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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White Chocolate Filo Tarts
Aug02

White Chocolate Filo Tarts

These crisp and light pastry cases filled with a rich and creamy white chocolate mousse are easy to make and look mighty impressive! Makes 6. Ready in 45 minutes, plus cooling and chilling. Ingredients: 25g unsalted butter, melted 6-8 sheets filo pastry 100g good quality white chocolate 2 tbsp milk 150ml double cream Dark chocolate curls and cocoa, to decorate Preheat the oven to 190C / 170C fan / Gas Mark 5. Use a little of the...

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Cream of Pea and Herb Soup
Aug02

Cream of Pea and Herb Soup

This light and creamy summery soup tastes delicious hot or cold. Serves 4. Ready in 45 minutes, plus cooling. Ingredients: 25g butter 1 leek, trimmed and chopped 1 potato, peeled and diced 1 litre vegetable stock 400g fresh podded peas Few fresh mint leaves Few fresh dill sprigs, plus extra to garnish Pinch of sugar 100ml double cream Salt and freshly ground black pepper Melt the butter in a large deep pan. Add the leek and potato and...

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Sticky Barbecue Chicken Wings
Jun28

Sticky Barbecue Chicken Wings

Enjoy the barbecue season with or without a barbecue with this delicious chicken wing recipe Serves 4. Ready in 50 minutes. Ingredients: 1kg chicken wings 8tbsp tomato ketchup 2tbsp Worcestershire sauce 3tbsp smooth mango chutney 2tsp Dijon mustard 1tbsp sunflower oil 150ml soured cream 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped 1tbsp fresh snipped chives Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Place the wings on a metal rack set...

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Bolognese Meatballs
May30

Bolognese Meatballs

These delicious homemade meatballs are flavoured with basil and oregano then cooked in a rich tomato sauce for a taste of Italy at home Serves 4. Ready in 50 minutes. Ingredients: 400g lean minced beef 2 tbsp fresh chopped basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp virgin olive oil 500g carton passatta 2 tbsp sun-dried tomato paste 1 tsp...

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