EASY BOILED FRUIT CAKE


Medium size mixed fruit (pkt) - I use about 500gms

Medium iced coffee (600mls) Soak overnight

Then add 2 cups SR flour

Stir well

Bake in oven 180 for 1 hr (or until cooked)

Enjoy with a cuppa


                                                              CHICKEN LIVER PATE

                                                                             Paul Lesur


 Makes approx. 4 cups


60 gm butter

2 large onions finely diced

2 cloves garlic crushed

2 teaspoons curry powder

500 gms chicken liver, trimmed & roughly chopped

250 gms butter, softened

2 hard boiled eggs chopped

1 tablespoon full brandy

Salt & pepper to taste

1/2 teasp.ground cloves

1/2 teasp.ground mace




Melted clarified butter

Slices of hard boiled eggs & gherkins

Slices of olives for garnish

Triangles of toast for serving


Melt butter in a frying pan over a medium gas flame & fry onions, curry powder  until onions are tender.

Add chicken livers & cook for 15 mins..Turn on the gas, mix in remaining ingredients,

Place in a blender & puree until a creamy consistency.

Pour into dishes, cover with foil  & allow ro set in refrigerator.

Coat surface with remaining butter .


Garnish with slices of egg &  gherkins  & olives and finally

Serve with triangles of toasts



                                                                 GATEAU QUATRE QUARTS



9 eggs.

3 cups of sugar,

4 1/2 cups of S.R. flour.

4/1/2 teas baking powder

600 gms butter softened




Beat Yolk eggs well

Add  some sifted flour with the baking powder

Add some melted butter & the rest of the flour.

Add the eggs whites (well beaten).


Travailler les jaunes d'oeufs avec le sucre pour faire une pate blanche.

Incorporer peu a peu et alternativement le beurre amolli, la farine et le baking powder.

Parfumer avec de la vanille en poudre ou du zeste de citron rape.

Terminer en ajoutant les blancs d’oeufs battus ferme

Faire cuire a four  moyen pendant 40 ou 50 minutes.