Sweet Things: Coconut Pancakes

Take 5: Egg, coconut cream, self-rising flour, butter, castor sugar. I do seem to have a bit of a love affair with pancakes. It’s either a “What shall we have for breakfast?” thing, or it’s an after-dinner desire for a crèpe. These gorgeous, light, delicate pancakes are a bit of a mix between the two… [Read More]

Take 5 for Students: Silver Dollar Banana Pancakes

Take 5: Bananas, eggs, self-rising flour, yogurt, syrup. This is an easy recipe and one you can make even if you don’t have milk in the fridge – it’s dairy-free and a clever thing to do with bananas that may be very ripe. These pancakes are light and mousse-like in texture, and this amount will serve 3-4… [Read More]

Take 5 for Students: Corn, Zucchini and Feta Fritters

Take 5: Eggs, zucchini, feta (can be substituted with other cheese), corn, self-rising flour. I often make a version of vegetable fritters. You can use lots of goodies in them – carrot, peas, spinach, red onion, for example – and they make a great quick lunch. Choose a combination you like. Beat 2 eggs till… [Read More]

Take 5 for Students: Cottage Cheese Hot Cakes

Take 5: Cottage cheese, egg, self-rising flour, butter, syrup. This morning I woke up with a hankering for light, fluffy hot cakes. I had cottage cheese in the fridge so that was a perfect place to start. I put 300g (10.5oz) into the food processor and gave it a whizz so it was smooth, then… [Read More]