Miso Broth with Pak Choi and Tofu
Apr24

Miso Broth with Pak Choi and Tofu

Bring the taste of the orient to your midweek meal plan with this super quick and easy example of Japanese cooking. Serves 4 Ready in 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 200g shiitake mushrooms, sliced 2 x 225g packs smoked tofu, cubed 2 tbsp miso paste 2 tbsp light soy sauce 400g pak choi, roughly chopped Miso paste is made from fermented soya beans and is a staple in Japanese cooking. Look out for...

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Apricot and Orange Cheesecakes
Mar27

Apricot and Orange Cheesecakes

Light but indulgent, these creamy individual fruity cheesecakes make for a naughty but nice way to finish an evening meal. Makes 4 Ready in 40 minutes, plus chilling Ingredients: 125g digestive biscuits, crushed 40g unsalted butter, melted Zest and juice of a small orange 2 tsp powdered gelatine 250g full-fat soft cheese 25g caster sugar 200ml double cream, softly whipped For the topping: 200g dried apricots, chopped 150ml orange...

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Chicken and Rice Burritos
Mar27

Chicken and Rice Burritos

These quick and easy wraps are packed full of flavour and ready in just 30 minutes. Make a few extra for an on-the-go lunch the next day. Makes 4 | Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 100g easy-cook long grain rice, boiled, drained and cooled 2 tsp chilli powder 350g chicken breast fillet, thinly sliced Half a red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced...

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Oatmeal and Raisin Cookies
Jan25

Oatmeal and Raisin Cookies

Who doesn’t fancy a batch of home-made cookies now and again? Try this quick and easy recipe for the weekend that is perfect for including the kids. Makes 24 Ready in 50 minutes, plus cooling time Ingredients: 225g self-raising flour 175g rolled oats 1 tsp baking powder 250g unsalted butter, softened 200g golden caster sugar ½ tsp vanilla extract 150g raisins Preheat the oven to 180C/Fan 160C/Gas Mark 4. Lightly grease two large...

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Tandoori Lamb
Jan02

Tandoori Lamb

A pot of yoghurt and a few spices can transform some simple lamb steaks into a spicy specialty to add to your midweek menu. Serves 4 Ready in 30 mins, plus marinating time Ingredients: 4 large lamb steaks 6 tbsp natural yoghurt, plus extra to serve 2cm piece root ginger, peeled and grated 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 2 tsp each garam masala and ground cumin 1 tsp each ground coriander and chilli powder 1 tbsp lemon juice 4...

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Lemon Pot Puddings
Jan01

Lemon Pot Puddings

These delicious individual puddings are the perfect sweet treat after a hearty Sunday lunch Makes 6 Ready in 40 mins Ingredients: 100g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 175g golden caster sugar Zest and juice of 2 large lemons (you will need about 120ml lemon juice) 4 medium eggs, separated 75g plain flour 130ml milk 2 tbsp flaked almonds Icing sugar, for dusting Preheat the oven to 180C/Fan 160C/Gas mark 4. Grease...

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