Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nut Cutlets

BARBECUE ┬áMAIN COURSE It is summer in the Southern Hemisphere and we in Oz love our BBQ, that is weather permitting. Although our men are stalwart and will BBQ away under a large umbrella. For all on the other side … Continue reading

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Pear Charlotte

DESSERT A recipe given to me by Sandy in Sheffield, UK, to cheer you up on a cold winters day. Ingredients 1 lb 450g pears 4 Tblsp apricot jam 2 ozs 50g vegan margarine 5 Tblsp brown sugar 6 slices … Continue reading

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Glace Fruits

SWEETS Ingredients 1 seedless satsuma 12 black grapes 3 ozs 75g sugar 3 Tblsp water Method Peel the satsuma and divide into segments, remove as much pith as possible. Cut the grapes almost in half lengthwise, remove any pips. Place … Continue reading

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Walnut Salad

Ingredients 2 ozs 50g walnut halves 1 oz 25g seedless raisins 2 Tblsps French Dressing (blogged in April 2011) 2 slices of onion 1 large tomato 1lb 450g white cabbage Method Soak raisins in dressing for 2 hours until plump. … Continue reading

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Tip for Winter Salads

It’s summer here and while we swim in the pool to get cool and pick wild tomatoes to nibble on with a drink at sunset, all you in the Northern hemisphere are feeling the winter cold and a scarcity of … Continue reading

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Cracked Wheat Salad

SALAD Ingredients 150g 5 ozs bulgur (cracked) wheat 225g 8 ozs carrots 4 spring onions, sliced 5 Tblsps parsley, chopped (save a sprig to decorate) 3 Tblsps coriander leaves, chopped 3 Tblsps currants or seedless raisins 4 Tblsps Seville orange … Continue reading

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Banana in Filo Pastry

SWEET After cyclone Yasi destroyed all the banana plants in North Queensland the price of bananas became extortionate but with the new harvest the price has dropped and so here is a delicious banana sweet. Ingredients 8 bananas, sliced 8 … Continue reading

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