Posts in category Cooking

Spiced Pumpkin Soup in the Thermomix ...

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Since becoming an owner of the Thermomix I have been trying to find new ways of eating healthier as it seems to be so much easier with me good mate Thermie. Less chopping and less work and no wasting anymore of my time. I had been wanting to cook some soups in me mate Thermie, […]

Cheese & Bacon Dip in Cob Loaf

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This is such an easy recipe to make and everyone will love it! Great for small gatherings or parties. It is so tasty, it will be gone in a flash! And everyone will be begging you for the recipe! Like it….share it

Traditional Chocolate Mousse

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Chocolate Mouse is one of those mouth watering desserts that has you wanting more when you have finished your bowl or even when your tummy is full. This is a much loved recipe which has been passed on through my family. Hopefully it will be loved and enjoyed by your family just as much. Just […]

How To Make Sushi

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To make sure your rice is tasting the best it could possibly taste always wash it in cold water. The easiest way to do this is by using a sieve. I however use my rice cooker pot, adding water and moving the rice around in the water and carefully pouring the water out. This should […]

French Toast

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I had never eaten French toast until recently when I was in recovery from an operation and my husband was on house duties including cooking. He decided it would be something different and fun for the kids to have and it was a hit. Now it has become an easy Friday night favourite or even […]

Slow Cooked Venison

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Did you know, Venison is a healthier option of red meat. Venison is low in saturated fat, has a high amount of protein and no carbohydrates. Venison contains all 10 of the essential amino acids. (Amino acids are compounds that cause chemical reactions in the body, which help your metabolism. It is low in cholesterol, low in calories […]

Easy Large Family Size Chocolate Cake

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This has to be the easiest chocolate cake to bake. It is great for birthday cakes, special occasions and large gatherings or functions. It is quite moist and can be covered with your choice of icing. I have made this cake for birthdays but also as an after school snack or for the kids lunch […]

Mars Bar Cheesecake with Chocolate &#...

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I think this no bake Mars Bar cheesecake would have to go down in the books as one of the favourite recipes in this house. All the children loved it as the flavour is not too rich but absolutely delicious. Some even came back for more. If you are a Mars Bar fan like me this […]

Cornflake Honey Bakes

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Need a snack that is quick and easy to make when the kids are hungry and begging you for food, a lunch box filler, or even that ol’ faithful treat for a birthday party? No matter who you are making these little beauties for everyone will want them and most likely they will come back […]

Leche Flan in the Slow Cooker (Creme ...

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This recipe is a Filipino sweet. Often served at special gatherings like Christmas, birthdays, parties and celebrations. It is quite sweet so a small serving is adequate. This is a really simple dish with only 4 ingredients needed and not much preparation. In other parts of the world it is more commonly known as Creme […]

Kebacadatjes

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This is a Dutch delicacy that my mum would make, just like her mum did. Every Christmas as a part of our celebration feast the little bacon wrapped sausage/meatball would be the first to be devoured. It would not have been Christmas without them and now I am going to share this special recipe with you so […]

Easy Chilly Fried Venison

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This recipe is so easy and can be made using any red meat. The meat has to have been previously cooked, so it is a great way of using up leftovers from a previous roast dinner or other meal. The amount of ingredients you use is dependant on how much meat you have. Like it….share […]

Sausage Subs Surprise

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Sick of serving sausages in bread! Kids complaining they don’t want boring old sausages for dinner. Well here I have a new, tasty way of serving up the good ol’ Aussie snag! Ingredients: 12 Sausages 6 Sheets Puff Pastry 350grm Grated Cheese 1 Egg White       Like it….share it

Chicken and Potato Curry in the Slow ...

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This dish will serve at least 10 people 3 – 4 large Chicken Breasts, Diced Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Curry Powder 2 Teaspoons mixed herbs 6 Large Potatoes, Diced 2 Cups Chicken Stock 2 Cans Coconut Milk Salt & Pepper 1 Cup Grated Cheese 1 – 2 Cups Broccoli   Like it….share it

Bacon & Egg Pie

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  Ingredients: 4 sheets Puff pastry vegetable oil 250 grams Bacon pieces 14 – 16 Eggs 2 Tomatoes Salt & Pepper     Like it….share it

Mustard & White Wine Roast Beef i...

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This was the first meal I cooked using my new slow cooker and it turned out delicious! Before serving this up I added some gravy mix to the juice and poured it over the meat and it tasted simply yummy! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!   Like it….share it

Dutch Chicken Croquettes

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  This is a traditional Dutch recipe that my mother gave to me. She would make these only for special occasions, like Christmas or Birthday’s! They are certainly a special treat, especially because the making of them is quite a bit involved but definitely worth all the effort in the end. This recipe will make approximately 120-130 croquettes […]

Lumpia – Filipino Spring Rolls

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Said (Loum-pia), this is a  Filipino spring roll. Taught to me by my mother in-law, this recipe is absolutely delicious and perfect for any party or celebration. They tend to disappear faster than they are served, and they go perfectly with some sweet chilly dipping sauce. Like it….share it

Sweet Tropical Fruit Salad

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This is a traditional Filipino dish, made easy by using canned fruits. Just what everyone needs for a quick and easy dessert when friends or family are coming over for a feast. It is great for any festive occasion but goes down perfectly after a Christmas dinner. This dish always tastes better made a day […]

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Ahhh! Ferrero, don’t we just love em’!   I know I am not the only one, so that is why I have created this scrumtious, not for the faint hearted, Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies! And if you bake them just right they will be the most perfect biscuit you have ever eaten. try not to […]

Christmas Gingerbread House – P...

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This Gingerbread House is something I really enjoy making for Christmas, I make it in place of the traditional Christmas Cake. Everyone loves it when it comes time to break up the Gingerbread House on Christmas Day. It may look complicated but with the right instructions and patience anyone can bake, build and decorate this […]

Traditional Gingerbread Christmas Bis...

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  Every year at Christmas time I love to bake this traditional Gingerbread recipe and have my children join me in creating these colourful Christmas delights. I also use this same recipe to create a Gingerbread house which I will post shortly. Like it….share it

Easy Chunky Chicken Pie

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Ingredients:   1 tablespoon olive oil   3 chicken breasts diced   2 cans Cream of Chicken condensed soup   1 – 2 cups corn kernels or mixed vegetables   4 sheets puff pastry   Salt & pepper     Like it….share it

Pikelets for a crowd

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    The good old Aussie pikelet! Loved by most, especially my kids, and such a quick and easy snack, meal, lunchbox treat and sweet or savoury food. Spread it with jam & cream, butter or a dollop of cream cheese and they will all be gone in a flash. Try this easy recipe and enjoy!  […]

Red Wine Venison Steak Stew

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Need more sleep? Just one more reason to drink red wine! New research shows that red wine, especially Cabernet Sauvignon, Chianti, and Merlot, contains melatonin. Melatonin regulates the body clock, so drinking a glass of red wine before bed may help you sleep. Melatonin is also an anti-oxidant, which means it also has anti-aging and […]

My Special Fried Rice

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3 cups of cooked rice vegetable oil 250 grms diced bacon 2 eggs 2 cups mixed vegetables 1/4 – 1/2 cup Soy sauce salt Like it….share it

My Easy Cook Eggs

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  Crack two eggs in a bowl & Add a shake of salt   Like it….share it

Quick & Easy Slab Pizza

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  Pizza Base Ingredients:   1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon compressed yeast or 1 pkt dehydrated yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tspn sugar 1/4 teaspoon oregano 2 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon oil     Topping Ingredients:   1/4 tin tomato puree 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/4 teaspoon basil 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon […]

Sausage Mince Meatloaf

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Ingredients: 700grm sausage mince 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1 egg 1 cup bread crumbs   Like it….share it

Banana Cake

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When I have a bunch of over ripened bananas I always bake this easy but yummy and moist Banana Cake. It is a great way of using up the ripened bananas that no one will eat and it tastes so good you just can’t stop at one piece. Like it….share it

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