Saturday, 10 April 2010

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Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate chunk cookies

Submitted by: Rebekah

8 oz butter
8 oz sugar
10 oz plain flour
2 tspn baking powder
6 oz oats
2 eggs
400g dark chocolate cut into chunks
400g white chocolate cut into chunks

Cream butter and sugar together and add eggs.
Combine flour, baking powder oats and chocolate and add to the mixture and mix with your hands!!
Bake at 175'C for 8-12 minutes oven dependant.

Enjoy because we all know that chocolate is a vegetable!

Souper Soups

Souper Soups

Submitted by: Rebekah

Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Soup

1 medium butternut squash
3 peppers (red, yellow or orange-NOT GREEN)
Olive oil
Coarse black pepper
Sea salt
Chicken stock 2-3 pints
§ Chop up the vegetables and sprinkle with oil, rosemary, sea salt and black pepper.
§ Roast for approx 1 hour (oven dependent) at 200oC
§ Make up the stock as directed
§ In a large pan add half the stock to the vegetables and blend with a blitzer mixer
§ Add more stock as required
§ Serve or freeze after cooling as desired

Leek and Potato Soup

1kg Potatoes
2 large leeks
2 bay leaves
½ pint single cream
Vegetable stock (2 pints)
§ Wash and slice the leek and fry in the butter for about 5 minutes
§ Chop the potatoes into small pieces and add to the pan along with the bay leaves, salt and pepper
§ Cover with stock and boil for 45 minutes
§ Blend and add the cream
§ Serve or freeze after cooling as desired

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