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Better than your standard potato salad, full of flavour and texture as well as visually impressive

  • Maris Piper Potatoes
  • Red and White onions
  • Chives
  • Red Peppers
  • Mayonaise
  • Dijon Mustard
  • HP Brown Sauce
3.7/5 (112 Votes)

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pork medallions in a creamy sauce

  • 1 Pork Loin
  • Olive oil
  • 500ml tub of creme fraiche
  • wholegrain mustard
  • Veg to accompany it
4.6/5 (36 Votes)

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I don’t have a large enough baking tray so I lined my lasagne dish with foil and lightly greased the foil

  • Recipe for Pilgrim’s Choice Farmhouse Baconless Egg Pie
  • October 16,2013 by sally92013
  • Baconless Egg Pie to feed 2-4
  • I x small pack of frozen pastry
  • mine was 360gms
  • A few mushrooms
  • 3 x vegetarian sausages
  • A few Cherry tomatoes
  • 4 x eggs
  • Pilgrim’s Choice Cheese (I used the Farmhouse Vintage Cheddar) - I cut 3 slices from the end and them cut these into small bits about 1/4″ ( you could grate the cheese but you would then have to wash the grater!)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • flour for dusting
  • margarine or butter to grease the dish or baking tray
3.3/5 (100 Votes)

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Get fluffy risen yorkshire puddings every time

  • 150 ml water
  • 1 large egg
  • 25ml butter
  • salt and pepper
  • self raising flour
3/5 (119 Votes)

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Get Perfect baked potatoes fluffy warm, with the baked flavour and a crispy but not burnt skin suitable for eating

  • 4 large potatoes
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Butter
  • oil
4/5 (39 Votes)

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Roast chicken pieces served on a base of butter beans, cherry tomatoes, garlic and basil

  • 4 chicken quarters
  • 2 handfuls of cherry tomatoes halved
  • 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tins Butter beans
  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • Black olives - small handful
  • zest of half lemon
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • Salt flakes
3/5 (120 Votes)

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This is a favourite with my friends & family, even the meat eaters among them

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 red pepper (cut into small chunks)
  • 1 yellow pepper (cut into small chunks)
  • 1 courgette (cut into chunks)
  • 20 cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 4 large closed cap mushrooms (cut into chunks)
  • 4 vegetarian Lincolnshire sausages (sliced)
  • 500g Charlotte new potatoes (sliced)
  • 50g Cheshire cheese (grated)
  • 3 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp mixed dried herbs
  • salt
  • black pepper
3/5 (121 Votes)

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Pasta cut out into cupcake sized circles, with delicious mince tomato pasta sauce, layered in between with creamy r

  • This would make a great snack for kids
  • or work as appetisers too. Very versatile delicious pasta snack.
3.3/5 (136 Votes)

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Crab patties fried in breadcrumbs

  • 2cm/1in piece fresh root ginger
  • peeled
  • 1 red chilli
  • seeds removed
  • 250g/9 oz white crabmeat
  • 1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 spring onions sliced
  • breadcrumbs
4.3/5 (13 Votes)

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a creamy, luxurious mid week pick me up, meat free, gluten free, deeeeelishious!

  • splash of good olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • chopped
  • 75g button mushrooms
  • 150g white closed cup mushrooms
  • sliced
  • 150g large flat mushrooms
  • sliced
  • Or the mushrooms you prefer.
  • 1 clove garlic
  • finely diced
  • 2 tsp ground paprika (I like the hot one)
  • 3 tbsp dry sherry - try and get the best you can afford
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 150ml half fat crème frâiche
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh flat parsley.
  • Basmati rice:
  • Follow pack instructions :)
  • just make enough up for 4 people.
3.8/5 (90 Votes)

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Lightly press/roll out the turkey breast steaks between cling film to approx 1 cm thickness

  • 6 turkey escallops/breast fillets
  • 2 slices of white bread – blitzed into fine breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 87g parmesan cheese
  • finely grated
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
3.6/5 (106 Votes)

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For the potato topping, add the potatoes to a pan of boiling water with the turmeric and salt

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • 1 black cardamom pod
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • chopped
  • 3 onions
  • 2 finely chopped and 1 sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 500g boned leg of lamb
  • diced
  • 1½ tbsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 200ml stock or water
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 700g lean lamb mince
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 25g plain yoghurt
  • ½ sweet potato
  • finely diced
  • 100g celeriac
  • finely diced
  • 100g turnip
  • finely diced
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh coriander leaves and stalks
  • For the potato topping
  • 200g floury potatoes
  • peeled and quartered
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • pinch of salt
  • 25g butter
  • 15g cheddar
  • grated
  • For the spice mix
  • 3 green cardamom pods
  • 2 star anise
  • 2cm piece of cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
4.1/5 (30 Votes)

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