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Rice Risotto

Posted on 22 March, 2018 at 17:55

Cook Time - 20mins Servings: 10

If you want to make a smaller portion then you can use 2 cups of rice and around 5-6 cups of stock to make 4 servings.



1kg short grain rice

1 large onion - finely diced

1 cup grated cheese

Vegetable stock

Garlic - diced finely

Oil

Butter

Salt and pepper

Your choice of vegetables


1. In a pan on a medium heat put some...

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Smoked Fish Pie

Posted on 13 March, 2018 at 15:35

Preperation Time - 20 mins Cook Time - 15 mins


3 eggs

450g tin smoked fish

4 Large potatoes - boiled and mashed with a little milk

2 TBSP flour

2 TSP mustard powder

500ml milk

Salt and pepper

Parsely (optional)



  1. Boil eggs in water for 6-7mins until hard boiled. Cool under cold running water then shell and slice.
  2. Place eggs and smoked fish in a shallow cas...
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Cheesy Ham and Corn Quiche

Posted on 12 March, 2018 at 16:30
Cook Time - 35-40mins


120g shaved ham
1 onion - diced
1 tin whole kernel corn
1 cup grated cheese
1 cup flour
1 TSP baking powder
125ml oil
5 eggs - lightly beaten

  1. Combine all items.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour into a well greased dish.
  4. Bake at 180C for 35-40 mins

Tuna Kedgeree

Posted on 12 March, 2018 at 16:25

1 cup rice - cooked
1 onion - chopped finely
1 stick celery - chopped finely
1 tin tuna
Butter - for frying
1 TBSP prsely - chopped (optional)

  1. Fry onion and celery in butter until transparent.
  2. Add tuna and rice.
  3. Heat through.
  4. Add parsely before serving.



Tasty Sausage Casserole

Posted on 12 March, 2018 at 16:20
Cook Time - 30-40 mins

6-8 sausages
1-2 apples - sliced
1 TBSP brown sugar

  1. Simmer sausages in water for 10 mins.
  2. Take out and put in an ovenproof dish.
  3. layer sliced apples over the sausage.
  4. Sprinkle over brown sugar.
2 onions - chopped
1 TBSP oil
2 TBSP flour
1 TSP powdered mustard
2 TSP beef stock or 1 cube
2 cups warm water...
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Macaroni Cheese

Posted on 12 March, 2018 at 16:10

1-2 rashers bacon
1 1/2 cup grated cheese
1 1/2 cup macaroni - cooked
1 cup milk
1/2 chopped onion
2 TBSP flour
1 1/2 TBSP butter or margarine
2-3 slices crumbled bread

  1. Saute chopped bacon and onion in margarine/butter.
  2. Add flour.
  3. Remove from heat ans add a little milk, mixing it in.
  4. Add the rest of the milk.
  5. Return to heat and stir until th...
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Rice Bubble Bars

Posted on 12 March, 2018 at 16:00

4 cups rice bubbles
2 TSP honey
110g butter
1/2 cup sugar

  1. Boil butter, sugar and honey for 4 minutes.
  2. Add rice bubbles. Mix well.
  3. Press into a lined flat tray.
  4. Leave to set. Cut into squares.
Note: It can be hard to cut so you could put it into cupcake cases instead.

Pumpkin Soup

Posted on 12 March, 2018 at 15:50

1/2 a pumpkin - peeled and chopped
1 onion - chopped
2 chicken stock cubes
2 potatoes - peeled and chopped
Milk or cream - to thin soup
Cheese - grated (optional)

  1. In a saucepan cover potatoes and pumpkin with water.
  2. Add stock cubes and onion.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer until tender.
  4. Drain off 1/2 the water.
  5. Mash or puree until smooth.
  6. Add grated chees...
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Simple Cottage Pie

Posted on 12 March, 2018 at 15:45

500g mince
1 onion - peeled and diced
1 Beef stock cube
2 cups hot water
1 TBSP cornflour mixed with 1 TBSP cold water into a paste
4 large potatoes - boiled and mashed with a little milk
1 cup frozen peas (optional)

  1. Fry mince and onions in a pan until mince is no longer pink.
  2. Mix stock cube with hot water and add to mince.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 mins.
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