Recipes

Lasagne

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 rashers smoked streaky bacon 1 onion, finely chopped 1 celery stick, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, grated 2 cloves of garlic or 1/2 tsp garlic powder 500g beef mince 1 tbsp tomato purée 2 * 400g cans chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp clear honey 500g pack fresh egg lasagne sheets …

Millionaire’s Shortbread

Ingredients Shortbread 225g plain flour 175g unsalted butter, cold, cut into cubes 75g caster sugar Topping 150g butter 1 x 379g can condensed milk 100g golden syrup 350g dark chocolate, or a mixture of dark and milk, chopped into small pieces Method Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas 2. Line a 23cm/9in square cake tin with …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients 150g salted butter, softened 80g light brown muscovado sugar 80g granulated sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 large egg 225g plain flour 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/4 tsp salt 200g plain chocolate chip or chunks Method Preheat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Line two baking trays with non-stick baking paper. Put the …

Beer Cheese Stuffer

Ingredients 5 Slices Bacon (or more to taste) 1 Onion 2 Stick Celery 1 bottle beer Bread, cubed enough to fill the frying pan. Should have an open texture like sour dough. Cheddar cheese Chicken broth Worcestershire Sauce 1 Egg Method Fry the bacon in a pan with a little oil until well done. Chop …

Apple Crumble

Ingredients Filling 575g Bramley apple, peeled, cored and sliced to 1 cm thick (see tip) 3 tbsp golden caster sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 pinch nutmeg 1 pinch ginger 1 handful raisins (optional) Crumble 175g plain flour 110g golden caster sugar 110g cold butter Granulated brown sugar for sprinkling on top (optional) Method Preheat the …

Cheese Steak Rolls

Ingredients Feeds 4 1kg topside beef or braising steak. 2 bell peppers 3 onions 4 cloves of garlic or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tsp salt 2 tsp black pepper (ground) 1 tsp spicy sauce 250g cheese (something like Gruyère) 1 tbsp oregano 8 hotdog rolls Method Slice the meat into thin strips and place …

Plain White Bread

Doesn’t get simpler than this, plain white bread. Ingredients This will make two decent sized loaves. I make two at a time because it’s no more work than making one and it saves on yeast. 1000g strong white flour 7g (one packet) fast action yeast 15g / 1 teaspoon salt 20g / 2 teaspoons sugar …