RecipesDish typeCakeChocolate cakeChocolate chip cakesThis is the best cheesecake recipe I& 39;ve ever made. It& 39;s deceptively easy to make, and also quite attractive!501 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 125g digestive biscuit crumbs5 tablespoons caster sugar75g butter, melted5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder675g cream cheese1 (397g) tin condensed sweetened milk3 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract170g mini plain chocolate chips1 teaspoon plain flourMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:1hr cooling › Ready in:2hr20minPreheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2.
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Adding compost to your garden is the single best soil amendment for your garden. This article describes how to turn vegetable scraps from your kitchen and waste from your garden into valuable compost.The idea of compostingCompost, or & 39;humus& 39;, is the result of bacteria, fungi, microbes, earthworms, snails and slugs eating the materials in your compost container.
Learning how to joint a whole chicken is an invaluable skill. However, once you& 39;ve got the hang of it, you can cut up a chicken in very little time and with ease.Save money by buying whole chickensPerhaps the most important reason to learn how to cut up a whole chicken is that it will save you money.
Learn how to ice cakes with ease with these easy to follow tips and tricks. You& 39;ll be icing perfect birthday and special occasion cakes in no time!1Trim the cakes to make flat topsIf the cake layers have dome-shaped tops, you need to trim them to make the tops flat.
RecipesDish typeCakeCelebration cakesA tradition in our home every year. For the icing, I used seven minute frosting from the site.Recipe by:Greater London, England, UK13 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 prepared round sponge cake1 batch prepared icing1 bag jelly beansblack liquorice1 large packet desiccated coconut4 drops green food colouringMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:1hrCut prepared round cake in half.
Stuffing is a Christmas staple, but it& 39;s so easy that you may want to try making it homemade any time - for Sunday lunch, or even midweek. We& 39;ll show you how to make a basic homemade stuffing in just five steps.Stuffing elementsThere are generally five elements to stuffing:Starch.
RecipesDish typeDrinkMilkshakesThick and creamy, possibly the best thing you& 39;ll ever taste! It& 39;s not light in calories though!22 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 300ml (1/2 pint) milk8 scoops of vanilla ice cream3 tablespoons dessicated coconut3 tablespoons creamMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minPut the milk, ice cream, dessicated coconut and cream into a blender.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesThese are great for your favourite furry friend. Every dog that& 39;s tried these gobbles them up in a second.834 people made thisIngredientsServes: 18 250g (9 oz) wholemeal flour1 tablespoon baking powder275g (10 oz) unsalted natural peanut butter225ml (8 fl oz) skimmed milkMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:35minPreheat the oven to 190 C / Gas mark 5.
RecipesDish typeCakeTraybakesCake traybakesReally nice, light, fruity, moist cake :)Recipe by:Devon, England, UK105 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 12 large-ish slices300g self raising flour220g unsalted butter215g caster sugar120g desiccated coconut120g raisins, sultanas or currantsa few drops of vanilla extract3 large eggsMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:40minCream together the butter and sugar.
Scrambled eggs are a breakfast and brunch staple, but also make for a healthy protein-packed snack or last-minute dinner fix. Learn how to go & 39;low and slow& 39; so that you get those gorgeously fluffy scrambled eggs every time.You don& 39;t need fancy equipment or lots of ingredients to make scrambled eggs.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato Potato side dishesPatatas bravas, loved the UK over, but not a dish that is regularly made at home. I reckon everyone should have a go.17 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 700g waxy potatoes75ml olive oil2 cloves garlic2 to 3 dried chillies1/2 teaspoon cumin2 teaspoons sweet smoked paprika2 tablespoons good red wine vinegar1/2 red pepper, sliced1/2 green pepper, sliced4 tablespoons tomato passatadrizzle of olive oilMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minPeel the potatoes and boil them for 10 minutes in salted water.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenThis is a basic, easy stew made with chicken legs or chicken breasts. I like to use a base of onions, celery, and carrots but you could really use any vegetables.Recipe by:County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK524 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons olive oil4 chicken legs or breasts1 large onion, peeled, halved and sliced4 stalks celery, chopped2 carrots, peeled and thickly chopped2 cloves garlic, chopped or pressed120ml white wine or chicken stock1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes or punnet cherry tomatoes or 6 fresh tomatoes, chopped2 tablespoons tomato pureePinch salt and freshly ground pepper, to tasteMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:50min ›Ready in:1hrHeat oil in a heavy pan over high heat and fry chicken until lightly golden.
RecipesDish typeSaladGrain saladRice salad A simple, healthy salad that& 39;s easy to prepare. Substitute dried black beans or tinned kidney beans if you can& 39;t find tinned black beans.174 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 tomatoes, chopped1 large red pepper, chopped2 green chillies, minced170ml (6 fl oz) lemon juice1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander1 tablespoon chopped fresh basilpinch cayenne pepper1 (340g) tin sweetcorn1 (400g) tin black beans1 tablespoon olive oil1 medium onion, chopped1/2 teaspoon minced garlic145g (5 oz) easy cook brown ricesalt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minIn a large bowl, combine tomatoes, red pepper, chillies, lemon juice, coriander, basil, cayenne pepper, sweetcorn and beans.
RecipesDish typeSaladSeafood saladNicoise saladA variation on the classic, great for dinner parties looks really impresive on the plate and simple to do! I based this recipe on Jun Tanaka& 39;s recipe from the book Simple to Sensational. I made it for a friend who& 39;s favorite dish happened to be Nicoise salad, and she said it was the best she had ever had!
RecipesIngredientsHerb and spiceSeasoning mixesThe southwestern section of the Unites States (particularly Arizona and New Mexico) utilise many unique flavours and spices. Here is the house blend we use on the ranch to season...well, most everything!Recipe by:New Mexico, United States3 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 250 ml2 tablespoons chilli powder (New Mexico if available)2 tablespoons paprika1 tablespoon ground coriander1 tablespoon garlic granules2 teaspoons ground cumino1 teaspooon sea salt1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper1 teaspoon crushed red chilli flakes1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 teaspoon dried leaf oregano (Mexican if available)1/4 teaspoon cocoa powder1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamonMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minCombine all ingredients.
RecipesDish typeSaladPasta saladCouscous saladThis is great for a party, with interesting textures and flavours combined in one delicious salad. Leftovers store well refrigerated for several days.1164 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 280ml (10 fl oz) chicken stock175g (6 oz) uncooked couscous3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tablespoons fresh lime juice1 teaspoon red wine vinegar1/2 teaspoon ground cumin8 spring onions, chopped1 red pepper, seeded and choppedsmall bunch fresh coriander, chopped175g (6 oz) frozen sweetcorn, thawed2 (400g) tins black beans, drainedsalt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:35minBring chicken stock to a boil in a large saucepan and stir in the couscous.
RecipesIngredientsPastaPasta typesFusilli An easy vegetarian pasta dish that& 39;s perfect for a quick midweek supper. It& 39;s also great served with brown rice, and you can substitute tinned borlotti beans for the black beans.85 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 (500g) packet whole wheat fusilli pasta350ml (12 fl oz) vegetable stock100g (4 oz) fresh spinach, chopped1 medium red onion, chopped1 clove garlic, chopped1/2 teaspoon cayenne peppersalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste1 (400g) tin black beans, drained and rinsed150g (5 oz) frozen broccoli3 small tomatoes, diced4 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan (optional)MethodPrep:10min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:35minCook pasta according to packet instructions; drain and set aside.
RecipesDish typeDessertPuddingsRice puddingGreek rice pudding is simple, comforting and delicious. Best enjoyed cold - if you can wait that long!Recipe by:Greater London, England, UK76 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 90g uncooked short-grain rice500ml water500ml full fat milk4 tablespoons caster sugar125ml full fat milk4 tablespoons cornflour1 teaspoon vanilla extractground cinnamon to garnishMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:40min ›Extra time:4hr chilling › Ready in:4hr45minAdd rice and water to a large saucepan and place over high heat.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato Potato side dishesChipsHand-cut chips shallow fried in olive oil. You& 39;ll find this is a staple in many Greek homes, served with everything from meatballs (keftedes) to a simple fried egg. Sprinkle with dried oregano if desired.Recipe by:Greater London, England, UK35 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into thin chips300ml olive oilsea salt to tastedried oregano (optional)MethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minIn a large, deep frying pan, heat the olive oil over high heat until hot (about 180 degrees C) but not smoking.
RecipesDish typeCakeThis is a simple sponge cake that I enjoy with family and friends! It& 39;s nice topped with some fruit like strawberries or raspberries.Recipe by:West Midlands, England, UK14 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 For the cake5 tablespoons white granulated sugar1 teaspoon caster sugar3 tablespoons melted butter8 heaped tablespoons self-raising flour1 teaspoon baking powder3 eggs, separated1 small cup milkFor the icing100g icing sugar1 tablespoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon softened butterMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hrPre-heat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeStartersNo cook startersHoumous made with black beans for a delicious twist. Serve with toasted pitta bread triangles and Kalamata olives.611 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 clove garlic1 (400g) tin black beans2 tablespoons water2 tablespoons lemon juice1 1/2 tablespoons tahini3/4 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 teaspoon paprika10 Greek olivesMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minPlace all of the ingredients except for the olives in a food processor or blender; process until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.