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Almond Milk

Published in FoodonTap Team

Ingredients 2 cups raw almonds 4 cups water half a vanilla bean scraped pinch of cinnamon Method Soak almonds in water overnight. Place almonds together with the water in a blender and blend into pulp until smooth and creamy. Place in muslin or...
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Passionfruit ice cream

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This base for ice cream is so easy and contains no nasty chemicals or anti freezing agents.  Just pure wholesome ingredients, like grandma used to use.  You can add other flavours to it but in summer when the passionfruit is available, I suggest...

Preserved Lemons

Published in Dirty Girl Kitchen

When lemons are in abundance, don't let them just rot on the tree.  Preserve them for future use or for gifts. Ingredients 10 lemons 1 cup sea salt 10-20 fresh bay leaves 4 teaspoons of fennel seeds 4-6 cinnamon sticks Method Cut lemons into...

Christmas Reindeer Noses (gift)

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Do you know all of Santa's Reindeer? Well there's Dancer, Prancer, Dasher, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and, of course, Rudolph. A cute little idea as presents for the littlies is a bag of Reindeer Noses.  Just grab some cellophane, 8...
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Why good knives are important

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Apart from becoming an extension of your hand in the kitchen, a good knife helps make life so much easier.  It is an important tool in the kitchen and should feel comfortable to hold.  The ease of which you can chop becomes a joy and not like you...
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Laksa Spice Mix – by Ian Hemphill

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Laksa is a classic Asian noodle soup that has become one of Australia’s favourite takeout meals. Although this spice blend contains a lot of ingredients, it is well worth the effort. It will add a full, robust flavour to fresh ingredients, far...
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Pickled Cherries

Published in Dirty Girl Kitchen

The perfect accompaniment to a Christmas ham or turkey! Gone will be your cranberry sauce, replaced by these little pockets of joy. They’re also fabulous with a cheese board or on ice cream for a savory twist. Ingredients 1 kg cherries 6 strips...

Pumpkin – the versatile ingredient

Published in Sammy & Bella says...

PUMPKIN WHY WE LOVE IT: Because we also love Halloween! Oct 31st in the northern hemisphere signals the peak of the season, and pumpkins are used to make jack-o-lanterns as well as classic pumpkin pies. Its natural sweetness makes it versatile for...
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Gluten & Dairy free Pancakes

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A friend recently made these for me and I was suitably impressed so she kindly gave the recipe to share.  They are very filling due to the nut meal and have a delicious flavour. Perfect served with Banana, Kiwi and Blueberries for extra...
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Dad’s Breakfast Omelette

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My 12 year old son aches for Saturday mornings and breakfast with Dad.  Now that he has upgraded from the traditional (in our house) pancakes to Dad's omelette, this protein kick keeps him going through the sport filled day of basketball, tennis and...