Kiwifruit Kasaundi

June 1, 2017
A yummy Indian-style chutney.100g peeled root ginger, chopped10 cloves garlic, chopped1 1/4 cups cider vinegar1/2 cup canola oil1 onion, diced1 tablespoon each: ground turmeric, chilli powder2 tablespoons each: ground cumin, mustard seeds1 teaspoon salt1kg green kiwifruit, p...
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Diabetic Muesli

March 7, 2017
There are few commercial mueslis suitable for diabetics on the supermarket shelves. Check you keep to the recommended serving size.4 cups rolled oats1/2 cup each: desiccated coconut, sultanas, craisins1 cup flaked almonds2 cups each: rye wholegrain flakes, bran flakes1 1/2 c...
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Mint Jelly

February 8, 2017
This is a microwave recipe although you can also cook it conventionally in a saucepan. Make a jelly bag from a large piece of double muslin. Attach each corner with string or rubber bands to the legs of a small, upside-down stool to make a 'bag'. Place a bowl underneath to c...
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Superb Deli Topping

February 2, 2017
This topping complements numerous vegetables especially asparagus, courgettes, broccoli, beans, cabbage and Brussels sprouts.2 tablespoons olive oil4 sundried tomatoes, drained, patted dry and chopped4 each: pitted black and green olives, halved1 char-grilled red pepper, dra...
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Spicy Apricot Chutney

February 1, 2017
2 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds1 teaspoon each: whole coriander seeds, cumin seeds8 black peppercorns2 teaspoons chilli flakes1 star anise2 red onions, quartered2 Granny Smith apples, quartered, cored and peeled5cm piece root ginger, peeled and finely grated1 cup cabernet s...
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Oven-dried Tomatoes

January 4, 2017
Similar to sundried tomatoes, these delicious treats are excellent served on a cheeseboard, tossed with hot pasta, combined in savoury muffins or eaten 'as is' as a snack. The recipe may be doubled. Pat the tomatoes dry before use and reserve the olive oil for cooking.7...
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Indian Strawberry Chutney

November 3, 2016
To prepare panch phoron, combine 1 teaspoon each of fennel seeds, black mustard seeds, nigella seeds, fenugreek and cumin seeds. Lightly roast in a small frying pan for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Set aside.1kg strawberries1 tablespoon grated root ginger1 cup white sugar1 ...
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Tomato & Pineapple Relish

January 27, 2016
1.5kg plum tomatoes, peeled and chopped1 cup white sugar1 1/4 cups cider vinegar1 teaspoon chilli paste1/2 teaspoon ground cloves440g can crushed pineapple1/8 teaspoon black pepper1 medium sized onion, dicedCombine all the ingredients in a large saucepan.Bring to the boil th...
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