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How to Cook Ham Hock and Black Eyed Peas

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 4 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Ham Hock and Black Eyed Peas: 2 cups black-eyed peas, dried 2 lbs ham hocks, smoked 2 medium celery stalks, trimmed 1 cup onions, roughly chopped 1 red chili pepper Salt and freshly ground black pepper Cooking instructions for Ham Hock and Black Eyed Peas: Dump the ... Read More »

How to Cook Rag Pudding

Serves: 5 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 3 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Rag Pudding: 450 gm ground beef 4 large potatoes, chopped into dices 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 170 gm self-raising flour 120 ml milk 120 ml port 200 gm suet 2 tbsp olive oil Knob of butter 1 tbsp corn flour 1 beef stock pot ... Read More »

How to Bake Wild Mushrooms and Parmesan Custard

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Wild Mushrooms and Parmesan Custard: 3 ½ oz yellow chanterelle mushrooms, rinsed and coarsely chopped 3 ½ oz porcini mushrooms, rinsed and coarsely chopped 2 thin pancetta slices, sliced into thin strips 4 ¼ oz parmesan cheese, grated 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped ½ shallot, ... Read More »

How to Cook Glamorgan Sausages

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Glamorgan Sausages: For the sausages: 5 oz Caerphilly cheese, finely grated 6 oz fresh white breadcrumbs 2 eggs, separated 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 4 oz leeks, trimmed and finely sliced ½ tsp sea salt, flaked Freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp ... Read More »

How to Bake Fruit Dripping Cake

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: over 2 hours Ingredients needed to make Fruit Dripping Cake: For the cake: 8 oz mixed dried fruits 8 oz whole meal flour 4 eggs, slightly beaten 3 ½ oz clarified beef dripping ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 8 fl oz water ¼ tsp ground allspice ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ... Read More »

How to Make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle: For the prunes: 60 prunes, pitted 1 vanilla bean, split longitudinally, seeds scraped out, pod reserved 1 ½ cups tawny port 2 ¼ cups dry red wine Two 3’’ cinnamon sticks 1 cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar ¼ tsp fine salt To assemble: ... Read More »

How to Bake Brandy Snaps

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Brandy Snaps: For the brandy snaps: 4 oz plain flour 4 oz caster sugar 4 tbsp golden syrup 1 t ground ginger 4 oz butter 2 tbsp brandy For the filling: 10 fl oz double cream 3 ½ oz chocolate hazelnut spread 1 vanilla pod, split and ... Read More »

How to Cook Braised Duck

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 hour 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Braised Duck: 3 lb ducks and giblets 8 oz bacon lardons 1 lb peas, podded 4 oz leeks, diced 4 oz carrots, diced 1 lettuce, shredded 8 oz small button onions 1 ¾ pints chicken stock 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 tbsp fresh mint, ... Read More »

How to Bake Bacon and Cheese Straws

Yields: 14 Preparation time: 20 mins + 30 mins (inactive) Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients needed to make Bacon and Cheese Straws: One 13 oz puff pastry 3 ½ oz mature cheddar, grated 14 streaky bacon slices 1 tbsp English mustard All purpose flour, for dusting 1 egg, lightly beaten Freshly ground black pepper Cooking instructions for Bacon and Cheese Straws: Spread ... Read More »

How to Bake Rascals

Yields: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Rascals: 5 ½ oz self-raising flour, sifted 5 ½ oz plain flour, sifted 4 ½ oz butter, diced 4 oz mixed dried fruits 1 ¾ oz mixed peel 2 fl oz milk 2 tsp baking powder 1 egg, lightly beaten along with a splash of milk to ... Read More »