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Coronation chicken with mango and coriander

Put the chicken breasts in a large pan and pour over enough cold water to just cover. Roughly chop one of the onions, drop into the pan with the carrot, peppercorns and bay leaves. Cover, bring to the boil, then lower...

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Upside-down pear and walnut cake with warm vanilla custard

Preheat oven to 180`c. Next, butter and line a deep 9-inch-diameter cake tin. Stir sugar and water in heavy small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat; boil without stirring until syrup turns de...

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Strawberry jellies

Start this recipe by making up the jelly. Pour into 6 decorative glasses and allow to set in the fridge for a few hours. When ready, cover the set jelly in each glass with a piece of Sponge and soak with the liqueur. ...

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Strawberry and white chocolate tiramisu

Start this recipe by making the mascarpone cream. Put the egg yolks and sugar in a bowl and mix together with an electric beater till thick and glossy (it should take about 5 minutes). In another bowl, whip the egg wh...

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Strawberry cake with lemon drizzle

Line the base and sides of a 20cm square cake tin (not loose-based) with greaseproof paper and butter the paper. Set oven to 180`c. Cream the butter and sugar together until light. Gradually beat in the eggs, adding a...

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Apostles bread ring

Mix together the flour, butter, sugar, dried yeast, salt and bread improver in a food processor till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add in most of the warm milk and pulse together till a dough is formed. Continue ...

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Zeppoli

Start this recipe by preparing the ricotta filling. Place the ricotta, whipped cream, icing sugar, orange zest and vanilla essence together in a medium sized bowl and mix together using a large spoon. Finally, fold in...

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Manuel`s figolli

Start this recipe by preparing the pastry and the almond filling. To make the pastry, sift together the flour, baking powder and icing sugar in a large bowl. Add the butter or margerine and rub with your fingers till ...

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Sweet ricotta tart with chocolate and pears

Make the pastry using the rubbing-in method. Chill in the fridge for 15 minutes, then use ½ to line the 25cm fluted flan tin. To make the filling, place the ricotta cheese in a sieve for 10 minutes to drain off any e...

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Puff-pastry apple tart with cinnamon and apple compote

Preheat the oven to 200`c. Place the cubed apple, sugar and cinnamon in a saucepan with 3 tablespoons of water and cook down gently for 10 minutes, or until the apple has broken down to a puree. Put aside to cool down...

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Orange olive oil cake with ground almonds and yogurt

Start this recipe by greasing a 22cm spring form baking tin. In a large bowl, mix together the Greek yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice and zest, eggs and caster sugar until just combined. Sift in the flour and baking pow...

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Chocolate and mocha marble cake

Pre-heat the oven to 180`c. Grease and line a small loaf tin or 20cm/8in round tin. Cream the butter and sugar with an electric whisk in a large mixing bowl until very pale and fluffy. Add the beaten eggs, a little at...

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