Apple flower

Apple flower

Ingredients (makes 4)

  • 2 apples
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 6 tbsp apricot jam
  • rectangle puff pastry
  • castered sugar

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Potimaron falafel

Potimaron falafel

Ingredients (makes 18)

  • 250g of cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 small potimarron (it should be about the same volume, not weight, as the chickpeas. Retain the skin on for texture and colour)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp of fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of sesame seeds (optional)

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Sweet potato & squash soup

Sweet potato squash soup

Ingredients (serves 4/5 )

  • 1-2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 medium sized red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped or crushed
  • 2 cm of fresh root ginger – grated or finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric
  • 1 medium sized red pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 medium sized carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 potimarron (approx. 450g before preparation), deseeded and chopped (2 cm size pieces)
  • 1 medium sized sweet potato peeled and chopped
  • 2 tsp of organic, low salt vegetable stock powder
  • Hot water
  • 150ml of reduced fat coconut milk
  • Ground black pepper

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Yorkshire pudding

Yorkshire pudding

Ingredients (makes 12)

  • 225g flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 20gr butter
  • 300ml milk
  • white pepper

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Coriander & cumin spiced tomatoes with haricot coco beans & potatoes

Coriander cumin spiced tomatoes with haricot coco beans potatoes

Ingredients (Serves 4/5 as a vegetable/side-dish)

  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • ½ tsp of cumin seeds
  • ½ of ground coriander
  • 1 red onion, peeled and sliced into thin semi-circles
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 small dried chillies, finely crushed
  • 475g fresh (very ripe) tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 200g potatoes, washed and chopped into small pieces
  • 220g cooked haricot coco beans (or borlotti/red kidney beans)
  • 150-200ml of water
  • 1 tbsp of fresh chopped coriander
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Quick & Easy Christmas Fruit Cake

Quick Easy Christmas Fruit Cake

Ingredients (serves 8)

  • 225g flour
  • 1 bag levure
  • 110g butter
  • 110g brown sugar
  • + 20g for crunchy top
  • 225g mixed dried fruit
  • 1 egg
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger

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Marquisette cocktail

Marquisette cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle champagne or sparkling wine
  • 1 bottle crisp white wine
  • 5 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (or lemon syrup)
  • 5 tbsp cane sugar syrup

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Cream of butternut, squash and chestnuts

Cream of butternut squash and chestnuts

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 350 g squash cut into pieces, peeled and cooked for 25mins in a pressure cooker.
  • 1/2 litre milk
  • 1litre + 1 dl of liquid cream
  • a pinch of nutmeg
  • a pinch of cinnamon
  • an infusion of lemon verbena
  • 4 spoons of maïzena (powdered potato starch)
  • 12 cooked chestnuts
  • snipped chives
  • fine salt & sugar
  • powdered cardamom

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