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Flop proof Madeira Cake

Flop proof Madeira Cake

Madeira cake is a sponge cake in traditional British and Irish cookery and here we have a Flop proof Madeira Cake! Ingredients 125g butter 1 cup of sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence Grated rind of 1 lemon (optional) 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder Pinch salt 1 cup...

Freezer friendly Arabic Dough

Freezer friendly Arabic Dough

Here we have a freezer friendly Arabic Dough once baked and also the best dough for pizzas, subs, buns, and calzones Ingredients to prepare your freezer friendly Arabic dough: 2 cups tepid water (not warm but not boiling either) 4 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 sachet...



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Pickled Curried Chilies

Pickled Curried Chilies

How to bottle and prepare Pickled Curried Chilies Ingredients for Pickled Curried Chilies 30 ml cumin powder 20 ml turmeric 30 ml mustard seeds 4 Tablespoons mild curry powder, heaped 80 ml of brown sugar A pinch of salt Juice of 2 squeezed lemons 250 ml white vinegar...

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Chicken Pilau

This is only the second time I’ve tried Chicken Pilau and it was awesome. It's a lot simpler than you think, so give it a go! My brother asked if this is a new funky name for Biryani ?? I used Chicken pieces, not fillet. I did not use Mix veg only grated carrots...

The Culinary Alphabet. Then letter I

The Culinary Alphabet. Then letter I Welcome to this month's Culinary Alphabet tour and it is the letter I. I am loving this series as I am discovering terms and names I didn’t know or didn’t think I knew so I hope you are too. I for me was not as easy as some and not...

Rosh Hashanah Challah

Rosh Hashanah Challah. This is to symbolize the wish for a prosperous new year. The traditional Jewish Sabbath bread, challah, is typically oblong and braided but on Rosh Hashanah, everyone serves a round challah to symbolize eternal life. Ingredients: 2 cups warm...

How to make Meal Planning work for you

We are all different and all have something to offer when it comes to organizing meals. You might be very organized in what you do around your home or you might be a "do it by the seat of your pants kind of girl".  I have to say that I have quite a bit of the latter...

Chicken Quiche

Use up cooked chicken in this hearty, easy, delicious Chicken Quiche. Pastry: Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 tablespoons Maizena (Corn Flour) 6 Tablespoons butter half teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 12 Tablespoons cold water Chicken filling: 1 cup chicken fillet...

Vanilla Cupcakes

You have to try these, it's the softest quickest and easiest Vanilla Cupcakes you will ever bake and it's super delicious and yummy as well Ingredients 125 g (¼ pound) butter OR Stork Bake 3 eggs ¾ cup sugar (200 ml) ½ tsp vanilla essence 1½ cup flour ¾ cup peach...

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