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Rye-Wheat Macadamia and Sultana Bread Recipe

| June 16, 2010

With the summer season upon us, treat the whole family to freshly made home-baked loaves for picnics and barbeques. Rye-Wheat Macadamia and Sultana Bread Ingredients for one small loaf or approximately 8-9 small rolls. 75g white sponge 100g strong white flour 100g light rye flour 140ml warm water 7g yeast 4g salt (5g if using [...]

Fruited Cornbread With Macadamias Recipe

| June 14, 2010

With the summer season upon us, treat the whole family to freshly made home-baked loaves for picnics and barbeques. Fruited Cornbread with Macadamias Ingredients for one loaf or 8-9 small rolls 220g flour (strong wheat) 5g yeast 5g salt 20g raw cane sugar 90g polenta (see description below of how to prepare) 55g macadamia nuts [...]

Spelt, Honey & Macadamia Bread Recipe

| June 13, 2010

With the summer season upon us, treat the whole family to freshly made home-baked loaves for picnics and barbeques. Spelt, Honey and Macadamia Bread Ingredients for one loaf (500g) 250g spelt wholemeal flour 160ml cool water 7g fresh yeast (buy from local bakers, supermarkets with fresh bakery section or health food stores) 5g salt 7.5g [...]

Roast Quail Stuffed With Prunes

| May 17, 2010

My friend “Mama” has sent me a recipe for roast quail stuffed with prunes that she says tastes delicious and is very simple to make. Ingredients 6 Quail 12 half dried prunes soaked in a little armagnac. Method Baste quail with a little olive oil. Put prunes that have been soaked in almanac into the [...]

Blueberry Muffins With Duck Eggs

| March 22, 2010

My husband and I love blueberry muffins, so I thought I would share the recipe with you. Ingredients 8 oz/225g soft margarine 10 oz/275g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 duck eggs – beaten 11 oz/300g self raising flour 8 oz/225g blueberries – washed Method Cream the margarine and sugar together. Beat in the [...]

Zucchini Muffin Recipe

| February 10, 2010

Here is a Zucchini Muffin Recipe sent in by Helene of  Countryside Connection and Once Upon A Pine. Helene has also includedwith the recipe recommendations for healthier / dietary substitutions as well as changes she has adopted over the years. The original recipe has been provided with subsitutions and changes noted in brackets. Helene says, [...]

Rabbit Casserole

| January 25, 2010

We had some rabbit meat in the freezer so I made a rabbit casserole with it. Ingredients whole rabbit cut into joints. 1 carrot diced. 1 leek sliced thinly. Half a red pepper, green pepper and yellow pepper cut into small pieces. 4 tomatoes chopped into quarters. 6-8 mushrooms sliced. 1 onion peeled and sliced [...]

Macadamia Fruit Crumble

| December 9, 2009

I have been sent a recipe for macadamia fruit crumble so I thought I would share it with you as it sounds like a great pudding suggestion for the Winter months and a healthy alternative to all the Christmas pud, cake and mince pies weare bound to consume during the festive season. This delicious crumble is [...]

Salmon & Macadamia Salad

| November 25, 2009

I love having salmon in a salad and adding some macadamia nuts is a great addition making a very healthy salad which makes a great light lunch at any time of the year. Salmon and Macadamia Salad Serves 4 Ingredients 4 salmon steaks 100g toasted macadamia nut halves 150g green salad leaves 8 sundried tomatoes roughly [...]

Macadamia Nut Roast

| November 24, 2009

I have recently been sent this recipe to share with you, so for all you nut roast lovers and macadamia nut lovers, here’s a recipe for Macadamia Nut Roast! Let me know what you think if you try it. Macadamia Nut Roast Serves 6 Ingredients 800g mixed root vegetables (potatoes, parsnips, swede, sweet potato) peeled [...]