Pears with Blueberries

This is a very interesting combination to serve for dessert (either warm or cold) over ice-cream. The pear slices absorb colour from the blueberries. Pears and blueberries are also a very good source of antioxidants. Serves 4. Preparatio…

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Corn Chowder

Vibrant in flavour and colour, the chowder is a tasty light meal served with crusty bread. If you’d like it even more substantial, after it has been pureed add half a cup of cooked rice (see our Perfect Rice recipe) Serves 4 as a first cou…

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Nostalgic Sausage Curry

This was a popular curry, often made with leftover cold meats. Sweetened with sultanas and apple, it has plenty of flavoursome sauce to serve over rice (see our Perfect Rice recipe). Accompany with mango chutney and plain yoghurt. Serves 2

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Chicken and Coconut Milk Curry

Here’s a very easy way to make this Thai-style curry, which has sweet, spicy and sharp flavours and plenty of sauce. Serve with rice (see our Perfect Rice recipe). Serves 2. Preparation time 8 minutes. Cooking time 16 minutes. We used

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Baked Stuffed Apples

The delicious fruit and chocolate filling will enhance the flavour of the sauce around the apples and give it a rich chocolate colour. The apples can be prepared in advance and reheated in the Microsafe® storer at dinner time. Serve with som…

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Fresh Corn Cobettes

Serves 2. Preparation time 4 minutes. Cooking time 6 minutes. We used the Tellfresh® Microsafe® 1.6 litre oblong storer with steaming rack. 2 ears of corn, each cut into 3 pieces. Brush with melted butter. Put steaming rack in storer. Add ½ c…

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Steamed Cauliflower

Serves 2. Preparation time 3 minutes. Cooking time 5 to 6 minutes. We used the Tellfresh® Microsafe® 1.5 litre round storer with steaming rack. 2 cups flowerets cauliflower, trimmed into same-size pieces Put steaming rack in storer. Plac…

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Easy Mashed Potato and Variations

Serves 2 to 3. Preparation time 6 minutes. Cooking time about 12 minutes We used the Microsafe® jug. 500 grams potatoes
60 grams butter or margarine Peel and quarter potatoes. Put into the jug. Add ½ cup hot water. Put lid on jug with pourer ope…

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White Sauce and Variations

Serves 4. Preparation time 4 minutes. Cooking time 5 minutes. We used the Microsafe® jug. 45 grams butter
1/4 cup plain flour
2 cups milk Put butter into jug and microwave uncovered on high until melted (about 45 seconds). Mix in plain flour u…

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Golden Sautéed or Grilled Potatoes

The best golden potatoes are those that are cooked first. This is a quick and easy way to achieve that result. Serves 2 to 3.  Preparation time 8 minutes. Cooking time 10 minutes in microwave (plus about 5 minutes later to sauté or 5 minutes lat…

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