Author: Barbara Joubert

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Basic White Sauce

A basic white sauce has many uses for example: Lasagna Macaroni and cheese Cauliflower with cheese sauce Useful tip: Use a balloon whisk when making a white sauce, it helps to prevent lumps in the sauce. For a cheese sauce Melt butter in a saucepan. Add flour and stir till […]


Chocolate Nougat Sauce

With only 3 ingredients you can make the most wonderful chocolate sauce. If you prefer a more intense chocolate flavour you can replace the milk chocolate with dark chocolate. Serves 4 – 6 Preparation time 5 minute Cook time 30 – 40 minute Place all ingredients in a saucepan. Place […]


Ravioli Lasagna

The wonderful thing about this dish is that you can decide what ravioli to use. You can buy ravioli with a meat, spinach, butternut or mushroom filling. Serves 4 – 6 Preparation time 1 hour Cook time 35 minutes Tomato sauce White sauce Tomato sauce Heat olive oil in a […]

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Basic Tomato Sauce (V)

This sauce is a good basis for any pasta sauce. You can add anything you like to this sauce. Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Cook time 1 hour Heat olive oil in a saucepan. Add onion and fry still soft but not brown. Add tomatoes and season with salt […]


Stuffed Mushrooms (V)

Use the biggest brown mushrooms you can get. The filling might look like a lot to you, but you will get all the stuffing in big mushrooms. Serves 4 Preparation time 30 minutes Cook time 20 minutes Preheat oven to 180 °C. Break bread in big pieces and place with […]

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How To Bake a Potato

Bake a potato Preheat oven to 180 °C. Use a sharp knife and cut a shallow cross on top of potato. Place potato directly on oven shelf. Bake for 1½ hours till cooked and skin is very crispy. Take out of oven. Squeeze open and serve with butter, salt and […]