Coconut Seafood Curry
May21

Coconut Seafood Curry

Full of flavour, this speedy curry is light, fragrant and perfect for something different this summer. Serves 4 Ready in 50 minutes Ingredients: 1tbsp vegetable oil 8 shallots, peeled and halved 2-3 tbsp Thai green curry paste 225g new potatoes, scrubbed and halved 1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced 400ml reduced fat coconut milk 150ml vegetable stock 2tbsp light soy sauce 450g cod fillet, skinned and cut into chunks 175g fine...

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Lemon Mascarpone Creams
May21

Lemon Mascarpone Creams

These quick and easy desserts make a delicious sweet treat for any occasion Serves 4 Ready in 15 minutes Ingredients: Juice of 2 large lemons 50g caster sugar 250g tub mascarpone cheese 200ml double cream 10 sponge fingers 2 tbsp white chocolate curls, to decorate Mix the lemon juice and sugar in a bowl and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Place the mascarpone in a large mixing bowl and beat with a wooden spoon until soft and...

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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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