Dried fruit provides rich, concentrated cherry flavor, a contrast to the tart frozen cherries. The white, creamy chocolate topping drizzles the pies with sweetness. Recipe is from Cooking Light. Prep time does not inlude chilling and freezing times.
This is quick and easy and makes a great weeknight meal when you may be short on time. I especially like to make this during the summer when the vegetables are so fresh and really add a lot of flavor to the dish. I got this from a locally produced cookbook. I hope you like it as much as my family does!
This is appetizer/snack is very popular in Australia. It was introduced there by English settlers. I know you will be tempted to jazz these up with herbs or onion, well go right ahead! Sometimes simple is better, though. The original recipe calls for shortcrust pastry, but I use frozen puff pastry for ease.
Instruction for preparing an assortment of kebabs, both meat and vegetable. Lemon Marinade (Recipe #374081) is prepared for chicken, pork, and seafood. Balsamic Marinade (Recipe #374082) is prepared for beef, lamb, and vegetables. Marinating times will vary. All can be prepared (skewered) the day before. Makes 4 servings of EACH.
An easy, creamy soup with just a hint of curry flavor. This recipe uses sweet potato because it is available in the US. In New Zealand they use kumara which is related to the sweet potato. It is a purplish root vegetable that, when peeled and cooked, is a yellow green color and is an important part of the Maori (native New Zealanders') diet.
This is sort of an European version of the spicy oil, read: Not as Hot! It will still give a kick to whatever you put it on. It's good for drizzling on pizza, over vegetables, grilled meats or fish, or even drizzled on fresh bread. Sometimes it is made with the very hot bird chilies or Thai chilies. This version uses dried so that it lasts for months.
An easy candy recipe from New Zealand. You don't need a candy thermometer for this one. Just make sure you have the ingredients nearby so that making this chocolate candy is a snap. You Confectioner, You.
You can use either bay scallops or sea scallops for this recipe. They are served in a rich and creamy garlic sauce. Serve over rice pilaf. This recipe comes from Western Fisheries in Western Australia.