Tag Archives: lemon juice

Making Ginger Beer

A refreshing drink on a hot summer’s day served cool with ice and a sprig of mint. Ingredients 1 Tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp dried yeast 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup caster sugar 1.25 L boiling water … Continue reading

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Avocado and Tomato Salsa

Salsa can be used in a number of ways, served on Melba toast as an hors-d’oeuvre, served on a variety of special breads as a starter or served as an accompaniment to a meal. This recipe is colourful and can … Continue reading

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Tomato with Rocket Salad

A very colourful, sweet and nutty salad. Ingredients 24 ¬†small red and gold tomatoes, halved 4 Tbsp virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp shallots, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tsp fennel seeds, toasted and crushed … Continue reading

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Moroccan Salad

This salad was served to us in a pub in the UK. I didn’t get the recipe but this is what was in it. It was delicious and filling.¬† Ingredients 1 can chickpeas, drained 50 gm sun dried tomatoes, chopped … Continue reading

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Anne’s Quinoa Salad

This salad was served to us by our friend Anne after we had flown into Brisbane. It was refreshing and most welcome. Ingredients 1 cup of quinoa, cooked according to the instructions, cooled 1 400g tin of chickpeas, drained 1 … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage and Mint Salad

Another recipe from our trip to Darwin. A colourful dish for Christmas and appropriate for our hot weather. Ingredients and Method 500 gm red cabbage, finely shredded 2 medium carrots, peeled and peeled into ribbons 100 gm baby rocket, torn … 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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