Buffalo Shrimp

Ingredients: 1 pound large (21/25 count) shrimp 4 tablespoons unsalted butter ¼ cup Frank’s Red Hot sauce (dash habanero sauce for extra spice) 2 eggs ¼ cup water 1½ cups flour 1 tablespoon spicy seasoned salt (I use Tony Chachere’s) 2 cups (approx) vegetable oil for frying (canola, corn, peanut, grapeseed) Lemon wedges and/or blue […]

Linzer Torte

Ingredients: 1 cup plain flour 1 cup hazelnut meal 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 tbls cinnamon 1 tsp ground cloves 350g Butter, cold 2 cups plum jam icing sugar to dust, optional

Spicy Fried Chicken Wings

INGREDIENTS 10 chicken wings, tips removed 1 pinch salt and pepper 1 knob root ginger 1 clove garlic 1 red chilli 1/2 bottle dark ale 1 tbsp tamarind paste 1 squeeze honey 1 red onion 1 carrot 1 handful sugar snap peas 1 shot groundnut oil 2 portions egg noodles 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 […]

Homemade Weight Gainer Shake

8-10 ounces skim milk 2 scoops whey protein powder (any flavor you like) 1/2 cup oatmeal (pre-blend separately first) 1 large banana 2 tablespoons natural peanut or almond butter Pinch of cinnamon 3 Ice cubes

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Chicken Roasted Under Bricks

Ingredients: 1 whole, fully-dressed chicken (mine was 3 1/2 pounds) salt and pepper to taste dried or fresh herbs on the inside only

Banana Bread

Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour ¾ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup mashed ripe banana (2-3 bananas) ⅔ cup brown sugar 6 tablespoons soft butter 2 eggs ½ cup plain yogurt or buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup chopped pecans (optional)

Salami & Asparagus Salad

Ingredients: 100g ‘Oliving by Hans’ Salami, roughly chopped 1 brown onion, diced 1/4 cup coriander, chopped 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 tsp ginger, grated 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 12 asparagus spears 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Spicy Squash Satay

INGREDIENTS Veg Base 1 red onion 2 cloves of garlic 1 knob of fresh ginger 1 red chilli 1 butternut squash 2 shots of vegetable oil 1 handful of green beans 200 g beansprouts 50 g cashew nuts Satay Base 4 tbsp cashew nut butter 2 tbsp rice syrup (or honey) 4 tbsp soy sauce […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients 2 pounds sweet potatoes 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons lime juice ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon coarse ground black pepper ½ teaspoon dried rosemary

Sponge Cake

Ingredients 20 g butter 1 Tbsp milk 90 g cake flour 3 eggs 90 g sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Party Mix

1/4 cup butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1 cup small pretzels 1 cup pecan halves 1/2 cup roasted salted peanuts 2 cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal 1 tablespoon white sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon coarse salt (Kosher salt works well) 1 cup dried cranberries and/or golden raisins

Boneless Whole Turkey

For the stuffing I used: 1 1/2 cup plain breadcrumbs 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup finely minced onions, sautéed golden 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup turkey or chicken broth, or enough to moisten salt and pepper to taste 1 tbsp chopped fresh sage 1 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon 2 tsp […]

Blueberry & Orange Cake

Ingredients: 300g butter 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 cup almond meal 1/4 cup orange juice 1 1/2 cups SR flour 1 1/2 cups blueberries 1/2 cup sliced almonds SYRUP 1 cup sugar 1 cup orange juice 1/4 cup orange rind

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

INGREDIENTS For The Bread 500 g strong flour 1 tsp salt 7 g dried active yeast 350 ml luke warm water 1 handful extra flour For The Sandwich 1 knob salted butter, softened 1 heaped tsp english mustard 75 g mature cheddar 75 g gruyere 1 pinch dried or fresh oregano 1 dollop chutney to […]

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Ingredients: 12 Ice Cream Sandwiches 500ml Double Cream 1/2 cup chocolate syrup 1 1/2 cup choc mint balls, halved 10 choc mint cookies, roughly chopped

Baked Pumpkin Donuts

Ingredients: 2 Cups of All Purpose Flour 2 Tsp of Baking Powder 1 tsp of Baking Soda 1/4 tsp of Salt 2 tsp of Pumpkin Pie Spice 3/4 cup of Pumpkin Puree 1/4 cup of Brown Sugar 1/2 cup of Granulated Sugar 2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter, melted 2 Eggs 1/4 cup of milk or […]

Dorito Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients: serves 4 6 chicken tenderloins / 2 large breasts 2 cups crushed Doritos / corn chips 1/4 cup taco spice mix (mild) 2 eggs 1 cup plain flour Vegetable oil to fry

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups SR Flour 1 cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch, crushed 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup castor sugar 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 egg 1/2 cup melted butter 1 tsp vanilla extract

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Macarons

Ingredients: 3 eggs, whites only 65g almond meal/flour 200g powdered sugar 25g granulated sugar 45g finely ground up ‘Cinnamon Toast Crunch’ cereal Butter Cream 250g softened unsalted butter 1 cup icing/powdered sugar 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbls brown sugar

Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

Ingredients 1 globe eggplant, about 1 pound 2 eggs 2 tablespoons flour 1½ cups dry breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 4 ounces mozzarella 4 hoagie rolls 2-3 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cups marinara sauce 1 small bunch fresh basil

Deep Fried Bananas

Ingredients: 4 Ripe Bananas 1 1/2 cups SR Flour 1 tbls cornflour 1 tsp salt 2 2/3 cups ice cold water oil for frying, serve with Coconut or Vanilla ice-cream

Mini Nutella Cheesecakes

Ingredients: makes 16-20 3 cups cookie crumbs 1/2 cup melted butter 2 cups Nutella 400g Cream Cheese 1/4 cup icing sugar Serve with fresh whipped cream & walnuts

Chicken Skewers

Ingredients Spice rub: 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin seed ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon turmeric ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flake 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs 12 large button mushrooms 1 red bell peppers, cut into eighths 1 onion cut into eighths 2 jalapeños, optional

Chocolate Chip Cookie

INGREDIENTS salted butter (130.38g) peanut butter (12.5g) caster sugar (104.06g) golden caster sugar (25g) soft brown sugar (157.5g) dark brown sugar (12.5g) plain flour (190g) self-raising flour (16.06g) cornflour (0.16 tbsp) wheatgerm (1.56g) rolled oats (13.75g) cocoa powder (9.06g) bicarbonate of soda (0.48 tsp) baking powder (0.22 tsp) 1.56 eggs 0.13 egg yolks dark chocolate, […]

Chocolate Marble Cake

Ingredients: 1/2 cup melted butter 2/3 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup milk 1 1/2 cups SR Flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder

Banoffee Trifle

INGREDIENTS Banana bread butter (60g) caster sugar (60g) 2 eggs 2 ripe bananas self-raising flour (300g) pinch of salt pinch of baking powder Jelly water (350ml) caster sugar (100g) spiced rum (60ml) 4 sheets of gelatin Custard carton of pre-made custard (500ml) 1 tin of caramel (398g) To Serve double cream (400ml) 1 tbsp of […]

Red White & Blueberry Cake

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) softened butter 1 cup sugar ½ cup sour cream 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1¾ cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1½ cups wild frozen blueberries (do not thaw first) Cream Cheese Frosting: 8 ounces cream cheese 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 or more cups powdered […]

Lemon Chicken Tagine

INGREDIENTS 2 onions 2 small or 1 large clove of garlic knob of fresh ginger 1 tbsp of cumin seeds 1 cinnamon stick pinch of saffron pinch of cracked black pepper 6-8 chicken thighs, on the bone 1 tbsp of preserved lemon paste cup of chicken stock (200ml) handful of green olives squeeze of honey […]

Nutella Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 1 cup Arborio/Risotto Rice 2 cups milk 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 1/4 cup caster sugar 1 cup nutella

Pepperoni & Tomato Couscous Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup pepperoni, sliced 1 cup couscous 1 1/2 cups tomato juice 2 1/2 cups mixed salad leaves (rocket/arugula, baby spinach) 1/4 cup semi dried tomatoes, chopped 1 lemon, juice and rind 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp chili flakes 1 cup feta cheese, chopped

Peach Fool in a Mug

INGREDIENTS 1 tin of peach slices in juice (400g) shot of elderflower cordial 4 tbsp of natural yoghurt 4 tbsp of full fat crème fraîche 1 tbsp icing sugar few fresh mint leaves handful of amaretto biscuits 1 fresh ripe peach

Banana & Oat Slice (No Sugar)

Ingredients: 3 bananas, mashed 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup apple sauce 1/4 cup sultanas/raisins 1 1/2 cups rolled oats

Arabic Bread Pudding

INGREDIENTS: 4 large croissant (preferably 1 day old) 2 cups and 1/4 cup (500 ml) milk 1/3 cup (67 grams) white sugar 2 cups (500 ml) of heavy cream + 2 tablespoons of powdered sugar 2 cups mixed chopped nuts ( almonds, pistachios, walnuts) 1 tablespoons of unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup of raisins (soaked […]

Tomato Ice Cream

Ingredients: 2 cups cream 1 1/2 cups tomato juice, fresh 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbls tomato puree salt & pepper to season

Chocolate Cake Ice Cream Cones

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups SR Flour 1/2 cup caster sugar 2/3 cup cocoa 3 eggs 1/2 cup melted butter 12 ice cream cones 12 chocolate pieces, optional 12 m&m’s or smarties, optional

Custard Orange Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups SR Flour 2/3 cup custard powder 3 eggs 1/2 cup softened butter 2/3 cup caster sugar 1 cup fresh orange juice 1 tbls orange rind Frosting 1 1/2 cups icing sugar 1 cup cream cheese, softened 1 tbls fresh orange juice

Twice Baked Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 large Russet potatoes (about 6 ounces each) ¼ cup sliced green onions 2 tablespoons sour cream or plain yogurt 1 tablespoon butter ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon white or black pepper ½ cup grated cheese, divided Optional: ¼ cup crispy bacon bits and/or ½ cup steamed small broccoli florets

Onion Rings

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 tbls curry powder 1 1/2 cup cider, beer or soda water 1 egg 2 large onions, sliced into rings vegetable oil for frying

Creme Egg Chocolate Brownies

INGREDIENTS dark chocolate (150g) butter (100g) soft brown sugar (200g) 2 eggs self-raising flour (75g) cocoa (40g) 6 crème eggs icing sugar to decorate

Savoury Swiss Roll

INGREDIENTS 1 or 2 sweet potatoes (450g once peeled) 4 eggs pinch of ground clove chunk of Red Leicester cheese (50g) handful of sesame seeds full fat soft cream cheese (250g) bunch of fresh chives handful of brazil nuts jar of red onion marmalade

Chicken & Chorizo Stew

Ingredients: 1 large chorizo, sliced 8 chicken skinless drumsticks 1 large red capsicum, sliced 1 large brown onion, chopped 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 2 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 cups canned tomatoes salt & pepper to season 1 cup pitted whole black olives 1/2 cup fresh parsley

Fruit and Yogurt Parfait – Healthy Dessert

Ingredients: Greek Yogurt – 1 cup Almond Meal – 2 Tbsp (grind whole almonds using a coffee grinder or other mixie) Honey – to taste Mango – 1, pureed (reserve few whole pieces to garnish) Granola – 1 to 2 Tbsp Caramelized Almonds – 1 to 2 TbspFruit and Yogurt Parfait – Healthy Dessert

Flower Pot Bread

INGREDIENTS strong white flour (250g) strong wholemeal flour (250g) 1 tsp of salt 1 sachet of dried yeast (7g) 1 tbsp of black treacle warm water (300ml) 2 tbsp of poppy seeds 2 tbsp of sesame seeds 2 tbsp of sunflower seeds 2 tbsp of pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp of caraway seeds knob of butter […]