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Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins Makes 8 225g white flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 level tablespoon baking powder 140g caster sugar 85g butter 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 170ml milk 125g blackberries 1 well greased muffin tray Preheat the oven at 200°C. Sieve the flour, salt, baking powder in a bowl....

Blanc Mange

Blanc Mange 600mls milk 4 tablespoons sugar (4x20ml spoons) 3 tablespoons cornflour (3x20ml spoons) Vanilla essence 2 tablespoons coconut (2x20ml spoons) (for decoration – optional) 1. Blend cornflour in 1/2 cup milk. 2. Place remainder of milk in a saucepan, bring to boil and remove from stove. 3. Add...

Blanc Mange (Age: 5 Months +)

Blanc Mange Age: 5 Months + 1 tablespoon cornflour 200mls milk 1/2 teaspoon sugar drop of vanilla Place cornflour in a saucepan and mix to a smooth paste with a little milk. Stir in remaining milk and sugar. Over a medium heat, slowly bring to the boil, stirring continuously....

Blanched Green Vegetables with Light Vinaigrette

Blanched Green Vegetables with Light Vinaigrette 15 long green beans, trimmed and halved 1/2 head broccoli, florets 1 large zucchini, sliced on the diagonal 1/2 cup light vinaigrette with fresh parsley and roasted garlic Blanch vegetables in boiling water so they are cooked but remain crisp. Place in a...

Bliss balls

Bliss balls Makes about 30 balls 1 cup puffed millet or rice 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup sesame seeds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup rice malt, (or honey) 1/2 cup tahini 1 cup almond meal or L.S.A (linseeds, sunflower seeds, almonds) meal 1 cup chopped nuts (almonds,...

BLT Risotto

BLT Risotto 8 rashers bacon 1 litre chicken stock 1 Tbsp olive oil, plus extra to drizzle 1 leek (white part only), finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/4 cups Arborio rice 1/4 cup dry white wine 400g vine-ripened cherry tomatoes 80g grated parmesan, plus shaved parmesan to...

Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon Serves: 8 Blue curacao, a rum-based liqueur with a subtle bitter-orange flavour, is the base for this cocktail. 1L (4 cups) bought pineapple juice 500ml (2 cups) chilled lemonade 250ml (1 cup) blue curacao 250ml (1 cup) dry gin Fresh pineapple wedges, to garnish 1. Place the...

Blue Swimmer Crab Tortellini, Saffron Butter and Tomato Essence

Blue Swimmer Crab Tortellini, Saffron Butter and Tomato Essence Serves 4 500 gm vine-ripened tomatoes 1 tsp unsalted butter 1/2 zucchini, finely grated 75 ml béchamel sauce [see note] Finely grated rind of 1 lemon 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 Tbsp pinenuts, roasted 125 gm blue swimmer crabmeat, picked...

Blueberry and Banana Bread

Blueberry and Banana Bread 2 large ripe bananas, peeled (460g) 4 eggwhites or 2 whole organic eggs 1/2 cup (125ml) honey or pure maple syrup 125ml macadamia nut oil or grapeseed oil 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup (50g) vanilla protein powder or skim milk powder 2 teaspoons baking...

Blueberry and Banana Muffins

Blueberry and Banana Muffins Makes 8 300g (2 cups) plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 150g fresh or frozen blueberries 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 large egg 3/4 cup milk 4 large strawberries, hulled and halved Icing sugar,...

Blueberry and Banana Muffins

Blueberry and Banana Muffins 1 1/2 cups unbleached self-raising flour 1/2 cup unbleached white plain flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon or mixed spice 1 cup fresh frozen or tinned blueberries (drain well) 2 bananas, peeled and chopped 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup apple juice concentrate 3/4 cup low-fat milk...

Blueberry Cheesecake Tart

Blueberry Cheesecake Tart Serves 6-8 2 sheets ready-rolled frozen shortcrust pastry 375g cream cheese 3/4 cup caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 cup Bulla Country Style Thick Cream 3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1. Place a baking tray into oven. Preheat oven and...

Blueberry Crumble Pizza

Blueberry Crumble Pizza Serves 6 1 quantity Basic pizza dough (see bellow) 1/3 cup chocolate-hazelnut spread 2 cups frozen blueberries, partially thawed ice-cream or thickened cream, to serve Crumble: 1/2 cup plain flour 60g butter, chilled, chopped 2 tablespoons caster sugar 2 tablespoons slivered almonds 1. Preheat oven to...

Blueberry Macaroon Dip

Blueberry Macaroon Dip 90 g macaroon biscuits, crushed 500 g low-fat fresh ricotta 1 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp soy milk or dairy milk 150 g blueberries Place macaroon biscuits in food processor and process until fine. Remove and place in a bowl. Place ricotta, soy milk and honey in...

Blueberry Muesli Muffins

Blueberry Muesli Muffins 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 3/4 cup toasted muesli 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 125g butter, melted 3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease muffin pan. 1. Combine flour, 2/3 cup of muesli...

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins 2 cups flour 4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup caster sugar 100g butter 1 cup milk 1 egg 1 – 1 1/2 cups blueberries. Can also use blackberries, Cubed peaches, pineapple or banana. 1 Tbsp sugar (extra) 1/2 tsp cinnamon * Sieve first 3...

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins Makes 12 muffins 1 cup plain flour 1 cup wholemeal flour 1/4 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground mixed spice 1 egg white 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 1/4 cups...

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins 2 cups SR flour 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup Splenda 1 cup (150g) fresh or frozen blueberries 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup (180ml) buttermilk 1/2 cup vegetable oil Grease a 12 hole muffin pan. Sift dry ingredients into large bowl and stir in...

Blueberry Oat Bran Muffins

Blueberry Oat Bran Muffins 12 Muffins 2 cups oat bran 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup non-fat or low-fat vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup fat-free egg substitute, or 2 large eggs plus 1 egg white, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons...

Blueberry Tart

Photo by EmmCee Blueberry Tart 120g softened unsalted butter 150g caster sugar (2/3 of a cup) 2 eggs 2 Tbsp kirsch or brandy 200g almond meal 2 x 125g of fresh blueberries Icing sugar to dust Thick cream or ice cream to serve Shortcrust Pastry: 1 2/3 cups (250g)...

Blueberry Yoghurt Crumble Cake

Photo by Mem Blueberry Yoghurt Crumble Cake Serves 8 125g butter, softened 2/3 cup caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 3/4 cup self-raising flour 1 cup Vaailia French Vanilla Yoghurt 1 apple, peeled, cored, sliced thickly 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 60g butter, extra, chilled, chopped 1/2...

Blueberry, Cocoa and Buttermilk Muffins

Blueberry, Cocoa and Buttermilk Muffins Serves 12 300g (2 cups) self-raising flour 125g (1/2 cup) caster sugar, plus 2 tablespoons for sprinkling 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 2 eggs 100ml buttermilk 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup milk choc bits 1 cup blueberries 1. Preheat oven to 190°C (fan-forced). Grease...

Boiled Chocolate Cake

Boiled Chocolate Cake This is a very rich and moist cake, easy to make and excellent for any occasion. Make sure that you grease and line your cake pan as the cake does tend to stick to the pan. 1 cup SR Flour 125g butter 1 cup sugar 1/3...

Boiled Custard (Age: 8 Months +)

Boiled Custard Age: 8 Months + 200mls milk 1 egg yolk 2 tsp sugar 2 tsp cornflour Beat egg yolk, cornflour and sugar together. Add milk. Cook in double saucepan, stirring continuously, until custard thickens and coats the spoon....

Boiled Egg Custard

Boiled Egg Custard Mix 1 tablespoon cornflour with a little cold milk. Mix in 1 egg. Add a few drops of vanilla (if you like) Bring 300mls milk to the boil. Pour slowly into the egg and cornflour mixture, stirring all the time. Return mixture to saucepan and cook,...

Boiled Fruit Cake

Boiled Fruit Cake 500g Mixed Fruit 1/2 cup sherry or brandy 1 cup water 125g butter 2 tablespoons golden syrup 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 tablespoon boiling water 2 x eggs 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup plain flour 1/2 teaspoon mixed...

Boiled Pineapple Fruit Cake

Boiled Pineapple Fruit Cake 450g can Crushed Pineapple in Syrup 125g butter 375g mixed fruit 1 cup sugar 1 tsp mixed spice 1 tsp bicarb soda 1 cup SR flour 1 cup plain flour 2 eggs, beaten Assorted glace fruit, optional Preheat oven to 160°C. Lightly grease and line...

Bok Choy and Tofu Soup

Bok Choy and Tofu Soup 1/2 packet dried bean curd 1/2 bunch fresh coriander 1/2 bunch fresh Vietnamese mint 2 cups fresh bean shoots 1 cup dried fungus 1 can straw mushrooms (no added sugar) 1 tablespoon fish sauce (no added sugar) 1 small chilli, seeded and chopped 1...

Bolognaise Pot Pies

Bolognaise Pot Pies Serves 4 1 carrot, finely chopped 400g tomato pasta sauce 400g potatoes, peeled and chopped 400g beef mince 8 button mushrooms, finely chopped 2 tablespoons grated cheddar cheese 1 onion, finely chopped 2 Tbsp milk 1 Tbsp chopped basil 1. Preheat oven grill to medium-hot. Heat...

Bolognese Bake

Bolognese Bake 3 tsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 500g beef mince 400g can diced Italian tomatoes 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1/2 cup (125 ml) beef stock 1 quantity classic macaroni cheese made with tasty cheese 1 cup (50g) fresh breadcrumbs 1. Preheat the...

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 onion, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 3 carrots, finely chopped Sprig of fresh rosemary 200g minced pork 200g minced beef 1 cup white wine 2 cups tomato sauce or pureed tomatoes 2 dried chilli...

Bombay Sapphire Gin

Bombay Mule 45mls Bombay Sapphire Gin 2 mint stalks 3 lime chunks Dash sugar syrup * Ginger beer Place mint and squeeze lime chunks into a tall glass. Fill with ice. Add Bombay Sapphire and sugar syrup then top with ginger beer. Stir. Ruby Red Sapphire 45mls Bombay Sapphire...

Boozy Fruit Ice Cream Pudding

Boozy Fruit Ice Cream Pudding 750ml double cream 30g caster sugar 400-425 carton of ready made custard 250g of boozy fruits (recipe below) chopped 2 x 600ml pudding basins lined with cling-wrap. Whisk the cream with the sugar until it forms soft peaks. Stir in custard and boozy fruits....

Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans Serves 6 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium brown onion, chopped 4 middle bacon rashers, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces 1 large garlic clove, crushed 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 2 Tablespoons tomato paste 1/3 cup golden syrup 1 Tablespoon worcestershire sauce 2...

Bottom Round Roast with Onion Gravy

Bottom Round Roast with Onion Gravy 6 onions, sliced 1 (4 pound) bottom round roast salt and pepper to taste 1 bay leaf 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 cup water Place sliced onions in the bottom of a Dutch oven or stock pot. Season the...

Bow Wow Birthday Cake

Bow Wow Birthday Cake 1 1/2 cups Plain flour 1 1/2 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 cup Margarine, softened 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 Jar strained beef or liver baby food (small can) 4 Eggs 3 Strips dog beef jerky, crumbled (optional) Plain yogurt or cottage cheese, for icing Sift...

Boysenberry and Apple Sticky Pudding

Boysenberry and Apple Sticky Pudding Serves 6 to 8 1 x 425g can Boysenberries, drained and syrup reserved 2 cooking apples, peeled, cored and quartered 125g butter or margarine 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup milk Boysenberry Fudge Sauce: 1 cup brown...

Braised BBQ Ribs

Braised BBQ Ribs 2 kg beef short ribs in 8cm lengths 2 medium onions chopped 1 tbsp butter 2/3 cup BBQ sauce 3 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp vinegar 2 tbsp brown sugar Put ribs in a 250 Celsius oven for fifteen minutes. Drain and place into crock-pot. Sauté...

Braised Beef with Guinness and Prunes

Braised Beef with Guinness and Prunes 1kg braising steak 1 Tbsp seasoned plain flour 2 Tbsp oil 25g butter 2 onions, sliced 2 carrots, diced 290ml Guinness 425ml beef or vegetable stock 1 Tbsp tomato paste 2 tsp ready-made mustard bouquet garni (1 sprig each of rosemary, thyme, parsley,...

Braised Beef with Mushrooms

Braised Beef with Mushrooms 1 kg piece Quality Mark topside in the piece 1 onion, peeled and sliced 250 grams mushrooms, quartered 3-4 bacon rashers, diced 2-3 whole cloves garlic, peeled 1-3 bay leaves (optional) 1 cup red wine or beef stock 2 tbsp cornflour 1/4 cup extra stock...

Braised Chicken with Onions, Garlic, and Balsamic Vinegar

Braised Chicken with Onions, Garlic, and Balsamic Vinegar 6 bacon slices (125g), cut crosswise into 1/4- inch-wide strips (lardons) 4 serves of chicken pieces with skin on 500g onions or shallots, thinly sliced 1 head garlic, cloves separated and peeled 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar Cook bacon in a deep,...

Braised Chicken with Pumpkin, Sage, and Walnuts

Braised Chicken with Pumpkin, Sage, and Walnuts Serves: 4 1 small chicken or 1 medium chicken, cut into serving pieces (or your favourite mix of chicken parts) salt and pepper 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp butter 1/2 cup diced onions 1 cup diced carrots 2 1/2 cups peeled...

Braised Steak and Onions

Braised Steak and Onions 500 g quality Steak – cubed 1 extra large onion – sliced 1 packet French onion Soup mix – Savings brand Cracked Pepper to taste 5 cups water Tomato Sauce Worcestershire Sauce Gravy Mix In large saucepan or crock-pot, Add meat, onion, soup mix, pepper...

Braised Steak and Onions

Braised Steak and Onions 1kg round steak plain flour 2 Tbsp oil 60g butter 4 onions, quartered 1 Tbsp plain flour, extra 2 1/4 cups water 1 small beef stock cube, crumbled 1 sachet hearty beef cup-a-soup 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley Remove excess fat from steak, cut...

Brandied Steak and Mushroom Pies

Brandied Steak and Mushroom Pies 1 tablespoon oil 200g steak, finely chopped 200g mushrooms, chopped 1 tablespoon brandy 1 tablespoon cream 1. Heat oil in a Skillet, add steak, cook until browned. 2. Add mushrooms, brandy and cream. Cook and stir for approximately 5 minutes or until mixture thickens;...

Brandy Butter Chicken Pate

Brandy Butter Chicken Pate 1 teaspoon oil 1 small onion 2 gloves garlic 500gm Chicken Livers 10mls Brandy tbsp butter (melted) 100mls sour cream chicken stock cube pepper, parsley In frypan (non stick pan if possible) heat oil, fry chopped onion, garlic, add livers fry over medium heat till...

Brandy Snaps

Brandy Snaps Makes about 18 90g butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup golden syrup 112 cup plain flour 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1. Stir butter with sugar and syrup in a saucepan over low heat until butter melts. Remove from heat. 2. Beat in remaining ingredients. Spoon teaspoonfuls...

Bread and Apple Pudding

Bread and Apple Pudding 3 slices white bread 30mL milk 2 eggs 1/4 cup sugar 1 grated green apple cinnamon 1. Tear bread into small pieces, place in a bowl and add milk. 2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg, sugar, apple and cinnamon. 3. Combine all ingredients...

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding 3 eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 2 1/2 cups soymilk 1 tablespoon margarine 8 slices rye/grain bread, crusts removed 3/4 cup dried fruit salad chunks 1. Place eggs, honey and soymilk in a bowl. Whisk well. Spread margarine onto bread and cut into triangles. 2....

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding Serves 12 8 slices bread, buttered 1 cup mixed dried fruit 1/2 cup sugar 4 x 60g eggs 5 cups milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 litre water 1. Layer half of the bread slices, buttered side up, in a greased heatproof dish which will...

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding Serve hot or cold with stewed or canned fruit and cream. Substitute any dried fruit of your choice in this recipe. 6 thin slices white bread 40g butter 3 eggs 1/4 cup caster sugar 2 1/2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 cup sultanas...

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding Serves 4 4 eggs 2 1/2 cups (600ml) skim or low-fat milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 3 slices wholegrain bread 2 teaspoons margarine 2 Tablespoons sultanas 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1. Place eggs in bowl and beat. 2. Add milk and vanilla essence. 3. Spread...

Bread and Butter Pudding (Age: 12 months +)

Bread and Butter Pudding Age: 12 months + 2 slices white bread (crusts removed) unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups (310ml) milk, formula or breastmilk 2 eggs 1 tablespoon caster sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence pinch ground nutmeg Spread bread lightly with butter, cut into small triangle-shaped pieces. Divide bread...

Bread Rolls

Bread Rolls 3 1/2 cups (420 g / 14 oz) gluten-free all-purpose flour pre mix 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons dried yeast 1/2 cup (60 g / 2 oz) grated cheddar cheese 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 3/4 cups (440 ml / 14 fl oz) warm...

Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs Fresh Breadcrumbs: To make fresh breadcrumbs, cut a 1-2 day-old crusty loaf into 2cm squares. Place in a food processor, a few squares at a time, processing to a crumb consistency (how fine or coarse depends on the recipe). Makes 3 cups. Dried Breadcrumbs: To make dried breadcrumbs,...

Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast Cookies 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate slightly thawed 1/4 cup dry skim milk powder 1 cup all purpose flour 1/4 cup wheat germ 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 cup oatmeal...

Breakfast Wake-up

Breakfast Wake-up 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup yoghurt Blend both ingredients together for a great start to your day....

Brekkie Pies

Brekkie Pies Makes 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 3 rashers bacon, rind removed, chopped 200g mushrooms, sliced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves 3 sheets ready-rolled butter puff pastry 2 eggs 1 cup cream baby spinach leaves, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Place a...

Broccoli and Cauliflower Alfredo

Broccoli and Cauliflower Alfredo 1/2 head broccoli, cut into florets 1/2 head cauliflower, cut into florets 1 egg 4 tablespoons cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons cream 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to season 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg Steam vegetables until just cooked....

Broccoli Pie

Photo by Julie O’Malley Broccoli Pie 1 sheet puff pastry (thawed) 1 head broccoli (cut into flowerets) 5 eggs 1 cup grated cheese 1 big cup natural yogurt 2-3 rashes bacon (chopped) 1. Place puff pastry on pie dish. 2. Cook broccoli for few minutes – drain and distribute...

Brown Gravy

Brown Gravy 2 tablespoons Plain Flour 1 pinch Pepper 1 teaspoon Salt 500ml water or stock Take most of the fat out of your baking dish or fry pan after cooking your meat. Add flour, pepper and salt to the dish or pan. Brown while blending over heat with...

Brown Soda Bread

Brown Soda Bread 1kg extra coarse wholemeal flour 250g pinhead oatmeal 250g self raising flour 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon bread soda 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 litre buttermilk 1 extra 1/2 cup milk if needed Sesame, pumpkin, sunflower and poppy seeds. Will make 3 x 900g loaves....

Brown Stock

Brown Stock bouquet garni (6 fresh parsley sprigs, 2 fresh thyme sprigs and 2 bay leaves) 2kg shin, shank or neck beef bones 3 litres water 4 whole cloves 2 onions, halved crossways 2 carrots, coarsely chopped 1 small turnip, diced, if desired 2 celery stalks with leaves, coarsely...

Brownies

Brownies 125 gms butter/margarine 1/4 cup honey 1 cup coconut 1/2 cup plain flour 1/3 cup self-raising flour 1/2 cup sultanas 2 1/2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1 egg Melt butter and honey. Mix all ingredients; adding egg last. Bake for 20 mins in moderate oven....

Brownies

Brownies 150gm butter, chopped 300gms dark eating chocolate, chopped coarsely 1.5 cups (330gms) firmly packed brown sugar 4 eggs, beaten lightly, 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, chopped coarsely Sauce: 150gms dark eating chocolate, chopped coarsely 300mls thickened cream 1/3 cup firmly packed...

Brownies in a Jar

Brownies in a Jar 2 1/4 cups sugar 2/3 cups unsweetened cocoa 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 1/4 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Pour sugar into a clean one quart (4 cups / 1 Litre) jar with screw-top lid. Press down...

Bruschetta

Bruschetta Seasoning Oil: 1/3 cup olive oil 4 cloves garlic, crushed 6 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1/8 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes Tomato Topping: 1-1/2 pounds plum tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1...

Bubble Bars

Bubble Bars 1 1/2 cups marshmallows 60g butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence or any flavour you like 2 1/2 cups rice bubbles 1/2 cup hundreds and thousands (optional) 1. Line an 18x28cm shallow tin with foil or baking paper and grease lightly. Place marshmallows and butter in a small...

Bumbleberry Cobbler

Bumbleberry Cobbler 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp cooking oil 2 Tbsp milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup fresh (or frozen) raspberries 1 cup fresh (or frozen) blueberries...

Burgundy Beef Stew

Burgundy Beef Stew Serves 4 2 Tbsp olive oil 750g braising beef, trimmed of fat and cubed 1 onion, chopped 2-3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 Tbsp plain flour 300ml Burgundy Red Wine 300ml beef stock 1 Tbsp tomato puree 2 bay leaves 150g baby carrots 250g leeks, trimmed, cleaned...

Burnt Butter Biscuits

Burnt Butter Biscuits 125g BUTTER 125g caster sugar 150g SR flour 1 egg vanilla 1/2 cup pecans or nuts of your choice Melt butter is saucepan and cook until golden brown. Cool slightly and stir in sugar, flour, vanilla and egg. Put small amount (about 1 teaspoon) on tray...

Butter Cake

Butter Cake 150g soft butter 150g sugar 150g plain sifted flour 3 eggs (each weighing 50g) some lemon zest or vanilla essence pinch salt. Cream butter, sugar, salt and lemon until white and creamy. Beat eggs and add in small quantities at a time alternating with the flour. Use...

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken Serves 6 800g skinless chicken breast cooking spray 1 medium size onion diced 1 teaspoon crushed garlic (in jar) 1/2 teaspoon crushed ginger (in jar) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon dried coriander 2 teaspoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon chilli powder 2 teaspoons...

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken 500g chicken thigh fillets, quartered 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 Tbsp butter 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp sweet paprika 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp finely chopped ginger (or 1/2 tsp ground) 1/4 tsp chilli powder 1 cinnamon stick (or 1...

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken Serves 4 1 kg (2 lb) chicken thigh fillets 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup (60 ml / 2 fl oz) lemon juice 1 cup (8 fl oz) yoghurt 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 cm (1 1/4 inch) piece fresh ginger, grated 1 green...

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken 125ml natural yoghurt 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp turmeric 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1kg chicken breast fillets, in largish cubes # Combine all ingredients up to and including garlic...

Butter Chicken

Photo by Rebecca Payn Butter Chicken 500g chicken thigh fillets, quartered 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 Tbsp butter 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp sweet paprika 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp finely chopped ginger (or 1/2 tsp ground) 1/4 tsp chilli powder 1...

Butter Chickpea Curry

Butter Chickpea Curry oil 1 onion, diced 1-2 cloves of garlic 2 tsp curry powder 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cumin 1 Tbsp mustard seeds 1 tsp fenugreek seeds (optional) 1 chilli finely sliced 3/4 can of condensed tomato soup 1/2 cup cream...

Butter Cookies With Raisins

Butter Cookies With Raisins 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup raisins Using electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and salt in large bowl until creamy. Mix in vanilla....

Butter Cream Frosting

Butter Cream Frosting 100g unsalted butter, softened 3 cups (450g) icing sugar mixture, sifted 1/4 cup (60ml) milk Beat butter in a large bowl until pale, gradually add the icing sugar mixture while beating. Add the milk and beat until well combined....

Buttercream

Buttercream 125g good-quality unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract 185g (1 1/3 cups) icing sugar, sifted 2 tablespoons milk, at room temperature 1. Beat the butter in a small bowl with electric beaters until pale and fluffy. 2. Continue beating and gradually add the vanilla...

Buttered Rosemary Rolls

Photo by Julie O’Malley Buttered Rosemary Rolls Frozen, Unbaked Dinner Rolls (or homemade roll dough) Melted Butter, Regular, Salted Fresh Rosemary, Coarsely Chopped Coarse Sea Salt # Spray a small iron skillet with cooking spray (or coat with olive oil). Place frozen rolls in the skillet, leaving plenty of...

Buttermilk Cupcakes

Buttermilk Cupcakes 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2/3 cup buttermilk Preheat the oven to 175`C. Line the cups of 18 muffin cups with paper liners and set aside. In medium bowl, cream...

Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes 2 cups self-raising flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 eggs 3 cups buttermilk 60g melted butter butter for frying 1. Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl. Whisk in eggs, buttermilk and butter. 2. Grease small frying pan with butter, add 1/3 cup of mixture and...

Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes Serves 5 2 cups whole-wheat flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons sugar substitute 2 cups buttermilk 1/3 cup liquid egg 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1. In large bowl, combine whole-wheat flour, baking powder and sugar substitute. In another bowl, whisk together buttermilk,...

Buttermilk Pancakes With Crushed Raspberries And Yoghurt

Buttermilk Pancakes With Crushed Raspberries And Yoghurt Serves 6 2 cups plain flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 pinch salt 2 tablespoons sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 3 cups buttermilk 75g unsalted butter, melted unsalted butter, to grease pan To serve: crushed raspberries (see below) yoghurt Place flour, baking...

Buttermilk Pancakes with Fresh Berries

Buttermilk Pancakes with Fresh Berries 3 eggs 2 cups buttermilk 60 g butter (melted) 300 g plain flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda oil spray to grease the pan 200 g strawberries 120 g raspberries 120 g blueberries 120 m raspberry puree 300 g ricotta 60...

Buttermilk Pancakes with Glazed Fruit

Buttermilk Pancakes with Glazed Fruit Serves 4 Pancakes: 1 cup (100g) one-minute oats or unprocessed oat bran 2 cups (500ml) buttermilk 1/2 cup (75g) dried fruit medley, chopped 1/2 cup (75g) plain flour, sifted 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 teaspoons mono...

Buttermilk Southern Fried Chicken

Buttermilk Southern Fried Chicken 1 tablespoon paprika 3 teaspoons salt (not sea salt) 1 teaspoon chicken stock powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons ground black pepper 1 tablespoon onion powder 2 teaspoons celery salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon...

Butternut Pumpkin and Beef Rossini

Butternut Pumpkin and Beef Rossini small bit of olive oil 125 ground beef 1 tablespoon tomato paste tin (or chopped, seeded, peeled fresh) chopped tomatoes chopped pumpkin (any amount), cooked 1/4 cup rossini, cooked Cook beef til well done in olive of add tomato paste and stir for a...

Butterscotch Dumplings

Butterscotch Dumplings Serves 6 1 cup self-raising flour 60g butter, chopped 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon golden syrup ice-cream, to serve Butterscotch Sauce: 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 30g butter 2 tablespoons golden syrup 1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease a shallow...

Butterscotch Frosting

Butterscotch Frosting 65g unslated butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 40ml milk 1 1/4 cups icing sugar (sifted) Put the butter and sugar in a pan over low heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the milk and...

Butterscotch Gingerbread Cookies

Butterscotch Gingerbread Cookies 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter or margarine 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 large egg 1/3 cup light molasses 1 (11 ounce)...

Butterscotch Muffins with Caramel Sauce

Butterscotch Muffins with Caramel Sauce Makes 12 2 1/2 (375g) cups self-raising flour 1 cup tightly packed brown sugar 1 1/4 cups (310ml) buttermilk 90g unsalted butter, melted 1 egg, lightly beaten Caramel Sauce: 3/4 cup (185g) sugar 1/4 cup (60ml) warm water 40g unsalted butter 1/4 cup tightly...

Butterscotch Pecan Self Saucing Pudding

Butterscotch Pecan Self Saucing Pudding 60g brown sugar 180g self raising flour 125 ml milk 1 medium egg 80g melted butter 2 tablespoons golden syrup 75g pecan nuts, chopped 90g brown sugar additional 15g cornflour 300 ml boiling water 2 tablespoons golden syrup additional 1 litre ovenproof dish, buttered...

Butterscotch Sauce

Butterscotch Sauce 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 20g butter 2 Tablespoons cream Combine brown sugar, butter and cream in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves....

Butterscotch Sauce

Butterscotch Sauce 142ml double cream 50g unsalted butter 75g soft dark brown sugar Place the cream, butter and sugar in a pan. Heat gently, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved. Boil for 2 minutes until syrupy. Serve warm, with vanilla ice cream or profiteroles. Makes 250ml...

Cabbage Noodles

Cabbage Noodles Cabbage noodles are excellent for serving with a protein style Napolese sauce. Try stir-frying minced meat, onion and garlic; add tomato paste, tomatoes and mixed herbs and seasoning; simmer to thicken then pour the sauce over the cabbage noodles. 1 cabbage, shredded 4 tablespoons butter Salt and...

Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 bacon rashers, rind and excess fat trimmed, coarsely chopped 20g butter 1 garlic clove, crushed 3 slices white crusty bread, crusts removed, cut into 1cm cubes 1 cos lettuce, washed, dried, torn 40g shaved parmesan Dressing: 1 egg 80ml (1/3 cup) extra...

Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar Salad Dressing 1 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup egg substitute 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoons water 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 Tablespoons lemon juice 1 Tablespoon anchovy paste 2 cloves garlic, pressed 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon dried...