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Focaccia with stewed onion

Italians can’t let a day go by without bread. With this focaccia, you want to knead it until it’s nice, soft and sticky. After baking, it’s topped with stewed onions cooked in red wine. SERVES: 6 PREPARATION:15MIN COOKING: 25MIN SKILL LEVEL: EASY Ingredients 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3red or brown onions, thinly sliced […]

Chef At Home

Apple Pie Carrots

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 4 carrots, peeled and cut into 1” chunks 1 cup apple cider 1 tablespoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter Sprinkled sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup raisins Method Place everything in a small saucepot with a tight-fitting lid and bring to a simmer.  Cook just until the […]

Recipes

Kids Party Food – Lemon Cup Cakes

Ingredients • 125g soft butter• 1tsp vanilla essence• 3/4cup castor sugar• 2 eggs• 1-1/2cups soft flour selfraising• 1/2cup milk• 1cup icing sugar• 2 tbsp Yogurt• 1 lemon• yellow colouring Method Pre heat oven 180C – cream the butter, sugar, vanilla essence and add eggs one at a time.Sift in the flour alternately with the milk. […]

Alex's Day Off

Cheese on Toast

Total Time: 30 minPrep: 15 minCook: 15 minYield: 16 toastsLevel: Easy Ingredients 2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 to 5 sprigs fresh thyme, washed, dried and stemmed 1 loaf Italian bread, cut into 16 (1-inch) thick rounds on a bias Kosher salt 16 ounces fresh, tangy goat cheese, preferably in log form, cut […]

Favourite Food

Homemade Burgers

Makes 4 good sized burgers. Ingredients For the Burger 10g (1/2 oz) butter 75g (3oz) onion, finely chopped 450g (1lb) minced beef (or minced lamb, even) do make sure the meat has a bit of fat in it, if not the burgers will be very dry when cooked. ½ tsp chopped thyme 1 tsp chopped […]

Recipes

Herb Roasted Chicken

Prep Time: 30min Cook Time: 75min Serves: 4 – 6 Ingredients 5 sprigs rosemary, picked and finely chopped, about 2 tablespoons 10 sage leaves, picked and finely chopped, about 2 tablespoons 3 cloves garlic, smashed and finely chopped Pinch red pepper flakes 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 2 (3 to 3 […]

Garden Video Clips

The Gardener – Ep 5 : Wooden Deck Transformation

Tanya is in the Southern Drakensberg in a quiet town of Himville where she visits one of the beautiful gardens in the area. She chats to owner, Jenny Dyer about her passion for gardening and the tricks she learnt about gardening in Himville. In the DIY slot – the team transforms a wooden deck into […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Chocolate Vanilla Sandwich Cookies

Makes about 2 dozen 2-inch sandwich cookies Ingredients ½ cup + 2 Tbsp unsalted butter at room temperature ½ cup sugar 1 large egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup cocoa powder ¼ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 6 oz rolling fondant icing Method Beat the butter and […]