Beef and Beetroot Salad

August 31, 2011 Beef and Beetroot Salad Ingredients 500g new potatoes,(Tinned or bottles potatoes will do when new potatoes are not in season) 8 baby beetroot, cleaned or you can use tinned or bottled beetroots 12 slices leftover rare roast beef (or ham) 100g mixed baby salad leaves 2 tbs chopped dill 1/4 cup (60g) sour cream 1 {Tags: } {More...}

Cheese and Spinach Bake

Cheese and Spinach Bake   Ingredients 4 oz of cheddar cheese, grated                                3 medium eggs, beaten. 20 oz of frozen chopped spinach. 1 cup of cottage cheese. ¼ cup of butter, softened. 2 teaspoons of flour. Salt and pepper. Cook {Tags: } {More...}

Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Mashed Potatoes   Ingredients A great way to use up and leftover mash from Sunday lunch you can add bacon, tinned tuna, chopped up cooked sausage o in fact other leftovers you fancy to make a great snack or side dish to accompany meat or fish. 2-1/2 cups (625 mL) leftover mashed potatoes   {Tags: } {More...}

Custard Home-Made

Custard Home-Made   Ingredients   ½ pint milk 1 dessertspoon vanilla sugar 2 eggs beaten   Heat the milk and vanilla sugar but do not boil Pour the milk onto the beaten eggs stirring all the time Pour the mixture into a heat proof bowl or basin Stand this over a pan of water which {Tags: } {More...}

Steamed Orange Pudding

Steamed Orange Pudding   Ingredients 4 oz Self-raising flour           4 oz fresh breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon salt Rind of two medium oranges 2 Tablespoons sugar 4 oz suet 1 Egg beaten 1 Tablespoon milk   Mix together the flour, breadcrumbs, suet, sugar, salt and orange rind. Add the egg and milk {Tags: , } {More...}

Ginger Sponge Pudding

Ginger Sponge Pudding   Ingredients 4 oz Self-raising flour                            2 ox butter or margarine 1 Egg beaten 1 Tablespoon Treacle 1 Dessertspoon Sugar ½ Teaspoon died ginger   Cream the butter/margarine add the sugar, ginger and flour. Beat the egg Gently warm {Tags: } {More...}

Thai Fish cakes

August 19, 2011 Thai Fish cakes   Ingredients 500 grams white fish meat (cod, haddock, hake, etc) , minced or cut into chunks 1 egg 1/2 cup Thai string beans, sliced fine 1 tablespoon of salt 3 tablespoon fresh kaffir lime leaves, minced or chopped 1 tablespoon of palm sugar 1 tablespoon of red curry paste 3 cups {Tags: , , } {More...}

Moroccan Chicken Kebabs

Moroccan Chicken Kebabs These tasty kebabs are perfect for a BBQ and if you want you can replace the chicken breast with turkey breast.  When removed from the skewers the cooked chicken also makes a tasty sandwich filling or salad Ingredients   1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast, cut into 3/4″ cubes         {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Dauphinoise Potatoes   Ingredients 500g Potatoes (King Edward or Desiree)  200ml Double Cream or Creme Fraiche 100ml Semi-Skimmed or Skimmed Milk 1 Crushed garlic Clove 50g Grated Gruyere   Preheat the oven to 180C/gas mark 4 Peel and slice the potatoes and place them in a bowl of cold water Rinse and pat dry with {Tags: , } {More...}

Roast Lamb

Roast Lamb   Ingredients   2 kg leg of lamb, or shoulder, on the bone              1  or 2 sprigs  rosemary 1-2 cloves garlic, sliced Tablespoon of clear honey 3-4 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper to taste   Pre-heat the oven to  230C/gas 8 Place the lamb in a roasting {Tags: , , } {More...}