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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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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)
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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)

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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Beancakes (sweet)  (Saxons & Vikings)
Shell the beans from their pods, if they are in pods. Defrost if frozen Chop the beans roughly on a board into small pieces Add the flour Moisten this with milk to...
Healthiness: (223 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (223 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (223 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (223 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (223 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (223 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)

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)

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)

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Cheese and Pineapple Hedgehog  (Postwar / Modern)
Wrap the half grapefruit in the tin foil, all the edges should be tucked under the cut surface of the fruitPlace the grapefruit, cut-side down on a platePush a cube of...
Healthiness: (925 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (925 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (925 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (925 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (925 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (925 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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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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Crab Claw Salad  (Prehistoric)
Layer the watercress in the bottom of a bowlSpoon small pieces of cheese onto the watercressBreak open the crab claws and remove the meat Arrange this on top of the...
Healthiness: (28 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (28 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)

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)

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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)

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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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)
This is a 'licence to cook' recipe
Fajitas
Preparing the marinade:Squeeze the lime Peel and crush the garlicDe-seed and slice the chilli ( you might want to wear disposable gloves to...
Healthiness: (194 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (194 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (194 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (194 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (194 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (194 votes)

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Fire of London Cakes  (Stuarts)
Put the flour and sugar in a bowl Wash and add the currants Mix together wellAdd the butter, 3 spoonfuls of milk, and the egg yolksAdd the...
Healthiness: (860 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (860 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (860 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (860 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (860 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (860 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)

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)

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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Gingerbread  (Georgians / Regency)
Sieve the flour, baking powder and spices into a bowl and mix in the sugarBreak the butter into small pieces and add to the flour Rub the butter in until you have a mixture...
Healthiness: (133 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (133 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (133 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (133 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (133 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (133 votes)

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Gingerbread ( Gingered bread)  (Normans / Medieval)
Grease a shallow pan (a flan tin or swiss roll pan will do)Put the honey into a saucepan and bring to the boilTurn down the heat and add the spices - stirAdd red...
Healthiness: (330 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (330 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (330 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (330 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (330 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (330 votes)

Gingered Bread
Take off the crusts and roughly crumble the bread into a bowl Rub the bread through your fingers to make fine crumbsMelt the butter and honey togetherPour the...
Healthiness: (747 votes) Healthiness: 0.1 out of 5 (747 votes)Healthiness: 0.1 out of 5 (747 votes)Healthiness: 0.1 out of 5 (747 votes)Healthiness: 0.1 out of 5 (747 votes)Healthiness: 0.1 out of 5 (747 votes)

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Golden Slices  (World War 2)
Cut the pieces of stale or dry bread ½ inch thickBeat up the egg mixture in a soup bowlAdd the grated peel and orange juiceSoak the stale bread in the...
Healthiness: (433 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (433 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (433 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (433 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (433 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (433 votes)

Halloween Cupcakes (Spooky, Pumpkin Cupcakes)
Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5 / 190CPut the cake cases into the bun tinCream the butter and sugar together in the mixing bowl, until light and fluffyBreak the egg...
Healthiness: (15 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (15 votes)

Hubble Bubble Chowder
Heat the oil in a saucepan. Cook the onion over a medium heat for 5-6 minutes until softened
Healthiness: (17 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (17 votes)

Kajjikayalu or Kajji Kaayalu
Add melted ghee to maida and mix well Add enough water to the mixture to make a smooth soft dough, knead it together and leave it covered for an hour Put all the filling...
Healthiness: (12 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (12 votes)

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Macaroni au Gratin  (Edwardians and WW1)
Bring a large saucepan half filled with water to the boil *Add a splash of vegetable oil (this helps to stop the macaroni from sticking together)Add the macaroni carefully,...
Healthiness: (38 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (38 votes)

Macaroni Cheese
Pre heat the oven to 190°C/375°f/Gas Mark 5Bring a pan of water to the boilPut macaroni into the boiling water with a little salt Boil for approx 10mins or...
Healthiness: (59 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (59 votes)

Marinated Olives
Mix everything together Cover and set aside for 3-4 hours before serving.  This lets the flavours mix togetherServe
Healthiness: (6 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (6 votes)

Mini Quiches
Preheat the oven to Gas 6, 200CGrease the bun tinSeive the flour and salt into the bowlAdd the butter and rub in to make breadcrumbsAdd the water, a little...
Healthiness: (107 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (107 votes)

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Mock Fish Cakes  (World War 2)
Mix all the ingredients together and beat up wellMake the mixture into little flat cakesFry or bake until golden brownServe with salad
Healthiness: (438 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (438 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (438 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (438 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (438 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (438 votes)

Nutty Popcorn
Pour the oil into a large heavy based pan that has a well fitting lid Add the popping corn, cover with the lid and cook on a gentle heat, shaking the pan from time to...
Healthiness: (12 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (12 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (12 votes)

Olympic Cupcakes
Put cake cases in the bun (patty)...
Healthiness: (19 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (19 votes)

Pancakes
Mix the flour and salt in a bowl Make a small hollow and break the egg into it Mix until you have a paste Add the milk a little at a time, whisking...
Healthiness: (149 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (149 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (149 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (149 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (149 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (149 votes)

Parsley Scrambled Eggs
Break the eggs into a mixing bowl Add the milk, salt and pepper Beat the eggs just enough to break up yolks and whites Add the chopped parsley Melt the...
Healthiness: (672 votes)