Healthy Fish and Chips

Preheat the oven to 180ºC fan oven/200ºC/gas 6. Place the potatoes on a baking tray. Sprinkle with oil, salt and pepper. Mix everything together and stand the wedges on their skins, this helps them not to stick to the tray. …

Scrumpy Pork Pie

Preheat the oven to 200ºC fan oven/2201. ºC/gas 7. Grease a large casserole dish. Put the cubed potatoes on a baking tray and sprinkle the tablespoon of oil over. Season with salt and pepper and distribute the oil evenly with …

One-Pot Korma rice

Heat a little oil in a wok. Add the onions 1. and garlic and fry until soft. Add the chicken pieces and cook until no longer pink. Add the curry paste and tomatoes. Fry for 30 seconds. Add the rice …

Chorizo and Egg Bake

Preheat the oven to 180ºC fan oven/200ºC/gas 6. Grease a large casserole dish. Heat a little oil in a wok and fry the pancetta and chorizo until they begin to brown. Take out and set to one side. Add the …

Creamy Mushroom and Chicken Pie

Preheat the oven to 180ºC fan oven/2001. ºC/gas 6. Grease a large shallow casserole dish with oil. Heat water to boiling in a saucepan, add the cubed potatoes and season with salt. Bring back to the boil, then turn down …

Zesty Tuna Steaks

Boil some water in a saucepan. Once boiling, add the tagliatelle. Cook for approximately 4 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to the pan. Add a few drops of olive oil and stir well. The olive oil prevents the …

Birthday Cakes

Preheat the oven to 180ºC fan oven/200ºC/gas 6. Put 18 bun cases in the baking tins ready. Proper cake tins are really handy here. Beat the butter and sugar together until it turns pale cream and is quite fluffy. Add …

Perfect Pavlova

Preheat the oven to 150ºC fan oven/170ºC/Gas 4. Put a piece of greaseproof paper on a baking tray. A trick to stop the paper from sliding all over the place when you come to spread out your meringues is to …

Strawberry Pancakes

To make the caramel sauce, put the sauce 1. ingredients in a saucepan, bring to the boil and allow it to bubble gently for 30 seconds. Set to one side until needed. Put the flour, sugar, eggs and milk in …

Five Spice Beef Noodles

Heat the oil in a wok. Add the beef strips and 1. cook on high heat for 2 – 3 minutes. Remove from the pan and set to one side. Add the onions, garlic, peppers and ginger to the pan. …

Perfect Steak and Mash

To make the mustard sauce, simply mix the crème 1. fraîche and mustard together. Leave in the fridge until needed. To make the balsamic onions, heat the oil in a pan and add the onions. Cook until they become quite …

Tuna Noodles

Mix the dressing ingredients together in a bowl. In another bowl, mix together the spring onions, cucumber, red pepper and the tuna. Boil some water in the kettle, pour the water over the fresh egg noodles and leave to stand …

Quick Crunchy Chicken Salad

Dismantle the chicken and gently pull apart into 1. long strips. Mix with the rest of the salad ingredients. Mix the dressing ingredients together. Divide onto the appropriate number of plates and drizzle over the dressing. Serve with the crusty …

Roasted Tomato Soup

Put the oven on to heat at 200ºC fan oven/220ºC/Gas 7. Place the potatoes and tomatoes on separate baking trays with the tomatoes placed cut side up. Sprinkle with olive oil and season well. Place in the oven for 25 …

Cannellini Bean Spaghetti

Put the spaghetti on to cook. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Fry the garlic for 30 seconds, add the mushrooms and cook for 1 minute. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 4–5 minutes. Stir continuously. …

Bean Burgers

Allow the beans to defrost. Mash with a fork, or whizz a little with the blender. Don’t make them too pulpy, leave a bit of texture. Put the egg and breadcrumbs in a bowl and allow the bread to soak …

Honey Mushroom and Rice Pie

Preheat the oven to 200ºC fan oven/220ºC/Gas 7. Put the mug of water on to boil. Add the rice and pilau rice seasoning and bring back to the boil. Turn down to simmer for 10–15 minutes. Heat the oil in …

Veggie Spaghetti Bolognese

Finely chop all the vegetables and fry with the oil in a saucepan for 3–4 minutes. Add the lentils, tomatoes, oregano, stock cube and water. Bring to the boil. Season with salt and pepper. Leave to simmer for about 20 …

Stuffed Aubergines

Preheat the oven to 200ºC fan oven/220ºC/Gas 7. Lightly grease a baking tray. Cut the aubergines in half and brush with oil. Place in the oven, for 20–25 minutes until the flesh in the middle is soft enough to scoop …

Chocolate Crispy Munchies

Line an 18cm x 27cm baking tray with greaseproof paper. Put the chocolate, syrup, cream and sugar into a bowl and place over a pan of simmering water. Melt gently, stirring occasionally. Leave to cool a little. Cut the Twix …

 

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