Roast Turkey with Leek, Apricot and Chestnut Stuffing
Nov27

Roast Turkey with Leek, Apricot and Chestnut Stuffing

Tackling the family turkey dinner, and all the trimmings, doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Remove the stress with this simple recipe for festive success Serves 8-10 Ready in approx 4.5 hours, plus resting time Ingredients: 100g butter 1 tbsp olive oil 1 leek, trimmed and chopped 2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped 75g ready to eat dried apricots, finely chopped 150g fresh white breadcrumbs 100g cooked chestnuts, finely chopped 2...

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Sausages and Puy Lentils
Oct23

Sausages and Puy Lentils

Mix up the classic bangers and mash by swapping potato for flavoursome lentils and adding pancetta for a twist on this mid-week favourite. Serves 4 Ready in 40 minutes Ingredients: 225g puy lentils 225g shallots, peeled and halved 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp brown sugar 150ml vegetable stock 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 8 chunky pork sausages 8 rashers pancetta or smoked streaky bacon, stretched with the back of a knife 2...

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Orange Mousse with Fresh Orange Glaze
Oct23

Orange Mousse with Fresh Orange Glaze

This light, creamy and refreshing dessert makes for a perfect after dinner treat that won’t leave you feeling like you’ve overindulged. Serves 8 Ready in 1 hour, plus cooling and chilling Ingredients: 3 gelatine leaves 150ml fresh orange juice 250g ricotta cheese 250g full fat soft cheese 100g caster sugar 2 tsp orange zest 300ml double cream 2 egg whites For the orange glaze: 1 gelatine leaf 150ml fresh orange juice 2 oranges,...

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Chocolate and Orange Puddings
Sep25

Chocolate and Orange Puddings

These lovely individual puddings offer a timeless flavour combination that look and taste delicious. Makes 6 Ready in 1 hour 30 minutes Ingredients: 3 small clementines or satsumas, thinly sliced 175g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 175g caster sugar 3 large eggs, beaten 125g self-raising flour 50g cocoa powder, sifted 1 tbsp fresh orange juice 2 tsp orange zest Custard or cream, to serve Preheat the oven to 180C /...

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Caramelised Apple Topped Coconut Rice Pudding
Aug30

Caramelised Apple Topped Coconut Rice Pudding

This modern take on a traditional favourite is served with spiced apples in a caramel sauce and has added coconut milk for extra flavour. Serves 4. Ready in 2 hours 30 minutes. Ingredients: 50g unsalted butter, softened 100g pudding rice 400ml full-fat milk 200ml coconut milk 40g caster sugar 1 tbsp runny honey 2 red apples, skinned, cored and cut into wedges 75g demerara sugar 1-2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp apple juice Preheat the...

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Lamb Koftas with Minted Couscous
Aug30

Lamb Koftas with Minted Couscous

These fun to eat, flavourful skewers are great for a late summer al fresco meal and are ready in less than an hour. Serves 4. Ready in 50 minutes. Ingredients: For the koftas: 350g lean minced lamb ½ red onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2tsp ground coriander 2tsp ground cumin 1tsp smoked paprika 2tbsp fresh chopped coriander Squeeze of lemon juice For the couscous: 225g couscous 3tbsp olive oil 1tbsp lemon juice ¼...

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