600g beef mince 1 onion or 1/2 cup dried onion 1 dessert spoon tomato sauce 1 dessert spoon barbeque sauce 3/4 cup rolled oats 1 egg Cook the onion or use dried onion combine all the ingredients in a bowl mix well Grease and line a baking tray or dish with baking paper use a […]

Beef Stroganoff

600g beef topside or rump (150g per person) (rump is more tender) 1 onion 300g button mushrooms 60g butter 2 cloves of garlic 300ml cream 1 tablespoon tomato paste a good handful of fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon vegemite salt and pepper 1/4 cup flour 400g pasta spirals (100g dried pasta per person) Slice the onion […]

Banana Cake

125g butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 3-5 ripe bananas 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 teaspoon bicarb soda 1 tablespoon milk 1.5 cups self raising flour Cream the butter and caster sugar, Add the 2 eggs Mash the bananas, then add them to the mix Stir in the vanilla, bicarb soda and milk Line […]

Microwave Risotto

1 onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 rashers bacon (can be left out) 1 cup arborio rice 2 cups chicken stock 1 carrot diced 1/2 zucchini diced 3 mushrooms chopped 1/2 cup corn kernels 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese Dice all the ingredients to the same size. Put onion and […]

Play dough

For each different colour you make, use this quantity of ingredients. 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup salt 2 tablespoons cream of tartar 1 tablespoon cooking oil food colouring 1 cup water Mix a drop of food colouring into one cup of water & set aside Put the flour, salt and cream of tartar into […]

Marshmallow Apricot Slice Recipe

90g butter 1/4 cup raw sugar 1 cup wholemeal plain flour 125g dried apricots 1/2 cup water 1 cup sugar 3/4 water 1 sachet gelatine (1 dessert spoon) Base Line a 18cm x 28cm tray with greaseproof paper Cream butter and sugar Add flour and mix well Press the mix evenly into the tray Bake […]

Tomato Sauce

2kg tomatoes, peeled & chopped 375g cooking apples, peeled & chopped 1 cup malt vinegar 1.5 cups sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon salt Pinch cayenne pepper Place all the ingredients in a heavy saucepan Bring to the boil, stirring to dissolve sugar Cover and simmer for 80 minutes In […]