Left-over preparations!

Turkey and ham left-over curry

There's nothing like being prepared for left-over is there? No doubt over the next week or so you'll have many a meal with turkey or ham and you'll be wondering what to do with them so as not to waste food and how to make the left-overs appetising so the family will eat the meal again! So … [Read more...]

Chocolate Truffle with Coffee Cream

Chocolate Truffle with Coffee Cream

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 150g plain chocolate 115g creamed coconut 50g unsalted butter 250g finely chopped ready to eat dried pineapple 200g crushed shortbread biscuits 300ml double cream 2tbs rum 1tbs instant coffee granules 450ml single cream Method Line a 900g loaf pan with non-stick … [Read more...]

Cheese, Tomato and Potato Pie

Cheese, tomato and potato pie

Serves 2 Ingredients 2 baking potatoes 4 large tomatoes 300ml cheese sauce Cheese for grating Herbs for decoration Method Using a buttered baking dish, layer thinly sliced potatoes and thinly sliced tomatoes [skinned if preferred] Pour over cheese sauce Top with grated cheese Bake in oven … [Read more...]

Sausages with Cabbage and Bacon

Sausage, bacon and cabbage

Serves 4 Ingredients 450g pork sausages 1tbs oil 100g diced bacon Onion 1tsp sugar Small green cabbage 150ml vegetable stock 1tbs wine vinegar Whole grain mustard 142ml soured cream Seasoning Method Using a large pan with a lid gently fry sausages for 10 minutes Remove onto plate and … [Read more...]

French Beef Casserole

beef casserole

Serves 4 Ingredients: 900g stewing beef cut into 3cm cubes 225g onions, peeled and chopped 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped 2tbsp tomato puree Red wine 4tbsp olive oil Peel of a quarter orange 50g black olives Bouquet garni Method: Heat the oil in a large pan or casserole dish and … [Read more...]