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

Recipe: Tina’s Honey Mead Recipe

  Tina’s Honey Mead Recipe Ingredients: ¼ cup of vodka; 1 packet wine yeast (don’t use bread yeast); 1 kg of raw honey (don’t use processed honey); 3 teaspoons lemon zest; 3 cinnamon sticks; 3 cardamom pods; 3 cloves; Water; Stockpot; Strainer; Funnel; Large jug or bottles; and Bottles with lids Method: Sterilise stock pot… Continue reading Recipe: Tina’s Honey Mead Recipe

Recipes: May Wine

Spring Wine aka May Wine Ingredients: 1 bottle White Wine (I prefer Moscato but Riesling is traditionally used); 1 bottle Champagne (pink can make the beverage visually appealing); 3 grams fresh Woodruff herb or ½ cup dried Woodruff herb; Woodruff herb flowers for garnish; 1 punnet of fresh Strawberries sliced in half: and ½ dozen… Continue reading Recipes: May Wine

Recipe: Lavender Scones with Cardamom Cream

Lavender Scones with Cardamom Cream Ingredients for Lavender Scones: 2 cups self-raising flour 4 tbsp unsalted butter (or nuttelex or canola spread as substitutes) 1/4 cup sugar (1/2 tsp stevia powder as substitute) 2 tsp fresh lavender or 1 tsp dried culinary lavender, coarsely chopped 2/3 cup milk (or soy as substitute) plus extra for… Continue reading Recipe: Lavender Scones with Cardamom Cream

Recipes: Bannocks/Oat Cakes

Bannocks Ingredients: 1 ½ cups oatmeal (instant is easier to work with as its finely ground) ½ teaspoon baking soda 2 cups warm milk Pinch of salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon chopped almonds 1 tablespoon grated orange peel (I prefer tangelo for a unique twist) 2 teaspoons melted butter (bacon fat is traditionally used) for… Continue reading Recipes: Bannocks/Oat Cakes

Recipes: Cheese, Garlic and Thyme Bread

Cheese, Garlic and Thyme Bread Ingredients: 3 cups plain flour 1 tbs (2 x 12gram sachets) dried yeast 2 tsp caster sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup warm milk (soy can be used as a substitute) 2 tbs melted butter (margarine can be used as a substitute) 2 cloves crushed garlic (if you like it… Continue reading Recipes: Cheese, Garlic and Thyme Bread

Recipes: Tina’s Summer Punch

Tina’s Summer Punch Ingredients: Handful of Strawberries; Handful of Blackberries; Handful of Blueberries; A bunch of Mint with the leaves picked off; 1 lemon; and 1 litre of apple and orange juice. Method The night before you need the punch, place the juice of one lemon which has been diluted with water in an ice-cube… Continue reading Recipes: Tina’s Summer Punch