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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...

Cherry strudel

   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 sugar 4 tbsp. water (or, if you use a jar of pitted cherries, use...

Tomato Chili Chutney

   Ingredients 500 g mini tomatoes 2-3 cloves of garlic – peeled 5-10 ml chili flakes 100 ml white vinegar 250-300 ml caster sugar 2,5 ml salt Method Place all the ingredients in a pot and slowly bring to the boil so that the sugar has time to melt. Once the chutney...

Chicken and spinach casserole

   Ingredients 1 red pepper, chopped 1 bunch of spring onions, chopped ± 250g mushrooms, chopped 600g cubed cooked chicken 1½- 2 cups shredded cheese 2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted 3 eggs 300 – 350g frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 2...

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