GIANT BUTTER BEAN STEW

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3482 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 4 x 235g cans organic butter beans or 500g dried butter beans 100ml Greek extra virgin olive oil 3 small red onions, finely sliced 2 large carrots, finely sliced 3 celery stalks with leaves, finely chopped 4 sundried tomatoes, sliced 1kg ripe tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and finely[…]

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HERB PESTO WITH SPAGHETTI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3398 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 100g mixed soft herbs (choose between basil, fat-leaf parsley, mint, chives, dill – or whatever you have in your garden or fridge) 300ml crème fraiche 100g parmesan, grated 100g pine nuts, toasted 200g spaghetti   Method: Put the herbs, crème fraiche and parmesan in a food processor and whizz[…]

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FREEZER FRIENDLY CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3099 (Serves )   Ingredients: 4 tbsp vegetable oil 25g butter 4 onions, roughly chopped 6 tbsp chicken tikka masala paste (use shop-bought or make your own – see recipe, below) 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into chunks 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2½ cm cubes 2[…]

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EASY FAMILY FISH CAKES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3090 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 350g flaked fish (cod, salmon, smoked haddock etc) 3 spring onions, finely chopped 100ml milk 450g potatoes, peeled, large ones cut in half 75g frozen sweetcorn, defrosted handful of grated cheddar cheese 1 large egg, beaten flour, for dusting olive oil, for frying   Method: Cook the[…]

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PRAWN & COD CAKES

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3083 (Serves 4)   Ingredients:  250g cod loin, skinless and boneless 175g cooked king prawns, chopped 175g mashed baby potatoes, skin on small bunch chives, snipped zest 1 lemon, plus 1 lemon cut into wedges, to serve 5 eggs, 1 beaten 50g breadcrumbs (or oat bran for a healthier option)[…]

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BIG BATCH BOLOGNESE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3077 (Serves 12)   Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil 6 smoked bacon rashers, chopped 4 onions, finely chopped 3 carrots, finely chopped 4 celery sticks, finely chopped 8 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp dried mixed herbs 2 bay leaves 500g mushrooms, sliced 1½ kg lean minced beef (or use half[…]

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CHICKEN SWEETCORN & NOODLE SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3066 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 2 large carrots, chopped 2 large leeks, trimmed and finely sliced 2 corn on the cobs, corn kernels cut off 200g vermicelli noodles small bunch parsley, finely chopped For the stock 2 onions, quartered 1 leek, cut into chunks 2 carrots, thickly sliced 2 bay[…]

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COURGETTE POTATO AND CHEDDAR SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3054 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 500g potatoes, unpeeled and roughly chopped 2 vegetable stock cubes 1kg courgettes, roughly chopped bunch spring onion, sliced – save 1 for serving, if eating straight away 100g extra-mature cheddar or vegetarian alternative, grated, plus a little extra to serve good grating fresh nutmeg, plus[…]

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CHILLI-LIME CHICKEN

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3028 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: marinade and dressing: fnely grated rind and juice of 3 limes 3 tbs fsh sauce 3 tbs light soft brown sugar 2 red chillies, thinly sliced 1 tbs extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, crushed a handful of coriander stems, fnely chopped 1 tsp turmeric[…]

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BLACKBERRY CHERRY AND WALNUT TRAY BAKE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1794 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 2 x 300g packets frozen blackberries 300g packet frozen pitted cherries ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup honey 1 tbs finely grated lemon rind ¼ cup cornflour ¾ cup self-raising flour ½ cup nutty wheat flour ½ cup fine coconut 80g tub margarine, softened 2/3[…]

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FETA PASTRY PUFFS WITH TOMATO SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1747 (Serves 6 as a starter) Ingredients: 2 x 200g pieces Greek-style fetta 1/3 cup finely grated parmesan or vegetarian hard cheese 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried chilli flakes 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 sheets frozen puff pastry, partially[…]

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ORANGE HONEYED CREPES FOR THE FREEZER

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=748 (12 to 14 crepes) Ingredients: ½ cup cold water ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice ¾ cup cold low-fat milk 1 tsp orange juice or ¼ tsp essence or 2 tbs an orange liqueur 1 tsp orange zest 3 large eggs 2 tbs honey pinch of salt ½ cup[…]

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