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Easy Apple Cake

I found this recipe on Pinterest, while looking for recipes that used apples. I had so many apples from my Samu Chef Box delivery that I wanted to use up. It turned out to be really easy and so delicious. I put less sugar than the recipe called for, only 1/2 a cup compared to […]

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Best of My Hungry Husband Ramadan Recipes 2020 – Free PDF Download

My Hungry Husband started as a platform to share easy recipes that anyone can cook using minimal and common household ingredients. Ilhaam Banoobhai-Anwar & Syed Kashif Anwar are a husband and wife team who are passionate about creating useful content for South Africans and the global audience. The first volume of My Hungry Husband Ramadan Recipes was released in 2018,

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Smartie & Oat Cookies

Just like Neo, this cookie is The One. It’s a variation of my Choc Chip Cookies which would be great with oats too. There is less sugar to accommodate the sweetness of the smarties. Ingredients: makes 24 cookies 125g butter (1 cup), melted 1 egg 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 80g Smarties (2x

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Homemade Fig Jam

Ingredients: 2 punnets of figs (approx. 250g) 1/3 cup sugar 1 Tb lemon juice 2 Tb water star anise/cardamom Method: Wash your figs, then chop them up. Blend figs (if you want a smooth jam) with water, lemon juice. Then add to a pot with sugar and star anise or cardamom. If you do not

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Jeweled Saffron Rice

This fragrant rice is the ultimate accompaniment to prawn curry, crayfish curry, roast leg of lamb and Saffron & Yoghurt Kebab. I love that it is studded with a variety of textures and flavours and its so colourful! This “side” dish will brighten up any main course. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Basmati rice salt to taste

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Apple Pies

I recently shared this recipe on a segment of Ramadan Whisk with Radio 786. If you would like to listen, click play here:   INGREDIENTS: 1 x roll puff pastry (I use Today Puff) 2 Apples Cinnamon for sprinkling Brown sugar Lemon Juice Egg or milk for egg wash METHOD: Make sure the puff pastry

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Apple & Fig Crumble

It’s fig season and what better way to eat this incredibly pretty fruit (other than Fig Toast) than in an Apple Crumble!  Stay with me here, as the fig bakes it cooks down and becomes juicy making the most delicious pink syrupy sauce that goes oh so well with apple. Serve it with some ice

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This is a really quick post to share a pro-tip with you! Make a big batch of waffles and store them in a ziplock bag in the freezer. When you want to have one, pop it in the toaster to defrost and crisp it up again. I don’t have a waffle maker so I used

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