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Dinner Dash with Hilary Biller

Pastrami Cheese Pie

Ingredients 1 roll readymade puff pastry, thawed 65ml (1/4 cup) chutney 15ml (1tbsp) creamed horseradish 4-6 slices of pastrami cold meat 125ml (1/2 cup) cheddar cheese, grated 1 egg beaten, for brushing Method Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C. Roll out the pastry and spread one half with half the chutney and horseradish, leaving […]

Cook Yourself Thin

Meatballs with Spaghetti

Serves 6 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes Ingredients 400g lean minced beef (10 per cent fat) 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 eating apple, peeled and finely chopped (or grated) 1 red pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped The leaves from a few sprigs of oregano or 1 tsp of […]

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Home Made Easy Gallery – Season 1

Photos sent in by our viewers of their latest DIY projects. Thank you to all who have shared their DIY projects with us – please note that the DIY’er of the season competition is now closed. Finalist to be announced shortly. Click to view the gallery by name of entrant

Food

Donna Hay: Basics to Brilliance – KIDS

In this 8-part series, food stylist, Donna Hay, will show viewers how to create exciting, tasty and creative variations from simple basic recipes that every home cook should learn and know. “Once you’ve mastered a repertoire of simple recipes, and you learn how to make tweaks here and there, the possibilities are endless” Donna Hay […]

Chuck's Day Off

Dog and Human Cookies

Chuck Hughes cookies recipe to make a special homemade treat for your dog and for yourself! One of the victims of my lack of personal time is super important to me and hasn’t complained once: Fakey. My dog. Recently I found these great dog walkers in the area and they take him and a bunch […]

Food

Deconstructed White Chocolate Tiramisu

This decadent dessert oozes with temptation. PREPARATION TIME: 25 minutes CHEF’S TIP: This dessert must be refrigerated until ready to serve. SERVES 6-8 Ingredients 2 x 400g (14 oz) packets Savoiardi or finger biscuits 500g (1 lb) assorted berries and strawberries 100g (3.5 oz) white chocolate, grated Cocoa Mixture 80ml (⅓ cup) cocoa powder 250ml […]

Food

Cheats chocolate tart

Ingredients Pastry 175g plain flour 40g cocoa powder 80g icing sugar 140g diced butter 2 medium egg yolks 2-3 tbsps ice cold water (if necessary) Coffee creams 200ml double cream 3tbsp coffee liquor 1tbsp freeze dried coffee granules, dissolved in 1 tbsp boiling water, 50g caster sugar Filling 650g milk chocolate, highest quality 200ml double […]

Catch of the Day with Sea Harvest

Squid Ring Tacos

Learn how to make our quick and easy Squid Ring Tacos. A tasty light meal that’s perfect for lunch or dinner! Crumbed Squid Taco’s with a Herbed Tomato and Chili Salad Makes 8 Tacos Difficulty: Easy Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes   Ingredients 400g Sea Harvest Crumbed Calamari Rings 1 red onion […]