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Karin’s Homemade Mayonnaise


Ingredients: 2 whole eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoons castor sugar 3 teaspoons mustard powder 2 tablespoon white grape vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 500ml sunflower oil 1 tablespoon boiling water   Method: Beat eggs in a food processor till light.… Read the rest

Date and Coconut Squares


(This recipe makes about 25 squares) Ingredients: 115g butter ½ cup sugar 1 packet of dates without pips – chopped small (250g) 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 packet of Marie biscuits ½ cup of grated coconut to cover squares  
Method: Prepare a baking tin / tray (about 4cm deep, 30 cm long and 20cm wide) line with foil and spray with spray and cook and sprinkle with some of the grated coconut Melt the butter and sugar over a medium heat Add the chopped dates and boil until soft – take off heat and allow to cool a little bit Break the egg into a small cup and add vanilla essence and mix lightly Add to the date mixture Break the Marie Biscuits into small pieces – not powder Mix all together and press into the dish tightly Sprinkle a little coconut on the top of the biscuits Put in the fridge to set properly – leave for at least 1 hour Cut into little squares – best kept in the fridge  … Read the rest
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