CAULIFLOWER SOUP

One of the 2 winning soups from the Soupalicious Challenge and Give Away!       1 Bunch / head of cauliflower  1 Tablespoon Massel Vegetable stock (chicken works well too) 1 Large or 2 small brown onions ~ finely chopped 3 Tablespoons of milk powder  Salt and Pepper     Place the roughly chopped cauliflower…

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MUSHROOM SAUCE

This sauce is so easy to make and adjust the quantity when needed. It is also one of those throw together sauces. 50g butter 1 – 2 cups of mushrooms ~ chopped 60ml Worcestershire sauce 100 -120ml cream Salt & Pepper Chives / Leeks l Shallots ~ chopped   

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PUMPKIN SOUP

This is one of the 2 winning soups from the Soupalicious Challenge and Give Away, this recipe was submitted by Tiffany from Surviving Four Kids!   2 Tablespoons of olive oil 1 Leek ~ sliced and chopped 1 Teaspoon of minced garlic or one crushed clove Pinch of coriander or parsley 1 Teaspoon of cumin Pinch of nutmeg…

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GARLIC BOK CHOY, SPINACH OR SILVER BEET

  Did you know that you don’t have to boil spinach in water to cook it.  I never do as I believe it looses its flavour and just tastes bland and turns out like mush. Spinach and other varieties hold their own liquid which is released during the cooking process. For this easy recipe all…

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CREAM POTATO BAKE

  Potatoes peeled and sliced thinly Fresh or dried herbs (Italian Mixed Herbs) 200 – 250ml Thickened Cream (fresh or long life) 1 Large brown onion Leek (optional) Salt and Pepper Parmasen Cheese – (fresh or dried) Bread Crumbs

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EASY SALSA COUS COUS

1 Small onion ~ chopped 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley ~ chopped 2 Tablespoons tomatoes ~ finely chopped 1 Teaspoon minced garlic or one clove crushed ½ Cup Cous Cous ½ Cup water Olive oil Salt In a small saucepan, fry on high heat the onion, parsley, tomato and garlic in a little olive oil.  Cook…

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Pan Fried Marinated Eggplant

What you will need: Prepared Marinated Eggplant Olive Oil Fry Pan Salt Cover the base of your fry pan with olive oil, heat the fry pan on high, then turn down to medium.  Evenly spread the eggplant over the base of the frying pan and fry slices until golden brown on the underside. Flip them…

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MARINATED EGGPLANT OR AUBERGINES

Here is an easy tip when marinating eggplant!     Cut up the eggplant anyway you wish (below, I cut the eggplant in half length ways and then sliced them into arches).   Place them into a large zip lock freezer bag adding garlic, dried herbs of your choice, I used oregano and olive oil.  There…

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HONEY CARROTS

Peel and slice your carrots either length ways  or circle shaped.     Place them into a heat proof dish (I use Corning Ware),  add 1 – 2 tablespoons of honey.     Add boiling kettle water making sure you cover the carrots, put a lid on your dish and place in 200C oven,  cook for 30 – 40…

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CINNAMON ROASTED VEGGIES

Pumpkin Sweet Potato CarrotsPeel and chop your choice or all these vegetables.    Put them into a bowl, add 1 – 2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder, along with a little water to moisten. Toss these around in the bowl.   Put into hot oil based tray and bake in oven 200C oven for about 40…

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BAKED CHATS / RED PONTIAC POTATOES

Ingredients: Chats and Pontiac Potatoes  1 Cup Fresh (chopped) or Dried Rosemary 2 Tablespoons of crushed Garlic (or minced) 1 Tablespoon of Paprika 1 Teaspoon of Salt Olive Oil Place empty baking dish into 200C oven. Depending on the size of the potatoes – leave uncut or cut into smaller pieces (peeling is not required), place…

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