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Pressed Picnic Sarnies ( Sandwiches)

Pressed Picnic Sarnies ( Sandwiches)

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These are the easiest and the tastiest of picnic sandwiches

  • 1 Ciabatta loaf
  • cut in half length wise
  • (If you can get them the sun dried tomato or olive Ciabatta makes for a really fun sandwich)
  • 3 tablespoons grainy mustard mayonnaise
  • Garlic and Herb Boursin cheese
  • 1/4 pound thin sliced roast turkey
  • 1/4 pound thin sliced ham
  • 1/4 pound thin sliced German Salami
  • 4 slices gouda cheese
  • 4 slices of edam cheese
  • 4 slices emmental cheese
  • Roasted bell peppers
  • sliced sweet gerkins
  • sweet pickled jalapeno peppers (or any other hot pickled pepper you like)
  • chopped marinated olives
  • thinly sliced red onions
  • thinly sliced ripe tomatoes
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Fresh rocket leaves
2.9/5 (16 Votes)

Easter Bark

Easter Bark

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Sweetly scrummy. Easy and quick to make too! I like to add broken pretzels to mine

  • 12 ounces (weight) of white chocolate chips or candy melts (2 cups)
  • 2 tsp white vegetable shortening
  • 2 (100g) bags of small candy covered chocolate easter eggs such as The Cadbury's ones (about 1 heaped cupful)
  • A good handful of small pretzel hoops
  • broken (optional)
4.1/5 (15 Votes)

Herb Roasted Turkey with Gravy

Herb Roasted Turkey with Gravy

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This really is a moist and flavourful way to cook a turkey

  • 14 pound turkey (I like to use a free range bird myself)
  • 1 TBS salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 18 sprigs of fresh thyme - divided
  • 4 medium onions - sliced
  • 4 celery ribs
  • sliced
  • 2 medium carrots - sliced
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 TBS peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup butter - melted
  • 1 tsp minced fresh sage
  • 1 tsp minced fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp finely chopped chives
4.1/5 (13 Votes)

Bacon, Cheese, Tomato & Leek Pudding

Bacon, Cheese, Tomato & Leek Pudding

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Kind of like a savoury bread and butter pudding made with Bacon, Cheese, Tomato and Leek sandwiches

  • A stale french loaf
  • (You will need at least 14 slices)
  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) butter - softened
  • 1 large tomato
  • thinly sliced - and cut into half moons
  • 6 slices steaky bacon - cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1 medium leek
  • washed - trimmed and very thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound of strong cheddar cheese - grated (about 2 cups)
  • 3 large free range eggs
  • 1 TBS Dijon mustard (can use grainy if you have it)
  • 1 pint of whole milk (2 cups)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
4.1/5 (14 Votes)

Roasted Root Veggie Pizza

Roasted Root Veggie Pizza

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A deliciously different pizza with a thick wholewheat crust, topped by sweetly caramelized roasted root veggies and...

  • For the crust:
  • 280g of plain flour
  • 70g of whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 TBS rapid rise or bread machine yeast
  • 225ml of hot water (1 cup)
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • For the toppings:
  • 1 small butternut squash
  • 1 medium parsnip
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 2 small red onions
  • fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • olive oil
  • 120g of grated emmenthal cheese (1 cup)
  • 120g grated strong cheddar cheese (1 cup)
  • 65g of grated mozzarella cheese (1/2 cup)
  • 45g of finely grated Parmesan cheese (1/4 cup)
  • 1 1/2 TBS fresh thyme leaves
4.1/5 (16 Votes)

Italian Wedding Soup Supper Dish

Italian Wedding Soup Supper Dish

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It's got all the flavours of the traditional Italian Wedding Soup, but it's not soup

  • 8 ounces orecchiette pasta (2 cups)
  • (can use an equal amount of any small pasta shells)
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast meat - cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1 medium onion - peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot - peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery - washed
  • trimmed and chopped
  • 1 small clove of garlic - peeled and minced
  • a package of frozen cooked Italian meatballs - thawed (12 ounces)
  • 1 tin of cream of chicken soup - undiluted
  • 1 tin of milk
  • 1 chicken stock pot
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme (or 2 tsp chopped fresh)
  • about 6 cubes of frozen whole leaf spinach (thawed) squeezed dry and chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 135g of grated Parmesan cheese (3/4 cup)
2.7/5 (14 Votes)

Easy Goji Berry Granola

Easy Goji Berry Granola

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I have always made my own granola

  • 320g of rolled oats - not quick cooking (4 cups)
  • 115g of butter (1/2 cup)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 4 TBS runny honey
  • 100g of soft light brown sugar (1/2 cup packed)
  • 85g of flaked almonds (1/2 cup)
  • 60g of chopped pecans (1/2 cup)
  • 55g of whole cashews (1/2 cup)
  • 75g of shredded coconut (1 cup)
  • 150g of dried fruit (about 1 cup - I used half Goji berries and the rest was a mix of dried blueberries
  • sour cherries and sultanas)
2.8/5 (13 Votes)

Chopped Green Salad with a Grape Balsamic Dressing

Chopped Green Salad with a Grape Balsamic Dressing

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A delicious chopped salad with a lovely dressing which I created to use some beautiful Grape Balsamic Vinegar I rec...

  • 2 baby gem lettuces
  • rinsed - dried and coarsely chopped
  • A handful of washed and dried flat leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 spring onion
  • coarsely chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • coarsely chopped -along with some leaves if possible
  • A 3-inch piece of English Cucumber - washed
  • un-peeled
  • A handful of frozen petit pois - thawed and drained
  • 1 TBS chopped chives
  • about 8 oil cured pitted and sliced green olives
  • For the dressing:
  • 60ml of good quality olive oil (1/4 cup)
  • 2 TBS Grape Balsamic Vinegar
  • Pinch sugar
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried dill tops
  • 1 TBS chopped fresh chives
4.3/5 (15 Votes)

Panzanella

Panzanella

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This is what you make when the summer tomatoes are ripe for the picking and the outside temps are soaring

  • For the bread:
  • 1/2 day old French boule - sliced into 1/2 inch slices and then cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • Fine sea salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • 2 TBS of good quality olive oil
  • For the Salad:
  • 6 medium sized ripe tomatoes - cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 each red and yellow peppers - cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/2 an English Cucumber - peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 small red onion (cut in half lengthwise
  • reserve 1/2 for another use
  • then peel the other half. Cut into thin half moons)
  • 1 handful each of dry cured pitted black and green olives - quartered
  • 1 heaped TBS nonpareil capers - rinsed and drained
  • About 10 large basil leaves
  • cut chiffonade (Stack them together
  • roll them up tightly
  • and slice across thinly)
  • A small handful of flat leaf parsley coarsely chopped
  • For the dressing:
  • 1 small clove of garlic
  • peeled and finely minced
  • 1/2 small shallot
  • peeled and finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 TBS sherry vinegar
  • 125ml good quality olive oil (1/2 cup)
  • Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2.9/5 (17 Votes)

Pork Chops with a Gooseberry, Honey and Walnut Sauce

Pork Chops with a Gooseberry, Honey and Walnut Sauce

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What to do when you have a handful of tart gooseberries and a few pork chops

  • 2 thick pork chops
  • A large handful or two of ripe gooseberries - red or green (topped and tailed)
  • Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • A few springs of fresh Marjoram (or dried if that's all you have)
  • Two dessert-spoons of Acacia Honey
  • A small handful of toasted English Walnuts
  • A knob of butter
2.7/5 (15 Votes)