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Custard Tart With Nutmeg Pastry

Custard Tart With Nutmeg Pastry
Posted in : Custard, Nutmeg on by : c0l0rad0
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There’s something so honest about a custard tart, simply topped with a grating of nutmegIngredients:1 whole nutmeg , for grating4 large eggs1 vanilla pod , seeds scraped out140.0g golden caster sugar500.0g pack shortcrust pastry300.0ml double cream300.0ml whole milkInstructions:Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Roll the pastry out to about 1cm thick, then grate over a…

No-Roll Chicken Pastry Wraps

No-Roll Chicken Pastry Wraps
Posted in : Chicken, No-Roll on by : c0l0rad0
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These wraps look sophisticated but require almost no effort – there’s no rolling and no wasteIngredients:handful parsley leaves, chopped375.0g pack ready-rolled puff pastry (make sure it’s rectangular, not round)200.0g pack chestnut mushrooms , sliced1 egg , beaten4 skinless chicken breasts (about 140g/5oz each)1 plump garlic clove , crushed4.0 tbsp olive oilInstructions:Preheat the oven to fan…

Raspberry Tart With Almond Pastry

Raspberry Tart With Almond Pastry
Posted in : Almond, Raspberry on by : c0l0rad0
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This tasty tart is the perfect summer dessert for a crowdIngredients:juice and zest of ½ lemonFOR THE FILLING85.0g golden caster sugar5.0 tbsp raspberry jam200 ml tub crème fraîcheFOR THE GLAZEIngredients FOR THE PASTRY175.0g ground almonds200.0g plain flour200.0g cold butter , diced1 egg yolkabout 700.0g raspberries½ tsp vanilla essence175.0g golden caster sugarInstructions:Make the pastry by tipping…

Puff Pastry Wrapped Sausages

Puff Pastry Wrapped Sausages
Posted in : Pastry, Wrapped on by : c0l0rad0
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Ingredients:1/2 package(s) puff pastry thawed1 package(s) cocktail sausages be sure to rinse and dry off in order to get packaging liquid off3 tablespoon(s) sesame seeds1 egg beaten1 can(s) beer (light)1/2 cup(s) spicy mustard1 tablespoon(s) brown sugar1 tablespoon(s) mustard powder1 tablespoon(s) cider vingar1/2 teaspoon(s) worchestershire sauce

Bananas Foster Ice-Cream Pastry

Bananas Foster Ice-Cream Pastry
Posted in : Bananas, Foster on by : c0l0rad0
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Ingredients:1/2 cup chopped pecans1/2 (17.3-oz.) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed*1/4 cup butter1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 tablespoon orange juice1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonPinch of salt4 bananas, cut into 1/3-inch-thick slicesVanilla ice cream

Pear And Blue-Cheese Pastry Triangles

Pear And Blue-Cheese Pastry Triangles
Posted in : Blue-Cheese, Pastry on by : c0l0rad0
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Ingredients:3 tablespoons butter1 tablespoon olive oil4 sweet (Walla-Walla, Maui, or Vidalia) or yellow onions (2 lb. total), peeled and sliced very thinly1 firm-ripe pear (8 oz.), rinsed and cut in half crosswise, then lengthwiseSalt and pepper2 sheets puff pastry, thawed but kept cool7 ounces (1 1/2 cups) crumbled gorgonzola or other blue cheese

Puff Pastry Pinwheels with Candied Fruit

Puff Pastry Pinwheels with Candied Fruit
Posted in : Pastry, Pinwheels on by : c0l0rad0
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Ingredients:1/2 cup sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground allspice1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon ground nutmegAdditional sugar1 17.3-ounce package frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawed1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted2 cups chopped mixed candied fruit (such as glacéed pineapple, cherries, orange peel, and sweetened dried cranberries)1 egg, beaten to blend

Mushroom Bisque With Pastry Top Hats

Mushroom Bisque With Pastry Top Hats
Posted in : Bisque, Mushroom on by : c0l0rad0
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Ingredients:1 1/4 pounds common mushrooms or chanterelles (see notes)1 slice bacon (1 oz.), chopped3/4 cup chopped onion1/2 cup chopped celery2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped1/4 cup cognac or brandy1/3 cup dry white wine3 cups fat-skimmed chicken broth1 1/2 cups whipping creamSalt and white pepper1 package (10 oz.) frozen puff pastry shells, thawed1 large egg, lightly…

Celery Oat Soup

Celery Oat Soup
Posted in : Celery on by : c0l0rad0
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A warm, healthy soup that will not only keep you feeling full and happy but also your heart pumping regularly!Ingredients:one teaspoon water,4 coriander,3 mugs water,4 celery stems,4 parsley,One large or 2 small carrots,You can squeeze a lemon/lime juice on this dish when serving to give it a tangy sour taste!2 tablespoons of dried/fresh dill,one teaspoon…

Slow-Roasted Tomato & GruyèRe Tart

Slow-Roasted Tomato & GruyèRe Tart
Posted in : Slow-Roasted, Tomato on by : c0l0rad0
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Slow-roasting tomatoes will intensify their flavour and sweetness. Serve warm for best resultsIngredients:200.0g plain flour , plus extra for dusting3.0 tbsp pesto (choose a vegetarian one)2 eggs100.0g butter , cut into small pieceshandful basil leaves , torn100.0g grated Gruyère (or vegetarian alternative)150.0ml milkIngredients FOR THE PASTRYhandful black olivesFOR THE FILLING1.0 tbsp olive oil150.0ml single cream50.0g…

Spicy Vegetable & Quinoa Laksa

Spicy Vegetable & Quinoa Laksa
Posted in : Spicy, Vegetable on by : c0l0rad0
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This high fibre dish counts as 3 of your 5-a-day, with a creamy and spicy curried sauceIngredients:1.0l milk175.0g quinoa , rinsed4.0 tbsp vegetarian korma or madras curry paste1 onion , sliced750.0g frozen mixed vegetablesInstructions:Simmer the onion and the curry paste with a splash of water for 5 mins in a large saucepan, stirring from time…