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Sticky Char Siu Chicken Drumsticks

Ingredients: 1 kg chicken drumsticks 6 spring onions finely sliced 3 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted For the marinade: 1 tbsp dark brown sugar 3 tbsp hoisin sauce 2 tbsp ketchup 2 tbsp honey 1 tbsp rice wine 1 tsp five spice powder 1/2 tsp white pepper 1 tsp sesame oil 3 garlic cloves, grated Method In a... 

Butter is Back!

Butter is back in favour with a bang! The decision is that you cant beat the flavor. Butter is making news for another reason too, as prices keep rising. A steady increase in consumption is leading to a shortage on the European market, as reported in this Washington Post article (www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-small-business/wp/2017/08/11/europe-has-got-a-butter-problem/?utm_term=.6ea6975cdcdc).... 

Peach & Raspberry Oat Crumble

Ingredients: 1kg ripe peaches, stoned and cut in quarters 150g raspberries 150g caster sugar 1 tbsp vanilla extract Juice of ½ lemon 1 tbsp cornflour For the crumble topping: 150g plain flour 150g jumbo oat flakes 175g light brown Sugar 200g cold butter, cut into pieces Vanilla Ice Cream, to serve Method Preheat... 

Classic Pizza Sauce

Ingredients 6 ounces of tomato paste 6 ounces of warm water 3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp minced garlic 2 tabsp honey 1 tsp anchovy paste (optional) 3/4 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1/8/ tsp cayenne pepper 1/8 tsp of chili flakes salt to... 

Miso Salmon

2 Salmon skinless fillets 125g brown sticky rice Miso marinade 1 tbsp red miso paste 1 tbsy rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp light soya 1 tsp caster sugar 1-2 spring onion, very thinly sliced 2 tsp sesame oil For the smacked cucumber salad 1/2 cucumber 25ml rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp caster sugar 1/4 head of... 

Classic Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients: 185 g unsalted butter 185 g good quality dark chocolate 85g plain flour 40 cocoa powder 50g white chocolate 50g milk chocolate 3 large eggs 275g golden caster sugar Method Cut 185g unsalted butter into small cubes and tip into a medium bowl. Break 185g dark chocolate into small pieces... 

The Ultimate Cheeseburger Recipe

Ingredients: 500g mince beef 1 tsp dijon mustard 1 tsp worcestershire sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp ketchup 1 tsp thyme leaves, finely chopped Sea salt and cracked black pepper 2 tbsp olive oil Pickled red onion 1 red onion finely sliced Juice of 2 lemons For the spicy mayonaise: 75g mayonaise 1-2... 

Gluten-Free Moroccan Orange Cake

Ingredients: 200g dark brown sugar 4 eggs separated Zest of 2 oranges Juice of 1 orange 200g ground almonds For the syrup glaze: 130g caster sugar Juice of 2 oranges 1 cinnamon stick 1 teaspoon orange essence or cointreau Method: Preheat the oven to 180C. Line a 22cm/23cm round cake tin with parchment... 

Fakeaway-Sweet Chilli Prawns and Noodles!

Ingredients: 200g prawns 200g egg noodles 200g shredded vegetables 4 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp rice vinegar 1 teaspoon grated ginger 2 cloves garlic crushed 3 spring onions chopped small sprinkle sesame seeds spray oil Method Add the soy sauce, chilli sauce,... 

Homemade Nachos

Ingredients: 2 x 250g tortilla chips 1 x 400g tin black beans 1 red onion, finely sliced 500g strong cheddar cheese 200g jar jalapenos chillies 150 ml pot of sour cream A handful of coriander leaves Lime wedge to serve For the guacamole: 2 ripe avocados Juice 1/2 lime 1 small green chilli Handful of... 

Chilli Con Carne With A Twist!

Ingredients: 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 3 small carrots, peeled and finely chopped 2 celery sticks, trimmed and finely chopped 2 red peppers, deseeded and finely chopped 2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp smoked paprika 2 tsp ground... 

The Old Chestnut

Under the spreading chestnut tree I pondered for a while And touch the trunk in wonderment of its roots within the soil For to bear a weight such as this the grip is deep below And the water that it feeds on that makes it thrive and grow And in its foliage small birds nest when springtime comes its... 

Summer Ice Pop Recipes

Strawberry Buttermilk Pops 1 pound of strawberries hulled 1 cup of buttermilk i cup plain greek yoghurt 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup of sugar pinch fine salt Method Puree the strawberries, buttermilk, yoghurt, honey, sugar, and salt in a blender until smooth. Pour the mixture into ice pop moulds, Insert ice... 

Borrow My Doggy

BorrowMyDoggy connects dog owners with trusted local people who would love to look after their dog. We make it easy to arrange walks, playtime, overnight stays or holidays. Our aim is to help dog owners when they need it, give dogs more exercise and playtime and to allow people without a dog to spend... 

Lemon & Poppy Seed Drizzle Loaf

Ingredients 80 ml melted coconut oil and extra for greasing 180 ml honey 150 ml almond milk zest of 2 lemons 2 tbsp poppy seeds 300 g ground almonds 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp coarse salt 2 egg whites For the drizzle 1 x 400ml tin coconut milk, refrigerate over night 2 tbsp honey juice of 2 lemons   Method Preheat... 

Sticky BBQ Spare Ribs

Ingredients: 3 kg pork baby back ribs 2 onions, peeled and sliced in half 1 bulb of garlic, peeled and top sliced off Pinch of salt For the barbecue sauce: 60g demerara sugar 4 tbsp dark soy sauce 4 tbsp tomato ketchup 4 tbsp honey 4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1 tbsy dried english mustard 2... 

A New Door to Open

I’m sure a lot of people can relate to leaving the home they were brought up in with all the memories it held over the years. I lived in 517 Carnlough Road, Cabra West and I remember years after my parents had passed on and the house was sold I took a trip to Cabra and walked by the house and in my... 

Mini Strawberry Pavlova Pies

Ingredients 250g icing sugar 4 egg whites 2 teaspoons of cornflour 1 teaspoon of white wine vinegar 300g strawberries 300ml crean, whipped 3 tablespoons of strawberry jam Method Preheat the oven to 150′ C. Line two baking trays with parchment. Place the icing sugar  and egg whites in a standing... 

Delicious Canadian Poutine

  Ingredients: Poutine Gravy: 3 Tbsp cornstarch 2 Tbsp water 6 Tbsp unsalted butter 1/4 cup all purpose flour 20 oz beef broth 10 oz chicken broth Pepper, to taste     Deep Fried Chips: 2lbs Russet potatoes Frying oil   Toppings: 1-1/2 cups white cheddar cheese curds (or turn chunks... 

Chicken Parmesan

Ingredients: For the tomato marinara sauce 3-4 tbsp of olive oil 1 onion finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced 2 x 400g tin of whole tomato 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes 1/2 tsp dried oregano sea salt For the breadcrumbed chicken 300 ml sunflower oil 4 medium chicken breasts 2 large eggs beaten 200g... 
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