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December 2016

Food

Chocolate Eggnog

December 19, 2016

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons (1.5 ounces/45 grams) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces/60 grams) natural cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup (3 ounces/90 grams) bittersweet chocolate chips or chocolate, chopped
  • 4 large eggs,
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Queen of puddings

December 16, 2016

Ingredients 

  • 140 gm fresh fine breadcrumbs, from white bread
  • Finely grated rind of 2 lemons
  • 200 gm caster sugar
  • 225 ml each milk and pouring cream
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
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Glazed Ham

December 14, 2016

Use this master recipe as the starting point and add your choice from the glazes that follow.

Ingredients

  • 1 leg ham (about 7kg)

Chipotle, lime and pineapple glaze

  • Combine chopped
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Pumpkin Fritters

December 5, 2016

Ingredients 

  • 225 gm pumpkin, coarsely grated
  • 225 gm (1½ cups) plain flour
  • 1 tsp dried yeast
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp white sugar
  • 150 ml milk
  • 1 egg, lightly
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Christmas appetizers

December 1, 2016

Cauliflower, potato, fennel and chilli cheese croquettes

Ingredients

  • 2 baking potatoes
  • 175g of cauliflower florets
  • 100g of mature cheddar, cut into cubes
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
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