Tuesday, 15 December 2015
Summer has finally arrived. Bring on the long hot balmy nights and family get-togethers over the Christmas and New Year holiday period. Its time to impress your friends and family with perfect shakes and mocktails to cool off from those long hot sunny days! To make the experience easier and more enjoyable grab your stick mixer from the cupboard or kitchen bench, one of the best small kitchen appliances you will ever invest in. Try these simple shake and mocktail recipes to take the heat out of summer. Cranberry Shake You will need 200ml of cranberry juice, 1 frozen banana cut into pieces and one small scoop of vanilla ice cream. Ice cubes can be added if desired or water to reduce the consistency. Place ingredients into a suitable container and mix until desired consistency is reached. Pour into your favourite glass, sit back and enjoy!
Wednesday, 9 December 2015
Nothing sets your taste buds racing more than the smell of a beautiful summer BBQ. Even better when you put in a little extra effort and create your own sauces to boot. Your friends and family are sure to be impressed. Here are some great ideas to go the extra mile at your next BBQ now summer has finally arrived. Using a Stick Mixer In order to make the perfect summer sauce, like salsa verde, place tomatillos, onion and garlic into a saucepan and blend ingredients together using a stick mixer until the consistency is even but not completely liquidised. Now add some chilli pepper, according to your taste, and heat for about ten minutes. Stir in some seasoning, ideally oregano, cumin and salt. Add a cup of water, if the salsa looks like it is drying out. Let mixture cool and serve in your favourite dish together with a big packet of corn chips!