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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: (92 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 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: (756 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (756 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: (188 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (188 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: (132 votes) Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (132 votes)Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (132 votes)Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (132 votes)Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (132 votes)Healthiness: 1.5 out of 5 (132 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: (88 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (88 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: (216 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (216 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (216 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (216 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (216 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (216 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: (216 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (216 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (216 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (216 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (216 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (216 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: (52 votes) Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 2.9 out of 5 (52 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: (787 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (787 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (787 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (787 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (787 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (787 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: (416 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (416 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (416 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (416 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (416 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (416 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: (25 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (25 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: (113 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (113 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: (708 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (708 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (708 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (708 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (708 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (708 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: (126 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (126 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: (38 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (38 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: (179 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (179 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: (51 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (51 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (51 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: (23 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (23 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: (75 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (75 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (75 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (75 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (75 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (75 votes)
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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: (187 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (187 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (187 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (187 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (187 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (187 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: (779 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (779 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: (267 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (267 votes)Healthiness: 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: (92 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (92 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: (128 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (128 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: (316 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (316 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...

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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: (414 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (414 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (414 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (414 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (414 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (414 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: (31 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (31 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: (101 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (101 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: (412 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (412 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (412 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (412 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (412 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (412 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: (18 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (18 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: (144 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (144 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (144 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (144 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (144 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (144 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: (662 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (662 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (662 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (662 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (662 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (662 votes)

Passover Brownies
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°f/Gas Mark 4 Cream the butter and sugar together Mix in the egg yolks then set aside Melt the chocolate in a dish placed over...
Healthiness: (17 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (17 votes)

Pear and Date Salad Starter
Peel and cut the pears in half Sprinkle with a little lemon juice to stop them going too brown Use a sharp spoon to take out the core, then scoop out a little of the flesh...
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)

Pear Chutney
Gently melt the butter in a saucepan Add the vinegar and honey, stirring lots Add the pears and cook gently for 7-10 minutes, the mixture will become thick. Stir regularly...
Healthiness: (9 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (9 votes)

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Pita  (Prehistoric)
Mix 2 tablespoons warm water with the sugar in a bowl, stir well and add the teaspoon of yeastLeave to rise in a warm place until bubbly on topPreheat the oven to hottest...
Healthiness: (29 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (29 votes)
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Pork with Pine Kernel Sauce
Dry fry the pine kernels on a medium heatKeep tossing and moving until they are lightly browned Set aside to coolIn the same pan, dry roast cumin and celery seeds...
Healthiness: (27 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (27 votes)

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Potato Floddies  (World War 2)
Scrub 2 potatoes and grate with a coarse grater over a bowlThen add sufficient flour and water to form a batterSeason with salt and pepperMelt a little dripping and...
Healthiness: (764 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (764 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (764 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (764 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (764 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (764 votes)

Power Bars
Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°f/Gas Mark 4 Melt together the butter, sugar, golden syrup and salt in a saucepan Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl and stir...
Healthiness: (24 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (24 votes)

Rosemary and Parmesan Mini Muffins
Preheat the oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / Fan 180°C
Healthiness: (47 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (47 votes)

Scrummy Mushroom Pate
Slice the onions and crush the garlicMelt the butter and sweat the onions until softAdd the mushrooms and spices, cook until softAdd the crumbled bread...
Healthiness: (21 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (21 votes)

Shavuot Cheese Blintzes
Combine eggs, water (or water and milk), salt and flour in that order Heat a small amount of oil in a small frying pan Pour in just enough batter to make a very thin pancake...
Healthiness: (16 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (16 votes)

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Shrewsberry ( Shrewsbury) Cakes  (Georgians / Regency)
Pre-heat the oven Gas 4, 350F or 180CPut the flour, sugar and butter into a bowl and mix well with a fork. You should end up with fine breadcrumbs. If the butter is hard you will...
Healthiness: (503 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (503 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (503 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (503 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (503 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (503 votes)

Simple Easter Biscuits
Pre heat oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6Cream together the sugar and butterBeat in the egg and add, a little at a time, the currants (optional) and other dry...
Healthiness: (104 votes) Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (104 votes)

Strawberry & Banana Ice Lollies
Slice up all the fruit Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth Pour into 4 lolly makers and freeze over night
Healthiness: (46 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (46 votes)

Strawberry Raspberry Milky Lolly
Slice up the fruit Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend till smooth Divide into 4 ice lolly makers and freeze over night
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (25 votes)
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Summer Chicken and Pasta Salad
Add the water to saucepan and bring it to the boil Add the pasta and simmer for about 8-10 minutes (check the packet instructions for exact timing)While the pasta is...
Healthiness: (213 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (213 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (213 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (213 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (213 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (213 votes)

Summer Holiday Lemon Granita
Place the sugar, lemon rind and juice, lemongrass stalk in a pan with 150ml (¼ pint) water Heat gently, stirring until the sugar dissolves then simmer gently for five...
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (25 votes)

Tasty Winter Porridge
Place the porridge oats into a pan with the milk and apple juice; cook over a high heat, stirring all the time When the porridge starts to thicken, turn the heat down and stir in the...
Healthiness: (52 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (52 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (52 votes)

Tomato and Apple Jam
Put the tomatoes and apples in a large pan with the lemon juice and gently cook on a low heat until the fruit turns into a pulp mixure Add the sugar and bring gently to the boil...
Healthiness: (38 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (38 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (38 votes)

Traditional Scottish Shortbread
Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/310°f/Gas Mark 2 Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix together using a wooden spoon until a it forms into a ball of dough. Use your...
Healthiness: (161 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (161 votes)

Tuna Wrap
Open the tuna and drainPut the tuna in a bowlOpen and drain the sweetcorn, add to the bowlAdd the mayonnaise and mix wellPut the slad in the...
Healthiness: (94 votes) Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (94 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (94 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (94 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (94 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (94 votes)

Tzatziki
Grate the cucumber, place in a colander and squeeze the excess liquid out Put the grated cucumber in a bowl.  Stir in the garlic, yoghurt, cucumber, mint and seasoning...
Healthiness: (31 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (31 votes)

Ugli Ice Cream
Whisk the egg yolks together with half the sugar and the ugli and lime zests, until thick and creamy. It will be thick enough that when you drop a trail of the mix from your beater, it will...
Healthiness: (23 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (23 votes)

Valentine's Chocolate Marzipan Hearts
Sift the flour and cocoa powder together into the bowlCut the butter into small cubes and add to the mixtureStir the butter into the flour a little and then rub the butter...
Healthiness: (33 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (33 votes)

Valentine's Love Apple Soup
Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6 Place the tomatoes and cloves of garlic in a roasting dish in a single layer Drizzle with 45ml (3 tablespoons) of the...
Healthiness: (43 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (43 votes)

Vegan Butter Bean Paté
Place the butter beans and lemon juice in a food processor and blend until smooth Add the rest of the ingredients, and blend again, adjusting the amount of water to give a smooth...
Healthiness: (105 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (105 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (105 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (105 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (105 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (105 votes)

Whitsun Goosnargh Cakes (Easter biscuits)
Preheat oven to 130°C/250°f/Gas mark ½Mix together the flour, salt and caraway seeds, then add the butter.  Use a knife to cut through the butter and flour mix...
Healthiness: (128 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (128 votes)
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Wild Fruit Pudding (Neolithic)
Take a wooden bowl and add the fruitOn a flat grinding rock, using a smooth pebble, crack open the hazelnuts Lightly crush the hazelnuts on the flat rockSpoon the...
Healthiness: (295 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (295 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (295 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (295 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (295 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (295 votes)

Winter Smoothie
Put the carrots, apple, orange, beetroot, celery and kale into the juicer Blend until smooth Serve in a glass straight away
Healthiness: (31 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (31 votes)

Yoginanas
Place cornflake crumbs on a small plate Place yoghurt on a separate plate Take one banana half and insert a lolly stick in it lengthwise Roll the banana in the...
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)


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