Monthly Archives: November, 2013

Apricot & Coconut Almond Cookies

Adapted from Donna Hay Ingredients 75 self-raising flour, sifted (~½ metric cup) 40g flaked almonds (~½ metric cup) 40g dessicated coconut (~½ metric cup) 45g brown sugar (~½ metric cup, loosely packed) 55g dried apricots, chopped 30g butter, melted and cooled 35g applesauce (or 35g more melted butter) 1 egg white, lightly beaten (or ½ a whole egg) Method …

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Coconut Chicken Curry (Murgi Malai)

Adapted from Manila Spoon Ingredients 2 boneless & skinless chicken breasts, diced (~400g) 400ml light coconut milk (regular is fine) 1 ½ teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1½ teaspoons fresh ginger, grated (or dried, ground) 1 teaspoon salt 8g (2 teaspoons) brown sugar (optional) 15g dessicated coconut 15g ground almonds 1 dried bay …

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Spaghetti Bolognese (w/ Bacon)

Adapted from andybalmer Ingredients 500g beef mince 500g dried spaghetti 2 carrots, trimmed & finely diced (~200g) 2 brown onions, peeled & finely diced (~355g) 2 celery sticks, trimmed & finely diced (~70g) 250g bacon (or bacon-style bits), finely diced 2 x 400g tins diced tomatoes 50g tomato paste 6 fresh cherry tomatoes, halved (~70g) …

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Apple Crumble

From Bee’s mumma’s kitchen Ingredients For the topping: 75g plain flour (½ metric cup) 40g dessicated coconut (½ metric cup) 100g brown sugar (½ metric cup)  90g butter, softened For the filling: 5 tart apples (e.g. Granny Smith) 1 tablespoon water ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg ⅛ teaspoon cloves 20g raisins (optional) Method 1. Preheat oven …

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Creamy Chicken Pesto Penne

Adapted from Jenny Fanshaw Ingredients 375g penne pasta (dry weight)[1] 300ml light cream 120g basil pesto 75g sun-dried tomatoes, drained & thinly sliced 1-2 chicken breasts, cooked & shredded (~540g) 40g spring onions, chopped finely 60ml salt-reduced chicken stock[2] 30g Parmesan cheese, grated (optional) 25g pine nuts, toasted (optional) Salt and pepper, to taste (optional) [1] Vetta …

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Apple & Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Adapted from Carrie Vasios Ingredients 90g rolled oats 60g all-purpose flour ½  teaspoon baking powder ½  teaspoon cinnamon 25g butter, melted and cooled 100g brown sugar (+ up to 25g of white sugar if using unsweetened applesauce) 1 egg white ⅛ teaspoon vanilla essence 70g applesauce 1 small tart apple, chopped (~90g) 50g pecan nuts, chopped Method 1. Combine …

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Date & Walnut Slice

Adapted from Domesblissity Ingredients 190g self-raising flour (~1¼ metric cups) 50g brown sugar 25g granulated stevia (or white/caster sugar, may omit/decrease if using sweetened applesauce) 125g dates, chopped 60g walnuts, chopped 60g butter, melted and cooled (add a pinch of salt to dry ingredients if using unsalted) 70g applesauce (~60ml, or another 65g of butter) …

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