CHICKEN CURRY WITH CARROT AND TURNIP GREENS

INGREDIENTS 
3 tablespoons cooking oil 
1 large onion, chopped 
2 large carrots, roughly chopped 
1 large green pepper, roughly chopped 
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon dry rosemary 
1 tablespoon Portuguese chicken spice 
1.5 kg chicken pieces 
3 large tomatoes, chopped
2 cups turnip greens
1 tablespoon chopped coriander 

METHOD 
In a large pot, heat the oil. Add the chopped onions, carrot and peppers. Fry until until onions are translucent.
Add the garlic and all the spices. Fry for a minute but don’t burn the garlic. 
Add the chicken spices and stir to coat the pieces with the spice mix.
Cook for two to three minutes before adding the chopped tomatoes. Season with chicken spice, pepper and rosemary.
Close the lid and simmer on low heat for 20-25 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. 
Add the turnip greens. Let the curry simmer for another 2 -3 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
Garnish with chopped coriander and some turnip greens before serving.

Source: Samke

Chocolate milk shake

INGREDIENTS 
3 scoops of chocolate ice cream 
60ml milk 
Whipped cream 
Chocolate melted

METHOD 
In a blender add your 3 scoops of chocolate ice cream and milk blend till well mixed then pour to your milk shake glass then pipe whipped cream on top then drizzle your chocolate sauce.

BANANA milk shake

INGREDIENTS 
1 banana peeled and chopped 
3 scoops of vanilla ice cream 
60ml milk 
A piece of banana to garnish 
Whipped cream

METHOD 
In a blender add your banana, ice cream and milk blend till smooth then pour to your milk shake pipe your whipped cream and garnish with a piece of banana.

Strawberry milk shake 
INGREDIENTS 
3 scoops of vanilla ice cream 
4 washed and chopped strawberries
60ml milk 
Whipped cream 
1 strawberry to garnish

METHOD 
In a blender add your ice cream, milk and strawberries then blend till well mixed then pour milk shake to your milkshake glass pipe your whipped cream and garnish with strawberry

Caramel milk shake 
3 scoops vanilla ice cream 
2 tablespoon homemade caramel sauce or store bought 
Whipped cream 
And caramel sauce 
60ml milk

METHOD 
In a blender add your ice cream , milk and caramel sauce blend till well mixed then pour to your milk shake glass and drizzle caramel sauce.

For caramel sauce 
INGREDIENTS 
125ml sugar 
125ml cream at room temperature 
60ML butter at room temperature

METHOD 
On a low heat melt your sugar don’t stir it let it melt till dark in colour then add your butter then stir till your butter is melted then add your cream and stir till well mixed switch off your stove and let it cool and it’s ready to use.

Source: M Thabie

RECIPES FOR MEAT PIE

•Plain Flour — 1 Kg
•Baking Powder — 1 teaspoon
•Margarine — 500g
•2 Eggs
•Salt — 2 pinches
•Cold Water – ½ cup or milk

Meat Pie Filling:
•2 medium-sized Irish potatoes
•2 medium-sized carrots
•500g of minced meat
•1 medium-sized onion
•1 cooking spoon of Vegetable Oil
•Seasoning – 2 Maggi / Knorr cubes and 1 teaspoon of thyme
•2 tablespoons of plain flour
•Cold water — 1 cup 
•Salt — to taste

•1 egg (for glazing the pies)

Preparation :

A-Making the Filling:

Step 1: Heat the oil and lightly brown the onions

Step 2: Add the minced meat and fry until brown, season the meat with the thyme, curry powder and the bouillon cube. Then add a cup of water and let it cook for 5 min.

Step 3: Add the carrots and potatoes with 1 cup of water and salt to your taste.

Cover the pot and let it cook till everything is tender (around 15 min) .

Step 4: Dissolve the flour in some water and add in the filling. This will thicken the filling.

Stop the heat and let the filling completely cool down.

B-Making the dough:

Step 1: Add the flour in a bowl with the baking powder and a pinch of salt. Then mix well.

Step 2: Add the margarine and mix thoroughly until the mixture looks more like bread crumbs.

Step 3: Gradually add water while mixing until you get 
Smooth dough

Step 4: Roll out on a flat surface with rolling pin and cut into desired size wth a round cutter

Step 5: Add the filling, fold & brush eggs on the inner side of the pastry to bind

Step 6: Use fork to press the edges together or use a meat pie cutter if you have

Step7: Brush egg on it to achieve a golden color when baked
Once you’re done set on greased baking tray and put in the preheat oven.

Once the meatpie is light brown, it is ready.
#Throwback

Source: Pearlz Kitchen

Victoria sponge cake

2 Cups self raising flour
4 eggs
250g butter
1 tbs vanilla essence 
1/3 cup milk 
1 cup sugar

Mix butter n sugar till light n fluffy
Add beaten eggs 
Add flour 
Add vanilla essence + milk 
Beat till well incorporated

When cakes are cooled Sandwich then with strawberry jam . Decorate as desired

Enjoy 😊

Source: Margret Chibamu

BBQ crockpot chicken

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4 boneless chicken breast
1/2 can cherry coke
1/2 c brown sugar
1 bottle of favorite bbq sauce
Place chicken in crockpot
Mix rest of ingredients and pour over chicken. Cook on low for 5 hrs. One hour before done take chicken out and shred put back in pot until done and ready to serve.
Great for sandwiches.

source:susan bowden tips

7 Layer Punch Bowl Dessert


Ingredients:

Bottom Layerangel food cake, broken into pieces or poundcake6th Layer1 (3 ounce) boxes strawberry-banana Jello gelatin5th Layer3 -4 bananas, sliced round4th Layer1 can pineapple chunk, drained3rd Layer1 can mandarin orange, drained2nd Layer1 can fruit cocktail, drained1st Layer1 (3 1/2 ounce) boxes vanilla pudding mix1 container Cool Whipfresh berries ( to garnish) (optional)

Directions:

Prepare jello and pudding according to directions on box; put in fridge until set, about 4 hours.Follow directions as above, using the cool whip and berries as top garnish.Chill until served.Serve in a punch bowl or glass trifle bowl.courtesy of food,comDon’t forget to SHARE!

Source: Best Deserts

Old Fashioned Butter Cake!!!

How to make it:Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour baking dish.Beat together butter and sugar until fluffy.Beat in vanilla. Add eggs one at a time,blending well after each addition.Combine flour with baking soda and salt.Add to batter alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour.Pour batter into prepared baking dish.Bake for about 1 ½ hours or until a pick inserted comes out clean.

Source: Kingideas.co

7 Up Biscuits

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Ingredients:

4 cups Bisquick

1 cup sour cream

1 cup 7-up

1/2 cup melted butter

How to make it:

Mix bisquick, sour cream and 7 up. Dough will be very soft – don’t worry Knead and fold dough until coated with your baking mix. Pat dough out and cut biscuits using a round biscuit / cookie cutter. Melt butter in bottom of cookie sheet pan or 9×13 casserole dish. Place biscuits on top of melted butter and bake for 12-15 minutes or until brown at 425 degrees

Source: Yummyfood