Choc-Candy Cane Cookies

By Tara I don’t want to lose this recipe – am planning on baking a few Christmas treats and of course, ran straight to Donna Hay for potential recipes. Here’s this one. Ingredients:  110g butter, softened and chopped  1 cup (175g) brown sugar  1 egg  1 teaspoon vanilla extract  1 cup (150g) plain (all-purpose) flour,…

Chicken Fricassee

By Dianne Serves 4-6 Preparation time: approx. 2 hours Ingredients Size 15 chicken 2 medium onions chopped finely 2 carrots sliced finely 250g mushrooms sliced Water to cover chicken 1 bouquet garni Salt & pepper 2 oz butter 2 oz flour 1 egg yolk 3 tbsp cream Juice of ½ lemon Bacon rolls (optional-for garnish…

Easy Chicken Fricassee

By Dianne Serves 4-6 Preparation time: approx. 1 hour Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 size 15 chicken, cut into 8 pieces 1 can Campbell’s cream of celery soup 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 onion, chopped (about 1…

Chicken Croquettes

Serves approx. 6 Preparation time: approx. 2 hours Ingredients 2-3 cups finely cut or minced cooked chicken 2 cups finely chopped mushrooms (cook in microwave & drain) 1 finely chopped onion (cook in microwave) 2 tsp mixed herbs – or more if desired 1 can evaporated milk 1 ½ cups chicken stock 3 eggs beaten…

Zucchini Slice

By Dianne Ingredients 375g zucchini 1 large onion 3 rashers bacon 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 cup self-raising flour ½ cup oil 5 eggs Salt & pepper Method 1. Grate unpeeled zucchini coarsely, finely chop onion and bacon. 2. Combine zucchini, onion, bacon, cheese, sifted flour, oil and lightly beaten eggs, season with salt…

Pineapple and prawn salad

Ingredients 1/2 bunch mint 1/2 bunch corriander 1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped 400g cooked peeled prawns 100g Fetta Cheese, crumbled 1/2 small red onion, finely sliced 1 Lebanese cucumber Dressing 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tsp sweet chilli sauce Method Pick leaves from herbs, wash, dry in a salad spinner.…

Mango Cream Pastry Stack

Ingredients 1 cup milk 2 egg yolks 1/2 cup caster sugar 25g plain 300ml thickened cream, lightly whipped 2 x 375g frozen puff pastr, thawed 2 mangoes sliced 1 tbsp finely chopped pistachios Method Heat milk on low until just simmering. Using an electic mixer, beat yolks and sugar until pale and thick. Add flour…