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.
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RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitMango cakeRipe mangoes steal the show in this easy peasy cheesecake recipe. Use tinned mango if out of season.237 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 250g digestive biscuits60g unsalted butter, melted500g cream cheese, softened150g caster sugar1 teaspoon grated lime zest300ml double cream1-2 ripe sliced mangoes3 passion fruitMethodPrep:30min ›Extra time:8hr freezing › Ready in:8hr30minGrease a 6cm-deep, 20cm round springform cake tin.
RecipesDish typeBreakfastThis is a fun breakfast our family came up with to make eggs on toast a bit more interesting. You can use any cheese you like, really! Use white or wholemeal bread.8 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 extra virgin olive oil4 slices bread4 eggsgood quality marinated fetagrated Cheddar cheeseMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:15minPut a generous amount of oil in the base of a frying pan over a low heat.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesCan decide what sort of biscuits you& 39;re craving? Have three times the fun with this biscuit recipe. Sultanas? Currants? White Chocolate? Use anything that takes your fancy.4 people made thisIngredientsServes: 20 Biscuit dough50g unsalted butter2 tablespoons honey2 tablespoons caster sugar2 eggs120ml milk310g plain flour1 teaspoon baking powderAdditions50g chocolate chips30g chopped dried apricots2 tablespoons desiccated coconut30g chopped unsalted cashewsMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:36min ›Ready in:1hr36minMix butter, honey, caster sugar, eggs and milk in a bowl.
RecipesDish typeCakeCake decoratingIcingChocolate icingThese chocolate caramel slices are like a Millionaire& 39;s shortbread, except there& 39;s no boiling the tin, and the topping is a luscious chocolate icing instead of plain melted chocolate. It has been passed down through my family and is simply delicious!
RecipesDish typeSoupVegetable soup Broccoli soupBroccoli cauliflower soupThis broccoli and cauliflower soup is absolutely delicious. My boyfriend& 39;s favourite... You can substitute the head of cauliflower for another head of broccoli if you want an all-broccoli soup.269 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1 medium onion, diced2 medium heads of broccoli1 medium head of cauliflower750ml vegetable stock200ml cream2 tablespoons cornflour2 tablespoons chopped fresh parselyMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:35minCook the onion in a pot with a little oil on low heat until it is clear and soft.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesCookiesChocolate chip cookiesTruth is, you can freeze almost any biscuit or cookie dough, but here& 39;s a recipe with specific instructions for freezing the cookies before baking. It is great to have these to hand for unexpected guests, or late night cravings!23 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 200g butter220g caster sugar150g dark brown soft sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda375g plain flour1 teaspoon salt450g chocolate chipsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minPreheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenChicken and riceThis is a traditional South African biryani, which you might like to try as an alternative to what& 39;s common here. Don& 39;t be daunted by the list of ingredients, because the end result is a richly flavoured centrepiece.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesCookiesChocolate chip cookiesEspecially for chocolate chip lovin& 39; kids out there, who can& 39;t have eggs or nuts!75 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 225g butter120g icing sugar180g plain flour1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda80g porridge oats1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract170g chocolate chipsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minCream butter and add sugar with a wooden spoon.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenChicken sandwichesA nutritious, balanced meal that& 39;s easy to throw together in a pinch.55 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons olive oil1 onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, crushed100g (4 oz) broccoli florets, chopped50g (2 oz) shredded cabbage4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets - cooked and cut into bite sized piecessalt and pepper to taste1 (400g) tin chickpeas, undrained3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons Dijon mustard1 teaspoon ground cumin4 cloves garlic, minced4 flour tortilla wraps100g (4 oz) creamy coleslawMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minHeat oil in a large heavy frying pan over medium high heat.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefCuts of beefSilverside beefThis is corned beef cooked the way my mum made it. Great alternative for Sunday lunch, or make at the weekend to have to hand for the week& 39;s packed lunches. Freeze any leftovers for corned beef hash.10 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1kg beef silverside joint175ml brown vinegar11 cloves110g dark brown soft sugarwater to coverMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr5minIn a large pot mix the brown vinegar, cloves and dark brown soft sugar, simmer to dissolve dark brown soft sugar.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceMushroom sauce This is an easy peasy mushroom sauce that you can serve over any pasta you like, or even freshly boiled rice. When you add the cream, stir it through then turn off the heat otherwise the cream with curdle.11 people made thisIngredientsServes: 5 extra virgin olive oil for frying1 onion, chopped250g bacon, chopped500g mushrooms, chopped1 egg300ml double creamchopped fresh parsley to tastechopped fresh chives to tastesalt and pepper to tasteMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:30minFry the bacon and onion with olive oil and cook until onion is soft.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefSlow cooker beefThis mince stew is simple and delicious as-is, but it is also great as a base recipe to which you can add your favourite herbs and spices. Leftovers are nice to use to make pies.545 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 tablespoon oil1 onion, chopped2 cloves garlic600g minced beef125ml water1 teaspoon stock granules2 tablespoons soy saucesalt and pepper to tastesprig of thymeMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:4hr ›Ready in:4hr10minHeat oil in frying pan.
RecipesDish typeMain coursePizza This homemade deep dish pizza recipe is amazing, because there is no kneading involved! You mix it all up in the tin, then cover with your favourite toppings. Enjoy!27 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 Pizza dough1 rounded teaspoon of dried active baking yeast1 teaspoon sugar250ml lukewarm water125g self-raising flour125g plain flourgood pinch of saltToppingsYour choice of jarred tomato sauce base150g grated mozzarella cheese200g sliced ham50g black olives, pittedMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:25minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesPenne This is a quick and easy recipe to make when you& 39;re pressed for time. Kids love this creamy pasta and it is a great way to get them eating their veg.2 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 broccoli, chopped500g penne pasta6 bacon rashers1 onion250ml creamMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:15minPut the pasta and broccoli in large saucepan of cold water and bring to the boil.
RecipesDish typePreservesJamThis kumquat jam resembles a marmalade, with lovely rind pieces that spread across your hot buttered toast. It takes time to slice the kumquats as they& 39;re small; ensure you& 39;ve a few hours! You don& 39;t want the seeds in the jam, so using a food prosessor is a no-no.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceUse this slightly spicy, flavoured butter for barbecued meats - it& 39;s heavenly on steak. Make for day of use.35 people made thisIngredientsServes: 16 250g (9 oz) unsalted buttergood handful chopped fresh coriander1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice1/2 teaspoon dried crushed chilliessalt to tasteMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr5minIn a mixing bowl, cream butter.
RecipesDish typeDessertMeringuePavlovaA very impressive take on the classic pavlova, yet easy to make with very basic ingredients. Enjoy!6 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 4 large egg whites190g icing sugar85g ground almonds400g milk chocolate (I use Cadburys)2 teaspoons instant coffee125ml cream125ml whipping creamstrawberries and cherries to decorateMethodPrep:35min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:1hrTo make the meringue: Mix egg whites with icing sugar.
RecipesDish typeStartersA refreshing summer salsa of cool cucumbers, tomatoes, green pepper and a bit of chilli for a kick.193 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 2 medium cucumbers - peeled, seeded and chopped2 medium tomatoes, chopped1 green pepper, chopped1 green chilli, seeded and minced1 small onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced2 tablespoons lime juicepinch minced fresh parsleysmall handful minced fresh coriander1/2 teaspoon salttortilla crisps, to serveMethodPrep:15min ›Ready in:15minIn a medium bowl, stir together all ingredients.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenChicken breastPan fried chicken breastsHome from work with no time, no energy? This quick and tasty recipe is perfect and takes literally 5 minutes to prepare. You can use pre-cooked chicken from the supermarket, or leftover chicken from the previous night& 39;s dinner would be perfect.
RecipesDish typeCakeMini cakesCupcakesCute reindeer cupcakes for Christmas that the kids will absolutely adore. If you want to skip the food colouring, simply make your favourite chocolate icing recipe instead.13 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 Cupcakes125g butter, room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla extract150g caster sugar2 eggs190g self-raising flour, sifted125ml milkIcing125g icing sugar1 tablespoon butter, room temperature1 tablespoon milka little hot waterbrown food colouringTo decorateround vanilla biscuitsSmarties or jelly beanspretzelsTootsie Rolls® or dairy toffee sweetscake decorating eyes or mini chocolate chipsMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:17min ›Ready in:42minFor the cupcakes:Preheat oven to 200 C / 180 C Fan / Gas 6.