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Mealie bread

Makes 1 loaf Mealie bread is a true South African favourite and a popular side dish with a braai. Everyone has their own recipe, but this easy version is made with everyday ingredients and will disappear from the table in an instant. Bake the batter as muffins to pack for a picnic, lunch boxes or food for the road on…

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Homemade bread

Makes 1 large or 2 smaller loaves (1,5 kg bread dough) INGREDIENTS 1 kg stone ground or ordinary white bread flour 1 x 10 g packet instant yeast 10 ml (2 tsp) soft brown sugar 7,5 ml (½ tbsp) salt 60 ml (¼ cup) Westfalia Plain Avocado Oil about 800 ml lukewarm water extra flour for kneading METHOD 1. Place…

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Chocolate cake with avocado oil

Makes  1 x two-layer cake This light and fluffy cake recipe is so versatile. The batter is enough for 2 x 20 cm cakes, but if you feel like a more indulgent three-layer cake, like in the photograph, then double the batter and bake in 3 x 18 cm or 20 cm tins. Alternatively, bake a batch of chocolate cupcakes….

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Apple and berry galette

Serves 8 – 10 A galette is a tart with a more rustic shortcrust pastry and fruity filling. The pastry is folded over the edges of the filling, leaving the centre uncovered. In this version half the butter in the pastry is replaced with avocado oil, ideal for baking, for a delicious taste and texture. Ingredients Pastry 400 ml (225…

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Mini lemon polenta cakes with herbs

Makes 6 mini loaves Whip up these light and fluffy mini tea cakes— they’re sure to impress. Westfalia Avocado Oil is your ideal baking partner and the lemon-flavoured oil lends a lovely zesty taste. The polenta and nuts adds to the interesting texture and the hint of fresh herbs is perfect with the lemon flavour. INGREDIENTS 180 ml (¾ cup)…

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Mexican salad bowl with guacamole

Serves 4 A delicious combination of colourful ingredients for a light, yet nutritious vegan meal. And when you add anything avo, it’s always better! INGREDIENTS 30 ml (2 tbsp) Westfalia Garlic Flavoured Avocado Oil 15 ml (1 tbsp) fresh thyme leaves 10 ml (2 tsp) paprika 1 small butternut with the skin on, quartered and sliced into wedges salt, pepper…

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Guacamole and cauliflower hummus

Makes 600 – 750 ml Hummus is a popular chickpea paté typically served with warm pieces of pita bread or as a dip with veggies. It’s delicious on a sandwich or burger and well-known as part of vegetarian or even vegan meals. These days a range of other ingredients are added for new flavour profiles. Roasting cauliflower with the chickpeas,…

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Guacamole smoothie bowl

Serves 2 (makes about 500 ml) This combination of ingredients is a refreshing light meal or snack. The guacamole adds a creamy texture and is delicious with the freshness of cucumber, fresh ginger, mint and basil. Coconut milk lends a special flavour to this moreish bowl of healthy goodness. Ingredients ¼ cucumber, cut in small cubes 1 x 200 g…

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Spicy tomato soup with guacamole and avo

Serves 4 – 6 Guacamole and avocado are delicious accompaniments to many different meals, but have you ever enjoyed it over a bowl of soup? The roasted veggies and spices in this soup are perfect for cold winter’s evenings, especially when served with dollops of Westfalia Guacamole or slices of fresh avocado. The salsa adds a refreshing taste and spicy…

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