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Baked Scotch Eggs Recipe

Baked Scotch Eggs are easy to make and, if you have a few leftover hard boiled eggs around, can be a great way to use them. I like to make up a few of these for breakfast or brunch. Scotch eggs are great to serve on toast or with a bit of greens. This recipe also includes a dijon sauce ... Read More »

How to Bake Tuna Casserole

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Tuna Casserole: 2 cans (5 oz each) chunk light tuna, drained 12 oz fusilli pasta 1/3 cup minced shallots 2 cups cremini mushrooms, sliced 1 cup kale, shredded 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 3 tbsp capers, drained ½ cup Italian parsley, finely chopped ¾ cup Parmesan ... Read More »

How to Bake Plum Buckle

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Plum Buckle: For the pecan topping: ½ cup pecans, finely chopped ¼ cup all purpose flour ½ tsp ground cumin ¼ cup light brown sugar, packed 2 tbsp unsalted butter, plus more for greasing Pinch of fine salt For the batter: 1 lb plums, pitted and sliced ... Read More »

How to Bake Pie and Mash

Serves: 5 Preparation time: 2 hours Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Pie and Mash: For the filling: 500 gm ground beef 250 gm beef stock 250 ml beef broth 1 ½ tbsp all purpose flour For the flaky pastry: 225 gm all purpose flour 80 gm unsalted butter 80 gm lard Pinch of salt For the suet pastry: ... Read More »

How to Cook Beef Rendang

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 3 ½ hours Ingredients needed to make Beef Rendang: 3 lb 5 oz beef chuck roast, trimmed and chopped into 1 ¼’’ cubes 3 medium red onions, quartered 2 ½ oz galangal, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 garlic cloves, peeled 3 plump red chilies, coarsely chopped 2 lemongrass stalks, outer leaves discarded and ... Read More »

How to Make Salad Olivier

Serves: 10-15 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Salad Olivier: 5 large carrots Bunch of green onion Bunch of fresh cilantro Bunch of fresh dill 6 medium russet potatoes 1 can (15 oz) sweet peas 5 eggs 3 hot dogs 6 dill pickles 5 tbsp mayonnaise 8 oz sour cream 2 tsp white pepper, crushed ... Read More »

How to Cook Nasi Lemak

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time:1 hour Ingredients needed to make Nasi Lemak: For the coconut rice: 2 cups white rice 1 small can (5.6 oz) coconut milk 3 screwpine leaves, tied together in a knot Water, as required Salt to taste For the tamarind juice: Ping-pong ball sized tamarind pump 1 cup water For sambal ikan bilis: 1 ... Read More »

How to Cook Coquilles Saint-Jacques

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Coquilles Saint-Jacques: 1 ½ lb sea scallops 1/3 cup gruyere cheese, grated ¼ cup all purpose flour 3 tbsp bread crumbs 4 tbsp butter 2 tbsp butter, melted 1 cup chopped onion 8 oz fresh mushrooms, rinsed and sliced 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp cognac ... Read More »

How to Make Som Tam Thai

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins + 30 mins (inactive) Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Som Tam Thai: 1 green papaya, peeled, ends trimmed, deseeded and julienned 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 ½ cups loosely packed Thai basil, roughly chopped 2 Thai chillies, stemmed, deseeded and finely chopped 4 oz Asian-style beef jerky, shredded roughly 2 tbsp fresh ... Read More »

How to Make Clootie Pudding

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: over 4 hours Ingredients needed to make Clootie Pudding: 8 oz all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 4 oz suet, shredded 1 large egg 8 z clotted cream 1 tbsp black treacle 6 oz caster sugar, plus more for dusting 1 apple, roughly grated 3 oz currants 2 oz Muscatel raisins 4 ... Read More »