Chicken with Mushrooms and Cheese – Flame Queens – Taran van de Heyden (13) Amirah Holmes (13)

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg chicken breast fillets, rinsed and dried
  • 40 g butter yum Ep 6 which is 11 team 2
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 x green pepper
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 400 g mushrooms, diced
  • 500 g Fattis & Monis Pasta Ribbons
  • Salt
  • White Pepper
  • Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce (Ina Paarman)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 500 ml milk
  • 125 g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 150 ml double cream
  • Parsley for garnish

Method:

  1. In the middle of the fillets make a small incision.
  2. Spice it with salt and white pepper. yum Ep 6 which is 11 team 2 action
  3. Heat oil on the pan.
  4. Fry the fillets on slow heat.
  5. Once fillets are nicely browned.
  6. Add onions, garlic, green pepper.
  7. Add milk, tomato and Basil Pasta source.
  8. Prepare mushroom sauce by adding butter and flour and milk together, whisk till creamy.
  9. Add mushrooms and season.
  10. Pour mushroom sauce over fillets.
  11. Sprinkle cheese over sauce. Add dash of parsley on top.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

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Chicken fillet with cheese, butter and a mandarin sauce – Golden Chefs – Reidarh Juries (14) Somila Cengani (11)

Ingredients:

  • 1 chicken fillet cut into 5cm thick slices
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Potatoes
  • Milk
  • Vanilla essence
  • Butter
  • Mushrooms yum Ep 6 which is 11 team 1
  • Oil to fry
  • 1 can (210g) Mandarin slices with syrup
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 spring onions chopped
  • 125ml unsalted butter
  • 125ml blue cheese
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic crushed

Method:

Sauce:

  1. Add the can of Mandarin slices along with syrup into a pot
  2. Stir in ginger, sugar and chopped onions
  3. Bring to the boil in a saucepan.
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring continuously.
  5. Blitz the mixture in a food processor until smooth and strain through a sieve.

Herb butter: 

  1. Blitz the butter, thyme, blue cheese, rosemary, parsley and garlic in a food processor to make a paste.
  2. Shape into a roll, wrap in clingfilm and chill.

Mushrooms:

  1. Fry Mushrooms in some oil, season with salt and pepper to taste.

Mashed Potatoes:

  1. Par boil the potatoes until fork tender yum Ep 6 which is 11 team 1 action
  2. Remove from pot and add butter and milk
  3. Begin to mash and mix all ingredients until it becomes creamy
  4. Add in your vanilla essence and stir
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste

Fillet:

  1. Season each piece of meat with salt and pepper and grill in a heated cast-iron griddle pan to the degree desired.
  2. Put a slice of herb butter on each fillet and plate up with sauce, potatoes and mushrooms.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Chocolate Cake- Power Girls – Inam Zweni (11) Asemahle Lubelwane (11)

Ingredients:

  • 100g Rama Original – melted
  • 3 eggs yum EP 5 which is 10 team 1
  • 260g castor sugar
  • 225g flour
  • ½ cup (45g) cocoa powder
  • 250ml hot water
  • 2 teaspoons (12g) baking powder
  • Chocolate slab (for topping)
  • Spray and cook

Method:

  1. In a bowl, beat the eggs until fluffy, add the sugar and beat until thick, light and creamy, this could take between 3-5 minutes.
  2. Melt Rama original using microwave, once melted add to the water.
  3. Add flour cocoa powder and Rama/ water mix to the eggs and beat lightly for a minute. yum EP 5 which is 10 team 1 action
  4. Add baking powder fold in.
  5. Pour into the cake tins(greased) or 1 ring pan and bake at 180 degrees for 23 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool before finishing
  7. Melt the chocolate slab for topping.
  8. Place cooled cake on serving dish and drizzle over the melted chocolate topping.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Mint Cake – Clever Girls – Zenande Gazi (12) Lona Mrwadi (11)

Ingredients:

  • 100g Rama
  • 3 Eggs yum EP 5 which is 10 team 2
  • 280 ml (260g) Castor Sugar
  • 400 ml (225g) Flour
  • ½ Cup (45g) Cocoa Powder
  • 250 ml Hot Water
  • 2 teaspoons (12g) Baking Powder
  • Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 Cup butter or margarine softened
  • 2 Cups of sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1/2 Teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3 drops green food colouring
  • 1-1/2 Cups of chocolate chips
  • 6 Tablespoons butter or margarine softened
  • 1/4 Teaspoon peppermint extract

Method:

  1. Add all cake ingredients in mixing bowl and mix together until all is combined.
  2. Pour into greased baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes until a toothpick inserted near the centre comes out clear.
  3. Cool on a wire rack. yum EP 5 which is 10 team 2 action
  4. In a bowl, combine the frosting ingredients until smooth spread over cooled cake.
  5. For topping, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir in extract. (FOR ON AIR, USE DOUBLE BOILER METHOD)
  6. Spread over frosting refrigerate until set.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Sausage Rolls with BBQ Sauce- God Given Gifts – Liyema Ngxonono (14) Faith Leseka (11)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup onion (minced/finely chopped) yum EP 4 which is 9 Team 1
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • black pepper to taste
  • 500g Beef sausage
  • 2 onions
  • cooking oil
  • BBQ spice
  • Ready-made puff pastry
  • 1 egg and milk to wash the top of the pastry
  • Flour for dusting the rolling pin

Method:

BBQ sauce:

  1. Chop onion and garlic
  2. Add all BBQ ingredients into the sauce pan and cook until combined and simmer on low heat for 10-15mins

Sausage prep:

  1. Pour cooking oil in a frying pan and switch on stove at approximately 70 c minimum.
  2. Slice your onion into small pieces and add them to the oil. yum EP 4 which is 9 Team 1 action
  3. Mix with a few tablespoons of barbecue sauce and barbecue spice and stir up to regain some flavour.
  4. Add your sausage into the pan and cook until sausage is ready.

Sausage rolls

  1. Once sausage mixture is cooled down – roll out puff pastry and cut into squares – add a piece of the sausage mix in the centre of the puff pastry and roll them up.
  2. Once rolled – brush each sausage roll with egg wash mixture.
  3. Place in preheated oven for 20minutes at 220 degrees Celsius.
  4. Plate up sausage roll with a generous side of homemade BBQ sauce.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

 

Meatballs, Raita and Flatbread – Double Trouble – Ivile Zide (14) Lifa Takane (14)

Ingredients:

  • 500g beef sausage
  • 1 egg yum EP 4 which is 9 Team 2
  • 20 ml Robertson ginger
  • 15 ml Rajah Curry powder
  • 5 ml Robertson paprika
  • ½ tsp 2,5 ml Salt
  • 5 ml crushed garlic
  • 1 lime zest only
  • 125ml plain yoghurt
  • 5 ml Robertson cumin
  • Small cucumber grated,
  • handful of fresh coriander, chopped
  • 500g raw bread dough (from Pick ‘n Pay)
  • oil for frying
  • flour for dusting
  • 5 ml Robertson chili

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 Celsius.
  2. Squeeze out the sausage meat.
  3. In a large bowl combine the Robertson ginger, rajah curry powder, Robertson paprika, Robertson steak and chops spice, salt, yogurt, egg and sausage meat and mix thoroughly. yum EP 4 which is 9 Team 2 action
  4. Roll the mince mixture in ping pong size balls and place on a baking tray.
  5. Drizzle with 15 ml olive oil and roast in the oven for 10 minutes or until slightly browned.
  6. Remove from the oven.
  7. Heat that remaining oil in a frying pan and fry the meatballs tossing them around for 4 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. For the raita: combine all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  9. Roll out bread dough into flat breads and fry till golden.
  10. Plate the meatballs with raita and flatbread.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Spicy Chicken and Cheesy Vegetable Sauce – M&M – Meeshqah Hendericks (16) Mamonaheng Malakane (15)

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken drumsticks
  • Pack of frozen veg (broccoli, cauliflower and carrot mix.) yum EP 1 which is 8 team 1
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Milk
  • White cheese
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Eggs
  • Roasted chicken spice
  • Fresh garlic
  • Fresh ginger
  • Paprika
  • Dried oregano
  • Seasoning

Method:

  1. Bring the water to a boil, over high heat.
  2. When you hear the water bubbling and see steam starting to emerge from the pot, it’s ready. yum EP 1 which is 8 team 1 action
  3. Add the vegetables, cover and reduce the heat: Scatter the vegetables over the steamer basket.
  4. Cover the pot and reduce the heat to medium.
  5. When the vegetables are tender enough to be poked with a knife, they are done.
  6. Heat 2 teaspoons of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Meanwhile, season flour in a bowl with the salt, pepper and other spices.
  8. Dredge chicken pieces into the flour mixture
  9. Dredge the floured chicken pieces into the egg mixture and then cover with breadcrumbs
  10. Add coated chicken pieces to pan and sear for 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  11. Remove chicken breasts from the skillet to a plate and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm. (They will finish cooking later.)
  12. Reduce heat to medium and add butter and flour to the pan
  13. Stir until flour is cooked out and then add milk and continue stirring until it begins to thicken.
  14. Add cheese to the sauce and let it melt through.
  15. Add vegetables to an oven proof dish and cover with cheese sauce.
  16. Bake in oven for 10 minutes on 180 degrees Celsius.
  17. Plate cheesy vegetables along with chicken pieces.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

 

Chicken Curry and Rice – The Gouls – Zezenkosi Nyongo (16) Faakhirah Parker (15)

Ingredients:

  • 6 to 8 Chicken fillet breasts
  • 2 small onions chopped finely yum EP 1 which is 8 team 2
  • 2-3 tablespoons of Garlic and Ginger peeled and grated on fine side of grater
  • 1 Cup of plain Yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons of roasted Masala
  • 2 Teaspoons of Jeera
  • 2 Tablespoons of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of red   chili powder (optional )
  • a can of coconut  cream
  • A bunch of chopped coriander
  • 4 Tablespoons of oil for frying onions
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste (optional)
  • Salt for taste.1-2 teaspoons of turmeric
  • 2 Whole chilies (optional)

Method:

  1. In a bowl add your chicken , yogurt and a little garlic and marinade for a few hours or overnight. yum EP 1 which is 8 team 2 action
  2. In a large pot, add the oil and onions fry until golden brown on a medium heat,
  3. Add a cup of warm water and cook the onions until all water has cooked away.
  4. Next add the spices,  salt , chilies and chicken.
  5. Cook on medium to high heat stirring occasionally, whatever you do , do not add  any water to the curry.
  6. After 8-10 minutes, add the coconut cream and a bunch of chopped coriander.
  7. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir once and turn off the heat.
  8. Do not put a lid on the pot when cooking this dish.
  9. Plate up the curry along with the rice.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Chocolate Mint Surprise – Sweet Melodies – Vuyokazi Peter (16) Onele Tunguntwana (16)

Ingredients:

  • 1 tin of caramel yum EP 2 which is 7 team 2
  • 250 ml fresh cream
  • 2 packets caramel of tennis biscuits
  • 1 slab of cad-bury mint crisp chocolate
  • Mint leaves for garnish

Method:

  1. Crush biscuits.
  2. Beat chilled fresh cream till firm ,using electric beater.
  3. Soften caramel separately until soft ,then fold into beaten cream. Mix together.
  4. First layer crushed biscuits, then caramel and cream mixture on top .
  5. Continue layering until you reach the top of the bowl . yum EP 2 which is 7 team 2 action
  6. Grate chocolate on top.
  7. Garnish with Mint leaf .
  8. Plate up with vanilla flavored ice-cream.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

 

Chocolate Mousse Bomb – Vicious but Delicious – Nabeelah Kader (16) Juwairiyah Hamied (13)

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs yum EP 2 which is 7 team 1
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¾ cup of oil
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa
  • 3 eggs separated
  • 2 x 150g dairy milk chocolate
  • 1 x 250ml fresh cream
  • 1 can spray Clover whipped fresh cream

Method:

  1. Mix melted chocolate, 2 whole egg and 2 egg yolks until well blended.
  2. Blend in liquid. yum EP 2 which is 7 team 1 action
  3. Beat 2 egg whites with electric mixer on medium speed until foamy.
  4. Add sugar; beat until stiff shiny peaks form. Fold whipped cream into egg whites.
  5. Carefully fold chocolate mixture into egg white mixture.
  6. Pour into plastic wrap-lined 4-cup mixing bowl.
  7. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until set.
  8. Unmold onto serving plate.
  9. Remove plastic wrap.
  10. Decorate with chocolate or whatever you prefer

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!