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Apple pie

Apple pie

Apple pie is realy so simple to make these days with frozen pastry available so freely in supermarkets. This is a really fantastic apple pie recipe with a caramel type sauce that cooks the apples. I's sweet, like apple pie should be aitha nice cinnamon smell that will...

Fish in beer batter

Fish in beer batter

Fish and chips just like the take away makes it. This is a light and crunchy beer batter good for any white fish. Kingklip is my favorite. The Crispy beer batter is what makes fish and chip shops famous, so here you go, try this crispy fish batter. It is so much...

Potato wedges and dips

Potato wedges and dips

Potato wedges or potato skins that are crisp and nicely salted are the perfect little nibble to have around on the weekend and these dips take just a few minutes to prepare, so make a few and dig in. A few years ago you used to see potato skins on pub menu's all over...

Haloumi and asparagus pasta salad

Haloumi and asparagus pasta salad

As the weather warms up pasta salad are really quick and tasty meals that are perfect for summer days. I love grilled haloumi and this combination of haloumi, asparagus and avocado is just fantastic. Use whatever shell or shaped pasta you have in your cupboard but...

Chicken and potato cakes

Chicken and potato cakes

These were really tasty and great to have in the fridge for a quick snack. We made these for lunch with a salad and a dipping sauce on the side. They are full of flavor and 2 cakes with a salad is just enough for a lite lunch. (4 people) What you need 500g mashed...

Orange marmalade

Orange marmalade

This marmalade recipe is my favorite and not just because of the flavor, but that the ingredients are measured cup for cup so you can use any available container to get it exactly right. Marmalade on fresh toast with a cuppa in the morning is not just for Grandad,...

Pork with mint and green beans

Pork with mint and green beans

Pork is really cheap right now and this is a really fresh tasting pork recipe that is quite unlike any other pork recipe I have tried. It's a really nice change, fresh and healthy that went really well with tagliatelle pasta. Give it a try, it's simple and economical...

Hertzoggies

Hertzoggies

Hertzog cookies are just the best little tarts, everyone loves them. They are an apricot version of lemon meringue pie with a hint of coconut. these days you can buy frozen pastry which makes them so easy to make, you can have a dozen hertzoggies straight from the...

Chicken cottage pie

Chicken cottage pie

This chicken cottage pie is another one of those hearty home meals that will soon become a family favorite. Its quick and easy and you can flavor it with whatever vegetables and herbs you have on hand. Chicken mince make economical meals and it is just so easy to...

Mushroom starters

Mushroom starters

Mushroom bruschetta are ideal if you are having people over or want something tastier than chips when watching a great DVD. That Salticracks ad of the beginning of the month, middle of the month, end of the month salticracks got me making these. They are really simple...