Mom’s Easy Barbecue Chickpea Casserole

4 cups cooked or canned chickpeas

3-4 Tblsp maple syrup or honey

1 teasp prepared mustard

3/4 large can crushed tomatoes

1 medium onion – chopped

Freshly ground black pepper

1/2 teasp cayenne pepper


Mix all ingredients well, and pile into oiled casserole dish. Cover and bake about 1 hour in mod-hot oven, uncovering […]

Easy Chicken Breast with Simple Gravy


1 chicken breast – cut in pieces

1 Tablespoon butter

2/3 cup water

1/2 teaspoon (or less) chili powder

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1 Tablespoon flour

1/4 cup chopped onions

salt to taste

Method: Melt butter, add chili, garlic, and salt, and bring to boil. Add flour, and mix till smooth. Place chicken in […]

Easy Chicken with Pineapple


Chicken portions

1 Tablespoon chicken soup powder

1 tin pineapple pieces

2 Tablespoons tomato puree

Method: Place chicken pices in oven-proof dish, and cover with pineapple pieces. Mix muice with puree and soup powder, and pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 180 for 30 minutes. Uncover, and continue baking further 30 mintues, till brown. […]

Chicken Parmesan


2 schnitzels

1/3 cup seasoned breadcrumbs

2 slices Mozarella cheese

1 Tablespoon parmesan

1 cup spaghetti sauce

Method: Coat chicken with breadcrumbs and parmesan. Place in glass micro-waveable dish, and cover. Microwave on HIGH for 7 minutes. Remove from oven, pour over spaghetti sauce, and top with mozarella. Microwave another 3-4 minutes.

Easy Chocolate Cake


4 eggs

1 container sour cream / yoghurt (200 ml)

1 cup Self Raising flour

1 cup drinking chocolate (Shokolit)

1 cup oil

1 cup sugar


120 gr chocolate

1/2 container sweet cream (1 container = 250 ml)

Warm cream to almost boiling point. Pour over chocolate and beat until chocolate […]



400 grams butter

4 cups plain white flour

1 cup icing sugar – and a little extra for sprinkling on top of baked cookies


Mix butter, flour and icing sugar into dough.

Spread in oblong baking tray.

Cut squares, and poke each square with a fork, going right down through dough to baking […]

Leanne’s Mixed Rice


2 cups mixed wild and brown rice

About 1 cup fresh champignon – sliced

Fried onions

½ cup sunflower seeds

4 cups boiling water

½ cup pine nuts

1 cup parsley – chopped

4 Tblsp olive oil

1 Tblsp honey or brown sugar

Salt and pepper


Mix all ingredients with fork. Bake, covered, […]

Easy Baked Rice with Pine Nuts


2 cups whole rice (you can use white – less cooking time – but whole is nicer

1 large onion – chopped

2 carrots – coarsely grated

50 gr pine nuts

4 cups water

about ½ teasp salt

1½ Tblsp chicken soup mix

* 2 teasp nutmeg


1. Fry onion, add grated carrots, […]

Michal's Easy Magic Cake


1 container sweet cream (250 ml)

1½ cups sugar

1½ cups self-raising flour

2 eggs


1. Gently beat all ingredients in mixer.

2. Bake in two well-greased and floured tins, in moderate oven.


cocoa or chocolate sauce for marble cake

fruit cake mix

chocolate chips

brown sugar instead of white


cinnamon […]