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Spiced Rice Salad

Spiced Rice Salad

Such a simple & tasty recipe that can be served hot or cold, as a main or a side dish and adapted to suit individual's tastes.   Ingredients:  3 cups cooked riceI - 2 cups frozen or fresh peas1 - 2 cups celery chopped1 green capsicum1 small onion chopped1 - 2 carrots grated   Dressing:  Half cup good olive oil3 tablespoons vinegar1 - 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons curry powder1 teaspoon salthalf to full teaspoon celery seedshalf cup sugar   Method: Combine rice & vegetables then pour the dressing on...

Barbecued Garlic Prawns

Barbecued Garlic Prawns

A very easy marinade for prawns, delicious & succulent cooked on the barbecue.  Ingredients 30 uncooked (raw) prawns, Tiger or King, peeled & deveined 125ml (1/2 cup) olive oil1 tablespoon Dijon mustard3 cloves garlic, crushedJuice of 1 lemonJuice of 1 orange1 teaspoon dried basil2 tablespoons white wine (optional)   Method In a glass dish, mix together the olive oil, mustard, garlic, lemon juice, orange juice, basil & white wine. Add the prawns & stir to coat. Cover & refrigerate for 1 hour.Heat barbecue to high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers and...

Beetroot & Pumpkin Salad

Beetroot & Pumpkin Salad

Ingredients 4 medium sized beets with skin & tops intact 500g pumpkin, peeled & chopped ¼ cup Parsley, chopped Small handful of Sunflower Kernels  (optional) Dressing 1/3 Cup Olive oil 2 Shallots or Spring Onions 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard Method Preheat the oven to about 200° C or stoke the fire & get your camp oven warm.  Place the beetroot onto a sheet of baking paper, drizzle with oil & season with salt & pepper. Wrap up tightly & place in oven for 45 – 50 mins. If laying your...

Aussie Damper

Aussie Damper

Ingredients:2 cups self-raising flour1 Tablespoon butter or margarine1/2 teaspoon saltapprox. 1 cup water1/4 cup milk  Method:Ideally, sift flour and salt into a large bowl.Rub the butter through the flour until you get a 'crumbly' mixture.Gradually stir in water and milkCover hands in flour and knead the bread on a floured surface until fairly smooth. Shape into a ball and flatten slightly.Allow to stand for 5-10 minutes  TO COOK 1. Put a piece of greased foil or baking paper in the camp oven & place the damper on it.2. With the...