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Bake with Anna Olson

Rosemary Onion Focaccia

This recipe is gratifying to make by hand. The dough is easy to mix and knead and produces consistently delicious results. Makes 2 10-x-15-inch breads Ingredients 2 ½ cups warm water, just above body ...

gooseberry
Food

Gooseberry Fool

Serves - 6 Ingredients 500g fresh gooseberries 125ml water 15ml custard powder, mixed with a little cold water 250ml cream, whipped Custard 250ml milk 5ml vanilla extract 3 egg yolks 60ml castor sugar Method Put the gooseberries into a saucepan with ...

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Food

Messy Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 4 eggs 185ml sugar 5ml vanilla essence 200ml cake flour Pinch of salt 85ml cocoa powder 100ml boiling water 2tsp Baking powder 125ml sunflower oil To serve: 30ml apricot jam 15ml water 200g milk chocolate, chopped 75ml fresh cream Marshmallows, nuts etc, to garnish Here's ...

Nigella-Lawson-Image-Photo
Food

Slow roasted garlic and lemon chicken

Ingredients 1 chicken (approx. 2.25kg / 4½lbs) cut into 10 pieces 1 bulb of garlic (separated into unpeeled cloves) 2 unwaxed lemons (cut into chunky eighths) 1 handful fresh thyme 3 tablespoons olive oil 150 ml white wine black pepper Method Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/gas mark 3/325ºF. Put the chicken pieces ...

mosaics
Crafts

Mosaics

Mosaic Coffee Tray By Lemaryn AlbertsMosaics By Lemaryn Requirements 1 x wooden tray Assorted tiles (see instructions for making your own glass tiles for a personal touch) Craft glue Grout Mosaic inserts 2 wheel cutter Craft knife Instructions Step 1: ...

rhubab-pudding
Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Rhubarb Puddings

Serves 4. Ingredients ⅔ cup (150g) caster (superfine) sugar 3 eggs 1 cup (250ml) single (pouring) cream 1 tablespoon plain (all-purpose) flour 1 cup (120g) almond meal (ground almonds) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5–6 thin stalks rhubarb 2 tablespoons ...

rachel
Food

Chicory, Blue Cheese, Pecan and Cranberry Salad

Serves 4  Ingredients 225 g (8 oz) Cashel Blue cheese, cut into small cubes 1 head chicory a selection of salad leaves 2 tbsp dried cranberries, chopped very roughly 12 pecans dressing: 3 tbsp hazelnut or walnut oil 11⁄2 ...

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Food

Crispy Potato Wedges

Ingredients standard potatoes sweet potatoes fresh garlic fresh rosemary coarse salt olive oil Method Slice potatoes into large wedges, boil for 10 minutes until just tender but not falling apart. Drain and transfer into a baking dish. Drizzle with ...