RecipesDish typeSaladVegetable saladNormally I don& 39;t like green peppers, but this quick salad of grilled peppers tastes amazing. Preserved Lemons offer a lot of flavour; they& 39;re available in larger supermarkets and good delis.2 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 8 green peppers, seeds removedolive oil1 whole preserved lemon1 teaspoon cumin seedssaltMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minCut peppers into quarters and place with the outside facing upwards on a baking tray.
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RecipesDish typeCakeMini cakesMuffinsFruit muffinsPears are delicious eaten fresh but can also be used in a variety of recipes such as this muffin recipe. This is a marvellous weekend morning treat.Recipe by:Cambridgeshire, England, UK5 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 12 300g self raising flour1 tsp baking powder2 tsp ground cinnamon85g golden caster sugar250ml milk2 eggs, beaten100g butter, melted2 pears, such as Williams or Packham, peeled and cut into small chunks100g soft toffee, choppedMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:40minHeat oven to 200 C / fan 180 C / gas 6.
RecipesDish typeMain courseCurryVegetarian curryThis mutter paneer recipe is my children& 39;s favourite Indian dish. Serve with rice or naan as a fabulous vegetarian main, or alongside your favourite curry.12 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 250g frozen garden peasvegetable oil4 tomatoes, chopped2 onions, chopped1 teaspoon cumin seeds1/2 teaspoon turmeric2 teaspoons ground coriander5cm piece fresh root ginger, minced2 cloves garlic, minced2 teaspoons natural yoghurt1/2 teaspoon chilli powder350g paneer2 sprigs fresh coriander for garnishsalt to tasteMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minBoil the peas for 10 minutes, then drain.
RecipesDish typeDessertFruit dessertsMango dessertsRubicon mango juice is set with slices of mango to make refreshing, sophisticated jellies that taste deliciously fruity and light.Recipe by:London, England, UK1 person made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 sachet powdered gelatine1 Alphonso mango, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced20g stem ginger in syrup, finely sliced, plus 3 tbsp syrup from the jar500ml Rubicon® Mango DrinkMint leaves to decorateMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:2hr ›Ready in:2hr20minPut 50ml boiling water into a measuring jug and let it cool for a few moments.
RecipesDish typePancakesFillings for pancakesA delicious homemade dark chocolate and roasted hazelnut spread recipe, not dissimilar to Nutella. It& 39;s a little coarser than the store-bought variety, but it& 39;s delicious nonetheless. The best part about making this spread, is that you can control what& 39;s in it!
RecipesDish typeStartersNo cook startersA houmous with no beans? Am I mad? Probably! This houmous is smooth, slightly sweet and garlicky, yet being light and fresh at the same time. I had to stop myself eating it all with carrot sticks!1 person made thisIngredientsMakes: 250 g1 medium courgette40g dried sun-dried tomatoes, rehydrated60g tahini1 tablespoon lemon juice1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon chopped fresh or dried parsley1 clove garlic, crushed1-2 tablespoons paprikasalt and pepper to taste1 small pinch crushed chillies (optional)MethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10minPop the courgette, sun-dried tomatoes, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, parsley, garlic and paprika into the bowl of a food processor.
RecipesDish typeCakeTraybakesChocolate traybakesBrowniesA really quick and easy microwave brownie recipe. The best one I& 39;ve even tried, with hardly any washing up!66 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 120g butter200g caster sugar2 tablespoons cocoa powder1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 eggs100g flourMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:8min ›Extra time:10min cooling › Ready in:28minPrepare a microwave safe, non-metallic tray by spraying it with cooking oil and ensuring it is fully coated.
RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitBanana cakeBanana breadA good, moist gluten free banana bread. Even better if you keep for 24 hours then slice and spread with butter.Recipe by:Gloucestershire, England, UK200 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 75g (3 oz) butter or margarine175g (6 oz) sugar2 eggs, beaten450g (1 lb) bananas, mashed200g (7 oz) gluten free flour1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda110g (4 oz) chopped mixed nutsMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr15min ›Ready in:1hr35minGrease and line a 2 lb loaf tin.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenBBQ chickenBBQ chicken kebabsThe next best thing to a takeaway kebab! A quick and easy marinade for the chicken makes these a dream.Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK19 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 150ml low-fat natural yoghurt3 tablespoons tandoori paste1 teaspoon lemon juice4 chicken breast fillets, cut into cubes1 red pepper, chopped1 green pepper, chopped1 onion, choppedMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:20min ›Extra time:1hr marinating › Ready in:1hr45minMix the yoghurt, tandoori paste and lemon juice together.
RecipesDish typeBreadBrown breadWholemeal breadA delicious wholemeal loaf that my children love. My children enjoy making this bread as the ingredient quantities is easy to follow.Recipe by:Kent, England, UK56 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 300ml water2 tablespoons margarine, softened250g white bread flour125g wholemeal flour3 tablespoons dried milk powder2 tablespoons caster sugar1 1/2 teaspoons salt2 teaspoons bread machine yeast5 tablespoons pumpkin and sunflower seed mixMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:3hr ›Ready in:3hr5minPut ingredients in bread machine in order shown.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceChilli sauceI have tried many, many BBQ sauces, but I always come back to this one! Using chilli sauce in addition to a little ketchup give this sauce extra flavour and heat. Try it on ribs or chicken.169 people made thisIngredientsServes: 16 225g brown sugar4 tablespoons chilli sauce4 tablespoons rum2 tablespoons soy sauce4 tablespoons red sauce or ketchup4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce2 cloves garlic, crushed1 teaspoon ground dry mustardground black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:40minIn a saucepan over low heat, mix the brown sugar, chilli sauce, rum, soy sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, dry mustard and pepper.
RecipesDish typeSoupNoodle soupsRice noodles are cooked in vegetable stock, chilli oil, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil. You could easily add mushrooms or broccoli to this.97 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 850ml vegetable stock100g rice noodles or thin spaghetti2 teaspoons soy sauce1/2 teaspoon chilli oil1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root2 spring onions, slicedFew drops sesame oil (optional)MethodPrep:5min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:15minIn a medium saucepan combine vegetable stock and rice noodles.
RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitBanana cakeBanana breadThis moist banana bread is a delicious change from the traditional banana bread. The cake is enriched with dark rum, coconut and pecans, then topped with a sweet butter-coconut glaze.75 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 2 loaves30g unsalted butter, softened30g cream cheese200g caster sugar1 egg250g plain flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda1/8 teaspoon salt225g mashed overripe bananas125ml milk2 tablespoons dark rum1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest2 teaspoons lime juice1 teaspoon vanilla extract4 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans4 tablespoons desiccated coconutTopping4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar2 teaspoons unsalted butter2 teaspoons lime juice2 teaspoons dark rum2 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans2 tablespoons desiccated coconutMethodPrep:45min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:1hr cooling › Ready in:2hr45minPreheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
RecipesDish typeSoupChilled soupAn impressive summertime dinner party starter. Use very ripe tomatoes, good quality olive oil and Parmesan for best flavour.10 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 18 plum tomatoes, chopped6 leaves fresh basil, julienned2 to 8 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, or as neededsalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste50g (2 oz) freshly grated Parmesan cheese4 tablespoons double creamMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:35minPlace the tomatoes and basil into a large pot or bowl.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceThis is a delicious and aromatic Argentinean marinade or sauce. Use it on barbecued meats - it& 39;s especially good with steak. The sauce is best if used immediately but will keep in the refrigerator for a couple of days.110 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 bunch parsley, chopped8 cloves garlic, minced175ml (6 fl oz) extra virgin olive oil4 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar3 tablespoons lemon juice1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepperMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minIn a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients.
RecipesDish typePies and tartsSavoury pies and tartsVegetable pies and tartsTomato tartThis is a recipe that I have tweaked from one I found on David Liebovitz& 39;s great food blog. It& 39;s a wonderfully earthy, country style recipe that is perfect served hot or eaten cold for a picnic or in the garden on a lazy summer& 39;s afternoon.
RecipesDish typeCakeMini cakesMuffinsChocolate muffinsThe classic chocolate chip muffin! And when I say jumbo, I mean jumbo - these guys are huge! You& 39;ll need a jumbo muffin tin and jumbo paper muffin cases to go with. Read the footnotes for secrets to the perfect muffin!186 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 4 jumbo muffins250g plain flour125g caster sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda150ml semi-skimmed milk3 tablespoons vegetable oil1 medium egg1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon chocolate extract100g dark or milk chocolate chipsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:10min cooling › Ready in:50minPre-heat your oven to its highest setting (temperature will be reduced when muffins go in).
RecipesDish typeCakeCelebration cakesBirthday cakeKids& 39; birthday cakesThis is one of the first vegan cakes I ever made, after a couple of personal tweaks it is now just perfect! If heated it becomes the most amazing chocolate fudge cake - fantastic with a scoop of soya ice cream or vegan cream! As you can see the one in the photo was for a birthday, but this is an & 34;anytime& 34; cake!
RecipesDish typeSide dishVegetable side dishesOyster sauce, fresh ginger, garlic and red chillies add some Chinese inspiration to green beans.42 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 3 tablespoons vegetable oil2 cloves garlic, minced2 small knobs root ginger, minced1 dried red chilli350g (12 oz) fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped2 tablespoons soy sauce2 tablespoons oyster sauceMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minIn a large frying pan or wok, heat oil over medium high heat.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenThere are so many marinades you can use for barbecued chicken, this recipe makes the most succulent poussin. The acid in the beer marinade helps to tenderise the meat and add flavour.2 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 poussin (buy ready spatchcocked if prefered)1 bottle of Young& 39;s Bitter2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp Dijon mustard3 tbsp clear honey1 tbsp paprika4 cloves garlic, crushed2 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger2 star anise, crushed1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper3 tbsp tomato ketchup1 tsp soft brown sugar1 tsp cornflourMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:50minTo prepare the poussin, place a poussin breast side down, on a board for raw meat use.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkCuts of porkPork filletA delicious and easy marinade for pork. Serve with stir-fried vegetables and rice.77 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1.25kg (3 lb) whole pork fillets, trimmed2 tablespoons light soy sauce2 tablespoons hoisin sauce1 tablespoon sherry1 tablespoon black bean sauce1 1/2 teaspoons minced root ginger1 1/2 teaspoons dark brown soft sugar1 clove garlic1/2 teaspoon sesame oil1 pinch Chinese five spice powderMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:40minPlace pork fillets in a shallow glass dish.