Pumpkin Latte

This image and recipe are courtesy of Tesco.com   If you’re in need of a warm me up then get cosy with this wonderfully spiced pumpkin latte. This spicy and frothy hot drink is so simple to make at home, it’s the perfect drink to snuggle up to and works wonderfully with both espresso coffee and instant coffee. Ingredients   2 heaped tbsp pumpkin purée 1 tbsp soft brown sugar ¼ tsp mixed spice ¼…

Coconut Chilli Chicken

This image and recipe are courtesy of Waitrose.com Ingredients 2kg boneless British chicken thighs, diced  300g whole yogurt  100g desiccated coconut  120ml sunflower oil  12 green cardamom pods, seeds removed and ground  1 cinnamon stick  1 tsp ground cloves  4 shallots, thinly sliced  2 tbsp freshly grated ginger, plus extra, cut into matchsticks, to serve  2 tbsp crushed garlic  4 tsp ground turmeric  2 tsp cayenne pepper  1½ tbsp smoked paprika 2 plum tomatoes, chopped …

Cheddar Cheese and Broccoli Soup

This image and recipe are courtesy of A wonderfully warming option for lunch, this broccoli and cheese soup is delicious and healthy in equal measure.   Ingredients 190g British Medium Cheddar 25g Butter 1 Medium Onion – chopped 1 Bunch Fresh Broccoli 150g Potatoes – peeled 1 Vegetable Stock Cube 800ml Water 300ml single cream Salt and Black Pepper Method Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the onion and sauté until soft, chop…

Apple and Sausage One Pan Roast

This image and recipe are courtesy of Tesco.com   This one-pan family meal is perfect as the season changes, and is just as delicious using vegetarian sausages. Ingredients:   6 good-quality pork sausages 1 onion, cut into wedges 1tbsp wholegrain mustard 1tbsp maple syrup 2 eating apples, sliced 4-5 sage leaves Method: Heat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Put the sausages in a roasting tin along with the onion wedges. Roast for…

Classic Welsh Rarebit

This image and recipe are courtesy of Waitrose.com. Turn cheese on toast into something very special simply by melting Cheddar with mustard, ale and a dash of Worcestershire sauce. This is a meal on its own when made with thick sliced bread and by adding a piece of ham before spreading the rarebit sauce. Ingredients 225g Extra Mature Cheddar Cheese, grated 25g Butter 2 tsp English mustard 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce  2 tsp plain flour…

Sausage and Caramelised Onion Jackets

This image and recipe are courtesy of asdagoodliving.co.uk. Family-fave bangers and mash with a twist Ready in: 60 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 baking potatoes 1tsp rapeseed oil 4 reduced-fat sausages 2 large white onions, finely sliced 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced 2tsp brown sugar 1tbsp balsamic vinegar 100g kale Method 1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. 2. Prick the baking potatoes with a fork, put on a baking tray and bake in…

Sticky Sausage & Bean Stew

This image and recipe are courtesy of Waitrose.com Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients 350g prepared diced butternut squash 2 sticks celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 275g pack fresh Baby Plum Tomatoes (or use 1 can chopped tomatoes, drained) 1 sprig fresh rosemary, chopped 2 x 400g packs British Free Range Pork Sausages 2 tbsp light olive oil 150ml chicken stock 1 tbsp honey 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar…

Hot Apple and Rum Cocktail

Thanks to the lovely Mums at Crumbs Food for the image and recipe. Makes 6 large mugfuls Ingredients: 2 litres apple juice 1 large piece of ginger, sliced 2 pears, thinly sliced 2 cinnamon sticks 4 cardamom pods 2 tbsp brown sugar Juice of 4 limes, zest of 2 500ml golden rum Method: Pour the apple juice into a big pan, then add the ginger, pears, cinnamon, cardamom and sugar. Add the lime zest and…

Twice Baked Pumpkin

This image and recipe are courtesy of Tesco.com Packed with fresh herbs and creamy goat’s cheese, this delicious pumpkin recipe is simple-to-follow and makes the most of this seasonal vegetable. A delicious autumnal dish that’s ideal as a midweek meal – what’s more it’s also a great Halloween party idea! Serves 4 15 mins to prepare and 60 mins to cook Ingredients 2kg (4Ib) pumpkin 2 tbsp olive oil 125g (4oz) bulgur wheat, rinsed 300ml…

Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

This recipe and image are courtesy of Foodnetwork.co.uk 120 Cook Time 5 Prep Time Psst, if you don’t like Peppermint, simply leave it out…or if you’d like a version just for adults, why not add a cheeky splash or two of peppermint schnapps…or amaretto…or bourbon…? Ingredients 3 cups icing sugar, sifted 2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder 12 cups whole milk 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon salt 8 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped 24…

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