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Lemon Sponge Cake

Lemon Sponge Cake

Simple? Sure, but also just … heavenly! Deliciously moist, light and tasty. A quick and easy, but super awesome cake.   Ingredients 3/4 cup Castor Sugar 125g Soft Butter 1 1/2 cups Flour 1 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda Lemon Zest from 1 Lemon 1 tsp Vanilla Essence 3 Eggs Method Beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy Add flower, baking powder and baking soda and mix through. Add Lemon Zest, Vanilla Essence and 3 Eggs and

Haloumi Salad with Fennel, Fresh Peas and Roasted Seeds

Haloumi Salad

Fresh and cool, this is a lovely mid-week dinner for a hot summer’s day! Ingredients Fresh baby spinach (I used baby leaf lettuce too) Carrot, thin strips made with veggie peeler Fennel bulb, thin strips made with veggie peeler Fresh green peas, shelled Few tablespoons of seeds (pumpkin + sunflower) Method Toast seeds in a dry hot pan until sizzling and just turning golden. Remove from heat and cool. Heat a frying pan till very hot and add strips of

Quick and flavourful Chili Con Carne Meatballs with Lemony Bulgur Wheat

Chili Con Carne Meatballs in a rich smoky tomato sauce with Lemony Bulgur wheat

Fantastically delicious and easy and quick. Another score from Jamie Oliver’s show 15 minute meals. (http://jamieoliver.com)   Ingredients For bulgur wheat: 1 cup bulgur wheat 1 preserved lemon 1 cinnamon stick   For meatballs: 400 grams ground beef 3 grilled red peppers jarred 4 spring onions 1 tsp smoked paprika 700 grams tomato passata 1 bunch coriander fresh 1 tin (400g) red kidney beans 1 pinch cumin seeds 4 tbsp natural yoghurt 1 lime  salt and pepper  olive oil several grilled chillies for hotness Method Put 1 mug of bulgur wheat, 2 mugs of boiling water, the

Tagliatelle with Garlic, Lemon, Breadcrumbs, Herbs & Parmesan

A combination of a few similar recipes, I love the simplicity of preparing this meal, and the big punch of flavour it delivers! Perfect for Meat Free Mondays! Ingredients For the pasta 300g flour 3 eggs For the sauce good glug of olive oil tablespoon butter 4 cloves of garlic, crushed zest of 2 lemons, reserve lemons for garnish juice of 1 lemon 100g parmesan 1/2 cup toasted breadcrumbs Method  Mix the flour and egg in the bowl of your

Simple Sunday Roast Chicken

Roast chicken with potatoes

A delicious, yet simple roast chicken – perfect for a big Sunday meal. Ingredients Whole chicken Few tablespoons Olive oil Lemon peels, freshly peeled, reserve juice Lemon (whole) Garlic, whole head Rosemary, a few sprigs – dipped in boiling water just before use Sea Salt Pepper Method Preheat the oven to 200C, with a roasting pan. Add the lemon peels, whole head of garlic (don’t bother peeling it) and sprigs of rosemary to a mortar and pestle and work it