RecipesDish typeCakeSponge cakePound cakeThis pound cake is not an ordinary pound cake. It& 39;s rich, moist and dotted with walnuts and cherries. Serve as a snack, for afternoon tea or as a dessert, with sweetened whipped cream.24 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 26cm cake225g unsalted butter100g margarine600g caster sugar2 tablespoons vanilla extract5 eggs1/4 teaspoon salt250ml evaporated milk325g plain flour115g walnuts, chopped1/2 (225g) jar maraschino or cocktail cherries, drained and choppedMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:2hr30min ›Ready in:2hr50minGrease and flour a 26cm Bundt or tube cake tin.
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RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesSpaghettiBurnt butter over spaghetti is a staple in most Greek homes. It is a simple and easy dish, just remember the trick is to not over-burn the butter! If you can find a hard Greek grating cheese, like Mizithra or Kefalotiri, use that instead of the Parmesan.76 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 450g spaghetti6 tablespoons butter1/2 teaspoon salt140g grated Parmesan cheese1 teaspoon dried oreganoMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minPreheat oven to 120 C / Gas 1.
RecipesDish typePies and tartsSweet pies and tartsFruit pies and tartsCape gooseberries are also known as Physalis and are not to be confused with regular gooseberries. Serve with whipped cream.30 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 400g cape gooseberries, husks removed1 (23cm) pastry case110g dark brown soft sugar1 tablespoon plain flour2 tablespoons water3 tablespoons plain flour3 tablespoons caster sugar2 tablespoons butterMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:40min ›Ready in:1hrPreheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef soupThis is a hearty slow cooker soup made with loads of veg and lean mince. Tinned veg makes it a cinch to make, and the potatoes make it hearty enough for a satisfying meal with some nice bread.63 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1L beef stock, or more if needed3 carrots, roughly chopped1 large stick celery, roughly chopped1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley1/2 teaspoon celery seed2 bay leaves450g lean minced beef1 onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced, or to taste1 (400g) tin whole plum tomatoes2 potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces2 (198g) tins sweetcorn, drained1 (400g) tin haricots verts, drained1 (400g) tin petits pois, drainedMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:6hr15min ›Ready in:6hr30minStir the beef stock, carrots, celery, parsley, celery seed and bay leaves into a slow cooker set on High, cover and cook until the vegetables are tender, about 2 hours.
RecipesDish typeSide dishVegetable side dishesAn elegant and delicious side dish for any occasion. Don& 39;t skip the initial step of boiling the beans.51 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 3.75L water1 tablespoon sea salt680g fresh fine green beans, rinsed and trimmed3 tablespoons unsalted butter1 clove garlic, crushed1 large red onion, sliced in rings1 pinch dried thyme2 tablespoons red wine vinegarsea salt to tasteground black pepper to tastefreshly ground nutmeg to taste1 tablespoon finely minced fresh parsleyMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:50minIn a large pot bring salted water to the boil.
RecipesDish typeBreadYeast breadThis bread is delicious plain or toasted. I make it at least once a week.177 people made thisIngredientsServes: 24 15g (1/2 oz) dried active baking yeast120ml (4 fl oz) warm water (45 C)350ml (12 fl oz) buttermilk115g (4 oz) butter4 tablespoons caster sugar1 dessertspoon salt1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda700g (1 2/3 lb) bread flourMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:35min ›Extra time:2hr5min › Ready in:3hrProof yeast in warm water.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato Potato side dishesRoast potatoesIf you want to do something different with your roasties, this is the perfect recipe. Perfect with your favourite roast.1801 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 450g red potatoes, quartered2 tablespoons diced onion2 tablespoons butter, melted1 tablespoon honey1 teaspoon mustard powder1 pinch salt1 pinch ground black pepperMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:50minPreheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
RecipesDish typeBreadWhite breadThis is the recipe for Jamaican Hard Do Bread (hard dough bread). You& 39;ll love this simple white bread that is just slightly sweet. Enjoy this like you would any other white loaf.192 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 3 tablespoons caster sugar1 (7g) sachet dried active baking yeast180ml warm water (45 degrees C)1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 tablespoon margarine, melted1/2 teaspoon salt350g plain flourMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:1hr15min rising › Ready in:2hr5minIn a small bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultrySausageHomemade sausagesMake your Italian sausagemeat with this recipe that& 39;s bursting with flavour. An Italian friend of mine had an Italian restaurant and used this recipe for over 30 years.125 people made thisIngredientsServes: 80 9kg minced pork2 tablespoons salt4 tablespoons garlic salt1 tablespoon ground black pepper8 tablespoons ground paprika250ml vegetable oil1 tablespoon anise seed1 tablespoon fennel seed3 tablespoons dried chilli flakesMethodPrep:45min ›Extra time:1day chilling › Ready in:1day45minPlace the minced pork into a large bowl.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefThese mouth-watering barbecued beef skewers make fantastic starters or nibbles at barbecue parties. Marinated to perfection with hoisin sauce, lime, honey, garlic, sesame oil, root ginger and chill.83 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 900g flank steak or skirt steak125ml hoisin sauce2 tablespoons lime juice1 tablespoon honey1 clove garlic, minced1 teaspoon coarse sea salt1 teaspoon peeled and grated fresh root ginger1 teaspoon sesame oil1 teaspoon Thai chilli-garlic sauce (such as Sriracha)1/2 teaspoon crushed red chillies1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper20 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 20 minutes1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds2 chopped spring onionsMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:5min ›Extra time:2hr marinating › Ready in:2hr25minThinly slice the flank steak across the grain and at an angle, creating slices 2.
RecipesDish typeMain courseCurrySeafood curryPrawn curryThis is an easy homemade prawn curry to make, despite the long list of ingredients! The fresh flavours beat a takeaway any day. Serve with freshly steamed basmati rice.135 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 tablespoon tomato puree1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon caster sugar1 teaspoon garam masala1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander1 fresh green chilli, chopped1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice250ml coconut milk3 tablespoons vegetable oil1 teaspoon black mustard seed3 cloves garlic, minced500g medium prawns, peeled and deveined1 tablespoon cornflour1 tablespoon cold waterMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:35minIn a medium bowl, stir together tomato puree, salt, sugar, garam masala, ground cumin seed, ground red pepper, coriander, green chilli, lemon juice and coconut milk.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefCuts of beefSteakStewing steakA mouth-watering beef stew with potato, carrot, turnip and stout. Serve with bread.16 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1kg diced beef stewing steak1 onion, chopped4 potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces4 carrots, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces1 turnip, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces4 tablespoons plain flour1 clove garlic, chopped500ml beef stock700ml vegetable stock330ml stout (such as Guinness®)8 tablespoons pearl barley2 sprigs fresh thyme2 bay leaves1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepperMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:2hr30min ›Ready in:2hr50minCut any excess fat from the beef, reserving about 2 tablespoons of fat.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishSalmonThis is a great recipe for using tinned salmon; anything but boring. Serve with rice.15 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 2 tablespoons olive oil3/4 teaspoon cumin seeds1/2 teaspoon brown mustard seeds1 small onion, sliced into thin half-circles1 clove garlic, minced1 tablespoon minced fresh root ginger1 green chilli, chopped10 fresh curry leaves, chopped1 tomato, diced2 (418g) tins salmon, drained and bones removed4 tablespoons chopped fresh corianderMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:40minHeat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat; place the cumin and mustard seeds in the hot oil and cook until the seeds begin to pop.
RecipesDish typeStartersMeat startersDuck startersA whole duck is stuffed with orange segments and basted with a mouth-watering combination of honey, butter and orange juice. Seasoned with basil and fresh root ginger, this is a succulent slow-roasted duck everyone will love.182 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 (2kg) whole duck, rinsed1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil leaves1 teaspoon chopped fresh root ginger1 teaspoon salt1/2 orange, quartered475ml water350g honey110g butter1 teaspoon lemon juice125ml freshly squeezed orange juiceMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:3hr ›Ready in:3hr25minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeCakeClassic cakesLayer cakeThis is a wonderful cake, perfect for birthdays and special occasions. The three layers sound daunting, but it& 39;s surprisingly easy to make! The cake is flavoured with walnuts and coconut and iced with a cream cheese buttercream. Enjoy!98 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 225g butter5 egg yolks400g caster sugar340g buttermilk250g plain flour1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda125g chopped walnuts75g desiccated coconut5 egg whites225g cream cheese110g butter425g icing sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract4 tablespoons chopped walnutsMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:50minCream together 225g butter or margarine, egg yolks and 400g caster sugar.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeRicotta cheesecakeThis is my grandmother& 39;s cheesecake recipe that she passed down to my entire family. Ricotta makes for a lovely flavour and texture in this cheesecake, which is lightly scented with lemon and vanilla.278 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 450g cream cheese, softened450g ricotta cheese300g caster sugar4 eggs1 tablespoon lemon juice1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 tablespoons cornflour3 tablespoons flour110g butter, melted and cooled475ml soured creamMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:2hr ›Extra time:6hr chilling › Ready in:8hr20minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeBreadBread without yeastSoda breadThis is a classic soda bread recipe, except for the aromatic addition of caraway seeds sprinkled over top. If you prefer, simply leave them out for a regular loaf, or you could experiment with other additions - such as rosemary.39 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 375g plain flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt100g caster sugar340g buttermilk75g raisins2 eggs1 tablespoon caraway seed (optional)MethodPrep:10min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr10minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkCuts of porkPork filletPork fillet is richly flavoured with a combination of fresh sage, sun-dried tomatoes, prosciutto and cream. Absolutely delicious and very simple! Use a different variety of Italian cured ham if prosciutto is unavailable.214 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons olive oil4 tablespoons chopped prosciutto2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley2 tablespoons chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes4 tablespoons chopped onion675g pork fillet, cut into 1cm strips125ml chicken stock120ml double cream1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepperMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:50minHeat the oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesPenne This is a quick and easy supper that is full of richness and flavour. Combined with a chilli cream sauce and penne, it& 39;s a fantastically satisfying dish!133 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 175g penne pasta75g butter or margarine, melted3 cloves garlic, minced4 (110g) tilapia fillets5 tablespoons plain flour2 tablespoons olive oil4 tablespoons double cream2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice2 fresh jalapeno or green chillies, minced1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/2 teaspoon paprika1/2 teaspoon garlic granules140g spinach leaves1 plum tomato, choppedMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:30minFill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to the boil over high heat.
Dish typeIngredientsMethodCuisinesDiet & lifestylePopular collectionsOccasionsRecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesThese little pastries from Poland are so simple to prepare and melt in the mouth. Lovely with a hot cup of coffee.173 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 110g butter, softened85g cream cheese, softened150g plain flour4 tablespoons strawberry jam4 tablespoons sifted icing sugarMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:35minBeat butter and cream cheese in mixer bowl until light and fluffy.
RecipesDish typeStartersNo cook startersThis is my take on Mexican guacamole with a Japanese kick. Avocado combines with chillies, wasabi, lime and more for a fantastic dip for tortilla chips, crudites or even use it to make sushi.10 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 2 large avocados, chopped1 lime, juiced1 onion, minced2 green chillies, or to taste, seeded and minced10 green shiso leaves, chopped1 tablespoon minced fresh root ginger1 teaspoon wasabi paste1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper2 drops hot sauce (such as Tabasco®)1 tomato, choppedsalt and black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10minPlace the avocados, lime juice, onion, chilli, shiso leaf, ginger, wasabi paste, white pepper and hot sauce into a bowl.