Drink recipies

Watermelon Sangria

This refreshing cocktail is like a slice of watermelon in a glass.   INGREDIENTS 4 c. cubed watermelon 1 750-ml. bottle moscato 1 c. rum Juice of 4 limes Zest of 2 limes 1 tbsp. sugar lime slices, for garnish’   DIRECTIONS In a blender combine watermelon, moscato, rum, lime juice and zest, and sugar and blend until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled. Garnish glasses with lime slices and serve.

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Food recipies

Apple and ginger strudel with ginger custard

Warm ginger custard served with traditional apple strudel dessert is pure decadence. INGREDIENTS 5 Granny Smith apples 150g caster sugar Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons chopped stem ginger in syrup (see note) 2 tablespoons ginger marmalade (see note) (or regular orange marmalade) 2 tablespoons sultanas 100g good-quality ginger biscuits (see note), finely crushed in a processor 10 sheets filo pastry 80g unsalted butter, melted, cooled Icing sugar, to dust GINGER CUSTARD 3 egg yolks 1 teaspoon each cornflour and ground ginger 1/4 cup (55g) caster sugar…

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Food recipies

Chocolate cherry liqueur cake

Chocolate and cherries go hand in hand, and a festive tipple makes the occasion even merrier, so we’ve found a way to combine the two. INGREDIENTS 175g good-quality dark chocolate 80ml (1/3 cup) cherry liqueur* 100ml (6 tablespoons) strong black espresso 75g caster sugar 3 eggs, separated 100g unsalted butter, melted, cooled 50g almond meal 50g plain flour, sifted 425g can pitted black cherries, drained, with 1/4 cup juice reserved CHOCOLATE-CHERRY ICING AND SYRUP 100g good-quality dark chocolate 60ml (1/4 cup) reserved cherry juice 80ml (1/3 cup) cherry liqueur* 100g…

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