Category Archives: sacred food

Turkey with Cranberry and Ginger Stuffing

I tried a new stuffing this year.  It may well be my best yet. Also the simplest.  The festive zing of ginger works well for me. Ingredients: for a small to med turkey. 6 pork sausages, skinned 1 medium onion, finely … Continue reading

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Curried Horse a la Tika

Well, I have curried a horse before, but never in the culinary sense. Also I have been pulled by a horse but I haven’t pulled one. Here I am putting the horse before the à la carte. I am sure … Continue reading

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Plum Sauce

This is not your typical Asian-style plum sauce, but a traditional Kiwi style from the 1960s, based on the recipe in the iconic Edmonds Cook Book.  This comes from a time before anyone in NZ knew that Asian food existed.  … Continue reading

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Savoury Mushroom and Bacon Cheese Bread

I found some aging home-made yoghurt in the back of the fridge and though it was somewhat old, it did not smell bad or have any blooms of mould.  I remembered that my dear auld Irish Grandma would never waste … Continue reading

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Muesli Bars

An exercise in experimental baking. I like to mix my breakfast cereals.  I combine muesli, corn flakes, puffed wheat and so on, all the time. Whenever my current choice of breakfast cereal is running low, I add the last serve or two to … Continue reading

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Self-Saucing Malted Chocolate Pudding

This is the same as the last self saucing chocolate pudding recipe I posted, except for some small changes.   Firstly, I had no self-raising flour left, so I used plain flour and baking powder.  I did not use the Kenwood this … Continue reading

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