CHRISTMAS PUDDING – EASY CROCK POT RECIPE

500 – 600g dried and/or crystallised fruit Use what ever fruit you like, ¼ -½ cup each of prunes (dried plums), crystallised pineapple and ginger, dried cranberries, raisins, currants and apricots.  Otherwise the easiest option is to buy a 1kg packet of mixed dried fruit which can be purchased at any supermarket. ¼ cup sherry, rum or stout (beer)…

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HUNGARIAN BEEF STEW

Recipe Ingredients: 2Kg casserole beef ~ cut in chunks ½ Cup plain flour 60g butter 1 Onion ~ chopped 250g Mushrooms ~ sliced 3-4 Stalks of Celery ~ chopped 2-3 Bunches bok choy or spinach ~ shredded & chopped 2 Cups Beef Stock 1 Tablespoon Paprika Salt & Pepper ½ Cup sour cream 1 Lemon…

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BERRY DELICIOUS ICE~CREAM CAKE

Here another alternative to the EASIEST ICE~CREAM CAKE IN THE WORLD recipe: Once again; two basic ingredients are needed: 600ml thickened cream 1 tin condensed milk Frozen berries White chocolate hard tops ice-cream topping Method: Whip the cream till thick consistency. Pour in, fold or stir the condensed milk into whipped cream gently and mix thoroughly. Prepare the dish…

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FRIED RICE ~ EASY WAY

I am one of those people that HATE leftovers sitting in the fridge and if I can create something new with them (not that leftovers happen often in a large family) and before they get eaten by someone else in the household, then it’s a bonus.  Here is a VERY easy fried rice recipe: Ingredients…

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HAMBURGERS IN A HURRY

There are days (and many evenings) when we just don’t feel like cooking; and feeding a large family can become monotonous and boring, yet we need to fill them up or they come back after dinner saying “I’m hungry”. Here is a very simple but filling idea for dinner.  You can use burger buns or sliced bread and of…

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BACON, ONION & CHEESE ON TOAST

Ingredients: Bacon or Ham ~ diced 1 – 2 Brown onions ~ chopped 50g Butter Tasty Cheese Dried herbs ~ optional Toast In a fry pan fry the butter and onion till transparent.  Add the bacon or ham and cook thoroughly. Spread mixture flat and place slices of cheese to cover the base area. Turn heat…

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