RecipesDish typeSaladBean salad Lentil saladThis lentil salad is easy to prepare and great for a picnic or packed lunches. It keeps well in the fridge for up to 3 days, so it& 39;s nice just to have to hand. Use your favourite vinaigrette to taste.22 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 2 (400g) tins lentils150g crumbled feta cheese450ml shop-bought vinaigrette1 cucumber, peeled and diced1 large tomato, diced1 large red onion, dicedMethodPrep:10min ›Extra time:1hr chilling › Ready in:1hr10minStrain lentils and place in a large bowl.
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RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesPizzelle are crisp Italian wafers with a special patterned iron. This particular recipe calls for chocolate and ground nuts, though basic pizzelle are most often flavoured with anise, vanilla or lemon.6 people made thisIngredientsServes: 18 40g ground walnuts280g plain flour4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder1 tablespoon baking powder3 eggs200g caster sugar75g butter, melted2 teaspoons vanilla extractMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:45minIn a medium bowl, stir together the ground nuts, flour, cocoa and baking powder; set aside.
RecipesDish typeSide dishThis is a delicious Jamaican rice recipe, which you can prepare to serve with any of your favourite Jamaican dishes. The fruity aspect adds another dimension of flavour, especially if you are enjoying it with a spicy curry.45 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 1 tablespoon vegetable oil1/2 large onion, sliced1/2 red apple, cored and sliced1 pinch curry powder250ml water125g brown rice1 teaspoon black treacle1 small banana, sliced1 tablespoon desiccated coconutMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:40minHeat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenThis is a recipe for Japanese-inspired crispy fried chicken. The rice flour and potato starch help to make the chicken extra crispy.71 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 eggs, lightly beaten1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon caster sugar1 tablespoon minced garlic1 tablespoon grated fresh root ginger1 tablespoon sesame oil1 tablespoon soy sauce1/8 teaspoon chicken stock granules675g skinless chicken breast fillets - cut into 2.
RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitApple cakeA moist apple cake that is perfectly spiced with cinnamon. There& 39;s no dairy in this recipe. The oil is what helps to keep this cake deliciously moist.294 people made thisIngredientsServes: 14 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon5 teaspoons caster sugar375g plain flour1/2 teaspoon salt2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder400g caster sugar225ml vegetable oil4 eggs, beaten60ml orange juice2 teaspoons vanilla extract3 apples - peeled, cored and slicedMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr20min ›Ready in:1hr40minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeStartersMezeThis is a delicious recipe for Middle Eastern spinach triangles. Great as a canape or as part of a Middle Eastern meze spread.5 people made thisIngredientsServes: 15 1 1/2 teaspoons dried active baking yeast1 1/2 teaspoons caster sugar300ml warm water (43 degrees C)1 1/2 teaspoons salt2 tablespoons olive oil360g wholemeal flour1.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceSeafood sauce A simple lemon sauce made with butter, flour, milk and lemon. It& 39;s lightly spiced with cayenne pepper.379 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 tablespoons butter4 teaspoons all-purpose flour175ml milk2 tablespoons lemon juice1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepperMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:10minMelt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
RecipesDish typeCakeTraybakesChocolate traybakesBrowniesThis was my attempt to make brownies lower in fat. I think you& 39;ll agree that they are just as gooey and indulgent as regular brownies. The puréed prunes keep them moist and dark in colour.204 people made thisIngredientsServes: 24 60g (2 oz) plain flour6 tablespoons cocoa powder200g (7 oz) caster sugarpinch salt2 tablespoons vegetable oil1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract115g (4 oz) pitted prunes, puréed2 eggsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:40minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitFruit cakeThis is a Northern Ireland recipe given to me by my mum many years ago! You don& 39;t boil the cake, just the ingredients before you bake it.1613 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 250ml (8 fl oz) water900g (2 lb) dried mixed fruit225g (8 oz) caster sugar170g (6 oz) butter230g (8 oz) plain flour1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda1 teaspoon of mixed spice2 eggs, beatenMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:1hr30min ›Extra time:10min cooling › Ready in:1hr50minPreheat the oven to 150 C / Gas mark 2.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceThe yummiest preparation for minced beef EVER! I have made this Lebanese beef kebab for friends and family and everyone asks for the recipe!137 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 675g lean minced beef1 medium onion, grated30g finely chopped fresh parsley1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 teaspoon ground allspice1 teaspoon salt, or to taste1/4 teaspoon black pepper6 wooden or metal skewersMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:30minPreheat an outdoor barbecue for high heat.
RecipesDish typeDrinkSmoothieCantaloupe and raspberries are blended with yoghurt. Try it with any other berry in place of the raspberries!52 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 1/2 cantaloupe - peeled, seeded and cubed100g (4 oz) low fat plain yoghurt1/2 a punnet raspberries3 tablespoons light brown soft sugar (optional)MethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minIn a blender, combine cantaloupe, yoghurt, raspberries and sugar.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishSalmonSalmon fillet Salmon fillets are marinated in a zesty mixture of mint, parsley, lemon juice, honey, garlic and olive oil for a five minutes, then barbecued. A simply delicious summer dish.5 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 For the marinade1 bunch fresh mint, stems removed1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, stems removed120ml fresh lemon juice4 cloves garlic, peeled2 tablespoons honey2 tablespoons olive oil4 teaspoons coarse sea salt, or to taste1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper4 (170g) salmon filletsTo serve2 tablespoons butter, melted1 lemon, thinly sliced4 small mint sprigs for garnishMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:10min ›Extra time:5min marinating › Ready in:30minPreheat a barbecue for medium-high heat.
RecipesDish typeSide dishVegetable side dishesCaramelised onions add a sweet note to the red Swiss chard, whilst capers and Kalamata olives lend a salty bite. I serve it with pan fried swordfish.167 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 large onion, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon dark brown soft sugar1 bunch red Swiss chard, rinsed and chopped60g (2 oz) pitted Kalamata olives2 tablespoons capers1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt, or to tastefreshly ground black pepper to taste1 lemon, juicedMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minIn a frying pan, cook onions in olive oil over medium high heat until they begin to brown.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceThese baked meatballs are a compilation of many, many meatball recipes to finally achieve what I consider the best meatballs!Add to your favourite tomato sauce and serve with pasta or serve them in crusty bread rolls.80 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 450g (5 fat) beef mince1/2 teaspoon sea salt1 small onion, diced1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning3/4 teaspoon dried oregano3/4 teaspoon chilli flakes1 dash hot pepper sauce, or to taste1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce75ml skimmed milk4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese60g seasoned breadcrumbsMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:40minPreheat an oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeChocolate cheesecakeThe combination of coffee, chocolate and cheesecake is visited in this recipe. A chocolate brownie base is topped with a coffee and chocolate laced cheesecake filling, then finished off with a creamy topping.14 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 24 squares55g unsalted butter50g plain chocolate, chopped5 tablespoons plain flour5 tablespoons caster sugar1 egg1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 pinch salt75ml whipping cream225g cream cheese, softened125g caster sugar1 egg1 egg yolk4 tablespoons soured cream1 tablespoon plain flour1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract60g dark chocolate chips1 1/2 tablespoons instant coffee powder40g icing sugar250ml soured creamMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:12hr cooling › Ready in:13hr30minFirst make the brownie base.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkThis delicious tomatillo-based Mexican sauce can accompany beef, pork or chicken, though it is traditionally served with pork. Serve over rice for a festive Mexican meal!60 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 boneless pork loin chops, fat trimmed and reserved1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste1 lime, juicedFor the sauce10 tomatillos, husked and cut in half1 tomato, quartered2 jalapeno chillies, or green chillies, seeded and halvedcrushed chillies, such as Schwartz, to taste1 clove garlic1/2 teaspoon salt, or to tasteMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:45minSlice pork chops into strips, and season with pepper, garlic powder and salt.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeBaked cheesecakeThis creamy cheesecake is easy to make and tastes delicious. Try drizzling it with melted chocolate, topping it with tinned fruit filling or fresh seasonal fruit.117 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 23cm round cheesecake125g digestive biscuits, crushed into crumbs3 tablespoons caster sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon50g margarine, melted685g cream cheese300g caster sugar4 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon salt475ml soured creamMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr30minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceMarinadesAlso known as mojo marinade. It& 39;s perfect to use on all meats and fish before barbecuing. It& 39;s made with garlic, onions, orange juice, lime juice, cumin, oregano, lemon pepper, hot sauce and fresh coriander.64 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 750 ml6 cloves garlic1 small onion250ml freshly squeezed orange juice125ml freshly squeezed lime juice1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 teaspoon sea salt4 tablespoons chopped coriander1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce250ml olive oilMethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10minPulse the garlic and onion in a food processor until very finely chopped.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishBaked fishTalipia fillets are baked on top of layers of peppers and tomatoes, together with a seasoned chicken stock. Serve this delicious dish with lots of bread to soak up the juices.29 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 6 fillets1 red pepper, cut into thin strips550g tomatoes, sliced6 (175g) tilapia fillets2 tablespoons paprika1 tablespoon chicken stock granules1 teaspoon cayenne peppersalt and pepper to taste4 tablespoons olive oil250ml water4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsleyMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr20minPreheat an oven to 95 C / Gas 1/4.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefCuts of beefSteakStewing steakA Mexican inspired take on beef stew, that includes chillies, peppers, tomatoes, cumin and garlic. It calls for the meat to be browned in lard, but olive oil could be used instead.65 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1/2 tablespoon lard675g (1 1/2 lb) diced stewing steak1 onion, chopped1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes2 fresh jalapeno chillies, or green chillies, seeded and diced2 tomatoes, chopped1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1 clove garlic, mincedsalt and freshly ground pepper to tastewater as neededMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr15minMelt the lard or heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeNo-bake cheesecakeThis super recipe creates the most delicious sugar-free cheesecake. Serve for dessert alongside fresh berries, whipped cream or your favourite topping.181 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 23cm square cheesecake150g sugar-free biscuits, crushed into crumbs115g unsalted butter1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 1/2 (11g) sachet unflavoured gelatine1 teaspoon grated lemon zest250ml boiling water225g light cream cheese2 teaspoons vanilla extract100ml double cream, whippedMethodPrep:15min ›Extra time:8hr chilling › Ready in:8hr15minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.