Cookery | Recipes

This is a very small index, I know, but I’ve started putting one together to keep track of all the recipes I will eventually be posting. I started writing here in mid-October 2008 and will try to include a recipe each week.  Stick with me therefore and together we’ll grow (…probably in girth if we eat too much of these goodies)!   😀 

CAKES, SWEETS, PUDDINGS AND BISCUITS

Caramel Croissant Pudding – probably a meal in itself but nonetheless, utterly delicious

Chocolate Tart – perfect for Easter (or anytime for choccie fans)!

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake – perfect for afternoon tea

Melting Chocolate Puddings – Chef Galton Blackiston recipe (my personal favourite version of this delicious dessert)

Molten Chocolate Babycakes – delicious, fluffy and light individual chocolate ‘puddings’ (Nigella Lawson recipe)

Pizza Biscuits – a favourite with children (um, and adults)!

Super-quick chocolate cake – made in a mug, in the microwave in 5 minutes!

MEAT, FISH AND POULTRY

Beef: Hungarian Goulash – a comforting, warming meal in one pot

Beef: Boeuf Bourguignon, classic French recipe – easy to prepare and utterly delicious

Beef: Bolognese Sauce – the authentic, ‘official’ version

Beef: Bolognese Sauce, a la Gentle Voice (my own version plus variations)

Chicken: Baked Lemon and Garlic Chicken with Pilaf Rice

Chicken: Butter Chicken (Indian dish)

Chicken: Citrus Chicken with Chilli New Potatoes

Gravy – for all roasts of meat

Ham in Coca Cola – yes, seriously!  Absolutely delicious…try it and see…

Hungarian Goulash

Sausages – ‘Pigs in Blankets’

Sausages with salami & lentils – simple and delicious

Spaghetti Bolognese – ingredients as decreed by the city of Bologna!

Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce, a la Gentle Voice (my own version plus variations)

Spatchcock Chicken with Lemon and Rosemary (Nigella Lawson)

Steak au Poivre (steak, butter, peppercons, brandy – simple & sublime)

Turkey – Cider Roast Turkey

UK / US Cuts of Beef (info-graphic)

SOUPS, SAUCES AND ACCOMPANIMENTS

Bread Sauce

Brussels Sprouts – How to cook, Nutrition + recipe for Crisp-Topped Sprouts

Carrots – Buttery Caraway Carrots

Dahl – Tomato and Lentil Dahl with Toasted Almonds, a light, nutritious and tasty vegetarian meal

Glazed Apples and Pears with Shallots (usually to have with roast turkey)

Potatoes: Jersey Royal Potatoes, simply boiled

Potatoes: Roast Potatoes, like Mum used to make

Potatoes: Sweet potatoes, roasted with herbs

Rice – Pilaf Rice, simple and tasty method for cooking

Runner Bean Pickles / Quick Pickles

Soup – Mama’s Minestrone

Soup – Slow cooked root vegetable soup

Stock – Turkey Giblet Stock

Stuffing – Chestnut and Cranberry special jewelled stuffing

Bolognese Sauce – the authentic, ‘official’ version

Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce, a la Gentle Voice (my own version plus variations)

Vegetables: Carrots – Buttery Caraway Carrots

Vegetables: Parsnips and Squash – Creamy Parsnip and Squash Bake

TROUBLESHOOTING, COOKING DILEMMAS, FOOD REPAIR & HELP

Aluminium foil and tins – storing food

Baking blind – Cooking terms explained and de-mystified

Beurre Manie – Cooking terms explained & de-mystified

Butter – an explanation of types available and their use

Cooking terms – Baking blind

Christmas meal – organisational and timing chart – plan ahead

Cooking terms – Beurre Manie

Cooking terms – De-glazing

Cooking terms – Mise en place

Cooking terms: UK / US Cuts of Beef (info-graphic)

Cooking with the seasons – Autumn

Cooking with the seasons – Spring

Cooking with the seasons – Summer

Cooking with the seasons – Winter

De-glazing – cooking terms explained & de-mystified

Flour:  substituting plain (all purpose) and self-raising (-rising) flour

Gravy – for all roasts of meat

Kitchen hygiene

Marinating – tenderising cuts of meat, fish and vegetables

Rice – quick tip on how to cook fluffier rice

Spatchcock – what, why and how

Stock – Turkey Giblet Stock

Thanksgiving meal – organisational and timing chart – plan ahead

Too salty, too sweet – restoring the balance

Turkey – Accompanying Vegetables:  Buttery Caraway Carrots

Turkey – Accompanying Vegetables: Crisp-topped Sprouts

Turkey – Accompanying Vegetables: Glazed Apples and Pears with Shallots

Turkey, Buying and Roasting – The Basics

Turkey – Stuffing – Chestnut and Cranberry, special jewelled stuffing

Turkey – Thanksgiving/Christmas – Cider Roast Turkey

Turkey – stock (using the giblets)

Turkey, Thawing a frozen Turkey (this link will take you to the British Food Standards Agency website)

UK / US Cuts of Beef (info-graphic)

VEGETARIAN

Brussels Sprouts – How to cook, Nutrition + recipe for Crisp-Topped Sprouts

Carrots – Buttery Caraway Carrots

Cheese on toast – some quick, tasty combos + the classic Welsh Rarebit (Rabbit)

Dahl – Tomato and Lentil Dahl with Toasted Almonds, a light, nutritious and tasty vegetarian meal

Glazed Apples and Pears with Shallots

Parsnips and Squash – Creamy Parsnip and Squash Bake

Ratatouille – Mediterranean meal bursting with flavour and goodness

Runner Bean Pickles / Quick Pickles

Rice – Pilaf Rice, simple and tasty method for cooking

Soup – Mama’s Minestrone

Soup – Slow cooked root vegetable soup

Welsh Rarebit /Welsh Rabbit + a couple of other quick cheese on toast suggestions

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