Garden Salad

Garden Salad   1/2 head of romaine lettuce 2 cups arugula lettuce 1 medium carrot peeled and shredded 1 large spring onion sliced 1/3 red pepper 1/3 cucumber sliced into quarter pieces   Rinse the romaine lettuce and shred with a knife Add the arugula lettuce Peel the carrot and sliver with the peeler Cut the spring onion into thin …

Choux Pastry

  Set oven to 230C   Choux Pastry: 250ml All purpose flour 250ml water 125g Butter (cut into 1 cm blocks) 2ml salt 5ml Sugar (for sweet pastry) 4 Large eggs ( may need more)   Method:   Sift flour into a mixing bowl. Put water, butter, salt and sugar in to a medium sized saucepan. Bring slowly to a …

Lemon Meringue Pie

  Rich Short-crust Pastry Ingredients: 175ml all purpose flour 175ml self-raising flour 1ml Salt 80g chilled diced butter 75ml Sugar 1 egg 5 ml cold water 5 ml Lemon juice Method: Sift the flours and salt together in a large bowl Add the sugar to the flour Cut the diced butter into the flour using a knife Rub the pieces …

Lemon Curd

   ½ cup Lemon Juice 4 Large Eggs 2 Egg yolks 1 ½ Cups sugar ¾ cup Butter 330g 1 tablespoon lemon zest finely grated 30ml Arrowroot mixed with a little bit of water    Add the lemon juice , sugar & lemon rind to the top of a double boiler Whisk the eggs lightly Add to the double boiler …

Orange Chiffon Cake

Ingredients: 6 large eggs separated plus 1 (30 grams) additional egg white 2 1/4 cups (225 grams) sifted cake flour 1 1/2 cups (300 grams) superfine white (castor) sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (120 ml) vegetable oil or canola oil 3/4 cup (180 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice (2 – 3 large Navel Oranges) 2 …

Strawberry Chiffon Cake

Ingredients: 1 Cup Cake Flour (120g) 1/2 + 2 tablespoons Cup Granulated Sugar Tablespoons (125g) +2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar(25g) 5 ml Baking Powder (5g) 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil (60ml) 4 Egg Yolks Large (72g) 6 Egg Whites Large(180g) ¼ teaspoon Cream of Tartar 1.25ml 1 teaspoon Vanille Extract 5ml 1/3 cup Strawberry Puree 80ml   food colouring …

fresh ginger and molasses bundt cake

Fresh Ginger & Molasses Bundt Cake

1 cup fresh grated ginger 3 cups (420 grams) all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups (300 grams) sugar 2/3 cups unsulfured molasses 2 large eggs, room temperature 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted and cooled a bit 1/3 cup hot water   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 12-cup Bundt pan by spraying …