Appetizers

Thai Fish Recipe

If you are bored with the usual dishes and want to diversify the home menu with something non-trivial, then Thai recipes will fall in handy. Thailand’s exotic cuisine is characterized by spicy dishes using garlic, chili pepper, and ginger. Almost all Thai food is cooked with seafood, and the most common method of heat treatment […]

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Salmon Tartar With Avocado- Recipe

Cooks call the word tartar a thick sauce made from the boiled yolk, vegetable oil and onion, and a dish traditionally used to make raw beef meat and an egg. The dish has French roots, but if you are not yet ready to eat classic tartar, you can cook it with salmon and avocado. We […]

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Bolognese Sauce

4 tbsp olive oil 30g butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped 1 celery stick, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 500g beef mince salt and pepper 1 ¼ cups red or white wine a sprig of rosemary 1 can tinned Italian tomatoes, chopped Heat a heavy-based pot and, when […]

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Yummy Cornbread

This is so delicious….. you must give it a try!! 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup self raising flour ¼ cup sugar ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup buttermilk 2 eggs ½ cup vegetable oil ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup shredded cheese (optional) 1. Preheat baking tin in the oven to 180’C. 2. In a bowl […]

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Honey and Citrus Glazed Ham

I just love chef Curtis Stone….. and as Christmas approaches I found this recipe of his which I will definitely be trying this year. For the glaze 1/2 cup/120 ml honey 1/4 cup/60 ml apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup/60 grams coarsely chopped fresh ginger 1/4 cup/60 ml Dijon mustard 1/4 cup/60 ml fresh lemon juice […]

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Chilli con Carne

Super easy and super delicious 500g minced beef 500g can crushed tomatoes 750g can kidney beans Packet of Mexican style power (eg chilli, taco or burrito powder) 1 onion, chopped finely 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 chipotle chilli, chopped 1 teaspoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon oregano Juice of ½ lemon ½ teaspoon cumin Pinch of […]

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Mini Quiches

These are incredible and are a great hit at parties where you need to serve finger food. 2 eggs 250 g tasty shredded cheese 3-4 tablespoons thickened cream 2 teaspoons grain mustard whichever filling you prefer e.g. corn kernels, asparagus, mushrooms etc Salt/pepper to taste. Mix together and place in patti pan trays, greased and […]

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Perfect Guacamole

This recipe was taken from one of my favourite food blogs… simply recipes 2 ripe avocados 1/2 red onion, minced (about 1/2 cup) 1-2 serrano chiles, stems and seeds removed, minced 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon of fresh lime or lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt A dash of freshly grated black […]

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Hommus

1 can chickpeas (drained of most of liquid) 5-6 tablespoons lemon juice 2 cloves garlic generous grind of black pepper 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup oil 1/2 raw tahini Blend together in food processor until smooth. Keep Reading Adding some festive cheer to your glasses Be Sociable, Share!

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