Recipe of the Week: Aunt Jean’s Sweet and Sour Pork Chops

This week we have a restaurant classic for you to try: Aunt Jeans Sweet and Sour Pork Chops!

Ingredients

1 small Onion, peeled and chopped

1 small Green Pepper, chopped

1 ounce Margarine

1 small tin Pineapple chunks – strained, keep the juice and make up to 1/2 pint with water

2 level tbsp Demerara Sugar

1 level tbsp sweet Chutney

2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup

2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1/2 tsp Salt

2 tbsp Malt Vinegar

1 level tbsp Cornflour

4 Pork Chops or Pork Loin

Method

Heat the oven to 400°F or 200°C Fry the onion and pepper gently in the margarine for 2 – 3 mins.

Add in the Pineapple chunks, Pineapple juice and water, sugar, chutney, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and salt. Blend the cornflour and vinegar in a bowl, then add to the other ingredients, stirring.

Bring to the boil and cook gently for 1 minute. Pour into a shallow casserole and arrange the pork on top.

Cover and cook in the oven for 1 hour, removing the lid for the last 15 minutes. Pork can be replaced with chicken fillets, if preferred, increasing cooking time by 10 minutes. Serve with boiled rice

Recipe of the Week: Nancy’s Mud Pie

Ingredients

1 Small Cup of Currants

1 Small Cup of Sultanas

1 Egg

2tbsp Caster Sugar

1tsp Cinnamon

Method

Line a 10inch flat tin with shortcrust pastry (See below recipe or buy at supermarket!)

Sprinkle dried fruit onto pastry base, stir together the egg, cinnamon and sugar, and pour over the dried fruit

Bake at 350 °F or 180°C until ready, approx 30 minutes

Shortcrust Pastry

Ingredients

8 ounces of Plain Flour

8 ounces of Self-Raising Flour

4 ounces of Caster Sugar

4 ounces of Margarine

4 ounces of Lard

1 Egg- whisked

A little Water or Milk ,if required

Method

Sift the flour and sugar into a large bowl. Rub the margarine and lard into the flour and sugar, till the mix resembles fine bread crumbs.

Add the egg and water/milk, if required, and knead the mixture together till it forms a soft smooth ball

Recipe of The Week: Carrot and Orange Soup

Perfect dish to help get through the cold weather this winter, try this simple Carrot and Orange soup!

Tune in on Friday 8am-10am to The Breakfast Show with Kenny to hear the next Recipe of The Week early!

Ingredients

1 pound of carrots, peeled and diced

1 onion, peeled and finely chopped

1 small potato, peeled and diced

1½ pint of chicken stock 2 oranges – juice only

1½ ounces of butter or margarine

1 Bay leaf

Method

In a large pot, gently fry carrot and onion in the butter till the onion is soft. Add the potato, chicken stock, juice of 1 orange and Bay leaf.

Bring to the boil and simmer for approximately 20 minutes till all the vegetables are soft. Remove the bay leaf.

Pass the soup through a serve or blitz in a blender to produce a smooth creamy soup. Add the juice of the 2nd orange, season to taste and serve hot – with a wee swirl of cream.

Avondale Radio is coming to the Strathaven Show!

Coming to the Strathaven Agricultural show this Saturday? Look out for our Avondale Radio Volunteers!

Its going to be a fantastic day out for the whole family, you’ll find plenty to do. So why not come down look out for our logo, say Hi and give us your requests!

For more information visit their Facebook here

Avondale Radio at Strathaven Balloon Festival 2022

We are delighted to announce that the Avondale Radio Team will be attending the Strathaven Balloon Festival on Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th of August.

This time bringing our new Avondale Radio Band who will include our presenters and team members Kenny, Nancy, Stevie Max, Alan & Louise Mairs playing a mixture of some well known tunes so watch out for them playing on Saturday!

As always look out for our logo and volunteers at our booth this weekend who are ready to take any and all requests, so come and say hi!

For more information visit their Facebook here

Avondale Radio in Daily Record Article: ‘Wind farm funding boost gets Lanarkshire community radio station on the airwaves’

Our Avondale Radio Team have been included in this amazing article from the Daily Record all about the start of Avondale radio and the crucial grant funding we have received from the Banks Renewables’ Kype Muir Wind Farm community fund which has helped our small community radio station in just 5 months grow to over 25,000 listeners!

Without funding like this we wouldn’t be able to broadcast our incredible range of shows all over Avondale for our listeners. So a big thanks to Kype Muir Wind Farm community fund for giving us that support!

If you want to read the whole article click here

Avondale Radio at Glassford Gala 2022!

Avondale Radio are delighted to be attending the Glassford Gala day on Saturday 18th of June!

The whole day will be packed with lots of exciting events including lots of attractions, rides and stalls for the whole family.

We are looking forward to seeing all of our listeners and don’t forget to look out for our logo and volunteers who are happy to have a chat and take any requests!

For more information visit their Facebook Page

Avondale Radio at Strathaven Gala 2022

Avondale Radio are delighted to be attending the Strathaven Gala day on Saturday 11th of June!

The whole day will be packed with lots of exciting events including the parade, lots of attractions, rides and stalls for the whole family in George Allan Park.

We are looking forward to seeing all of our listeners and don’t forget to look out for our logo and volunteers who are happy to have a chat and take any requests!

For more information visit their Facebook Page

Avondale Radio at Stonehouse Gala Day

Avondale Radio are delighted to be attending the Stonehouse Gala day on Saturday 4th the of June!

The whole day will be packed with lots of exciting events including the fancy dress parade, various children’s rides, attractions & events in the Alexander Hamilton Memorial Park.

Don’t forget to look out for our logo and volunteers who are happy to have a chat and take any requests!

For more information visit here

Avondale Radio at Hangarfest 2022

Avondale Radio will be at Hangarfest on Saturday 4th June 2022!

Across nine venues the music festival will feature the best rock bands and local talent from Strathaven and the surrounding area.

Our volunteers will be out and about around the venues so keep an eye out for our logo and come and say Hi!

For more info on Hangarfest visit their Facebook page here