RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef curryThis is a very nice and very spicy beef curry. Serve with naan bread and rice for a lovely meal.188 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 500g diced lean beef, washed well and drained5 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil3 fresh red or green chillies, seeded and finely chopped3-6 dried red chillies or 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder3 cloves garlic, crushed1 large onion, finely chopped1 tablespoon curry powder1 teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon salt2 bay leaves1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds2 tablespoons tomato puree1 tablespoon lemon juice250ml beef or vegetable stock, or plain water1/2 teaspoon vinegar1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon dried basil1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon ground corianderMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hrHeat oil in large pot, add cubed beef and saute until golden brown, 4-5 minutes on medium heat.
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RecipesDish typeBreakfastPoached egg on toast, here made with my own chickens& 39; eggs, Dotty and Dawn. I like to have Tabasco on my eggs and lots of white pepper.Recipe by:Cheshire, England, UK13 people made thisIngredientsServes: 1 2 tablespoons cider vinegar1 teaspoon salt3 slices bread2 eggs10g butter1 salt and ground black pepperMethodPrep:2min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:7minGather your ingredients together, this is a quick recipe but timing is essential.
RecipesDish typeCakeSponge cakeEasy sponge cakeThis is a simple sponge cake recipe - you can serve it plain sandwiched with jam to make a Victoria sponge cake, or fill with buttercream for a birthday cake.Recipe by:Somerset, England, UK16887 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 225g (8 oz) self-raising flour225g (8 oz) butter, at room temperature225g (8 oz) caster sugar4 eggs1 teaspoon baking powderMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:45minPreheat the oven to 180 degrees C / gas mark 4.
RecipesDish typeSoupVegetable soup This Vietnamese-inspired soup is delicious and hearty. Don& 39;t be put off by the long list of ingredients, the results are really worth it. Enjoy alongside rice, if desired.92 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 onion, coarsely chopped2 shallots, thinly sliced2 cloves garlic, chopped1 (5cm) piece fresh root ginger, thinly sliced1 stalk lemon grass, cut into 5cm pieces4 tablespoons curry powder1 green pepper, coarsely chopped2 carrots, peeled and diagonally sliced8 mushrooms, sliced450g fried tofu, cut into bite-size pieces1 litre vegetable stock950ml water2 tablespoons fish sauce2 teaspoons crushed chillies1 bay leaf2 kaffir lime leaves8 small potatoes, quartered1 (400ml) tin coconut milk135g beansprouts, for garnish8 sprigs fresh chopped coriander, for garnishMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr30minHeat oil in a large stock pot over medium heat.
RecipesPopular collectionsEveryday cookingQuick and easyIf you love cheese and need some comfort food this is definitely what you need! Serve with ketchup or your choice of condiment.Recipe by:Gloucestershire, England, UK2 people made thisIngredientsServes: 1 2 slices bread (preferably white)buttercheese (however much you want, and whatever type)MethodPrep:5min ›Cook:8min ›Ready in:13minPrepare a sandwich like normal, butter the slices of bread and add in your cheese.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeNew York cheesecakeThis creamy and delightful cheesecake is easy to make and will keep your guest asking for more. When serving you can add some sort of fruit or chocolate on top to add color and appeal, plus you will be adding flavour as well.Recipe by:UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS, United States Minor Outlying Islands56 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 100g digestive biscuit crumbs4 tablespoons caster sugar5 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted900g (2lb) cream cheese, softened1 (397g) tin condensed sweetened milk2 tablespoons flour4 tablespoons lemon juice4 eggsMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:1hr10min ›Extra time:15min cooling › Ready in:1hr55minPreheat 170 C / Gas 3.
RecipesDish typeCakeCelebration cakesBirthday cakeKids& 39; birthday cakesBirthday cakes for girlsA really easy traybake cake that just about anyone should be able to make! Add any food colouring to the cake mixture, pink for girls or even blue for boys. Alternatively add cocoa powder for chocolate flavoured cake and to the icing too.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenChicken pasta Chicken pasta bakesChicken lasagneA very tasty and easy dish to make. My boyfriend loves it!Recipe by:West Lothian, Scotland, UK62 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 350g chicken, cut into bite size pieces1 clove garlic120g chorizo, sliced 1cm thick and chopped in half1 onion, choppedhandful mushrooms, chopped1 red pepper1 tablespoon tomato puree1 tin chopped tomatoes1 teaspoon oregano1 teaspoon mixed herbs1 chicken stock cube, crumbled1 packet Colmans® cheese sauce mix300ml milk5 lasagne verdi sheetsgoats cheese, grated, for topping, or any cheeseMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:50min ›Ready in:1hrPreheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeBreakfastThis smoothie recipe is a great way of getting more omega-3 oil in your diet. It also has over 2 portions of fruit per serving and is dairy free!5 people made thisIngredientsServes: 1 1 frozen, pre-peeled banana125g frozen berries2 tablespoons milled/ground flaxseed (linseed)250ml dairy free milk alternative, such as soya/rice milk1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon honeyMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:10minPlace the banana, berries, flaxseed, & 34;milk& 34; and vanilla into a liquidiser.
RecipesDish typeCakeMini cakesMuffinsChocolate muffinsWhite chocolate muffinsExperimenting one day I came up with this and my friends and family really enjoyed it. Hope you will too.Recipe by:Gloucestershire, England, UK43 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 12 muffins150g plain flour75g cocoa powder3 teaspoons baking powder50g caster sugar200ml milk1 egg100ml sunflower oil1 teaspoon vanilla extract150g white chocolate chipsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:35minPreheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishTuna With its lively fruity flavours, this mango salsa tastes so good served with seared tuna steaks. You’ll love it!Recipe by:London, England, UK6 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 8 tablespoons Rubicon® Mango Drink2 tablespoons olive oil1 (25mm) piece fresh root ginger, peeled and grated1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced4 (225g) fresh tuna steaks1 Alphonso mango, peeled, pitted and finely chopped4 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped1/4 cucumber, finely chopped1 red pepper1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander, shoppedfreshly ground black pepper15g buttercoriander sprigs, to garnishMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:30minIn a shallow non-metallic bowl, mix together 5 tablespoons Rubicon Mango Drink with 1 tablespoon olive oil, the ginger, chilli and garlic.
RecipesDish typePies and tartsSavoury pies and tartsMeat piePork pieThese are healthy and very tasty quiches which are great served hot or cold. They are a good alternative to sandwiches at a picnic.Recipe by:Île-de-France, France8 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 6 mini quichesFor the pastry125g butter, at room temperature225g plain flour1 large pinch saltwaterFor the filling3 eggs4 tablespoons creme fraiche100ml milk18 to 24 cherry tomatoes8 slices chorizo, chopped1 green pepper, choppedMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:40min resting › Ready in:1hr30minFirst make the pastry: In a food processor, blend the butter, flour and salt to for a mixture like breadcrumbs.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenA beautiful open tart. Puff pastry is baked to a lovely golden brown with chicken, pesto, cherry tomatoes and spinach.Recipe by:Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK129 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 Jus-Rol™ Puff Pastry sheet200 to 250g fresh, skinless chicken, cut into thin strips3 to 4 tablespoons pesto4 to 6 cherry tomatoes, halved50g spinach leavesbeaten egg or milk to glazeMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minPreheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
RecipesDish typeCakeMini cakesMuffinsFull of peanut butter taste! And when I say jumbo, I mean jumbo - these guys are huge! You& 39;ll need a jumbo muffin tin and jumbo muffin cases to go with.12 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 4 jumbo muffins250g plain flour150g caster sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda150g peanut butter (melted)3 tablespoons vegetable oil1 medium egg200ml semi-skimmed milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract100g peanut butter chipsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:10min cooling › Ready in:50minPre-heat your oven to its highest setting (temperature will be reduced when muffins go in).
RecipesDish typeMain courseStew and casseroleGameA great stew made with venison and pork. Easy to make and will be enjoyed by everyone.Recipe by:Hampshire, England, UK7 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 500g pork, cut into cubes500g venison, cut into cubes1 tbsp freshly ground pepper3 medium onions, chopped2 (400g) tins of chopped tomatoes1 bottle of red wine3 sticks celery, cut into 5cm lengths4 large carrots, cut into 5cm lengths300g butternut squash, cut into cubes225g mushrooms, cut into slicesMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:4hr ›Ready in:4hr15minDust the meat with the ground pepper.
RecipesDish typeCakeSponge cakeVictoria sponge cakeA simple Victoria sponge recipe that I use repeatedly, but I adapt it every time I make it and vary the outcome. I usually bake it and give away! Otherwise I would eat all myself! I make it all by hand using the cream and fold method.Recipe by:West Midlands, England, UK14 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 Sponge sandwich175g butter or margarine175g caster sugar3 large eggs175g self-raising flourFilling50g butter75g icing sugar, sifteda few drops vanilla extract4-5 tablespoons raspberry jam (or your favourite jam)4-5 tablespoons dessicated coconut4 glace cherries (optional)MethodPrep:50min ›Cook:18min ›Extra time:20min › Ready in:1hr28minPreheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeCakeVegetable cakesCarrot cakePineapple carrot cakeAn animal-product free, carrot cake. This cake is full of flavour, very moist and light and looks great too! I use vanilla bean pods rather than extract, but extract works just as well too.Recipe by:Yorkshire, England, UK12 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 290g plain or wholemeal flour100g light brown soft sugar100g caster sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon2 teaspoons ground allspice1/2 teaspoon ground ginger (optional)1 teaspoon baking powder2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda1 teaspoon salt3 egg equivalent of Ener-g egg subsitute300g grated organic carrots150g desiccated coconut1 small tin crushed pineapple180ml vegetable oil (or nut oil)60ml good quality maple syrup1 vanilla bean pod100g chopped walnuts or pecansFor the cream & 34;cheese& 34; frosting220g soya cream cheese75g vegan margarine (soya tastes nicest)1 vanilla bean pod or 1 teaspoon essence250g icing sugarMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:45min ›Extra time:4hr chilling › Ready in:5hr5minPreheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
RecipesDish typeBreadBread machineThis recipe is made in a bread machine. It& 39;s spicy and great with black bean soup. Make it for the chilli lover in your life.53 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 200ml (7 fl oz) beer300g (11 oz) bread flour1/2 beef stock cube1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 teaspoon hot chilli oil1 tablespoon olive oil1/8 teaspoon ground cumin1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 dessertspoon dried active baking yeastMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:3hr ›Ready in:3hr5minPlace the ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order suggested by the manufacturer.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceMarinadesCook these wonderful lamb skewers under the grill or on a summers day they are perfect for the BBQ.4 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon cider vinegar2 tablespoons Billington& 39;s® Molasses Sugar2 to 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed2 small shallots, peeled and sliced1 pinch salt and freshly milled black pepper700g lamb leg steaks cut into 3cm cubesMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Extra time:1day marinating › Ready in:1day20minMix together the olive oil, vinegars, molasses, garlic and shallots.
RecipesDish typeCakeTraybakesChocolate traybakesBrowniesA white chocolate version of the classic favourite, loved by many, and a real treat with a cup of tea. Replace the macadamia with almonds or cherries for variation.41 people made thisIngredientsServes: 20 125g butter200g white chocolate, chopped2 eggs100g Billington& 39;s® Golden Caster Sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract130g Allinson® Nature Friendly Plain White Flour1 pinch salt50g macadamia nutsMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:40minHeat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeDessertFrozen dessertsIce creamA different and unique ice cream that calls for a very familiar ingredient. The digestive biscuits give this simple vanilla ice cream a wonderful texture and flavour.21 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 500ml double cream150g caster sugar1 pinch salt1/2 vanilla bean6 digestive biscuits, crushedMethodPrep:10min ›Extra time:1hr freezing › Ready in:1hr10minCombine cream, sugar and salt together in a large bowl.