Wortelkoek

Magda

Bestanddele
1 koppie suiker.
3/5 koppie gekapte neut.
1/3 teel. koeksoda.
1/2 teel. sout.
1 koppie olie.
3 eiers.
1 1/3 koppie meelblom.
1/2 teel. bakpoeier.
2 teel. kaneel.
2 koppie gerasperde wortels.

Metode
Klits suiker en olie saam. Voeg eiers een vir een by. Meng goed. Sif droë bestanddele saam en voeg by eiermengsel. Voeg nou gerasperde wortels by en meng. Voeg neute by. Bak vir 3/4 – 1 uur in ‘n ronde gesmeerde pan.

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Chorizo & pea risotto

Graham

Ingredients
1 tbsp oil
200g chorizo , peeled and chopped
300g arborio risotto rice
2 tbsp vinegar (white wine vinegar if you have it)
1.2l chicken stock (fresh is best), heated until simmering
200g frozen peas
60g parmesan , finely grated, plus extra to serve

Method
Heat the oil in a large frying pan, tip in the chorizo and fry until it is crisp and all the oil has been released. Remove a quarter of the chorizo with a slotted spoon and set aside.

Tip the rice into the pan, stir to coat it in the oil and toast for a min or so, then pour in the vinegar. Once the vinegar has evaporated, add a ladleful of the stock, stir then, once absorbed, add a bit more. Continue doing this for about 20 mins until most of the stock has been absorbed and the rice has swollen but still has a slight bite.

Tip in the peas, parmesan and the remaining stock. Give everything a good stir. Once the cheese has melted, season with black pepper, then divide between bowls, topping each portion with the remaining crisp chorizo and extra grated parmesan.

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Koffie-Yskastert

Marie

Bestanddele
1 pak. Tennisbeskuitjies
2 sakkies Orley Whip
sjokolade versiersuiker aangemaak
1 koppie sterk, swart koffie – koud
Peppermint Crisp Sjokolade

Metode
Week beskuitjies vinnig in koue koffie. Dan dun lagie versiersuiker en dan lagie room. Rasper Peppermint Crisp oor elke lagie room. Boonste laag room. Versier met vermicilli of peppermint crisp.

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Teriyaki Chicken

Margaret

Ingredients
4 serving

1Kg chicken thighs, sliced into chunks
1 cup soy sauce (240 mL)
½ cup brown sugar (110 g)

Preparation
Sear the chicken thighs evenly in a pan, then flip. Add the soy sauce and brown sugar, stirring and bringing to a boil. Stir until the sauce has reduced and evenly glazes the chicken.
Serve with rice, if desired! Enjoy!

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Stuffed Sweet Potato

INGREDIENTS:
2 medium sweet potatoes, halved
500g boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
1/3 cup BBQ sauce, your favorite (or less/more, to your taste)

For garnish:
Chopped parsley or sliced green onions, optional

DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Lay sweet potatoes cut side up on a large baking sheet. Roast until tender, about 35 minutes, depending on size of your potatoes.

In a saucepan set to medium-low, stir together chicken and BBQ sauce. Heat until warm, 5-10 minutes.

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Koue – Gaarvleis Tert

Magda
2 koppie gaar gemaalde vleis
1 koppie koue gaar aartappel in blokkies gesny
1 blik klein heel sampioene
1 meduim ui
1 eeteel tamatiesous
1/4 tl.sout
1 eier
1 eeteel botter
gerasperde kaas
1 eeteel worcestersous
1/2 koppie melk

Metode
Dreineer sampioene maar bewaar water. Smelt botter in kastrol,voeg sampioene en fyngesnyde ui by en braai tot ligbruin oor lae hitte. Voeg vleis en aartappels by, braai vir nog 2 minute. Voeg al die bestanddele by behalwe eier, melk en kaas. Voeg sampioenwater by en laat net opkook. Skep vulsel in voorbereide kors, verkieslik aartappelkors. Klits melk en eier saam, giet bo-oor.
Sprinkel gerasperde kaas oor en sit hier en daar ‘n stukkie botter. Bak vir omtrent 20 minute in warm oond teen 220°C.

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Penne with chorizo & broccoli

Mary

Ingredients
400g penne
small head of broccoli broken into small florets
200g cooking chorizo diced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp fennel seed
200g low-fat cream cheese with garlic & herbs
parmesan and rocket leaves, to serve

Method
Cook the penne following pack instructions, adding the broccoli for the final 3 mins. When cooked, drain, reserving a splash of the cooking water.

Meanwhile, fry the chorizo in a large dry frying pan until it starts to turn golden and release its oils. Add the garlic and fennel seeds, and cook for 1 min more. When the penne is cooked, tip it into the pan with the chorizo. Add the cream cheese, stir together until melted, adding a splash of the reserved cooking water so the sauce coats the pasta.

Serve in bowls, scattered with a few rocket leaves and some grated Parmesan, if you like.

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Lekkerste Patats

Magda

Bestanddele
Sny en skil patats (omtrent genoeg vir 4 mense).

Metode
Rangskik in oondbak. Gooi gouestroop bo-oor – redelik mildelik. Meng 1 bakkie room (250 ml) met ‘n mespunt koeksoda en gooi dit laastens oor patats.
Bak die mengsel omtrent vir 1.5 uur – hoe langer dit bak (hoe meer karameliseer die room en stroop)

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Aartappeltert – Warm

Magda

Bestanddele
4 groot gaar aartappels
1 koppie fyn spinasie
1/2 koppie gakapte sampioene
2 eiers
1/2 koppie melk
1/2 koppie room
vars pietersielie, gekap
Sout en peper na smaak
2 eetlepels parmesaankaas (opsioneel)
1 koppie gerasperde cheddarkaas

Metode
Voorverhit oond tot 180caC en smeer oondvaste tertbak. Maak aartappels fyn en ment met die spinasie en sampoiene. Klits eiers met melk en voeg by aartappelmengsel. Voeg die res van die bestanddele, behalwe die cheddarkaas, by en meng goed. Skep in tertbak, strooi cheddarkaas oor en bak vir 20 min of tot ligbruin. Skep lepels vol op borde en bedien. Kan ook as bykos by meer formele etes bedien word. Vir ‘n ligte aandete kan die spinasie deur tuna en skywe tamatie vervang word.

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Pancackes with berries

Mary

Ingredients
50g plain flour
small pinch salt
1 medium free-range egg
150ml milk
2 tsp vegetable oil or melted butter, plus extra for frying

For the topping
100g white chocolate, broken into small pieces
200g mixed frozen berries
Recipe tips

Method
Put the flour and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the centre, pour in the milk and crack in the egg. Using a whisk, gradually incorporate the flour into the wet ingredients until you have a smooth batter. Add the vegetable oil and mix thoroughly.

Heat a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add a little oil and use kitchen paper to smear it all over the base of the pan. Add a small ladleful of batter and swirl it around the pan to create a thin, even layer. Cook for 1-2 minutes, or until the batter is a little darker and set in the middle (to check, lift the edge of the pancake and check the underside is lightly golden-brown). Flip it over and cook the other side for 30-40 seconds. Transfer to a warm plate and cover with a clean tea towel to keep it warm. Cook the remaining batter in the same way to make 3 more pancakes.

For the topping, melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water. Alternatively, melt the chocolate in short bursts in a microwave.

Put a pancake on each serving plate and divide the frozen berries between them. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the top and serve immediately. The heat of the pancakes and chocolate will thaw the berries quickly, but you want them to be chilled (it’s the contrast of temperatures that makes it so special).

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