Recipe of the Week: Chicken and Pea Risotto

For two people Ingredients 130 grammes arborio/risotto rice 2 cups chicken, cooked and cut into bite size 1 cup frozen peas 50 grammes parmesan cheese grated Good quality chicken stock Salt and pepper Method If you’ve got some meat left on a chicken after a roast dinner – remove the meat, cut into bite sizeContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Chicken and Pea Risotto”

Recipe of the Week: Crunchy Topped Cod

Ingredients 2 x 5 ounce pieces of cod loin 1 large beef or similar tomato 2 tbsp breadcrumbs (gluten free if needed) 2 tbsp chopped parsley 2 tsp olive oil 2 tsp lemon juice finely grated rind of half lemon Method Heat the oven to 350°F/180°C,/160°C fan. Place the cod in a shallow casserole dish,Continue reading “Recipe of the Week: Crunchy Topped Cod”

Recipe of the Week: Nancy’s Granola

Ingredients 16 ounces porridge oats 2.5 ounces sunflower seeds 2.5 ounces pumpkin seeds 1/2 teaspoon salt 7 tablespoons melted coconut oil 8 tablespoons maple syrup 2 ounces dried cranberries – chopped Method Heat oven to 160°C /140°c fan Put oats, seeds, salt in a bowl and mix well. Add coconut oil and maple syrup andContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Nancy’s Granola”

Recipe of the Week: Christmas Turkey Soup

Still got leftovers? Don’t worry we have the perfect recipe to help use everything up! Ingredients 1 ounce butter 2 leeks thinly sliced 1 large carrot peeled and thinly sliced 1 medium parsnip peeled and thinly sliced 1 ounce plain flour 2 pints hot homemade turkey stock Salt and pepper 3 ounces cooked turkey cutContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Christmas Turkey Soup”

Recipe of the Week: Mince Pie Martini

Kick back after cooking for Christmas this week with the Mince Pie Martini! Ingredients for the mincemeat syrup 100g light soft brown sugar 50g mincemeat 2 teaspoons mixed spice Gently bring to the boil in a pan – allow to cool, before straining through a fine sieve or muslin if you have it. Retain theContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Mince Pie Martini”

Recipe of the Week: Nancy’s Fruit Loaf

Ingredients 4 ounces margarine 1 cup sugar (caster, granulated, soft brown) 2 cups dried fruit/dates 1 cup water 1 teaspoon of ground ginger 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup self raising flour (seived) 1 cup plain flour (seived) 2 medium eggs (whisked) Method In a pan put margarine, sugar, dried fruit/datesContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Nancy’s Fruit Loaf”

Recipe of the Week: Spicy Roasted Parsnip Soup

The perfect thing to help heat you up this winter, our Spicy Roasted Parsnip Soup! Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp coriander seeds, cumin seeds, ground turmeric ¹/² tsp mustard seeds, black pepper 1 large onion peeled and cut into 8 chunks 2 cloves garlic, peeled 675g of peeled,diced parsnip 2 plum tomatoes 1.2Continue reading “Recipe of the Week: Spicy Roasted Parsnip Soup”

Recipe of the Week: Hope’s Shortbread including Vegan/ Gluten Free version

A simple easy recipe for all to enjoy baking and don’t worry we have a vegan/ gluten free version for you to try out! Ingredients 8 ounces plain flour 4 ounces rice flour 4 ounces caster sugar 8 ounces butter Method Sift flour into a large bowl and add in the butter in cubes. RubContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Hope’s Shortbread including Vegan/ Gluten Free version”

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 DemeraraContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Aunt Jean’s Sweet and Sour Pork Chops”

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 atContinue reading “Recipe of the Week: Nancy’s Mud Pie”