Gravy Steaks

These pressure cooker steaks are melt in your mouth amazing!30 minutes in the pressure cooker is all is takes! INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup flour1 1/2 cup beef stock2 tablespoons butter2 whole brown onions, thinly sliced2 tablespoons tomato paste2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce3 pieces steak, (chuck is the preferred cut)Cornfloursalt and pepper METHOD 1. Pat dry steaks and…

Chicken rice

I’ve always stuggled cooking with chicken mince, I always end up reverting to an Asian influence. This is a quick weeknight throw together!  INGREDIENTS 550g chicken mince 3 tablespoons lime or lemon juice 2 tablespoons sriracha sauce 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 red onion, finely diced 1 brown onion, finely diced 1 teaspoon garlic, minced…

Shepherd’s Pie

This shepherds pie is a classic winter meal and is a family favourite! Hope you enjoy my twist on it! INGREDIENTS 6 large potatoes, diced and boiled2 tablespoons French onion dip500g lamb mince1 cup frozen vegetables, defrosted and roughly pureed1 cup beef stock1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon sriracha sauce1 tablespoon oil1 tablespoon tomato paste1 brown…

Smokey bacon and Lentil Soup

Happy Monday everyone! This cold weather is bringing out INGREGDIENTS 5 potatoes, diced 2 1/2 cups water 2 cups, lentil soup mix 2 onions, diced 1lt beef stock 1 cup, diced Smokey bacon Salt METHOD 1. Cook bacon for 3 minutes at high heat or until crispy. 2. Add all ingredients into slow cooker. 3….

Double Choc Brownies

You need to make these brownies! All the chocolate goodness!!! INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla essence 125g butter 1 cup raw sugar 1 cup roughly chopped chocolate or large chocolate chips 1/2 cup plain flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder salt METHOD 1. Preheat the oven…

Spicy Fish Curry

This fish curry is worth making and only takes 10 minues prep work and the pressure cooker/ slow cooker does the rest! The spice level is moderate on this dish though, i had to have milk to eat it, but others were fine! INGREDIENTS 4-5 pieces frozen basa fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces 4 potatoes,…

Apricot Oat Muffins

I was originally making apricot muffins, but then I saw the oats in the pantry looking neglected (as they are!) so I included them in, I think they taste great together, so hope you agree!

Chocolate choc chip minis

Mini chocolate bites! Perfect for when you don’t want the whole muffin of piece of cake. These can be iced also for kids parties! INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups self raising flour1/2 caster sugar3 heaped tablespoons cocoa powder1 cup choc chips1 teaspoon baking soda1 egg, beaten1 cup milk1/2 cup oil1 teaspoon vanilla essence METHOD 1. Preheat…

Tomato tortolini soup

Another winter warmer meal for you! Pasta and soup togetherINGREDIENTS 1 can diced tomatoes1 brown onion, diced1 litre water1 heaped tablespoon chicken stock1 tablespoon tomato paste1 packet feta and vegetable tortellini1/2 feta block, crumbled4 rashers bacon, dicedoil METHOD 1. Place water, diced tomatoes, onion and chicken stock in pot. Bring to the boil and then…

Cheese and ham bites

These muffins are the perfect morning tea addition, with a hint of heat! INGREDIENTS 2 eggs1 1/2 cups grated tasty cheese1 1/4 cups self raising flour1 packet champagne ham, finely sliced1/2 cup milksalt and pepper METHOD 1. Preheat oven and line mini muffin tin with patty cases. spray with oil.2. Sift flour into mixing bowl. Add…