RecipesDish typeBreadWhite breadSoft white yeasted loaves are swirled with a sweetened poppy seed and walnut filling. Excellent for breakfast.4 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 2 20x10cm loaves700g plain flour2 (7g) sachets dried active baking yeast350ml milk5 tablespoons caster sugar75g margarine1 teaspoon salt3 eggs250ml boiling water100g poppy seeds60g walnuts, chopped5 tablespoons honey1 teaspoon grated lemon zest1 egg whiteMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:35min ›Extra time:1hr30min proofing › Ready in:3hr5minIn a saucepan, heat together milk, sugar, margarine and salt until warm.
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RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta bakesCheese pasta bakesThree cheeses, spaghetti and little else combine to make a speedy and flavourful meal. If you can& 39;t find provolone, use another semi-soft cheese, such as Gruyere, Edam or Emmental.41 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 450g spaghetti110g Pecorino Romano cheese, grated110g grated mozzarella cheese110g grated provolone cheese110g butter or margarine, melted1 pinch garlic granulesMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:40min ›Ready in:55minIn a large pot of lightly salted boiling water, cook the spaghetti 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
RecipesDish typeSaladGreek saladIf you love spending summer hols on the Greek Islands with a good Greek salad, you& 39;ll love this recipe. A meal in itself!209 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1 cos lettuce - rinsed, dried and chopped1 red onion, thinly sliced125g pitted black olives1 green pepper, chopped1 red pepper, chopped2 large tomatoes, chopped1 cucumber, sliced150g crumbled feta cheese6 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon dried oregano1 lemon, juicedground black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:15min ›Ready in:15minIn a large salad bowl, combine the lettue, onion, olives, peppers, tomatoes, cucumber and feta cheese.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishSalmonSalmon fillets are marinated in a sweet, spicy and tangy sauce that features red chillies, sesame oil, garlic and a touch of brown sugar. Wonderful served with rice and stir-fried mange-tout, baby sweetcorn and mushrooms on the side.1169 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 8 (110g) fillets salmon120ml groundnut oil4 tablespoons soy sauce4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar4 tablespoons spring onions, chopped3 teaspoons dark brown soft sugar2 cloves garlic, minced1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger2 teaspoons crushed red chillies1 teaspoon sesame oil1/2 teaspoon saltMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:10min ›Extra time:5hr marinating › Ready in:5hr25minPlace salmon fillets in a medium, nonporous glass dish.
RecipesIngredientsPastaIf you like things spicy, this is a fab recipe. One Scotch bonnet is all it takes in this dish! Use a milder chilli if you can& 39;t take the heat. Wonderful as is, or you can add chicken or prawns for a heartier meal.98 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 225g cavatappi pasta1 teaspoon olive oil1 teaspoon butter1 shallot, chopped2 cloves garlic, diced1 dried Scotch bonnet chilli, chopped475ml double cream1 large tomato, diced2 tablespoons plain flour1 teaspoon black pepper140g grated Parmesan cheeseMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minBring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil.
RecipesDish typeMain courseRisotto This is a heavenly vegetarian risotto with deliciously different hearts of palm as the star of the show. Palm hearts actually come from the inner core and growing bud of some palm trees, and are available tinned in the UK.36 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 1 tablespoon butter1 tablespoon olive oil1 small onion, finely chopped150g Arborio rice60ml dry white wine700ml boiling vegetable stock75g sliced hearts of palmsalt and pepper to taste4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley1 tablespoon butterMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:55minHeat 1 tablespoon of butter and olive oil in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat.
RecipesDish typeSoupBean and lentil soupBean soupThis is an excellent Mexican pinto bean soup that is like a thick chilli soup. You can use tinned pinto beans instead, if desired.17 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 250g dried pinto beans1.8kg pork spareribs4 tablespoons vegetable oil2 onions, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1L beef stock900ml water2 teaspoons chilli powder1 teaspoon dried oregano1 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper4 tablespoons chopped fresh corianderMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:2hr ›Extra time:1hr soaking › Ready in:3hr30minSort and wash the beans.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesAlmond biscuits and cookiesThis is a light gluten free meringue biscuit full of hazelnuts and almonds. The outside is crisp just like a good meringue, while the inside is deliciously chewy.16 people made thisIngredientsServes: 60 8 egg whites350g caster sugar340g hazelnuts, skinned and chopped350g chopped almondsMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:1hrPreheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
RecipesDish typeSoupThis tofu ball dish is easy to make, and it is a great soup for your Lunar New Year meal. Ball in Chinese is & 39;wan,& 39; sweet dumpling in Chinese is & 39;tang yuan.& 39; Their shapes are both round. So we use a meatball dish and/or sweet dumpling dish to emphasise the Chinese expression & 39;He Jia Tuan Yuan.
RecipesDish typeSoupVegetable soup Pea soupPea and ham soupThis is a fabulous use of a leftover ham bone. I enjoy simpler flavours, so this was wonderful for me! I wouldn& 39;t add any salt, however, as ham is already quite salty.10 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 450g dried chickpeas1 meaty ham bone10 new potatoes, halved5 carrots, chopped8 tablespoons frozen sweetcorn kernelsground black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:10hr ›Extra time:8hr soaking › Ready in:18hr20minPlace the chickpeas into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water; let stand 8 hours to overnight.
RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesRavioli A fabulously delicious recipe for homemade ravioli that rivals those at the best restaurants. The sauce uses a few shop-bought ingredients for ease, but you& 39;d never know it when you taste this! Serve for 4 as a main, or serve smaller portions as a starter.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenThis is a warm salad of spinach, fennel and chicken livers cooked to perfection. Enjoy with white wine and crusty baguette.7 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 125g spinach, rinsed and chopped1 bulb fennel - trimmed, quartered and sliced2 tablespoons butter4 tablespoons olive oil2 cloves garlic, minced450g chicken livers, trimmed and sliced125ml chicken stock1 teaspoon capers, chopped4 anchovy fillets, rinsed and chopped1 teaspoon dried sage1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground black pepperMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:30minDivide spinach between 4 salad plates.
RecipesDish typePreservesPicklesMake your own homemade pickled ginger to serve with sushi or your favourite Japanese dishes. It& 39;s served with sushi or sashimi and eaten between different kinds of sushi. It helps to clean your taste buds and enhance the flavours.72 people made thisIngredientsServes: 32 225g fresh root ginger, peeled1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt225ml rice vinegar5 tablespoons caster sugarMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:5min ›Extra time:7days pickling › Ready in:7days15minCut the ginger into chunks and place into a bowl.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenRoast chickenThis is a spectacularly simple roast poussin recipe that offers deliciously different flavours - honey, poppy seeds, mustard and ginger combine for poussin that is mouth-watering!54 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 poussin1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper5 tablespoons honey1 tablespoon poppy seeds1 1/2 teaspoons mustard powder3/4 teaspoon ground gingerMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr10minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenA mild but flavoursome chicken curry that is easy to make.49 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes (La Gina)1 (400g) tin coconut milk1kg chicken thigh fillets, quartered2 tablespoons curry paste (Pataks Tikka Masala)2 tablespoons of your choice curry powder4 tablespoons raw sugar2 teaspoons salt1 whole chilli (only if you like it hot!
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato Potato side dishesMashed potato A rich and creamy potato and parsnip puree that gets a little bit of a punch from horseradish. Delicious with roast beef or ham.14 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 3 parsnips, peeled and cubed2 potatoes, peeled and cubed2 tablespoons prepared horseradish4 tablespoons milksalt and ground black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:35minPlace the parsnips and potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefA lovely recipe for liver and onions, sure to win over even those who think they don& 39;t like liver. This recipe was handed down through the generations in my family.102 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 teaspoon olive oil, or more if needed1 clove garlic, minced4 large onions, thinly sliced1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped red pepper100g sliced fresh mushroomssalt and black pepper to taste50g butter450g calf& 39;s liver - skinned, deveined and sliced4 tablespoons plain flour450ml cold water2 teaspoons beef stock granules1 tablespoon red wineMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:20min ›Extra time:35min › Ready in:1hr10minHeat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
RecipesDish typeBreadBread without yeastSoda breadThis is my mother& 39;s recipe. Brushing a bit of milk over the top ensures you get a lovely brown crust.25 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 375g self-raising flour150g caster sugar50g butter300g raisins1 egg250ml milk1 tablespoon milkMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr10minPreheat an oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
RecipesDish typeSoupVegetable soup Root vegetable soupPotato soupA gloriously simple potato soup that represents comfort food at its best. My kids know they will enjoy this all winter long.23 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 450g bacon, roughly chopped1 onion, chopped5 sticks celery, chopped6 potatoes, scrubbed and cubedsalt and pepper to taste700ml evaporated milkMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:35min ›Extra time:50min › Ready in:1hr40minPlace the bacon in a large, deep frying pan, and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes.
RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesFarfalle Rapini, also known as Broccoli di Rape or Broccoli Rabe, makes a delicious appearance in this Italian pasta recipe. Enjoy!85 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 500g farfalle pasta1 tablespoon olive oil450g Italian sausage, casings removed and chopped2 cloves garlic, minced325ml chicken stock1/8 teaspoon crushed red chillies1 bunch rapini, trimmed50g butter120g grated Parmesan cheese1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepperMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:35minBring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil over high heat.
RecipesDish typeCakeClassic cakesLayer cakeMake this special layer cake for those who aren& 39;t chocolate addicts! The buttermilk ensures a lovely, moist sponge, which gets a flavour boost from a touch of desiccated coconut and chopped pecans. A cream cheese buttercream icing brings the perfect finishing touch.