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

Grilled Roma Tomatoes

12 Roma Tomatoes (cut in half) Olive Oil 1/4 Cup chopped Sweet Marjoram (fresh if you can get it, otherwise dry is fine) Salt & Pepper Balsamic Glaze (drizzled) (Makes 24 Pieces) Turn the oven/grill on to about 180°-200°C depending on how hot your oven/grill gets.  I always put my grill on 200°C and then… Continue reading Grilled Roma Tomatoes

Lentil & Vegetable Burgers

This is a easy recipe to put together it can be served hot or cold. Today I am serving it cold with a salad. All ingredients are cooked, mixed together then lightly browned in a pan.   2 x 400 gram Can Lentils (rinsed & drained) 1 medium sweet potato 3 medium washed potatoes 1 Spanish… Continue reading Lentil & Vegetable Burgers

Vietnamese Soup (Chicken) Pho Ga

This is for all of you who live in the Northern Hemisphere and are feeling a little cold.  Do try making this soup it isn’t as hard as it looks.  Take the time to read through the recipe as well as the Cook’s Tips.  They are my suggestions to make a few tasks easier.  If you… Continue reading Vietnamese Soup (Chicken) Pho Ga