RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeBerry cheesecakeStrawberry cheesecakeA simple and delicious cheesecake, which is quick and easy to make. A prepared disgestive biscuit base is filled with a cream cheese filling, chilled and served with fresh strawberries.879 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 225g cream cheese, softened5 tablespoons caster sugar200ml double cream, whipped1 (23cm) prepared digestive biscuit base175g sliced fresh strawberriesMethodPrep:10min ›Extra time:2hr chilling › Ready in:2hr10minBeat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
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RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryLambBBQ lambLamb is marinated in a flavourful blend of olive oil, sherry vinegar, garlic and herbs, then threaded onto rosemary sprigs instead of the usual bamboo skewers. The salsa verde sounds posh, but couldn& 39;t be simpler to make. All in all an easy recipe that is full of flavour and sure to impress!
RecipesIngredientsVegetableRoot vegetablesPotato Potato side dishesBaked potatoThis is the closest I can get to the real thing. Try adding oregano for traditional Greek flavour.581 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 75ml olive oil350ml water2 cloves garlic, finely chopped60ml fresh lemon juice1 teaspoon dried thyme1 teaspoon dried rosemary2 chicken stock cubesground black pepper to taste6 potatoes, peeled and quarteredMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr30min ›Ready in:1hr45minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeBreadBrown breadWholemeal breadHere & 39;s a delicious way to get some fibre into your diet: sesame, flax, poppy and sunflower seeds in a buttermilk honey wholemeal bread. Thankfully this recipe makes two loaves!65 people made thisIngredientsServes: 20 1 (7g) sachet dried active baking yeast1 teaspoon caster sugar175ml (6 fl oz) warm water (45 C)350ml (12 fl oz) buttermilk2 tablespoons butter, melted3 tablespoons honey1 dessertspoon salt2 tablespoons sesame seeds2 tablespoons flax seeds2 tablespoons poppy seeds2 tablespoons sunflower seeds250g (8 oz) wholemeal flour550g (1 1/4 lb) bread flourMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:2hr › Ready in:3hrIn a small bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar in the warm water.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceI live in Turkey and love ordering haydari. You can even serve it with toasted pitta triangles as a party nibble.18 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 500g natural yoghurt5 cloves garlic1 pinch salt1 bunch fresh dill, chopped1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped100g cream cheese, softened2 mint leaves, for garnishMethodPrep:15min ›Extra time:8hr resting › Ready in:8hr15minLine a sieve with two layers of muslin and place over a medium bowl.
RecipesDiet & lifestyleVegetarianVegetarian mealsYou can& 39;t fit any more vegetables into this delectable bake. This feeds a large crowd, but is quite forgiving if you want to decrease the recipe for 4 or 8 people.95 people made thisIngredientsServes: 36 8 large aubergines8 large potatoes8 green peppers8 large onions8 courgette6 tomatoes450g fresh green beans450g whole fresh mushrooms2 bulbs garlic, cloves separated and peeled4 tablespoons chopped fresh dill4 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil450g passata175ml olive oilsalt and pepper to tasteMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:2hr30min ›Extra time:3hr soaking › Ready in:6hr30minPrepare the aubergine before assembling ingredients, by cutting them into 5cm chunks and putting them into an extra large bowl with salted water to cover.
RecipesDish typeCakeCelebration cakesBirthday cakeThis is a classic Black Forest cake recipe that never really goes out of style. Perfect for birthdays or special occasions.15 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 250g plain flour350g caster sugar1 teaspoon baking powder3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda1/4 teaspoon salt320ml water110g butter or margarine2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 eggs85g cooking chocolate, melted75g butter500g icing sugar, sifted4 tablespoons milk50g unsweetened cocoa powder1 (425g) tin black cherries, drained with juice reserved1 tablespoon cornflour6 teaspoons orange liqueurMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:1hr35minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeStartersStarters with eggsDevilled eggsThese devilled eggs are perfectly spiced with a bit of a Cajun-inspired kick. You can also use a Cajun seasoning blend in this recipe.156 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 6 eggs2 tablespoons mayonnaise1 teaspoon Dijon mustard1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepperMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:30minPlace eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkRoast porkPork loinThis is a great autumn roast. Those who love to mingle sweet and savoury flavours will adore this!236 people made thisIngredientsServes: 14 1 teaspoon dried sage1 teaspoon dried thyme1 teaspoon dried rosemary1 teaspoon dried marjoramsalt and pepper to taste2.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef burgersThese lamb and beef burgers are meant to taste like the gyros we& 39;ve all enjoyed on our Greek holidays. Serve on warm pitta bread with tzatziki sauce, and thinly sliced onion, tomato and lettuce.267 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 225g lean minced beef225g lean minced lamb1/2 onion, grated2 cloves garlic, pressed1 slice bread, toasted and crumbled1/2 teaspoon dried savoury1/2 teaspoon ground allspice1/2 teaspoon ground coriander1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1 dash ground cuminMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:20minPreheat an outdoor BBQ for medium-high heat, and lightly oil grate.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefCuts of beefSteakFillet steakFillet steak with peppercorn sauce. There& 39;s nothing like a classic when you want to serve something elegant to your guests. It& 39;s actually a very simple recipe that will become a tried-and-true favourite.176 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 tablespoons coarsely crushed black peppercorns4 (170g) beef fillet steaks, 3cm thicksalt to taste1 tablespoon butter1 teaspoon olive oil5 tablespoons beef stock250ml double creamMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minPlace the peppercorns into a shallow bowl.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkCuts of porkPork filletIn this mouth-watering satay recipe, the dipping sauce doubles as a marinade. It& 39;s really a no-fuss recipe made with simple ingredients that results in something spectacular! Guests will love this.70 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 cloves garlic4 to 6 spring onions, chopped1 tablespoon chopped fresh root ginger150g roasted, salted peanuts2 tablespoons lemon juice2 tablespoons honey125ml soy sauce2 teaspoons crushed coriander seed1 teaspoon crushed red chillies125ml chicken stock110g melted butter675g pork fillet, cut into 2.
RecipesDish typeSide dishSauceThis is a delicious horseradish sauce recipe that is ready in mere minutes. Keep leftovers in the fridge.43 people made thisIngredientsServes: 20 4 tablespoons mayonnaise8 tablespoons prepared horseradish2 tablespoons Dijon mustard175ml double cream, whipped to soft peaks1 pinch caster sugar, or to tastesalt and black pepper to tasteMethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10minStir the mayonnaise, horseradish and Dijon mustard in a bowl until evenly combined.
RecipesDish typeDrinkCocktailsRum cocktailsThis is a refreshing cocktail served in Jamaica. A cool blend of rum cream liqueur, coffee liqueur, strawberry syrup, banana and milk.49 people made thisIngredientsServes: 1 1 measure rum cream liqueur1 measure coffee flavoured liqueur1 measure milk1/2 1 measure strawberry flavoured syrup1/2 banana1 scoop crushed iceMethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10minIn a blender, combine rum cream liqueur, coffee liqueur, milk and strawberry syrup.
RecipesDish typeCakeCelebration cakesWedding cakeThis is a famous family recipe. This cake makes a wonderful birthday cake, or a base for a unique wedding cake.357 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 225ml buttermilk1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda220g butter or margarine400g caster sugar5 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract75g desiccated coconut1 teaspoon baking powder250g plain flour225g cream cheese110g butter1 teaspoon vanilla extract480g icing sugar2 tablespoons single cream60g chopped walnuts75g desiccated coconutMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:1hr5minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeDrinkCocktailsMocktailsIf you like frilly girly drinks, this smoothie-like concoction is for you. Pineapple juice, ginger ale and coconut milk combine in the blender for a cool and refreshing drink that will make you feel like you& 39;re strolling along a Caribbean beach. Paper brolly optional!
RecipesDish typeDessertFrozen dessertsIce creamVanilla ice creamThis vanilla ice cream recipe is truly special. The vanilla bean gives unbeatable vanilla flavour, and the honey and dark brown soft sugar give it a rich, buttery taste that will have you making this recipe again and again.132 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 475ml milk1 (18cm) vanilla bean, split lengthways6 egg yolks220g dark brown soft sugar3 tablespoons honey1/4 teaspoon salt475ml double creamMethodPrep:20min ›Extra time:4hr chilling › Ready in:4hr20minIn a medium pan, heat the milk and vanilla bean to simmering.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesFruit biscuits and cookiesThe sweet, chewy filling of these fig-filled biscuits is made of dried figs, sultanas, almonds and cinnamon. A pinch of black pepper adds a secret something that truly makes these biscuits special.21 people made thisIngredientsServes: 24 300g plain flour5 tablespoons caster sugar1/4 teaspoon baking powder130g butter or margarine120ml milk1 egg, beaten300g dried figs125g sultanas4 tablespoons flaked almonds4 tablespoons caster sugar4 tablespoons hot water1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 pinch ground black pepperMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:25min ›Extra time:2hr chilling › Ready in:2hr50minIn a large mixing bowl, combine flour, 5 tablespoons sugar and baking powder.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesAlmond biscuits and cookiesThis biscuit is deliciously chewy on the inside, with a wonderful crispiness on the outside. Well worth the effort!76 people made thisIngredientsServes: 72 900g almond paste125g plain flour8 egg whites400g caster sugar250g icing sugar200g flaked almondsMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:50minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeRicotta cheesecakeRicotta cheesecake is a delicious alternative to the usual cheesecake made with cream cheese. A touch of whisky is optional!30 people made thisIngredientsServes: 16 9 eggs1.3kg ricotta cheese1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon ground cinnamon200g caster sugar1 teaspoon grated orange zest1 measure whisky, optionalMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:4hr chilling › Ready in:5hr20minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
RecipesDiet & lifestyleVegetarianVegetarian mealsThis recipe is made simple with ready-to-eat polenta. Polenta slices are pan fried, topped with veg, tomato pasta sauce and cheese, then baked till golden and bubbly.152 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 3 carrots, sliced1 large courgette, sliced1 large yellow courgette, sliced1 red onion, chopped1 red pepper, chopped250ml tomato pasta sauce4 tablespoons olive oil1 pinch garlic saltground black pepper to taste175g grated mozzarella cheese40g grated Parmesan cheese500g ready-to-eat polentaMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:40min ›Extra time:5min cooling › Ready in:1hr5minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.