Mini Curry Pies

My daughter decided to make these mini curry pies for Christmas Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 1 apple, diced 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 teaspoon brown sugar 500g premium beef mince 1 and 1/4 cups water 2 teaspoons cornflower (for thickening) 1 tablespoon chopped sultanas 5 sheets shortcrust pastry 1 egg […]

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Quick Egg Pie

This is a quick egg pie, good for breakfast or dinner. Ingredients: 2 sheets of puff pastry 6 Eggs 2 slices of ham half a capsicum 4 cherry tomatoes mustard powder, salt and pepper for seasoning Method: Pre-heat a moderate oven Get a muffin pan and prepare it for pastry, the silicon one’s need nothing, […]

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Hippocrates soup

I got this recipe from a contact who got it from The Gerson Therapy book, which preaches no salt. Dr. Max Gerson was a German, who escaped Nazi Germany and practiced medicine on Park Avenue, NYC. He recommended the Hippocrates soup, yes, the man himself, and suggests that it cleanses the liver. As you would […]

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Female Fruit Fly trap

A lot of fruit fly traps are designed to attract male fruit flies and dispose of them. This one is however designed to attract the female fruit fly which is the one that actually attacks the fruit. This was originally on Gardening Australia You need: 2 plastic drink bottles 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence 1 […]

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Winter beef stew

I always like to make a beef stew during winter. Its a great solid warmer and the left-overs are great for lunch. Ingredients: 500g chuck or topside beef tablespoon olive oil 1/2 brown onion 2 large carrots 1/2 litre good stock 3 large washed potatoes handful diced pumpkin 400g Borlotti Beans cupful of cauliflower chopped. […]

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Apple and Walnut Muffins

Ingredients: 2 apples, peeled (I prefer Granny Smiths) 1 cup caster sugar 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 egg 125g. canola spread (soft) 1 tablespoon olive oil Recipe 1. Pre-heat oven to 180deg.C. Put muffin cases in a 12 cup muffin tin 2. Dice apples […]

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Coconut kisses

DSC03461 – coconut kisses Originally uploaded by RaeA. Ingredients: 2 cups of dessicated coconut 200ml sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon almond essence Method: Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl pre- heat oven to 160°C place aluminium foil over a flat baking tray and grease lightly Place teaspoons of the […]

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Savoury muffins

These muffins are great for breakfast or a light dinner. The kids can also take them for lunch. You don’t need all the ingredients and can change the mix using things like sweet corn, sun-dried tomates, bacon etc. You need: 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 2 cups grated cheddar cheese 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk […]

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Scones

DSC03137- scones Originally uploaded by RaeA. Ingredients: 3 cups self-raising flour 45 grams butter 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup full-cream milk Method: Put the self-raising flour and the salt in a bowl. Cut the chilled butter into small pieces then, using the tips of your fingers, rub it into the flour until it has the […]

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