Operating Instructions Microwave / Convection Oven NN-CD997S Model No. NN-CD987W NN-CD997S NN-CD987W Please read these instructions completely before operating this oven and keep for future reference. A00037F40QP F0907-0 Printed in Japan...
We are glad you have chosen to purchase a PANASONIC microwave/Convection Oven. Before operating this oven, please read these instructions completely. If you have only used a microwave oven for reheating and defrosting, with Panasonic’s Inverter Technology, you can be reassured of excellent results when cooking a variety of foods, as the ‘soft’...
Safety Instructions Precautions to be taken when PRACTICAL HINTS using Microwave Ovens for Heating Exterior oven surfaces, including air vents on the cabinet and the oven door will get hot during foodstuffs CONVECTION, COMBINATION and GRILL . INSPECTION FOR DAMAGE Use care when opening or closing door and when inserting or removing food and accessories .
Safety Instructions WARNING (continuance) g) Only use utensils that are suitable for use in m) The door seals and door seal areas should be microwave ovens . cleaned with a damp cloth . h) When heating food in plastic or paper containers, n) The oven should be cleaned regularly and any keep an eye on the appliance due to the food deposits removed .
Installation and Earthing Instructions (continuance) Earthing Instructions Circuit This microwave oven must be earthed . In the event Your microwave oven should be operated on a of an electrical short circuit, earthing reduces the separate 0 A circuit from other appliances . Failure risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for to do this may cause the power board fuse to blow, the electric current .
General Instructions 6 . COOKING TIMES given in the cookbook 8 . Extreme care should be taken when cooking section are APPROXIMATE. Factors that may popcorn . Cook for minimum time as recommended affect cooking time are preferred degree of by manufacturer .
Cookware and Utensil Guide Plastics It is important to use correct containers when cooking in a microwave oven . The following will help Plastic dishes, cups and some freezer containers you to make the right selection . should be used with care in a microwave oven . Choose plastic containers carefully, as some plastic How to Test a Container for Safe Microwave Oven containers may become soft, melt and scorch .
Cookware and Utensil Guide Metal Shells: Scalloped baking shells are best used during reheating and for short periods of cooking time only . Metal cookware or utensils, and those with metallic trim, Thermometers are available for use in microwave should NOT be used on microwave . Since microwave ovens .
Feature Diagram Ceramic Tray . Do not operate the oven without Roller Ring and Ceramic Tray in place . 2 . Only use Ceramic Tray specifically designed for this oven . Do not substitute any other Ceramic tray . 3 .
Feature Diagram - Control Panel The control panel of NN-CD987W has the same key layout as NN-CD997S . Sensor Reheat Pad Display Window (page 23) Auto Menu Pad (page 24 - 28) Turbo Defrost Pad (page 7) Micro (Microwave) Power Pad (page 4 - 6) Menu / Temp.
(Continue pressing for other power levels –– page 4) Plug into a properly grounded electrical outlet . “PANASONIC MICROWAVE/ CONVECTION OVEN WELCOME TO COOKING” appears in the display window . (This will immediately cease when any pad is pressed .)
Quick Guide to Operation Feature How to Operate To Set Clock (page 3) Enter time of day . 2 x press (Max 2:59) To Use To Set: To Cancel: Display Display Child Safety Lock (page 3) 3 x press 3 x press Display returns to clock .
To Set Clock Display Press. Press twice. e .g . :25 Enter time of day using the Time / Weight Dial. NOTES: . To reset time of day, repeat the steps as above . 2 . The clock will keep time of day as long as the oven is plugged in and electricity is supplied . 3 .
To Reheat / Defrost / Cook by Micro Power and Time Use of Accessory: Ceramic Tray Select Micro Power Set Cooking Time HIGH: up to 30 minutes Others: up to hours Time can be entered in 0 second intervals up to 5 mins then min intervals .
To Reheat / Defrost / Cook by Micro Power and Time Frozen Convenience Foods Item Frozen Approx. Time Power Instruction (pre-cooked) (in minutes) BREAD & BAKED PRODUCTS Bread slice MED HIGH 5 - 20 sec Do not let bread get hot, or it will become rubbery loaf (700 g) MED HIGH 2 - 3...
To Reheat / Defrost / Cook by Micro Power and Time Defrost by Setting Time Press twice . Set time . Press . Preparation for Freezing: . Heavy-duty plastic wraps and bags, and freezer wraps are suitable . 2 . Freeze meat, poultry and fish in packages with only or 2 layers of food . To aid in separating layers, place two pieces of wax paper between them .
To Defrost by Turbo Defrost Use of Accessory: Turbo Defrost This feature allows you to defrost meat, poultry and seafood by entering the weight . Ceramic Tray Press Set Weight Max . weight 3 kg Weight can be entered in 0 . kg intervals .
To Cook on Convection/2 Level Convection Use of Accessory: 2 Level Convection: 1 Level Convection: High Rack Low Rack Low Rack Ceramic Tray Ceramic Tray Press (1 Level Convection) Press (2 Level Convection) Select the desired oven temperature 100°C to 250°C. 40°C is temperature for fermentation of yeast doughs.
To Cook on Convection/2 Level Convection (continuance) Convection Cooking: Just like a conventional oven, the convection oven has a heating element to give the dry heating needed to produce crisp, browned exteriors . Convection cooking has the addition of a fan to produce conventional results with a slightly reduced cooking time .
To Cook on Grill Use of Accessory: There are two Grill settings available. High Rack Grill 1(High) is ideal for grilling meat, chicken and fish fillets. Grill 2 (Low) is ideal for grilling whole fish and oven baked chips and browning cheese and egg dishes. Place a heatproof glass or ceramic dish under the rack to catch any excess fat or meat juices.
To Cook on Combination Use of Accessory: There are 6 combination settings for Convection/Microwave . To select the correct program for particular foods, refer to next page . Ceramic Tray Low Rack can be used for Combination cooking . Select Setting COMB -6 and the program temperature appears in the...
To Cook on Combination Examples of Foods to Cook by Combination Mode Combination Oven Micro Power Foods suitable setting Temperature Level COMB Casseroles, pot roasts, meat loaves, corned meat 50˚C COMB 2 Quiche, baked custards, rice pudding 60˚C COMB 3 Cakes, self saucing pudding, layered slices, apple pie 70˚C COMB 4...
To Reheat by Sensor Reheat Sensor Reheat (200 g - 1.2 kg) This feature allows you to reheat most of your favourite foods without having to select cooking times and power levels . The oven does it all automatically . Use of Accessory: All foods must be pre-cooked .
To Cook by Auto Menu Sensor Cook (Auto Menu 1 - 9) This feature allows you to cook most of your favourite foods without having to select cooking times and power levels . The oven does it all automatically . Use of Accessory: Ceramic Tray Press...
To Cook by Auto Menu Sensor Cook (Auto Menu 1 - 9) continuance 1. FROZEN REHEAT 6. RICE (200 g - 1.2 kg) cup - 3 cups) Suitable for reheating pre-cooked soups, stews, Use a larger sized dish to prevent rice from ...
To Cook by Auto Menu Weight Cook (Auto Menu 10 - 18): This feature allows you to cook most of your favourite foods on combination by setting the weight. Use of Accessory: Low Rack Ceramic Tray Press Select Menu Select category 10 - 18. (see page 27 - 28.) Set Weight Weight can be entered in 0.1 kg...
To Cook by Auto Menu Weight Cook (Auto Menu 10 - 18): continuance 10. BEEF RARE / 15. PORK (0.7 - 3.0 kg) 11. BEEF MEDIUM (0.7 - 3.0 kg) Select roasts that are uniform in shape, if not, tie ...
To Cook by Auto Menu Weight Cook (Auto menu 10 - 18): continuance 18. CHICKEN AND BAKED VEGETABLES (0.7 - 3.0 kg (meat only) • To keep poultry in shape during cooking , truss or tie the legs of the bird together . Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with herbs if desired .
To Use Recipe Prompting Recipe Prompting helps you to cook by following the recipe methods in the display window. 40 recipes are pre-programmed. (Refer to the next page.) Press Select Menu until the desired recipe appears in the display window. Recipes are arranged alphabetically.
To Use Recipe Prompting NOTE: Throughout Recipe Prompting, the oven will instruct you to set the cooking time and power level at each stage of the recipe. Set the instructed power level and cooking time using the Micro Power pad and Time / Weight Dial.
Before Requesting Service ALL THESE THINGS ARE NORMAL: The oven causes interference Some radio and TV interference might occur when you cook with the with my TV. microwave oven. This interference is similar to the interference caused by small appliances such as mixers, vacuums, hair dryer, etc. It does not indicate a problem with your oven.
Care of Your Microwave Oven BEFORE CLEANING: AFTER CLEANING: Unplug at socket of the oven . If impossible, leave Be sure to replace Roller Ring and Ceramic Tray oven door open to prevent oven from accidentally in the proper position and press Stop/Reset Pad turning on .
Panasonic Warranty . The product is warranted for 2 months from the date of purchase . Subject to the conditions of this warranty Panasonic or it's Authorised Service Centre will perform necessary service on the product without charge for parts or labour if, in the opinion of Panasonic, the product is found to be faulty within the warranty period .
Table of Contents Cooking Guide microwave Recipe Preparation and Techniques ......... 2 - 4 Everyday Basics .
Microwave Recipe Preparation and Techniques Microwaves penetrate the surface of the food to a depth of about two to three centimeters and then the heat is gradually conducted in a random pattern. Some parts of food matter cook faster than others. Special microwaving techniques are used to promote fast and even cooking.
Microwave Recipe Preparation and Techniques Covering Converting Your Favourite Conventional Recipes Covering food minimises the microwave cooking for Microwave Cooking time. Because microwave cooking is done by time and not direct heat, the rate of evaporation cannot be easily controlled. However, this can be corrected When adapting conventional recipes for microwave cooking, reduce the conventional cooking time to by using different materials to cover dishes.
Microwave Recipe Preparation and Techniques Menu Planning for Microwave Cooking Handy Hints and Tips How to Keep Everything Hot at The Same Time • To blanch (1 cup) nuts, place in a pie plate. Cover with hot tap water and heat on HIGH for to Plan your meals so that the food will not all need minutes.
Everyday Basics Cheesy Ham Omelette Poached Eggs Cheesy Ham Omelette Serves: Serves: 1 to Ingredients: Ingredients: x 60 g eggs eggs, separated hot tap water tablespoons milk dash of vinegar salt and pepper pinch of salt grated cheese 0 g ham, cut into strips...
Everyday Basics Muesli Makes: 4 cups Serves: 1 Ingredients: Ingredients: honey 1 cup hot tap water 2 tablespoons butter tea bag 2 cups rolled oats unprocessed bran Method: Pour water into a heatproof cup. Cook on HIGH for shredded coconut nuts, chopped 2 to 2 minutes.
Everyday Basics Vegetable Soup Popcorn Serves: 4 to Serves: 2 to 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: 500 g prepared vegetables of your choice 2 teaspoons butter (carrots, turnips, celery, etc.) 3 tablespoons popping corn finely chopped onion, chopped Method: 2 tablespoons butter Place all ingredients in a loosely twisted oven bag.
Soups, Snacks and Starters Pea and Ham Soup Tomato Bacon Soup Serves: 6 Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: Ingredients: 500 g green split peas rashers bacon, chopped 50 g smoked ham hock onion, diced medium onion, chopped 40 g can crushed tomatoes 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoons...
Soups, Snacks and Starters Potato and Leek Soup Serves: 4 to Ingredients: 4 (1 kg) large potatoes, peeled, diced medium leeks, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons dried thyme 2 cups hot chicken stock 1 tablespoon flour salt and pepper 250 ml cream Method: Place potatoes, leeks, thyme and chicken stock in...
Soups, Snacks and Starters Potato and Corn Soup Serves: to Ingredients: rashers bacon, rind removed onion, thinly sliced 500 g potatoes, peeled and diced 4 cups chicken stock 440 g creamed corn 2 tablespoons flour, mixed with a little stock teaspoon thyme pepper...
Soups, Snacks and Starters Roasted red Capsicum & Mushroom Bruschetta Cheese and Red Pesto Tartlets Makes: Makes: 24 Ingredients: Ingredients: 200 g (4 or 5) large flat mushrooms 300 g ready rolled short crust pastry sheets 1 tablespoon olive oil 0 g red pesto or sun dried tomato paste slices...
Soups, Snacks and Starters Quiche Lorraine Chicken San Choy Bau Serves: 4 to Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: Pastry: dried shiitake mushrooms cups self-raising flour 2 teaspoons sesame oil pinch salt 1 clove garlic, chopped 0 g butter 500 g minced chicken 2 tablespoons water...
Soups, Snacks and Starters Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings Serves: 4 Ingredients: lemon juice olive oil cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard tablespoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns 1 kg chicken wings Method: Combine first six ingredients. Place chicken in a flat dish and pour over remaining combined ingredients.
Soups, Snacks and Starters Spinach and Filo Pie Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: bunch spinach 0 g Fetta cheese eggs 1 cup cream 1 tablespoon flour teaspoon nutmeg ground black pepper 1 clove garlic, crushed sheets filo pastry 40 g butter, melted teaspoons sesame seeds...
Fish and Shellfish Directions for Grilling Fish and Shellfish Cook in oven with High Rack in place on Grill 1 for Place fish or shellfish on High Rack. fillets and steaks, Grill for whole fish and shellfish. Cook for the times recommended in chart. For lobster tails, remove soft shell centre (underneath Whole fish and fish steaks should be carefully turned portion) of lobster tails by cutting centre out with...
Fish and Shellfish Directions for Cooking Fish and Shellfish by Microwave Directions for Cooking Fish Clean fish before starting the recipe. Arrange fish by Auto Menu (Sensor Cook): in a single layer, do not overlap edges. Prawns and scallops should be placed in a single layer. Clean and prepare fish.
Fish and Shellfish Thai Fish Cakes Baked Atlantic salmon with Lemongrass Serves: 4 to Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: 500 g white fish fillets 4 x 150 g Atlantic salmon fillets 1 tablespoon red curry paste 1 stalk fresh lemongrass 2 tablespoons cornflour lime, grated rind and juice...
Fish and Shellfish Golden Seafood Pie Serves: 4 Ingredients: 400 g white fish fillets 00 g peeled green prawns 100 g calamari rings 1 cup water 1 tablespoon lemon juice 30 g butter onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon French mustard...
Fish and Shellfish Oysters Kilpatrick Garlic Prawns Serves: Serves: Ingredients: Ingredients: oysters in shell, opened 60 g butter 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce 1 clove garlic, crushed tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon lemon juice salt and pepper 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 60 g bacon, finely chopped...
Poultry Directions for Cooking Whole Poultry by Microwave Cooking Season as desired, but salt after cooking. Browning sauce (e.g. soy, Worcestershire) mixed with equal parts of butter will enhance the appearance. After cooking, check the internal temperature of the bird with a microwave or conventional meat thermometer, inserted into the thigh muscle.
Poultry Directions for Grilling Chicken Pieces If desired, brush chicken with butter, margarine, oil or sauce before and during grilling. Basting helps prevent chicken from drying out. Place chicken skin-side down on High Rack with a dish underneath, to catch drips. Cook for times recommended in the chart.
Poultry Directions for Cooking Poultry by Combination Wash poultry and pat dry. Season poultry as desired. Whole Turkey ( kg to 4 kg): Place turkey on Low Whole poultry may be roasted stuffed or unstuffed. Rack, with a dish set underneath, to catch drips. Halfway through cooking, shield tops of drumsticks Whole Roasting Chickens (1.0 kg to . kg): Place with a strip of foil.
Poultry Directions for Cooking Poultry Pieces by Microwave Arrange pieces skin-side up, and evenly spread in a Cover with wax paper, or paper towel. Multiply the shallow dish. weight by the minimum time recommended in the chart. Poultry Chart for Microwave Cooking by Time Approx.
Poultry Chicken and Vegetable Korma Tarragon Chicken and Mushrooms Serves: 4 Serves: 6 to Ingredients: Ingredients: 00 g sweet potato 1 kg chicken pieces 00 g potato onion, sliced 1 tablespoon teaspoon dried tarragon leaves onion, diced salt and peper cloves garlic, crushed 10 g...
Poultry Chicken Rolls with Honey Mustard Chicken Pie Serves: 4 to 6 Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: Ingredients: 00 g chicken thigh fillets, diced small chicken thigh fillets 60 g butter prunes, pitted onion, chopped green onions 100 g mushrooms, sliced tablespoon flaked almonds...
Poultry Roast Turkey Serves: 6 to Ingredients: . kg turkey 60 g butter stick celery, finely sliced small onion, finely chopped small cooking apples, peeled and grated cups fresh breadcrumbs tablespoons brandy 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped salt and pepper tablespoons brandy, extra...
Poultry Chinese Chicken Wings Plum Glazed Quails Serves: 4 to Serves: 2 to 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: 1 kg chicken wings quails teriyaki sauce cooked long grain rice 2 tablespoons tomato sauce 1 tablespoon chopped green onions 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon finely chopped basil 1 clove...
Poultry Chicken Wings in Lemon Sauce Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: 1 kg chicken wings soy sauce 1 teaspoon ground ginger cloves garlic, crushed lemon juice Method: To Cook by Microwave: Place chicken wings in a 3-litre casserole dish. Mix together remaining ingredients and pour over chicken wings.
Main Fare Meats Directions for Cooking Tender Cuts of Meat by Microwave After heating, check temperature using a meat For best results, select roasts that are uniform in thermometer. The thermometer should not touch shape. bone or fat. If it does, the reading could be Place meat on a microwave suitable rack in a inaccurate.
Main Fare Meats Directions for Cooking Less-Tender Cuts of Meat by Microwave Less-tender cuts of meat such as pot roasts should If an oven cooking bag is used, prepare the bag be cooked in liquid. Use to 1 cup of soup, broth, according to package directions.
Main Fare Meats Directions for Cooking Meats by Combination Season roast as desired, but add salt after cooking. To Cook by Manual Combination: Salt can be used for cooking Pork. Multiply the weight of the meat by the minimum recommended minutes per 500 g. Cook meat on Beef, Pork and Lamb Roasts: Place fat-side Combination 5 for beef roasts and pork roast and down on Low Rack with a dish underneath to catch...
Main Fare Meats Directions for Grilling Meat Trim excess fat from meat. Slash fat with a sharp turn meat over. Season after cooking. To test for knife to prevent meat curling. Place meat on High desired cooking, cut into meat. Red colour indicates Rack with a dish underneath, to catch drips.
Main Fare Meats Rack of Lamb Serves: 4 Ingredients: racks of lamb (approx. 40 g each) cloves garlic, cut into slices rosemary Method: Score rack of lamb and insert slices of garlic under skin. Place lamb fat side down on Low Rack. Sprinkle with rosemary.
Main Fare Meats Rosemary and Lamb Kebabs Lamb Chops with Spicy Sauce Serves: 4 Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: 500 g lamb back strap Marinade: ⁄ lemon juice medium dry sherry 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons lemon juice...
Main Fare Meats Roast Beef Barbecue Glazed Meatloaf Serves: 6 Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: kg roast beef Barbecue Glaze seasoned flour ⁄ water 1 tablespoon tomato paste Method: 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar Place beef on Low Rack with a dish underneath, to 1 tablespoon brown sugar catch drips.
Main Fare Meats Mini Meatballs Gingered Pork Stir Fry Serves: 4 Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: 00 g topside mince 00 g sliced lean pork onion, finely chopped ⁄ teriyaki sauce 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon honey fresh breadcrumbs teaspoons minced ginger 1 tablespoon tomato sauce...
Main Fare Meats Beef Roll with Spinach and Onion Stuffing Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: thick skirt steaks (approx. 500 g each), pounded Stuffing: 1 tablespoon butter 1 clove garlic, crushed bunch spinach, washed and roughly chopped green onions, finely sliced fresh breadcrumbs salt and pepper egg, lightly beaten...
Main Fare Meats Pepper Pot Beef Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: 1 clove garlic, crushed red capsicum, sliced 400 g can tomatoes 00 g cubed beef tomato paste 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon cracked pepper Method: In a 3-litre dish mix garlic, capsicum, tomatoes, beef, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and pepper.
Main Fare Meats Veal Paprika Crispy Spinach Stuffed Pork Serves: 4 Serves: 6 Ingredients: Ingredients: 750 g diced veal 1.8 kg boned pork loin roll 250 g mushrooms, sliced bunch spinach, 1 cup chicken stock washed and stalks removed onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon...
Vegetable Varieties Directions for Cooking Vegetables by Microwave Fresh Vegetables Frozen Vegetables Place vegetables in a casserole dish. Add to Remove vegetables from package and place in tablespoons of water per 500 g of vegetables. Add an appropriate sized container. Vegetables frozen salt to water or add after cooking.
Vegetable Varieties Fresh Vegetables Chart for Time Cooking Vegetables should be covered and cooked on HIGH power for best results. Weights given are trimmed weights. Approximate Cooking Time Vegetable Quantity Cooking Procedure (in min.) on HIGH power Asparagus 0 g Covered dish with cup water.
Vegetable Varieties Creamed Spinach Fanned Potatoes Serves: 4 Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: bunch spinach, roughly chopped 50 g butter green onions, finely chopped 00 g potatoes, peeled 1 clove garlic, crushed salt 2 tablespoons sour cream paprika Method: salt and pepper Melt butter in a 2-cup jug on HIGH for 1 to 2 Method: minutes.
Vegetable Varieties Frittata Tomato Vegetable Casserole Serves: 4 Serves: 2 to 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: 400 g potatoes, thinly sliced 200 g sliced mushrooms onion, peeled and sliced egg plant, chopped red capsicum, finely sliced 200 g zucchini sliced green capsicum, finely sliced capsicum, sliced medium sized tomato, chopped onion sliced...
Vegetable Varieties Cheesy Mashed Potatoes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 500 g potatoes, peeled and quartered water milk 1 tablespoon butter grated cheese pinch of nutmeg Method: Place potatoes and water into a 2-litre casserole dish. Cover and cook on HIGH for 8 to 10 minutes. Drain.
Vegetable Varieties Saute Mushrooms Tomato and Onion Serves: 4 to 6 Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 600 g (approx. 3) tomatoes, thinly sliced 400 g mushrooms onion, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed teaspoon basil salt and pepper salt and pepper to taste tablespoons chopped parsley...
Vegetable Varieties Sausage & Bean Stuffed Capsicums Minted Peas Serves: 4 Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: 250 g thin Italian sausages 1 kg fresh peas, shelled small onion, chopped 1 teaspoon water 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon butter 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 tablespoon chopped mint...
Rice, Pasta and Cereal Directions for Cooking Rice and Other Grains by Microwave Follow directions in chart on page 4 for recommended dish size, amounts of water and cooking time. Add grain to cold water. Add salt and butter according to package directions. Cook on HIGH for time recommended in chart.
Rice, Pasta and Cereal Directions for Cooking Rice and Other Grains by Microwave Approx. Time to Amount Cook Grain on Standing Time Item Container of Cold Water HIGH Uncovered (in minutes) (in minutes) RICE Brown (1 cup) 4-litre dish cups to 5 Long Grain (1 cup) -litre dish...
Rice, Pasta and Cereal Seasoned Rice Serves: to Ingredients: onion chopped 1 cup long grain rice 1 teaspoon thyme 25 ml chicken stock slivered almonds, toasted sultanas Method: In a 3-litre dish place onion, rice, thyme and chicken stock.
Rice, Pasta and Cereal Chickpea Salad with Coriander Dressing Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: 1 cup dried chickpeas, water for soaking 3 cups boiling water red capsicum, diced Lebanese cucumber, diced 0 g cherry tomatoes, quartered Spanish onion, diced Coriander Dressing: ⁄...
Rice, Pasta and Cereal Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Penne Serves: 4 Ingredients: 0 g penne cups boiling water ⁄ sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained 1 cup basil leaves ⁄ toasted pinenuts ⁄ grated parmesan cheese 300 ml cream ⁄ sliced ham ⁄...
Cakes, Slices and Biscuits Caramel Banana Cake Vanilla Poppy seed Cake Makes: 1 x 20 cm ring cake Makes: 1 x cm loaf pan Ingredients: Ingredients: 125 g butter, softened 125 g butter brown sugar 1 cup caster sugar eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla essence...
Cakes, Slices and Biscuits Mocha Carrot Cake Rich Fruit Cake Makes: 3 cm ring pan Serves: 6 to Ingredients: Ingredients: 1 cup self-raising flour 1. kg mixed dried fruit teaspoon bicarbonate of soda chopped glacé pineapple caster sugar 1 cup slivered almonds crushed pineapple 0 g...
Cakes, Slices and Biscuits Sour Cream Chocolate Bars Lemon Friands Makes: 1 pieces Makes: Ingredients: Ingredients: 100 g butter, softened 10 g unsalted butter ⁄ caster sugar 0 g icing sugar 0 g plain flour 10 g sour cream 1 g almond meal 1 teaspoon...
Cakes, Slices and Biscuits Lace Biscuits Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes: 1 to 0 biscuits Makes: 30 large cookies Ingredients: Ingredients: tablespoons liquid glucose 0 g butter brown sugar 1 cup brown sugar 60 g butter, melted 1 cup caster sugar plain flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence...
Cakes, Slices and Biscuits Speedy Chocolate Bit Slice Chocolate Brownies Makes: 1 x cm pan Makes: 0 cm square pan Ingredients: Ingredients: 0 g butter melted 1 g butter 1 g sweet biscuit crumbs 00 g dark chocolate,chopped 0 g chocolate bits 1 cup caster sugar...
Cakes, Slices and Biscuits Caramel Coconut Slice Lemon Coconut Meringue Slice Makes: 1 x cm pan Makes: 1 x cm pan Ingredients: Ingredients: 100 g butter 0 g butter, softened plain flour caster sugar self-raising flour plain flour coconut cornflour caster sugar...
Desserts and Pastries Honey Oaty Slice Makes: 2 x 1 cm Swiss roll pan Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup plain flour coconut sugar 125 g butter 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons water teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Method: Grease and paper line a 2 x 1 cm slice pan. Combine oats, flour, coconut and sugar in a large bowl.
Desserts and Pastries Apricot Cheesecake Honeycomb Cheesecake Serves: to 10 Serves: to Ingredients: Ingredients: 250 g plain biscuits 250 g packet honey snap biscuits, 0 g butter crushed apricot jam 125 g butter 250 g ricotta cheese 3 teaspoons gelatine 1 cup...
Desserts and Pastries Individual Christmas Pudding Butterscotch Pudding Makes: Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: Ingredients: 100 g sultanas self-raising flour, sifted 150 g raisins 400 g sweetened condensed milk 50 g craisins 30 g butter 100 g dates, chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 100 g...
Desserts and Pastries Baked Alaska Surprise Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: 10 to 1 sponge finger biscuits 1 round trifle sponge punnet strawberries, hulled and cut in half 1 tablespoon caster sugar tablespoons fruit liqueur 1 litre vanilla ice cream egg whites caster sugar, extra almonds, chopped (optional)
Desserts and Pastries Lemon Meringue Pie Rhubarb Apple Ginger Compote Serves: 4 to 6 Serves: 4 Ingredients: Ingredients: Pastry: 300 g rhubarb, chopped 1 cup plain flour apples, peeled, sliced 2 tablespoons caster sugar 30 g glace ginger, chopped 7 g butter cups sugar...
Micro - Made Extras Coffee Liqueur Caramel Sauce Makes: 3 cups Makes: 2 cups Ingredients: Ingredients: cups hot tap water 400 g condensed milk 2 cups sugar brown sugar instant coffee granules 2 tablespoons golden syrup 2 cups vodka 300 ml thickened cream 3 teaspoons vanilla essence...
Micro - Made Extras Mushroom Sauce Brandy Sauce Makes: 1 cups Makes: 1 cups Ingredients: Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons cornflour 1 teaspoon soy sauce 3 tablespoons sugar cream 2 tablespoons golden syrup salt and pepper taste 1 cup milk...
Micro - Made Extras Strawberry Jam Makes: Approximately 1. kg Ingredients: 1 kg strawberries, washed and hulled 1 kg caster sugar pectin if required Method: Place strawberries in a 4-litre casserole dish. Cover and cook on HIGH for 5 minutes. Stir in sugar and pectin if required.
Micro - Made Extras Peach Butter Mango Chutney Makes: 2 cups Makes: 3 cups Ingredients: Ingredients: 425 g can peaches, drained 450 g fresh mango, sliced 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 250 g cooking apples, lemon juice peeled, cored and sliced 0 g butter 2 tablespoons...
Micro - Made Extras Gravy Makes: 2 cups Ingredients: 2 tablespoons dripping or pan juices small onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon tomato paste cups beef stock salt and pepper Method: Place dripping or pan juices and onion in a 2-cup jug.