Monthly Archives: July 2011


That was my last blog until the end of August as I am travelling through Canada, USA, England and Spain. Hope to bring some good recipes back with me

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Mexican Rice

A student from Mexico who we took in for awhile cooked us this. Ingredients 1/2 lb 225g rice 2 fl ozs 50 mls oil 15 fl ozs 450 mls water 2 onion, chopped. See garnish 2 green pepper, chopped. See … Continue reading

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Aduki Bean, Carrot and Ginger Stir-Fried

Ingredients 4ozs 125g Aduki beans, soaked, cooked and drained 1 onion, sliced 4 Tblsp oil 11/2 lbs 700g carrots, sliced thinly 1 Tblsp grated fresh ginger 10 fl ozs 300mls water or vegetable stock 4 spring onions, chopped 1 Tsp … Continue reading

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Potato Dumplings

Ingredients 2 Tblsp left over mashed potatoes 1 Dsp flour Method Mix together and form into golf ball size. Drop into soups and stews and cook for 10 minutes. Makes 4 dumplings

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Pickled Cauliflower and Red Cabbage

Ingredients 1 cauliflower 1/2 red or white cabbage 4 Tblsp salt 30 fl ozs 1 Lt water 10 fl ozs 300mls vinegar 1 dried chilli pepper pod Method Wash cauliflower and separate into florets. Cut cabbage in thick slices in … Continue reading

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Potato Balls

Method Peel potatoes and scoop out potato balls with a cutter. Either plain boil them, or saute them and toss in melted margarine. Serve sprinkled with chopped parsley.

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Fiona’s Muesli Recipe

BREAKFAST My son, Rowan and his wife Fiona, sent me this recipe to go with the other muesli recipes blogged 28.06.11. They live in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. They say it is easy and it is! Ingredients Ratio 6 cups of … Continue reading

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