Category Archives for "Cooking Creative"

Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

Recipe & Photo from Mariana Gates Ingredients 150gm drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil 4 cloves garlic, peeled 2 small ripe roma tomatoes 1/3 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 2tbsp shredded fresh basil leaves 1tsp salt ½ tsp cracked black peppercorns ½ cup olive oil Method Using sharp knife, nick roma […]

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CAPONATA

Recipe & Photo from Mariana Gates Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil 1 stalk celery 1 medium onion 4 cloves garlic 1 large red capsicum 1 medium eggplant 2 roma tomatoes, skinned 1 medium zucchini OR 3 yellow squash 3 tbsp brown sugar ½ cup sultanas ½ cup balsamic vinegar ½ cup fresh basil leaves Salt […]

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Maggie’s Lemon Mousse

Serves 8 Ingredients 4 – 6 lemons depending on the size 100 ml milk 150 ml Lemon Juice 2 Lemons Grated Rind 150 g caster sugar 4 egg yolks 1 Tbls. unflavored gelatin dissolved in ¼ cup of hot water 200 ml cream 4 Egg whites   Directions Soak the gelatin in a quarter of […]

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