Fruity custard slices

Makes 24 custard slices    100 g cream crackers (1/2 packet – 15 crackers) 30 ml gelatin (2 T) 90 ml water (6T) 1000 ml fat free milk (4 c) 190 ml sugar (3/4 c) 125 ml custard powder (½ c) 2.5 ml salt (1/2 t) 100 ml cold water (2/5 c) 3 extra large eggs, separated 5...

Fish Cakes

Makes 12 fish cakes or burger patties, or 24 mini fish balls 1 tin (410g)  pilchards in tomato sauce or 1 tin salmon 400g  poached white fish (e.g. hake) 1 medium onion, peeled and finely grated or chopped 30ml fresh parsley, finely chopped (2T) 375 ml lower GI oats(1...

Choc Berry Pudding

Serves 10 500g  fresh strawberries (2 punnets) 10 ml  soft brown sugar (2 t) 60 ml boiling water (1/4 c) 5 ml  vanilla essence (1 t) 90 ml  soft margarine, lite (6 T) 100 ml  sugar (2/5 c) 125 ml  self raising flour (1/2 c) 60ml cocoa (4 T) 10 ml  baking powder (2 t)...

Biltong Quiche

Serves 8 250 ml flour, sifted before measuring (1 c) 125 ml oat bran (½ c) 10 ml salt (¼t) 45 ml soft ‘lite’ margarine (3T) 1 egg 45 ml ice water (3T) Filling 5 ml oil, canola or olive (1t) 1 large onion, chopped 50 g sliced biltong (no fat) 1×225 g tin baked...

Herbed Lamb and Pasta

150 g durum wheat pasta (1¾ c) 5 ml canola or olive oil (1 t) 250 g boneless lamb, any cut, cut into 1 cm cubes 1 onion, chopped 1 stick celery, chopped 10 ml crushed garlic, fresh (2 t) 5 ml dried tarragon 5 ml dried rosemary, crumbled ½ chicken stock cube dissolved...

Pomegranate Jelly Cups

Serves 8 Make at least half a day in advance, as the jelly has to set twice   45 ml water (3 T) 15 ml gelatine (3 t) 500 ml cranberry juice, strawberry or mixed berry juice (2 c) 200 g pomegranate pips or strawberries (about 2 pomegranates) 45 ml water (3 T) 10...