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RecipesDish typeCakeNut and seed cakesPecan cakeA digestive biscuit base is filled with a sweetened cream cheese mixture, before being baked. Once cool, the cheesecake is spread with sweetened soured cream and sprinkled with a sweetened, pecan and biscuit crumb.14 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 26cm round cheesecake175g digestive biscuits, crushed into crumbs100g caster sugar1 teaspoon ground cinnamon115g unsalted butter, melted675g cream cheese, softened250g caster sugar3 eggs, room temperature1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract125ml hazelnut liqueur250ml soured cream4 tablespoons icing sugar1 teaspoon pecan liqueur85g pecans, ground in a food processor40g digestive biscuits, crushed into crumbs1 1/2 tablespoons caster sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon80g pecan halvesMethodPrep:45min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:2hr30min cooling › Ready in:4hr15minCombine 175g biscuit crumbs, 100g caster sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and melted butter.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeBaked cheesecakeA buttery sponge cake base is topped with a sweetened cream cheese mix. It& 39;s a very rich cake, with the topping tasting similar to cheesecake. Serve on its own or with fresh berries.41 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 24 squares1 egg520g sponge cake mix110g unsalted butter, softened225g cream cheese, softened450g icing sugar, sieved2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extractMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:50minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableCruciferous vegetablesCabbage SauerkrautA delicious boiled dumpling filled with either sauerkraut filling or potato and cheddar filling. Serve with melted butter and soured cream for a delicious meal.62 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 1kg plain flour4 eggs225ml soured cream1/2 teaspoon saltwarm water1 portion Sauerkraut Filling OR1 portion Potato Cheddar Filling MethodPrep:30min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:40minIn a large bowl, beat together eggs, soured cream and salt.
RecipesDish typeBreadItalian breadThis is a recipe for an Italian flatbread. It& 39;s made by combining milk, margarine, yoghurt, flour, salt, baking powder and an egg white, which is then rolled thin and cooked in a frying pan.37 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 12 piadina175ml milk110g margarine, at room temperature100g Greek yoghurt440g plain flour1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon baking powder1 egg whiteMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:30min resting › Ready in:1hr30minStir the milk, margarine and yoghurt together in a bowl.
RecipesDish typeDrinkSavour the taste of the tropics with this delicious and refreshing drink. It& 39;s made from coconut flavoured rum, lemon and lime soft drink, pineapple juice and orange juice.15 people made thisIngredientsServes: 1 1 1/2 cupfuls ice cubes85ml coconut flavoured rum1/2 (330ml) can lemon and lime soft drink4 tablespoons pineapple juice or to taste4 tablespoons orange juice or to tasteMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minPlace the ice into a 450ml glass.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato A hearty dish, which combines onions, peppers, potatoes and smoked sausage. It& 39;s easy to make and tastes delicious. Serve any day of the week for a substantial meal.223 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into 2.5cm cubes1 onion, chopped2 green peppers, cut into 2.
RecipesDish typeDrinkA delicious and fruity drink made from coconut flavoured rum, pineapple juice and berry flavoured soft drink. Serve as is in cocktail glasses or in tall glasses with ice.4 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 285ml coconut flavoured rum175ml pineapple juice450ml berry flavoured soft drinkMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minPour the rum and pineapple juice into a cocktail mixing cup and stir to combine.
RecipesDish typeBreakfastBreakfast breads and pastriesDoughnutsAlso known as ponczki. Serve as a snack or a treat.5 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 4 dozen15g compressed fresh yeast475ml milk80g raisins, finely chopped125ml warm water4 egg yolks1 egg100g caster sugar50g unsalted butter, melted1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract50g orange zest1 teaspoon salt750g plain flour2 litres vegetable oil for fryingicing sugar, for dustingMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:10min ›Extra time:4hr proofing › Ready in:5hr10minWarm the milk in a small saucepan until it bubbles, then remove from heat and let cool until lukewarm.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesCookiesThese Polish biscuits are spiked with anise extract. They are traditionally eaten around Christmas.27 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 5 dozen, depending on size225g unsalted butter200g margarine400g caster sugar5 eggs950g plain flour6 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons anise extractMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:12min ›Extra time:30min chilling › Ready in:57minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenWhole chickenOriginally, this Polish recipe was to make egg noodles. Over the years, the recipe was altered and now it makes egg dumplings, which are served with chicken in a thick sauce.142 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 (1.35kg) whole chicken1 onion, chopped1 stick celery with leaves1 tablespoon chicken seasoning1 teaspoon whole allspice1 teaspoon dried basil1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon seasoning salt1 (295g) tin cream of chicken condensed soupDUMPLINGS4 eggs2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon salt1 teaspoon black pepper475ml water500g plain flourMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:3hr ›Ready in:3hr30minPlace chicken, onion and celery in a large saucepan and then fill with water.
RecipesDish typeDessertThis may sound like an unusual recipe, but try it and then decide. Serve as a delicious, yet different dessert.5 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 750ml water200g caster sugar1 (5cm) piece fresh root ginger, peeled and sliced4 small eggsMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:20minCombine the water and sugar together in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato Potato side dishesBaked potatoA meatless lasagne recipe, which is made by layering lasagne sheets with creamy mashed potatoes, then topped with sauteed onions and baked. Serve with a side of vegetables.184 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 9 lasagne sheets1 onion, sliced115g butter130g dry potato flakes or instant mash225g cream cheeseMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:45minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typePies and tartsSweet pies and tartsBanoffee pieJust like the title says - a delicious pavlova topped with banana slices, caramel sauce and whipped cream. The perfect combination of two very yummy desserts making one that will have you making it over and over again.59 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 200g caster sugar2 teaspoons cornflourpinch of cream of tartar4 egg whites (at room temperature)pinch of saltdash of vanilla extract1 teaspoon white wine vinegar1 or 2 bananas230ml caramel sauce120ml double cream, whippedgrated chocolate to decorateMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr30min ›Ready in:1hr50minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkCuts of porkPork chop Pork chops are cooked with sauteed onions, fried potato cubes, green beans and roasted red peppers in a creamy sauce. A delicious meal any day of the week.25 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 oil to deep fry1 large potato, cut into 1cm cubes1 tablespoon oil1 onion, diced1 roasted red pepper, drained and diced6 pork chops1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt or to taste1 (295g) tin cream of celery condensed soup1 (295g) tin cream of mushroom condensed soup250ml soured cream1/2 teaspoon dried sage, crushed or to taste2 (400g) tins cut green beans, drainedMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:40min ›Ready in:50minHeat a deep fat fryer with oil until hot.
RecipesDish typePies and tartsPastry Filo pastryThe only tricky part of this recipe is working with filo pastry, but once you get used to it - it& 39;s easy. I have also doubled this recipe for large parties.180 people made thisIngredientsServes: 36 3 tablespoons olive oil1 onion, finely chopped285g (10 oz) frozen spinach - thawed, drained, chopped and squeezed dry1 teaspoon salt1/2 (200g) packet feta cheese, crumbled100g (4 oz) cottage cheese1 egg, beaten1 packet filo pastry250g (9 oz) unsalted butter, meltedMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:1hr15minHeat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
RecipesDish typeSaladGreen saladRocket saladThis potato salad is a little different from the traditional potato salad, it uses no mayonnaise. The addition of rocket gives the salad an enhanced aromatic peppery flavour.61 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 6 675g red potatoes, cubed3 tablespoons malt vinegar2 cloves garlic, finely chopped1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper4 tablespoons olive oil100g pre-washed wild rocketMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:35minBring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil.
RecipesDish typeMain courseStew and casserolePorkThis authentic Mexican recipe is absolutely delicious. It& 39;s easy to make, not too spicy and everyone will love you for it. Serve with Spanish rice and warm tortillas for a substantial meal.133 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 60g plain flour1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1 (1.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodShellfishPrawnsDelicious burritos stuffed with prawns, rice, refried beans, tomatoes, salsa and smoky chipotle sauce. You can substitute the prawns for any other meat you prefer.172 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 6 prawn burritos2 tablespoons vegetable oil1/2 small onion, chopped140g long grain white rice3/4 teaspoon cumin3/4 teaspoon garlic salt350ml chicken stock120g tinned chopped tomatoes1 (435g) tin refried beans3/4 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper340g frozen cooked prawn without tails, thawed2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic125ml natural yoghurt125ml mayonnaise2 teaspoons pureed chipotle peppers in adobo sauce6 flour tortillas, warmed340g Cheddar cheese, grated75ml salsaMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:40minHeat the vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
RecipesDish typeStartersSeafood startersPrawn startersPrawns are stuffed with feta cheese and chillies, then wrapped in bacon before being cooked on the barbecue. These delicious morsels are perfect for appetisers and will always go down well at dinner parties.18 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 20 morsels20 raw medium-sized prawns, peeled and deveined150g feta cheese, crumbled1-3 large Scotch bonnet chillies, seeded and cut into slivers10 rashers thickly sliced streaky bacon, cut in half20 cocktail sticks, soaked in waterMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:30minPreheat an outdoor barbecue for medium-low heat and lightly oil the cooking grate.
RecipesDish typeStartersStarters with cheeseSimple but so delicious. Serve with crusty bread or pitta.61 people made thisIngredientsServes: 32 2 courgettes, cut into 2cm (1/2 in) slices140g (5 oz) grated Cheddar cheese60g (2 oz) butterMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minPreheat the grill. Lightly grease a medium baking tray.