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Steamed Treacle Pudding – My first attempt!

Posted on July 6, 2011 by in easy cooking, easy recipes, Uncategorized

steamed treacle pudding

Steamed treacle pudding was on my to-do-list for this winter. I have been intrigued by steamed puddings since I watched my gran skilfully cover the glass bowl, with our Christmas Penny pudding inside, to submerge it into the pot of boiling water on the stove. I marveled at her patience to wait for two long […]

Mini Meatloaves

Posted on July 14, 2009 by in beef, easy cooking

Meatloaf is not at all something that I grew up with, yet it is a fixture on so many menus. Meatloaves have always fascinated me, because in essence it really is a “huge meatball” isn’t it? So, when my friend, Juno,over at Scrumptious Blog – What’s for supper? Recipes from the coal face. posted theseMini […]

Smoked Haddock and Rice Bake

Posted on April 22, 2009 by in easy cooking, seafood

We had a lovely Smoke haddock and Rice Bake last night made from a little left over rice that I still had from my delicious Sunday lunch. It is a good idea to always cook a little more rice than you need and try and create something from it the next day…..I’m thinking rice pudding, […]

Christmas on a budget

Posted on December 8, 2008 by in easy cooking

It is Christmas Holidays and it is definitely crazy season too!!! I see more and more people in the shopping malls, frantically planning and buying to make this Christmas season more special than the previous one. The reality however is, that everyone of us has to do all this on a tight budget and in […]

Angelfish with Millet Risotto

Posted on November 12, 2008 by in easy cooking, easy cooking recipes, easy recipes, seafood, Uncategorized

Angelfish is a good replacement for snoek! Snoek is a fish that is indigenous to South African waters and is available during the winter months when you can see fisherman trying to sell their “Day’s Catch” on the side of the roads. It is a very popular fish and here are some of my fellow […]