Alison holst recipes

Curried Pumpkin, Kumera and Bacon Soup

Curried Pumpkin, Kumera and Bacon Soup

Peel the pumpkin, remove the seeds and cut into 5cm/2" cubes. Cut bacon into short strips. Brown bacon over moderate heat in a large soup pot adding some of the butter if the bacon looks like sticking
Curried Kumera

Curried Kumera

Heat the oil in a large frypan or pot, add the mustard seeds, cumin, coriander, curry poder and chili powder and heat gently till the bubble
Parmesan and Sesame Crimple Crackers

Parmesan and Sesame Crimple Crackers

Heat oven to 160°C (150°C fanbake), with the rack just below the middle. Measure the first five ingredients into a food processor or large bowl
Mum's Easy Spiced Apple Cake

Mum's Easy Spiced Apple Cake

Make the topping first by placing all the topping ingredients into the food processor bowl and process with the metal chopping blade until the butter is chopped into small pieces
Curried Fish Fingers

Curried Fish Fingers

Cut the fish fillets lengthwise into 3/4" (2cm) strips, then crosswise into fingers. Cut crosswise with the knife at an angle so the fingers taper at each end
Microwaved Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Microwaved Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Make the savoury crumbs by melting the first measusure of butter in a flat bottomed dish about 20-30 diameter, in microwave for about 30 secs
Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry

Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry

This recipe is from Simon and AlisonHolst’s ‘100 great ways to use slow cookers and crockpots’ – a bit of a mouthful, but an excellent cook-book

Louise Cake Slice

It’s also a breeze to make and this lovely recipe comes from one of the doyens of New Zealand cookery – AlisonHolst

Alison Holst's Hot Cross Buns

1 Measure the yeast mixture, flour, brown sugar and salt into a large bowl. Stir to mix and then add the cold milk followed by the boiling water

Meatloaf the Lazy Way

Measure cornflakes and milk into the roasting bag. Add egg, beef and stock powder and mix ingredients by kneading the bag carefully

Courgette Fritters

Beat the eggs. Crush the garlic and add to the eggs with the salt. Mix again. Add the firmly packed grated courgette and cheese then stir in enough self-raising flour to make a batter consistency

Easy Slow-Cooker Meatloaf

Mix everything together well. Shape the mixture into a loaf or ball shape (whatever your slow cooker fits best) on a sheet of baking paper

Curried Red Lentil Dahl

Heat the oil in a large pan. Cook onion and garlic, stirring frequently, until the onion has softened and is turning clear