Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Drink- Lemon and Mint Iced Tea

                     10 black tea bags
                     1 lemon sliced
                     8 sprigs of mint
                     110g caster sugar
                     1 cup boiling water
                     17 icecubes
                     1 1/2 cups of cold water
                     ice to serve

1. Put sugar and teabags in a bowl and add hot water stir then sit for 7 min
2. Layer ice, lemon slices and mint in your serving jug
3. Add cold water
4. Remove teabags from the bowl, be sure to strain out the liquid  into the bowl
5. Poor tea into the jug, stir and serve with ice

Dinner- Steak and mushroom

                         250g scotch fillet steak
                         3 swiss brown mushrooms sliced
                         3  mushrooms sliced
                         handful shitake mushrooms
                         4 teaspn butter
                         salt and pepper taste
                         horseradish to serve
1.Season the meat with salt and pepper
2.Place the butter in a frying pan and melt on a high temp
3.When the butter has started to brown add the steak
4.Place the mushrooms around the steak
5.Season the steak and stir the mushrooms

6.Turn the steak over
7.When the steak is cooked to you liking take off the heat and rest for 3 min
8.Serve with horseradish

Breakfast- blueberry and strawberry pancakes

                   3 sliced strawberries                        
                   8 blueberries
                   3/4 cup plain flour                            
                   3 teaspn baking powder
                   1 TBLspn caster sugar                      
                   120ml milk
                   1 teaspn vanilla essence                   
                   1 egg
                   1  TBLspn butter to cook                  
                   Maple syrup

1. place all dry ingredients with vanilla and egg in a bowl

2. start whisking and slowly add milk till the batter forms

3. put half of the butter in frying pan and melt

4. using a icecream scoop to put batter into the frying pan make 2 pancakes

5. arrange blueberries and strawberries on the pancakes

6. when bubbles come to the surface of the pancake flip over

7. when cooked serve with maple syrup

Monday, 17 October 2011

Snack - Devil Eggs

Ingredients                      4  eggs
                                        2 Tblspn mayo
                                        3 teaspn curry powder
                                        salt and pepper to taste

1.  3/4 fill a saucepan with hot water then bring to the boil
2. Lower the 4 raw eggs into the boiling water and cook for 11 min
3. Strain eggs then run under cold water when cool enough to hold peel eggs ( you must do this quickly to stop eggshell sticking to the egg
4. Cut egg length ways in half
5. Scoop out egg yolks into a bowl
6. Mix mayo and curry powder and egg yolks together add pinch of salt and pepper
7. Scoop mix back into eggs and serve on a bed of greens (mescline) and cherry tomatoes