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Gorgonzola cheesecake


50g wheat crackers; 15g butter, melted; 120g cream cheese; 75g Gorgonzola dolce; 1 egg; 2 celery stalks sliced

  • Put the crackers in a food processor and process until they resemble fine crumbs then add the melted butter and process again until well mixed.
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Tzatziki (Greek Cucumber Dip)

My take on Greek tzaztiki dip – it’s fantastic served with pitta or crusty bread and all kinds of dishes like gyros, souvlaki or part of a mezze. 697 more words


Peppadew Poppers

Makes 24
120 g cream cheese, softened
2 1/2 tablespoons chives, thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
24 pickled Peppadew peppers (cherry peppers/pimentos), drained and patted dry… 166 more words


Caramelised Onion and Garlic Tart

Golden delicious.

Usually I don’t have enough patience to caramelise onions but it was worth it in order to make this.

I particularly love that the filling is sweet as it is a complete contrast to how you expect an onion tart to taste. 319 more words


Muffin Pan Macaroni and Cheese

Mini mac and cheese.

This version of macaroni and cheese is quick to make as you don’t have to spend time preparing a cheese sauce. That means you can have the entire dish done in under 30 minutes. 241 more words



Recently I had to take a plate of appetisers as a contribution to a pot-luck lunch party.  The guests were a mixed bunch of Brits, Germans, Chinese and Filipinos, I wanted to make something out of the ordinary which would link Asian and Western foods. 645 more words

Artichoke Dip with Rosemary Oil

Friday was the last day of school. Two weeks of school holidays have just begun!
I made this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays… 289 more words