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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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Apricot and Honey Conserve  (Saxons & Vikings)
Destone the apricots and cut in slicesSlightly mash apricots by hand or use a food processor Add the other ingredients and mash or puree all ingredients...
Healthiness: (115 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (115 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (115 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (115 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (115 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (115 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)

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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 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)

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)

Barbequed Sweet Potatoes
Scrub the sweet potatoes and brush with a little of the oil Wrap each sweet potato in a sheet of kitchen foil Cook the potatoes on a hot barbeque for 40-60 minutes...
Healthiness: (10 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (10 votes)

Bashed Neeps (mashed swede)
Place the swede into a large saucepan and cover with water Bring to the boil and cook until tenderDrain the swede and put back in the pan Put over a very...
Healthiness: (258 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (258 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (258 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (258 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (258 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (258 votes)

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Bean and Chickpea Salad  (Romano-British)
Top and tail the green beans  Chop into 1/2 cm pieces Drain and rinse the tinned chickpeas Combine the beans and chickpeas in a dish Mix the...
Healthiness: (110 votes)Healthiness: 1.8 out of 5 (110 votes)Healthiness: 1.8 out of 5 (110 votes)Healthiness: 1.8 out of 5 (110 votes)Healthiness: 1.8 out of 5 (110 votes)Healthiness: 1.8 out of 5 (110 votes)
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Beancakes
Shell the beans from their podsChop the beans roughly on a wooden boardAdd about half a bowl of flourMoisten this with milk to make a pasteAdd a dollop of...
Healthiness: (142 votes)Healthiness: 1.9 out of 5 (142 votes)Healthiness: 1.9 out of 5 (142 votes)Healthiness: 1.9 out of 5 (142 votes)Healthiness: 1.9 out of 5 (142 votes)Healthiness: 1.9 out of 5 (142 votes)

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Boiled Beans  (Healthy eating)
Top and tail the green beansPut them into a saucepan and pour hot water over to cover themBoil them for 3-4 minutesDrain and put into a warm serving...
Healthiness: (225 votes) Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (225 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (225 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (225 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (225 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (225 votes)
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Boiled Egg and Soldiers
So, for boiled eggs and soldiers the first thing you need is some eggs! Half fill a saucepan with cold water and place it on the hob on quite a high heatso the...
Healthiness: (217 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (217 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (217 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (217 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (217 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (217 votes)

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Boiled Egg with Soldiers  (Postwar / Modern)
Half fill a small pan with cold water. Gently put in your whole, raw eggBring the water to the boil. As soon as it begins to boil, time your egg for 3 minutes (3- minutes makes a...
Healthiness: (192 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (192 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (192 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (192 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (192 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (192 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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Breakfast Cakes  (Edwardians and WW1)
Preheat the oven to quite hot (190c)Grease a baking sheetSieve the flour, baking powder and salt together Stir in the sugarWhisk the egg well Add...
Healthiness: (59 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (59 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)

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Burstin and Milk  (Prehistoric)
Put the barley meal in a pan. (as you are unlikely to have a quern or grinding stone, use a food processor to grind the pearl barley to make a coarse meal) Bulgar wheat will also...
Healthiness: (69 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (69 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (69 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (69 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (69 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (69 votes)

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Butter  (Stuarts)
When making any butter or cheese, make sure all items are completely clean. Usually everything is rinsed in very hot water to keep bacteria out and to remove any soapy residue.
Healthiness: (39 votes) Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (39 votes)

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Buttered Sweet Potatoes  (Stuarts)
Scrub the sweet potatoes and put them whole into a pan with enough water to cover themBring to the boil and simmer covered for about 20 minutesTest the potatoes with a...
Healthiness: (45 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (45 votes)

Celeriac Oven Chips
Pre -heat the oven to fan 210°C/415°f/Gas Mark 7 Melt the butter in a small pan Add the curry powder and black mustard seeds and cook for 1-2 minutes until...
Healthiness: (56 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (56 votes)

Chapatis
Mix the salt and flour together, saving 50g (2oz) of flour for rolling outAdd the water to the flour and salt, mix together to make a soft doughKnead well for at least 10...
Healthiness: (20 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (20 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)

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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)

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)
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Chilla (Hindu Cooking)
Wash and chop the spring onions and pepper quite finely and set asideSift the Besan flour into a bowlAdd the salt, chilli powder and lemon juiceAdd water gradually...
Healthiness: (492 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (492 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (492 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (492 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (492 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (492 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)

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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Creamed Turnips
Wash, then top and tail the turnipsPeel and roughly slice/dice the turnips (or other winter vegetables)Pour some water into the cook pot, add the turnips Put the...
Healthiness: (37 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (37 votes)

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Creamed Turnips ( Winter Vegetables)  (Edwardians and WW1)
Wash, then top and tail the turnipsPeel and  roughly slice/dice the turnips (or other winter vegetables)Add to slightly salted water and simmer until just tender (about...
Healthiness: (14 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (14 votes)

Curried Courgette and Almond Soup
Sauté (gently fry) the garlic, onions and the curry powder in the olive oil on a high heat for 3 minutes, stirring all the time Add the courgettes and keep on stirring for a...
Healthiness: (43 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (43 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)

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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)

Easy Summer Pudding
Wash all the fruit gently.  Gently heat the fruit, sugar and 45ml (3 tablespoons) water in a saucepan, until the sugar dissolves and the fruit juices start to run...
Healthiness: (79 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (79 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (79 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (79 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (79 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (79 votes)

History Cookbook
Fig Jam  (Victorians)
Wash the figs and cut off the stemsPlace in large pan and mash with a potato masherAdd the sugar, stir and put on a low heat until the sugar has dissolvedIncrease...
Healthiness: (186 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (186 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (186 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (186 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (186 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (186 votes)

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Ful Medames  (Prehistoric)
Put the fresh or soaked beans into a saucepan with water and cook until tender (1-2 hrs)Meanwhile, chop or crush the garlic, squeeze the lemon and chop the parsleyWhen the...
Healthiness: (267 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (267 votes)

Garlic and Herb Dip
Tip the creme fraiche into a bowlAdd the garlic and parsleyUse scissors to snip the chives into the mixtureSeason with salt and pepperMix well and transfer...
Healthiness: (31 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (31 votes)

Garlic Pitta Bread
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...
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)

Gary Rhodes' Baked Ratatouille Peppers with Melting Goat's Cheese
Preheat the oven 170C/ 325F/ Gas 3Prepare the peppers, slice longways (keeping the stalks on) and remove the seedsGrease the baking tray with olive oil, arrange the peppers...
Healthiness: (137 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (137 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (137 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (137 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (137 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (137 votes)

Gary Rhodes' Courgette Soup with Tomato and Red Onion Bruschetta
Slice the courgettes and roughly chopBoil the water in a kettle. Measure 1 pint in a measuring jugPut the courgettes in a saucepan and pour the boiling water on...
Healthiness: (673 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (673 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (673 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (673 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (673 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (673 votes)

Gazpacho Soup
Tear up the bread and soak it in some water for 30 minutes and then squeeze it dry.Throw away the water Skin the tomatoes by placing them in a bowl of boiling water for 1...
Healthiness: (18 votes) Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (18 votes)

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Girdle Bread  (Normans / Medieval)
Sift the flourAdd a pinch of saltRub in the butter with your fingertips to make bread crumbsAdd 2 eggs and a little ale (you can use a little yeast), stir...
Healthiness: (427 votes) Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (427 votes)