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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 Oil the pan and heat...
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Savoury Baked Rice
chop the onion and garlic fry the onion and garlic add the meat and fry add the tomato juice mix the tomato sauce with the rice add the...
Healthiness: (13 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (13 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: (20 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (20 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (20 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: (10 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (10 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: (15 votes) Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (15 votes)

Baked Vegetable Crisps
Preheat the oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / Fan 180°C
Healthiness: (35 votes) Healthiness: 0.3 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 0.3 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 0.3 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 0.3 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 0.3 out of 5 (35 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: (35 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 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: (11 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (11 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: (25 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (25 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: (2 votes) Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 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...

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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: (11 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 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: (62 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (62 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (62 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: (10 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (10 votes)

Broccoli Soup - English Style
1. Peel and chop the onion finely 2. Put the oil into a large saucepan on a medium heat and add the chopped onions. 3. Fry gently until tender 4. Wash broccoli 5. Peel and wash the...
Healthiness: (9 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (9 votes)

Chicken Casserole
1. Put the chicken in a casserole dish. Cover loosely with tin foil 2. Put in a pre-heated oven at 190°C/375°f/Gas Mark 5 3. Cook for one hour 4. Remove the foil. Add...
Healthiness: (11 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (11 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: (9 votes) Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (9 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: (5 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 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: (17 votes) Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (17 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: (44 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (44 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (44 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (44 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (44 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (44 votes)

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Easy Cheese  (Normans / Medieval)
Method 1:  For unpasturised milkLeave milk (sealed in its plastic container - this stops bacteria getting in) outside for 1-2 days in a shady...
Healthiness: (15 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (15 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: (21 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (21 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: (9 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 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: (19 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 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: (8 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (8 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: (9 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (9 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: (13 votes) Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (13 votes)

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Grand Salad  (Tudors)
Wash handsChop 1 onionPeel 3 eggsSeparate yolksSlice yolks thinlyChop whitesPut apple in middlePut lemon on topStick...
Healthiness: (33 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (33 votes)

Green Smoothie
Put yoghurt in the blender,Put peeled kiwi in the blender,Put peeled and pipless avocado in the blenderPut in the sugarBlend until not lumpyAfter...
Healthiness: (3 votes) Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (3 votes)

Grilled Grapefruit
If you have an electric grill, put it on to get hot.  Carefully cut the grapefruit in halfSprinkle both halves with sugar and place under a hot grill for 2 minutes...
Healthiness: (8 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (8 votes)

Halloween Pumpkin Soup
Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°f/Gas Mark 6 Place the pumpkin chunks into a large bowl and drizzle with the olive oil, mix together then tip onto a large baking tray and roast...
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.2 out of 5 (25 votes)
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Healthy Beef Burgers
Dry fry the onions, util softAdd the lean mince and onions into the mixing bowlAdd the herbsMix together wellPrepare the salad items, if you haven't...
Healthiness: (66 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (66 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (66 votes)

Healthy Pitta Snack
Slice Pitta Bread with a sharp knifeSquirt salad cream over both surfaces of the inside of the pitta breadAdd the lettuce to one side of the breadCarefully chop or...
Healthiness: (6 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (6 votes)

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Honey Cake  (Romano-British)
Preheat oven to 170C, 330F or gas 3. If you have a fan oven, turn off the fan if possible or put the heat down to 160CGrease well one or two baking tins, according to size - about 2...
Healthiness: (136 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (136 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (136 votes)

Honey Lemon Cold Drink
Make sure you have all the ingredients.Take the cup and put in the honey.Put all the hot water in the cup to melt the honey.Take the lemon and slice it in to...

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Hotch Potch  (Victorians)
Put the barley in the cold water and place on the fire (cooker) Put aside one of the carrots to grate laterChop the rest of the vegetables very small.When the water...
Healthiness: (29 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (29 votes)

Hubble Bubble Chowder
Heat the oil in a saucepan. Cook the onion over a medium heat for 5-6 minutes until softened
Healthiness: (6 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (6 votes)

Iced Pea, Spring Onion and Mint Soup
Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the spring onions and garlic and gently cook for 5-7 minutes or until the spring onions are soft but not brown Pour in the stock and bring to...
Healthiness: (10 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (10 votes)

Italian Mozzarella and Tomato Salad
Carefully slice the tomatoes, about 5mm (¼") thick Cut the mozzarella in half and then slice each half into circles, about 5mm (¼")thick Arrange the...
Healthiness: (7 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (7 votes)

Jenga Suprise
1. Wash your hands2. Gather equipment 3. Collect ingredients 4. Slice pitta breads length ways into 4 strips each5. Spread with cream cheese 6. Arrange into a jenga like...
Healthiness: (2 votes) Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (2 votes)

Lemon Leeks and Sprouts
Place the leeks in a large saucepan and add the stock Bring to the boil, cover and simmer on a low heat for 5 minutes Add the sprouts Stir, replace the cover and...
Healthiness: (6 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (6 votes)

Lily Pad Delight
Wash the vegetables Put to one side one cherry tomato and a few leaves of watercress to garnish Chop the vegetables and cheese into roughly equal sized chunks Place...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 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: (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)

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

Mr & Mrs Smith Pita
Crack and peel hard boiled eggSpread cream cheese on one pitta breadCut pepper in half to make the earsCut grape in half to make the eyesAdd cress as...

Mushrooms à la Grecque
Wipe or wash the mushrooms. Leave them whole if they are small, otherwise cut them into halves or quarters In a pan, heat the olive oil then gently fry the mushrooms. Add the garlic...
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)

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Nettle soup  (Prehistoric)
Chop the nettles roughly Put into pan with the butter, heat gently until wiltedAdd the stock, bring to the boil  Turn down the heat and simmer...
Healthiness: (21 votes) Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (21 votes)

Paneer Tikka Skewers
Cut the paneer into 4cm (2") cubes Cut the peppers into 4cm (2") squares In a big bowl mix together the yoghurt, chilli powder, salt, garam masala, cumin and...
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)

Pear and Butternut Squash Soup
Roasting the squash: Preheat oven to 180°C/375°f/Gas Mark 4 Grease a roasting tin with a little oilCut butternut squash in half along its...
Healthiness: (8 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (8 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: (6 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (6 votes)

Perfect Vegetable Paella
Start by frying the onions and garlic until they are softSecondly add the rest of the vegetables and cook for a few more minutesThen add smoked paprikaNext add the...
Healthiness: (1 vote) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)

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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: (10 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (10 votes)

Pitta Burger
Cut your slice of cheese in half and place each half on a pittaSlice your cucumber into a pattern such as a star, keep the offcutsSlice each grape in halfPlace the...
Healthiness: (3 votes) Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (3 votes)

Pitta Monster
Slice the pitta bread but not all the way Spread cream cheese inside the pitta bread Place the slice of cheese inside the pitta bread, leave it hanging out a bit so that it...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (5 votes)

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Porridge  (Prehistoric)
Bring the water to the boil and add the saltGradually sprinkle in the oatmeal, stirring well Boil gently for 20-30 minutes depending on how coarse the oatmeal...
Healthiness: (24 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (24 votes)

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Potato Soup  (Georgians / Regency)
Measure out the spices and herbs. Chop any fresh herbs you are usingMix the herbs and spices. You may need to grind these in a mortar to break them up inro a coarse...
Healthiness: (7 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (7 votes)

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Pottage - a vegetable soup  (Normans / Medieval)
Wash and prepare the vegetables - eg taking off outer skins etcChop the vegetables and the herbsPut them all into the stockBring the soup to the boilTurn...
Healthiness: (287 votes) Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (287 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (287 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (287 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (287 votes)Healthiness: 0.6 out of 5 (287 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: (19 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (19 votes)

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Prawn Cocktail  (Postwar / Modern)
Shell the prawns (but not the additional 4)Wash, shake and shred the lettuce leaves finelyPut the lettuce equally into 4 largish glassesMix together the mayonnaise,...
Healthiness: (19 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (19 votes)

Purple Sprouting Broccoli Pasta
Put a large pan of water on to boil with a little salt Trim the outer leaves and tough stalks from the broccoli. Wash the broccoli well to get out any grit and chop into 1cm pieces...
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)

Rhubarb and Orange Compote
Wash and trim the rhubarb then chop into 2 cm (1 inch) pieces Cut the zest and pith from the oranges with a serrated knife, then cut the fruits in half lengthways and remove the...
Healthiness: (13 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (13 votes)

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Rigen Hlaf (Rye Bread)  (Saxons & Vikings)
Put the yeast into a jug and dissolve with 60ml of warm waterIn a large bowl, mix together the honey, salt, lard and the remaining 240ml waterStir in the yeast...
Healthiness: (17 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (17 votes)

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Roman Lentil Casserole ( Pottage)  (Romano-British)
Defrutum: Simmer the figs in the red grape juice for 3 hours or until reduced by two thirds.Pottage:Soak lentils overnight Drain and cover with...
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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Roman Lentil Casserole (Pottage)
Defrutum: Simmer the figs in the red grape juice for 3 hours or until reduced by two thirdsPottage:Soak lentils overnight Drain and cover with...
Healthiness: (9 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (9 votes)
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Salamagundy, Salamagundi, Salamongundy
Shred the lettuce and lay on a platterCut the meat into thin slices and layer on the lettuceSlice the eggs and cooked onions and layer these onArrange layers of...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)

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Salamongundy  (Georgians / Regency)
Shred the lettuce and lay on a platterCut the meat into thin slices and layer on the lettuceSlice the eggs and cooked onions and layer these onArrange layers of...
Healthiness: (8 votes) Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 4.9 out of 5 (8 votes)

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Salmagundy  (Victorians)
Use a china tea cup as the salad mouldStart by slicing the ingredients finely, these will be layered in to fill the cupPut a thin layer of lettuce, then egg, chicken and...
Healthiness: (21 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (21 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...

Sea Pittas
Prepare the ingredients and working areaSlice open both of pitta breads with a knife (ask an adult if you need help)Peel the carrotSlice the carrots into...
Healthiness: (3 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (3 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (3 votes)

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Semolina Pudding  (Postwar / Modern)
Well grease an ovenproof dishPut milk into pan and heat until lukewarmSprinkle in the semolinaCook slowly, stirring all the time until it comes to the boil and...
Healthiness: (94 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (94 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (94 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (94 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (94 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (94 votes)
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Shri- Khand - Saffron Spiced Yoghurt (Hindu Cooking)
In a small cup or bowl, soak the strands of saffron in 2 teaspoons of hot waterLet them soak for at least ½ an hour  Then crush them with the back of a...
Healthiness: (1 vote) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (1 vote)

Smoked Haddock & Mediterranean Couscous
1. Soak the tomatoes in water for 1/2 hour 2. Place the haddock fillets in a frying pan, cover with the milk (or water) bring to the boil and then simmer for 10 minutes 3. For the...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (5 votes)

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Spiced Apple Juice or Non-Alcoholic Hippocrass  (Tudors)
Pour the juice into a saucepanBreak the cinnamon quill into pieces and add to the panAdd the runny honey and ginger tooGrate a little fresh nutmeg inWarm...
Healthiness: (43 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (43 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (43 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: (22 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (22 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: (16 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (16 votes)

Summer Fruit Platter
Wash the fruit and take off the stalks and green bitsArrange nicely on a large pretty plateSprinkle with icing sugar and serve
Healthiness: (10 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (10 votes)

Summery Iced Watercress Soup
Dissolve the stock cube in the boiling water Place the watercress into a food processor and blend to a pulp Add the stock and the ice cubes to the watercress and blend...
Healthiness: (2 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (2 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (2 votes)

Sweet Pudding ( fruit salad)
Put half of the pineapple juice in the bowl Chop the apples Put the apple in the bowlPut in the rasberrysChop the strawberrys Put them in to the...
Healthiness: (6 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (6 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (6 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: (13 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (13 votes)

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Trout in Green Sauce  (Normans / Medieval)
Make the green sauce first:Blanch the spinach by dropping into boiling water for 10 secondsUsing fresh bread, make the breadcrumbs and place in the cooking panChop up...
Healthiness: (8 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (8 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (8 votes)

Tuna Couscous
1. Heat the oil in a non-stick griddle pan and griddle the tuna steak and lemon wedges for two minutes on each side 2. For the couscous: place the couscous into a bowl and cover with boiling...
Healthiness: (4 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (4 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (4 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: (7 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (7 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (7 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: (14 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (14 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: (15 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (15 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (15 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: (5 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)

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Vegetable Pottage  (Tudors)
Prepare the vegetablesPut them in the saucepan with the butter and lightly fry to soften Add the chopped parsley and oatsAdd the stockCover and cook slowly...
Healthiness: (45 votes) Healthiness: 1.1 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 1.1 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 1.1 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 1.1 out of 5 (45 votes)Healthiness: 1.1 out of 5 (45 votes)

White Cabbage Salad
1. Slice the cabbage and the onion as thinly as you can 2. Put everything in a bowl and mix it all together really well 3. That's it! (it is even better if you leave it in the fridge for...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 2.6 out of 5 (5 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: (27 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (27 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (27 votes)

Winter Warming Vegetable Stew
Pour olive oil into a very large pan, put on a gentle heat Add the onions and fry gently until soft, then add the garlic and fry for a further minute Sprinkle over the cumin...
Healthiness: (88 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (88 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (88 votes)

Wonderful Wings
1. Half pitta breads and arrange on a large plate 2. Cut carrot length ways and place between pittas to create body of the butterfly 3. Thinly slice egg and arrange on lower wings. Place...
Healthiness: (5 votes) Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 votes)Healthiness: 4.8 out of 5 (5 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: (13 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (13 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (13 votes)

Zingy Orange Crush
Fill a blender with ice cubes Pour the orange juice over the ice cubes until they are just covered Blend until smooth (don't forget to put the lid on!)Pour into...
Healthiness: (23 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (23 votes)


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