All Posts By: foodrecipes

Simple and healthy broccoli soup recipe 1

Simple and healthy broccoli soup recipe

This simple broccoli soup recipe is on the table in under 30 minutes. Serve with plenty of buttered toast. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 250ml/8¾fl oz chicken or vegetable stock (more if necessary) 200g/7oz broccoli florets and stems, chopped salt and freshly ground black pepper drizzle cream, to serve Method Heat […]

Christmas pudding cake – Recipe 2

Christmas pudding cake – Recipe

A Christmas cake and pudding in one simple cut out! Frances Quinn’s ingenious Christmas cake combines two classics in one with this simple technique. Ingredients 150g/5½oz mixed dried fruit, such as sultanas, raisins and currants 150g/5½oz dried cranberries 150g/5½oz pitted soft prunes 150g/5½oz pitted soft-dried dates 150g/5½oz dried figs 150ml/5fl oz brandy, plus optional extra […]

Homemade garlic bread – Recipe 3

Homemade garlic bread – Recipe

This is superior garlic bread. The garlic is roasted until caramelised and then pressed into homemade bread dough before baking. Serve toasted with mozzarella and with simple coriander and tomato salad. Ingredients For the baguette 250g/9oz strong white flour, plus extra for dusting 5g/¼oz salt 5g/¼oz fast-action dried yeast 30ml/1fl oz olive oil, plus extra […]

Flatbread is simple and quick to make – Recipe 4

Flatbread is simple and quick to make – Recipe

Flatbread is simple to make, quick to cook and tastes delicious served straight from the pan with dips. Ingredients 250g/9oz strong bread flour, plus extra for dusting ½ tsp salt ½ tsp coriander seeds, toasted and ground ½ tsp smoked paprika 4 tbsp olive oil 100ml/3½fl oz warm water Recipe tips Method Mix the flour, […]

How to make chicken and mushroom pie – Recipe 5

How to make chicken and mushroom pie – Recipe

This hearty chicken and mushroom pie use wild mushrooms for a special twist. Ingredients For the pastry 450g/1lb plain flour, plus extra for dusting 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 120g/4½oz unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 1 free-range egg yolk 120ml/4fl oz water For the filling 4 tbsp olive oil 2 chicken breasts, […]

Vegan chocolate chip cookies – Recipe 7

Vegan chocolate chip cookies – Recipe

It only takes about half an hour to get a batch of these vegan chocolate chip cookies baked – then it’s just a matter of waiting for them to cool! Each serving provides 203 kcal, 2g protein, 27g carbohydrate (of which 17g sugars), 10g fat (of which 3g saturates), 0.8g fibre and 0.3g salt. Ingredients […]

Lighter spinach and cherry tomato – Recipe 8

Lighter spinach and cherry tomato – Recipe

Red lentils are a good storecupboard ingredient because unlike other beans and pulses they don’t need to be soaked before cooking. They are also a healthy source of fibre, which will help you feel fuller for longer. Each serving provides 251 kcal, 14g protein, 35g carbohydrate (of which 7g sugars), 4.5g fat (of which 0.8g […]

Vegan blueberry muffins – Recipe 9

Vegan blueberry muffins – Recipe

These vegan blueberry muffins are also stuffed with lemon and poppy seeds, because why should you have to choose? That way they work brilliantly for breakfast. Or glaze with an easy icing for afternoon tea. Ingredients 200ml/7fl oz oat milk 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 300g/10½oz plain flour ½ tsp salt 150g/5½oz caster sugar 1¼ […]

Quick and easy Roast pork shoulder – Recipe 10

Quick and easy Roast pork shoulder – Recipe

Master crispy crackling with this simple roast pork shoulder recipe and you’ll have the perfect roast dinner. Use our roast calculator to work out exact roast pork shoulder cooking times and temperatures. Ingredients 2-2.5kg/4lb 8oz-5lb half pork shoulder, boned and rolled olive oil sea salt 3 white onions, halved 2 carrots For the apple sauce […]