RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenThis is a delicious combination of flavours. The creamy and cheesy polenta is delicious on its own, but fantastic paired with chicken livers and veg in a wine and tomato sauce.7 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons olive oil450g chicken livers, trimmed and chopped1 medium onion, sliced1 green pepper, chopped4 cloves garlic, minced7 mushrooms, sliced1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes, drained225ml white winesalt and pepper to taste500ml chicken stock180g polenta175ml milk110g Gorgonzola cheese, crumbledMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hrHeat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
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RecipesDish typeSaladBean salad This salad is a kaleidoscope of colour and taste - black beans, sweetcorn, green peppers and tomatoes. It can also be used as a dip with tortilla crisps.409 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 1 (400g) tin black beans, rinsed and drained2 (340g) tins sweetcorn, drained8 spring onions, chopped2 green chillies, seeded and minced1 green pepper, chopped1 avocado - peeled, stone removed and diced100g (4 oz) jarred roasted red peppers, drained and chopped3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped1 small bunch fresh coriander, chopped1 lime, juiced8 tablespoons Italian salad dressing, or homemade vinaigretteMethodPrep:15min ›Ready in:15minIn a large bowl, combine all ingredients.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenWhole chickenWhole roast chickenA whole roast chicken served with a deliciously creamy peppercorn sauce. Tip: Use the bottom of a heavy frying pan to crack the whole peppercorns.33 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1 (2kg) whole chickensalt and pepper to taste250ml dry vermouth4 shallots, chopped1 clove garlic, minced250ml whipping cream, heated until steaming1 tablespoon cracked black peppercornsMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:1hr20min ›Ready in:1hr30minPreheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef burgersThese are delicious seved on a burger buns with lettuce, tomato, onion and mayonnaise or relish! They are also budget friendly to make too!Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK2 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 450g (1 lb) steak, minced30g (1 oz) chopped fresh parsley1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 small onion, finely choppedsalt and pepper to taste1 tablespoon oilMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:45minHeat the oil in a frying pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes until softened.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenThis is a lovely dish, the chicken is cooked in a cider sauce, so if you like cider, give it a try!Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK11 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 75g butter340g chicken, either left whole or cubed1 large onion, chopped60g plain flour420ml chicken stock280ml dry cidersalt and pepper to season150g mushrooms, sliced3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley140ml single creamMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hrMelt 1/3 of the butter and gently fry the chicken and onion for 3-4 minutes.
RecipesDish typePies and tartsSavoury pies and tartsMeat piePork pieThis is lovely, it is also cheap and easy to make. It can be served with salad for a light lunch or with potatoes and veg for a filling main course.Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK7 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 shop-bought flan case1 Mattesson& 39;s smoked sausage, diced (for a & 39;small& 39; flan case, just use half)2 eggs150ml single creamsalt and pepper to tasteMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:40min ›Ready in:45minPreheat the oven to 220 C / Gas 6.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef pie This dish is beautiful with the sweetness of the port and depth of a good beef stock. A big bowl of this with warm crusty bread makes my family and friends happy anytime of the year...enjoy!Recipe by:Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK141 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 900g (2 lb) minced beef2 OXO® stock cubes1/2 swede, finely diced3 carrots, finely diced1 large onion, diced2 garlic cloves, grated2 bay leaves (dried or fresh)1 tablespoon dried thyme1 tablespoon dried rosemary1 mugful of port600 to 1200ml (1 to 2 pt) beef stock (enough to cover)1.
RecipesDish typeSoupA lovely warming spring nettle soupRecipe by:Northamptonshire, England, UK5 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1/2 bag young nettle tops and leaves2 medium onions, chopped1 medium potato, peeled and chopped2 cloves garlic, crushed1 litre chicken stock1 pinch nutmegMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minFirstly wash the nettles and drain thoroughly.
RecipesDish typeBreadYeast breadOf all of the sweet breads I& 39;ve baked, my friends love this one the most. It& 39;s soft and moist, and the chocolate just melts in your mouth.53 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 Babka dough175ml milk50g butter250g bread flour250g plain flour2 teaspoons dried active baking yeast4 tablespoons caster sugar4 tablespoons water1 egg3/4 teaspoon saltChocolate filling125g plain chocolate, finely chopped1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon5 tablespoons caster sugar50g butter, chilledTopping4 tablespoons icing sugar4 tablespoons plain flour50g butter, chilled1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water for egg wash (optional)MethodPrep:35min ›Cook:25min ›Extra time:2hr rising › Ready in:3hrWarm the milk and melt 50g butter in a glass or ceramic bowl in the microwave for 30 seconds, or on the hob in a saucepan.
RecipesDish typeCakeFridge cakeNot salami - instead a fabulous chocolate log made with cocoa, nuts, condensed milk and a touch of cognac. No cook and one-bowl! This recipe makes three logs.Recipe by:Washington, United States65 people made thisIngredientsServes: 24 90g sultanas4 tablespoons cognac, divided400g rich tea biscuits150g blanched almonds375g butter, melted220g cocoa powder1 (397g) tin condensed sweetened milkicing sugar for decoratingMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:8hr chilling › Ready in:9hr30minSoak the sultanas in 2 tablespoons of cognac for 10 minutes.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef pastaA lovely combination of mince, macaroni and a luscious cheese sauce, this is pure comfort food! It& 39;s tasty and cheap to make too!Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK53 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 225g (8 oz) macaroni1 to 2 tablespoons oil1 large onion, finely chopped1 to 2 cloves garlic, crushed2 carrots, diced450g (1 lb) minced beef150ml (5 fl oz) beef stock1 bay leaf1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire saucesalt and pepper to taste1 teaspoon dried oregano4 tablespoons tomato ketchup25g (1 oz) butter or margarine25g (1 oz) flour300ml (1/2 pint) milk85g (3 oz) cheese, gratedMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:15min › Ready in:1hr30minCook the macaroni in plenty of boiling salted water for about 12 minutes, then drain.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeBaked cheesecakeA digestive base is the norm when making cheesecake, but these mini cheesecakes are made with something different. And if you aren& 39;t fond of cherry, any flavour fruit filling or compote will do.373 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 12 ginger nuts, vanilla shortbread or amaretti biscuits450g cream cheese, softened2 eggs2 tablespoons lemon juice125g caster sugar600g cherry fruit fillingMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:15min ›Extra time:30min › Ready in:1hrPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeSoupThis lusciously creamy soup makes an impressive starter, yet is so easy to make.264 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 250ml chicken stock2 medium slices onion2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons plain flour475ml milk1/2 teaspoon salt450g cooked and cubed lobster meat1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1 pinch ground cayenne pepperMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:20minIn a small frying pan place 60ml chicken stock and the onion.
RecipesDish typeSaladGreen saladSpinach saladRich in colour and texture, and boldly flavoured with fresh blackberries and feta cheese, this salad is gorgeous.150 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 (500g) bag baby leaf spinach, rinsed and dried280g (10 oz) fresh blackberries1 (200g) packet feta cheese, crumbled1 (250g) punnet cherry tomatoes, halved1 spring onion, sliced4 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts (optional)MethodPrep:15min ›Ready in:15minIn a large bowl, toss together baby spinach leaves, blackberries, feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, spring onion and walnuts.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishSalmonBaked salmonBaked salmon makes an excellent special occasion main course!1499 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard3 tablespoons butter, melted5 teaspoons honey60g fresh breadcrumbs60g finely chopped pecans3 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley6 (120g) fillets salmonsalt and pepper to taste6 lemon wedgesMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:30minPreheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenChicken breastAn all-in-one yummy baked dish that even the little ones will enjoy! Tasty chicken is combined with lots of veg to get the whole family to five a day.49 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons olive oil4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, cut into small cubes450g sliced fresh mushroomssalt and ground black pepper to taste1 pinch garlic granules, or to taste3 courgettes, cubed2 sweet potatoes, cut into cubes2 large red potatoes, cut into cubes60g seasoned breadcrumbs40g grated Parmesan cheese4 tablespoons olive oilMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr15min ›Ready in:1hr35minPreheat an oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato Potato side dishesBaked potatoThis potato dish is a favourite in France. Reblochon cheese is the authentic cheese for the dish, but it& 39;s not always readily available. Raclette cheese mixed with Gruyere is also a good substitute.14 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 1.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceHollandaise sauceHot buttered muffins, bacon and poached eggs drizzled with hollandaise sauce. This is the quintessential brunch recipe, perfect for special family occasions.448 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 egg yolks3 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice1 pinch ground white pepper1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon water225g butter, melted1/4 teaspoon salt8 eggs1 teaspoon vinegar8 rashers bacon4 English muffins, split2 tablespoons butter, softenedchopped fresh chives to garnish (optional)MethodPrep:25min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:40minTo make hollandaise: Fill the bottom of a double boiler part-way with water.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceI made this recipe by evolving the basic chilli recipe. It is very spicy as I love extra spicy food.4 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons oil3 cloves garlic, crushed1 red onion, chopped500g minced beef4 Scotch bonnet chillies, chopped1 tablespoon paprika1 tablespoons oregano3 tablespoon cayenne chilli powder2 tablespoons cumin3 tablespoons tomato purée1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes2 tablespoons 1 Worcestershire sauce1 beef stock cube1 (400g) tin red kidney beansMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:2hr ›Ready in:2hr10minHeat a pan with oil.
RecipesDish typeCakeClassic cakesUpside down cakeMy sister-in-law gave me this recipe. This cheesecake is fantastic!21 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 900g cream cheese300g caster sugar2 tablespoons cornflour6 eggs450ml soured cream110g melted butter1 tablespoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon orange extract1 tablespoon lemon juice1 tablespoon almond extract60ml amaretto liqueur280g crushed coconut macaroons150g melted butterMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:2hr setting › Ready in:3hr30minPreheat oven to 230 C / Gas 8.
RecipesDish typeMain courseYes, it& 39;s not at your local Tesco& 39;s, but one can indeed find crocodile through special suppliers. Search online for home delivery and then relish the most exotic chilli con carne you& 39;ll ever come by!12 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 tablespoon olive oil1 green pepper, diced1 onion, diced1kg minced crocodile meat1 (700g) jar passata1 litre tomato juice or vegetable juice, such as V81 (400g) tin black beans, rinsed and drained1 (400g) tin kidney beans, rinsed and drained1 tablespoon chipotle chilli paste, such as Discovery1 tablespoon chilli powder1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon celery salt1/2 teaspoon ground gingersalt and pepper to taste1 dash hot pepper sauce, or to tasteMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:2hr15min ›Ready in:2hr35minHeat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.