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

Recipe: Tina’s Half Moon Cookies (Greek Kourabiethes)

Tina’s Half Moon Cookies (Greek Kourabiethes) Ingredients: 250 grams butter softened at room temperature 2 ½ cups icing sugar 1 lemon OR orange rind grated finely 2 teaspoons of vanilla paste OR extract 1 egg which must be at room temperature and not cold 1 shot of brandy OR ouzo (for an extra kick but… Continue reading Recipe: Tina’s Half Moon Cookies (Greek Kourabiethes)

Recipes: Greek Country Bread

Greek Country Bread Ingredients: 4 cups plain flour 1 tbs (2 x 12gram sachets) dried yeast 1 tsp salt 1 tsp milk 1 tbs olive oil 1 tbs honey 1 cup warm water Method: Mix dry ingredients in a bowl. Form a well in the center of the dried mixed ingredients and add wet ingredients. Using a wooden spoon,… Continue reading Recipes: Greek Country Bread

Recipe: Orange and Cointreau Marmalade

Ingredients: 4 oranges 3 lemons juiced 1 liter purified water 1 kilo caster sugar 4 tbs Cointreau Method : Wash the oranges and juice them into a pot. Take out the seeds and put the pulp in a small muslin bag and place in pot. Shred the peel and add to pot. Add lemon juice… Continue reading Recipe: Orange and Cointreau Marmalade

Recipe: Berry Tea Cake

Berry Tea Cake Ingredients: 1 cup of mixed berries (fresh or frozen) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 250 grams of caster sugar 250 grams of butter 2 cups self-raising flour 3 eggs Icing sugar to dust Method: Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a cake tin (spring-form types are the best for tea cakes). Separate 50… Continue reading Recipe: Berry Tea Cake

Recipes: Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken

Honey Garlic Mustard Chicken with Carrots  Ingredients: 500 grams Chicken (I used bone free thighs) 2 Carrots julienned 1 Brown Onion diced 1 lower half (white part) of a Leek diced 2 teaspoons Dijon Mustard 2 tablespoons Honey 3 cloves Garlic crushed 1 small handful of Parsley chopped 100 mils of Cooking Cream Vegetable Oil spray Method Spray any… Continue reading Recipes: Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken