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Food

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon, Greek fetta, vine tomato & water cress salad Ingredients 1/4 Watermelon – seedless 200g Fetta 1 bunch Watercress 3 Vine tomatoes 75ml Red wine vinegar 150ml Olive oil Good pinch Sumac Salt & pepper Method Dice the watermelon, tomatoes and fetta. Pick the water cress and throw into a bowl. Mix the olive oil, […]

Favourite Food

Gremolata Sauce for Pasta

Serves 6 Ingredients A quick simple zesty sauce. 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 tbsp chopped parsley 1 tbsp finely grated lemon rind 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp capers, roughly chopped-optional Method Cook 500g of pasta, spaghetti is good with this, while it is cooking mix together the ingredients for the gremolata. Drain the […]

Gardening

Deconstructed Jurassic Garden

Landscape designer, Michael Rickoff, has created an asymmetrical and unique grand entrance to a home and shows Melanie how to use different plants and hard landscaping to create subtle lines and flowing elements that let the entrance stand out whilst still blending seamlessly with the rest of the garden. Hard Landscaping Pavers (charcoal): 200 x […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 x 2kg whole butternut pumpkin 1 onion Olive oil, for drizzling Sea salt 3½ cups (875ml) chicken stock 1 cup (250ml) single (pouring) cream 1 tablespoon honey Sour cream, to serve   Method Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F). Cut the pumpkin in half lengthways and scoop out the seeds. Place the […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Baked Pumpkin And Sage Risotto

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 12 sage leaves 2 cups (400g) Arborio rice 800g pumpkin, peeled and chopped into small pieces 1.25 litres (5 cups) chicken stock Sea salt and cracked black pepper 30g butter ½ cup (40g) finely grated parmesan Extra finely grated parmesan and fried sage leaves, to […]

DIY

Bathroom Organiser

We call it a bathroom organiser, but this versatile DIY project can double up as a veggie rack or even a place for the kids’ toys to live. Peter and Annalien shows you how to build a three tiered wooden organiser, with simple to follow steps. You will need Tools Material list PCM 7 Compound […]

Health & Lifestyle

Real Health – Season 4

The series is presented by seasoned television personality and health and fitness guru, Stacey Holland. During the course of the series we don’t just explore how diet, exercise and lifestyle all contributes to a healthier mind, body and soul, but by delving a little deeper we go to the root of what happens on a […]

Food

Light Chiffon Cake

Ingredients   5 extra large eggs, separated 200 ml castor sugar 250 ml Snowflake cake flour 2 ml salt 5 ml cream of tartar 250 ml fresh cream, whipped Sliced fresh fruit like strawberries and kiwi Directions: Beat egg yolks and add half the sugar until light and creamy Sift flour and salt and fold […]