I’d never seen a recipe for meatballs battered and fried until I found this one. It’s quite normal to batter and fry pork pieces for sweet and sour pork, but meatballs? I imagine they’d be quite good, but hardly for the diet conscious.
This recipe comes from the back of a pack of Puff Pastry sheets. Of course you can make your own pastry, but really who has time for that, especially when the bought product is so good. Which leaves the biggest job to be the peeling, coring and slicing of the apples. Definitely worth the effort if you end up with a great pie like the one in the picture.
With fried noodles, sunflower seeds and almonds, this is another crunchy salad. When you add in the Chinese cabbage/Wombok and the soy sauce dressing you get a lovely Asian flavour.
By this time of the summer you’ve probably had a lot of bbq and salad meals and are just a bit sick of them. Maybe this crunchy coleslaw with apple, raisins and peanuts will help jazz up the salads at least.
Pasta salad with some tasty leftover Christmas ham sounds like a great idea to me. Just the thing for a lazy summer day.
It’s never any problem in our household to use up the yummy Christmas ham, but leftover turkey can be a bit dry and doesn’t seem to go as quickly. Adding it or ham to this hot potato salad could be a tasty way to enjoy it.
Last week I made three different sweet treats – rum balls, chocolate fruit balls and white chocolate, lemon and almond balls – for our family Christmas get together. I’ve been making them for years and they’ve become somewhat of a family tradition. I’m thinking that maybe next year I’ll try these chocolate coconut drops as well and see what the family thinks of them.
I’ve been searching through the recipes this year looking for an interesting alternative to a plum pudding for Christmas Day. I’ve discovered that there’s lots and lots of alternatives including this Toasted Nut Cassata, which has fruits, nuts and brandy – all the good ingredients of a Christmas pudding. Haven’t decided yet if I’ll go with it, but it’s definitely a contender.
Yes, this is a lemon tart, but it’s a lemon tart with a difference. The difference being the custard and coconut topping. It’s easy enough to make as per the recipe, but if you want to make it even easier you can use lemon curd from a jar and cut out one of the steps. As the recipe says, enjoy!
I often make chocolate mousse using Toblerone chocolate, so I really like the idea of using a block of rum and raisin chocolate to make this recipe. Unlike the Toblerone version this one has a little melted butter in it, but otherwise it’s pretty much the same and as long as you check the chocolate, it’s gluten free.