Foodlover's Recipes - Page 4

Burmese Banana Bark And Prawn Curry

Heat oil, fry garlic till brown, add masala, onions, prawns, salt and green chillies, fry well for app 5 mins. Add coconut milk, tomatoes and banana bark. Bring to the boil, then simmer till bark is cooked. Serve with plain boiled rice. - 35.9859

Chinese Chilli Beef

Wash, wipe and cut meat into 2" x 1/2" strips and marinate in a shallow bowl in a mixture of crushed garlic, ginger, pepper, salt, sugar and soya sauce for an hour. Cut capsicums into thick strips, chop chillies fine, cut onion into 8 wedges and halve... - 44.7686

Kaju Firni

Mix pounded rice in 3/4 cup milk and grind fine the nuts in rose water. Blend milk and condensed milk well together and cook for 10 mins. Add in rice paste. Cook and stir till it boils. Reduce heat and continue to cook till slightly thick. Add in nuts and... - 44.2332

Bombil Ki Chutney

Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry bombil till crisp and golden brown. Remove from oil and pound coarsely when cool. Remove hot oil from fire and add in the garlic, onion, salt, pounded masala and bombils into it. Mix we till cool. Keep in a china bowl or glass... - 38.9008

Pista Kulfi

Scald milk and reduce to 3/4 quantity. Mix sugar and flour, add a little warm milk and make a smooth paste. Add paste to milk, stir and cook on a low fire till thick. Add crushed pistachio, cook a little while and remove from fire. Cool milk mixture... - 37.0613

Persian Karamela

Soak apricots in enough water to cover them. Boil until soft, remove seeds and make a puree. Remove and slice almonds, keep aside. Wash and cook rice in milk for about 20 mins until rice is tender. Remove from heat, add cream and simmer gently for fifteen... - 38.8293

Creamy Mustard And Tarragon Chicken

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. MAKING 2. Take an ovenproof pan, heat oil, add chicken breasts and brown for about 1 minute. Take out and keep aside. 3. Stir in mustards, creme fraiche and tarragon and mix well. Allow the mixture to... - 34.3012

Crab Cakes

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan/ gas 4. MAKING 2. Using a fork, prick potatoes, place on oven shelf and bake for 90 min or till thoroughly cooked. 3. Keep aside to cool till it can be handled. 4. Halve the potatoes, take out a bowl and scoop... - 45.291

Rose Water Scented Cheesecake With Crystallised Rose Petals And Strawberry Juice

GETTING READY 1. Take a bowl, add strawberries and sugar and mix well. 2. Using a cling film, cover the bowl, place above a pan containing simmering water and allow to stand for 2 hrs. 3. Strain and cool the liquid. Mix in lemon juice and keep aside. 4. In... - 51.5256

Moist Chocolate Fudge Cake

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. MAKING 2. Take a 22 X 22 cm square tin, line using baking parchment and keep aside till required. 3. Take a large pan, add 100 ml hot water. Place sugar, butter and chocolate in it and gently melt... - 49.2602

Pork Fillet With Apricot Filling

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 MAKING 2. In a small bowl, mix the soft cheese with the apricots, tarragon, and seasoning. 3. With a sharp knife, make a pocket in each pork fillet at the center of the piece 4. Fill the hollow with a... - 44.5114

Cherry Rippli And Almond Crunch Ice Cream

MAKING 1. Discard the stalks of 300 g cherries and de-stone them. Chop roughly. 2. Take a medium-sized pan, add cherries, 85 g caster sugar, cook for 10 min gently to melt sugar. 3. Increase the heat a little and simmer for 15 min to soften cherries slightly... - 42.9866

Blue Cheese Stroganoff

MAKING 1. In a frying pan, heat the olive oil to a medium heat. 2. Once the oil has heated up, add the strips of beef and stir fry for 2-3 minutes till browned. 3. To the same pan, add the onions and garlic and fry for 3 minutes till softened. 4. Add the... - 40.6982

Italian Pork Patties With Potato Wedges

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 MAKING 2. In a large roasting tin, toss the potato wedges with one tablespoon oil and lemon juice. 3. Spread out the seasoned potatoes on the roasting tin and bake for 35-45 minutes till golden brown and... - 42.8878

Lemon And Rosemary Crust Fish Fillets

GETTING READY 1. Preheat grill to medium hot. MAKING 2. In the meantime, using a food processor, blitz bread, rosemary, some seasoning and lemon zest to make fine crumbs. 3. In a baking tray, arrange fish fillets, with skin portion facing up and grill for... - 35.0034

Southern Fried Chicken

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. 2. Take a bowl, place chicken and pour in milk. Keep aside till used. 3. Take a large plastic bag, add flour along with spices, a little salt and generous amounts of pepper and keep aside. MAKING 4.... - 41.4356

Homemade Toffee Apples

GETTING READY 1. Prepare a large amount of boiling water which is enough to soak the apples in. 2. Set aside a baking tray with butter paper on it. MAKING 3. In a large bowl, soak the apples in the boiling water in batches. This will remove the waxy... - 40.3513

Thai Beef Salad

MAKING 1. Prepare the steak by rubbing it with one teaspoon oil and seasoning. 2. In a frying pan, heat the oil and fry the steak on both sides for 2-21/2 minutes for a medium-rare steak. 3. Transfer the steak to a plate. Cover with a foil and let it rest... - 44.1055

Bean And Bangers One Pot

MAKING 1. In a large pan, heat oil. Add sausage and allow to sizzle for 6 minutes. Keep turning for evenly browning. Transfer to a plate. 2. Add onions and carrots and stirring intermittently, cook 8 minutes, for onions to turn soft. 3. Mix in vinegar... - 42.8464

Sirloin Steaks With Pizzaiola Sauce

GETTING READY 1. Season the steaks. MAKING 1. Take a heavy-based frying pan and place it over high heat. 2. Add the olive oil and garlic to the pan. 3. Place the steaks, two at a time, on the oil, and brown them quickly on both sides. 4. Put all the 4... - 43.4193

Prawn Samosas

GETTING READY 1. In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour with a pinch of salt. 2. Use a round bladed flat knife to cut the butter into the flour. The flour should start to resemble large breadcrumbs 3. Gradually add the milk to the flour and bind together to... - 45.2468

Mexican Chicken Stew

MAKING 1. In a medium saucepan, heat the oil. 2. Add the onions and cook for five minutes or until they are starting to turn golden brown and softened. 3. Add the garlic at the last minute of cooking to make it soft. 4. Stir in the chipotle sauce, sugar, and... - 45.9909

Spice And Honey Salmon With Couscous

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. MAKING 2. Add juice of ½ a lemon and zest with garlic, spice, ½ portion of spring onions and 2 tsp of oil. Season thoroughly. 3. Take a shallow dish, arrange salmon in it and cover with marinade. Keep... - 43.853

Spiced Chicken And Salad Burrito

GETTING READY 1. Take a small, frying pan, add coriander seeds and toast for about 60 sec or till they pop and leave a good aroma. Using a mortar, pound roasted coriander seeds with cumin, fennel, chili flakes, cayenne, paprika, garlic and black pepper. Add... - 43.2318

Marinated Lamb Steaks With Barley Salad

GETTING READY 1. Prepare the marinade by mixing one tablespoon, the garlic, the chilli, half the mint, salt and pepper together. 2. Rub the steaks all over with the marinade and set aside to soak up the flavors for 2 hours MAKING 3. In a pot, boil water and... - 44.2674

Spring Chicken In A Pot

MAKING 1. In a large, heavy pan, heat the oil over moderate heat. 2. Add the onions and gently fry for 5 minutes until softened. 3. Now add the chicken thighs, and fry until they are lightly coloured. 4. To the pan, add the potatoes, stock and a generous... - 48.3411

Homemade Country Loaf

GETTING READY 1. In a large bowl, prepare the starter for the dough by tipping the flour and yeast together. 2. Use a wooden spoon to mix 200ml water into the flour and yeast mix. 3. Cover the bowl with an oiled cling film sheet and leave it overnight in... - 45.8339

Caramelized Pineapple With Cinnamon Cream

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 MAKING 2. In a large frying pan, heat the butter over a moderate heat till it melts. 3. Coat each slice of pineapple with the light brown sugar 4. Fry each pineapple slice in butter till it is... - 46.0434

Rump Steak With Quick Mushroom And Red Wine Sauce

GETTING READY 1. Season the steaks and keep aside. MAKING 1. In a pan heat the oil. 2. Add the seasoned steaks and fry for 2-3 mins on each side for medium rare, or cook as you want it. 3. Remove the steaks from the pan, then keep aside to rest. 4. In the... - 39.6756

Poached Fillet Of Haddock With An Aromatic Crayfish Bisque

MAKING 1. Take a pan, add 1 tbsp corn oil, heat well, add shallots and fry 5 min. Add a little salt and fry to turn translucent. 2. In another pan heat 1 tbsp corn oil, fry onions for 5 min, add salt and fry to translucent. 3. Add tomatoes to shallots, salt... - 45.4215

Fruit Fritters With Toffee Custard

MAKING 1. In a large bowl, prepare the custard by gently mixing the yolks and sugar together. 2. In another pan, pour the cream, the vanilla pod, and seeds and then place over a gentle heat. Bring the cream to a gentle boil and then remove from the heat. 3.... - 47.9978

Rude Boy Fish Pie

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. MAKING 2. Using a foil, wrap potatoes, place on oven shelf and bake for 90 minutes or till well cooked. 3. Take a large pan, heat butter with olive oil. Add pancetta and fry for a minute. 4. Stir in... - 48.0817

Aubergine Tomato And Parmesan Bake Melanzane Alia Parmigiana

GETTING READY 1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degree Centigrade. MAKING 2. In a shallow pan, add 4 tablespoons of the olive oil and the garlic. 3. Cook the garlic over high heat for 3 minutes. 4. Now add the tomatoes and simmer for 8 minutes, stirring every now... - 42.3132

Bread In Four Easy Steps

GETTING READY 1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degree Centigrade. 2. In a pot, heat some water until is is warm to the touch, and keep aside. MAKING 3. In a large bowl, mix the flour, yeast and salt using your hands. 4. Add 300 millilitres of the warm water,... - 37.2049

Carrot Cake With Cinnamon Frosting

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas before baking. MAKING 2. Take a bowl, add sultanas, mix in orange juice and orange zest. 3. Place in the microwave on medium temperature for 1 to 2 min. 4. Take a 2 lb loaf pan, grease and line the tin base... - 48.4772

Salmon And Egg Wraps With Mustard Mayonnaise

MAKING 1. Prepare mayonnaise-mustard mixture, halve the mixture and transfer into 2 bowls. 2. Add onions to one of the bowls and stir well. 3. Apply onion-mayonnaise-mustard mixture on each of the wraps. 4. Top with 2 smoked salmon slices, hard-boiled egg... - 39.6405

Hotdogs With Sticky Roasted Onions

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. MAKING 2. Using whole bacon rasher, wrap Cumberland sausage. Use half rasher for wrap chipolata. 3. Take 1 or 2 shallow baking trays and arrange the wrapped sausage and chipolata. 4. Take a large... - 44.9613

Cheesy Garlic Bread

GETTING READY 1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degree Centigrade. 2. In a pot, heat some water until is is warm to the touch, and keep aside. MAKING 3. In a large bowl, mix the flour, yeast and salt together with your hands. 4. In a jug, mix 300 millilitres of... - 46.2541

Pita Pizzas

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 2. Place a baking sheet inside the oven to heat up as the oven heats up. MAKING 3. Spread the pita bread with one teaspoon of the sun-dried tomato puree. 4. Sprinkle on the chopped tomatoes, shallots,... - 41.6056

Tomato And Chilli Penne

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. MAKING 2. In a shallow baking dish, pour out the olive oil. 3. Add the tomatoes, garlic, and chilli and toss gently 4. Roast them in a preheated oven for 25 minutes 5. While the vegetables are roasting,... - 44.8129

Salmon With Persimmon Salsa

MAKING 1. Prepare a griddle pan for the asparagus by heating it gently 2. Rub the asparagus with oil 3. Gently grill the asparagus on the hot griddle for 3-4 minutes or till tender. 4. Prepare the salmon by rubbing the fish with salt, oil and lemon juice.... - 44.0014

Golden Veggie Shepherd S Pie

MAKING 1. In a pan, heat the butter over moderate heat. 2. Add the onions, carrots, celery and garlic and gently fry for 15 minutes until soft and golden. 3. Increase the heat and add the mushrooms. 4. Cook the mixture for 4 minutes more. 5. Now stir in the... - 48.1918

Sugar Dusted Wedding Cookies

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 before baking. MAKING 2. Take a large mixing bowl, using a wooden spoon, cream in castor sugar, butter, vanilla and three egg yolks. 3. Add flour and ground rice and using your hands, blend all the dry... - 43.2584

Pork Ragout With Carrots And Cumin

MAKING 1. In a large pan, heat the oil over moderate heat. 2. Add the pork, and fry until the meat is sealed. 3. Lift the pork onto a plate and keep aside. 4. In the same pan, add the onions. 5. Fry the onions until lightly browned, and add the carrots,... - 43.9607

Greek Style Roast Chicken

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 MAKING 1. Set aside one teaspoon of the lemon zest before starting 2. In a mixing bowl, mix the rest of the lemon juice, eggs whites and honey till a creamy mix is formed. 3. In a separate mixing bowl, add... - 44.8717

Turkey Meatball Korma

MAKING 1. Make the meatballs by mixing the mince with one teaspoon of the curry paste and the seasoning. 2. Shape the meat mixture into walnut sized balls set aside to chill 3. In a non-stick frying pan, heat the oil and fry the meatballs for five minutes... - 46.2406

Summer Fish Stew With Quick Rouille

MAKING 1. Twist and discard prawn heads. Peel off shells and legs, leaving tail intact. Devein prawns. 2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil, add prawn shells and fry for about 5 min to allow shells to develop dark pink and golden patches. 3. Mix in wine, reduce to... - 46.0859

Pear And Roquefort Souffle

GETTING READY 1. Choose 4 x 200ml ramekins and grease them with butter. 2. Coat each ramekin with caster sugar and shake off the excess. Set aside 3. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 MAKING 4. Peel and core the pears and then dice them finely into... - 45.0397

White Chocolate Syllabub

MAKING 1. In a large bowl, mix the cream, mascarpone, orange zest, melted chocolate and juice together. 2. Use two serving glasses to pour the mixture into. 3. In a large dry frying pan, heat the sugar and caramelize it. This forms the basis of the orange... - 42.2874

Sticky Banana Pudding

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven 190C/170C fan/gas 5. 2. Allow sugar-cream mixture to come to boil, stir in butter and chocolate and melt. Refrigerate for an hour to chill to a soft, firm chocolate ganache. MAKING 3. Take 6 pudding moulds, grease thoroughly... - 45.754

Superhealthy Pizza

GETTING READY 1. Pre-heat the oven to 240 degreee Centigrade or the highest temperature setting. 2. In a food processor fitted with a dough blade, add the flours, yeast and a pinch of salt. 3. Mix well, and pour in the water and mix the mixture to a soft... - 48.9564

Cheesy Tuna Pesto Pasta

GETTING READY 1. In a pot, boil the pasta. 2. When the pasta is cooked, drain and keep aside. 3. Heat the grill to high heat. MAKING 3. In a large bowl, add the tuna and its oil and the pesto. 4. Using a spoon, mash the fish and the pasto together, along... - 38.6475

Irish Beef Stew

MAKING 1. Toss the beef in seasoned flour and shake off any excess flour. 2. In a large pan, heat oil 3. Fry the beef in batches until brown all over. 4. Set aside in a plate 5. To the same frying pan, add onions and cook for 3 minutes. 6. Add potatoes and... - 42.9529

Sweet Potato Falafels With Coleslaw

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. 2. Oil a baking sheet and set aside MAKING 3. Microwave the sweet potatoes whole for 8-6 minutes until they are soft. 4. Set them aside to cool a little. Peel them and set aside for later 5. In a... - 47.3204

Spinach And Smoked Salmon Egg Muffins

GETTING READY 1. Heat the grill to high. 2. Melt about half the butter and let it sit. MAKING 3. In a shallow pan, heat water and the vinegar until they boil gently. 4. Poach the eggs in the boiling water for 2 minutes. 5. Using a slotted spoon, remove... - 47.0285

Summer Spice Mix

MAKING 1. Take a large bowl or bag, add all the spices to it and mix well. Store in a tight-lidded jar. SERVING 2. Use as desired. - 30.8488

Summer Fruit Pudding With Basil Syrup

GETTING READY 1. Take a bowl, add 150 g thawed mixed fruit, half of fresh berries, half of caster sugar and basil leaves and stir thoroughly. Keep to one side. 2. Take a food processor, pass rest of the frozen fruit along with sugar through and blend to a... - 49.6645

Sloppy Joe Bake

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. MAKING 2. Take a non-stick pan, add mince and stir for few minutes to turn brown. Transfer to a bowl. 3. Take a food processor, add onions and whizz to chop finely. 4. Add to a pan with oil and cook for... - 42.5243

Halibut With Lychee Cashew Nut And Miso Salad

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 before grilling. MAKING 2. Take a saucepan, add mirin and sake and allow to come to boil. Boil for 20 to 30 sec to blaze off alcohol. 3. Lower heat, add white miso and stir till dissolved. 4. Increase the... - 44.0922

The Ultimate Coronation Chicken

MAKING 1. Take a large pan, add chicken, cover with cold water, add 1 chopped onion, tarragon, bay leaves and carrot, cover the pan and allow the mixture to come to boil. 2. Allow to simmer, on low heat, for about 1 hour 45 minutes or till chicken is well... - 45.0581

Spanish Chicken Pie

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. MAKING 2. Allow potatoes to boil for about 15 to 20 min to turn tender. Drain, place back in the pan, add 2 teaspoons paprika and seasoning and mash well. 3. In a large pan, heat oil. Add garlic and... - 46.2452

Mexican Bean Burgers With Lime Yogurt And Salsa

GETTING READY 1. Heat the grill to high heat. MAKING 2. In a large bowl, add the beans and roughly crush them with a potato masher. 3. Add the breadcrumbs, chilli powder, coriander stalks and about 1/2 of the coriander leaves, egg and 2 tablespoons of the... - 43.859

Beaten Loin Of Pork With Artichoke And Courgettes Braised With Thyme And Lemon Zest

MAKING 1. Peel off artichoke leaves to showcase heart. Take a small sharp knife and trim off the outer heart portion to view pale green, tender flesh. Slice off the heart top so that choke shows up. 2. Using a teaspoon, discard the choke by scooping it out.... - 45.5963

Glazed Salmon With Green Bean And Bulgar Salad

GETTING READY 1. Prepare the bulgur according to the instructions on the pack MAKING 2. In a frying pan, heat olive oil over a medium heat. 3. Add the salmon fillets, to the hot oil and cook for three minutes of both sides till done. 4. Gently add the spring... - 41.774

Pea And Soya Bean Salad With Fresh Dill

MAKING 1. In a pot, boil water with a little salt. 2. Add the peas and soya beans in the boiling water and cook for 3-4 minutes until just tender. 3. Drainthe water, then run the peas and soya beans under cold water until completely cooled. FINALIZING 4. To... - 44.6041

Baby Spinach And Bacon Bistro Salad

MAKING 1. In a large pot, fill with water and place on heat. 2. Put the beans in the wtare and boil for 3 minutes until just cooked. 3. Remove the beans and drain in cold water. Drain them again. 4. In a large frying pan, heat the oil and add the bacon. 5.... - 44.8956

Cinnamon Buckwheat Pancakes With Cherries

MAKING 1. Take a large mixing bowl, add cherries, and 1 tablespoon sugar, stir well and keep aside. 2. In another large bowl, mix flours with bicarb, rest of the sugars and cinnamon. 3. Add cracked eggs to the center and slowly beat in buttermilk to form a... - 48.3192

Ricotta Toasts With Rocket And Pine Nut Salsa

GETTING READY 1. Using a food processor, prepare a bright green, chunky sauce of anchovies, basil leaves, crocket, garlic, capers, lemon juice, lemon zest and olive oil. 2. Add a major portion of pine nuts to sauce stir in. 3. Spoon sauce onto a serving... - 45.6228

Iced Coconut And Lime Slice With Summer Fruit

MAKING 1. Take a 900 g loaf tin, line using cling film in such a way that sides can be wrapped over top later. 2. Beat cream and sugar to form stiff peaks, beat in lime juice, coconut cream and lime zest till stiff peaks are formed. 3. Add to the tin along... - 45.3644

Granny S Victoria Sponge

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 170°C/190°C gas/fan. MAKING 2. Take five 2 X 20 cm sandwich tins, grease thoroughly and dust with flour and keep aside. 3. Take a bowl, add butter, vanilla and sugar and cream thoroughly. 4. Slowly add eggs, individually,... - 44.9259

Potato Gratin Pie

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 2. Grease a 23-25cm pie plate and set aside 3. Cut the pastry into half and roll out one section to fit the pie plate. Roll out the second section to make a lid that will fit over the pie. Set aside till... - 43.1396

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma is a typical mughlai preparation dating back to the 16th century. Korma, essentially, is a gravy prepared by simmering meat in spices, youghurt and cream. The meat used varies from mutton, chicken, lamb to even beef. - 48.9061

Spicy Pimiento Tagliatelle

MAKING 1. In a pan, boil water and cook pasta till its cooked 2. At the same time, heat olive oil in a small pan. And add the peppers to the heated olive oil. 3. To the same pan, add garlic, Tabasco sauce, white wine, and seasoning to taste. 4. Simmer the... - 40.5382

Minestrone Soup

GETTING READY 1. Preheat grill to high. MAKING 2. Take a large pan, add onion, garlic, celery, carrots and bacon and fry for about 2 min. 3. Mix potatoes and cook for 5 more min, mix in stock and allow the mixture to come to boil. 4. Add tomato puree and... - 44.0357

Pasta With Creamy Walnut Pesto

GETTING READY 1. In a pot, boil the pasta. 2. When the pasta is ready, drain, reserving about 2 tablespoons of the water used to boil it. 3. In a food processor, put the walnuts and garlic and process until finely chopped. 4. Add the basil, cheese, butter... - 45.3457

Traditional Mincemeat

MAKING 1. Soak the raisins and currants in the brandy and lemon juice for an hour until plump 2. Drain and set the brandy aside 3. Mix the ingredients together in the order given and add the flavored brandy that was set aside in step 2 4. Mix well and spoon... - 40.1731

Peppermint Lollipops

MAKING 1. Take a saucepan, add 200 ml hot water. Add cream of tartar and sugar and slowly heat to melt sugar. 2. Increase the temperature and allow the mixture to moil till sugar reaches hard crack stage. 3. Take off from heat, spin in peppermint essence... - 39.1481

Rump Steak Teriyaki With A Salad Of Radish Pea Shoots And Mustard

MAKING 1. Prepare teriyaki sauce by mixing soy sauce, sake and mirin and keep aside. 2. Take a frying pan, heat oil, add steaks, seasoned with black pepper and salt to it and cook for 4 to 6 minutes, turning halfway through. 3. Take off from pan and keep... - 43.4182

Cheese And Walnut Bites

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. MAKING 2. Cream butter and cheddar. Slowly sieve in flour with thyme, spices and salt. Stir to form a soft dough. 3. Make small bite-sized balls from the mixture. Press a half walnut into the middle of... - 45.1363

Italian Toasties

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 before serving. MAKING 2. Cut the loaf in the center, attached to one end and open like book. 3. Scratch off some portion of the soft bread, allow olive oil to drizzle generously, apply tomato paste on... - 43.8246

Granny Martin's Christmas Puddings

GETTING READY 1. If possible, in a bowl, soak the sultanas, currants, figs, mixed peel, cherries, and apricots in brandy overnight. MAKING 2. In a large mixing bowl, mix the ginger and syrup, the apples, the orange juice and zest, eggs, suet, crumbs, sugar... - 48.6598

Simple Leaf And Walnut Salad

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. MAKING 2. Take a baking sheet, arrange walnuts in it and roast for 5 min to turn golden brown. Take out and keep aside to cool. 3. In a mixing bowl, beat oils, orange juice, mustard and vinegar to blend... - 44.3588

Scallops Seahorse Style

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 240C/fan 220C/gas 9. 2. Take a food processor, pass parsley, garlic, butter and anchovy fillets through it along with a drizzle of Tabasco to form a smooth blitz. MAKING 3. In each of the shells, keep a scallop. Retain the... - 45.322

Tagliarini With Sea Bass Clams Mussels And Brown Shrimps

MAKING 1. Take a large frying pan, add 1 tbsp oil and heat. Mix in half of the garlic, cook for a minute, add tomatoes, stir and simmer the mixture for 10 min or till thick. 2. Take 2 saucepans with lid, place on medium heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil in each and... - 45.006

Banana Rice Pudding With Cinnamon Sugar

GETTING READY 1. Take a large, deep microwaveable dish with a lid, and put the custard powder into it 2. Add a few tablespoons of milk and mix the powder into a fine paste 3. Stir in the rest of the milk slowly, taking care that there are no lumps. 4. Add 1... - 42.0093

Honey Slow Roasted Duck With Orange Thyme And Baby Gems

GETTNG READY 1. Preheat oven to 140C/120C fan/gas 1. MAKING 2. Using a sharp small knife, score duck breast skin, keeping the meat intact. 3. Arrange on a wire rack kept above a sink and pour 2 kettles boiling water. Use kitchen paper towels to dry them.... - 47.5762

Seared Tuna With Celeriac Remoulade

MAKING 1. Take a bowl, add separated chicory leaves. Add oil, mustard, vinegar, salt, caster sugar and pepper and whisk well. 2. In another bowl, add finely shredded celeriac and fold mayonnaise, lemon curd and mustard mixture into celeriac. Season... - 39.5918

Trout With Almonds And Red Peppers

GETTING READY 1. Pre-heat the oven to 190 degree Centigrade. MAKING 2. In a roaasting tin, toss the pepper, tomatoes, garlic, oil and vinegar together. 3. In the pre-heated oven, roast for 20 minutes. 4. Take the roasting tin out of the oven and place the... - 42.7019

Mushroom Stuffed Chicken With Lemon Thyme Risotto

GETTING READY 1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degree Centigrade. 2. Chop the soaked porcini finely and keep aside. MAKING 3. In a shallow pan heat the oil. 4. Add the onion and gently cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the chopped porcini, button... - 45.4698

Pan Fried Veal Fillet With Wild Mushrooms Asparagus Wild Garlic And A Sherry Sauce

GETTING READY 1. Take a frying pan, heat it, add half of the butter and shallots and cook till shallots are transparent and soft. 2. Mix in mushrooms and thyme sprigs and cook till mushrooms turn slippery. 3. Stir in Sherry and cook to halve the liquid. 4.... - 45.5243

Steamed Duck Egg Sponge With Poached Gooseberries And Lemon Thyme Ice Cream

GETTING READY 1. Take a pan with 600 ml cold water, add gooseberries and simmer, gently for 10 min. 2. Slowly stir in sugar and cook to dissolve it completely. Stirring constantly, allow the mixture to come to boil. 3. Cook for about 20 to 25 min or till... - 44.0746

Cherry And Almond Cake

GETTING READY 1. Preheat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. 2. Take a 20 cm deep cake tin, line the sides and base and keep aside. MAKING 3. Cream in sugar and butter, add eggs, one by one and beat well after each addition. 4. Fold flour, almond extract, baking... - 50.4016

Stir Fried Curly Kale With Chilli And Garlic

MAKING 1. In a large wok, heat the oil. 2. Add the kale and about 2 tablsespoons of water. 3. Add salt and stir-fry the kale for about 6 minutes. 4. Add the garlic and chilli and stir-fry for 2 minutes more. SERVING 5. Remove from heat when the kale is... - 34.4817

Lamb Chops With Almond Pesto

MAKING 1. Rub chops with oil and season both sides generously. 2. With a blender, prepare a mixture of basil leaves with ground almonds, pine nuts and garlic. 3. Slowly add oil as drops amidst blending to prepare a thick paste. 4. Take a bowl, add grated... - 44.4255

Campfire Cupcakes

GETTING READY 1. Pre heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 2. Place cupcake cases into a 12-hole muffin or cupcake tin. MAKING 3. In a large mixing bowl, pour in the measured quantities of sugar, flour, baking powder, and cocoa. 4. Whisk the eggs, milk and... - 44.0749

Beetroot Gnocchi With A Butter Sage And Orange Sauce

MAKING 1. Take a pan having simmering saline water, add potatoes and cook for 15 to 20 min or till tender. 2. Drain off excess water, place in the pan to remove excess moisture, cool and mash thoroughly. 3. Take a food processor, pass beetroot along with... - 46.621

Asian Steak Noodle Salad

GETTING READY 1. In a shallow dish, mix all the marinade ingredients. 2. Add the meat steak to the dish and coat well with the mix. 3. Leave for one hour to marinate turning once. MAKING 4. Heat the griddle pan to a high heat till smoking. 5. Pat dry the... - 44.8234

Spanish Potatoes

GETTING READY 1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degree Centigrade. 2. Squash the garlic in its skin with the flat of a knife and keep aside. MAKING 3. In a bowl, mix the oil, tomato puree, paprika and potatoes thoroughly. 4. Take a baking tray and place the... - 39.5168

Make Ahead Mince Pies

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. MAKING 2. On a lightly floured board, roll out the pastry till it is thinner than 5mms. 3. Using a readymade stamp or cookie cutter, stamp out 12 circles that are about 8cm in diameter. Set the... - 41.3809

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