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Wood storage bin

Material List: Material list Power tools Pine 20mm PST 18 Cordless jig saw 600mm x 600mm – 2 piece PSR 18 VLI Cordless drill driver 560mm x 580mm – 2 piece (grain in direction of short side) PSR 10.8 volt cordless drill driver 600mm x 400mm – 1 piece (grain in direction of long side) […]

Food

Date Crumble

Ingredients: Date Jam 500ml cold water 500ml sugar 500ml chopped dates 5ml ground cardamom 45ml fresh lemon juice 125ml pistachios Crumble 250g butter 45ml sugar 45ml sunflower oil 5ml vanilla essence or vanilla paste 2 eggs 10ml baking powder 600ml – 700ml cake flour Icing sugar, to dust Method Date Jame: Dissolve the sugar and […]

Food

Pumpkin and Veal Ravioli

Ease of Preparation: ModeratePreparation time: 25 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesServes: 8 Ingredients Ravioli 1 cup (250 ml) Turban squash puree (Giraumon) (see note) 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tbsp. (30 ml) olive oil 6 oz (200 g) ground veal ¼ cup (60 ml) white wine ¼ cup (60 ml) almonds, finely chopped […]

Food

Rosemary and Chicken Potjie

Rosemary and Chicken Potjie with Dumplings Ingredients: 45ml olive oil 250g cubed rindless bacon 8 X baby onions peeled & halved ½ tspn dry thyme ½ tspn oreganum 5ml dry rosemary 3 bay leaves 2 garlic cloves crushed 6 X Chicken thighs 1 chicken stock cube 250ml water 100ml dry white wine 10 baby potatoes […]

At Home

Scrambled Eggs on Toast

Serves 2 / Vegetarian There is nothing like a classic scrambled egg on toast for breakfast or brunch, or even supper! Made in about two minutes, it’s a perfect quick meal for hungry kids. Ingredients 3 free-range eggs, best quality possible 2 tbsp milk (a little single cream mixed with the milk is, of course, […]

Food

Grilled Lobster Tails

Grilled Lobster Tails with a Fresh Homemade Salsa Ingredients: 6 Lobster Tails Cucumber Red onion Dried mango 1 whole red chilly Coriander Parsley Granadilla pulp Lemon juice Lemon zest Salt and pepper Olive oil Method: Prepare the lobster tails by cutting through the shell on their backs to expose the flesh Rub the lobster tails […]

Food

Home Made Sausage Rolls

Makes 36 SHORTCRUST PASTRY 500ml flour 150g butter 2ml salt 1 egg, beaten Ice water to mix Method Put the flour and salt into a food processor and pulse to combine. Add the butter and pulse until the mixture resemble breadcrumbs. Add the egg and enough ice water while pulsing the machine to bring the […]

Chef At Home

Mulled Chardonnay Apples

Yield: 4 – 6 servings Ingredients 4 apples, peeled, cored and cut into chunks 1 bottle Chardonnay 4 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 cup golden raisins Method Place all the ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan and bring to a simmer.  Continue cooking, allowing the liquid to reduce until the apples are tender, […]