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The Great One’s Vegetarian Nachos

September 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Don’t let the “vegetarian” put this off – very delicious. Thx great one. 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp paprika 2 tsp dried chilli flakes 2 tsp crushed chilli (from a bottle) 1 onion, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 carrots grated 3 courgettes grated Juice of 1 lemon or lime 1 […]

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Sausage and mushroom bake

August 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Sausage and mushroom bake

Peel 7-8 shallots and 5-6 garlic cloves. Put in a deep baking dish with a couple of teaspoons of olive oil and bake in a hot oven. At same time put in 4-5 potatoes to bake. After 30 minutes, take onions and garlic out and add a punnet of chopped mushrooms – I used the […]

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Mashed Potato

June 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

It is most important to use the right potatoes (and as I write this can hear my boys saying: “yeah – one thing mom taught us is to use the right potato” and if ever they have dinner with the queen – they may use wrong knife, but man they could have an intelligent conversation […]

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Lamb Shanks and Lamb Soup

June 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

A great 2-in-one go dish, lamb shanks for tea and lamb soup for lunch next day. Real comfort food for a cols weekend out on the Hauraki. You will need: 1 or 2 lamb shanks for each person (depending on size) + 1 extra for the soup 3 tablespoons seasoned flour 2 onions 4 cloves […]

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Erica’s Vege Kebabs

March 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on Erica’s Vege Kebabs

Yeah Yeah – I know the men will not appreciate this recipe – but a really good option to a salad with a bbq! Thank you Erica – i enjoyed these at you home and now make them regularly. You need: 2 courgettes 1 punnet button mushrooms (white or brown) 2 red onion 2 peppers […]

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Rhubarb Crumble

December 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Rhubarb: Rhubarb – 4 long stalks Sugar – raw brown Wash rhubarb and cut into 6cm lengths. Arrange as densely as possible in a roasting dish. At sugar – about a cup and then water so rhbarb is jast covered. Bake in a medium hot oven for 25-30 minutes until rhubarb is tender. Allow to […]

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Baked vegetables with haloumi

November 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on Baked vegetables with haloumi

Even though not on the boat (which is usually where I cook) I made this last night. You will need: 1 small onion coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic – chopped 2 ripe tomatoes cut into 1cm cubes 5-6 asparagus cut into 1 cm lengths 1 large fat brown onion cut into 1cm cubes Haloumi cut […]

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Pea Soup

October 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Pea Soup

You need: 1 bacon hock 500g dried green split peas 1 onion, diced 3-4 chicken stock cubes Salt & pepper Vegetables if you like – I often add celery and carrot but did not have either so added kumara and parsnip Put bacon hock into pressure cooker, add a couple of litres of water, peas, […]

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Pasta with Red peppers & Choritzo

October 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

From memory (because it is in a Delicious magazine and Ross has 100’s of them and if I start reading them i won’t do anything else today! De-seed and cut 4 red peppers into strips. Slice 2 choritzo sausages into discs. Cut up some chillies (bell worked well). Put red pepper, chillie and choritzo into […]

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Polenta

October 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In South Africa maize meal is a staple and usually cooked as a white porridge. For a braaivleis (barbeque) it is cooked until it is dry and crumbly (styve pap) and served with a tomato gravy and borewors (farmers sausage) – traditionally barbequed in coil (i.e. the kind used to to keep ropes neat and tidy). […]

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