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Apricot balls

Apricot balls – made in the Mycook Premium Many years ago I used to buy and eat apricot delight pieces, but they always made me feel sick. So I stopped buying them. When you look at the ingredients on the packet, it is not surprising I felt ill after eating them. Apricots 50%, Sugar, Glucose Syrup (Derived from Corn), Vegetable Oil, Acidity Regulator: (330), Emulsifier (Soya Lecithin), Corn Starch, Natural Colour: (160b), Natural Flavour, Preservative: (220). Taken from Coles website.

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Creamy Yoghurt

Yoghurt is easy to make. You need milk, milk powder and a culture. My culture is four months old, and it came from a tub of yoghurt that I got from the cheese factory at Bodalla, NSW. You need a plain unsweetened culture. Many many years ago I purchased an Easiyo Yoghurt Maker, and I used it for awhile. But I never liked the yoghurt. I now believe it was the milk that I was using. I use a local

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Butter Shock

Butter Shock Today I was making butter like I always do before I make bread. When I first started making butter, I always used a commonly available cream. It was and is what is available from most major food retailers. And it was also the easiest for the Mycook Premium and Thermomix to processes. See my recipe. And yes I own a Thermomix, I traded up to a Mycook Premium. Anyway a few months ago I switched from using dairy

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Macaroni Cheese – Made In The Mycook Premium

Macaroni Cheese – Made In The Mycook Premium Macaroni and cheese — also called “mac and cheese” or “cheese macaroni”,”macaroni pie””macaroni cheese” or “easy mac” is a dish consisting of cooked macaroni pasta and cheese. Most commonly Cheddar cheese, though it can also incorporate other ingredients, such as breadcrumbs, meat and vegetables. Traditional macaroni and cheese is a casserole baked in the oven; however, it may be prepared in a saucepan on top of the stove or using a packaged

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Spicy Eggplant – Made in the Mycook Premium

Spicy Eggplant – Made in the Mycook Premium   Spicy eggplant,  I had never eaten Indian style food till well into my thirties, and boy I did not know what I had been missing. The same goes for eggplants. I always thought of eggplants as a hot climate food and coming from the lower part of New Zealand. They were just not in my food that we ate. I am glad that I was introduced to eggplants and spices. They

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