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Vegetable Soups

Hot and Sour Noodle


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 30 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Tomato


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 40-50 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Meat Soups

Ham and Chorizo


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 45-60 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 6

Sausage and Pepper


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 45-60 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 6

Fish Soups

Fish


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 20 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Prawn Laksa


 Prep.Time: 15-20 mins
 Cook.Time: 15-20 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Lunches

French Bread Pizza


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 15-20 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Pitta Bread Pizza


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 15-20 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 3

Snacks

Flapjacks


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 30 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 24 Slices

Nachos


 Prep.Time: 4 mins
 Cook.Time: 15 min
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Cold Starters

Onion Salad


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: n/a
 Difficulty: Very Easy
 Serves: 6-8

Prawn With Avocado


 Prep.Time: 15 mins
 Cook.Time: n/a
 Difficulty: Very Easy
 Serves: 4

Hot Starters

Chilli Fried Seafood


 Prep.Time: 10-15 mins
 Cook.Time: 5-10 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Fried Camembert


 Prep.Time: 30 mins
 Cook.Time: 10 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Beef Mains

Beef and Ale Pie


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 75 mins
 Difficulty: Moderate
 Serves: 6

Beef Bourguignon


 Prep.Time: 30 mins
 Cook.Time: 3-3½ hrs
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 6

Lamb Mains

Drunken Lamb Shanks


 Prep.Time: 15 mins
 Cook.Time: 2½-2 hrs
 Difficulty: Moderate
 Serves: 4

Moussaka


 Prep.Time: 40 mins
 Cook.Time: 60 mins
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves: 6

Chicken Mains

Chicken Kiev


 Prep.Time: 15 mins
 Cook.Time: 25-30 mins
 Difficulty: Moderate
 Serves: 4

Chicken Pie


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 75 mins
 Difficulty: Moderate
 Serves: 6

Pork Mains

Chinese Pork With Honey


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 40 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Sausage Stew


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 90 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 8

Fish Mains

Fish Italiano


 Prep.Time: 10-15 mins
 Cook.Time: 50-60 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Spaghetti Vongole


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 90 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 8

Vegetarian Mains

Aubergine Bake


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 50 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 2

Cauliflower Cheese


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 90 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 2

Chicken Curries

Chicken Korma


 Prep.Time: 30 mins
 Cook.Time: 2 hours
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves: 6

Chicken Masala


 Prep.Time: 30 mins
 Cook.Time: 2 hours
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves: 6

Lamb Curries

Lamb Rogan


 Prep.Time: 30 mins
 Cook.Time: 2 hours
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves: 6-8

Lamb Vindaloo


 Prep.Time: 30 mins
 Cook.Time: 2 hours
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves: 6-8

Other Curries

Vegetable Balti


 Prep.Time: 30 mins
 Cook.Time: 1½-2 hours
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves: 6

Jungle Curry


 Prep.Time: 15 mins
 Cook.Time: 35 mins
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves: 4-6

Cold Sides

Pasta Salad


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 20 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 6-8

Rice Salad


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 20 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 6-8

Hot Sides

Bordelaise


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 45-60 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4

Cheese and Potato Pie


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 40 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 6

Cold Desserts

Baked Cheescake


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 45-60 min
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 6-8

Vanilla Panacotta


 Prep.Time: 30 mins
 Cook.Time: 20 mins +
  12 hrs to set in fridge
 Difficulty: Moderate
 Serves: 4

Hot Desserts

Apple and Blackberry Pie


 Prep.Time: 25-30 mins
 Cook.Time: 45 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4-6

Spotted Dick


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 75-90 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 4-6

Cakes

Chocolate Marble


 Prep.Time: 14 mins
 Cook.Time: 50-60 mins
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves: Lots of Slices

Fruit Loaf


 Prep.Time: 15 mins
 Cook.Time: 60 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves: 10-12 Slices

Pastries

Cinnamon swirls


 Prep.Time: 15 mins
 Cook.Time: 15-20 min
 Difficulty: Easy
 10-12 Swirls

Eclairs


 Prep.Time: 10-15 min
 Cook.Time: 18-20 min
 Difficulty: Medium
 10-15 Eclairs

New Recipes

Almond Slices


 Prep.Time: 15-20 min
 Cook.Time: 20 min
 Difficulty: Easy
 24 Cakes

Minestrone


 Prep.Time: 25 mins
 Cook.Time: 2 hours
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves 6




Chicken Jalfrezi


 Prep.Time: 30 min
 Cook.Time: 2 hours
 Difficulty: Medium
 Serves 6-8

Thai Red Curry Soup


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 15 mins
 Difficulty: Easy
 Serves 4




Beef and Onion Pie


 Prep.Time: 15-20 min
 Cook.Time: 20 min
 Difficulty: Easy
 6

Lamb Stew


 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 2½-3½ hours
 Difficulty: Easy
 6-8




Quiche Lorraine


 Prep.Time: 60-65 min
 Cook.Time: 20 min
 Difficulty: Moderate
 6-8

Thai Green Curry


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 25 minss
 Difficulty: Easy
 4-6




Bombay Potatoes


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 35 mins
 Difficulty: Moderate
 4-6

Tarka Dhal


 Prep.Time: 10 mins
 Cook.Time: 35 mins
 Difficulty: Moderate
 4-6

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Soups and Lunches

All sorts of soup recipes, lunch recipes and snack recipes. Classis soups like Chicken, Tomato and Stilton and Brocolli and a selection of soups inspired from our travels. Lunches and snacks include pitta bread pizzas and bacon and tomatoes.


Starters

Cold and hot starters to get the taste buds jangling. Healthy Rice Salad and Onion Salad that are very easy and cheap to make. Hot starters like Cheesy Garlic Bread and garlic Mushrooms to wet the appetite.


Red Meat Mains

Homemade dinner recipe favourites like Bolognese, Old Fashioned Mince and Lasagne. Lots of different pies such as Beef and Ale Pie and Shepherds Pie. Meals for entertaining guests such as Beef Bourguignon and Moussaka. Plus a nice selection of spicy dinner recipes such as Chilli Con Carne are all on this page.


White Meat Mains

Homemade dinner recipe favourites like Chicken Kiev, Chicken Pasta Bake and Quiche Lorraine. Also lots of meals for entertaining guests such as Coq Au Vin, Stuffed Chicken Breast With Parma Ham and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara. A nice selection of spicy dinner recipes such as Chinese Pork with Honey are also on this page.


Other Mains

A lovely selection of vegetarian mains such as Ratatouille and fish and seafood mains including fish and chips.


Curries

All sorts of spicy curry recipes such as Chicken Jalfrezi and Lamb Vindaloo.


Sides

Homemade cold and hot side dishes to enhance the mains or as a compliment to salads or cold meats. These cheap side dishes are very easy to make and really go well with most dinners.


Desserts

Cold and hot dessert recipes that really finish off a meal. Whether entertaining or just cooking for the family these dessert recipes are a real winner.


Cakes and Pastries

Delicious homemade cake recipes and pastry recipes, naughty but ever so nice. The children love these recipes and homemade biscuits are so much better for them than the packet variety.