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Bell’s Chocolate Chip Cookies Sweet treat / snack MAKES 8 9-11 mins CookingPLUS 10 min for preparation 180ºC Ingredients 1/4 cup canola oil 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 large egg yolk 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup wholemeal or white flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon bi-carb soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup dark …

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Sopho’s Custard Cake Dessert / sweet treat MAKES 1 Large cake 45-60 mins CookingPLUS preparation 160ºC Ingredients 2 Cups Caster sugar 2 Cups S.R flour  1/2 Cup custard powder  4 Eggs 2 Teaspoons vanilla 1 Cup milk Method Mix sugar, flour and custard powder. Whisk eggs and vanilla, and add melted butter Beat for 2 …

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Cookies & Biscuits MAKES 22 10-12 mins CookingPLUS preparation 180ºC Ingredients 1 cup (125 grams) plain flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (100 grams) brown sugar 1 and 1/2 cups (150 grams) rolled oats 1 cup (150 grams) raisins 1/2 cup canola oil (1/2 …

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Anzac Biscuits Sweet Biscuits MAKES About 12 15-20 mins CookingPLUS preparation 160-180ºC Ingredients 1 Cup plain flour  1 Cup caster sugar  1 Cup rolled oats  1 Cup coconut  125g Butter  2 Tablespoons golden syrup  1 Tablespoons boiling water  1 Teaspoon Bi-carb  METHOD Combine dry ingredients. Melt butter and golden syrup. Combine water and bi-carb and …

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Shepherd’s Pie Main course SERVES 4-6 60 mins CookingPLUS 20 min for preparation 180ºC Ingredients 2 Carrots grated 2 Sticks celery grated  1 Onion finely chopped  Bunch of parsley stalks finely chopped  1 kg Lamb mince 1 Tablespoon worchestershire sauce  1 Tablespoon dijon mustard  1 Cup chicken stock  2 Sprigs rosemary 3 Tablespoons plain flour  …

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Anna’s Ginger Bread People Main course MAKES 4 20 mins CookingPLUS 10 min for preparation 180ºC Ingredients Melted butter, to grease 125g butter, at room temperature 100g (1/2 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 125ml (1/2 cup) golden syrup 1 egg, separated 375g (2 1/2 cups) plain flour 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon mixed spice …

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Mop’s Sweet Potato Curry Main course Serves 4 30-40 mins CookingPLUS time for preparation Stovetop Ingredients Lug of oil  2 Medium onions 1/4 Cup mild curry paste  Small tin of tomatoes  900g Chicken  Chicken stock  2 Medium sweet potatoes  200g Snow peas  1 Small tin coconut milk METHOD Cook onions in oil Add the curry …

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Lamb and Quince Tagine Main course Serves 4 60 mins Cooking Stove top Ingredients Lug of olive oil  1.8kg Boneless lamb shoulder (3 cm chunks) 1 – 2 Red onions 1 Teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon ground coriander  1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon  1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger 100g Quince paste  3 Cups water  750g Sweet potato (4cm) …

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Chicken korma Main course Serves 4-6 30 mins CookingPLUS 2 hours for marinating Stovetop Ingredients 2 teaspoons minced ginger 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons Garam Masala 1/4 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 1.2kg chicken thigh fillets, cut into 3cm pieces 200g (3/4 cup) Greek-style natural yoghurt 4 tablespoons tomato paste 6 cardamom pods, lightly crushed …

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Beef Straganoff Main course SERVES 4 60 mins Cooking Stovetop Ingredients 2 tablespoons plain flour 700g beef rump steak, trimmed, thinly sliced 40g butter, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 400g button mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup dry white wine …

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