Zucchini Pickles

Known in our household as Doris-May’s Zucchini pickles.

1 kg zucchini, very finely sliced, skin and all.
1 to 2 white onions, very finely sliced.
1/4 teaspoon tumeric
one and a half cups of sugar
3 cups of white vinegar Continue reading

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Sugar Biscuits

Melt 125g butter. Cool slightly.
Add 1 beaten egg, 2 tablespoons milk.

Mix 1 cup sugar and 2 cups self raising flour and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.

Add a cup of finely chopped glace cherries and/or crystallised ginger, choc chips, nuts, Continue reading

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Quince Paste

Wash, peel and core quinces and cut into slices or chunks. For every 1 kilo of peeled fruit, add only 200ml of water. It’s not much water, which is why I do the following stewing step in the oven with Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cake Recipe

Pumpkin Cake Recipe (suitable for diabetics)

1 cup (130g) wholemeal flour
three-quarters of a cup (95g) plain white flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
half a teaspoon cloves (presumably powder)
half a cup (85g) sultanas
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