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Tag: The Lyons Share

October 11, 2010

I know it’s way too soon to be thinking about Christmas (I don’t care if some shops have started stocking Santas, it’s too early I tell you!), but seeing as Salient doesn’t have a Christmas special, I figured now was as good a time as ever to share my recipe for Christmas mincemeat (the fruity […]

October 4, 2010

This super-easy coleslaw is great for summer barbecues. Ingredients 1/2 cabbage 3-4 spring onions Noodles from two-minute packet (chicken flavour) Variety of nuts and seeds (almonds, peanuts, sesame, sunflower, etc) Dressing Chicken noodle sachet 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 3 teaspoons white vinegar 1/2 cup oil Method Roast the nuts and seeds in a […]

September 27, 2010

A really easy, filling dinner. Goes great with mashed potatoes. Ingredients: 1 pound topside mince 1/2 cup uncooked rice 1 onion 1 egg One tin tomato soup Method: Mix mince, rice, onion, and egg together. Add salt and pepper if you like. Form into balls. Place in a casserole dish and cover with soup mixed […]

September 20, 2010

An easy vegetarian dish. It also makes good leftover lunch. This recipe makes two ‘rolls’. Ingredients One medium broccoli head, chopped. 3 tablespoons butter. 2 beaten eggs. 1 cup chopped onion. 2 cups breadcrumbs. 2 cups grated cheese. Juice from one lemon. Method Sauté onion in butter. When transparent, add broccoli. Sauté until broccoli is […]

September 13, 2010

Stuffed mushrooms are very easy, but they look fancy, so they’re great if you have a formal dinner or something. This is another recipe where it’s easy to substitute ingredients and accommodate food intolerances. Ingredients 2 slices wholemeal bread 1 clove garlic, peeled 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon basil pesto 1 tablespoon grated parmesan […]

September 6, 2010

Snacks can be tricky. We all know we shouldn’t be stocking up on chippies and chocolate cookies, yet when we’re hungry and lunch is several hours away, few things seem more appealing than a Triple Chocolate Cookie Time. This week I’ve listed a whole lot of ideas to keep your lunchbox full and healthy: Fruit […]

August 16, 2010

Everybody should know how to make a good brownie, and banana cake is the best way to use up old bananas. They’re both very easy recipes. Banana Cake Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 3 bananas 1 1/ 2 cups flour 1 1/ 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 […]

August 9, 2010

I was taught how to make sushi from a Japanese home-stay we had at my house a few years ago, so you know this recipe is legit. The great thing about sushi is that you can customise it to include only what you love. Vegetarian? Hate capsicum? Have a lot of tinned tuna you don’t […]

August 2, 2010

Fish pie is an easy recipe, and if made with salmon, it is an easy way to get more omega-3 oils into your diet. It’s also a good way to use up canned fish you have lying around in your cupboard. While it’s usually made with unflavoured fish, using cans of flavoured fish could add […]

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