Monthly Archives: August 2010

Pumpkin & Spinach Salad


600g butternut pumpkin, deseeded, peeled, cut into wedges 2 tsp olive oil 2 tsp honey 2 tsp sesame seeds 1 tbs fresh lemon juice 1 tbs honey, extra 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp wholegrain mustard 1 x 150g pkt baby spinach leaves 1 x 75g pkt toasted pine nuts Preheat oven to […]

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Chicken Parmesan with Basil Sauce


1 cup (70g) breadcrumbs 1/3 cup (25g) coarsely grated parmesan 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 3 bacon rashers (210g), chopped finely 80g butter, melted 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce ½ teaspoon mustard powder 4 single chicken breast fillets (800g) 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil ¼ cup (60ml) white vinegar 1 […]

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2 cups (500ml) milk 300ml thickened cream 1 Queen vanilla bean, split 6 egg yolks 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 2 tablespoons Cointreau, Grand Marnier or brandy (optional) Combine milk, cream and vanilla bean in a medium pan; bring to the boil, remove from heat. Stand 15 minutes; remove vanilla bean. Beat egg yolks and […]

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Mint Sauce

1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves boiling water 1 Tbsp sugar 1/2 cup malt vinegar salt Put mint in a jug and cover with boiling water. Add sugar and vinegar and salt to taste. Makes 1/2 cup.

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Raspberry & White Chocolate Friands


145grams frozen raspberries ( I use frozen, but left them out for at room temperature for a while so they were almost soft). 185 grams of butter, melted 6 egg whites 100g packet almond meal 1/2 cup plain flour 1 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture 100g white chocolate, chopped Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease […]

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