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Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients 125g butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 egg 1 3/4 cups self raising flour, sifted 1/2 tsp salt 125g chocolate chips Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Grease two baking trays. Cream ...
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Bliss Balls

Recipe by Melanie Eady Ingredients 1/2 cup dried apricots 6 pitted dates 1 cup cashews 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1 tbsp chia seeds (optional) 1 desert spoon flax seed (optional) 1/4 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup ...
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Bouillabaisse

Guy is making this as we speak , Easter Sunday lock down Covid 19 , he made it last year during Easter when we were at our place in Wanaka, I have decided it is going to be an annual …

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Braised Lamb with White Beans

Really cost effective and a wonderful mid week  meal  Recipe by Dish Magazine Ingredients 20 grams dried porcini mushrooms 2 cups boiling water 1kg lamb shoulder chops, cut 2cm thick 1/2 cup plain flour olive oil 2 large onions, sliced ...
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Broad Bean and Feta Dip

If you are like me and grew up loathing broad beans, this Dip will change your view dramatically, Edamame beans can be used as a subsitute. Recipe by Donna Hay. Ingredients 2 Cups of Blanched and  peeled Broad Beans 200 ...
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Butter Chicken ( Last minute )

No more store bought over processed butter chicken sauce !! This is super delicious and easy and fantastic mid week meal actually any day of the week ! Annabel says you can make the sauce in advance for several days …

Caesar Salad Dressing, 2 Ways

Recipe's by Melanie Eady and Ripe Ingredients My healthy & easy version 1 cup natural low fat greek yoghurt juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 big garlic clove 3 anchovy fillets 1/2 cup grated parmesan salt and pepper to ...
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Cafe de Paris Butter

I have made this so many times and it is utterly addictive, One batch makes a lot I roll mine up into 2 logs and freeze one, Amazing on eye fillet or a rib roast any beef and great with ...
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Caramelised Coconut Cashews

Seriously addictive! Recipe by Ripe Ingredients 1 cup whole cashew nuts 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/4 maple syrup Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Grease and line a baking tray with baking paper. In a small bowl, place all the ...
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Caramello Balls

When our boys were at Primary school the Parents and Friends Committee published a Cook Book as a fundraiser and this little  gem of a recipe was in it , kids and adults go bonkers over it and they freeze ...