Sausage Rolls
Mar03

Sausage Rolls

Homemade sausage rolls from scratch.

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Almond Tarts
Feb21

Almond Tarts

Yummy tarts with a sweetener substitute, Natvia. It could be replaced with sugar.

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Onion Flan
Dec10

Onion Flan

Print Onion Flan Ingredients 625g shortcrust pastry 12 medium onions, chopped 60g butter 2 tablespoons oil 1 tablespoon plain flour 4 eggs ¾ cup cream 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper good pinch nutmeg 1 cup grated Swiss cheese A little extra butter parsley to garnish (optional) Instructions Line a lightly greased family Size flan with pastry. Prick well and bake in a moderately hot oven (200C) for 15 minutes. Meanwhile...

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Mince Tart
Dec05

Mince Tart

Print Mince Tart Ingredients 375g shortcrust pastry ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 apples ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg ¼ cup currants 2 tablespoons water ¼ cup sugar Grated rind and juice of ½ lemon ¼ cup sultanas 15g butter ¼ cup mixed peel A little extra sugar ½ teaspoon mixed spice Instructions Grease a 20cm Pie Plate. Roll out pastry thinly and line the Pie Plate with half of it....

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Fig Pie
Dec05

Fig Pie

Print Fig Pie Ingredients 375g shortcrust pastry 2 cups finely chopped dried Figs 1 cup boiling water ¼ cup sugar 1 tablespoon golden syrup rind and juice of I lemon 1 apple, peeled, cored and finely chopped ½ tsp ground ginger ½ cup soft breadcrumbs a little extra sugar Instructions Grease a 20cm Pie Plate. Roll out pastry thinly and line Pie Plate with half of it. Simmer figs with the water, sugar and golden...

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Date Pie
Dec05

Date Pie

Print Date Pie Ingredients 250g shortcrust pastry ¼ cup sugar 1 cup stoned chopped dates 2 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons grated orange rind ½ cup milk ½ cup water ½ teaspoon vanilla essence 125g cream cheese Grated nutmeg Instructions Grease a 24cm Pie Plate, Roll out pastry thinly and line the pie plate with it. Crimp the edge. Simmer dates, orange rind and water in a small saucepan until thick. Cool. Spread...

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Apple Turnovers
Dec05

Apple Turnovers

Print Apple Turnovers Ingredients 1¾ cups plain flour ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking powder 8 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice 100 ml cold water 1 tin of pie apples 2 tblsp castor sugar Instructions Sift flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl. Cut butter into pieces, the size of marbles. Stir butter into flour lightly with a knife. Add lemon juice and water, and mix into a dry dough. Knead lightly...

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Apple Pie
Dec05

Apple Pie

Print Apple Pie Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 1 cup self-raising flour ½ teaspoon salt 6 tblsp butter 1 egg 60ml milk 2 tblsp castor sugar 6 cooking apples ½ cup sugar 120ml water 2 cloves Instructions Peel, core and thinly slice the apples. Place in a large saucepan with sugar, water and cloves. Cook on low heat until apples are tender, then drain off any excess water. Sift flours and salt into a bowl. Rub butter into...

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Steak and kidney pie
Dec03

Steak and kidney pie

Print Steak and kidney pie Ingredients 375g frozen puff pastry 705g topside steak 2 kidneys 2 onions 2 carrots 1 bacon rasher 4 tbls butter 2 tbls flour 2 cups water 2 beef stock cubes 1 tsp salt Instructions Cut the steak and kidney into small cubes. Peel and chop pnions and carrots. Dice bacon. heat 2 tbls butter in a large pan and fry meat until browned.Remove from pan. Melt other 2 tbls butter in pan. Stir in the flour. Remove...

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Pasties
Dec03

Pasties

Print Pasties Ingredients 250g topside steak salt and pepper 2 medium potatoes, peeled 250g flaky or rough puff pastry 1 onion, chopped 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Instructions Cut the meat and potatoes into small dice. Mix with the onion and parsley. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roll out the pastry thinly and cut into rounds using a saucer as a guide. Put some mixture on one half of each round, leaving a margin of...

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