RecipesDish typeBreadBread machineThis recipe is made in a bread machine. It& 39;s spicy and great with black bean soup. Make it for the chilli lover in your life.53 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 200ml (7 fl oz) beer300g (11 oz) bread flour1/2 beef stock cube1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 teaspoon hot chilli oil1 tablespoon olive oil1/8 teaspoon ground cumin1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 dessertspoon dried active baking yeastMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:3hr ›Ready in:3hr5minPlace the ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order suggested by the manufacturer.
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RecipesDish typeCakeChocolate cakeThis is one of the easiest cake recipes I know. Top with your favourite chocolate sauce, or make your own chocolate icing.7 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 300g plain flour250g butter, softened250g sugar5 eggs1 tablespoon baking powder125ml red wine2 teaspoons cinnamon2 teaspoons cocoa150g chocolate chips1 bottle chocolate sauceMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:55minPreheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeSaladGreen saladMixed salad greens, toasted almonds, red onion and crumbled blue cheese are tossed in a fresh cranberry dressing for an impressive and easy salad! Perfect for Christmas lunch or Boxing Day.358 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 75g (3 oz) flaked almonds1/2 red onion, thinly sliced100g (4 oz) crumbled blue cheese, such as Gorgonzola450g (1 lb) mixed salad greensFor the cranberry dressing3 tablespoons red wine vinegar5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil30g (1 oz) fresh cranberries1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1 small clove garlic, minced1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons waterMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:20minPreheat oven to 190 C / Gas mark 5.
RecipesDish typeMain courseCurryChickpea curryThis delicious chickpea and tomato based curry with a blend of fragrant spices is warming and healthy. Serve with a dollop of natural yoghurt, a sprig of coriander and warm naan for a fab vegetarian meal.32 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 oil for frying2 onions, diced4 cloves garlic, chopped1/2 to 1 teaspoon chilli powder1 teaspoon salt, or to taste1 teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon paprika1 tablespoon ground cumin1 tablespoon ground coriander2 (400g) tins chickpeas, drained2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes1 teaspoon garam masalaMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:45minHeat a generous glug of oil in a large pan.
RecipesDish typeDessertFruit dessertsCrumbleApple crumbleMicrowave apple crumble makes an irresistible dessert and is ready in literally minutes. You can use any other tinned fruit or fruit filling you desire to make various different crumbles.51 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 tin apple filling, or apple slices50g butter60g porridge oats4 tablespoons plain flour50g desiccated coconut110g dark brown soft sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamoncustard, cream or ice cream to serveMethodPrep:1min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:6minSpread apple slices or filling in a 18cm wide pie dish.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesChocolate biscuitsWrapped as a small gift, people assume these delicious chocolate biscuits are from a posh bakery. Wrong! They are a one bowl wonder that& 39;s so easy, even the teenagers can do them. The secret is the icing sugar coating that & 39;splits& 39; as the biscuits spread.
RecipesDish typeCakeMini cakesMuffinsSavoury muffinsCheese muffinsI was trying to make something simple yet & 34;yummy& 34; for my kids& 39; packed lunches. If using a regular muffin tin, you only get 12 larger muffins and will need to adjust cooking time.30 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 2 mini salamis, finely sliced100g shaved ham, finely sliced100g grated mild Cheddar cheese100g grated mature Cheddar cheese100g grated Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese200g frozen sweetcorn kernels2 eggs150g margarine125ml milk125g self-raising flourMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeSaladSalad dressing VinaigretteThis recipe makes about 500ml of salad dressing which you can make ahead for your week& 39;s worth of salads. Apple cider vinegar can be found in larger supermarkets and health shops.5 people made thisIngredientsServes: 5 1 small onion, diced3 anchovy fillets1 small head garlic, peeled and choppedjuice of 1 lemon1 tablespoon honey475ml apple cider vinegar2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon mustard1/2 tablespoon pickled ginger2 teaspoons dried Italian herbssalt and pepper to tasteMethodPrep:20min ›Ready in:20minBlend all ingredients in a tall jug with a stick blender until smooth and creamy.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesCookiesPeanut butter cookiesAlways a welcome treat while we did our homework after school, this recipe has been in my family for a long time. Mum used to press them down with a fork but I have pressed half a peanut into each before baking.34 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 125g butter, softened to room temperature130g crunchy peanut butter100g caster sugar110g dark brown soft sugar1 egg185g self raising flourpeanuts, to garnish (optional)MethodPrep:20min ›Cook:12min ›Ready in:32minBeat together the butter, peanut butter and sugars.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesA fail-safe, authentic Anzac biscuit recipe. If you bake them like a traybake to make flapjacks, make sure you cut them into squares while they& 39;re still hot.13 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 80g rolled oats60g self-raising flour60g plain flour60g desiccated coconut150g caster sugar1/2 teaspoon bicarb of soda2 tablespoons boiling water125g butter, melted2 tablespoons golden syrupMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Extra time:25min › Ready in:50minPreheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
RecipesDish typeBreadBread machineExcellent breakfast bread to be made in bread machine with cinnamon and sultanas.164 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 175ml (6 fl oz) warm water1 egg, lightly beaten15g (1/2 oz) butter350g (12 oz) plain flour3 tablespoons dried milk powder2 tablespoons caster sugar1 dessertspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoons dried active baking yeast50g (2 oz) sultanasMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:3hr ›Ready in:3hr5minPlace all ingredients except for the sultanas into the bread machine in the order suggested by the manufacturer.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishFish and chipsFish batterIf you want to make your own fish and chips, this beer batter recipe is essential. Serve with hand-cut chips and mushy peas!955 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 125g flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt230ml beeroil for deep frying4 fish filletsextra flour for coatingMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:35minMix flour, baking powder, salt and beer in a bowl, stirring until a smooth batter is formed.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceThis is a recipe my mother has used for many years and now I do too! Beef mince combines with onion, cabbage, carrots and rice, seasoned with curry powder and a packet of dried chicken noodle soup. The finishing touch is pineapple!9 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons butter1 small onion, chopped1 small cabbage, chopped2 small carrots, sliced500g mincesalt and black pepper to tastecurry powder1 sachet chicken noodle soup (cup soup)200g rice1L hot water1 tin pineapple piecesMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:25minMelt butter in a large frying pan, add chopped onion, cabbage and carrots.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkBaconThis simple recipe is ready in no time and can be made on the BBQ or under the grill. Kids love these! Hot dogs are filled with cheese and wrapped with bacon, then served in buns with ketchup.3 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 6 frankfurters1 onion, gratedyour choice of cheese, sliced thinly6 rashers streaky bacon, cut in half crossways6 finger rollstomato ketchupMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:15minSplit frankfurters lengthways, not cutting through, and fill with strips of cheese and a bit of grated onion.
RecipesDish typeDessertPuddingsBanana puddingA lovely, warming banana sponge pudding with warm toffee sauce. It& 39;s turned upside down when removed from the oven. It is delicious served with cream or custard.194 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 Toffee60g butter110g dark brown soft sugar2 to 3 bananasSponge mixture90g butter90g sugarfew drops vanilla extract (optional)2 eggs75ml milk185g self-raising flour1 pinch of saltMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hrTo make the toffee: Melt the butter in a saucepan.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceMarinadesMarinades for prawnsThese BBQ prawns are sensational! I have always marinated and cooked the prawns with the shell on. This requires the shells being removed prior to eating so make sure you have bowls of water with lemon for people to dip their fingers into.8 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1kg king prawnsFor the marinade125ml soy sauce60ml lemon juice1 tablespoon rice vinegar2 tablespoons mirin4 crushed garlic cloves2 tablespoon freshly grated root gingerblack pepperMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:15minCombine marinade ingredients.
RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitBerry cakeThis is a deceptively simple cake to make, which is great on a hot summer day. The blueberry sauce is the cake& 39;s crowning glory!3 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 For the base70g butter, cold65g dark brown soft sugar125g flour50g pecans, finely choppedIce cream cake2L vanilla ice cream150g frozen blueberries150g frozen raspberriesBlueberry Sauce100g frozen blueberries20g sugar1 tablespoon lemon juice1/2 teaspoon cornflourMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:35minFor the base: Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishFish and chipsFish batterThis is a classic recipe for fish and chips, save for the addition of beer! It makes the batter especially crisp and delicious. Make sure your oil is hot by testing it with a chip first, and take care not to overcrowd the pan.87 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 125g plain flour, plus extra for dusting300ml beer4 potatoes, peeled and cut into chips or wedges2 skinless, boneless fish fillets, cut into large piecesvegetable oil for frying1 lemonTartare sauce8 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons soured cream2 gherkins, finely chopped1 tablespoons capers, rinsed and finely chopped1 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dillsalt and pepper to tasteMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minTo make the tartare sauce: In a small bowl combine all ingredients.
RecipesDish typeSaladVegetable saladPotato saladThis potato salad is so tasty and will have everyone begging you for the recipe! Hard-boiled eggs, mayo, crispy bacon, and desiree potatoes combine for a creamy potato salad that& 39;s seasoned with garlic and spring onion.94 people made thisIngredientsServes: 14 6 eggs2kg desiree potatoes440g mayonnaise1 bunch spring onions8 rashers bacon1 1/2 teaspoon onion salt1 tablespoon garlic granulesMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:20min ›Extra time:2hr chilling › Ready in:2hr40minHard boil the eggs by placing in a pot, cover with tap water and bring to the boil.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenChicken breastFor this lovely chicken marinade, leave it overnight to bring out all of the flavours for best results. But if you& 39;re pressed for time, marinating shortly before cooking the chicken works well also. Enjoy!12 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 5 tablespoons BBQ sauce1 tablespoon honey4 tablespoons mayonnaise2 cloves garlic, crushed2 teaspoons grated root ginger4 chicken breast filletsMethodPrep:5min ›Extra time:6hr marinating › Ready in:6hr5minCombine all ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix well.
RecipesDish typeBreadWhite breadThis bread machine recipe is based on the classic recipe for Butterzopf, or Butter Bread, from Switzerland. This recipe needs real butter - not margarine or a blend.7 people made thisIngredientsServes: 5 1 medium egg115g butter, cubed300ml milk1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon sugar500g plain flour2 teaspoons dried active baking yeastMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:3hr30min ›Ready in:3hr40minAdd the ingredients to the bread maker in the order listed (or the order recommended by your bread maker instructions).