Ideas & Inspiration
Original recipe by Marge Perry & David Bonom for Anolon US
Makes: 3 dozen cookies
- 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ¼ teaspoons baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 170gm semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
- 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
- 2 large eggs, at room temperature
- 1 teaspoon almond extract, divided
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup dried cherries
- ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar
- 2 ¼ teaspoons water
Original recipe by Jill Nussinow for Anolon US
Pumpkin is abundant when it’s cold out. This spiced up soup’s aroma will nicely scent your house, and eating it warms you up from the inside. Use your favourite pumpkin or try a new variety for this, they are all yummy.
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon finely minced fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons red or yellow curry paste
- 4 cups peeled and chopped pumpkin
- 1 can light or regular coconut milk or one 325ml coconut water
- 3 cups vegetable broth
- 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice plus lime wedges for garnish
- ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
- chopped coriander or parsley, for garnish
Ceramic coated cookware originated in Europe over thirty years ago and has become a popular choice for many home cooks. Ceramic coated cookware is made with an aluminium body, and sol-gel coating that is bonded onto the surface. Sol-gel is a silicone oil that is released when the pan is heated, mimicking non-stick properties, resulting in excellent food release. Other benefits of ceramic coated cookware include:
Ceramic coatings are PFOA free. The materials used to manufacture ceramic coatings are derived from natural sand and don’t contain lead, cadmium or dangerous chemicals.
If you are asking yourself the question, “which pans are the best?” then you may be asking the wrong question. The correct one, of course, is: “which pans are the best for me?”
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How to clean stainless steel
Cleaning your pan thoroughly is really important to prevent a build-up of food over time that can cause your pan to look less than perfect. Follow these simple steps to keep your pan looking beautiful and performing perfectly:
- Carefully wipe off spills which occur during cooking immediately for easier clean up later.
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- Before washing, carefully wipe out any food residue or grease particles with
Recipe by our friends from Circulon UK
These crepes make the perfect Pancake Day treat. They're easy to make and bursting with flavour.
For the Crêpes:
- 1-11⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
- Pinch of salt
- 2 cups milk
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- Cooking spray
For the Blueberry Sauce:
- 1 pint blueberries
- 1⁄2 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 tablespoon lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
For the Honey Whipped Cream:
- 1 cup cold whipping cream
- 4 tablespoons honey
The choice of cookware can sometimes be so overwhelming that it’s difficult to know where to start. No matter your price range, cooking style or cooktop, Cookware Brands has narrowed the choice to the 5 most essential shapes to have in your kitchen. These 5 pieces maximise versatility allow you to cook almost anything. Once you decide on the shapes you need, then you can start narrowing the choice based on durability, quality, cooktop suitability and price.
Used for: Frying and searing
Shape: A pan with short sides that can be bowl-shaped or angled and a
Who doesn't love a delicous, cheesy, hearby pull apart loaf? Check out this simple, healthy(ish) recipe that will keep your entire household happy!
Recipe by @childblogger - Vanessa
"How are you keeping the kids hunger at bay during the school holidays? I always make a batch of one of the kids favourite snacks - freshly homemade mini banana bread using the RACO Aerolift Bakeware. This RACO bakeware has truly made baking so much easier for me due to their non-stick superior quality which means baked goods slide out easily (without the need to line the bakeware or grease it!) and also making it easier to clean.
The ultimate pantry staple recipe: eggs, canned tomatoes, and spices you already have on hand. This classic dish of eggs poached in a savoury tomato sauce is generally served right out of the pan in which they are cooked. It is traditionally served for breakfast or brunch, but makes a wonderful, healthful dinner as well.