Savoury Koeksisters with Cheese Sauce
23
Jan

Savoury Koeksisters with Cheese Sauce

Directions Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl and make a well in the centre. Pour in the water, then whisk gently using a balloon whisk to avoid lumps. When all the water is incorporated beat well until smooth. Transfer to a saucepan and cook over a...
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09
Jan

Creamy Baby Hake Pasta

Directions Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water as per packet instructions.  Drain and return to the saucepan, along with a couple of tablespoons of the cooking liquid.  Keep warm while you cook the fish and make the sauce. Heat the grill.  Lightly oil a baking tray...
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12
Dec

Chocolate Banana Split

Directions To make chocolate sauce: Place the chocolate and cream in a microwave-safe jug. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute with a metal spoon or until smooth. Stir in Kahlua, if desired. Place banana slices into a wafer cone. Top with scoops of ice-cream....
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11
Sep

Summer Pavlova

Directions Heat oven to 150C/130C fan/gas 2. Cover a large baking sheet with baking parchment and use a pencil to draw a 20cm circle in the middle. Turn the parchment over. For the meringue, mix together the cornflour, vinegar and vanilla, and set aside. Whisk the egg whites in a...
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30
May

Coffee Sauce

Directions Combine the cream and espresso powder in a medium bowl and whisk until powder is dissolved; set aside. Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and stir to combine. Place over medium-high heat, bring to a boil, and let cook undisturbed until amber in color, about 5 minutes....
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06
Apr

Chocolate Easter Egg Pudding

Directions Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease six 125ml (1/2 cup-capacity) ovenproof dishes or pudding moulds. Place chocolate and butter in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until smooth. Cool for 10 minutes. Using an electric mixer, beat eggs and sugar until light and...
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03
Aug

Trout Croquettes

Directions Preheat the oven to 190C. Line a baking tray with aluminium foil and grease lightly with oil. Place the trout onto the prepared tray and cover with a second sheet of aluminium foil. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the fish are cooked through. (NB: The...
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30
Jun

Chicken Alfredo

Directions Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add fettuccini and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large pan over medium heat. Sauté the chicken until no longer pink and juices run clear. In a...
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13
Jun

Drop Scone Pancakes

Method Put the flour in a bowl and stir in the sugar. Make a well in the centre, and add the egg, melted butter and a little of the milk. Gradually stir the flour into the liquids and add the remaining milk a little at a time, to make a...
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