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Prawn Stir fry with Soba Noodles

  Ingredients • 6 green prawns• 2 tbls olive oil• Salt• 4 garlic cloves, crushed• 1 pkt soba noodles• 2 tbls olive oil• 1/2 onion, sliced• 1 tsp grated ginger• 2 garlic ...


Ying and Yang pavers

  What you will need: Builder’s line / twine Polystyrene board / sheet Builder’s nail Pencil Jigsaw Bucket (to measure) Steel trowel Rubber mallet Builder’s float Stanley knife Level board X 1 bucket cement X 2 buckets of sand X 2 buckets stone (13mm)     Method 1. Find ...

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Summer Tomato Pasta

Serves 2. Ingredients 200g spaghetti 300g cherry tomatoes 2 zucchini (courgette), sliced with a vegetable peeler 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed ⅓ cup basil leaves ⅓ cup mint leaves sea salt and cracked ...


Rosemary and Chicken Potjie

Rosemary and Chicken Potjie with Dumplings Ingredients: 45ml olive oil 250g cubed rindless bacon 8 X baby onions peeled & halved ½ tspn dry thyme ½ tspn oreganum 5ml dry rosemary 3 bay leaves 2 garlic cloves crushed 6 X ...


Spanish Style Chicken

Ingredients 12 chicken pieces, thighs and drumsticks Seasoned Salt Flour, to dust chicken Sunflower oil, to seal chicken pieces 50ml sunflower oil 1 cinnamon stick 1 bay leaf 5ml cumin seeds 2 onions, finely chopped Salt to season 1 large chorizo ...

Chef At Home


Yield:  8 servings Ingredients 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup yellow mustard 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 head cabbage, cored and sliced thinly 1 red pepper, stems and seeds removed and thinly sliced. 1 red onion, peeled and ...

Annabel Langbein

Salsa Verde

Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 8 mins Makes: 2 cups Ingredients 1½ cups (2 handfuls) parsley leaves, de-stemmed 1 handful (about 40) chives, chopped 1 cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup capers 3 cloves garlic 4 tbsp ...


Green Frittata with Asparagus and Spinach

Serves 4 Ingredients 12 asparagus spears, ends trimmed and half of them cut into 1” diagonal pieces 150g (5 oz) baby spinach leaves 1 small leek, thinly sliced and rinsed well 3 tbsp chopped chives 2 ...