Galit’s Mushroom and Cheese Tarts

Galit's Mushroom and Cheese Tarts
Galit made her Mushroom and Cheese Tarts the other day. Kath Wattam, who was visiting, said “Galit’s mushroom pastries are *SO GOOD*. I don’t think I’ve ever tasted a better combination of mushrooms, pastry and eggs, and I’ve tried a lot of them.” Galit's Mushroom and Cheese Tarts A vegetarian main that is *SO GOOD*. ...

Cheese Sauce

Simple but tasty recipe that can form that basis for a dish of vegetables or pasta, either on hob or baked in the oven. Cheese Sauce Steven Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  25 grams butter2 tablespoons flour2 cups milk1/2 cup yellow cheese grated4 teaspoons mustard smooth Dijon or something like thatsalt and pepper Instructions Melt butter in sauce ...

Empanadas de Choclo: Sweet Corn and Cheese Pasties

Empanadas de Choclo: Sweet Corn and Cheese Pasties
Galit decided to put on a vegetarian Mexican dinner party. Bean burritos are a standard at our home but we wanted something extra. These empanadas have a creamy, sweet and salty filling. There is a bit of work in the pastry but it has a great texture and flavour – exactly what I want. Empanadas ...

Savoury Mini-Muffins

We’ve made these a couple of times as a starter. They look and taste great. They also have the advantage that they’re gluten free as they lack wheat. In both recipes the vegetables and eggs provide the bulk. Each recipe makes 12 mini-muffins, which is convenient as mini-muffin trays usually hold 24. If you don’t ...

Mascarpone and Tomato Sauce

Fantastic and so simple to make. When used with Gnocchi it serves about 3, in which case also serve with with Rocket Salad and fresh Bread.   Mascarpone and Tomato Sauce Steven Thomas and Galit Haviv-Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  1 Tablespoon of butter or margarine1 garlic and parsley stock cube or fresh equivalent250 grams Mascarpone Italian ...

Beans Fried In Cheese

Interesting combination of cheese and beans. Serve with Spaghetti alla Putanesca.   Beans Fried In Cheese Wendy Evans Print Recipe Ingredients  Fresh/Frozen beans1 tablespoon olive oil3 tablespoons grated cheese Instructions  Cook beans quickly, stop while still crunchy Melt oil and cheese in pan Turn up heat and throw in beans Stir frantically Throw out of pan ...

Cheese Enchiladas

This is a variation of a recipe I’ve been using for years. The result is tasty, simple and looks good. Although enchiladas are meant to be made with tortillas I usually use crepes. The filling and sauce can all be made before hand; just leave the assembly to the last moment. The quantities given below ...

Feta Quiche

Good for a heavy main. Accompany with fresh salad. Note, it doesn’t require salt because of the Feta. Feta Quiche Print Recipe Ingredients  Ingredients for base2 cups self-raising flour175 grams salted butterIngredients for filling250 grams Feta cheese170 ml Sour Cream small container250 grams Cottage Cheese2 eggsOther ingredientsup to 250 grams of tasty cheddar cheese or Parmesan ...

Chile Con Queso (Chilli with Cheese)

Manolito’s was a Tex-Mex restaurant in my home town. Sue Dempsey smuggled out a couple of recipes. Chile Con Queso literally means chilli with cheese. This recipe is yum, but rich. Very rich.  Chile Con Queso (Chilli with Cheese) Chile Con Queso literally means chilli with cheese. Delicious but rich. Print Recipe Ingredients  1 cup Onion4 ...

Cobb Loaf Dip

Marie Hodges served this up at one of my dinner parties. Fattening but yum.  Cobb Loaf Dip Marie Hodges Fattening but yum. Print Recipe Ingredients  3-4 leaves silver-beet chopped1 onion1 teaspoon curry powder3/4 cups mayonnaise250 g cream cheese1 cup grated cheese1/2 teaspoon each dill basil1 large 450 gm cobb loaf or 2 small ones Instructions  Lightly ...