Thursday, 15 December 2022

GG's Lime Jelly Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 Aeroplane jelly lime flavour
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 250gm packet Philadelphia cream cheese - room temperature, broken up & beaten
  • 1 tin evaporated milk

Method

  1. Dissolve lime jelly in boiling water, add lime juice. Set aside until cool then partially set (or set) in fridge.
  2. Pour evaporated milk into a dish. Cover with cling-wrap and put in freezer until it ices around the edges and is really cold. If it sets it will soon thaw when scraped into a large mixmaster bowl.
  3. Beat the milk until it fluffs up, then gradually add the sugar.
  4. Add the jelly.
  5. Add the beaten Philadelphia cheese
  6. Turn into serving dish and refrigerate until serving
Serving suggestion: Serve with custard

Sunday, 7 August 2022

Gnocchi & Ham Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup thickened cream
  • 1 cup GF chicken stock
  • 500g GF traditional/potato gnocchi
  • 1¼ cup shredded cheese
  • 3 tsp thyme leaves
  • 4 to 5 slices leg ham, roughly torn

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200ºC
  2. Whisk cream and stock in a jug until combined
  3. Heat oil in a 30cm oven/stovetop proof dish at medium to high heat
  4. Cook leek in dish, regularly stirring until soft (~3 minutes)
  5. To the dish, add cream mixture, gnocchi, 1 cup of the cheese and 2 tsp of the thyme, stir to combine.
  6. Bring to the boil then remove from heat
  7. Arrange ham evenly over minture in dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese
  8. Bake in oven for 25 minutes or until golden all over
  9. Let stand for 5 minutes, then serve sprinkling each serving with the remaining thyme leaves