Category: Recipes

  • Three Malt and Sunflower Flour

    This page details items backed using the Three Malt and Sunflower flour from Shipton Mill. This is a premium flour and at the time of writing is £2.45/kg (compared with £1.80/kg for plain white bread flour). The flour contains malted and roasted wheat, barley and rye which gives it a fabulous smell and colour. Additionally…

  • Triple Decker

    While sharing a Double Decker with my son the other day I mentioned to him that we could do better, we could make a Triple Decker. So we did, this is the recipe. Just make the nougat first and then layer on the caramel before topping it off with rice krispy cake. It takes ages…

  • Chip Shop Curry Rice

    A fantastic lunch pot of dinner meal, calorie counted, makes 6 portions. I buy the chip shop curry sauce mix from Tongmaster Seasonings. Ingredients 500g rice = 2.5 cups = 1755 calories Packet chip shop curry powder from Tong Master (made up to 750 ml with water) = 219 calories 200g frozen sweetcorn = 1.5…

  • Pineapple Fried Rice

    A calorie counted lunch pot meal. Makes 6 portions. Ingredients 500g Rice = 2.5 cups = 1755 calories 4 eggs, beaten = 288 calories 1 can pineapple chunks (inc juice) = 222 calories. 200g frozen peas = 1.5 cups = 178 calories Garlic powder 1 tsp Chinese five spice 3 tbsp sunflower oil = 405…

  • 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…

  • Ukrainian Christmas Bread Kolach

    Ingredients 7g active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 80ml lukewarm water 3 large room-temperature eggs 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon salt 120ml lukewarm water 560g all-purpose flour 1 egg yolk beaten with 1 teaspoon water for glaze Method In a small bowl, mix yeast, 1 teaspoon sugar and 1/3 cup lukewarm water.…

  • 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…

  • Adequate Vegetable Curry

    Makes 8 lunch sized portions Ingredients Spices Fennel – 1.5 tsp Mustard Seed – 4 tsp Cumin Seeds – 5 tsp Ground Corriander – 3 tsp Ground Turmeric – 5 tsp Brown Sugar – 4 tbsp Black Pepper – very good grind Other Ingredients Coconut Milk – 1 can Tomato Puree – 1 tube Garlic…

  • 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…

  • Caramelised Belly Pork

    You can’t beat a nice bit of belly pork! Easy 10/10 from me and the family. Ingredients Serves 4 when served with rice or mashed potatoes. 750g belly pork 30ml vegetable oil 12 shallots chopped finely or a large onion 2 cloves of garlic or 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder 50ml soy sauce (low salt…

  • Bircher Muesli

    This is delicious! It’s not identical to the original recipe but it’s close. Did I say it’s delicious. Ingredients This is for a single adult serving. 1/3 cup rolled oats 1 tablespoon dried cranberries, raisins or cherries 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon peanut butter 1/3 cup yoghurt 1 medium apple 2 tablespoons chopped nuts 2 tablespoons condensed milk Method Dice…