Category Archives: Dips and Dippets

Halloween Sweet Potato Crisps

I made these crisps for our local Halloween party last week end. The recipe idea came from the free Woolworths magazine. I only had a knife, no cutters, so I found it very labour and time intense but it was … Continue reading

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Heaven on a Stick

We have just had a children’s party but these fruit kebabs can be adapted for adults. They are health and can be served at any time. Ingredients 1 dozen mini kebab skewers 1 pear, cubed 1 banana, thick sliced 6 … Continue reading

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Avocado and Apple Dip

This would go well with the toasted zucchini and other dippets. Ingredients 2 green apples, peeled, cored and chopped 1 avocado juice of a small lemon salt and pepper to taste Method Place the chopped apple in a small saucepan … Continue reading

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Toasted Zucchini

Thank you Merle for this easy, quick and useful recipe. Ingredients 4 zucchini, thinly sliced 4 Tbsp olive oil sea salt and pepper paprika Method Heat the oven to 450 F, 240 C, Gas Mark 8. Very hot. Toss the … Continue reading

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Bean and Tofu Dip

Ingredients 1 tin drained cannelloni beans 200 gm firm tofu 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 tsp ground cumin 4 carrots, cut into sticks 2 cucumbers, cut into sticks Method Combine the beans, tofu, … Continue reading

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Guacamole

Given to me by a friend who said she picked it up in a supermarket. Ingredients 4 ripe avocados 1 tomato, deseeded and diced small 1/2 a sweet red onion, finely chopped 1 Tblsp chillies, chopped 1/2 cup of coriander, … Continue reading

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Crunchy Leek Chips

Simple nibbles to have with pre-diner drinks. Ingredients 100 ml 4 fl oz vegetable oil 4 leeks, cleaned and cut into thick strips salt, pepper or chilli powder to taste Method Use a small frying pan. Heat the oil until … Continue reading

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