1 Jan, 2015

Crab and prawn tostadas

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Crab and prawn tostadas - Tostada is a Spanish word meaning "toasted". In Mexico and other parts of Hispanic America it is the name of different local dishes which are toasted or use a toasted ingredient as the main base of their preparation. - crab meat, prawns (cooked and shelled), lime juice (plus lime zest), [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Spinach and ricotta strudels

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Spinach and ricotta strudels - Fresh and creamy filo parcels, crispy, but light. Perfect for a vegetarian starter or canapè. - fresh spinach (cooked and finely chopped), ricotta cheese, egg (beaten), salt and pepper (freshly ground), freshly grated nutmeg, filo pastry (shop bought), melted butter, sesame seeds (or poppy seeds - optional for serving), Preheat [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Thai chicken skewers & peanut sauce

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Thai chicken skewers & peanut sauce - Thai marinated chicken skewers with peanut dipping sauce. This recipe does require some assembly, but you can marinade overnight and make the dipping sauce in advance. - chicken breast (boneless), marinade: peanut oil (sesame or sunflower/vegetable alternatives), lime (juice only), fresh ginger (peeled and grated), lemongrass (chopped), red [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Pumpernickel, salmon and mascarpone

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Pumpernickel, salmon and mascarpone - Pumpernickel is a kind of rye bread and this is served with smoked salmon, dill and marscapone cream. Delicious little canapes for any party. This recipe requires no cooking! - pumpernickel bread (sliced), dill, lemon, mascarpone, white wine vinegar, smoked salmon, salt and pepper (freshly ground), Cut out circles of [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Spiced lamb kofta

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Spiced lamb kofta - In the simplest form, Koftas consist of balls of minced or ground meat, usually beef or lamb mixed with spices and/or onions. - onion (finely diced), garlic (crushed), minced lamb (neck or leg), smoked paprika, ground allspice, ground cinnamon, ground cumin, mint (roughly chopped), coriander (roughly chopped), olive oil, salt and [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Tzatziki

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Tzatziki - Tzatziki is a Greek originated sauce served with grilled meats or as a dip. It is made of strained yogurt mixed with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, sometimes lemon juice, and dill, mint, or parsley and served cold. A perfect accompaniment to the grilled meats & fish of a summer BBQ! - cucumber [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Honey glazed sausages

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Honey glazed sausages - Honey coated sausages with side serving of celeriac dip - sausages: chipolata (or 120 cocktail sausages), wholegrain mustard, honey (runny), celeriac mash: celeriac, crème fraîche, wholegrain mustard, salt and pepper (to taste), sausages: Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.; If using chipolata sausages, make them into cocktail size by twisting each sausage [...]