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Spicy coconut prawns with lime and coriander mayonnaise

Mix the breadcrumbs, desiccated coconut, cumin, crushed chillies, and lime zest with ½ tsp salt and lots of black pepper. Spread over a plate. Toss the prawns in the flour, then dip them into the egg and then into th...

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Chicken hotpot with bacon, shallots and red wine, with garlic mashed potatoes

Start this recipe by covering the chicken pieces with the flour, which will help the sauce to thicken. Heat the oil in a large ovenproof casserole pot and seal the chicken pieces on both sides, then remove from the pa...

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Nutty apple and berry crumble with cinnamon and oats

Start this recipe by stewing together the apples, brown sugar orange juice and zest and the cinnamon for 3-5 minutes in a saucepan. Remove off the heat and carefully mix in the berries. Next, spoon the cold custard in...

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Chicken and vegetable lasagna with ricotta and walnuts

Start this recipe by laying the aubergine slices on 2 baking trays covered with baking paper. Season well with salt and pepper and cook in the oven for 20-25 minutes until soft and cooked through. Meanwhile, heat the ...

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Halloween spider web cupcakes

Start this recipe by melting together the chocolate, butter substitute and milk. Remove off the heat. Sift together the flour and bicarbonate of soda and put aside. In another bowl, mix together the egg, sugar and nat...

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Garlic, herb and lemon roasted chicken with pancetta and rosemary potatoes

For best results, prepare the chicken a day prior to cooking, or at least 5 hours before. Start this recipe by patting dry the skin of the chicken using kitchen towel. Place in a large oven dish and put aside. Next, p...

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Chicken, bacon and mushroom pasta bake with Parmesan and walnut crust

Start this recipe by heating the olive oil in a large pan and soften together the onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Add in the bacon and brown for a minute or 2 before adding in the chicken pieces. Cook together for 3 m...

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Mushroom and goats` cheese tarts with red wine and caramelized onion gravy

Start this recipe by preparing the tarts. Roll out the pastry and cut out 4 circles each 14cm in diameter. Place on a baking tray lined with non-stick paper and chill in the fridge. Heat the butter and oil in a pan an...

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Chicken, chorizo and seafood paella

Heat the olive oil in a paella dish or heavy-based saucepan and quickly fry the prawns until cooked. This should take only a minute or two. Remove the prawns from the pan and put aside. Add the chicken thigh pieces to...

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Spicy bean and chorizo soup

Heat the olive oil in deep saucepan and fry the chorizo sausage for 2 minutes to release its juices in the pan. Add in the garlic and onion and cook for a further 5 minutes. At this point, the onion should take on and...

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Coconut tart

Start this recipe my making the pastry using the rubbing-in method. Chill in the fridge for 15 minutes, then use ½ to line the 25cm fluted flan tin. Next, prepare the filling by pulsing together the flour and coconut...

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Apple, cinnamon and pecan muffins

Heat the oven to 200`c and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases. Mix the egg, melted butter and milk quickly into the dry ingredients with the chopped apple and pecan nuts (don’t over mix, it should be a b...

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