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Spicy Sweetcorn Salsa

2 fresh corn cobs, kernels only 400g can chikpeas drained, rinsed 1 large avocado, peeled, finely chopped 1 small red capsicum, diced 1 sma…

Started by Donna

6 Feb 16, 2011
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Basil Pesto

from "Feasting on Herbs" by Sue Lawrence   2.5 oz / 65g basil leaves 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 2 oz / 50 g  Parmesan, freshly gra…

Started by Scarlett

4 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by Scarlett

Tian - for silverbeet/ zucchini/ eggs glut

Tian Serve with crusty bread and a salad. 3 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 large cloves garlic, crushed 1lb zucchini, grated 6 o…

Started by Scarlett

3 Jan 17, 2011
Reply by Scarlett

Cold Christmas Pudding

Gluten Free but not Guilt-free ;-) Several lifetimes ago, my mum used to make this cold pudding for Christmas day. Without the recipe and n…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

3 Dec 27, 2010

Norzaini's Buah Melaka (Glutinous Pandan Flavoured Balls)

This is Norzaini's recipe:   This is another Malaysian favorite for tea time. My late father used to love this and mum always makes them u…

Started by Lissa

16 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Lissa

Sorrel and avocado soup

Delicious. Great spring excess recipe.   I substituted shallots for the 'fiddlebacks' and used a whole bunch of sorrel, no nettles, and hom…

Started by Scarlett

1 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Jacqui

Mulberry Pudding

OK I have just invented a delicious desert to use up some of those mulberries you have at the moment.  It is super easy to make and does no…

Started by Lyn Buffett

3 Oct 12, 2010
Reply by Scarlett

Green Tomato Sauce Recipe

Green Tomato Sauce [recipe from the Book of Preserves published by the Australian Women's Weekly] 1kg green tomatoes, chopped 4 green shal…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

0 Aug 26, 2010

Stir-fried choko

My favourite way of cooking choko is really quick and easy:Peel the chokos - you can use the older, larger fruit - and cut into fine strips…

Started by Addy

2 Jul 15, 2010
Reply by Tracy Arnold

Simple Fruit Cake

Recipe, tried and tested :-) from a local Seniors online newsletter. 750g mixed fruit 600mls chocolate or coffee milk 2 cups SR flour Soa…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

10 Jun 29, 2010
Reply by Daniel


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