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Vanilla Custard Plum Tart

Vanilla Custard Plum Tart

Vanilla Custard Plum Tart, have you ever made one?? If not, this is the one you have to test and make as soon as possible. You will enjoy the flaky shortcrust pastry, vanilla custard and for sure the fresh plums. Thanks to my friend Jennifer for the Plums. Shortcrust...

Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs

Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs

Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs Ingredients: 500 gr ground beef 500 gr ground pork (Or choose 1 kg of ground red meat of choice) ½ cup Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup almond flour 1/3 cup whole milk 2 tbsp cream 2 large egg yolks 1 medium shallot, diced (not spring onion!) 3...

Roundup Post #SeniSal

Roundup Post #SeniSal

Roundup Post #SeniSal Hi all Just a quick update, I am unable to do our usual roundup post tonight, but promise to compile it once back home. I am on an extended long weekend with out of country visitors. Day trip wine tasting in Naramata wine country   Red...

The Culinary Alphabet, The Letter R

The Culinary Alphabet, The Letter R

The Culinary Alphabet, The Letter R.  Welcome to this months edition of the Culinary Alphabet, where I am bringing you ingredients and cooking terms beginning with the letter R Starting with my favorite carb which is? Rice There are several grains called rice, which...

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Low Carb Chicken Parmesan

So tonight’s low carb dinner was Chicken Parmesan. A delightful meal that I couldn’t finish, but will tomorrow. I’m giving the recipe as is although I stuffed mine with Spinach and Provolone Cheese, so excuse the pun, this is a very cheesy dish. I couldn’t find the...

Baked Chicken with Molasses

Baked Chicken with Molasses, tender and perfect for Sunday meal. Ingredients for your cock-a-doodle-do: 12 chicken pieces (6 thighs 6 drum sticks) Marinade Ingredients: 1 heaped tbsp garlic/ginger paste 1 tsp chicken spice ½ tsp white pepper 1 tsp 5 spice powder 1 tsp...

Big Bake Cake

Big Bake Cake, White and Chocolate Cake also ideal for cupcakes This Big Bake Cake remains moist, keeps very well and makes a large quantity Ingredients 450g self-raising flour 420g castor sugar 2 ml of salt 250g butter or margarine 250 ml of water 2 large eggs,...

Cabbage Bredie

Cabbage Bredie - Bredie is a stew containing meat and a vegetable. Cabbage Bredie with Beef or mutton   Ingredients 1 kg stewing beef or stewing mutton 2 large onions, peeled and finely chopped 60 ml of oil 5ml allspice 2ml ground cloves Salt to taste Spices of...

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

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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