Guacamole Changing the Definition of Taste

Guacamole is basically a sauce with avocado as its main ingredient. Other common ingredients used for the preparation of guacamole are tomatoes, onion, garlic, lemon, chili and yoghurt. Normally it is used as a dip. Nevertheless, it is used also to enhance the flavour of the food as well. In many places like America, this [...]

Healthy Salad Recipes

1. Beetroot salad (also known as red beets or garden beets) Beetroot is rich in anti-oxidants and nutrients like magnesium, sodium, potassium, vitamin C and betain. Betain reduces hypertension. Ingredients: 2 bunches large beetroot 1 onion, chopped 100 ml (1/3 cup) wine vinegar 100 ml (1/3 cup) sugar Method: Wash the beetroot. Cut off leaves [...]

South African sweet tarts/pies: apple, tipsy, milk

South African tarts usually have only a pastry base, without a pastry topping. They can also be crustless, like the tipsy tart (or Cape brandy pudding). 1. Quick apple tart/pie   Ingredients: 2 eggs 3/4 cups sugar 1/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons oil 1 cup self-raising flour a pinch of salt 1 large tin/can pie-apples [...]

Easy recipes for snacks - low carb, low calorie, high protein, low fat

1. Toasted Sunflower Seeds Sunflower seeds are rich in essential fats (omega 6), minerals, vitamin E, protein and fibre. Ingredients: 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup soy sauce Method: Toast the sunflower seeds over medium-low heat for 5 minutes, stirring. Add the soy sauce and stir until sauce is absorbed and seeds are crispy. This [...]

Simple, moist chocolate cake recipes: basic, easy, orange, walnut

1. Basic, Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs,separated 1/2 cup oil 1/4 cup cold water 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3 tablespoons cocoa 3/4 cup boiling water Method: Sift together the first 4 ingredients. Beat together the egg yolks, [...]

South African Fridge Cake/Tart Recipes - Pineapple, Strawberry, Peppermint Crisp, Lemon

1. Pineapple Fridge Cake/Tart Recipe Ingredients: 1 can condensed milk 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 can pineapple pieces, drained and juice reserved. 12 cherries, quartered (optional) 12 marshmellows, quartered (optional) 3/4 cup cream or 1 sachet Orley Whip 1 pkt Lady Finger biscuits Method: Stir condensed milk and lemon juice until thickened. Add pineapple pieces [...]

Baked pasta recipes: beef lasagne, macaroni and cheese, vegetarian

1. Baked Pasta: Beef Lasagne Recipe Ingredients: 250 g (1/2 lb) spinach lasagne Meat sauce: 15 ml (1 tablespoon) oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 125 g (4 oz) mushrooms, sliced 500 g (1 lb) ground beef 2 x 410 g (14 oz) cans tomatoes, chopped 5 ml (1 teaspoon) oreganum 5 [...]

Fruit cake recipes: boiled fruit, chocolate, with oil

1. Boiled Fruit Cake Recipe Ingredients: 500 g (l lb) mixed cake fruit 125 g (4.5 oz) dates, chopped 1 small pkt mixed peel 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 125 g (4.5 oz) margarine 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 [...]

Chutney Recipes: Tomato, Apricot and Peach

1. Apricot Chutney Recipe Ingredients: 2 1/2 kilograms (5 lbs) apricots washed and stoned 1 kg (2 lbs) sugar 1 bottle white vinegar (750 ml / 1 1/4 pints) 2 large onions, chopped 1 cup seedless raisins (optional) 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons ginger 2 teaspoons dried garlic flakes 2 teaspoons curry powder 2 teaspoons [...]

Ground beef recipes: supper dish, chilli con carne, with corn, savoury crumble, meatball pudding

1. Recipe for ground beef supper dish Ingredients: 1 chopped onion 1 tablespoon fat/oil 250 g (1/2 lb) ground/minced beef 1 can cream of celery soup 1 tablespoon tomato sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 sliced tomato few sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup breadcrumbs little grated cheese Method: Fry onion in fat. Add mince to the [...]

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