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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...

Bar One fridge cheesecake

Bar One fridge cheesecake

Bar One fridge cheesecake.  This is my all-time favorite cheesecake, but be warned - it is rich. The chocolate base for the Bar One fridge cheesecake Ingredients 250g chocolate coated digestive biscuits 150g melted butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 20g extra butter...

Instant Pot Pea Carrot Stew with Rice

Instant Pot Pea Carrot Stew with Rice

Instant Pot Pea Carrot Stew with Rice, the best ever Ingredients 1 kg lamb/mutton pieces 1 onion sliced 2 tbsp ghee + 1 tsp olive oil (or normal oil) 1 tsp mustard seeds ½ tsp jeera seeds 1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp green or red chili paste (optional) it is a ‘stew’ after...

#28 Senior Salon 2019

#28 Senior Salon 2019

#28 SENIOR SALON 2019 “Even when you’d lost everything you thought there was to lose, somebody came along and gave you something for free.”  Jenny Valentine, Broken Soup   A smile or kind word means so much and does not cost you a dime!  On the other hand,...

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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...

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...

The Culinary Alphabet: The Letter P

So let's get going with The Culinary Alphabet: The Letter P Welcome to this months post it is the letter P in my tour of the Culinary Alphabet.  I had quite a few culinary terms and ingredients to pick from.  It is funny how some letters of the alphabet have very few...

Coconut Cream Strawberry breakfast

A delicious, rich Coconut Cream Strawberry breakfast, another Yummy meal which is more like a dessert. I’m not really a fan of strawberries but blended with cream it was quite nice. Ingredients: 1 tbsp fresh strawberries 3 tbsp coconut cream 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp...

Delicious Milky Bar Almond Biscuits

Absolutely delicious home-made Tried and Tested Milky Bar Almond Biscuits This is a not so sweet but tasty indeed Milky Bar Almond Biscuit - a must try for your next coffee break! Ingredients 125g butter, melted 25g (1½ cups) self-raising flour 125ml (½ cup) Almond...

Pancakes for One

How about some Delicious Pancakes for One? Ingredients for Pancakes for One 1 tsp Stevia (I used Xylitol) 2 tbsp coconut flour 1 ½ tbsp Almond Flour 1 tbsp Whey protein powder ¼ cup almond milk 1 tsp baking powder 1 Large egg   Method Mix the coconut, almond...

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