• Courgette and Feta Cheese Latkes

    March 5, 2011thecoffeebreak

      We had latkes for our lunch today. Easy, quick and delicious.  We had them with baby spinach, tomato and cucumber salad, drizzled with olive oil and lime juice.  A. just loves her veggies and honestly I feel relieved about that. I feared she would be fussy eater but thankfully she’s not. I would like…

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  • The Daring Cooks November Challenge – Soufflé

    November 14, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Dave and Linda from Monkeyshines in the Kitchen chose Soufflés as our November 2010 Daring Cooks’ Challenge! Dave and Linda provided two of their own delicious recipes plus a sinfully decadent chocolate soufflé recipe adapted from Gordon Ramsay’s recipe found at the BBC Good Food website.   Prep time : 35 min Cooking time :…

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  • Farmer’s Cheese

    August 3, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Makes approximately 250 gram) Ingredients: 1 l whole milk 4-5 tablespoons of natural live yogurt Method: Pour milk into a saucepan; heat it up to almost to a boil, but be careful not actually boil it. Transfer to a jar then stir in natural yogurt, loosely cover with lid or clean kitchen towel and leave…

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  • Chicken and Cheese Pasta Bake

    July 2, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Serves 4) Ingredients: 600-800 gram of cooked chicken, chopped 350 gram dried pasta 1 large onion, chopped 1-2 garlic cloves, minced 4 tablespoons of chopped basil 2 tablespoons of oil 400 gram jar of chopped tomatoes 50 gram of grated cheese Salt, pepper to taste Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. In a large…

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  • Cheesy Bites

    June 15, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Makes approx 15-20) Ingredients: 140 gram all purpose flour 90 gram butter or margarine 60 ml cold water 60 gram of grated cheese Pinch of salt Method: In a large bowl sift flour and salt; add butter or margarine. Use your fingertips to rub butter into the flour until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Use cold…

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  • Southern Biscuits with Cheddar Cheese

    May 9, 2010thecoffeebreak

    These are tasty and easy to make Southern biscuits. Very tender and moist- melts in your mouth and leaving you wanting more. (Makes about 8 biscuits) Ingredients: 250 gram flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 4 tablespoons of vegetable shortening, chilled and cut into cubes 2-3 tablespoons of butter,…

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