Recipes: Greek Lentil Stew/Soup (Fakies)

Greek Lentil Stew/Soup (Fakies) Ingredients: 1 cup Canadian lentils 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion 3 minced garlic cloves 2 large carrots diced 1 large celery stalk  diced 5 cups water or stock 1 cup canned tomatoes (or 2-3 fresh tomatoes cubed) 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 bay leaves salt and pepper 2 tablespoons… Continue reading Recipes: Greek Lentil Stew/Soup (Fakies)

Soap Making: Galaxy Soap

How To Make Soap: Galaxy Soap Ingredients: *Pyrex Measuring Jug (500ml to 1 litre ones are the best); *Long handled spoon (do not use wood but stainless steel is best); *Thermometer (long ones used to check milk heat for coffee frothing  is perfect but not essential); *Food Coloring; *Aloe Vera Melt and Pour Base; *Glitter (make… Continue reading Soap Making: Galaxy Soap

Recipe: Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake Ingredients: 250g self-raising flour ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 270g brown sugar 440g can crushed pineapple, drained 50g desiccated coconut 2 ripe bananas ½ cup chopped walnuts 2 eggs, lightly beaten 250ml sunflower oil Cream cheese frosting 100g cream cheese 50g unsalted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 225g icing sugar mixture ½ cup finely chopped walnuts,… Continue reading Recipe: Hummingbird Cake

Recipe: Lumberjack Cake

Lumberjack Cake Ingredients: 125g butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 195g chopped dates 2 medium granny smith apples (peeled & chopped) 2 teaspoons bi-carbonate soda 1 cup boiling water 1½ cups flour ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder Frosting 60g butter ½ teaspoon vanilla essence ½ cup firmly packed brown… Continue reading Recipe: Lumberjack Cake