Three Favourite Picnic Locations

There Is Nothing Picky About A Picnic The word picnic describes spring and summer perfectly. It is one of our favourite family activities to do on our Sunday adventures. I really enjoy searching for beautiful places to visit each week. Somewhere the kids will enjoy and a place that makes the perfect location to set…

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…

Mustard Chicken Provençal

Mustard Chicken Provençal A southern french dish with style. Chicken Marinade3 Tbsp Dijon Mustard3 Tbsp Wholegrain Mustard2 Gloves Garlic (- Crushed)Olive OilSalt & Pepper2 Tbsp Honey1 kg Chicken Breast FilletsSauce600 ml Thickened Cream (- Or Coconut Cream)1 Handful Spanish Stuffed Green Olives1 Handful Black Kalamata Olives2 Whole Red Onions (- Sliced In Chunks)2 Cloves Garlic…

Basil Pesto Fettuccine

Basil Pesto Fettuccine A fragrant and heart pasta dish worth your time. 1 Large Bunch Fresh Basil2 Cloves Garlic2 Cups Parmesan Cheese1 Cup Olive Oil (- Extra Virgin)½ Cup Pine Nuts (- Toasted)1 Pack Fresh Fettuccine PastaSalt & Pepper (- To Taste) Place a large pot of water on high heat, sprinkle a generous amount…