Miscellaneous recipes

Fijian fish salad


The weather is hot and summer is in full swing so why not try my fresh Fijian fish salad. It is the perfect recipe for a afternoon get together. Ingredients 900g saddletail snapper fish, skin off 3/4 cup lime juice 200ml coconut cream 200g gold tomatoes, sliced in half 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 1 spring onion, finely chopped 125g …

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Making your Christmas ham


With Christmas around the corner, I thought it would be a great time to share my Christmas ham recipe. Is it really Christmas without a baked ham?? Ingredients 3-4kg piece of pickled pork 1 cup sweet chilli and plum sauce 2 tbsp fine salt Method Ask your butcher for a small leg of pickled pork between 3-4kg. With a sharp …

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Tim Tam, coconut and coffee balls

With Christmas around the corner, learn how to make these tasty Tim Tam, coconut and coffee balls. Ingredients 2 x 200g packets Tim Tam 30g chocolate-coated coffee beans 2 tbsp desiccated coconut 180g block baking chocolate white, chopped 395g can sweetened condensed milk Extra 1 cup desiccated coconut 30 wooden skewers Method Place chocolate coated coffee beans into a food …

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Classic jam drop biscuits recipe

jam drop

This classic jam drop biscuit recipe doesn’t get any better! Whip up a batch in no time to share with friends and family. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 x 600g packs of eggs 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup raspberry jam 1/4 tsp vanilla bean paste Method Preheat oven to 180C. Cream butter and …

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Pumpkin, spinach and bunya nut salad

spinach pumpkin bunya nut salad

THIS fresh and fabulous pumpkin, spinach and bunya nut salad is the perfect antidote to a hot day when enjoyed with a refreshing cold beverage. Simple to prepare and delicious time after time, don’t hesitate to prepare this instant classic. Ingredients 600g kent pumpkin, cut in 1cm slices, deseeded and skinned. 100g Greek-style fetta, crumbled 120g packet spinach leaves 1/2 …

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Tomato relish recipe

tomato relish

THIS tomato relish recipe is best served with cured meats, crackers, cheese or a side to a breakfast dish such as the Breakfast Muffin recipe published in the October 2019 edition. Ingredients: 800g cherry tomatoes 200g capsicum, finely diced 2 shallots, finely sliced 2 cups white sugar 1 cup white vinegar 1 tbsp dried chilli flakes 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard …

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Easy breakfast muffins recipe

breakfast muffin

This easy breakfast muffins recipe is not only perfect for breakfast but can also be eaten cold as a tasty lunchtime snack. Kids also love them as an alternative snack in their lunchboxes. Ingredients: 3 eggs, whisked 6 slices prosciutto 25g finely chopped capsicum 25g garlic chives finely chopped 2 sheets puff pastry, partially thawed Method: Cut six 9cm rounds …

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Chicken breast stuffed with oysters and tarragon sauce recipe

chicken breast

This beautiful Chicken breast stuffed with oysters will have your taste buds singing a symphony. A smooth blend of poultry and seafood with the crispy salty prosciutto and creamy tarragon sauce will have you wanting more. Ingredients 4 x 200g chicken breast fillets, trimmed 16 slices prosciutto 800g gold sweet potato, cooked and mashed 2 bunches steamed broccolini, to serve …

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Boiled bunya nuts recipe

bunya nuts recipe

Summer is a great time of year for good ol’ Aussie bush tucker. Especially bunya nuts from bunya pine trees. If you haven’t been bunya nutting or even tried eating these nuts, you are missing out on delightful bush tucker. Ingredients Bunya nuts 1/4 cup salt per litre of water Method Add nuts to a large empty pot. Cover nuts …

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Pea and ham soup recipe

pea and ham soup

THIS pea and ham soup recipe is one of the author’s mum’s traditional winter warmers. Grab a blanket, put your Uggies on and snuggle up with this tasty stomach-warming soup any night of the week. Ingredients 1 bacon hock 250g yellow split peas 2 potatoes, chopped 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, chopped 1 large zucchini, chopped 1/2 sugar loaf …

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