Pumpkin Soup

1 quarter pumpkin diced into chunks 2 potatoes diced 2 onions diced 3 garlic cloves crushed 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock Salt and pepper Gourmet vegeta 1 tsp cumin 1 Tbsp Italian mixed herbs 1 small jar thickened cream In a large pot heat a little olive oil and start sauté all the veggies…

Minestrone soup

1.5 Litres Vegetable stock 1 cup egg noodles 1 cup 'McEnZie brand' Italian style soup mix 1 Heap Tbsp tomato paste 1 large onion diced 2 carrots diced 1/2 Leek thinly sliced 1 celery stalk sliced 2 potatoes diced 1 Tsp dried parsley 3 Garlic clover crushed Fresh parsley chopped Beef rashers crisped in the…

Shish Barak (Meat Dumplings)

Shish Barak (Meat Dumplings) Full of flavour and character, a staple of Lebanese cuisine. Dumplings1 Packet Puff Pastry800 g Lamb Mince2 Whole Onions (- Finely Diced)2 tsp Arabian Seven SpicesUnsalted Butter2 tsp SaltYogurt Sauce2 L Goat Yogurt1 Cup Cold Water (- Mixed With 1 Tbsp Corn Flour To Dissolve)1 Bunch Coriander (- Chopped Finely)1 Bulb…

Shakshuka (eggs cooked in a tomato sauce)

🍳shakshuka🍳 Ingredients: •1 onion diced •punnet sliced mushroom •red capsicum finely diced  •2Tbsp tomato paste •2cans diced tomatoes •pepper •cumin •paprika • 5eggs Method; Firstly, finely dice an onion and cook until the onions are translucent add some finely diced mushroom & capsicum and allow to sauté till softened. Add a little tomato paste, mix…

Grazing Ideas

Friends and Family Are A Blessing I love being the hostess and catering for my guests. Yummy cheese platters, desserts and beverages are something I put more thought into than I would like to admit. I am known among family and friends for my delicious brunch spreads and home-made dishes. What I love the most…