Recipes

Egg Nog

1 Bottle of Brandy 15 egg yolks 1 lb caster sugar 4 pts milk 1.5 pts cream 2 tsp vanilla nutmeg

  1. Whip egg yolks until a pale creamy yellow
  2. Add sugar very slowly, whipping constantly
  3. Add brandy in a very thin stream, whipping constantly
  4. Then milk, same way
  5. Then cream, same way

Waffles

8oz plain flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons sugar 3 large eggs seperated 12 fl oz milk 2.5 oz butter

Mix together milk, butter and egg yolks and then add flour, baking powder and sugar. Beat egg whites seperately until stiff and then fold in.

Lentil Soup

  • 500g green lentils
  • Carrots
  • Onions
  • Celery
  • Garlic

Banana Cake

  • 125g butter
  • 175g sugar (brown soft muscovado)
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 bananas
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp boiling milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 225g brown plain flour
  1. Mix butter + sugar
    • eggs and bananas
  2. boil milk and dissolve soda
    • to mix
    • flour + baking powder
  3. Bake @ 160c

Icing: 150g Cream Cheese, 150g Butter + Lemon/Orange Rind/Juice

French Toast

  • Ratio: 1 egg + 1/6-1/3 cup milk + 1/2 tsp cinnamon (+ optional orange zest) per 2-3 slices bread

Choc Chip Cookies

Carrot Salad

Believe this came via Madhur Jaffrey

Serves 12

Ingredients

  • 5 tblsps (large) of sultanas
  • 15 medium sized carrots
  • 3 tblsps chopped parsley
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 6 tblsp of veg oil
  • 2 tblsp mustard seed
  • 3 tblsp sesame seed
  • 2 tblsp lemon juice
  • ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Soak sultanas for 2 hours in v. hot water then drain thoroughly (squeeze)
  • Grate carrots into bowl w/ sultanas, parsley, salt
  • Heat oil in a small frying pan over medium/high (with lid)
    • Put in mustard seeds
    • When these start to pop put in sesame seeds (off heat) until sesame seeds start to brown
  • Pour over carrots and mix + add lemon juice and black pepper

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