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Caesar Salad with Crispy Bacon

Caesar Salad with Crispy Bacon Serving Size: Serves 4 2 cos lettuces 8 anchovy fillets (about half a can) 4 rashers bacon, diced 4 slices bread, cubed 1 clove garlic, sliced in half Vegetable oil, for frying 4 hardboiled eggs (See Tip), halved Shaved or grated parmesan cheese, to...

Cafe Au Lait Bars

Cafe Au Lait Bars 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 175g unsalted butter, melted 2 cups plain flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup instant coffee crystals 1/4 cup whipping cream 1 cup chopped walnuts mixed with 1 cup Demerara sugar (optional) Preheat the oven to...

Cafe Latte Mousse Cheesecake

Cafe Latte Mousse Cheesecake 125g packet Amaretti biscuits, crushed 50g butter, melted 500g block cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup cream 1 cup cream, extra, whipped 1 tablespoon gelatine, dissolved in 1/4 cup boiling water 2 teaspoons instant coffee, dissolved in 1 tablespoon boiling water 3/4...

Caipiroska

Caipiroska Serves: 8 250ml (1 cup) cold water 215g (1 cup) caster sugar 8 limes, halved, each half cut into quarters 330ml (1 1/3 cups) chilled vodka 4 cups crushed ice 1. Place the water and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes...

Cajun Fish Fillets

Cajun Fish Fillets Serves 4 1/3 cup plain flour 4 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 thin, skinless white fish fillets, such as whiting, bream or flounder (175g each) 4 teaspoons vegetable oil Orange rind strips for garnish 1. On a sheet...

Cajun Kumera Soup

Cajun Kumera Soup 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 8 bacon rashers, rind removed and chopped 2 large onions, sliced 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/kg kumera, peeled and diced 6 cups chicken stock 1 x 300g can red kidney beans, drained and...

Cajun Kumera with Monterey Jack Cheese

Cajun Kumera with Monterey Jack Cheese 1 1/2 tablespoons oil 4 bacon rashers, chopped 1 medium onion, sliced 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 kg kumera, peeled and cubed 4 cups / 1 litre chicken stock 1 cup / 220g canned red...

Cajun Vegetable Kebabs

Cajun Vegetable Kebabs (vegan) 250g firm tofu, cubed 165gm jar Cajun flavour base 2 baby eggplants, sliced 2 small zucchinis, sliced 1/2 red capsicum, cut into 2 1/2cm chunks 1/2 green capsicum, cut into 2 1/2cm chunks 250g cherry tomatoes 1 small pineapple, cubed 1 tbsp olive oil 1....

California Dream Bars

California Dream Bars 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup margarine, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup flaked coconut 1/4...

California Pizza

California Pizza Dough: 1 cup lukewarm water (110 degrees F) 2 packages yeast 3 1/2 cups unbleached flour 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon olive oil Pesto: 1 cup olive oil 2 cups fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3 tablespoons pine nuts 1/2 cup...

Campari

Campari and Orange 60ml Campari Top with fresh orange juice Pour over ice into a short glass and stir. Garnish with an orange wheel. Campari Cranberry and Lime 45ml Campari Juice of half a fresh lime Top with cranberry juice Pour over ice into a tall glass and stir....

Candied Orange Cake

Candied Orange Cake 125g margarine 3/4 cup caster sugar grated rind of 1 orange 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups S.R. flour 1/2 cup candied orange peel, chopped candied, julienne orange for decoration Preheat oven to 180C. Cream margarine and sugar. Add orange rind, eggs, sifted...

Candy Bar Cookies

Candy Bar Cookies 3/4 Cup butter 3/4 Cup confectioner’s sugar 2 Tbsp evaporated milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp salt 2 Cup unbleached flour Caramel filling (recipe follows) Chocolate icing (recipe follows) Cream sugar and butter. Add milk, vanilla and salt. Blend in flour and mix thoroughly. Roll...

Cannelloni with Tasty Mince Filling

Cannelloni with Tasty Mince Filling This recipe is not suitable to freeze. 8 cannelloni shells 1/4 teaspoon oil 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese Tasty Mince Filling: 1 teaspoon oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 small onion (80g), finely chopped 300g lean minced beef 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1...

Capsicum Relish

Capsicum Relish Makes 1 cup 2 large red capsicums, seeded and chopped 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup brown vinegar 1 Tbsp grated ginger 1 clove garlic, finely chopped Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat. Simmer 1 hour or until mixture is...

Capsicum Soup

Capsicum Soup 1 kg red capsicum, deseeded and chopped into pieces 2 cloves garlic peeled and chopped olive oil 1 litre (4 cups) chick stock juice of 1 lemon chopped bacon 1 large red onion chopped fresh chives Soften onion and garlic over low heat with oil. Add chopped...

Carambola Biscuits

Carambola Biscuits Carambola are also know as star fruit or five corners. 3 cups of unsifted flour 3/4 tsp sodium bicarbonate 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ginger 220g chopped carambola 1 1/2 cups of sugar 2 Tbsp golden syrup 2 eggs 2-3 cups rolled oats...

Carambola Juice

Carambola Juice Carambola Water or pineapple juice Cut off any green edges of the carambola. Liquidise the carambola and strain the juice. Dilute with water or pineapple juice to taste. Serve chilled with ice cubes....

Caramel Banana Muffins

Caramel Banana Muffins Makes: 12 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup bran flakes, lightly crushed 3/4 cup brown sugar 90g butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs 1 banana, mashed 3/4 cup NESTLÉ Top’n’Fill Caramel 1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. 2. Combine first 7 ingredients in bowl. 3....

Caramel Banana Pudding

Caramel Banana Pudding Serves 4 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 4 bananas, sliced 50g butter, chopped 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 cup self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup milk 1. Grease a 23cm pie dish. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Arrange bananas over sugar. 2. Cream butter...

Caramel Banana Pudding

Caramel Banana Pudding Serves 8 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 3/4 cup mashed banana (2 medium bananas) 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 egg whites 1/2 cup apple sauce (in jar) 3/4 tsp bi-carb soda 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups water Pre-heat oven to 180c – fan forced....

Caramel Banana Tart

Photo by Julie O’Malley Caramel Banana Tart 1 sheet shortcrust pastry, thawed 300g fresh, reduced-fat ricotta 110g pkt goat’s cheese 60g (1/3 cup) icing sugar mixture 40g butter 55g (1/4 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) thickened cream 3 small bananas, peeled, thinly sliced diagonally 45g (1/4...

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting

Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting 2 2/3 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs, separated 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Caramel Frosting: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups firmly packed...

Caramel Cheesecake

Caramel Cheesecake 2 cups (250g) sweet biscuit crumbs 90g butter, melted Filling: 2 x 250g packets soft caramels 1/4 cup milk 250g packet cream cheese 3 teaspoons gelatine 1 tablespoon water 300ml carton thickened cream Caramel Topping 1/4 cup milk 2 teaspoons gelatine 1 tablespoon water 1. Combine crumbs...

Caramel Cookies

Caramel Cookies Serves: 36 125g butter 125g sugar 1 tablespoon golden syrup 1 tablespoon milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 250g self-raising flour 1. Melt butter in a saucepan. 2. Add sugar, golden syrup, milk and vanilla essence. Boil gently for five minutes. Cool and then add to flour. 3....

Caramel Crunchy Chocolate Slice

Photo by barbieclone Caramel Crunchy Chocolate Slice Base: 1 cup SR flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup coconut 125g butter, melted 1 cup cornflakes or rice bubbles 1 tbsp cocoa Filling: 1 tin (300ml) condensed milk 30g butter 2 tbsp golden syrup (optional) Topping: Milk cooking chocolate Base:...

Caramel Date Almond Slice

Caramel Date Almond Slice 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 cup desiccated coconut 125g margarine, melted 1/3 cup flaked almonds Topping: 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk 30g margarine 3/4 cup chopped pitted dried dates 2 tablespoons golden syrup Grease a 19cm x...

Caramel Easter Friands

Caramel Easter Friands Makes 9 1/2 cup rice or plain flour 1/2 cup ground almonds 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup icing sugar 1/3 cup canola or light olive oil 1/3cup milk 6 small caramel Easter eggs 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 9 friand pans. Combine 1/2 cup...

Caramel Easter-Egg Muffins

Caramel Easter-Egg Muffins Makes 12 2 1/4 cups self-raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar 125g butter, melted, cooled 3/4 cup milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 12 small caramel-filled Easter eggs 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan with paper cases. 2....

Caramel Fudge

Caramel Fudge Serves: 4 125 g butter 2 Tbsp golden syrup 395g can Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 cup brown sugar 100 g White Melts * Line a 7cm x 25cm bar pan with foil. * Melt butter in pan. * Add golden syrup, Sweetened Condensed Milk and brown sugar....

Caramel Fudge Cookies

Caramel Fudge Cookies 2 cups (300g) dark chocolate Melts 60g butter 400g can sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 cups (300g) plain flour 1/2 cup (60g) toasted hazelnuts, chopped finely 3 x 55g rolls Caramello chocolates 1/2 cup (60g) toasted hazelnuts, extra, chopped coarsely 1. Preheat the...

Caramel Ginger Slice

Caramel Ginger Slice 250 g gingernut biscuits, crushed 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup chopped crystallised ginger 3/4 cup Top’n’Fill Caramel 1 cup White Melts 1. Line base and sides of 18cm x 28cm lamington pan. 2. Combine biscuits, coconut and ginger in bowl. 3. Place Top’n’Fill Caramel and...

Caramel Macadamia Slice

Caramel Macadamia Slice Makes about 16 pieces Combine 1 cup of self-raising flour, 1 tablespoon cocoa and 1/4 cup caster sugar with 80 g of melted butter. Press into a greased lined 20cm square cake pan. Bake at 180C for 12-15min. Combine 2 x 400g cans of condensed milk,...

Caramel Marshmallow Slice

Caramel Marshmallow Slice Base: 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 3/4cup(65g) desiccated coconut 1/2cup(100g) firmly packed brown sugar 125g butter, melted 2tbls desiccated coconut, toasted, extra Grease a 20cmx30cm lamington pan, line base with baking paper extending the ends over the edge of the pan. Combine flour, coconut, sugar and...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 200g good quality white chocolate, chopped 1 1/4 cups (255g) brown sugar 1/2 cup golden syrup 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups plain flour, sifted 2/3 cup self raising flour, sifted 300ml sour cream 60g unsalted butter, chopped...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 200g butter 200g white chocolate 200g dark brown sugar 3/4 cup hot water 1 Tbsp golden syrup 2 tsp vanilla essence 2 eggs 150g plain flour 150g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1. Preheat oven to 180C. 2. Melt butter, chocolate, sugar, water, golden...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g butter 200g white melts 1 cup white sugar 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 cup hot water 1 Tbsp golden syrup 1/4 cup sherry 1/2 tin condensed milk 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/4 cup SR flour 1/4 cup caramel nesquik 2 eggs 1. Preheat...

Caramel Mud Cake

Caramel Mud Cake 250g unsalted butter, chopped 200g white chocolate, chopped coarsely 2 1/4 cups (450g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 cups (375ml) water 2 cups (300g) plain flour 2/3 cup (100g) self-raising flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3 eggs, beaten lightly Caramel Frosting: 125g butter, chopped 1...

Caramel Nut Popcorn

Caramel Nut Popcorn 1/2 cup popping corn 5 tablespoons of oil. Cook popcorn following packet directions 2 Tbsp Honey 3/4 Cup sugar 125g butter 1/2 Cup peanuts Stir Honey, sugar and butter in a saucepan over low heat until sugar is dissolved then boil uncovered for 5 minutes. Remove...

Caramel Parfait Glace with Salted Peanut Caramel and Milk Chocolate Mousse

Caramel Parfait Glace with Salted Peanut Caramel and Milk Chocolate Mousse Caramel Mousse: 500ml thickened cream 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 135g liquid glucose 190g caster sugar 50g unsalted butter, cold 6 leaves gold leaf gelatine, soaked in cold water, drained 160g egg yolks Chantilly Cream: 250ml thickened...

Caramel Pear Pies

Caramel Pear Pies 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 small pears, cored and sliced 1/4 cup cream cinnamon and nutmeg to taste 1. Melt butter in a pan, sprinkle with brown sugar and allow the brown sugar to melt and caramelise. 2. Add the pears and stir...

Caramel Pudding

Caramel Pudding 200g sugar 1/2 cup water 2 cans condensed milk 2 cups water 10 eggs Find a large enough saucepan that will hold the cake tin, and half fill with water. Place saucepan over a moderate heat and bring to the boil. Meanwhile, over a moderate heat, dissolve...

Caramel Shortbread

Caramel Shortbread 8oz plain flour 2oz caster sugar 4oz soft butter Cream butter and sugar, add flour and mix. Press in to a greased baking tin and bake at 170F/340C for about 30 minutes, or until light brown. 1 small tin condensed milk 4oz soft brown sugar 4oz butter...

Caramel Shortbread

Caramel Shortbread 4oz Butter 4oz caster Sugar 5oz self raising flour Pinch of salt Topping: 4oz Butter 4oz caster sugar 1 dessert spoon golden syrup Small tin condensed milk Set oven to 350F or mark4. Cream the butter and sugar together in a bowl, then mix in the flour...

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice Mix together: 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup brown sugar 125 g melted butter spread onto foil lined baking tray at least 1″ deep. Bake at 180deg for 15 min. Filling: In saucepan 1/3 cup Golden syrup 125 g butter 2 X cans...

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice Base: 140g Plain Flour 55g castor sugar 85g butter Filling: 110g butter 110g brown sugar 2 Tbsp golden syrup 400ml tin Condensed Milk 1 tsp vanilla essence Topping: 140g cooking chocolate 1. Mix together castor sugar and flour for base. Melt butter and add to flour mixture....

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup of coconut 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup of rolled oats 150g margarine 20g copha 400g sweetened condensed milk 2 tablespoons golden syrup 30g margarine Packet of chocolate melts * Mix flour, coconut, sugar, oats and margarine. * Line base of...

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice 3/4 – 1 packet Milk Arrowroot Biscuits (broken into rough pieces) 1 tin condensed milk 2 tbsp golden syrup 60g butter 200g dark chocolate, melted On low heat, combine the butter, golden syrup and condensed milk. Continue stirring until the mixture is golden, quite thick and coming...

Caramel Slice

Caramel Slice Makes: 24 squares 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup desiccated coconut 125g butter, melted 395g can Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 Tbsp golden syrup 30g butter, extra 150g Dark Melts, melted Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease 18xm x 28cm baking pan. Combine first 4...

Caramel Walnut Slice

Caramel Walnut Slice 200g butter 225g sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 350g flour 1 tsp baking powder Cream butter and sugar together. Add vanilla. Fold in sifted flour and baking powder. Press into slice pan, keeping aside 2 tablespoons mixture. Topping: 100g butter 2 tbsp golden syrup 1 can condensed...

Caramelised Onion and Corn Bread

Caramelised Onion and Corn Bread 2 tablespoons Sanitarium Macadamia nut oil 3 onions, finely sliced 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3/4 cup polenta 1 cup brown rice flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/3 cup linseeds 1/4 cup psyllium husks 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 cup Sanitarium So Good soymilk 1...

Caramelized Onion Pizza

Caramelized Onion Pizza Dough: Basic White Dough 1 Tbs. sugar 1 cup warm water 1 pack (1/4 ounce) dry yeast 3-1/4 cups flour 1/4 cup olive oil (optional: excluding it makes a chewier dough) 1 Tsp. salt (if excluding oil, use 1/2 Tsp. salt) Whole Wheat Dough 1 Tbs....

Caramelized Rib-Eye Steaks

Caramelized Rib-Eye Steaks 1 cup Thai red chilli dipping sauce or sweet chilli sauce 1/2 cup soy sauce 6 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp wasabi powder 2 Tbsp olive oil 4 x 6 oz boneless rib eye steaks...

Cardamom-Saffron Sponge Cake

Cardamom-Saffron Sponge Cake Serves 6 pinch saffron threads 6 soft dates, stoned 5 eggs 150g sugar 1 heaped tsp ground cardamom pinch turmeric 120g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 Tbsp vegetable oil butter for greasing sesame seeds for sprinkling handful walnuts or other nuts of your choice,...

Carrot and Paneer Toast

Carrot and Paneer Toast 3 brown bread slices. 1 teacup grated carrot 50 g grated paneer 1 tbsp finely chopped tomatoes 1/4th teaspoon chopped green chilli 1 teaspoon chopped coriander 1 teaspoon butter salt to taste 1. Toast the bread slices 2. Mix the carrot, paneer, tomato, green chilli,...

Carrot and Pineapple Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Carrot and Pineapple Cake 3 cups plain flour 2 cups white sugar 1.5 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups peeled and grated carrots 1 x 450g tin undrained crushed pineapple 1.5 cups Sunflower oil 4 eggs 1 cup of halved pecans #...

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake 1/3 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup grated carrot 1 3/4 cups S.R. wholemeal flour 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup chopped walnuts pinch salt 1 tsp nutmeg/mixed spice vanilla essence cloves, cinnamon if desired Mix all ingredients together and bake in moderate oven...

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake 1.5 cups of salad/canola oil 2 cups of granulated/caster sugar 4 eggs 2 cups of plain flour 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon of salt 2 teaspoons of cinnamon 3 cups of grated carrots 1 cup of pecans or walnuts, roughly chopped Preheat the oven to...

Carrot Cake

Photo by Julie O’Malley Carrot Cake 1 cup self-raising flour 1 tsp bicarb soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 1/2 cups grated carrot 1/2 cup sultana’s 1/2 cup chopped glace ginger – optional (can replace with sultana’s) 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 2 eggs,...

Carrot Cake With Orange Frosting

Carrot Cake With Orange Frosting 1 cup (125g) soya flour or besan (chickpea flour) 3/4 cup (110g) maize cornflour (100 percent corn) 2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 teaspoons mixed spice 1 cup (200g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 cups (360g) grated carrot...

Carrot Soup (Age: 6 months +)

Carrot Soup Age: 6 months + Gently boil 2 small, sliced carrots in a teacup of water in a small, covered saucepan, Add a little fresh chopped parsley, then puree to make a thick soup. Variation: stir in a little baby milk....

Carrots and Rice Puree

Carrots and Rice Puree 2 Tbsp Brown rice, uncooked 6 Carrots, scrubbed and chopped in small pieces 1 1/3 cup Water (or broth or leftover cooking liquid from cooking vegetables) 1 tsp butter (optional) Place rice and carrots in a saucepan with the water and cover. Simmer until the...

Cashew Biscuits

Cashew Biscuits 1 cup self raising flour 2 cups Rice Bubbles 6 level tbsp butter 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup crushed cashews 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp soy or rice milk Preheat oven to 180c. In a large bowl cream butter, vanilla and sugar together until...

Cashew Nut Butter Chicken

Cashew Nut Butter Chicken Serves 6 60g ghee or butter 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 onions, minced 1 tablespoon tandoori curry paste 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 750g boneless chicken thigh or breast fillets, cut into 2cm cubes 60g cashews, roasted and ground 1 1/4 cups...

Cauliflower and Cream Cheese Soup

Cauliflower and Cream Cheese Soup 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into small florets 3 cups chicken stock 220g cream cheese 3/4 cup cream 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste Fresh chervil to garnish Bring stock and cauliflower to the boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat...

Cauliflower Bake

Cauliflower Bake 600g cauliflower, cut into florets 2 Tbsp (40g) butter 1/4 cup (40g) plain flour 1 2/3 cups (425ml) milk 2 tsp mild English or Dijon mustard 1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup grated tasty cheese 1. Preheat the oven to 200c....

Cauliflower Fritters

Cauliflower Fritters 1 cauliflower (about 600g), cut into florets 3 eggs, separated 1 tsp sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 cup plain flour 200ml water 1 onion, finely grated 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp turmeric 1 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped...

Chamomile, Carrot and Orange Drink

Chamomile, Carrot and Orange Drink Serves: 2 2 chamomile teabags 250ml (1 cup) boiling water 3 (about 380g) carrots, chilled, cut lengthways into quarters 2 oranges, chilled, peeled, halved, cut into wedges, seeds removed Ice cubes (optional), to serve 1. Place the teabags in a heatproof jug and add...

Char-Grilled Capsicum and Gnocchi Soup

Char-Grilled Capsicum and Gnocchi Soup 4 red capsicum, quartered 2 yellow capsicum, quartered 1 cup water 2 tablespoons olive oil 1kg chicken tenderloins, diced 2 onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons paprika 2 teaspoons caraway seeds 3 teaspoons cracked black pepper 1/4 cup tomato paste 8 cups...

Char-Grilled Octopus and Haloumi Salad

Char-Grilled Octopus and Haloumi Salad 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil 1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes 1 tablespoon oregano leaves salt and pepper 1.25kg baby octopus, cleaned 200g haloumi, drained and cut into 1cm-thick slices 3 roma tomatoes, cut into wedges 150g green beans, trimmed and blanched...

Cheese and Ham Chicken with Asparagus and Rocket

Cheese and Ham Chicken with Asparagus and Rocket 1 leek, sliced 4 (560) single chicken breast fillets (without skin) 120g Weight Watchers Block Cheese, cut into 30g portions 100g shaved ham steamed asparagus and baby rocket leaves, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat a non-stick frying pan...

Cheese and Herb Oat Scones

Cheese and Herb Oat Scones 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour, sifted 1.5 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup (140g) unprocessed oat bran 30g poly or monounsaturated or margarine 1/2 cup (125ml) low-fat milk 2 tablespoons water 1/2 cup (60g) grated low-fat cheddar cheese 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley 2 teaspoons...

Cheese and Herb Pastry Hats

Cheese and Herb Pastry Hats Makes 12 Cheese and Herb Filling: 125g (4 oz) ricotta cheese 3/4 cup (100 g/3 1/2 oz) grated Emmenthal or Gruyere cheese 2 spring onions, chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup (20 g/3/4 oz) chopped herbs, such as parsley, chives or oregano 6...

Cheese and Pineapple Spike

Cheese and Pineapple Spike Tin pineapple slices or chunks A piece of cheese Cherries (glace, tinned or fresh) 1 large potato Tin foil, cocktail sticks (skewers), knife, sieve, 2 plates 1. Wrap the potato in foil. 2. Carefully open the tin of pineapple. Using the sieve, pour off the...

Cheese and Spinach Roulade Bruschetta

Cheese and Spinach Roulade Bruschetta Makes about 24 1 French bread stick 2 Tablespoons oil 500g English spinach 90g spreadable cream cheese 90g goats cheese 3 Tablespoons canned pimiento, drained and finely chopped 1. Preheat the oven to moderately hot 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). Cut the bread into 24 thin...

Cheese and Vegemite Pull Apart

Cheese and Vegemite Pull Apart 2 cups Self raising flour 30 g Butter 1 cup Grated tasty cheese 1/2 cup Milk 1/2 cup Water 2 tablespoons vegemite extra 1/2 tablespoons grated tasty cheese butter to serve Place flour in a large bowl. Rub butter into flour using hands, stir...

Cheese Biscuits

Cheese Biscuits 125 grams unsalted butter at room temperature 1 cup grated tasty cheddar cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt to taste pinch of cayenne pepper to taste 1 cup plain flour * Preheat oven at 180 degrees. * Line a baking tray with grease proof baking paper. * In a...

Cheese Dip with Fresh Fruits

Cheese Dip with Fresh Fruits 4 ounces cream cheese 2 tablespoons cream, or milk 3 teaspoons honey 3/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/16 teaspoon nutmeg, or mace 1/16 teaspoon cinnamon 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons diced toasted almonds Blend together all ingredients except almonds. Chill. When ready to serve...

Cheese Gravy

Cheese Gravy 1 cup shredded sharp American cheese 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon fat (meat drippings, bacon grease, or butter) Heat milk, fat and cheese over low heat until melted for about 15 minutes. Cook over low heat until very smooth....

Cheese Muffins

Cheese Muffins 2 cups grated tasty cheese 1 1/2 cup SR flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar pinch cayenne pepper 1 egg 1 cup milk * Measure grated cheese, S.R. Flour, salt, sugar and cayenne pepper into a large bowl. Mix lightly with your fingertips to combine. *...

Cheese Pasta

Cheese Pasta 1/2 cup tiny star pasta 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 1 cup or so of breast milk/formula or cows milk 4 tbsp grated cheese 3 to 4 tbsp Tomato Sauce Cook pasta as per directions. To make cheese sauce, melt the butter in saucepan, stir...

Cheese Sauce

Cheese Sauce 15g Butter 2 tsp Plain Flour 1/2 cup Milk 2 Tbsp Grated Mild cheese Melt butter in a small saucepan, then mix in plain flour and cook for 1 minute. Pour in milk and stir continually, stir over low heat until smooth. Continue to stir until sauce...

Cheese Sauce (Age: 9 Months +)

Cheese Sauce Age: 9 Months + 2 tablespoons (25g) butter 2 (level) tablespoons of flour 1 cup of breastmilk or infant formula Melt butter in a small pot, then stir in the flour. Pour in 1/2 cup of breastmilk (or infant formula) and bring to the boil, stirring all...

Cheese Twists (Age: 9+ Months)

Cheese Twists Age: 9+ Months Makes 12 Olive oil 1 sheet puff pastry 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese 20g butter, melted Preheat oven to 180°C and lightly oil a flat baking tray. Cut pastry sheet into thirds and then each into four strips. Place a small amount of cheese...

Cheese Vegetables (Age: 7 months +)

Cheese Vegetables Age: 7 months + Potato, sweet potato, pumpkin, carrot, zucchini, broccoli, frozen peas and corn, spinach, grated cheese. Boil or steam potato, sweet potato, pumpkin, carrot, zucchini, broccoli and pretty much any other vegetables you like. When they are nearly done, add some frozen peas, corn and...

Cheese, Tomato and Bacon Corn Bread

Cheese, Tomato and Bacon Corn Bread 1 1/4 cups (150 g / 5 oz) gluten-free self-raising flour 1 tablespoon caster sugar 2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup (110 g / 3 1/2 oz) fine polenta (cornmeal) 1/2 cup (60 g / 2 oz) grated cheddar...

Cheese-Topped Lasagne

Cheese-Topped Lasagne Meat sauce can be made a day ahead then covered and refrigerated, or it can be frozen for 3 months. Lasagne can be made a day ahead to the stage of cooking, then covered and refrigerated but it is not suitable to freeze at this stage. This...

Cheesecake

Cheesecake 3/4 packet “nice” biscuits melted butter (to moisten biscuits) 3 packets cream cheese 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice 2 eggs Take the nice biscuits and smash them up, add enough melted butter to moisten the biscuit crumbs. Press into the base of a cheesecake tin. Place...

Cheesecake

Cheesecake Crumb Crust: 250g plain sweet biscuits 125g butter Filling: 250g packaged cream cheese 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 eggs pinch salt Crumb Crust: 1. Crush biscuits finely. Melt butter. 2. Combine biscuit crumbs and butter. Mix well. 3. Press crumbs...

Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Brownies 125g butter, chopped 125g dark chocolate, chopped 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 cup plain flour, sifted 1/3 cup cocoa powder, sifted 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 250g packet cream cheese, chopped, at room temperature 1/4 cup caster sugar Extra cocoa, for dusting 1. Preheat...

Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Brownies Base: 125g butter, chopped 150g dark eating chocolate 1 egg 2/3 cup (150g) caster sugar 3/4 cup (110g) plain flour 1/4 cup (35g) self-raising flour Preheat oven to 180/160 fan-forced. Grease a 19cm deep square cake tin and line with baking paper extening paper 5cm over the...

Cheesecake Mince Pies

Cheesecake Mince Pies Makes 24 Pastry: 1 1/2 cups plain flour 2 tablespoons custard powder 1/4 cup icing-sugar mixture 125g cold butter, chopped 1 egg-yolk 2-3 tablespoons cold water Filling: 1 x 250g packet cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 1 tablespoon caster sugar 1 x...

Cheesecake Slice

Cheesecake Slice 1 pkt nice biscuits 250g cream cheese 2 Tbsp lemon juice cinnamon 2 tsp gelatine 1/2 cup condensed milk 50ml cream 1. Grease tray. 2. Line tray with biscuits placing them face down. 3. Mix gelatine in cup with 1/4 cup of hot water. 4. Soften cream...

Cheesy Beef Pie

Cheesy Beef Pie The crust of the pie is well flavoured mince , good to serve either hot or cold. Mince Crust: 500grams of mince 1 small onion grated 2 tablespoons of low carb tomato sauce 1 teaspoon of dried oregano Salt pepper to taste Filling: 1 tablespoon of...

Cheesy Bolognese Pasta Bake

Cheesy Bolognese Pasta Bake Serves 4 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/3 cup tomato paste 375g beef mince 400g can chopped Roma tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 250g macaroni pasta Cheese Sauce: 100g butter, chopped 1/2...

Cheesy Bread Dip

Cheesy Bread Dip 1 Cobb loaf bread 6-8 rashes bacon – cooked and diced 500 g sour light cream Chopped chives Pepper and salt 8 spring onions – chopped 1 onion – finely chopped 250 g grated Coon cheese (any tasty cheese will suffice) 250 g grated Mozzarella cheese...

Cheesy Chicken Breasts

Cheesy Chicken Breasts Serves 4 4 single chicken breast fillets (125g each) 2 thin slices reduced-fat cheddar cheese (40g) 6 teaspoons plain flour 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 teaspoons unsalted butter or margarine 1/2 cup salt-reduced chicken stock 1/4 cup dry white wine or salt-reduced chicken stock...

Cheesy Chicken Rolls

Cheesy Chicken Rolls 1/2 cup shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese 1 x 2 1/2 ounce jar sliced mushrooms, drained 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt 1 tablespoon snipped chives 1 tablespoon snipped parsley 1 tablespoon chopped pimiento 4 medium (12 ounces total) boned skinless chicken breast halves 1 tablespoon fine dry...

Cheesy Cob Dip

Cheesy Cob Dip 1 cob Loaf 250g Cream Cheese 1 cup grated Cheese 1 cup mozzarella Cheese 1 cup cream 1 onion chopped finely 100g chopped bacon * Cut top off loaf making a lid, then cut a hole in loaf. Remove bread in chunks, keep lid and bread...

Cheesy Gnocchi Bolognaise

Cheesy Gnocchi Bolognaise Serves 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 750g lean beef mince 600ml bottle Italian tomato pasta sauce 625g packet fresh gnocchi 150g Tasmanian Heritage St Claire Swiss-style cheese, grated Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat oil in a non-stick...