All posts tagged: home made

[Recipe] Peas & pasta

This delicious recipe is super easy to make and yields about 4 servings. For a healthier option, opt for whole wheat pasta instead of white pasta. Remember to always read the nutritional label. Persons suffering from gallbladder disease should consume food that are lower than 3g saturated fat per 100g serving. Ingredients 3 tbsp Olive

[Recipe] Turkish Delight Truffles

Add some finess to your after dinner tea with these delicious truffles. This recipe yields about 24 truffles. It is best to make them well in advance. Ingredients: 1/4 cup thickened Cream 400g Dark chocolate, chopped 110g chocolate-coated Turkish delight bars, finely chopped 50g White chocolate, chopped Method: Place half the dark chocolate and 1/4cup

[Recipe] Chocolate & Cherry Christmas Pudding

This delicious recipe is easy to make. It yields 10 -12 servings; takes 40 minutes to prepare, 2 and a half hours to cook and needs several hours to cool. It is best to make this recipe well in advance. Ingredients: For the pudding – 200g frozen dark sweet cherries defrosted (leave some extra to

[Recipe] Low Cholesterol Fried Rice

Most Asian recipes are low in cholesterol. Most types of soya sauce, fish sauce, sweet & sour sauce and sweet chilli sauce has little to no fat, saturated fat and cholesterol. Make sure to always check the labels before buying ingredients and reduce the use of fatty meats like beef, lamb, pork and duck. Rather

[Recipe] Peach & Pecan Nut Ice-cream

This delicious recipe needs to be prepared well in advance. But it is truly worth it. Always enjoy sweets & desserts in moderation. This recipe yields about 1 litre of ice-cream. Ingredients: 3/4 cup Sugar 2 tbsp Cornstarch 1/8 tsp Salt 2 cups Milk 1 cup Full Cream 1 Egg yolk 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla

[Recipe] Strawberry & Basil Ice-cream

This delicious recipe is easy to make and yields about 1 litre of ice-cream. Remember to make ice-cream in advance as it will take at least 6 hours to serving time. Ingredients: 400ml sweetened Condensed milk 150ml Evaporated milk 1 1/2 cups Whole milk 2 tbsp Sugar 1/8 tsp Salt 450g fresh Strawberries, coarsely chopped

[Recipe] Coconut Ice Cream

This delicious recipe is easy to make and all you need is a blender and a freezer.  This recipe makes about 3 cups of ice cream. Ingredients: ½ cup Coconut milk ¼ cup Unsweetened flaked coconut ¼ cup Maple syrup ½ tsp Vanilla 2 frozen Bananas Method: Add the coconut milk, flaked coconut, maple syrup,

[Recipe] Quick & Easy Home-made Pizza Dough

Ever since I’ve started making my own pizza dough, I find it almost impossible to eat it anywhere else. The great thing about making your own pizza is “You Choose”! I’ve found that most places either make the base too thin or way too thick. When making your own pizza you can choose the “right”

[Recipe] Balsamic & Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

This delicious recipe only takes 35 minutes to make and serves 4. This dish is best served with red meat. Ingredients: 8 cups Cauliflower florets, 1,5cm thick slices 2 tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp Marjoram, dried 1/4 tsp Salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, finely shredded

[Recipe] Italian Style Cauliflower Steaks

This delicious recipe takes about 40 minutes to prepare and serves 4. Ingredients: 2 tbsp Olive oil 1 large Cauliflower, cut crossways into four 1.5cm-thick pieces 50g Green olives, finely chopped 60ml Extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp Lemon juice 1 tbsp Baby capers 1 tbsp Fresh parsley, chopped 2 tsp Fresh oregano, chopped 1/4