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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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
    Mandarins

    Types:
    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).

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    Would anyone please have a recipe for Cornish Pasties, I tried one recently but thought it could be improved on. Thanks.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Coconut Loaf#2

    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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    Coconut Loaf #3

    1 1/2 cups coconut. 2 tspns Baking Powder, 1/2 cup chopped apricots, 1 cup milk, 1 1/4 cups flour, 1 cup sugar.

    Mix dry ingredients to gether, add milk and apricots, stir, pour into lined loaf tin and cook 45 mins-1hour @ 170-180oC.

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