Monthly Archives: October 2013

Orzotto with Pancetta and Peas

After watching Nigellissima I had to try this recipe. It is incredibly easy and the results were enjoyed by all.  Just to prove it I took the picture! Ingredients Garlic oil 50g pancetta (or bacon) 1/2 cup frozen peas 11/4 … Continue reading

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Lime and Bitter Chocolate Pie

A family favourite that goes down well at dinner parties.  It came from the back of a tin of condensed milk. Ingredients For the base: 250g digestive biscuits 100g melted butter For the filling: 400g tin of condensed milk (or nearest … Continue reading

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Mayeratti

A tasty supper dish using minced meat and condensed soup.  Not sure where the name came from – I’ve tried googling it but can find nothing!  The nearest to it is an Australian recipe called Baked Spaghetti with Mince and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Almond Cake

The recipe was a closely guarded secret, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s ‘alternative’ chocolate wedding cake was made using 1,700 rich tea biscuits.  The spectacular cake was commissioned by the Duchess of Cambridge for her new husband as an alternative … Continue reading

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Prawns Newburg

Ingredients 2 red onions Small tin of tomatoes 4oz mushrooms 1 level tbsp cornflour 4oz single cream or half fat crème fraiche 1lb cooked prawns 4oz rice A little butter or 1 tsp oil Brandy for flambé (optional) Method Melt … Continue reading

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Quick Jambalaya

This Creole-style rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes is cooked in one pan and is ready in just over 30 minutes, making it a perfect midweek meal for the whole family. Preparation and cooking time: … Continue reading

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