Category Archives: entree

Kate’s Dalai Lama Soup.

In honour of the Dalai Lama, Kate created this delicious soup from homemade vegetable stock, onion, turmeric, pumpkin, carrots and orange sweet potatoes, and from purple sweet potatoes, beetroot, red onion and carrot. The colours represent the robes of the … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Chicken and Shiitake Soup

Whenever I cook a whole chicken, I save the bones and carcase for stock.  I put the eaten bones in the freezer until the carcase is bare, unless I pull all the meat off immediately to refrigerate or freeze.  If … Continue reading

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Fluffy Omelette

Fluffy Omelette It’s not a soufflé but nearly as good and much easier.   This omelette is very satisfying served with warm crusty fresh bread rolls with relish and a nice cup of hot Dilmah tea. It is also very nice hot … Continue reading

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Roast Pumpkin Hummus

Roast Pumpkin Hummus 2 tins chickpeas   2 cups roast pumpkin, mashed 3 teaspoons tahini 1 Tbsp crushed garlic 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp hot paprika or 1/4 tsp cayenne – or more to taste ½ cup lemon … Continue reading

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka [Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce] A new breakfast to start the day with a zing.   I really like this one. Adapted from Saveur , who say it is an Israeli dish of  Libyan origin.  Others say it is Tunisian, or … Continue reading

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Rempeh Balletjes

Indonesian-style Meatballs Something nice to dunk in peanut sauce. Ingredients 400 g minced beef, chicken or pork 75g breadcrumbs 1 egg, beaten 1/2 medium leek finely shredded 1 small to medium onion finely chopped 1 tsp crushed garlic 2 tsp … Continue reading

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