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Make a few slits on one side of each pitta bread without cutting all the way throughHeat a griddle pan Griddle to warm the pittas on each side or place them under a hot grill Melt...
Healthiness: (97 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (97 votes)
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Apple Batter Pudding
Core the apples using the apple corer and place then in a small baking dishCut the small orange in half and squeeze the juice into the centre of the two applesCut off...
Healthiness: (243 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (243 votes)

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Almond Leach/Leech, a kind of Milk Jelly  (Tudors)
To make Almond Milk: (Note: You need to make this the day before)Roughly 250g almonds/2 tablespoon rice flour moistened with 550ml water, is about the right proportions to end up with...
Healthiness: (164 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (164 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (164 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (164 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (164 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (164 votes)
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Almond Leech
Make the almond milk by pouring warmed white wine through the ground almonds in a clothMix the almond milk with gelatine to make a white pudding. Pour into a dish. Leave to...
Healthiness: (242 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (242 votes)

Almond Palmiers
1. Set the oven to 220°C/425°f/Gas Mark 7. Role out the pastry into a rectangle 30 cm by 20cm (12" X 8"). Brush it with egg and sprinkle on two thirds of the sugar and nuts
Healthiness: (54 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (54 votes)

American Pancake
Add the milk, flour, and baking powder to the bowlBlend using an electric blenderBeat to make a smooth batterHeat a little oil in a large frying panAdd the...
Healthiness: (37 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (37 votes)

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Angel Cake  (Interwar Years)
Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C/Gas 5Sift icing sugar in a small bowl  Sift flour on top and stir until evenly mixed. Set asidePut the egg whites, cream of...
Healthiness: (224 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (224 votes)
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Apple and Carrot Muffins
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 4 /180 C / 350FIn the first bowl, sift the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and gingerIn the second bowl, add the first 7...
Healthiness: (199 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (199 votes)

Apple and Sultana Crumble
Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C or gas mark 5.Rub in butter with your finger tips into flour untill it looks like bread crumbs.Stir in oats, sugar and spices.Cut...
Healthiness: (262 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (262 votes)

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Apple Brown Betty  (Edwardians and WW1)
Pre-heat oven to 375F, 190C (Gas mark 5)Peel, core and thinly slice the applesGrease a medium-sized ovenproof dishPut one third of the breadcrumbs in the bottom and...
Healthiness: (230 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (230 votes)
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Apple Brown Betty
Heat the range ovenPeel, core and thinly slice the applesGrease a medium-sized ovenproof dishPut one third of the breadcrumbs in the bottom and dot with some of the...
Healthiness: (178 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (178 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (178 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (178 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (178 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (178 votes)

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Apple Crumble  (Interwar Years)
Peel, core and slice the applesArrange the slices in a greased oven-proof dish Sprinkle on 4 tbsp sugarIn a new bowl, rub the butter into the flour until it...
Healthiness: (260 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (260 votes)

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Apple Dumplings  (Interwar Years)
Sift dry ingredients into a basinRub in the butterMix with enough milk to form a soft doughTurn on to a floured pastry boardRoll out and cut into 6 inch...
Healthiness: (60 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (60 votes)
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Apple Puffs (Fritters)
Place a pan on a trivet near to the fire and allow to warmPeel, core and cut the apples in quarters, then slice into small pieces and place in a bowlUsing the flat end of a...
Healthiness: (52 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (52 votes)

Apple Spiced Sourdough Cake ( Friendship Cake)
Day 1: To the large bowl add 4oz plain flour, 8oz granulated sugar, 8fl oz milk; stir well and coverDay 2 and 3: Stir well and re-cover (hungry starter days)Day 4: Feed the sourdough...
Healthiness: (462 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (462 votes)

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Apricot Upside-Down Pudding  (World War 2)
Soak the apricots overnight if possibleChop the suet finely (or use ready prepared suet) and mix with the flour, salt, baking powder, sugar and cinnamonGrease a pudding...
Healthiness: (208 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (208 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (208 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (208 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (208 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (208 votes)

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Baked Apples  (Saxons & Vikings)
1. Pre-heat oven to 190°C / Gas Mark 5  2. Wash the apples and remove the apple cores with a potato peeler or sharp knife 3. Then score  (cut just through the skin) each...
Healthiness: (92 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (92 votes)
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Baked Apples
Core the apples with a knife, make sure the hole is large enough to fillPlace the cored apple onto a skilletDrop elderberries into the hole, until the apple is...
Healthiness: (269 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (269 votes)

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Baked Egg Custard  (Romano-British)
Mix the honey, eggs and milk Whisk a little to combinePour into an ovenproof bowlBake at Gas 2, 150C, 300F for 25-30 minutesRemove and allow to cool a...
Healthiness: (290 votes) Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (290 votes)

Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothies
1. Put all the ingredients into a blender; don't forget to put the lid on!2. Blend until smooth 3. Pour into glasses and serve straight away
Healthiness: (39 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (39 votes)

Banana Bread
Preheat oven to 180 C or gas mark 4Sift flour into large mixing bowl with bicarbonate soda & saltIn a separate bowl, mix butter & sugar until light &...
Healthiness: (14 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (14 votes)

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Banana Bread (no fat version)  (Postwar / Modern)
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 4, 180C, 350F Line a 450g /1lb loaf tin with greaseproof paperSift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowlMelt half the sugar and...
Healthiness: (62 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (62 votes)

Banana Rock Cakes ♥
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) Gas Mk 6.Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl.Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir...
Healthiness: (608 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (608 votes)

Blackberry and Apple Crumble
Preparing the fruit:Peel, core and chop the apples Put into a saucepan with a little water and cook for 4-5 mins, stirring occasionally Add the blackberries and the...
Healthiness: (152 votes) Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (152 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (152 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (152 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (152 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (152 votes)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
Blackberry and Apple Pie
Pre-heat the oven to 200C / Gas 6To make the shortcrust pastry:Sift the flour into a bowlCut the margarine into small pieces and add to the flourRub...
Healthiness: (72 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (72 votes)

Blackberry Muffins
Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºf/Gas Mark 6, put muffin cases into the holes in a bun tinCream together the butter and sugar in a large bowl using an electric whisk or...
Healthiness: (85 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (85 votes)

Bread and Butter Pudding
Put the oven on gas 4 or electric 150cRemove crusts and spread margarine on each side of the breadCut each slice into quartersPut half of the bread into a dish and...
Healthiness: (7 votes) Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (7 votes)

Breakfast Bars
Put the oil and the honey into a saucepan and heat gently until the honey has meltedRemove from the heat and stir in all the remaining ingredientsPress the mixture into a...
Healthiness: (68 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (68 votes)

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Brown Bread Ice Cream  (Victorians)
Crumble the wholemeal brown breadMix the brown sugar with the melted butter and add the crumbs Stir well then spread the mixture on a baking sheetBake the crumbs in...
Healthiness: (221 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (221 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (221 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (221 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (221 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (221 votes)

Burns Night Crannachan
Toast the oatmeal in a frying pan on a high heat until lightly brownBlend the raspberries in a liquidiser until smoothWhisk the cream to a soft consistency Mix...
Healthiness: (31 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (31 votes)

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Caraway Seed Cake  (Victorians)
Grease a large cake tin with butter and line the bottom with greaseproof paper (this stops the cake from sticking to the tin)Pre-heat oven to 170 degree CIn a large bowl,...
Healthiness: (585 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (585 votes)

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Cherry Pudding  (Georgians / Regency)
Preheat oven to Gas7, 220 CMake the batter by putting all ingredients into a bowl and beating until smoothIn an oven proof skillet or pan, melt the butter and use a wooden...
Healthiness: (65 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (65 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (65 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (65 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (65 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (65 votes)

Chocolate Brownies
Preheat oven to 160C/315F/gasThen grease up a square backing tray roughly 9 inches squareMelt the butter and 2/3 (200g) of the buttons in a saucepan at a low...
Healthiness: (66 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (66 votes)

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Chocolate Cream  (Stuarts)
Carefully separate the egg whites from the yolk, and put the whites in a bowl Scald a pint of cream by bringing it to the boilCoarsely grate the chocolate, add to the...
Healthiness: (72 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (72 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (72 votes)

Chocolate Cream Delight
Crush biscuits with rolling pinMix with sugur and melted butterMelt chocolateDissolve gelatine and add to melted chocolateAdd cream to chocolate...
Healthiness: (21 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (21 votes)

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Put the foil or metal sheets in the fridge to chillBreak up the milk chocolate into the medium bowlMelt the chocolate in the microwave, do this slowly (10 second bursts) as...
Healthiness: (51 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (51 votes)

Chocolate Fondue
1. Prepare all the fruit and put in bowls or on a large plate 2. Break the chocolate into pieces into a small bowl 3. Melt cbocolate in the microwave for 20 seconds 4. Stir...
Healthiness: (107 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (107 votes)

Christmas Pudding
Place all the dry ingredients (everything except the eggs and brandy) into a large bowl and mix well Stir in the eggs and brandy. (let everyone have a turn at stirring and making a...
Healthiness: (85 votes) Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (85 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (85 votes)

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Coconut Macaroons  (Interwar Years)
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 2, 150 C, 350F Beat the eggs whites together till light and fluffy Add the lemon juice and beat again Add the sugar and beat vigorously...
Healthiness: (45 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (45 votes)

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Coronation Tarts  (Edwardians and WW1)
Pre-heat oven to 325FGrease a muffin or bun tin with butterIn a large bowl, beat the butter to a creamGently beat the egg and add to the butterStir in the...
Healthiness: (396 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (396 votes)

Crispy cakes
Put the butter,syrup and chocolate in the mixing bowl.Place the bowl over a large saucepan of simmering water.Allow the butter, syrup and chocolate to melt, stirring to mix...
Healthiness: (9 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (9 votes)

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Cryspez, Medieval Pancakes  (Normans / Medieval)
Warm the milk a little and dissolve the yeast into itBeat the other ingredients together with a wire whiskAdd the yeast mixture a little at a time, beating until...
Healthiness: (377 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (377 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (377 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (377 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (377 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (377 votes)

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Dates Alexandrine  (Romano-British)
If you are blanching the almonds yourself, put them in a bowl and pour over boiling water. Wait for a few minutes and strain the almonds. Peel the skin offWarm the butter in a pan...
Healthiness: (186 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (186 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (186 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (186 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (186 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (186 votes)

Dish of Snow
Separate the egg whites from the yellow yolk Whisk the egg whites once until they make stiff peaks Add the sugar, whisking all the time Add the rose water...
Healthiness: (87 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (87 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (87 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (87 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (87 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (87 votes)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
Easy Custard
In the mixing bowl, use a little of the milk to mix the custard powder and sugar into a smooth paste  Heat the rest of the milk in the pan, take care that it does not boil...
Healthiness: (126 votes) Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (126 votes)<