MAG (Mature Age Gay) Sydney


Being gay men, we are interested in practical matters around the home such as cooking tips, maintenance of fire detectors in the home or unit, and gardening.

Chocolate Crackles
Easy cooking with rice
Harry's Vegetable Bake
In the kitchen with Mitchell
Chinese Tomato and Egg Soup
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Hummus Bitahina
In the kitchen with Mitchell
Indian Tiger Fritters
In the kitchen with Mitchell
Melizano Salata
John's Tart
Len's Rhubarb Slice Cake
Marcantonio's Cherry Ripe with White Chocolate Crumble
Vodka & Red Bull Christmas Cake

Marcantonio's Cherry Ripe with White Chocolate Crumble


  • 500 gms Seasonal Cherries - pitted and halved.
  • 2 cups of Shaved Coconut.
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk.
  • 2/3 cup Condensed Milk.
  • 1 block of prime quality white chocolate - broken into small shards in the Kitchen-wizz.
  • Almond Meal, Caster Sugar, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Brown Sugar, Rolled Oats, Butter, Flour and Vanilla Essence. [Usual pantry stuff]
  • Preparations:

  • Pre-heat a pan on medium heat, no oil.
  • Add the coconut slakes, spread them evenly. Toast the flakes, stirring often till golden brown.
  • In a small sauce pot, combine condensed milk and Coconut Cregrave;me, stir well. Add the toasted coconut flakes to the pot. Cook the mixture on medium heat, stirring often for about 15 minutes.
  • Transfer the mixture into a blender and blend well.
  • Place the prepared cherries in a large saucepan and cover with water. Simmer covered with lid on med-high till cherries are just tender [usually 5 mins' once water is simmering]. Then drain cherries well and place in a large bowl.
  • Combine: Caster sugar, Cinnamon, White Chocolate and the Coconut Syrup Mix then fold through the cherries.
  • Crumble Mix:

  • Combine by hand: Flour, Brown Sugar, Rolled Oats, Coconut, Almond Meal, Cinnamon and Nutmeg in a large bowl until evenly mixed through.
  • Melt butter and add Vanilla Essence to butter and stir through.
  • Add butter mix to ingredients and mix well using a fork. Ensure all ingredients are moist and mixture has a crumbly texture.
  • Baking:

  • Place the cherry mix evenly in a medium casserole dish.
  • Spread crumble over top.
  • Bake at 180 °C for 30-40 minutes or until the crumble topping is slightly browned.
  • Enjoy with a large dollop of thickened crème.

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