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Below are some of my favourite recipes , simple but very
good , you may also download them using the link below.
1 Grated Onion
Rind of 1 Orange
50g/2oz Chopped Almonds
50g/2oz Fresh Breadcrumbs
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
1/2 tsp Mixed Herbs
1 Lightly Beaten Egg
Salt and Pepper
Knob of Butter
1 Mix all the dry ingredients together and bind with the egg .
2 Place in an open dish and form into a pate .
3 Add a knob of butter to the top.
4 Place in the oven for 15 mins until the top is crisp.
Serve with pork or lamb
Ideal as a sweet
Bread Butter and Apricot Tartlets
1 loaf of Medium Sliced White Bread
1 tin Apricot halves in light syrup or juice
Produce the base first at a convenient time - it can be stored for several hours without detriment
Preheat oven to :
Gas Mark 7
Using a medium sliced white loaf:
1 Spread a slice of bread GENEROUSLY with the butter on on side only - one slice per tart
2 Use a circular pastry cutter to produce discs of bread which are then placed into a metal individual pie tin and formed into a dish , weight the centre with marbles/beans to maintain the shape.
3 Bake at the top of the oven for about 15 mins , or until golden brown
4 Remove from tin and leave to cool
on a rack.
Complete the tart as near to the time of serving as convenient
1 Into each tart base spoon about 1 teaspoon of the yoghourt
2 On top of the yoghourt place half an apricot stoned side up
3 Into the stone pit place a glace cherry
Serve with double cream , two or three per portion.
Deep Fried Brie
75g/3oz slice of Brie
1 sheet Filo Pastry appx 30cm x 30cm/12in x 12in
1 tsp cranberry jelly
1 Take the Brie
an placing it centrally on on edge of the pastry wrap it by turning it
one complete turn
2 Fold in the edges (cut to length as necessary)
3 Slightly wet
the pastry to allow it to stick to itself and repeat steps 1-2 until the
totally wrapped under 2-3 layers of pastry
4 Once all cheeses
are wrapped fry immediately in very hot oil for 1-2 minutes until the pastry
is golden brown
Serve on a bed of salad and garnish with a little Cranberry Jelly
Ideal as a starter.
Lamb Chop Parcels
1 Loin Lamb Chop
3 oz Puff Pastry cut into 1/2in strips 1/4 in thick
1tsp Mint Sauce/Jelly
Milk to glaze
Pre heat oven to:
Gas Mark 6
1 Grill chop both sides until NEARLY cooked
2 Leave to cool
3 Remove all fat and bone
4 Place mint sauce/jelly on chop
5 Tightly wrap using the pastry strips
, start at one end maintaining shape , slightly dampen
pastry to stick ends together until all chop is covered overlaping pastry strips by 50%
6 Place on a baking tray ,brush with milk
7 Place on top shelf of oven for 20min
or until golden brown
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Email me at DianaSear@longreach.force9.co.uk