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How to make pancakes - three easy recipes for savoury pancakes

Pancakes are enjoyed all over the world: in America they are eaten for breakfast, drenched with maple syrup; in France they are served for dessert, their famous Crêpe Suzette; in South Africa, every fair worth its name has a pancake-stall where they are offered sprinkled with cinnamon-sugar and rolled up. The most important thing for [...]

Banana Cake Recipe

Over the years as I have tried to bake banana loaf - as it was known to me - I've come to expect a dry, flat result. It had to be rescued by lots of butter. Then I came across this banana cake recipe, and decided to try it. What a difference! A lovely, moist [...]

Quiche recipes

A quiche is an open-faced savoury tart with an egg custard filling and a shortcrust base. Usually a variety of vegetables and cooked meat/fish are added to the eggs and topped with grated cheese. 1. Microwave quiche recipes Base: Use ready-prepared and rolled out frozen shortcrust pastry. Defrost and cut out a 23 cm (9 [...]

Healthy vegetarian recipes

Strict vegetarians, those who eat no meat, must make sure that they obtain an adequate supply of amino acids and iron. This is easily done by including beans and lentils in your diet. The soy bean is the only one that contains complete protein, so the others must be combined with brown rice or whole [...]

Meat loaf recipes

1. Juicy meat loaf Ingredients: 1 kilogram (2 lb) minced or ground beef 250g (1/2 lb) chopped bacon 1/2 cup fine sago 2 onions, chopped 1/2 cup tomato sauce 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon salt butter/margarine Method: Soak the sago in water for 1-2 hours. Drain. Mix all the ingredients, except the butter, together [...]

Risotto recipes

Risotto is an Italian dish made of rice and vegetables cooked together in stock. Small pieces of different kinds of fish or meat may be added to change it into a main dish or for variety. Butter and /or Parmesan cheese may be stirred in at the end of the cooking time. 1. Basic vegetarian [...]

Low calorie recipes

For years now the 'scientific' approach to weight loss has been calorie counting. After all, if your body requires 2000 calories of energy per day simply for maintenance and you supply less than that, where will your body acquire the rest of the calories? It will be forced to use some of the calories you [...]

Fat burning foods

There is no magical list of fat burning foods. What you have to do to help your body start burning fat is first of all to balance your blood sugar. If you can do this your pancreas will secrete more glucagon than insulin. This is the key to the whole mystery, as insulin promotes fat [...]

Stew recipes

Stewing means to slowly simmer food in a liquid until tender. The less expensive cuts of meat are suitable for stewing. 1. Irish stew Ingredients: 1 kg stewing lamb/mutton (2 lb) 15 ml oil (1 tablespoon) 2 large onions, sliced 3-4 large carrots, cleaned and sliced 4 large potatoes, peeled and sliced salt and pepper [...]

Canned tuna recipes

1. Microwaved tuna supper casserole Ingredients: 60 g margarine 1 onion, chopped 45 ml flour, maizena or cornstarch 250 ml chicken stock 2.5 ml nutmeg 1 x 200 g can tuna, drained salt and black pepper to taste 250 ml green beans, cooked and chopped 50 g stuffed olives, chopped 100 g grated cheese 250 [...]

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