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Lancashire Hotpot

   Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 8 loin chops or shoulder chops 1 large onion, sliced 2 small carrots, sliced (did not use it tonight – forgot to add this) 300ml chicken stock (used 1½ chicken cubes mixed with ± 300ml boiling water) 2 heaped spoons of flour Fresh Basil Dried Bay leaves 2 large potatoes thinly … Read more

Cherry strudel in filo pastry

Cherry strudel

Cherry strudel in filo pastry Ingredients: 8-10 sheets filo pastry (I used 10)Olive oil (enough to paint the sheets one by one)2 cups pitted cherries (I used frozen cherries)1 cup cranberries (I used frozen cranberries)1 cup sugar4 tbsp. water (or, if you use a jar of pitted cherries, use the juice) Method: Thaw your filo … Read more

6 Consol bottles filled with Tomato Chili Chutney

Tomato Chili Chutney

How to make this delicious Tomato Chili Chutney, do not wait a moment, this is the best ever Ingredients 500 g mini tomatoes2-3 cloves of garlic – peeled5-10 ml chili flakes100 ml white vinegar250-300 ml caster sugar2,5 ml salt Method Place all the ingredients in a pot and slowly bring to a boil so that … Read more

Ready to be baked Chicken and spinach casserole

Chicken and spinach casserole

Chicken and spinach casserole as a main meal, super delicious, easy and quick to prepare Ingredients 1 red pepper, chopped1 bunch of spring onions, chopped± 250g mushrooms, chopped600g cubed cooked chicken1½- 2 cups shredded cheese2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted3 eggs300 – 350g frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry2 cups shredded cheese2 … Read more

Caramelized nuts and berries in a sheetpan

Caramelized nuts and berries

Caramelized nuts and berries, delicious, easy, and so good as a snack or treat over the festive period, or even for a school snack Ingredients 3 cups of nuts* (I used 3 different varieties)1 cup cranberries±¾ cup sugar (depending on how sweet you want it to be)±3 tablespoons butter±¾ teaspoon cinnamon (optional) Method 1. Heat … Read more

Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers patties on a baking tray

Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers

I tried a new Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers tonight – SO good! Ingredients: ½ cup dry quinoawater1 tsp olive oil½ red onion, chopped3 cloves garlic, minced½ tsp Kosher salt, divided1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed2 Tbsp tomato paste (combo of ketchup & BBQ would work too)1 large egg⅔ cup frozen corn½ … Read more