Simple Sponge

Georgina Adamson

Nothing nicer than a slice of fluffy sponge cake with cream and fresh summer
fruits. Replace flour with Gluten Free alternative. Quick and easy to ‘whip up’.

4 eggs separated (fresh from local chooks, so much nicer). Take out of the fridge
earlier to reach room temperature.
¾ cup caster sugar
1/3 cup each plain, SR and cornflour.
½ tsp baking powder (or use … Read more »

Smoked Fish Pate

Georgina Adamson

Made with delicious smoked fish from Zac at Bermagui Meat supply.

250g smoked fish
1 cup each sour cream, cream cheese (I love Tilba), mayonnaise

Place the above in a food processor and blend with juice of one lemon.
When smooth add a few drops of Tabasco, freshly ground salt and pepper.
Finely chop dill and/or chives and fold in.

Serve as a dip with vegetable … Read more »

Spicy pickled cucumbers

Jenny Halliday

2 medium sized cucumbers
1 onion
1 tablespoon salt
1 cup white wine vinegar
1 small fresh Red chilli, finely chopped
1 teaspoon turmeric
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
85 grams sugar

Thinly slice the unpeeled cucumbers. Put these in a bowl with sliced onion. Sprinkle with salt, cover with water and leave to stand overnight.

Drain well the following day.

Combine the rest of the … Read more »

Peach flan

Jenny Halliday

Peach flan

160g butter
160g caster sugar3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
220g plain flour
3 or 4 firm ripe peaches
Extra caster sugar for sprinkling

Combine butter with caster sugar in a food processor until creamy.

Add eggs separately until well blended.

Add vanilla essence and plain flour. Process until just combined.

Spoon the mixture into a lightly greased … Read more »

Quaama Quiisine

recipe-rollsDiana Holmes and Glennda Heino

Quaama Quiisine – some recipes from the offerings at Quaama’s Fairs, from Glennda and Diana.

Our food is always popular at the fairs and other community events held during the year at the Quaama Hall. We’re glad to be able to share some of the recipes with you here. Enjoy!

Finnish Cabbage Rolls with tomato and onion gravy

This recipe is quite … Read more »

Mum’s melting moments

mmoment1Mark Jenkinson

Mark is an enthusiastic baker and is sharing some of his favourite recipes that he cooked at his cafe. Some of his inspiration came from his mother’s own recipe book. Linda Sang

250g butter
1 ½ cups of plain flour or equal SR and plain flour
4 tbsp custard powder
4 tbsp icing sugar
dash of vanilla

Preheat oven 150C. Prepare tray and line with baking paper.

Beat butter and sugar until very fluffy, then fold in the rest.

Roll mixture … Read more »