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Sole with orange sauce

Sole with orange sauce

Ingredients 4 sole fillets 100ml orange juice Grated rind of one orange Salt and white pepper to season Fresh thyme twigs 50 gr butter 1 egg yolk 1 tsp cornflour 1 Tbsp water 50 ml cream Paprika and orange rind to garnish Method Arrange sole in a large, shallow microwave dish, overlapping tails to prevent [...]

Champagne ice-cream

Ingredients 2 egg yolks 1 cup milk 3 tbsp icing sugar Rind of 1/2 lemon 1 glass champagne 1/4 cup whipped cream Method Put the milk, sugar and lemon rind in a saucepan and break in the yolks of two eggs, stir on low heat and continue stiriing until it comes to the boil. Remove [...]

Spicy cabbage recipe

Spicy cabbage recipe

Ingredients 50 gms of butter 1 small head of cabbage, cored and cut into six wedges 50 ml of chilli sauce 2 Tbsp of water 2 Tbsp of caraway seeds Half a tsp of ground cloves or allspice Half a tsp of salt Half a tsp of pepper Method Melt butter in a microwave proof [...]

Attitude is everything

Jerry is the kind of guy you love to hate. He is always in a good mood and always has something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply, “If I were any better, I would be twins!” He was a unique manager because he had several waiters [...]

Easy eggs benedict

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/4 cup plain low fat yogurt 1/4 cup light mayonnaise 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 8 bacon slices, cooked, cut in half 2 english muffins, split and toasted 2 tomato slices (optional) 4 poached eggs Method: Warm yogurt, mayonnaise and mustard in a small saucepan on low [...]

Fifteen minute chicken & rice dinner recipe

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 tbsp cooking oil 4 skinless chicken breasts 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 1/3 cups water or milk 1 1/2 cups quick cooking rice, uncooked Method: Heat oil in a large nonstick pan on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cover. Cook 4 minutes on each [...]

Blackened chicken

Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 22 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 tbsps paprika 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1/8 tsp ground black pepper 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, about 750 gms 2 tbsps minced peeled onion 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced 2 cups chicken broth 1 tomato, seeded and minced [...]

Barbequed lamb

Ingredients 1 1/2 kg leg lamb 1/2 tsp rosemary 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 tbs melted butter 1/2 tsp basil 2 tbs worcestershire sauce 1/2 tsp marjoram 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp salt Method Bone leg, open out and sprinkle with herbs. Shake sauce and garlic together and pour over meat – leave for 24 [...]

Is chocolate a mood enhancer?

If you love chocolate then I have some great news for you! Chocolate is full of mood-enhancing chemicals. Chocolate is loaded with sugar, which is a carbohydrate and triggers the release of seratonin. Chocolate also contains fat, which in itself provides a feeling of satisfaction since it answers the urge for calories. Chocolate is also [...]

Caramel apple bread pudding

If you thought that regular old bread pudding was good, just wait until you taste this! It has just the right amount of apple and caramel flavours, plus a yummy streusel topping! Ingredients: Streusel Topping: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup butter or margarine softened 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans [...]