne or sparkling white wine 1. Spoon the passionfruit pulp among twelve 30ml ice-cube trays. Place in the freezer for...

Passionfruit curd

Passionfruit curd 6 egg yolks 150g caster sugar Pulp from 8 passionfruit (strain half to remove excess seeds) 2 tablespoons orange juice 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 150g unsalted butter, diced Bring a saucepan of water to a gentle simmer over low heat. Place a metal or heatproof bowl over...

Passionfruit Curd

Passionfruit Curd 8 passionfruit 50g butter 250g sugar 3 well beaten eggs juice of 2 lemons 1 tbsp water Combine all ingredients and cook gently in a double saucepan or bowl over hot water until thick. Do not allow it to boil. Bottle and seal, keep in fridge when...

Passionfruit Curd Cheesecake

Passionfruit Curd Cheesecake Serves 12 250g butternut biscuits 200g digestive biscuits 120g butter, melted 500g cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup (100g) caster sugar 300g sour cream 2 eggs 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind Passionfruit Curd: 2 passionfruit 50g butter 2 eggs, lightly whisked 1/2 cup (100g)...

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 Ice Cream

Passionfruit Ice Cream Serves 6 8-10 passionfruit 185g caster sugar 100ml water 3 large eggs Pinch of salt 300ml cream Halve passionfruit and spoon out pulp. Push pulp through a small sieve to remove seeds. Place sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring...

Passionfruit Jam

Passionfruit Jam Makes 3 medium jars Pulp of 6 passionfruit Juice of 1 fresh lemon 2 eggs 1 teaspoon butter 1 cup white sugar Whisk all the ingredients together. Place in a small double boiler and cook over a steady heat, stirring regularly until it thickens (approx 35 minutes)....

Passionfruit Jam

Passionfruit Jam 24 passionfruit 5 cups (1 1/4 litre) cold water 1 cup (8 fl oz) water 1 lemon 5 cups (2 1/2 lb) sugar Wash fruit well. Scoop out the pulp from the passionfruit and retain. Take half the passionfruit shells and put with the first measure of...

Passionfruit Lassi

Passionfruit Lassi 2 x 200g tubs Nestle Diet Passionfruit Yoghurt 1/2 cup small ice cubes 125ml (1/2 cup) water 2 passionfruit, pulp removed 1. Combine the yoghurt, ice, water and pulp in a blender. Blend until smooth and well combined. Serve immediately in a tall glass. Serves: 2 Points...

Passionfruit Marshmallows

Passionfruit Marshmallows Makes 54 180ml (about 10 passionfruits) strained passionfruit juice 20g powdered gelatine 500g caster sugar 2 eggwhites For Dusting: snow sugar (see note) 1. Lightly grease and line a 17.5cm x 25cm shallow cake pan and dust base liberally with snow sugar. Combine passionfruit juice and gelatine...

Passionfruit Semifreddo

Passionfruit Semifreddo 3/4 cup passionfruit pulp (approx 8 passionfruit) 1 tablespoon CSR SMART 3 eggs 2 egg yolks extra 1/3 cup CSR SMART, extra 1 1/2 cups light cream 1 punnet strawberries, for garnish 3 passionfruit, extra for garnish 1. Combine passionfruit and CSR SMART in a saucepan over...

Passionfruit Shortbread Biscuits

Passionfruit Shortbread Biscuits This recipe makes 30 biscuits. 180g butter, softened 100g pure icing sugar 100g cornflour, sifted 180g self raising flour 3 passionfruit, pulp only 1 teaspoon lemon zest, fine Icing 50g butter 1 cup icing sugar 2 passionfruit, pulp only Preheat oven to 220°C. Cream butter, zest...

Passionfruit Slice

Passionfruit Slice Base: 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup sugar 125g melted butter Topping: 125g cream cheese 395g can condensed milk Pulp of 4 passionfruits 4 tbsp lemon juice To prepare base: Combine flour, coconut and sugar in a bowl. Pour over melted butter...

Passionfruit Slice

Passionfruit Slice 1 carton of thickened cream 1 cup of milk 1 packet of instant vanilla pudding mix 1 packet of morning coffee biscuits # Lay 1/2 packet of biscuits on bottom of tin. # Blend milk and cream, sprinkle over pudding mix and mix until thick enough to...

Passionfruit Slice

Passionfruit Slice Base: 1 cup self-raising flour 1/2 cup castor sugar pinch salt 1 cup coconut 125g butter, melted Topping: 1x400g tin condensed milk Juice of 2 small lemons Pulp of 2 passionfruit Base: Combine all ingredients. Line slice tray with greaseproof paper, and spread mixture in evenly. Bake...

Passionfruit Slice

Passionfruit Slice 1 cup sugar 1 cup coconut 1 cup self-raising flour 125g butter, melted 395g tin condensed milk 170g tin passionfruit pulp 1. Mix together sugar, coconut, flour and butter. 2. Press into lined 22cm square tin. 3. Bake at 180C for 10 to 15 minutes. 4. Cool...

Passionfruit Smoothie

Passionfruit Smoothie Serves 2 1/4 watermelon (about 300g flesh) 2 ripe kiwifruit Pulp from 6 passionfruit (about 200ml), strained if desired Chop melon into 4cm pieces, discarding any seeds. Transfer to a plastic container and place in freezer for 2 hours. Peel and roughly chop kiwifruit. Place passionfruit pulp,...

Passionfruit Soufflé

Passionfruit Soufflé 2 egg yolks 1/4 cup caster sugar 2 tablespoons plain flour 4 tablespoons passionfruit pulp 500m1 milk 4 egg whites 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (fan-forced). 2. Beat egg yolks and caster sugar until pale, then stir in plain flour and passionfruit pulp until smooth. 3....

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,...

Passionfruit Swirl Ice-Cream

Passionfruit Swirl Ice-Cream Serves 4 to 6 6 egg yolks 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons custard powder 2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 300ml thickened cream, whipped Passionfruit Swirl: 1/2 cup passionfruit pulp 1/2 cup caster sugar Combine egg yolks, sugar and custard powder in pan,...

Pasta Al Forno

Pasta Al Forno 1 egg 30mL milk 50g grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup pasta sauce or tomato puree 2 cups cooked pasta salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1. Combine egg, milk, cheese, salt and pepper, beat lightly. 2. Add pasta sauce and pasta. Mix well. With baking...

Pasta Bake

Pasta Bake 3 cups spiral noodles (cooked) 1/2 cup diced bacon (cooked) 3/4 cup grated tasty cheese 1 pkt cheese and leek soup 2 1/2 cups milk; 2 cups if cooked in microwave 2 tbsp butter Melt butter add blended soup and milk, stir till boiling then combine with...

Pasta Frittata

Pasta Frittata Makes 8 wedges 300g spaghetti 4 eggs 50g Parmesan, grated 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 60g butter 1. Cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling water for about 10 minutes, until just tender but still retaining a little bite, then drain well. 2. Whisk the...

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...

Pasta Sauce

Pasta Sauce 200g lean mincemeat 200g fresh or canned tomatoes Grated vegetables, carrot, zucchini Pasta Grated cheese 1. Fry 200g lean mincemeat in a little oil until brown. 2. Add 1 tablespoon tomato paste and 200g fresh or canned tomatoes, chopped. 3. Add grated vegetables (carrot, zucchini). 4. Add...

Pasta with Sausage and Tomato

Pasta with Sausage and Tomato Serves 4. 6 small pork sausages or 3 large 1 small onion, peeled 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter 6 tbsp milk 400 g canned plum tomatoes 1 tsp sugar pinch of grated nutmeg sea salt freshly ground black pepper 500 g penne,...

Pasties

Pasties 3 cups flour 1 cup suet, ground fine 1/4 cup lard 1 teaspoon salt 6-7 Tablespoons cold water 1 pound diced or cubed beef 1/2 pound diced or cubed pork potatoes turnips onions butter Blend lard into flour. Add suet, then cold water. Roll dough out. Add half...

Pasties

Pasties Serves 8-12 Short Crust 1 cup plain flour 1 cups self-raising flour 250 grams cooking margarine 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs and water Filling: 250 grams minced steak 700 grams potato 400 grams onion 250 grams carrot 250 grams white turnip or Swede turnip 1 tablespoon parsley 1...

Pasties

Pasties Makes 8 pasties 500g pork mince 125g bacon, diced 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 large apple, diced 1 medium onion, diced 200g boiled potatoes, diced 1 egg 2 spring onions salt and pepper Shortcrust pastry – frozen is fine Sweat the onions in a little butter until soft but...

Pasty

Pasty Crust: 3 cups flour 1/2 cup shortening 1 teaspoon salt Cut the shortening into the salt and flour until it has the texture of cornmeal. For this you will need a pastry cutter, available at most grocery stores. Add water until the mix is dough-like. Filling: 6 medium...

Patty Cakes

Patty Cakes 125g butter 1/2 cup castor sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 cups SR flour Cream butter and sugar. Add vanilla, than add beaten eggs. Fold in flour and milk. Mix well. Pour into patty pans (24 small). Bake on moderate (180) oven 10-15...

Pavlova

Pavlova Serves: 8 6 medium size egg whites 350g caster sugar 284ml carton double or whipping cream 2 x 250g punnets strawberries 2 x 125g punnets raspberries Parchment or greaseproof paper 2 teaspoons vinegar 2 teaspoons corn flour Preheat the oven to 140°C, 275°F, Gas Mark 1. Whisk the...

Pavlova

Pavlova 3 egg whites 3/4 cup splenda 1 tsp vinegar — malt 2 tsp corn flour 1/2 tsp vanilla Preheat oven 121 C (250 F). Beat egg whites into very stiff peaks. Very gradually add the splenda, beating all the time. Gently fold in cornflour, then the vinegar and...

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...

Pavlova With Passionfruit And Yoghurt Cream

Pavlova With Passionfruit And Yoghurt Cream Serves 8 6 egg whites 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/3 cups (290g) caster sugar 1 Tbsp cornflour 2 Tbsp arrowroot 2 tsp white vinegar 1 cup (250ml) thin cream, whipped to soft peaks 1/2 cup (130g) Greek...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup Serves 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 carrots, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 (about 500g) ham hock 3 teaspoons Chicken Stock Powder 8 cups water 1kg frozen peas 1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup Serves 6-8 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 onions, chopped 3 rashers bacon, diced 2 cups split peas 1-1.5kg ham bone 2 litres water 2 large carrots, diced 2 sticks celery, sliced 2 bay leaves 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme Freshly ground black pepper 1. Heat...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup 1 bag green or yellow split peas 1 kilo bacon bones (not hocks – too salty) 4 potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 Tbsp crushed garlic 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 250g diced bacon Sweat off potatoes, onions, garlic and carrots...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup Serves 6-8 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 small onions, chopped 3 rashers bacon, diced 2 cups split peas 1kg ham bone (depending on size) 1 1/2 litres water 2 carrots, diced 2 sticks celery, sliced 2 bay leaves 1 1/2 Tablespoons chopped fresh thyme Freshly...

Pea and Potato Mash

Pea and Potato Mash Serves 5 400g potatoes, peeled, cut into large chunks 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 eschalot, peeled 2 garlic cloves, peeled 200g shelled peas (fresh or frozen) 125ml (1/2 cup) milk 30g butter 1. Boil the potatoes in a saucepan of salted water until soft enough...

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 and Cinnamon Muffins

Peach and Cinnamon Muffins 1 1/2 cups plain, wholemeal flour 2/3 cup rolled oats 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened pie peaches 1 cup buttermilk 1 small egg, beaten 2 tsp canola oil 1. Place flour, oats, nutmeg, cinnamon and brown...

Peach Jam

Peach Jam 1/4 cup lemon juice 16 firm, ripe peaches 6 cups granulated sugar In large saucepan, combine chopped peaches, sugar and lemon juice. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour or overnight to allow juice to develop. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring while sugar dissolves....

Peach Smoothie (Age: 6 months +)

Peach Smoothie Age: 6 months + Makes 2 portions Peel and skin half a small peach or nectarine Roughly chop and put in a small pan with 15 ml of water. Cover and simmer for 7-8 minutes, until soft. Sieve or puree. Blend 10 ml of baby rice with...

Peach Sorbet

Peach Sorbet 1 kg ripe peaches 1/2 granulated sugar Pinch of salt 1/4 cup water 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 Tablespoon peach liqueur (see note) # Peel, pit and coarsely chop the peaches. # Place peaches, sugar and salt in a food processor and pulse until combined. # With...

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...

Peaches and Cream

Peaches and Cream 1 1/4 cups drained and chopped canned peaches 100g cream cheese 1 tablespoon honey 1. Beat cream cheese and honey together until soft. Stir through peaches. 2. Make pies as per instructions....

Peanut Biscuits

Peanut Biscuits Dairy and Gluten Free 1/2 cup non dairy margarine 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter 2/3 cup brown or white rice flour 1 tsp mixed spice pinch of sea salt 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts 1. Preheat oven to 180c. Using an electric beater, cream...

Peanut Biscuits

Peanut Biscuits Dairy and Gluten Free 1/2 cup non dairy margarine 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter 2/3 cup brown or white rice flour 1tsp mixed spice pinch of sea salt 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts 1. Preheat oven to 180deg. Using an electric beater, cream the...

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies 1 cup caster sugar 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 1 egg 200g chopped milk chocolate 1/4 cup pure cream 1. Preheat the oven to 160°C fan-forced. Grease and line an oven tray. 2. Combine the sugar, peanut butter and egg in a medium bowl;...

Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Balls Utensils: wooden spoon 2 mixing bowls tray Ingredients: 1 cup sesame seeds 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup instant milk powder Method: 1. Measure the sesame seeds, coconut and powdered milk into a mixing bowl. Stir together with a...

Peanut Butter Bar

Peanut Butter Bar This is one my mother used to make, and is INCREDIBLY moreish. 125g butter 1/2 cup soft brown sugar 1/2 cup Peanut Butter (crunchy if you don’t have peanuts) 1 egg, beaten 1 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup roasted peanuts Melt the butter,...

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies 375g jar crunchy peanut butter 1 cup caster sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped 1/2 cup milk choc bits 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. 2. Place peanut butter, sugar and egg into a mixing bowl....

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies 515 g peanut butter 400 g white sugar 2 eggs 10 g baking soda 1 g salt 5 ml vanilla extract 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. 2. In a medium bowl, stir peanut butter and sugar together until...

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup margarine, soft 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 1 3/4 cup plain flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt sugar Heat oven to 180 degrees C (or 375 degrees F)....

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies Makes : 2 dozen 1 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunky) 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp baking soda Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease baking sheets. In a bowl with an electric mixer beat together peanut butter and sugar until combined well....

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...

Peanut Butter Rice Bubble Slice

Peanut Butter Rice Bubble Slice 40g butter 250g marshmallows 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter 3 cups rice bubbles Topping: 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter 1 cup Milk Bits 1. Lightly grease a 19cm x 29cm rectangular slice pan. 2. Put butter, marshmallows and peanut butter in a micro-safe bowl....

Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies 125g butter 1/4 cup (65g) crunchy peanut butter 3/4 cup (150g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 cups (225g) gluten-free plain flour 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 3/4 cup (110g) roasted unsalted peanuts, toasted 1. Preheat the oven to moderate (180 C). Lightly grease oven...

Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies 250g margarine 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla essence Mix all this together really well. Add 2 cups plain flour. Mix again. In another bowl mix: 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 cup cornflakes 250g salted peanuts. Add first mixture to second mixture and...

Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies 4 tbsp butter 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup chopped raw peanuts 1 tbsp golden syrup 1 egg 2 cups self-raising flour Cream the butter, sugar, vanilla and syrup. Add the egg and beat just till blended. Add the flour and nuts, mixing thoroughly...

Peanut Slices

Peanut Slices 6 ounces (about 180 gm) biscuit pastry 2 eggs (separated) 1 ounce (about 30 gm) melted butter or substitute 3/4 cup of sugar 1 tablespoon of plum or a berry jam 1 cup coconut 1/2 pound (about 225 gm) raw peanuts 1 cup corn cereal flakes Roll...

Peanut-Tahini Dip

Peanut-Tahini Dip 4 or 5 green onions jar of tahini 1/2 cup fresh peanut butter 1/4 cup soy sauce soy milk Chop the green onions into small sections. Put the jar of tahini into a non-stick pot. Add the 1/2 cup fresh peanut butter, then 1/4 cup soy sauce,...

Pear (Age: 4 months +)

Pear Age: 4 months + Peel, halve and core 2 pears, then cut it into small pieces. Put them into a pan and cover with a little water. Cook over a low heat until soft (approx 8 minutes); Or steam, and then puree. When your baby is 6 months...

Pear and Almond Muffins

Pear and Almond Muffins Makes 12 1 cup self-raising flour, sifted 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour, sifted 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 pears, peeled, diced 2/3 cup milk 1/4 cup olive oil 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon almond Essence 2 tablespoons brown sugar, extra 2 tablespoons...

Pear And Ginger Cake

Pear And Ginger Cake 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 cup ground almonds 3 eggs 125ml (1/2 cup) milk 1 3/4 cups caster sugar 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger 2 cups plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 3-5 pears, cored and sliced lengthways Icing sugar Preheat oven to 180°C. Butter...

Pear and Port Cheesecake

Pear and Port Cheesecake 200g sweet biscuit crumbs 2 1.2 tsp ground ginger 1 1/2 Tbsp brown sugar 90g melted butter 2 tsp gelatine Filling: 125g packet cream cheese 250 g ricotta cheese 1/3 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1/4 cup cream Spiced Pears: 2 cups port 1 cup...

Pear Picnic Muffins

Pear Picnic Muffins 1 1/2 cups chopped pears 1 cup plain flour 2 cups self raising flour 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp bicarb soda 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups low fat milk 2 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup oil 2...

Pear Ricotta Tart

Pear Ricotta Tart Serves 6-8 825g can pear halves well drained, cut in half Blender Pastry: 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup almond meal 2 Tablespoons caster sugar 100g chilled butter, cut into cubes 1 egg separated, white reserved for filling 2 Tablespoons cold water Ricotta Filling (beat...

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...

Pears with Chocolate Praline Cream

Pears with Chocolate Praline Cream Serves 8 3 cups / 750ml water 1 1/2 cups / 375g sugar 8 firm ripe pears, peeled 600ml cream 2 x 35g Chocolate Scorched Peanut confectionery bars, crushed Pureed fresh berries, for serving 1. Place water and sugar in the removable crockery bowl....

Pecan Candy Ring

Pecan Candy Ring 1/2 cup red glace cherries, halved 1/2 cup green glace cherries, halved 1 cup coarsely chopped glace pineapple 1 cup coarsely chopped glace peaches 1 cup White Choc Bits 1 tablespoon self-raising flour 1 1/2 cups pecan nuts 1 cup blanched almonds 1 3/4 cups flaked...

Penne Boscaiola

Penne Boscaiola Serves: 4 6 rashers bacon 200g sliced button mushrooms 2/3 cup white wine 300ml cream Freshly ground black pepper 500g penne shaved parmesan, to serve 1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. 2. Remove rind from bacon and slice into 5mm pieces. 3. Heat...

Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak Serves 4 1 tablespoon oil 4 pieces fillet steak 1 tablespoon flour 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons sherry 1 beef stock cube, crumbled 1 tablespoon green peppercorns 1/4 cup cream 1. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add steaks. Cook over high...

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...

Peppered Pork Pot

Peppered Pork Pot Serves 4 1 Tbsp olive oil 4 boneless spare rib pork chops, about 700g 1 onion, chopped 1 red pepper, halved, cored and sliced 1 orange or yellow pepper, halved, cored and sliced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 Tbsp plain flour 400g can chopped tomatoes 200ml...

Peppermint Creams

Peppermint Creams 400g icing sugar 1 egg white 1/2 lemon Peppermint essence Blunt knife, 2 bowls, cup and saucer, sieve, wooden spoon, rolling pin (or clean empty milk bottle), 1 teaspoon. 1. Sieve the icing sugar into a bowl. 2. Divide the egg into white and yolk using a...

Peppermint Ice Cream

Peppermint Ice Cream 1 chilled can Carnation Evaporated Milk (freeze for up to 3 hours) 1/2 cup Sugar 1 drop Peppermint Essence Green food colouring (use as many drops as needed to get the required colour) Choc Chips Beat the first 4 ingredients together until very stiff. Add Choc...

Peppermint Schnapps

Peppermint Schnapps 1/3 cup white sugar 1 (16 ounce) jar light corn syrup 2 cups vodka 2 teaspoons peppermint extract In a 2 quart pan over medium heat, combine sugar and corn syrup. Heat until sugar dissolves, stirring regularly, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vodka....

Peppermint Slice

Peppermint Slice Base: 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup brown sugar 180g melted butter Filling: 60g Copha (vegetable shortening) 2 1/2 cups icing sugar 1 tsp peppermint essence 2 Tbsp cream 1 Tbsp milk Topping: 185g dark chocolate 30g Copha Preheat oven to 180c....

Peppermint, Ginger and Soda Drink with Berry Ice Cubes

Peppermint, Ginger and Soda Drink with Berry Ice Cubes Serves: 4 The ice cubes will keep for up to 1 month in the freezer. 32 blueberries 4 small strawberries, leaves attached, quartered 2 peppermint teabags 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger 250ml (1 cup) boiling water 500ml (2 cups)...