Articles Posted in the " Recipes " Category

  • The Hunt Begins

    The Hunt Begins: Shopright and Checkers Championship Boerewors Competition is back and with hopes to find the best boerewors recipe. Entries for the 2016 competition are now open and will remain open until Friday, June 2. Entrants will get down to serious business when they battle it out in six champion rounds, taking place on Saturdays, July 2 […]


  • Refreshing virgin margarita

    Refreshing virgin margarita This recipe calls for simple syrup. There is a healthier alternative, honey. This is how to make simple syrup from honey: Heat 4 parts of honey to 1 part hot water in a saucepan over medium-low heat, until the mixture starts to simmer. Remove from stove. Allow to cool. This recipe can […]


  • Condensed milk sago pudding

      Condensed milk sago pudding Condensed milk sago pudding Ingredients: 4 cups of milk Pinch of salt 1 Tbsp butter 2 cinnamon sticks 4 cardamom pods 2 star anise 1 cup sago 1 tin of condensed milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 egg yolks 60ml smooth apricot jam Sugar to sprinkle Custard or double thick […]


  • Brilliant blueberry pancake bake

    Brilliant blueberry pancake bake Brilliant blueberry pancake bake Ingredients for the pancakes: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups buttermilk 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 cup blueberries   Ingredients to assemble:   […]


  • Traditional mince pies

      Traditional mince pies   serves: 16 Prep time: 45 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes   Ingredients for the crust:   525g (4x250ml) flour 20ml backing powder 2ml salt 250g soft butter 325 to 350ml milk 1 egg Ingredients for the filling: 1 kg Mince meat 500ml cold water 70g / 250ml white bread 25 […]


  • Rosemary and lemon roast potatoes

      Rosemary and lemon roast potatoes Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes   Ingredients: 20 baby potatoes. 3/4 cup butter, melted. 1/4 cup lemon juice. Salt and black ground pepper. 6 springs of fresh rosemary.   Method: Time to start preparing and cooking: Preheat the oven to 180ºC. With a sharp knife, you […]


  • Sesame crusted pork with ginger mash

      Sesame crusted pork with ginger mash Ingredients: 4 pork cutlets 125ml sesame seeds 15ml paprika cooking oil Fresh line sweet potatoes 30ml ginger, crushed 45g butter 15ml honey milk (low fat or full cream) 45ml coriander, chopped.   Method for pork: First thing first – combine the sesame seeds and paprika. Then press the […]


  • Gingerbread ice cream

      Gingerbread ice cream Makes: 1 liter Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger 2 peppercorns 1 cinnamon stick 1/2 vanilla bean pinch salt 1/2 cup golden syrup 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 5 large egg yolks   Method: Warm the following ingredients in a medium saucepan: Milk, sugar, […]


  • The gingerbread house

      The gingerbread house The gingerbread house Ingredients for dough: 6 cup flour (all purpose). 1/2 tsp baking powder. 4tsp ground ginger. 4tsp ground cinnamon. 1/2 tsp ground cloves. 1/2 tsp salt. 1 1/2 sticks = 12 tbsp butter, softened. 1 1/2 cup brown sugar. 2 large eggs. 1 cup dark molasses. 1 tsp water. […]


  • Gingerbread girl cookie

      Gingerbread girl cookie Gingerbread girl cookie Tools needed: Rolling pin cookie cutters cookie sheet cooling grid tip: 2 tip: 3 parchment triangles Ingredients for dough: 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground cloves 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup oil 1 cup […]


  • Gingerbread lattes

    Gingerbread lattes Serves: 4 Tools needed: Measuring cup Large bowl Whisk Large microwave-safe bowl Ingredients: 1/4 cup (heaping) instant espresso powder 1 cup boiling water 1 cup modeling chocolate, plus additional for garnish. 3 cup milk Whipped cream (optional) Ground cinnamon (optional) Method: In a large bowl, whisk together espresso and boiling water until dissolved. […]


  • Citrus and herbs roast chicken with sweet potatoes

    Citrus and herbs roast chicken with sweet potatoes Citrus and herbs roast chicken with sweet potatoes  Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes cooking time: 50 minutes Ingredients: 6 chicken thighs 1 large fresh line sweet potato (500g), peeled and cubed 1 red onion, peeled and quarted 1 orange, peeled and cubed 1 KNORR lemon and […]


  • Gluten free puffed mushroom omelettes

    Gluten free puffed mushroom omelettes Makes: 2 omelettes Prep time: 10 minutes cooking time: 7 minutes for each omelette Ingredients for filling: 1 onion (red or brown), sliced. 4 garlic cloves, crushed. Butter. 230g mixed mushrooms, sliced. 30ml (2 tbsp) tomato paste. 3-4 slices Camembert cheese per omelette. Fresh herbs to garnish. Ingredients for omelette: […]


  • Low carb creme brulee

    Low carb creme brulee Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 40-45 minutes Chilling time: about 1 hour Ingredients: 375ml (1 1/2 cup) fat-free milk 80ml (1/3 cup) sugar 5ml ( 1tsp) very finely orange grated zest 3ml (generous 1/2 tsp) very finely grated lemon zest 5ml (1 tsp) vanilla essence 1ml (1/4 tsp) […]


  • Low carb pineapple chicken stir fry

    Low carb pineapple chicken stir fry Makes: 4 servings Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 10ml (2tsp) canola oil 4 garlic cloves, crushed 500g chicken breast fillets, cut into strips salt and pepper 1 each red and green pepper, cut into strips 125g button mushrooms, sliced 2 baby marrows, cut into thin […]


  • Gluten free Brazilian coconut tartlets

    Gluten free Brazilian coconut tartlets Serves: 6 Prep time: 15 minutes Baking time: 30 minutes. Ingredients: Caster sugar for sprinkling 4 eggs 4 egg yolks 450g icing sugar 100g desiccated coconut extra coconut for sprinkling ice cream to serve (optional) Method: Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease 6 ramekins and sprinkle caster sugar to coat the […]


  • Diabetic dish apple chocolate cake with yoghurt ganache

    Diabetic dish apple chocolate cake with yoghurt ganache Makes: 1 cake = 20 slices Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45 – 50 minutes Cake Ingredients: 125ml boiling water or hot rooibos tea infusion 90ml coco powder 60ml canola oil 400g (1 can) pie apples, pureed 375ml cake flour 1ml salt 20ml baking powder 125ml […]


  • Gluten free maize meal pizza

    Gluten free maize meal pizza Makes: 4 – 6 Portions Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 250ml (1 cup) maize meal 1 can (410g) chopped tomatoes 250g bacon 20ml (4 tsp) oil 30ml ( 2 tbsp) butter 2 onions, thinly sliced 30ml ( 2 tbsp) brown sugar 30ml ( 2 tbsp) balsamic […]


  • Diabetic dish chicken tortilla

      Diabetic dish chicken tortilla Makes: 1 tortilla Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients for tortilla: 1 wholewheat or seed tortilla 60ml (1/*2 cup) smooth cottage cheese Handful of mixed lettuce 1/2 small cucumber, cut into matchsticks 90g cooked rotisserie chicken, skin removed and shredded 1/4 avocado, sliced few drops lemon juice salt and freshly ground […]


  • Simple seared salmon

    Simple seared salmon Ingredients: 2 x 215g salmon fillets Salt and pepper to taste Method: Preheat oven to 190ºC. Place a non-stick baking sheet in the oven. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper and heat a pan over high heat. When the pan is hot, but not smoking, coat the pan lightly with cooking […]