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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 sweet tooth – without...

  • 2 Christmas reindeer biscuits
    Makes: approx. 20 biscuits Ingredients For the biscuits 100g butter 175g caster sugar 2 happy eggs 2 happy egg yolks 50g ground almonds 240g plain flour For the icing 120g butter 250g icing sugar 1-2...

  • 3 Pumpkin chowder
    Ingredients 3 tbsp butter 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 stick of celery, chopped ½ a tart apple (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored and chopped into ½ inch dice 2 cups of canned...

  • 4 Mini pumpkins soup with Tabasco sauce
    So easy to make and so tasty, make plenty and freeze some too... Serves 6-8 Preparation time 25 minutes Cooking time 25 mins Ingredients 1 kg pumpkin or butternut squash 3 tbsp sunflower oil 2 onions,...

  • 5 Pumpkin soup with parmesan
    Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 25 mins Cooking time: 24 mins Ingredients 2-3 tbsps of olive oil 2kgs pumpkin, peeled and chopped into approx 2.5cm chunks 1.2ltrs fresh carrot juice or water 2 Knorr...

  • 6 Pumpkin and butter bean broth
    Recipe serves: 8 Preparation time: 20 min Cooking time: 50 min Ingredients 2 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot 2 tbsps olive oil 2 small onions, peeled and finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 6...

  • 7 Roasted pumpkin soup with tortillas
    This warming soup is easy to make and perfect for Halloween time! Serves: 4 Prep: 30 mins plus rising Cook: 30 mins Ingredients 1 x pumpkin (approx 900g), peeled and deseeded 3 tbsp olive oil 1...

  • 8 Coconut chilli and pumpkin soup
    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 tbsp light olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 4 cm piece ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1-2 red chillies, deseeded and chopped 1 Kg prepared pumpkin or...

  • 9 Pumpkin and apple soup
    Serves 6 Total time required: 1 hr Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients 60g unsalted butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 200g pumpkin flesh or butternut squash, diced 2 sharp-tasting...

  • 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, was launched...

  • 11 Five seed sandwich bread by Dan Lepard
    Ingredients 300ml warm water 100g plain yoghurt 25g dark brown sugar One 7g sachet fast-action yeast 100g each of sunflower and pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp each of linseed, poppy and sesame seeds 1 tbsp...

  • 12 Annabel Karmel's sushi rolls
    Makes: 1 portion Ingredients 1 x 80 g tin (or ½ x 160g tin) tuna in sunflower oil 2 tbsp mayonnaise 1 and a half tbsp tomato ketchup 2 drops of Tabasco or to taste 2 slices white bread, crusts...

  • 13 Sesame crisp Thai crab cakes
    Ingredients 300g fresh white cooked crab meat 3 tbsp fish sauce 5 kaffir lime leaves 5 tbsp chopped coriander 1 diced shallot 1 clove crushed garlic 1 lime juiced 1 egg whisked Coating: 2 eggs whisked 100g...

  • 14 Roast pepper, thyme and Davidstow cheese bread
    Preparation time: 25 mins + proving time Cooking time: 50-55 mins Makes an 8 roll loaf For the bread: 500g strong white bread flour 1 tsp ‘quick’ dried yeast 1 ½ tsp salt 1 tsp caster...

  • 15 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. My mother...

  • 16 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. This...

  • 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 Big BBQ with a Baker Brothers Ultimate Hot...

  • 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 Ingredients 110g icing sugar 60g ground almonds 60g egg whites (usually 2 large eggs) 40g caster sugar Few drops of food colouring...

  • 20 Mini Scones
    Makes 25 Ingredients 100g self-raising flour 25g caster sugar Pinch of salt 25g unsalted butter, cubed 3 tbsp milk, plus extra to brush Raspberry jam Clotted cream Icing sugar, to dust Method 1. Preheat...



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