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CHERRY TOMATO AND BALSAMIC ONION TARTLETS

CHERRY TOMATO AND BALSAMIC ONION TARTLETS

PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes COOKING TIME: 30 minutes MAKES: 4 INGREDIENTS 500g raw, whole rolled oats; ½ cup roughly chopped blanched almonds; ½ cup roughly chopped pecan nuts; ¼ cup roughly chopped pistachio; ¼ cup crushed hazelnuts; 3 tbsp dried pomegranate seeds; 1 cup desiccated coconut; 2 tbsp raw honey; 2 tbsp coconut oil; ¼…

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HOMEMADE GRANOLA

HOMEMADE GRANOLA

PREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes COOKING TIME: 45 minutes INGREDIENTS For the pastry: 200g cake flour; 100g butter, cold and cubed; ¼ teaspoon salt; 1 egg, beaten; 10ml cold water; extra flour for dusting For the filling: 2 small onions, finely diced; 90ml balsamic vinegar; Olive oil; 250g cherry tomatoes, washed; 1 clove garlic, chopped; 1…

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RA’ISA’S LITTLE “ASSISTENT”

RA’ISA’S LITTLE “ASSISTENT”

In December 2013 we met avid baker, and then bride-to-be Ra’isa. With a little help from Culinary (click here for the full story), Ra’isa was able to bake her own dream wedding cake using her Assistent Original. We caught up with Ra’isa to see how she is enjoying her beautiful Assistent Original. So, how did…

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LAMB TAGINE WITH DRIED PRUNES AND ALMONDS

Spend some quality time with Dad this Father’s Day and prepare him this delicious tagine recipe – if he’s into cooking, why not prepare it together? It’s bursting with flavour, and utterly delicious. A guaranteed success! COOKING TIME: 45 minutes SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS METHOD 1. Fry the pieces of lamb in the oil and butter in…

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GOAT MILK RICOTTA CHEESECAKE

GOAT MILK RICOTTA CHEESECAKE

PREPARATION TIME: 45-60 minutes MAKES: 12 INGREDIENTS For the base: 1 1/3 cups cake flour; 1/3 cup sugar; 125g butter; 1 egg For the filling: 8 eggs; 1 1/3 cups sugar; 1kg brocciu or goat’s milk ricotta; 2 tbsp. lemon zest; 1 tsp. vanilla extract; 1 tsp. kosher salt; Butter, for greasing pan *berries of your…

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APPLE TARTE TATIN

APPLE TARTE TATIN

PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes COOKING TIME: 45 minutes SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 6-8 apples (depending on size); 250 g puff pastry (ready-made); 200 g caster sugar; 80 g  butter CLICK HERE for the Crème Brûlée recipe

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PESTO GENOVESE

PESTO GENOVESE

INGREDIENTS makes 1lt of pesto METHOD   (images and recipe courtesy of Culinary Table Restaurant and Deli) Tips: Freeze pine nuts raw to keep fresh and toast as needed. Do not keep at room temperature as the oil inside the nut will go rancid, affecting the taste. To keep your pesto fresh for longer periods…

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RA’ISA’S CUPCAKE RECIPE

RA’ISA’S CUPCAKE RECIPE

BAKING TIME: 15 minutes SERVES: 36-40 cupcakes INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cup of Castor Sugar 125 gr Butter/Margarine 4 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Essence or Lemon Essence 3 cups of Self-rising Flour 2 tsp Baking Powder ¼ cup Milk   Method: 1.       Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 2.       Add the eggs in one at…

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GRANDMA’S LITTLE “ASSISTENT”

GRANDMA’S LITTLE “ASSISTENT”

Ankarsrum, Sweden. Probably a place you’ve never heard of, but it’s here that a machine has been produced for the last 70 years that has changed and influenced household kitchens all over the world. In 1940, the Swedish manufacturer Electrolux launched the Assistent in response to the need of many Swedish households to start baking,…

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