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Crunchy, Tender Chicken Schnitzel

Crunchy, Tender Chicken Schnitzel *Chicken Thigh Fillets x 5 *Sour Cream x 3 tablespoons *Liquid Chicken Stock Concentrate x 1 tablespoon (I buy this in a small pouch, Massel Brand) *Panko Bread Crumbs x 3 cups *Eggs x 3 (beaten with a splash of milk for coating chicken) *Plain flour…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Chicken Congee

CHICKEN CONGEE Serves 4 *Chicken Maryland x 1 (thigh and drumstick together on the bone- or two drumsticks) *Chicken thigh fillets x 2 *Jasmine Rice x 1 cup (washed/rinsed and drained) *Fresh ginger x 2 chunks, peeled and bruised (the size of half your thumb approximately) * Chicken stock x…...

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Maria’s Receipe: Sticky Chinese Chicken

Serves 4 -Chicken thigh fillets x 600grams, chopped into small pieces -Cornflour x 2 tablespoo’s -White pepper ~ a couple of shakes/grindings -Salt ~ couple of pinches -Rice wine vinegar x 1/4 cup to coat chicken -More rice wine vinegar x 1/4 cup for the sauce -Oil x 2 tablespoons (something with a high…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Lemon Creme Blueberry Tartlets

Lemon Creme Blueberry Tartlets -1 jar of lemon curd (I have great results with Yackandandah brand – good for several batches of tarts)! -1 tub of cream cheese, I get best results with Philadelphia, 60% reduced fat (again, you won’t use the whole tub, not even with 24 mini-tartlets) -1…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Apple Pie

Apple Pie PASTRY *Self-raising flour x 1/2 cup *Plain flour x 1 and 3/4 cups *Pinch of salt *Chilled water x 1 tablespoon *Eggs x 2 *Butter, unsalted x 160grams, chilled (cut into small cubes) *Caster sugar x 1/3 cup *Milk x 1 tablespoon *Sugar to sprinkle on top (eg.…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Vegan Chocolate Mousse *Coconut Cream x 4ooml *Rice Malt Syrup x 1/2 cup *Raw Cacao Powder x 1/4 cup *Chia seeds x 1/4 cup ————————————— -Mix all ingredients together well in a bowl and put mixture in either small jars or glasses. Makes about 3 cup servings. The chia seeds…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Mushroom & Cannelini Bean Mash

Mushroom and Cannellini Bean Mash *Mushrooms, about 5  (175 grams), chopped well, aim for ‘fine’ *Cannellini beans x 1 tin (400grams) drained and rinsed *Onion x 1 (small), finely chopped *White wine x 1/2 cup *Water x 1 tablespoon *Garlic, minced x 1 teaspoon *Dried Thyme x 1 pinch *Oil…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Sri Lankan Wedges

Sri Lankan Wedges Serves 2 *Potatoes x 2 large *Beef mince x 300 grams *Brown onion x 1 small *Tomatoes x 2 large, fresh (not tinned tomatoes) *Green chilli x 1 (de-seeded and chopped, or leave in a few seeds if you like spicy heat) *Coconut milk x 1.5 cups…...

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Maria’s Recipe: Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice (Serves 2 to 3) *Cooked Jasmine Rice x 3 cups (made using 1 cup of uncooked rice) *Brown Onion x 1 small *Brown Sugar x 1 tablespoon *Tin of tomatoes approx 400gm *Sage dried (powder) x 1/4 teaspoon or 3 fresh sage leaves chopped *Coarse black pepper (good…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Honey Yoghurt Banana Bread (no eggs, no oil)

Banana’s x 2 (large, ripe, mashed) Chobani Greek Yoghurt, honey flavour – 2 x 170gm small tubs Rice Malt Syrup x 3/4 cup (or substitute with 1/2 cup caster sugar) Self Raising Flour, Fibre enriched (50% more fibre) x 2 cups OPTIONAL CREAM CHEESE FROSTING Cream cheese x 250gm Icing…...

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