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Festive berry trifle jars with spiced liqueur

Start this recipe by making the syrup. Place all the ingredients except the alcohol in a saucepan with 250ml water and cook together for 5-10 minutes. Remove off the , add in the liqueur and allow to cool down complet...

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New Years day salmon frittata with goats` cheese and chives

Whisk together the eggs. Chop the basil and add to the eggs along with the chives and season well with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large pan, pour in the eggs and cook for a few minutes on each side. Tip onto a...

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Christmas chocolate roulade

Start this recipe by whisking the egg with the sugar till thick, pale and light for 5-7 minutes. Fold in the melted chocolate followed by the ground hazelnuts and 2 tbsp four. Pour the mixture into a lined swiss roll ...

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Chocolate ganache` petite fours

Start this recipe by lightly heating together in a pan the double cream and chopped dark chocolate until thick and glossy. Pour into a bowl and allow to cool. Use this mixture to fill the cooked vol au vent cases and ...

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Festive turkey meatloaf with mustard gravy

To make the turkey loaf, lay a large piece of foil onto your work top and grease well with butter, lay the bacon slices in a row down the middle, side by side. Next, heat the oil in a pan and sauté together the onion...

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Savoury loaves with cheese and seeds

Savoury sundried tomato and pesto loaf with pumpkin seedsPreheat the oven to 180°c. Line a 13 x 23 cm (5 x 9 inch) loaf tin with baking paper. Place the plain flour, baking powder, salt, peppe...

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Tuna party bites

Prepare the filling by mixing all the ingredients together and season well with salt and pepper. Put aside. Prepare the cucumber by removing strips of the skin. Cut into 1 ½ cm slices and spoon out some of the middle...

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Gluten-free Christmas cake with white chocolate, fruits and nuts

Start this recipe the day before you wish to mix the pudding. In a large mixing bowl mix  the dried fruit, orange zest and spices together and soak overnight in the orange juice, cold tea and brandy or rum. When rea...

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Garlic marinated chicken thigh salad with lemon vinaigrette

Start this recipe by slitting the chicken thighs with a sharp knife and marinate in the garlic marinate an hour. When ready, heat up the oil and fry the chicken on both sides for 5 minutes or until cooked through. Mix...

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Bacon, zucchini and leek pasta bake with a parmesan and sesame crust

Start this recipe by frying the pancetta with the oil for 3 minutes to brown. Add in the sliced leeks and zucchini to the pan and sauté for 4 minutes. Add the cream, mik and leek soup to the pan. Mix together well an...

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White chocolate tart with glazed frutti di bosco

Make up the sweet pastry and use to line and bake bind a fan tin. Allow to cool down completely. For the filling, whip the cream together with the vanilla pod seeds till soft peak. Heat the soaked gelatine leaf and ad...

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Honey and soy sesame salmon with vegetabe stir-fry

Place the salmon fillets onto a cutting board and pat 1 tsp flour on each side and evenly spreading the flour over the salmon.  In a bowl, mix together the minced garlic, ginger and soy and drizzle all over the salmo...

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