Archive for the 'Recipies' Category

Fasolia (Bean Soup)

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

500gm cannellini/great northern beans 1/2 cup good quality olive oil 1 large onion 4 teaspoon garlic 3 large carrots 2 celery stalks (more/less dependant on taste) 1 tin tomato puree 1/4 cup tomato paste 1-2 teaspoons oregano 1/2 pot of water Garnish/Serving: Cubed Feta Crusty Bread   Directions: Wash beans by placing in a bowl and […]

Moroccan Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks w/ Couscous

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

8 frenched lamb shanks 2 tbsp plain flour 1/4 cup olive oil 2 med brown onions chopped coarsely 3 garlic cloves 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander 1 cup dry red wine 2 tbsp honey 1 litre chicken stock 2 small sweet potatoes chopped coarsely. Toss lamb in flour. […]

Watermelon Curry

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Watermelon Curry. Half a small watermelon or quarter of a large one. 4 garlic cloves, crushed. 1 pinch turmeric powder. 1 tsp cumin seeds. 6 – 8 cardamom pods. 1 tsp hot chili powder. 1 cup coconut milk. Peel the watermelon and cut the flesh into bite-sized cubes. Fry the garlic, cumin seeds and cardamom […]

Top Secret Recipes (Soup Nazi’s Soup)

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Top Secret Recipes – Soup Nazi’s Soup (Seinfeld) The best thing about recipies is that while can be a trade secret  they can not be patented or copy written – this means once a trade secret leaks it can be spread around without the people spreading fearing any legal backlash (the person however who originally […]

Oven Baked Risotto with Chilli Pancetta, Mushrooms and Fresh Basil

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Easy oven baked risotto with chilli pancetta, mushrooms and fresh basil. Serving size: Serves 4 Cooking time: Less than 60 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 6 thin slices of chilli pancetta, cut into strips 1 clove garlic, crushed 100g Swiss brown mushrooms, cut into 4 slices 100g button mushrooms, […]

Saffron Butter Prawns

Saturday, October 21st, 2006

Saffron Butter Prawns Preparation time: 25 mins Cooking Time: 25 mins Serves 4 or more!!!!! 5g Saffron threads ½ tsp salt 6 cloves garlic, pealed 1kg medium green prawns 125g cultured butter 2 red Serrano chillies, sliced (optional) BUTTER RICE 30g cultured butter 1 onion 1cup long grain rice (basmati) 1cup chicken stock 1cup white […]

Chicken Risotto with Mushroom and Bacon

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

Chicken Risotto with Mushroom and Bacon Ingredients Approx. 500gms of Chicken (Chicken Breast is best) Diced and cooked 2 tablespoons of olive oil 30 gms of butter 1 large onion chopped 1 clove garlic 400gms Bacon Bits 2 cups of Aberio rice 3 cups of Chicken Stock 1/4 cups white wine 1/4 cup water 2 […]

Lamb Rogan Josh – Curry (Hot) recpie

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

3tsp lemon juice 1 cup natural yoghurt (we used european style [creamier]) 1tsp salt 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2.5cm fresh root ginger finely grated 900g lean lamb fillet, cubed (we just bought lean diced lamb) 4tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2 bay leaves 4 green cardamom pods 1 onion, finely chopped 2 tsp […]

Lasagne – Tasty as.

Saturday, January 21st, 2006

Lasagne is an easy dish to cook and prepare, it is however time consuming and can potentially be messy. If you are used to preparing bolognase sauce you should be able to transfer these skills into mad lasagne skills very easily. (Less reduction of the sauce). Very basic – and easy: You Need: 500gram low […]