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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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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 Chocolate Chip Cookies
Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5Put the oats into a food processor or liquidiser and whizz to a fine powder Add flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder...
Healthiness: (767 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (767 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)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
Apple Coleslaw
Wash the fruit and vegetablesRemove the hard stem of the cabbage and finely shred Peel and grate the carrotSlice the celeryPeel and grate the apple...
Healthiness: (150 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (150 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (150 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (150 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (150 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (150 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)

Asparagus Dip
Snap the woody ends off all 3 bundles of asparagus and wash in a sink full of cold water to remove any soil and grit Steam for approximately 8 - 10 minutes, until tender Set...
Healthiness: (135 votes) Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (135 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (135 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (135 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (135 votes)Healthiness: 1.4 out of 5 (135 votes)

Aubergine Dip
Heat the oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6 Put the aubergine on a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 30-40 minutes until tender Cool and pull off the skin...
Healthiness: (26 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (26 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (26 votes)

Bagels sandwiches with Tofu Spread cheese, tomatoes and chives
Lightly toast the bagel.Spread Tofu cream cheese evenly over bagel. Top with cherry tomato slices. Sprinkle with chives and season with salt and pepper.
Healthiness: (11 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (11 votes)

Baked Vegetable Crisps
Preheat the oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / Fan 180°C
Healthiness: (90 votes) Healthiness: 0.9 out of 5 (90 votes)Healthiness: 0.9 out of 5 (90 votes)Healthiness: 0.9 out of 5 (90 votes)Healthiness: 0.9 out of 5 (90 votes)Healthiness: 0.9 out of 5 (90 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)

Banana Muffins with Cinnamon Frosting
Place 12 large paper cases in a deep muffin panSift the flour, baking powder and salt into the mixing bowl (stir in with the sugar)Whisk the milk, eggs and margarine...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)

Beef Tacos
Add a splash of oil and heat a pan Brown the mince before draining off the excess liquidSprinkle in some spices and add 100ml waterGive it a good stir and when...
Healthiness: (12 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (12 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)

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)

Broad Bean and Red Pepper Salad
Put the deseeded pepper halves under a hot grill and grill skin side up until it starts to blacken.  Or put the pepper halves in a hot frying pan/griddle skin side down until it starts...
Healthiness: (27 votes) Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (27 votes)

Butterfly Bap
On a plate lay out the 2 slices of bread to make the butterfly wings Spread with a little mayonnaise Place 2 slices of tomato on each piece of bread and a slice of cucumber...
Healthiness: (8 votes) Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (8 votes)

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Butterfly cakes  (Postwar / Modern)
Grease well 12 - 15 bun (patty) tins or prepare the same number of small cake casesTurn on the oven to 185C / 375F / Gas no 5Cream the butter and caster sugar together until...
Healthiness: (239 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (239 votes)

Carrot Cake Squares
Preheat the ovenSift both types of flour into a large bowl, tipping in any bran left in the sieveUsing a wooden spoon stir in the baking powder, mixed spice , light...
Healthiness: (122 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (122 votes)

Cashew Cookies
Blend together vanilla extract and butter or margarine. Stir in chopped cashews.Beat in egg. Gradually stir in flour.Drop from a teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheet 2...
Healthiness: (7 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (7 votes)

Cheddar Cheese Scones
Pre heat the oven to 200CLightly grease the baking trayMix flour, cheese, butter and salt until mixture resembles breadcrumbsNext, add the milk and yoghurt then...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (5 votes)

Cheese and Pepper Bap
Spread the butter on both slices of the bap and place on empty platePlace the grated cheese onto the flat slice of the bapAdd the pepper strips and lettuceSeason...
Healthiness: (8 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (8 votes)

Cheese Layer
1. Collect ingredients2. Place bread on plate and butter on one side 3. Layer cheese and tomato using all ingredients 4. Eat!
Healthiness: (6 votes) Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (6 votes)

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Cheese Muffins  (Interwar Years)
Preheat the oven to hot (200C)Beat the egg lightlyStir in the milkAdd a pinch of paprika and stirSift flour, baking powder and salt together Stir...
Healthiness: (46 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)

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Cheese Spread  (Saxons & Vikings)
In a medium sized bowl, cream the two cheeses until smooth (you could use a food processor, but it doesn't take very long to do this by hand)Add the remaining ingredients and mix...
Healthiness: (40 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (40 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (40 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (40 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (40 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (40 votes)

Cherry Gingerbread Shapes
Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°f/Gas Mark 5Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger into a large mixing bowlReserve a few cherries for the decoration and then...
Healthiness: (6 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (6 votes)

Chickpea Salad
To wash the chickpeas, tip them in a colander, over the sink.  Run cold water over them and leave to drain.  Put the chickpeas in a serving bowlAdd the tomatoes,...
Healthiness: (14 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (14 votes)

Christmas Cold Turkey Salad
Mix the lemon juice and mayonnaise together in a large bowl Stir in the turkey and red cabbage Scatter with chopped parsley and serve immediately
Healthiness: (30 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (30 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (30 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)

coleslaw
rip cabbage leaves off and cut up and put in bowlchop carrots up and add to cabbage in bowlchop celerey thickly and add to bowlpeel carrotschop carrots and...
Healthiness: (47 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (47 votes)

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Crumpets  (Edwardians and WW1)
Warm the milk and water together in a panpour into a jug and add the yeast and sugarLeave in a warm place for 15 minutesSift the flour and salt into a large bowl,...
Healthiness: (119 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (119 votes)

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Cucumber (and Mint) Sandwiches  (Interwar Years)
Marinade the mint leaves in the lemon juice for a few minutesCut the bread into thin slices and butter each side with butter Remove the crusts making sure the slices are...
Healthiness: (735 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (735 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (735 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (735 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (735 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (735 votes)

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Cucumber Sandwiches  (Edwardians and WW1)
Peel cucumbers and slice very thin Sprinkle the slices with a little salt and lay on paper towels to drainCut the white bread into very thin slices For each...
Healthiness: (133 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (133 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (133 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (133 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (133 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (133 votes)
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Cucumber Sandwiches
Marinade the mint leaves in the lemon juice for a few minutes Cut the bread into thin slices and spread each side with butter  Remove the crusts making sure the...
Healthiness: (53 votes) Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (53 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (53 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (53 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (53 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (53 votes)

Divine Dip
Preheat oven to 175°C/350°f/Gas Mark 4 Wash spinach thoroughly and steam or microwave it until it wilts (goes floppy)  Leave to cool and then squeeze out all of the...
Healthiness: (4 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (4 votes)

Diwali Spiced Orange Drink
1. Pour the orange juice into a jug 2. Grate the ginger and crush it in a garlic press to squeeze the juice out into the jug (throw away the ginger pulp) 3. Add the saffron to the jug
Healthiness: (57 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (57 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (57 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (57 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (57 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (57 votes)

Double Cheese Salad Special Sandwich
Take 2 slices of brown bread and thinly spread with margarine Cover one slice of bread with grated cheese Layer with slices of tomato, mozzarella, cucumber, peppers and...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (5 votes)

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Dried Apples  (Tudors)
Peel your apples and core themSlice the apples thinly, approx 1/2 cm or lessThread the apples onto the string, either using pegs to space them or by tying. (The rings should...
Healthiness: (201 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (201 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (201 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (201 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (201 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (201 votes)

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Dry Potato and Pea Curry  (Postwar / Modern)
Boil and peel the potatoes and cube them into small cubes.Finely chop an onion.Peel and chop the garlic finely.Put sunflower oil in a wide flat pan (that has a...
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (25 votes)
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Dry Potato and Pea Curry (Hindu Cooking)
Boil and peel the potatoes and cube them into small cubesFinely chop an onionPeel and chop the garlic finelyPut sunflower oil in a wide flat pan (that has a...
Healthiness: (76 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (76 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (76 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (76 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (76 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (76 votes)

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Eggless Mayonnaise  (World War 2)
Peel and mash the potatoStir in the mustard and saltAdd the vinegar,  beating wellBeat in the salad oil slowly, adding only a little at a time and mixing...
Healthiness: (569 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (569 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (569 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (569 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (569 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (569 votes)

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Ember Day Tarts  (Normans / Medieval)
Please note you will need to make the pastry first, if you are using the recipe for medieval pastry on this site.Chop the onions  Parboil for about 5...
Healthiness: (100 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (100 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (100 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (100 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (100 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (100 votes)

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Flapjacks  (Interwar Years)
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 4, 180C Line the baking tin Put the sugar, butter and syrup in a pan and melt togetherAdd the oats (and fruit if using) and stir in...
Healthiness: (281 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (281 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (281 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (281 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (281 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (281 votes)

Flapjacks
Turn oven to 180 degreesPut the sugar, butter and marg in a saucepanMelt it till all is gone and is a yellow liquid Then mix in the oats stirring wellPut...
Healthiness: (11 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (11 votes)

Fruity Muffins
Preheat oven to 180°c or gas mark 4Mix and then beat the ingredients together into a smooth batter (don't add fruit yet)Add fruit when the batter is smooth, stir through...
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (25 votes)

Gooey Chocolate Brownie
Preheat the oven to 170°C (325°F) gas 3Put the butter and chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Make sure the bottom of the bowl is not touching the...
Healthiness: (9 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (9 votes)
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Hare (Rabbit) Terrine
Ensure you have a good fire lit in the range, so the oven will be hotCut the best pieces of hare/rabbit meat into neat slices and mince the restMix the minced meat with the...
Healthiness: (310 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (310 votes)