Western Cuisine

A most exciting and easy recipe to do with the kids. From shopping for the ingredients and deciding what to include, and of course, we are talking about candy and chocolate, to ‘cooking’ which calls only for melting the chocolate! Here are some suggestions on what could go in but, be creative! Throw everything in … Read more

The origin of Biscotti backdates to the medieval times and in italian, means ‘twiced cooked’. Biscotti was traditionally savoured for its long shelf life and used in long journeys during the war. If you’re planning to bake for friends and family, a tripple batch of the following recipe is totally recommended. Store them in air … Read more

Tender, crisp, unlimited (well, almost) bacon in the oven. No messy frying pan and oil splatters on the cook-top aftermath. Ingredients Streaky bacon Method Lay bacon, no overlaps, on a lined baking tray Bake in pre-heated oven, on hot air steam 230c or convection, full steam, for about 15 mins. Need lots? Multiple grilling absolutely … Read more

A full breakfast for 4, in the combisteamer? Absolutely. Complete with poached eggs, baked beans, toast, marinated vegetables, bacon, sausages and hash browns. No frying pans, no oil and no stove 🙂 Ingredients 4 eggs, sausages, bacon, bread slices & hash browns Handful cherry tomatoes or cubed tomatoes and mushrooms A can of baked beans … Read more

Ever wondered what to do with left over salmon from yesterday? Crsipy Salmon Potato Cutlet is an easy fix for brunch or lunch. Serve with a side salad & buttered rice. Ingredients 1 cup Salmon (gently break apart cooked salmon – from fresh, steam @80c for 10 mins) 1 cup Grated Potatoes 1 small onion … Read more

Who doesn’t love fresh, piping hot, crusty bread? And, a quick, no-knead recipe? YAY, MIXER NOT NECESSARY! Ensure dry ingredients are mixed thoroughly before adding water. Although a mixer is not required, I prefer to use the mixer to bring the ingredients together (do not knead). INGREDIENTS 3.5 cups flour 1.5 cups water (room temperature … Read more

Poached Cinnamon Pears take your pancakes and ice cream to the next level. Skin on for extra fiber or peeled.. Ingredients 10 Green Pears 3-5 tbsps Brown sugar 1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon Pinch of  Nutmeg 1/4 Lemon juice Method Cut pears in half, peeled or unpeeled (skin will not be fibrous). Pears shouldn’t be overly … Read more

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

Very simply, fluffy. Ingredients Potatoes – whole, skin on, washed Method Spread potatoes on a baking tray Select BakeOmatic Baked Potatoes, Medium brown When ready, make a slit across the top of the potato and squeeze potato from below Voila. Witnessed how ‘fluffy’ looks like.. Notes – sure, season if you like. Coat skin with … 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