Thai Chicken & Peanut Mini Burgers

I made these wonderful mini burgers for my friend’s 60th birthday party. They have a wonderful fresh spicy flavour and I served them with a peanut sauce which works well and infuses all the aromatic Thai ingredients. Ingredients 500 grams of mince chicken 1/2 cup toasted peanuts (chopped) 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 2 Kaffir Lime Leaves… Continue reading Thai Chicken & Peanut Mini Burgers

Rice Paper Rolls

Rice Paper Rolls  make a great  snack, easy lunch or you may wish to serve them as a starter, when friends drop in.  They are light and easy to eat and you won’t be stopping at just one. 150 grams Rice Paper Wrappers (1 pack) 1 Cooked Chicken Breast (thinly sliced) 1/2 Continental Cucumber (thinly… Continue reading Rice Paper Rolls

Flourless Chocolate Cake

This is a wonderful rich chocolate cake that can be dressed up as a dessert for a dinner party or simply enjoyed as a treat. Preparation Time:      20-30 minutes Cooking Time:      45-50 minutes Serves:     10-12 people 250 Grams Unsalted Butter 375 Grams Dark Cooking Chocolate (Buttons) 7 Eggs  (separated) 1 Teaspoon… Continue reading Flourless Chocolate Cake

Asian Inspired Chicken Ball Soup

Sharing this recipe again on this very cold and miserable Friday.  This is to keep you warm and satisfied.  It is a soup that I make often and it never disappoints.  Keep warm!!!My 19 year old daughter and I are currently involved in a 12 Week Challenge at our local gym.   I was ready to… Continue reading Asian Inspired Chicken Ball Soup

A Short Holiday in Bali

I recently visited Bali for the first time.  My family and I tried to holiday in Bali a number of years ago however, due to various circumstances such as an airline going broke and another airline having other flight issues we had to cancel our trip and find another destination.  I am glad to say… Continue reading A Short Holiday in Bali

Spicy Prawns

For the Sweet Chilli Sauce Recipe please refer to the 12th March, 2014, post. 1 kg Raw Frozen Prawns (Defrosted) 2 Tablespoons Of Tomato Paste 4 Cloves of Garlic (chopped) 3 teaspoons of Sweet Chilli Sauce 4 tablespoons of oil (Canola or Vegetable) Coriander sprigs for garnish Salt & Pepper to taste Preparation time 15… Continue reading Spicy Prawns

Zucchini, Haloumi, Bacon & Vegetarian Frittata (Gluten Free)

8 Free Range Eggs 8 Rashers of Short Cut Bacon (Rindless) (sliced) 4 Zucchinis (grated) 1/2 Cup Carrot (grated) 250 grams Haloumi cheese (grated) 1/2 cup Gluten Free Flour 2 Spanish Onions (chopped) 1 Tablespoon of Thyme 1 Tablespoon of Majoram Olive oil for frying (2 tablespoons) Pepper to taste Preparation time 20-30 minutes Cooking… Continue reading Zucchini, Haloumi, Bacon & Vegetarian Frittata (Gluten Free)

Pastry Twists (Olive Paste & Mediterranean)

For easy entertaining these are great to serve to friends as a snack whilst watching football or movie, as finger food at a party or as a starter when dinner guests arrive.  Pastry Twists are best served hot. Preparation Time:     20 minutes (approximately) Cooking Time:     15-20 minutes Makes:      40 Olive… Continue reading Pastry Twists (Olive Paste & Mediterranean)

Veal & Pork Sausage Rolls

As promised the first recipe from the party I catered for. These sausage rolls are loved by the young, younger and even young at heart. 5 1/2 sheets of ready made Puff Pastry 1 kg Veal & Pork mince 1 large Spanish Onion 2 Eggs (1 egg will be used as an egg wash on… Continue reading Veal & Pork Sausage Rolls