Crazy because every loaf is a surprise, versatile as it takes on any ingredient and just simply, loads of fun! Antipasto braid is a starter to a meal. So go ahead and adapt the recipe with what you have in the fridge. Ingredient Bread 4 cups flour 1.5 cups water (room temperature) 1 tbsp caster … Read more

Sounds unusual doesn’t it? Wait till you serve it.. delicious. Ingredients Base dough Any bread premix works fine. Or, 1  3/4 cup plain flour 1 tsp yeast (1 pack) 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar 185 ml warm water 2 tsp Olive oil TOPPINGS Assorted varieties small potatoes (4/5) 3 sprigs fresh Thyme 2 cloves … Read more

Toasties in a hurry? Absolutely, in 5 minutes. Ingredients Prawns peeled, tail on 1/2 Lemon zested + juice, minced garlic, olive oil & pepper ————- Sour dough baguette or Turkish bread (oh yes!) Olive oil (optional) ———— Ingredients – spread Aioli Chives (finely chopped) 1/2 lemon, juiced salt pepper ———- Plus optional, Rocket, chilli flakes … Read more

Got sweet potatoes? Make super easy, crunchy chips on automatic bake! Crunchy on the outside and delicious fluff on the inside.. Ingredients Sweet potatoes – varieties, cut into chips or wedges 3 tablespoons cooking oil – any oils. Preferably canola, sunflower etc. with high smoking point 3 tablespoons corn flour salt, preferably flakes (because they … Read more

Really. In a combisteamer of course. So, to feed 4.. Ingredients Chicken breasts  2 large (halved horizontally 0r 4 small breasts) Oregano, salt & pepper Bacon, thick sliced, streaky, 4 Eggs 4 Sour dough or Turkish bread, 1 loaf _____ Spread (Mayo & mustard or Basil/tomato pesto) Lettuce, spinach, assorted greens Tomatoes, 2 large, sliced … Read more

A quick and easy way to groom a cake, muffin or pastry is to simply drizzle melted chocolate over. Melting chocolate is super easy! Ingredient Dark Chocolate or white zip lock bag Method Break up chocolate. Lay chocolate pieces flat. No overlapping. Place plastic zip lock bag onto a tray. Steam 50c for 5 mins … Read more

Ever needed Chic peas to add to your salad? And wondered why on earth would you go through the trouble of  prepping from scratch when you can easily pop open a can? Fresh crunch, of course! Ingredients Dried chic peas salt Method Soak chic peas overnight (use a large bowl/dish and ensure there’s at least … Read more

Cute, mini jacket potatoes. A MUST addition to finger foods. Effortless, almost. INGREDIENTS 16 mini potatoes (get red, purple potatoes too!) 1 tablespoon Olive oil (optional) salt _____ 2 rashers thick sliced streaky bacon _____ Filling (combine) 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 1/4 bunch fresh chives (finely diced) Leave some for topping … Read more

SWIM NEMO, SWIM ! So, how about some real Chinese dumplings? The ingredient list is rather long but you’ll get the taste of ‘authentic’. Short cuts are available on this site (search ‘Asian dumplings’) Ingredients 1 pack dumpling wrappers (or make your own : ————— 250g regular minced pork 6 prawns, raw & diced … Read more

Who knew? That peels make super crispy chips! Non fiberous. Simply silky smooth crisps.. Ingredients 10 apples 3 tsps sugar 1 tsp salt Optional – cinnamon powder Method Add salt to a big bowl of  water Using a peeler, peel long strips of rind. Go diagonal for smaller apples. Drop them into salt water  Use … Read more