Monthly Archives: January 2012

White Loaf

BREAD Ingredients 1 quantity of potato dough, blogged 31.1 12 soya milk to glaze sesame seeds or poppy seeds Method Shape dough to fit a 2 lb 1 kg loaf tin, greased with vegan margarine. Brush with soya milk and … Continue reading

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The orange pieces are chopped mango. I used a little less soya milk in the dough to compensate for the moisture in the mangoes.

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Potato Rolls

BREAD Ingredients 1 quantity of Potato Dough Method Divide the dough into 4 and form each of these into a ball. Roll out into a circle about 1 cm 1/2 inch thick and cut into 16 wedges. Moisten the narrow … Continue reading

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Potato Dough

BREAD Jackie a friend in South Africa gave me this useful recipe. Ingredients 15 gm 1/2 ozs dried yeast or 1 cube fresh yeast 125 mls 4 fl ozs tepid water 30 gm 1 oz sugar 250 gm 9 ozs … Continue reading

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Blaasops ‘Green Mango Pickle’

PICKLE This recipe was given to me by my Mother-in-law. The name blaasop came from my husband’s friend, Bill. As a child he was fascinated by all creatures great and small and went on to be a zoologist. One day … Continue reading

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Sorry I have not been posting more recipes but my days and fingernails have been full of washing, peeling, stoning and dealing with mangoes! I have sliced and dried mangoes, cheeked and frozen mangoes, chutneyed and vacpaked mangoes and created … Continue reading

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I garnished this farmhouse soup with drizzled olive oil, small slices of black olives, a red grape halved, a crumbled cashew nut and chopped parsley. It added texture and flavours.

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Farmhouse Soup

SOUP An old fashioned tasty English soup to warm you on a cold winters day. Ingredients 50g 2ozs vegan margarine 4 medium leeks, washed and sliced 450g 1lb potatoes, peeled and chopped 1Lt 1 1/2 pts vegetable stock croutons 1 … Continue reading

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Mango Sorbet

DESSERT Ingredients 350g 12 ozs mango puree, our mangoes are very sweet, added sugar is optional 2 Tblsp lemon juice 4 Tblsp orange juice 1 mango, peeled and sliced 4 strawberries, sliced Method Blend fruit juices and puree and pour … Continue reading

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Pasta, Beans, Tomatoes and Capsicums

MAIN COURSE An Italian recipe full of colour. Ingredients 225g 8ozs pasta shapes or twists 200g 7 ozs broad beans or a tin 1 tin chopped tomatoes 80mls 3 fl ozs oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 small red, yellow … Continue reading

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