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Simple Recipes To Make For Your Dad This Father’s Day

Sis baked cookies

Celebrate the special man in your life this Father’s Day by trying out these two simple recipes from the talented chef, Nono Mtshali

The saying a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach couldn’t be truer. Show your dad you appreciate them with these two simple and delicious recipes:

Sis baked cookies

Sis baked cookies


* 180 g unsalted butter, softened
* 1 cup brown sugar
* 1 large egg
* 1 large egg yolk
* 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla essence
* 2 ½ cups flour
* 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
* 1 tsp salt
* 1 cup chocolate chips

* Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking pans with baking sheet paper; set aside.
* In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy, about 3 minutes.
* Beat in the egg, egg yolk and vanilla until well combined.
* In a separate bowl, combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda, and salt with a whisk. Add all the flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat on low speed just until almost fully combined.
* Gently fold in the chocolate chips.
* Using a cookie scoop, scoop mounds of dough onto the prepared baking sheet spacing them 2 inches apart.
* Bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly brown around the edges. Enjoy!

Tomato soup

Tomato soup:

* 2 tbsp olive oil
* 1 white onion, diced
* @tabascosa garlic pepper sauce, to your liking
* 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
* 1/4 tsp each salt & pepper
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 2 cans crushed tomatoes
* 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
* 2 cups boiling water

*  Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.

* Add the onion, red pepper flakes and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions have softened.

* Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more.
* Add the tomatoes, chickpeas, water to the saucepan and salt & pepper; bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes.

* Taste and adjust seasoning.

* Add @tabascosa garlic pepper sauce and stir.

* Ladle the soup into bowls, sprinkle onion flakes and add cream cheese, if desired.

* Serve with bread.

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