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Chicken Leek and Ham pie

Chicken Leek and Ham pie

I made these pies along with the Greek Lamb shanks and Lemon Flans for a dinner party of 23 people the other night and it went down a real treat. You can prepare the filling the night before and then just cover with the pastry and pop it in the oven half an hour...

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Chicken and fennel casserole

Chicken and fennel casserole

While on a mission to find something really different in a casserole I came across this fabulous recipe which uses canellini beans and fennel. Fennel is rarely used in SA for some reason and the combinations here really work well. The best part is that it is really a...

Famous Chinese chicken

Famous Chinese chicken

When I first read this recipe it sounded really strange but was really delicious and unlike anything else I have tasted in any Chinese restaurant before. I am a big fan of Chinese food with Mr Chan on Seapoint Main Rd being my alltime favorite restaurant. It has a...

Sesame prawns

Sesame prawns

These are a real treat so get some really nice size prawns, make some egg fried rice and settle in for a fabulous sweet and tasty treat. They are easy to do and the sesame seeds add a to the experience, so don't be tempted to leave them out.(4 people) What you need...

Chicken hotpot Chinese style

Chicken hotpot Chinese style

Oh wow, this one you just have to try, It's quick to prepare and something really different and impressive. It is reputedly from a very famous Chinese restaurant in Sydney and I can tell you will not dissapoint it's perfect for winter and the flavor is so unexpected...

Beef with cashew nuts

Beef with cashew nuts

Chinese food is so good, healthy and uick to make and this one is really fanatstic. The sate sauce makes all the difference so if you don't have any just mix a 1 tablespoon peanut butter with 1 tablespoon water to thin it out a bit. For thoe who like a little heat you...

Grilled mint chicken

Grilled mint chicken

Pan grilling is real simple and if you have a corrugated grilling pan the end result is really impressive. This is a great fresh tasting meal and perfect for anyone following a no carb diet. If you are not dieting, just add some boiled baby potatoes or rice boiled in...

Blueberry cheesecake

Blueberry cheesecake

There are few things as satisfying as watching people become silent as they savour something you have made and this blueberry cheesecake. Try this cheesecake recipe with the sweet blueberry topping to really impress. What you need 1 packet tennis biscuits 3...

Weekend Beef n’ Beer casserole

Weekend Beef n’ Beer casserole

This has got to be the ultimate cold weekend meal. It will fill your home with a smell that will have the neighbors dropping in to say Hi! Casseroles are really simple, chop everything up, into the oven and wait it out, it really could not be easier. There is serious...

Three cheese bolognese pasta

Three cheese bolognese pasta

This is one of those amazing winter recipes that will have the whole family wiping the sides of the bowl. It's rich, it's cheesy and you just cannot go wrong with it. The hardest part is cooking the mince but if you have some of the bolognese sauce frozen even better,...

Cumin and Coriander beef fillet

Cumin and Coriander beef fillet

Beef fillet is such a flavorful meat and this simple and subtle spice recipe adds a fantastic flavour of the east that works perfectly with the beef. (6 people easily with some left over for sandwiches). What you need 2kg beef fillet Olive oil 1 tablespoon cumin...