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Pumpkin Bread recipe
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Pumpkin Bread recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeVegetable cakesPumpkin cakePumpkin breadThis pumpkin bread is lightly spiced, deliciously moist and has walnuts dotted throughout. This pumpkin bread is also freezer friendly.25 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 3 20x10cm loaves400g caster sugar275g light brown soft sugar250ml walnut oil825g pumpkin puree4 eggs585g plain flour1 tablespoon bicarbonate of soda1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander1 1/2 teaspoons salt125ml cream sherry175g walnuts, choppedMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr5min ›Ready in:1hr25minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.

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Filling for calzones recipe

RecipesDish typeMain coursePizza Italian pizzaUse your favourite pizza dough recipe to encase this filling of proscuitto with ricotta, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses, to make a rich and delicious calzone.12 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 680g (1 1/2 lb) ricotta cheese3 slices prosciutto, diced3 tablespoons grated Pecorino cheese3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese2 eggs2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley1 clove garlic, mincedsalt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10minIn a large bowl mix together the ricotta , prosciutto, Pecorino, Parmesan, eggs, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper.
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Hearty mince and veg soup recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef soupThis is a tasty and hearty soup that is almost a stew. It& 39;s a delicious combination of mince and loads of veg - sweetcorn, Savoy cabbage, butternut squash, mushrooms, carrots and tomato. It& 39;s easily seasoned with a taco seasoning sachet, available in most supermarkets.
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Jamaican fried dumplings recipe

RecipesDish typeBreadBread without yeastThese fried buttery fritters are typically served with saltfish in Jamaica as part of a weekend breakfast feast. You can serve these as a side to your favourite Jamaican meal.426 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 500g plain flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons salt110g butter125ml cold water250ml vegetable oil for fryingMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minIn a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt.
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Soured Cream Walnut Cake recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeNut and seed cakesWalnut cakeThis is an exceptionally moist cake that looks pretty, especially when sliced. Nice with a cuppa.258 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 110g butter200g caster sugar2 eggs250g plain flour1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda1 teaspoon baking powder250ml soured cream1 teaspoon vanilla extract120g chopped walnuts60g icing sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon2 tablespoons butter, meltedMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr20minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Halibut with caper butter sauce recipe

RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishFlatfish Halibut This is a quick and easy seared halibut dish, with a buttery wine and caper sauce. It takes hardly any time at all to make, but it is sure to leave a lasting impression on last minute guests.348 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 tablespoon olive oil450g (16 oz) halibut steaks120ml (4 fl oz) white wine1 clove garlic, chopped60g (2 oz) buttersalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste3 tablespoons capers, with liquidMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minHeat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat.
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Cantaloupe frenzy recipe

RecipesDish typeDrinkSmoothieA cantaloupe smoothie! Perfect for those hot summer days or for a healthy after school snack.47 people made thisIngredientsServes: 3 1 cantaloupe - peeled, seeded and cubed2 to 3 tablespoons light brown soft sugar, or to taste4 to 8 ice cubesMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:20minPlace all ingredients in an electric blender and purée until desired consistency.
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Zesty lime cheesecake recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeLime cheesecakeSweet, tart and delicious! You can use key limes if you are lucky enough to get them or substitute with large limes. It& 39;s best if you prepare this a day in advance.6 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 For the biscuit base125g finely ground digestive biscuit crumbs2 tablespoons caster sugar55g unsalted butter, meltedFor the cheesecake filling570g cream cheese, softened150g caster sugar230g soured cream25g plain flour3 eggs180ml lime juice1 teaspoon vanilla extractMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:8hr chilling › Ready in:9hr30minPreheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Emmentaler Spaetzle recipe

RecipesCuisinesEuropeanWestern EuropeanGermanThis could be said to be the German version of macaroni cheese. Comfort food at its finest!129 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 200g plain flour3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg3/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon pepper3 eggs90ml semi-skimmed milk3 tablespoons butter1 onion, sliced175g grated Emmentaler cheeseMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:20min ›Extra time:30min resting › Ready in:1hr5minSift together flour, nutmeg, salt and pepper.
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Cardamom meringues recipe

RecipesDish typeDessertMeringueA very simple recipe for meringues with a hint of cardamom. Try them with a ginger rhubarb compote and whipped cream.53 people made thisIngredientsServes: 40 3 egg whites200g (7 oz) caster sugar3/4 teaspoon ground cardamomMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr30min ›Ready in:1hr45minPreheat oven to 140 C / Gas mark 1.
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Mediterranean potato salad recipe

RecipesDish typeSaladVegetable saladPotato saladThis is a nice change from a traditional potato salad. It& 39;s very light and is a great side dish for barbecue parties! Serve with pitta bread wedges if desired.3 people made thisIngredientsServes: 16 1kg potatoes1 green pepper, minced1 cucumber, sliced and quartered1/4 red onion, thinly sliced225g feta cheese, crumbled1 lemon, juiced120ml Italian-style balsamic dressingsalt and pepper to taste3 pitta breads, cut into wedges (optional)MethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hrBring a large pot of salted water to the boil.
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Mango guacamole recipe

RecipesDish typeStartersFruit startersA delicious guacamole that my mum used to make during the summer when mangos were all over our hometown. It& 39;s sweet, tangy and like any good Mexican guacamole, spicy!1 person made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 tablespoons minced white onion2 limes, juiced2 serrano chillis, or to taste2 limes, juiced1 pinch sea salt to taste4 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted10g freshly chopped coriander1 large mango - peeled, seeded, and choppedMethodPrep:20min ›Extra time:1hr soaking › Ready in:1hr20minCombine the onion and the juice of 2 limes in a small bowl; allow the onion to soak in the lime juice for at least 1 hour.
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Olive, Tomato and Cheese Pasta Bake recipe

RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesFusilli In this easy vegetarian pasta bake recipe, fusilli pasta is tossed with a delicious Mediterranean blend of tomatoes, Kalamata olives and green pepper, with just a touch of chilli. Ttopped with feta and Cheddar cheese, then baked till bubbly.45 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 500g fusilli pasta2 tablespoons olive oil1 small onion, chopped1 fresh green chilli, chopped1/2 green pepper, chopped2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes125ml red wine20 Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped170g crumbled feta cheese90g grated reduced fat Cheddar cheeseMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:50minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Pork chops with wine and rosemary recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkCuts of porkPork chop A simple, quick and tasty recipe. Serve with potatoes or rice and a side of steamed vegetables.747 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 60g butter4 (2.5cm thick) pork chops125ml dry white wine1 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed2 cloves garlic, finely choppedMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:40minIn a large frying pan, melt butter over medium heat.
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Carne Asada Tacos recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefCuts of beefSteakSirloin steakStrips of beef are marinated in lime and pepper, then quickly sautéed and served in corn tortillas with diced tomatoes, avocado and fresh coriander. Feel free to use flour tortillas if you prefer.187 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 2 beef sirloin steaks, about 300g (11 oz) each, cut into thin slices1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon freshly ground black peppercrushed chillies, such as Schwartz, to taste1 lime2 (300g) tins tomatillos, or 600g (1 lb 6 oz) fresh2 fresh jalapeno chillies, or green chillies, seeded3 tablespoons rapeseed oil, divided300g (11 oz) beef stockTo serve12 corn tortillas1 red onion, diced2 to 3 plum tomatoes, diced1 avocado - peeled, stone removed and diced1 bunch fresh coriander, chopped1 lemon, cut into 6 wedgesMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hr15minPlace sliced meat into a shallow bowl, and season with salt, black pepper and crushed chillies.
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Lebanese garlic sauce recipe

RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceCalled toum and popular throughout the Levant, this garlic sauce packs a punch. If the sauce separates while in storage, just stir or blend again.3 people made thisIngredientsServes: 32 4 bulbs garlic, cloves separated and peeled225ml lemon juice1 teaspoon salt700ml olive oilMethodPrep:15min ›Ready in:15minIn the container of a blender or food processor, combine the garlic cloves, lemon juice and salt.
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Smoked salmon fried rice recipe

RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishSalmonSmoked salmon This is an extremely simple, yet delicious dish, made by stir-frying freshly cooked rice, onions, smoked salmon, peas and scrambled eggs. You can also use leftover cold rice for this recipe.44 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1.5 litres water570g uncooked long grain white rice3 tablespoons cooking oil, divided2 eggs, beaten1/2 onion, finely chopped1 spring onion, chopped115g smoked salmon, chopped75g frozen peassalt and freshly ground pepper, to tasteMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:35minPour the water into a saucepan, add the rice and bring to the boil.
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Hot Shredded Beef recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefA really hot dish made by stewing beef with a mixture of chillies, peppers, carrots and celery, until fork tender. Serve this beef in tortillas with guacamole, soured cream and salsa.26 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 1.8kg beef roast3 teaspoons salt, divided3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided3 tablespoons chilli powder, divided3 tablespoons ground cumin, divided75ml olive oil, divided2 large onions, chopped4 cloves garlic, chopped2 mild chillies, chopped2 Scotch bonnet chillies, chopped1 red pepper, seeded and chopped1 green pepper, seeded and chopped1 carrot, chopped2 sticks celery, chopped4 plum tomatoes, chopped1 whole dried red chilli, seeded and chopped415ml beef stockMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:3hr30min ›Ready in:4hrTrim the beef roast of excess fat and tissue and cut into 4 or 5 large chunks.
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Meat Loaf Surprise recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceThe wonderful combination of pork and beef is the base of this delicious meat loaf. A layer of Gruyere cheese and mushrooms are hidden in the middle of this meat loaf, making it even more delicious!12 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 slices pumpernickel bread450g lean minced beef450g minced pork1 egg1 small onion, finely chopped5 tablespoons tinned chopped tomatoes with onions and garlic, drained and juice reserved4 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper1 tablespoon onion powder1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper2 dashes Worcestershire sauce2 dashes soy sauce6 slices Gruyere cheese, sliced100g fresh mushrooms, sliced125ml sweet chilli sauceMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr20minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Mushroom coconut curry recipe

RecipesDish typeMain courseCurryCoconut curryThis Thai curry is simple to make and absolutely delicious. Although this recipe is vegetarian, feel free to add meat to the dish if you prefer.6 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 475ml coconut milk1 (5cm) piece galangal, peeled and sliced3 kaffir lime leaves, torn2 teaspoons salt150g fresh mushrooms, sliced5 Thai chllies, chopped4 tablespoons fresh lime juice1 tablespoon fish sauceMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minPut the coconut milk and galangal in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
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Best New York Cheesecake recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeNew York cheesecakeA simple, yet perfect cheesecake recipe. Serve as is or topped with your favouring topping.100 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 23cm round cheesecake150g digestive biscuits, crushed into fine crumbs4 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon115g unsalted butter, melted3 eggs450g cream cheese, softened200g caster sugar1/4 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon almond extract750ml soured creamMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:40min ›Extra time:4hr chilling › Ready in:5hr10minPreheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
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