French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

2kg onions
70g butter
80mL dry sherry
30mL white wine vinegar
100mL red wine
salt, pepper
grated grueyere cheese
baguette bread


Heart Attack Brownies

180g butter
3/4 cup cocoa
1 cup caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
4 eggs (beaten)
200g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
chocolate chips
white chocolate chips
3/4 cup peanuts, crushed, roasted

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni  250g ricotta
250g spinach, shredded
Olive oil
1 onion
1 clove garlic, diced
1tsp oregano

  Cannelloni tubes/wet pasta sheets (see egg pasta)

  1 onion
2 cloves garlic
4 tomatoes
350mL tomato soup
2 tsp oregano
salt and pepper
Mozzarella cheese
Parmesan cheese
Red wine
White wine vinegar

Banana Cake

Banana Cake250g butter
1 1/2 cups caster sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp cinnamon (ground)
500g SR flour
4 bananas (Very ripe)
2 tbsp honey


250g Cream cheese
1 cup Icing sugar
3 tsp cinnamon (ground)

Twice Baked Cheese Souffle

75g butter
1/4 cup flour
350mL milk
100g grated cheese (your choice depending on flavour preferences!)
25g parmesan cheese
3 eggs, separated
herbs, cherry tomatoes etc.

Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding

200g dates, pitted and chopped
1tsp bi-carb soda
1 1/4 cups boiling water
50g butter
2/3 cup brown (or raw) sugar
2 eggs
2/3 cup SR flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract/essence

300g brown sugar
1 cup cream
100g butter
100mL brandy
1/2 tsp lemon juice

Potato and Leek Soup

2 cups vegetable stock (here)Potato and Leek Soup
8 medium size potatoes
1 onion
1 small bunch spring onions
2 shallots
6 leeks
2 clove garlic
salt and pepper
olive oil
1L milk
3L water
100mL cream