Umngazi Recipes

Thu
17
Dec
Umngazi Hotel & Spa Recipe of Fresh Beach Salad
Butternut, Spinach & Feta Salad

INGREDIENTS: 1 Butternut, halved, pitted and cut into 2 cm thick strips 15 – 20 ml Olive oil Salt and pepper A squirt or two of good quality honey 1 small bag – 50 gr or so of fresh spinach leaves 1 cup of balsamic vinegar One or two wheels of good quality/ Danish feta…

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Fri
9
Oct
Umngazi Hotel & Spa Breakfast Muffin
Umngazi Breakfast Muffin

Ingredients:   2 cups self- raising flour 1 tsp bicarb 1 cup cake flour 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs – lightly beaten ¾ cup oil 1 ½ cup milk Handful of chopped dates 1 tsp cinnamon powder Method: Sift the self raising flour and cake flour and bicarb together Stir in the sugar Mix…

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Fri
11
Sep
Umngazi Hotel & Spa Recipe
Roasted carrot, beetroot, barley and feta with coriander salad

Ingredients:  A few onions peeled and quartered (red are good if you have) A few carrots peeled and chopped into wedges A few beetroot – peeled and quartered Barley cooked in chicken stock Olive oil for roasting veggies Splash of balsamic vinegar Cumin seeds or powder Coriander powder Feta cheese Fresh coriander Chopped spring onions…

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Wed
22
Jul
Umngazi Hotel and Spa Recipe
LAMB SHANK WITH ROSEMARY AND RED WINE

(This recipe serves 4) Ingredients: About 4 lamb shanks – or 2 large ones 2 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoon flour ( for dusting) 1 large onion – cut into quarters 5 or 6 garlic cloves  – sliced 4 sprigs / branch rosemary  – fresh is best 3 cups beef stock 3 cups of red…

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Tue
21
Jul
Umngazi pudding with spoon
Umngazi Malva Pudding

Ingredients: 20ml butter 1 cup castor sugar 2 eggs 1 tablespoon apricot jam 1 teaspoon bicarb and pinch sugar 1 teaspoon vinegar ½ cup milk 1 cup flour Sauce: 1 cup cream ½ cup butter 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 180ml sugar ½ cup boiling water Method: Cream the butter and sugar – add the eggs…

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Fri
19
Jun
Umngazi Oxtail Recipe
Slow braised red wine oxtail

(This recipe serves 8) Ingredients: 3kg oxtail Seasoned flour – (flour, salt, pepper, mixed herbs) Sunflower oil – to brown the meat 3 large onions – sliced 3 cloves garlic – chopped 1 bottle good red wine Beef stock – enough to cover oxtail 1 bouquet garni (thyme, parsley) Salt and cracked pepper 2 bay…

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Mon
4
May
Umngazi Hotel Curry Evening
Umngazi Fish curry

Ingredients: 2kg Fresh fish cubes about 2cm squared 2 cups White bread flour 2 onions finely chopped 5cm fresh ginger finely chopped 1 House garlic finely chopped 2 fresh green chilies finely chopped 2 tins 400gr Tomato & Onion Mix 1 tablespoon roasted coriander seeds crushed 2 tablespoon cumin powder 2 tablespoon turmeric Powder 2…

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Tue
7
Apr
Umngazi Beach Hotel fresh Salad for lunch
Roast Beetroot, Baby Spinach and Red Onion Salad With Almonds

Ingredients:  8 large beetroot  peeled and cut into wedges 2 large red onions  – peeled and cut into wedges  (can leave out) 2 tablespoons olive oil handful  raw whole almonds  -roasted  sun dried tomatoes  baby spinach leaves and other interesting salad leaves goats cheese or feta cheese Dressing: 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic…

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Thu
5
Mar
poached pears in red wine and cinnamon
Poached Pears in Red Wine and Cinnamon

Ingredients:  Peeled firm fresh pears – not too soft Enough red wine to cover the pears About 1 cup of  white sugar  (ratio of wine to sugar 3 : 1) 2 cinnamon stick A few cloves Pinch allspice Star anise (if you have) Method:  Peel the pears leaving the stalk on the pear Pour the…

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Fri
27
Feb
National milk tart day milk tart on wooden board
Celebrate National Milk Tart Day with this delicious Umngazi Milk Tart Recipe!

This is an easy and tasty pudding  – but make in advance to have time to set Ingredients:  Tennis biscuits – crushed  (use 1/2 packet) 3 TABLESPOONS  melted butter 800ml milk 3 eggs 125ml sugar 50ml flour ( 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon) 50ml cornflour – mazena ( 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon) Pinch of…

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Fri
13
Feb
Chocolate rum fudge cake
Chocolate Rum Fridge Cake

Ingredients:  250g butter 250g dark chocolate 2 eggs 2 Tablespoons castor sugar 1Tablespoon rum (can be left out) 1 packet Marie biscuits Method:  Place butter and chocolate in a double boiler. Let butter get a bit cool. Beat eggs and sugar with whisk and add in the slightly cooled melted butter Add the melted chocolate…

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Thu
1
Jan
Umngazi_LemonYoghurtCake
Lemon Yoghurt Cake

Ingredients: ¾ cup sunflower oil 2 eggs 1 tablespoon lemon rind 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 cup plain yoghurt 1 ¾ cup castor sugar 2 cups self- raising flour Icing: ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ¾ cup white sugar Method: Turn oven onto 180°C In a large bowl mix all the ingredients – mix…

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Mon
1
Dec
roast pumpkin soup in white bowl
Roast Pumpkin Soup

 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic clove crushed Pinch dried oregano – or fresh from the herb garden 250g Roma tomatoes – halved length ways 850g butternut or pumpkin – unpeeled and chopped 250g carrots  – peeled and roughly chopped 2 onions  – chopped 200g sweet potato- peeled and chopped Salt and pepper to…

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Sat
1
Nov
Homemade Mayonnaise
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. Add dry ingredients and process. Add vinegar and lemon juice. Process and scrape down…

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Wed
1
Oct
date and coconut squares
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…

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Mon
1
Sep
Baked Potato and Mexican Beans
Baked Sweet Potatoes and Mexican Bean filling

(This recipe serves 8) Ingredients: 4 sweet potatoes 1 Tablespoon oil 1 onion – finely chopped 2 cloves garlic – crushed 2 red chillies – deseeded and chopped finely 2 tablespoon vinegar (red wine preferably) Pinch sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 600g canned tomatoes – mash 1 can mixed beans – kidney / borlotti etc….

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Fri
1
Aug
Apple pie
Autumn Apple Pie

(This recipe makes 1 Pie of 8 portions) Ingredients 1 (375g) packet ready rolled shortcrust pastry sheets 750g thinly tinned apples 1 lemon, juiced 110g light brown soft sugar 100g caster sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 3 tablespoons plain flour 50g unsalted butter, chilled and diced 9 toffees, unwrapped and…

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Tue
1
Jul
Fruit Filo Cup Coffee
Winter fruit filo cups with cinnamon and honey Greek yoghurt

(This recipe serves 6 people) Ingredients 4 sheets filo pastry 60g butter, melted 1 pomegranate 6 ripe persimmons (Sharon fruits), peeled and quartered 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons honey, or to taste 400g Greek yoghurt Preparation method Prep: 30 mins | Cook: 15 mins | Extra time: 10 mins, cooling Preheat the oven to 180…

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Sun
1
Jun
Mixed nuts in glass jars
Hot Mixed Nuts

Ingredients: 1 kg mixed nuts ½ tsp cayenne pepper ¼ cup rosemary sprigs 2 tablespoons  cider vinegar ⅓ cup olive oil 6 tablespoons honey salt to taste Method: Mix all the ingredients and place in a baking tray Roast at 120˚c for about an hour or until toasted Please watch the nuts as they roast,…

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Thu
1
May
Tomato Soup in bowl with wooden spoon
Tomato and Barley Soup

(This recipe serves 8) Ingredients: A little olive oil for frying 2 onions peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic crushed 1 tablespoon mild curry powder 3.5 tablespoons chicken/ vegetable stock 2 cups pearl barely 1 tin whole peeled tomatoes 3 litres water Method Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a pan and…

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Tue
1
Apr
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup
Butternut Squash, Roast Garlic and Apple Soup Vegan

(This recipe serves 4) Ingredients 1 butternut squash 4 or more garlic cloves 2 green apples, peeled and chopped salt and pepper to taste olive oil 4 cups of vegetable stock Method Heat a little olive oil and add the garlic cloves (peeled and slightly pressed) Fry in medium heat until golden Add the apple…

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Sat
1
Mar
Creamy mussel pot
Creamy Mussel Hot Pot

Ingredients 500gr Mussel Black local half shell 50ml Brandy 1 medium onion finely chopped 1 leek white part finely chopped 2 cloves finely chopped garlic 100gr butter 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh Thyme 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon green pepper finely diced 1 teaspoon red pepper finely diced 1 teaspoon yellow pepper…

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Sat
1
Feb
Coconut and banana muffins
Coco Banana Muffins

(This recipe makes 12 muffins) Ingredients 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup mashed bananas 1/2 cup soy milk 5 1/3 tablespoon vegan margarine, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla Method Preheat the oven to…

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Wed
1
Jan
Marinated mushrooms in glass jar
Marinated Mushrooms

Ingredients 2 Punnets Brown Mushrooms Thickly Sliced 1 Red Pepper Thinly Sliced 1 Green Pepper Thinly Sliced 1 Yellow Pepper Thinly Sliced 1 Onion Thinly Sliced Very Crispy Streaky Bacon Bits Vegetable Stock Chopped Spring Onion to garnish Dressing: 1/3 cup of Good Olive Oil ¼ cup of Wellingtons Sweet Chilli Sauce 1 Tablespoon dry…

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