RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesThese aniseed biscuits are versatile and delicious. They are perfect for guests, and with such a large batch you can give some away as gifts.6 people made thisIngredientsServes: 72 5 eggs400g caster sugar450g butter or margarine, softened1 teaspoon salt1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder750g plain flour120g finely chopped walnuts2 tablespoons aniseedMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:10min cooling › Ready in:1hrPreheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
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RecipesDish typeDessertTrifleThis is my version of traditional trifle without using jelly. It includes a fresh custard recipe but you could use supermarket prepared custard or make it with powder.182 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 5 trifle sponge cakes5 tablespoons raspberry jam, or as needed200g punnet fresh raspberries, or more if preferred2 (284 ml) cartons double cream3 egg yolks30g (1oz) caster sugar60g (2oz) toasted flaked almonds.
RecipesDish typeCakeCelebration cakesBirthday cakeKids& 39; birthday cakesChocolate buns that are easy to make with no butter!Recipe by:Yorkshire, England, UK55 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 100g (4 oz) self raising flour100g (4 oz) caster sugar2 medium eggs1 tablespoon chocolate powder2 teaspoons chocolate flakesMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Extra time:10min cooling › Ready in:30minPrepare surface.
RecipesDish typeSaladVegetable saladTomato saladThis is a quick recipe which can be made with basic ingredients found in our kitchen. It is tasty, nutritious as well as healthy.Recipe by:Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK4 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 2 tablespoons olive oil1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar1 clove garlic, grated2 ripe medium plum tomatoes, chopped in chunks1 large cucumber, chopped in chunks6 - 10 black olives, chopped6 - 8 leaves of fresh basil, finely choppedsea salt and black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minIn a bowl, add the olive oil, balsamic vinegar and grated garlic.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef burgersNew Mexico, USA is known for its wonderful & 34;Big Jim& 34; (New Mexico 6) green chiles, even to the point of having numerous autumn festivals using it as the primary theme. Many dishes here utilise this amazing ingredient in one form or another, the green chille cheeseburger being one of the favourites.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceMarinadesMarinades for prawnsSucculent barbecued prawns. This makes the perfect summer meal when served with a crisp green salad.76 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 48 king prawns, peeled and deveined4 limes, zested and juiced4 green chillies, seeded and chopped4 cloves garlic, crushed5cm (2 in) piece fresh ginger root, chopped1 medium onion, coarsely choppedskewersMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:35minPlace the prawns and lime zest in a large, non-metallic bowl.
RecipesDish typeSide dishStuffingEasy and quick to make and makes a change from the conventional stuffing. The red pepper can be changed to anything - rosemary for lamb, sage for chicken, etc.Recipe by:Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK2 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1-2 slices bread, made into breadcrumbs1/2 onion, chopped1 pinch salt1 pinch pepper1 red pepper, minced1 eggMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minMix the breadcrumbs with all the ingredients and use the egg to bind the mixture together.
RecipesDish typePies and tartsSavoury pies and tartsCheese pies and tartsThis Greek meze is perfect for entertaining, and the pastry could not be easier to make. Serve as a nibble or starter, and enjoy the leftovers for weeks to come - they freeze well after they& 39;re baked. Just defrost and pop them in a warm oven, and you& 39;ll think they& 39;re freshly baked.
RecipesDish typeCakeCelebration cakesBirthday cakeDelicious fruity cake that will keep moist for several days.25 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 170g (5 oz) plain flour1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 bicarbonate of soda1 teaspoon baking powder85g (3 oz) soft brown sugar30g (1 oz) chopped walnuts2 small eggs1 ripe bananna85g (3 oz) grated carrots85g (3 oz) cooking oil1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)30g (1 oz) soft butter110g (4 oz) cream cheese85g (3 oz) icing sugar15g (1/2 oz) chopped nuts to decorateMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:40min ›Ready in:1hrSift flour, salt, baking powder and bicab in a medium bowl.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceCheap and easy to make especially as you can leave it in the oven and pretty much forget about it :)Recipe by:Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK234 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 600g mince (any kind but I use beef)1 handful chopped onion1 pinch salt1 pinch pepper1 handful mixed sliced veg1 tablespoon plain flourfresh stock (I use homemade depending on what we have had for dinner before - beef, veg or even chicken)gravy browning, enough to colour5-4 potatoes, peeled and slicedgrated cheese (optional)MethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr20minFry the mince, onion, salt and pepper together until brown.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefCuts of beefSteakStewing steakA stew of meat, potatoes and Guinness® - what could be better? Feel free to add carrots and other vegetables.87 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 onion, chopped900g beef stewing steak750ml Guinness®1 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons olive oil3 cloves garlic, minced4 medium potatoes1/2 teaspoon black pepperMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:2hr15min ›Ready in:2hr30minCut two of the potatoes into slices, and the other two into quarters.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSaucePeppercorn sauceThis is my husband& 39;s all-time favourite peppercorn sauce for steak. You don& 39;t need fillet; this peppercorn sauce really dresses up any cut.Recipe by:Cumbria, England, UK1161 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 to 3 tablespoons mixed peppercorns60g butter1 shallot, minced100ml brandy100ml beef stock60ml double creamsalt to tasteMethodPrep:2min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:17minCrush the peppercorns slightly, either using a mortar and pestle or a rolling pin.
RecipesDish typeStartersNo cook startersA fresh and citrus-y version of the classic, kid friendly.Recipe by:Tennessee, United States1 person made thisIngredientsServes: 6 3-4 medium sized avocados2 tablespoons green salsa (tomatillo)1 lime juice2-3 tsp garlic salt2 tablespoons fresh chopped corianderMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minSlice and scoop avocado fruit into a medium sized bowl.
Avocados are packed with goodness - healthy fats, fibre, potassium, and the list goes on! Learn how to cut, chop, slice and dice avocados like a pro.Cut around the stoneMake a lengthways cut right down the centre of the fruit until your knife makes contact with the big, hard stone.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesFlapjacksGood old flappers! Decadent yet austere, these flapjacks are suited to any time or occasion and are full of chewy toffee deliciousness.Recipe by:Sussex, England, UK39 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 150g butter or margarine50g light soft brown sugar or demerara sugar4 tablespoons golden syrup1 pinch salt150g rolled oats125g jumbo rolled oatsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:12min ›Ready in:22minPreheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesTagliatelle A quick and cheap pasta dish! Toss a quick salad of mixed lettuce leaves to go with and you& 39;re done.Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK55 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 90g butter225g bacon, chopped3-4 carrots, cut into small cubes1 garlic clove, crushed1 (65g) tin tomato puree225ml chicken stocksalt and pepper to season450g tagliatelle90 - 110g cheese, gratedMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:40minMelt 1/3 of the butter in a saucepan.
RecipesDish typeSoupBean and lentil soupBean soupBlack beans, salsa, vegetable stock and cumin are puréed into this delicious, low fat soup that is high in fibre. Serve with a dollop of soured cream or yoghurt and a sprinkling of spring onion.1733 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 (400g) tins black beans, drained and rinsed350ml (12 fl oz) vegetable stock225g (8 oz) tomato salsa dip1 teaspoon ground cumin4 tablespoons soured cream or plain yoghurt3 spring onions, thinly slicedMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minIn an electric food processor or blender, combine beans, broth, salsa and cumin.
RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta bakesLasagneA quick and easy veggie lasagne that is a lovely winter warmer or summer dish if paired with a salad.Recipe by:London, England, UK4 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1/2 box lasagne sheetsolive oil, as needed1 onion, finely chopped1 teaspoon minced garlic1 cup chopped vegetables choice (eg carrot, courgette, peas, corn)1 bag Quorn mince1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes3 tablespoons tomato puree180ml water1 teaspoon chilli flakes1 packet cheese or white sauce3 tablespoons grated cheeseMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:40min ›Ready in:50minHeat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkCuts of porkPork chop This makes a nice change from a plain old pork chop, the coriander seeds add lovely flavour!Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK4 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 tablespoon coriander seeds50ml soy sauce2 garlic cloves, crushed1 teaspoon sugar4 pork chopsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Extra time:30min marinating › Ready in:1hrMix together the coriander seeds, soy sauce, garlic and sugar.
RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesSpaghettiJohn West has been bringing Brits delicious healthy and premium quality fish for over a century. John West are committed to helping the nation enjoy a wider range of fish.Recipe by:London, England, UK9 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 250g John West Baby Clams, drained with juice reserved4 tbsp Olive Oil3 cloves Chopped Garlic1 Red Chille, de-seeded and chopped3 tbsp Shredded Basil200g Cherry Tomatoes, halvedSplash White Wine110g Cooked spaghetti, al denteMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minSaute the garlic in the olive oil with the chilli, basil and tomatoes.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenA delicious main course which uses the main ingredient of chicken, and is also seasoned with parsley.5 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 chicken fillets or chicken pieces50g butter or margarine40g plain flour600ml chicken stock1-2 egg yolks4 tablespoons single creamminced parsleysalt and pepperpineapple chunks to serve (optional)MethodPrep:15min ›Cook:15min ›Extra time:5min cooling › Ready in:35minCut the chicken and season.