Take 5 for Students: Chorizo and Pesto Sandwich

Take 5: Rocket, tomatoes, cured chorizo sausage, bread rolls, (capsicum and cashew) pesto. Occasionally in life we need to cook, but we don’t necessarily have a full kitchen in which to do so. An electric frying pan, microwave, toaster or one of those little mini oven/grill things can provide the means to a hot meal…. [Read More]

Sweet Things: Sugar Snap and Strawberry Stack

Take 5: Biscuits, berries, chocolate, nuts, double cream (can substitute whipped cream). This is a no-cook recipe – a very simple matter of assembling ingredients and so quick to make, you could really put it together after you have eaten your main course. I used strawberries but you could use fresh raspberries or blueberries quite… [Read More]

Sweet Things: Mousse Cake

Take 5: Butter, sugar, eggs, milk, self-rising flour. I have called this a mousse cake because the mixture is so light and fluffy, and the cake is very delicate when it’s cooked – lovely to layer and serve for a party. It has an outrageous number of egg yolks in it – but sometimes if… [Read More]