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  • 1 Guilt-free sweet treats: healthy snacks and desserts
    While we're all trying to get back on track with healthy eating after our little splurge at Christmas, healthy snacks and desserts are exactly what we need to satisfy that...

  • 2 Christmas reindeer biscuits
    Makes: approx. 20 biscuitsIngredientsFor the biscuits100g butter175g caster sugar2 happy eggs2 happy egg yolks50g ground almonds240g plain flourFor the icing120g butter250g icing sugar1-2 tbsp milkFood colouring to suitMethodBiscuitsIn a bowl...

  • 3 Pumpkin chowder
    Ingredients3 tbsp butter1 onion, chopped1 carrot, chopped1 stick of celery, chopped½ a tart apple (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored and chopped into ½ inch dice2 cups of canned pumpkin...

  • 4 Pumpkin and butter bean broth
    Recipe serves: 8Preparation time: 20 minCooking time: 50 minIngredients2 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot2 tbsps olive oil2 small onions, peeled and finely chopped3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped6 small carrots...

  • 5 Mini pumpkins soup with Tabasco sauce
    So easy to make and so tasty, make plenty and freeze some too...Serves 6-8Preparation time 25 minutesCooking time 25 minsIngredients1 kg pumpkin or butternut squash3 tbsp sunflower oil2 onions, peeled...

  • 6 Pumpkin soup with parmesan
    Serves: 10-12Preparation time: 25 minsCooking time: 24 minsIngredients2-3 tbsps of olive oil2kgs pumpkin, peeled and chopped into approx 2.5cm chunks1.2ltrs fresh carrot juice or water2 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pots50g finely...

  • 7 Roasted pumpkin soup with tortillas
    This warming soup is easy to make and perfect for Halloween time!Serves: 4Prep: 30 mins plus risingCook: 30 minsIngredients1 x pumpkin (approx 900g), peeled and deseeded3 tbsp olive oil1 ½...

  • 8 Coconut chilli and pumpkin soup
    Serves 6Ingredients2 tbsp light olive oil1 large onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, chopped4 cm piece ginger, peeled and finely chopped1-2 red chillies, deseeded and chopped1 Kg prepared pumpkin or butternut squash...

  • 9 Pumpkin and apple soup
    Serves 6Total time required: 1 hrPreparation time: 20 minsCooking time: 40 minsIngredients60g unsalted butter1 medium onion, finely chopped200g pumpkin flesh or butternut squash, diced2 sharp-tasting apples, diced30g toasted pumpkin seeds...

  • 10 'Duffins': the muffin-doughnut hybrid causing a stir
    The delicious muffin-doughnut combination – now known as duffins – is causing quite a stir. The sticky snack, that is baked, dipped in melted butter and then coated in sugar...

  • 11 Five seed sandwich bread by Dan Lepard
    Ingredients300ml warm water100g plain yoghurt25g dark brown sugarOne 7g sachet fast-action yeast100g each of sunflower and pumpkin seeds1 tbsp each of linseed, poppy and sesame seeds1 tbsp olive oil400g strong...

  • 12 Sesame crisp Thai crab cakes
    Ingredients300g fresh white cooked crab meat3 tbsp fish sauce5 kaffir lime leaves5 tbsp chopped coriander1 diced shallot1 clove crushed garlic1 lime juiced1 egg whiskedCoating:2 eggs whisked100g breadcrumbs100g sesame seedsFlour to...

  • 13 Annabel Karmel's sushi rolls
    Makes: 1 portionIngredients1 x 80 g tin (or ½ x 160g tin) tuna in sunflower oil2 tbsp mayonnaise1 and a half tbsp tomato ketchup2 drops of Tabasco or to taste2...

  • 14 Roast pepper, thyme and Davidstow cheese bread
    Preparation time: 25 mins + proving timeCooking time: 50-55 minsMakes an 8 roll loafFor the bread: 500g strong white bread flour1 tsp ‘quick’ dried yeast1 ½ tsp salt1 tsp caster...

  • 15 Ciambella all'acciughe e olive/Anchovy and olive bread
    A touch of history from famous Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo:Traditionally ciambella meant a sweet ring cake but nowadays savoury cakes and breads are made in these typically Italian ring tins...

  • 16 Pane dolce agli agrumi/Sweet citrus bread cake recipe
    Famous Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo says: Making sweet bread type cakes was very popular in Italy. It originated as cucina povera when people wanted something sweet but couldn't afford it...

  • 17 Homemade hot dog bun and BBQ tips from The Fabulous Baker Brothers
    Tom tells us how to make the ultimate gourmet hot dog bun: "Don't just serve your sausage in any cheap bap; it's time to go the whole hog at your...

  • 18 Irish Soda Bread recipe
    Preparation time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 30 minutes, plus cooling Makes 1 loaf Approximate cost of total ingredients (without salmon & dill): £2.28 Calories per serving (1/10th of loaf...

  • 19 Blackcurrant macaroons
    Makes 16 • Preparation time 35 minutes• Cooking time 10 minutes Ingredients110g icing sugar60g ground almonds60g egg whites (usually 2 large eggs)40g caster sugarFew drops of food colouring (lilac)100g Rachel's...

  • 20 Mini Scones
    Makes 25Ingredients100g self-raising flour25g caster sugarPinch of salt25g unsalted butter, cubed3 tbsp milk, plus extra to brushRaspberry jamClotted creamIcing sugar, to dustMethod1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/425°F. Grease and flour...



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