Posts

Showing posts from September, 2016

Sunday Brunch - Scotch Pancakes

Image
Pancake, Hotcake, Dropscone? Who cares?!
Scotch pancakes contain raising agents for a thick and fluffy result. 
And so, in order to be foodatomically correct, I dub thee Scotch Pancakes. Rise and be fluffy!

What's in a name? Would not a flat cake by any other name taste just as sweet - or savoury?
Scotch Pancakes
2 cups self raising flour 1/3 cup caster sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
2 eggs
1 ¼ cups milk (+ a little more)

*Optional*
¼ cup chocolate (chips, shaved or chopped) 
•Whisk all ingredients, exceptchocolate, together. Mixture should form a thick but pourable batter. If too thick add small amounts of milk until smooth and pourable. • Heat a large frypan/skillet to medium high.
• You can use a small amount of butter or oil if necessary to keep pancakes from sticking to the base.
• Using a soup ladle or large spoon, spoon mixture into frypan - about ¼ of a cup per pancake. Sprinkle chocolate evenly on surface.
• Cook on one side until bubbles form and being to burst on the surface (about 2…

Glazed Ham and Pineapple Skewers

Image
A while ago I was challenged to come up with some canned/packaged goods recipes. A big reason why struggling families might rely on canned and packaged foods is that donations need to have a reasonable shelf life. To be honest, I didn't expect this challenge to be as difficult as it is and I certainly have a new respect for those who, for whatever reason, rely on long life products as their main food source.