Chicken and mushroom pie

Ingredients:  1 packet of ready rolled puff pastry or short crust if you prefer. half a cooked chicken (or turkey) 1 leek, chopped (or onion) 1/2 packet of smoked streaky bacon cut into little pieces 3/4 oz sliced mushrooms 1 ...
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Rhubarb Jelly Shots

Ingredients: Makes about 30 squares For the rhubarb syrup: 1 pound rhubarb, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup water 2 cups sugar For the jelly: 2 cups of rhubarb syrup, divided 8 packets powdered gelatin, ...
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Chocolate Beetroot Sponge Cake

Ingredients:  250g plain chocolate, broken up 3 large free-range eggs 200g light muscovado sugar 100ml sunflower oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 100g self-raising flour ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp baking powder 50g ...
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Blackberry & apple Yorkshire puddings

Make your Yorkies a sweet treat with this tasty variation, perfect way to finish a Sunday roast.. Ingredients:  25g butter 140g golden caster sugar 4 apples (Cox's are good), peeled, cored and cut into bite-size chunks 1 ...
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Autumn Pear Piccalilli

Ingredients 2 small cauliflowers*, cut into small florets 400g silverskin or pearl onion* 600g courgette*, cut into small chunks 6 firm pear*, cored and cut into small chunks 100g salt 1.7 litres cider vinegar Finger-length piece fresh root ...
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Autumnal Apple and Celeriac Soup

Ingredients 4 tbsp rapeseed oil* 2 onions*, sliced 1 celery stalk*, roughly chopped 1 celeriac*, chopped 4 seasonal apples* (Cox’s/Orange Pippin), cored and quartered A few sprigs of thyme 2 litres vegetable or chicken stock 200ml crème ...
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Courgette Cake With Lemon Butter Icing

Courgette Cake with Lemon Butter Icing Makes 1 loaf cake 2 medium courgettes – 200g approx. 150g very thick natural yogurt 2 large eggs 100ml rapeseed oil 200g SR flour 1 tsp bicarbonate soda 1 tsp ground ginger 150g light ...
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Rhubarb Crumble Cake

Ingredients *400g rhubarb, trimmed cut into 3cm lengths 1 tbsp golden syrup *175g butter, softened plus extra for greasing 175g caster sugar *3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract *2 tbsp whole milk 175g self-raising flour ½ tsp ...
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Rhubarb Lemon Posset

Serves 6 Ingredients *1.5kg rhubarb 3 tbsp Demerara sugar *600ml Guernsey cream or best double cream 125g Caster Sugar Juice of 3 Lemons Method Preheat the oven to 170C, gas mark 5. Cut the rhubarb into 3cm pieces. Put into ...
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Blackberry Chocolate Dessert Cake

  Ingredients *250g butter, chopped  (H.G. Witt & Son) 250g good quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped *1/3 cup of milk (H.G. Witt & Son) *1 cup caster sugar *4 eggs  (King Somborne Eggs) 1/3 cup of plain ...
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