Recipes

  • 21 Zingy Steaks with Warm Potato Salad
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 4 x 150g/5½oz thin cut sirloin or minute steaks Salt and freshly milled black pepper 5ml/1tsp dried...

  • 22 Steaks with Tomato and Pepper Sauce
    Dish type: Steak Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: (Based on a 2-3cm/¾-1¼in thick steak): Rare: 3-4 minutes on each side Medium: 4-5 minutes on each side Well done: 6-7 minutes...

  • 23 Sizzling Beef with Pak Choi Noodles
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time: Under 10 minutes Ingredients 350g/12oz cap rump, cut into thin slices Freshly milled black pepper 30ml/2tbsp...

  • 24 Flat Iron Steaks with Date Infused Barbecue Sauce
    Dish type: Steak Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time: Approximately 50 minutes Ingredients 4 x 175g/6oz lean flat iron steaks Salt and freshly milled black pepper For...

  • 25 The Hummingbird Bakery's Red Velvet Cupcake
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Serves 12-16 Ingredients For the sponge 120g (4oz) unsalted butter, softened 300g (10½oz) caster sugar 2 large eggs 20g (¾oz)...

  • 26 A masterclass in the kitchen with MasterChef John Torode
    Co-presenter and judge of hit cookery show, MasterChef, John Torode is perhaps one of the most influential figures in the UK culinary market, and known to many food enthusiasts for his sharp-tongued critiques...

  • 27 Ginger Yogurt Scones with Black Cherry Filling
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and preparation time: 30 minutes Makes: 8-12 scones Ingredients: 180g Rachel’s Greek Style Ginger Yogurt 65g caster sugar 2 tbsp milk, extra for brushing 350g plain...

  • 28 Yogurt Crusted Indian Spiced Chicken
    Dish type: Starter Preparation and cooking time: 35 minutes & 2 hours marinating time Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic, chopped 100g fresh ginger, chopped 1 whole chicken, deboned and portioned...

  • 29 Aubergine Fritters With Chilli & Coriander Chutney
    Dish type: Starter Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 2-4 Ingredients: 170g garam flour 1 tsp salt 2 tsp hot curry powder, toasted 1 small red chilli, finely chopped 100g Rachel’s...

  • 30 Baked Turkish Eggs With Yogurt & Chilli
    Dish type: Breakfast Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil, plus for drizzling 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp...

  • 31 Make a home-made Christmas pudding this Stir-up Sunday
    With the prospect of newly decorated trees, festive markets and twinkling lights brightening up the city streets, the Christmas season is well and truly upon us. And this Sunday the...

  • 32 Toasted Sourdough with Avocado, Radish and Watercress
    Impressive canapes or a delicious and quick snack bursting with subtle flavours and brimming with colour! Makes 20 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Ingredients 1 small...

  • 33 Chilli and Chickpea Bites
    Dish type: Canapes Make these little numbers small and they are the perfect canapé. Make them medium sized and that’s lunch sorted or a meal for your children (with or without the chilli)....

  • 34 Griddled Halloumi and Pink Lady Apple Wedges with Caper, Anchovy and Herb Dressing
    Dish type: Canapes Sharing plates full of flavour is just what you need when entertaining friends. Use either a mix of herbs or a single one that is readily available. Leave out the anchovies in the dressing...

  • 35 Get tash-tastic with manly recipes from Movember's culinary club
    The month of November has more recently become known as Movember, thanks to the sprouting of fully-grown moustaches on thousands of men's faces in the UK, and around the world, to raise vital...

  • 36 Lemon Posset Brulee
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 15 minutes (But make this the day before your dinner) Serves 6 Ingredients 600ml double cream 150g caster sugar with a bit extra for dusting Juice and...

  • 37 Warm Pigeon Breast Salad with Caramalised Apple, Crispy Chorizo and Balsamic Syrup
    Dish type: Starter Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients 6 pigeon breasts 3 Cox’s eating apples 200g thinly sliced chorizo 100ml of balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp of brown sugar 500g...

  • 38 Beef Bourguignon with Potato and Parsnip Mash
    Dish type: Main course Preparation and cooking time: 3 hours (including stewing time) Serves 6 Ingredients Bourguignon 1kg shin of beef, diced 1 stick of cinnamon 1 bay leaf 2 onions 1 leek 4 shallots 3...

  • 39 Do's and don'ts for cooking the perfect turkey for a festive feast
    Central to the festive feast on Christmas Day is the classic roast turkey, created into a delicious centrepiece and then shared by families all over the country and beyond,...

  • 40 Cranberry and Orange Glazed Turkey Crown
    Dish type: Main Course Preparation and cooking time: 2 hours Serves 6 Ingredients 50g/2oz butter Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2kg/4lb 8oz turkey crown, tied 2 red onions, halved and very thinly...



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