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Strawberry Liqueur recipe
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Strawberry Liqueur recipe

RecipesDish typeDrinkThis is a delicious fruit liqueur, made by steeping super-ripe strawberries with sugar, water and vodka for 30 days. For best flavour, use freshly picked strawberries.45 people made thisIngredientsServes: 25 350g very ripe strawberries350g caster sugar125ml water325ml vodkaMethodPrep:10min ›Extra time:30days soaking › Ready in:30days10minHull strawberries, lightly rinse and then put them in a glass jar.

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Persian cupcakes recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeMini cakesThese cupcakes are simple to make, light and not too sweet. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.25 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 24 cakes250g plain flour1 teaspoon baking powder4 eggs250g caster sugar340g unsalted butter, melted250g natural yoghurt1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom1 tablespoon rose water55g flaked almonds1 1/2 tablespoons chopped pistachio nutsMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:45minPreheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Jacket potatoes with chicken recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenChicken breastJacket potatoes filled with chicken mixed with soft cheese and spring onions, a good summer dish! It& 39;s a perfect use for chicken leftovers.Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK10 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 4 jacket potatoes with chicken4 large baking potatoes, pricked250g cooked chicken breasts, diced4 spring onions, sliced thickly250g low-fat soft cheeseMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr30min ›Ready in:1hr45minBake the potatoes in a preheated oven for about 60-90 minutes until tender, or cook in a microwave on high power for 15 minutes for quickness!
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Cheese and jalapeño cornbread recipe

RecipesDish typeBreadBread without yeastCornbreadRenowned as a culinary delight across Latin America, cornbread is best served warm and straight out the oven. It& 39;s savoury, but contains a moreish, gentle sweetness in every bite. Simply irresistible.11 people made thisIngredientsServes: 16 200g yellow cornmeal or polenta flour100g plain flour, sifted2 tsp baking powder1 tbsp Discovery® Fajita Seasoning Mix2 tsp sugar1/2 tsp salt50g mature Cheddar, grated1 tbsp Discovery® Red Jalapeños350ml milk1 tbsp olive oil1 eggMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:35minPreheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
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Easy Chicken Wontons recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenThis is an easy way to use up small amounts of leftover chicken, and no one fights over white or dark meat! Just wrap leftover chicken in wonton wrappers and bake until crispy. You can buy wonton wrappers at Chinese and Asian supermarkets.
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Traditional beef stifado recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefCuts of beefSteakStewing steakStifado is Greek for & 39;stew& 39; and a stifado recipe typically calls for rabbit, beef or even beef heart. This beef stifado is simply delicious and like any other stifado I recommend serving it with rice, chips, mashed potato or simply loads of crusty bread!
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Poached pears in red wine recipe

RecipesDish typeDessertFruit dessertsPear dessertsPoached pearsPoached pears make for a simple but elegant dessert, especially for a dinner party when you want a light ending to a special meal. Serve warm or cold with Greek yoghurt or cream.Recipe by:Cambridgeshire, England, UK154 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 750ml red wine2 cinnamon sticksHalf lemon zestPinch ground cloves1 tbsp Cointreau8 pears, such as Forelle, peeled leaving stalks300g sugarMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr20min ›Ready in:1hr35minPlace the red wine in a large saucepan and bring to the boil.
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Baked apple cups recipe

RecipesDish typeDessertFruit dessertsApple dessertsBaked applesThese baked apple cups make for a simply delicious dessert, and really showcase the flavour of in-season apples.Recipe by:Cambridgeshire, England, UK1 person made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 large Granny Smith apples100g dried dates, chopped100g raisins, chopped2 tbsp light muscovado sugar1 tsp mixed spice1 small orange, zest and spice1 dollop Greek yoghurt or fromage frais, to serveMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:1hr ›Ready in:1hr20minPreheat the oven to 150 C / Gas 2.
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Chilled Beetroot Soup recipe

RecipesDish typeSoupVegetable soup Root vegetable soupBorschtJarred beetroot are great for this recipe, making it ready in minutes. Try serving with a dollop of soured cream.41 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 (284ml) tub soured cream2 tablespoons lemon juice1/2 small onion175g (6 oz) cooked beetrootcrushed iceMethodPrep:5min ›Ready in:5minPlace soured cream, lemon juice, onion and beetroot into a food processor or blender and purée until mixture is smooth.
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Chicken Dijon with Fresh Herbs recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenThis is my version of a classic French recipe that I have adapted for quick and easy preparation. You may wish to adjust the quantity of tarragon to taste.130 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard2 tablespoons honeysmall handful chopped fresh tarragonsmall handful chopped fresh basil2 to 3 sprigs thyme, stems removed1/8 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons olive oil4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets225ml (8 fl oz) white wineMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:30minIn a small bowl, blend Dijon and honey.
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Cottage pie recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef pie A beautiful homemade supper that will never go out of fashion. A home-cooked, rustic treat.11 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1 tablespoon olive oil1kg (2 1/4 lb) beef mincesea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste500g (1 1/4 lb) onions, finely chopped2 cloves garlic, crushed2 sprigs thyme, chopped2 tablespoon tomato purée1 tablespoon flour200ml (7 fl oz) red wine5 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce1L (1 3/4 pints) chicken stock1kg (2 1/4 lb) Desirée potatoes, peeled and halved2 egg yolksMethodPrep:55min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:1hr25minPreheat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6.
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Chickpea and Courgette Stir-Fry recipe

RecipesDish typeSide dishVegetable side dishesCourgette side dishesFresh herbs are sautéed with garlic in olive oil, then cooked with chickpeas, courgette, mushrooms and tomatoes. Add as many or as few ingredients as you like.197 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons olive oilsmall handful chopped fresh oreganosmall handful chopped fresh basil1 clove garlic, crushedfreshly ground black pepper to taste1 (400g) tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed1 large courgette, halved and sliced50g (2 oz) mushrooms, slicedsmall handful chopped fresh coriander1 tomato, choppedMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:45minHeat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
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Una Grant's wheaten bread recipe

RecipesDish typeBreadBread without yeastSoda breadWheaten soda breadMy mum has been making this wheaten soda bread on a daily basis for the last 30 years - in fact, maybe more than that! Recently, she started sprinkling the dough with sesame and pumpkin seeds which adds a delicious nutty flavour to it.
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Courgette and carrot slice recipe

RecipesDish typeSide dishVegetable side dishesCourgette side dishesA family recipe from Australia, this is great hot or cold. Easily varied to make it your own.Recipe by:Berkshire, England, UK39 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 large courgette, grated (110g)3 large carrots, grated (about 110g)6 eggs125ml oil (preferrably extra virgin olive oil)150g grated cheese1 tablespoon mixed herbssalt and pepper to taste125g plain flourMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hrPlace grated vegetables, eggs, oil and cheese in a large mixing bowl.
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Ultimate chocolate and hazelnut cupcakes recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeCake decoratingIcingButtercream icingA perfectly chocolaty light frosting, topping a delicious chocolate and hazelnut cupcake. Decorate if you like!Recipe by:Oxfordshire, England, UK33 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 14 Cupcakes in muffin cases100g 70 chocolate6 tablespoons milk (semi-skimmed is fine)175g unsalted butter175g caster sugar4 large eggs150g self-raising flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder100g crushed hazelnutsFor the frosting120g 70 chocolate150g unsalted butter160g icing sugar1/2 vanilla podMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:50minCupcakes: Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Mrs Davey's Apple Cake recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitApple cakeThis apple cake recipe was given to me many years ago by a neighbour when we all had a surfeit of apples in our gardens.Recipe by:Gloucestershire, England, UK28 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 450g (1 lb) apples225g (8 oz) self-raising flour55g (2 oz) margarine175g (6 oz) caster sugar1/2 lemon, zested and juiced2 eggs4 tablespoons milk75g (3 oz) soft brown sugar1 teaspoon mixed spice25g (1 oz) walnutsMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr30min ›Ready in:1hr45minPeel, core and thinly slice apples and cover with water.
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Banana Flapjacks recipe

RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesFlapjacksThese are lovely treats for the whole family. I like to eat them at their best, which is when they have just come out of the oven! I made this recipe using a cookbook but added more ingredients and altered it a bit.Recipe by:Devon, England, UK310 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 14 flapjacks200g butter or margarine (or a mix)160g soft brown sugar3 1/2 tablespoons golden syrup450g rolled oats1 bananaMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:25min ›Extra time:2min cooling › Ready in:32minPut the butter and brown sugar into a saucepan.
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Iced latte recipe

RecipesDish typeDrinkPerfect, refreshing and easy. Whizz everything together in a blender to make this summer refresher.Recipe by:mattebbsLincolnshire, England, UK8 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 240ml water240ml milk240ml ice1 tablespoon coffee1 pinch caster sugarMethodPrep:3min ›Ready in:3minPlace all ingredients into a blender and whizz- occasionally let ice fall to the bottom before whizzing again.
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Rhubarb and Cinnamon Jelly recipe

RecipesDish typeDessertFruit dessertsRhubarb dessertsA tasty tea-time treat.Recipe by:London, England, UK2 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 450g (1/2 lb) rhubarb, trimmed and chopped120ml (4 fl oz) orange juicegranulated sugar to taste1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 packet orange jellyMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:20min ›Extra time:2hr chilling › Ready in:2hr30minCut the rhubarb into chunks and stew in the orange juice until soft.
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Basic soup recipe

RecipesDish typeSoupA quick and easy soup recipe. This is a flexible recipe and other ingredients can be added as-required - you can& 39;t really go wrong.Recipe by:Greater Manchester, England, UK4 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 Pan1 onion, chopped1 garlic clove, chopped (optional)1 carrot, chopped (optional)several sausages (optional)1 beef stock cube, or any flavour1 tin chopped tomatoes1 or more dried chillies (optional)1 handful macaroni1 tin baked beans or butter beansMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:35minChop up all the veg.
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Beetroot, goat cheese and walnut salad recipe

RecipesDish typeSaladVegetable saladBeetroot saladThis is a delightfully simple salad, yet so sophisticated and flavourful. I sometimes even use the spreadable kind.Recipe by:Greater London, England, UK65 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 4 starter-sized portions6 beetroots, boiled and peeled60g whole walnuts, toasted1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon good quality balsamic vinegar1 pinch dried oreganosea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste75g soft goat cheeseMethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10minDice the beetroot into 2cm chunks and place in a bowl with the walnuts, olive oil, vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper.
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