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I always make these for my children when time is short

  • 3 slices of Salami
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • half a ball Mozzarella
  • handful of rocket
  • tortillas
3.4/5 (95 Votes)

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It is a perfect party food- simple, spectacular and delicious

  • 6 medium sweet potatoes (about 1.5kg in total)
  • Sage Leaves- finely chopped- 6 tablespoons
  • Garlic cloves- 6- grated or sliced.
  • Black pepper powder- 1.2 tap
  • Cream- 250 ml
  • Salt- to taste
4/5 (4 Votes)

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A traditional winter stew with a midlanders twist

  • 4 large carrots
  • 4 large parsnips
  • 500g potatoes
  • 300g Roasted Beef
  • Peppers
  • Chilli powder
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 4 large onions.
  • 50g soaked pinto beans
  • Bisto gravy granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon tabasco
  • 20g buttery spread.
  • for dumplings
  • 150g suet
  • 150g self raising flour
  • 10g butter
  • water
  • salt
  • pepper
4/5 (3 Votes)

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Beat the egg and sesame oil together and put to one side

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 200g long-grain rice (uncooked weight)
  • cooked and left to go cold
  • 100g frozen peas
  • defrosted
  • 4 spring onions
  • finely chopped
  • 1-2 tsp soy sauce
  • ground white pepper
4.5/5 (2 Votes)

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1- cut chicken into bite size pieces 2- add to blender the ginger,chilli,garlic,lemongrass, tomato puree, soy and ...

  • 2 x chicken breasts
  • 3cm a knob of ginger peeled roughly chopped
  • half a red chilli more if you like it HOT
  • 2x cloves garlic
  • 2 sticks of lemon grass ripped up
  • a bunch of fresh corriander
  • 2x teaspoons of tomato puree
  • 2x tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2x teaspoons of fish sauce
  • 2x red peppers out of a jar
  • tin of coconut milk
  • small amount of veg oil
4.4/5 (7 Votes)

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Family Favourite

  • 1lb Mince
  • 1 onion
  • 8 oz Dried Butter Beans
3/5 (123 Votes)

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a gorgeous take on a classic spag bol using sausages really delish

  • 2 carrots
  • 1 celery stick
  • 3 spring onions
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 fresh chilli
  • 4 good quality sausages (80% pork content)
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp of balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • basil leaves
  • pasta for 4
4.4/5 (9 Votes)

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Bread cakes

  • 1 packet gluten free mix
  • one satchet dried yeast
  • 7 table spoons sunflower oil
  • teaspoon salt
  • 18 fluid oz tepid water
  • one teaspoon sugar
3/5 (120 Votes)

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A tasty dish that only involves some gentle frying and cooking pasta

  • 1 Pack of Bacon
  • 1 bulb fennel (halved and sliced)
  • 8 Cloves of Garlic (crushed) or less if you prefer.
  • 1 onion finely (chopped)
  • 1 stick of Celery (finely chopped)
  • Pack of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bottle of Babycham (or sparkling wine
  • although Babycham is best.)
  • 2 tsps Fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • Olive Oil
3.2/5 (107 Votes)

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slow cooked rabbit with savoy cabbage added later with onion, carrots and leek herbs and spices

  • I rabbit skined gutted and cut into pieces
  • 1 savoy cabbage shredded
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 small leek
  • 1.5 pints of chicken stock
  • 1teaspoon corriander
  • cumin and 1 anistee star
3/5 (118 Votes)

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Spicy onion chickpea balls in a warm pitta

  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 300g chickpea's drained from a can (or soaked overnight)
  • 100g fava beans (broad beans)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground corriander
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried herbs
3.4/5 (47 Votes)

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Spicy, curried baked beans

  • 2 cans baked beans
  • 2 large onions
  • cumin seeds
  • oil
  • fresh coriander
  • salt
  • pepper
  • red or green chillies
  • butter
  • pitta bread.
3.7/5 (61 Votes)

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