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Jenny’s Cherry and Oat Fingers Recipe

Recipe for Jenny's Cherry and Oat Fingers. Can be served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or custard but are amazing on their own.

Sticky Gingerbread Cake Recipe

Recipe for Sticky Gingerbread. Eat it smothered in butter, warm and drizzled with custard or cream, or simply on its own.

Herby Dumpling Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

Recipe for Herby Dumpling Turkey Pot Pie. Delicious anytime but perfect on a cold winter's night. A great way to use up leftover turkey after Christmas.

Raspberry Buns Recipe

Recipe for Raspberry Buns. Very quick and easy to make and will go down well with the whole family. Children love helping to make these.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake. A classic recipe that's still a firm favourite. Easy to make and can be served on its own or with custard or cream.

Marble Cake Recipe

Recipe for Marble Cake. An easy to make cake that looks like it's been hard work! Mixed colours and flavours make this Marble Cake appealing and interesting

Lemon Love Cake Recipe

Lemon Love Cake Recipe. A simple lemon love cake recipe for you to bake. Frequently appeared on the school dinner menu! A firm favourite with children.

Grandma’s Wartime Christmas Pudding Recipe

Recipe for Grandma's Wartime Christmas Pudding. Make in advance and keep stored in a cool, dry place. Heat through on Christmas Day in a microwave.

Cousin Mary’s Chocolate Trifle Recipe

Recipe for Cousin Mary's Chocolate Trifle. An easy to make trifle for anyone that does not like traditional trifles. Can be adapted for children's tastes

Coconut Buns Recipe

Recipe for Coconut Buns. Super easy to make, great for making with the children in the kitchen on a wet afternoon in the holidays.

Christmas Pudding Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe for Christmas Pudding Ice Cream. A lighter alternative for the Christmas lunch or Boxing day tea. Ice cream is easy to make all you need is a freezer

Chocolate Cake Recipe

Recipe for Chocolate Cake. There's a lot of variations on chocolate cake but this is a good quick standard that can be adapted for children or adults

Traditional Bread Pudding Recipe

Recipe for an easy to make, traditional Bread Pudding. Makes 9 squares so should serve 9! Serve on its own or with custard or cream/ice cream.

Bara Brith Recipe

Recipe for Bara Brith or Speckled Bread as it is sometimes known. A traditional welsh recipe that varies from village to village and farm to farm in details

Apple Snow Recipe

Recipe for Apple Snow - An easy to make dessert. This recipe can also be made using rhubarb, gooseberries or pears. Note warning: uses raw egg whites

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade An unusual recipe that makes use of green tomatoes at the end of season combined with lemons for a fresh tasting marmalade

Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf Recipe

Recipe for Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf. Yet another way to use up the annual courgette glut - or zucchini as they are called in the Americas

Danish Fruit Soup Recipe

Recipe for Danish Fruit Soup. Serve with crushed rusks, toasted oatmeal or bread cubes, apple boats or dumplings cooked in the soup for 3-5 minutes.

Snowball Turnips Recipe

Recipe for Snowball Turnips. My vegetarian daughter-in-law loves the gravy from this snowball turnips dish. Depending on the stock used, suitable for vegans

Tuna Stuffed Marrow Recipe

Recipe for Tuna Stuffed Marrow. Tuna goes surprisingly well with marrow and the topping to this recipe becomes lovely and crispy as it bakes.

Sweet Green Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Green Pickle. Makes about 5.5kg (12lb) and the vegetables can vary with the seasons so a good way to use up gluts and surplus

Lemon and Carrot Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Lemon and Carrot Marmalade. The same proportions can be used for Grapefruit, Half Lemons and Limes and all Limes.

Plum and Orange Jam Recipe

Recipe for Plum and Orange Jam. This unusual jam mixing two very different flavours actually works exceptionally well.

Jellied Beetroot Recipe

Recipe for Jellied Beetroot. This recipe appeared in the SWRI (Scottish Women's Rural Institute) cookbook about 30 years ago.

Carrot and Coriander Soup Recipe

Recipe for Carrot and Coriander Soup. This makes four very large servings with a point’s value of half a point each (weightwatchers).

Sweet Cucumber Fridge Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Cucumber Fridge Pickle. If you have an over productive cucumber patch try this - will keep for 2 weeks if you can leave it alone!

Peas Pula Pilau Recipe

Recipe for Peas Pula Pilau. Serve with your favourite curry or green tomato dal or with cucumber raita. Authentic Asian recipe

Beetroot and Carrot Salad Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot and Carrot Salad. Serve with other salads or on its own. Delicious with brown bread and butter! Serves 2 but easy to double up.

Apple Flapjack Recipe

Recipe for Apple Flapjack. Easy to make Eat hot with ice cream or cold, in slices, in kids lunch box etc. One to make with the kids on a wet day

Instant Rhubarb Fool (without the custard) Recipe

Recipe for Instant Rhubarb Fool (without the custard). Set in the fridge for half an hour and decorate with more fruit as desired before serving.

Moroccan Chicken Recipe

Recipe for Moroccan Chicken. Serves 4 people when served with couscous or turmeric flavoured rice and flat breads.

Broad Bean and Radish Salad with Tahini Dressing Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Radish Salad with Tahini Dressing. The Tahini dressing will keep for 1 week in the fridge.

Plum Cake Recipe

Recipe for Plum Cake. This is lovely served hot or cold with Greek Yogurt and honey. I sent this recipe to The British Farm Council in the 1980's

Red Pepper Tapas Recipe

Recipe for Red Pepper Tapas. Brilliant with hard-boiled eggs and tuna. You can char the peppers whole over a gas flame before skinning.

Lemon Oil Recipe

Recipe for Lemon Oil. Keep lemon oil on hand to make salad dressings or to use when cooking fish. Great for pasta and mash as well.

African Sweet Potato Stew Recipe

Recipe for African Sweet Potato Stew Serve with rice or quinoa We're so fortunate being able to buy and even grow sweet potatoes to make this delicious stew

All Vegetable Spicy Stir Fry Recipe

Recipe for All Vegetable Spicy Stir Fry. Ready when the greens are wilting, but the firm vegetables still have a little crunch left. Serves 2.

Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce Recipe

Recipe for Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce. Healthy, balanced vegetarian meal Enough for 6 helpings, serve with crusty bread.

Wild Garlic and Brassica Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Wild Garlic and Brassica Risotto. You can use wet garlic or leeks instead, the brassicas change as to what's left in the fridge!

Chestnut Casserole Recipe with Cheese Dumplings

Recipe for Chestnut Casserole with Cheese Dumplings. Serves 2. A warm and filling vegetarian meal ideal for autumn nights that start to chill

Egg on Toast Romanian Style – Recipe

Recipe for Egg on Toast Romanian Style. Serves 2 on its own or 4 served with a hearty salad or similar accompaniment. In Rumanian - Ochiuri cu Praz

Spicy Potato Curry Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Potato Curry. Serve with naan bread, chapati or dosa and natural yoghurt. An easy, very tasty vegetarian main course dish.

Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf Recipe

Recipe for Broad Bean and Courgette Pilaf. Takes about ½ an hour to prepare, 30 mins to 1 hour to cook Serve in bowls topped with griddled courgette.

Basil and Courgette Pasta Bake Recipe

Recipe for Basil and Courgette Pasta Bake. Easy to make, takes about 10 minutes to prepare and less than 40 minutes in total to cook. Serves 4 to 6.

Layered Savoury Pancake Stack Recipe

Recipe for Layered Savoury Pancake Stack. Easy and quick vegetarian meal sufficient for 2 people. Serve with a mixed salad.

Bern’s Spicy Bean Burgers Recipe

Recipe for Bern's Spicy Bean Burgers. Makes 4 large burgers. Economical filling vegetarian meal, better than it's carnivore equivalent in taste and health

Spicy Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Spicy Pasta. A nice, quick, healthy teatime dish with a real kick to it. Suitable for vegetarians but appealing to carnivores as well!

Onion and Potato Bhaji Recipe

Recipe for Onion and Potato Bhaji. Taste and add extra spices for next batch if they are not spicy enough for you! Easy and quick to make recipe

Turkish Stuffed Aubergine Recipe – Imam Bayildi (The priest fainted)

Recipe for Turkish Stuffed Aubergine - Imam Bayildi (The priest fainted). Serve warm or at room temperature with flatbread and yoghurt dip.

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