Food And Nutrition

Sour Cream Apple Pie With Streusel Topping

A tasty spiced streusel tops this sour cream apple pie. With no top crust, it eliminates much of the pastry work. This recipe includes an easy food processor pastry recipe, but you can cut prep time significantly with a frozen crust or refrigerated pastry sheet. Ingredients For the Pie Crust: 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

How To Make the Best Pasta Salad Without Mayo

The Best Pasta for Pasta Salad The best pasta for pasta salad isn’t actually elbow macaroni, which is susceptible to sogginess. Instead choose a small, short pasta like fusilli or even penne. Dry pasta — not fresh or frozen (sorry, tortellini!) — will hold up much better to dressing, storage, and stirring. Boil the pasta […]

Preparing Yorkshire pudding

Yorkshire pudding recipe is easy and foolproof. She’s been making them to serve with Sunday lunches for many years. Watch the video and she’ll show you how to make Yorkshire puddings too! Equipment and preparation: you will need a 12-hole deep bun tin, or two four-hole Yorkshire pudding tins or a large roasting tin. Each […]

Preparing Caponata

This authentic caponata is somewhere between a stew and a salad. Sweet and sour aubergines mix with salty olives, capers and tangy tomatoes. Best eaten at room temperature or just warm, this is our dream lunch, served with crusty ciabatta. Ingredients 4 medium aubergines, chopped into 2cm/1in cubes salt and freshly ground black pepper 3-4 tbsp extra […]

Sweetcorn fritters with sweet chilli dip

These fritters made from tinned sweetcorn pop with fresh chilli and herbs. They’re so easy and quick to make that you could easily make them for lunch, or go for the full slaw side for dinner. Each serving provides 397 kcal, 14g protein, 53g carbohydrates (of which 20g sugars), 12.5g fat (of which 3g saturates), […]

Crock Pot Hamburger Soup

Hamburger soup is an old-fashioned family favorite that is both easy and budget-friendly. Dry onion soup mix, tomato sauce, and beef stock make a flavorful broth, while the ground beef, pasta, and a variety of vegetables make it a nutritious, stick-to-your-ribs soup. Feel free to use less pasta for a lower carb version, or replace […]

Californian sourdough chicken open sandwich

This is my wife’s combo idea and a celebration of really great Californian sourdough bread. Ingredients 1 large chicken breast, skin removed 2 large slices sourdough bread 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 small Little Gem lettuce, leaves separated 2 tomatoes, preferably a sweet, deep-flavoured heirloom variety, thinly sliced 1 avocado, peeled, stone removed, sliced salt and black pepper For the […]

Leftover lamb pilau

Looking for a recipe to use up leftover roast lamb from a Sunday roast? This easy lamb pilau is full of flavour, but not too spicy for the kids to enjoy. Serve on its own or with plain yoghurt. Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 large onion , finely chopped 3 garlic cloves , finely chopped 4 cloves 8 cardamom pods , crushed […]

Chicken saag

This comforting chicken curry only needs a handful of ingredients to become something delicious! Serve with small portions of rice, naan bread or roti. Ingredients 1½ tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 25g/1oz piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 heaped tsp medium curry powder ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes (optional) 250/9oz […]

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