Category: Food Hints

How to reheat … Corned beef

I’ve struggled with reheating cooked corned beef for years, do I slice it or leave it in a chunk before I freeze it? Defrosting in the in the fridge is my usual method, I put it out the night before so I’m not reheating from frozen. The microwave dries it out, slicing dries it out, …

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Half and half cake

If you can have a half and half pizza I see no reason you can’t have a half and half cake. A bigger cake or slice tray is preferable as it give you a little wiggle room for in tray mixing. As seen here in below picture I made a basic butter cake then poured …

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Leftover peppermint candy canes?

Don’t get me wrong I love a good peppermint candy cane but 1 or 2 is my limit. Peppermint choc balls is how you can use up  a portion of them. 350 grams Condensed milk 250 gram Plain sweet biscuits (Marie etc, plain sweetened) 1/4 cup coconut 6-8 candy canes (size depending) 4 tablespoons Cocoa …

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Smokey paprika

My new favourite spice as a seasoning is smokey paprika especially accompanied by a little salt. It goes fantastic on hot chips, chicken, french toast and fried eggs. I’m probably behind the times but I’m working on this spice to see what else it’s good with. Is this a spice you use and how?

Make your own packet cake mix

My mum and I were talking packet mixes the other day and how she’d like to do a master mix like she did many years ago but now she has neither the space to store it or it makes way too much mix for her. We came to the conclusion that next time she made …

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