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Creamy Classic Rice Pudding

   1 1/2 cups cooked rice 2 cups milk, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine cooked rice, 1 1/2 cups milk, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir constantly until thick and...

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BUTTERMILK RUSKS

   6 cups flour 6 heaped teaspoons baking powder 2 cups sugar 250g margarine 500ml buttermilk 2 eggs Pinch of salt Mix dry ingredients rub butter into flour mixture Mix eggs and buttermilk together and add to flour mixture Knead lightly and put in pans Bake for 1 hour...

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PIERRE’S BUTTERMILK RUSKS

   1 kg self-raising flour 2.5ml salt 1.25 cups sugar 250g No salt butter 500ml buttermilk 2 eggs 25ml oil Mix flour and salt, then rub in the butter with your fingertips Beat sugar, eggs, oil and buttermilk Mix wet and dry mixtures Roll into small balls with oily...

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Broccoli Salad

  4 cups broccoli 2 cups mushrooms 8 rashes of bacon 1 red onion 1 cup cheddar cheese cut in squares 1/2 cup pecans/almond slivers 1 can mandarin oranges 1 cup black grapes (Dressing) 2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk beaten 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon mayonnaise 1 teaspoon...

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Broccoli Salad

  2 heads fresh broccoli 1 small onion ¾ cup bacon (I used the prepared kind) 1 ½ cup raisins and nuts (again, I used a raw mix) 1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup white sugar 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar Cut the broccoli into bite-size pieces and cut the onion into thin...

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Pannekoek (or crepes, I suppose)

  250mL all-purpose flour 5mL baking powder 2mL salt 2 eggs 200mL milk 175mL water 5mL lemon juice 125mL oil Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together. Then in a separate bowl, beat the eggs, milk, water, and lemon juice together. Add the dry ingredients to the...

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CONVERSION TABLES

CUP, TABLESPOON and TEASPOON to MILILITERS (cup to ml) 1 cup = 16 tablespoons = 48 teaspoons = 240 ml 3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons = 36 teaspoons = 180 ml 2/3 cup = 11 tablespoons = 32 teaspoons = 160 ml 1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons = 24 teaspoons = 120 ml 1/3 cup = 5...

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Camembert bread

   4 cups bread flour 2.5 ml salt 10 g quick-rise yeast 5 ml sugar 2 cups lukewarm water 15ml oil 2 x 125 g camembert cheese circles Mix the flour and salt in a large bowl. Add the yeast and sugar and 1 cup lukewarm water. Once it starts to froth, pour in the middle...

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Cinnamon Chip Banana Coffee Cake

   1 cup cinnamon chip (or butterscotch or chocolate) chips 2/3 cup (packed) light brown sugar 3/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 1T ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 3/4 t baking soda 3/4 t baking powder 1/4 t salt 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter,...

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Banana Bread

  Ingredients: 3 ripe Bananas 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup margarine 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 ½ cups self-raising flour pinch of salt Directions: Pre-heat the oven to 325ºF. Grease 1 loaf pan generously with spray and cook or something similar. The...

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Chicken, cheese and egg casserole

   12 eggs 1 cup cottage cheese 2½ cups chicken (diced) 1½ cup cheddar cheese (grated) ½ orange/red pepper (diced) 4 green onions (chopped) 284ml tin sliced mushroom 200ml (½ tin) small peas 1 Tbsp crushed garlic 3 Tbsp fresh grated parmesan Salt and freshly ground...

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OXTAIL

   1 x 1.5kg oxtail, cut in pieces 2 x medium onions sliced 1 x Banana sliced 2 x Bay leaves 3 x tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 20ml x Tomato Sauce 20ml x Chutney 20ml x Honey 6ml x Med curry powder 4ml x Salt 1ml x Pepper 1 x packet of brown onion soup mixed with ½...

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Huevos Rancheros

  1 onion, sliced Lots of finely diced garlic 2 cups sliced mushrooms 12 Roma tomatoes, diced Salt & pepper Italian seasoning Chilli powder 8 eggs Fry the onion and garlic in butter/margarine in a large saucepan until softened. Add the mushrooms and cook through....

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Ginger Snaps

   2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2.5mL baking soda 5mL allspice 10mL ground ginger 135mL butter or margarine 1 egg 5mL syrup Sift flour, sugar, baking soda, and spices together. Melt butter and then mix in with the dry ingredients to form a crumb-y texture....

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Cheese and Bacon Biscuits

  12 biscuits Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon onion powder 5 tablespoons butter, melted 2 green onions, finely chopped 1 heaped cup shredded Cheddar...

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