Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Labnah Baklava Cheesecake - Lactose Intolerant Friendly

500g Turkish Semolina Biscuits or other dry plain biscuit
100g of Butter
50g Caster Sugar
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon each nutmeg and allspice

Crush biscuits until a fine crumb and then combine with other ingredients. Press into a lined springform tin and bake at 180c for 5 minutes. Set aside to cool completely. 

600g Labneh 
11/2 teaspoon rosewater
2/3 cup of caster sugar
2 teaspoon of gelatin dissolved in 2 tablespoons of water

Whip ingredients together until smooth. Pour over biscuit base. Place in fridge until needed.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Flapjacks: Sugar and Gluten Free

6 tbsp / 1/3 cup honey
200g / 3/4 cup unsalted butter or coconut butter
330g / 2 cups traditional gluten free oats
½ cup cranberries

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Bugatti Veyron Cake

  • 250g plain flour
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 75g cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup cold coffee (instant, filter or espresso)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 100ml vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Chilli con Carne & Cornbread

Chilli con Carne 

2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 bay leaf
2 tbsp plain flour
500 g chuck steak, cut into 1cm cubes
500 g ripe tomatoes, peeled, chopped
2 tbsp tomato paste
400 g can red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 bunch coriander, leaves and stems chopped, plus extra leaves to serve
chopped avocado and tomato, to serve.

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