Egg Bacon and Potato Salad

Ingredients10 rashes back bacon, grilled and drained of fat1kg potatoes, cut into bite size pieces and boiled, cooled10 eggs, hard boiled1 clove garlic, grated5 pickled the ruins, chopped small2 heaped dessert spoons mayonnaise3 heaped dessert spoons full fat greek yoghurtJuice and zest 1 lemon4 tsp dried oreganoSplash milk if neededMethodAdd the cooked and drained potato…

Butterscotch Chocolate Tart

Next up from the Coles magazine..Ingredients185g plain flour40g icing sugar, sifted25g cocoa powder, sifted100g chilled butter2 1/2 tbsp iced waterMini chocolate eggs to decorateMelted chocolate to drizzleButterscotch filling2 x 395g tin sweetened condensed milk125ml golden syrup80g cold butter, chopped1 teaspoon vanilla extractMethodPreheat oven to 180°CIn a food processor add the flour, icing sugar, cocoa and…

Cookie Dough Brownies

Ingredients 200g dark chocolate 125g unsalted butter 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 1.5 cups (335g) caster sugar 3/4 cup (115g) plain flour 1/4 cup (30g) cocoa powder 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Pinch salt Cookie Dough 2 cups plain flour (250g) 1 cup brown sugar (220g) 1 cup softened butter (230g) 200g choc chips 1 teaspoon…

Nut Butter Hummus

Adapted from nigella.com Ingredients 6 tablespoons nut butter 2 tins chick peas, drsined Juice 2 lemons 2 cloves garlic 4 to 6 tablespoons greek/soy yoghurt Peanuts for decoration Pinch of salt to taste Method Blitz everything together until smooth, start with 4 tablespoons of yoghurt and add more if needed. Serve with chips, bread sticks…

Tummus (Tomato Hummus)

I adore this stuff, I eat it on crackers or rye bread or as a dip with carrots and celery sticks. Ingredients 1 can chick peas, drained 300g semi sundried tomatoes 3 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon tahini Juice 2 lemons Salt to taste 1/4 cup oil from the sundried tomatoes Blitz together until smooth, add…

Birthday Cupcakes

No fail cupcake recipe, makes 12, you will never need to use another recipe. Thanks to cupcake jemma.com Ingredients 125g Self-raising flour 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 125g caster sugar 125g unsalted butter 2 large free range eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1.5 tablespoons milk Buttercream 150g unsalted butter, good quality at least 82%fat 340g…

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Ingredients2.5 cups self raising flour1 cup light brown sugar and mix well.2 teaspoons baking powder2 tablespoons cocoa2 x 400ml coconut milk400g 70%dark chocolate ( check packet to ensure no animal products)Coconut flakes to decorateMethodPreheat oven to 200°C.Line cake tin with baking paper.In a large bowl add the flour, cocoa, baking powder, sugar.In the microwave at…

Vegan Lemon Cake

Ingredients 275g self raising flour 100ml vegetable oil 200g caster sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 lemon, zest 1 lemon, juice Icing 150g icing sugar, sifted Juice half a lemon Method Preheat the oven to 200°C Line a loaf tin with baking paper Mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder and lemon zest and stir…

Apple Pie Samosas

Ingredients 3 granny smith apples, peeled and chopped small 100g sultanas 50g caster sugar 2 teaspoons mixed spice Pastry 1.5 cups plain flour 2 tablespoons olive oil or ghee Water Method In a saucepan add the apples, sultanas, sugar and mixed spice with 3 tablespoons water. Cook on medium heat with the lid on and…