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Member since 16 Oct 2007
Member from Ohope
Sorry I can't help with your question on preserving manderins but someone else may be able to help.
Cornflake Topping for Stewed Fruit:
2 Tblspns Brown Sugar, 2 Tblspns Butter.
Melt the butter in the microwave and then add the Brown Sugar, stir well. Mix in enough cornflakes, 3/4 cups and mix well together to cover.
Sprinkle over stewed fruit and serve with Ice Cream, if wished.
Kumara in Pineapple Juice:
2 - 4 kumara depending on size. 25 - 50 grams butter, 1 - 2 Tblspns brown sugar, 225 grams crushed pineapple and syrup, 1 Tblspn vinegar. salt and pepper.
Melt butter in a small saucepan with pineapple and syrup, vinegar and 1/4 tspn salt. Peel kumara and slice. Layer kumara and pinapple sauce in casserle dish. Season with pepper if wished. Cover and bake 180 oC for about 1 hour, untill kumara is tender.
Easy Coronation Chicken - Serves 9
100 gr mayonnaise, 75 gr mango chutney, 1 tspn curry powder, 1 dsspn lime zest, 4 Tblspns fresh lime juice, 1/2 tspn salt. 500 gr cooked chicken breast, cubed.
In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonaisse, chutney, curry powder, lime zest and juice and salt. Add chicken and toss with the dressing untill well coated. Cover and refridgerate.
Comment: You may like to add some or all of these, if wished: sultana's, nuts, spring onion, pineapple.
Home Made Peanut Butter:Place 3 cups of peanuts ( with or without skins ) into an ovendish or microwave dish. Toast @ 150 oC?/ Medium microwave temp, stirring often, untill peanuts are only just begginning to change colour. Leave untill cool. Place 2 cups of peanuts in a food processor bowl and whizz untill a smooth paste has formed. Add remaining 1 cup of peanuts and pulse to chop the nuts, just a little for super crunchy peanut butter, or untill smooth for a smooth peanut butter. Add salt to taste. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.
Chicken Rolls Filling.1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken, 1/2 cup sour cream, 3 Tblspn mayonaise, 1/4 cup chopped celery ( optional ), 1/2 cup grated cheese, 2 Tblpns chpped spring onions, 1 Tblspn finely chopped parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well. Remove crusts from 10-12 slices of thin bread and flatten slightly with rolling pin. Place about 1 Tblspn of chicken mixture in centre of bread, roll up from one corner to diagonially oppisite corner and secure with toothpick.
Member since 25 Jul 2008
Member from Bryndwr
Chocolate Self Saucing Pudding... A healthy version
On the Goodmorning show today they cooked a version of this. I substituted the butter with pureed Apple and used the liquid from the apple in the water that went over the top, This worked perfectly,, so you can choose a butter or a healthy option.. just needs to be served with Weightwatchers Icecream
Member since 02 Nov 2006
Member from Linwood
Totara google "preserving mandarins" There are mainly American canning
recipes but we do the water bath method here. Countdown is overflowing with them just no. here is a simple recipe from google
Satsumas: Very sweet, seedless, medium sized, free skinned
Clementines: Small, very orange, few seeds, very sweet
Canning: To extend the season of mandarins, they can be preserved as well. Peel, separate the segments, pack in jars with a sugar syrup (I add a touch of rose water) and be sure to process in a simmering hot water bath (30 minutes for pints, 35 minutes for quarts).
Member since 07 Jul 2010
Member from Manurewa
Would anyone please have a recipe for Cornish Pasties, I tried one recently but thought it could be improved on. Thanks.
Hi JKAY.I presume you have a favourite shortcrust pastry recipe, so will just give you the ingrdients for the filling:350 grams lean chuck steak, finely diced, 1 small onion peeled and finely chopped, 1 potato peeled and finely diced, 1 heaped cup of butternut pumkin or swede peeled and cubed, about 1 Tblpsn ( more or less, depending on your tastes ) of beef or vegetable stock powder, 2 Tblspns of chopped flat leaf parsley, salt and pepper, beaten egg or milk to brush pastry. Make slits in pastie to let out steam. Enough for 8 pasties. Bake in oven @ 180 oC for 15 mins, turn heat down to 160 oC for 45 min/1 hour, untill pastry is golden brown and filling is cooked.Rump Steak would be a good meat to use, also.
Easy Peasy Coconut Loaf;In a bowl, mix together 1.5cups flour, 1.5 tspn Baking Powder, 1.5 cups coconut, 1 cup sugar, 1.5 cups milk, 1 tspn vanilla ess.. Mix well altogether aand pour into loaf tin. Bake @ 160-170 for an hour or so.Comment: No butter or eggs, needed.
1 1/2 cups wholemeal flour, 1 1/2 tspns BP, 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2 cups coconut, 1/2 cup raw sugar, 1 tspn van ess.
Mix dry ingredients, add milk and Van ess., bake in lined loaf tin for 45-1hour @ 180 oC.
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