Crispy Calamari with Plum &  Chilli Salsa

Crispy Calamari with Plum & Chilli Salsa

Crispy Calamari with Plum & Chilli Salsa Serves 4 Ingredients: For the Calamari: 600g – 800g calamari rings Juice 1/2 lemon Salt and pepper 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups cake flour 4 Tbsps Zola’s Feasts Flavourbomb Spice Mix (or your favourite spice blend) Oil for...
Spiced Plum Rum

Spiced Plum Rum

Spiced Plum Rum Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 star-anise, toasted 4 cinnamon shards 3 plums, sliced into wedges 1 orange, sliced 4 tots dark rum, or more if you dare! Lemonade and soda water Ice cubes Method Place star anise, cinnamon, a few plum wedges, orange slices and...
Iphalishi with Roasted Plums

Iphalishi with Roasted Plums

Iphalishi with Roasted Plums Serves 4 Ingredients: For the plums: 4 ripe plums, halved 1 Tbs juniper berries 2 star anise 4 Tbsps honey 1/4 cup water 3 cups water For iphalishi: 1 tsp salt 1 cup milk 1 cup maize meal Method Preheat oven to 180̊ ̊c Place halved plums,...
Festive Gammon with Spiced Roasted Plums

Festive Gammon with Spiced Roasted Plums

Festive Gammon with Spiced Roasted Plums Serves 6 Ingredients: 8 plums, halved Juice of 2 oranges 3 cm knob ginger, grated 1 tsp (5ml) 5-spice powder 2 star anise 1 – 2 Tbsp (15-30 ml) brown sugar (depending on sweetness of plums) Gammon 1 .2 kg gammon 1.5 L ginger...
Yummy Plummy Bread and Butter Pudding

Yummy Plummy Bread and Butter Pudding

Yummy Plummy Bread and Butter Pudding Serves 4 Ingredients: 10 slices of stale white bread crusts removed and buttered in both sides. 2 heaped Tbsps of strawberry jam zest and juice of one lemon 6 large plums stoned and chopped into small pieces 350 ml milk 125 ml...
Honeyed Plum Panacotta

Honeyed Plum Panacotta

Honeyed Plum Panacotta Children love jelly; this delicious dessert will appeal to both children and adults. Ingredients: 350 g red plums stoned and chopped ½ cup caster sugar  1½ cups cream 2 Tbsps honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 tsps powdered gelatine 250 ml Greek...
Honey Plum Dessert Cake

Honey Plum Dessert Cake

Honey Plum Dessert Cake Ingredients: 1 cup sifted cake flour ½ cup sugar 2 tsps baking powder Pinch salt 100ml melted butter 125ml warm milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs beaten 1 Tbsp orange zest 600g stoned sliced plums tossed in 1 tablespoon of honey Method Preheat...
Boozy Plums

Boozy Plums

Boozy Plums I make a few smaller jars to spread the love. These plums are wonderful spooned over great blobs of vanilla ice cream. They make wonderful gifts.   Makes a 750 ml jar with leftovers to keep. Ingredients: 1 cup brandy 1 ½ cups water 1 cinnamon stick 2...
Zucotto with Plum Compote

Zucotto with Plum Compote

Zucotto with Plum Compote Zucotto is an rich Italian trifle which works beautifully with a plum sauce. Serves 6 Preparation time: 40 min Standing time: 6 hours Ingredients: Zucotto 500 ml (2 c) cream 90 ml (6 T) caster sugar 10 ml (2 t) vanilla essence 10 ml (2 t)...