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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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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)

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)

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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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)

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)

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)

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)

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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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: (160 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (160 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (160 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (160 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (160 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (160 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)

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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)

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)

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: (28 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (28 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: (59 votes) Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 4.5 out of 5 (59 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: (99 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (99 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (99 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (99 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (99 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (99 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: (937 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (937 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (937 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (937 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (937 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (937 votes)

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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: (489 votes) Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (489 votes)Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (489 votes)Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (489 votes)Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (489 votes)Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (489 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)

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: (19 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (19 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (19 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: (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)

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: (25 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (25 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)

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: (137 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (137 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (137 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (137 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (137 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (137 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: (101 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (101 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: (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)

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: (10 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (10 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (10 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: (37 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (37 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (37 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: (31 votes) Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (31 votes)Healthiness: 4.4 out of 5 (31 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: (126 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (126 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (126 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: (14 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (14 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: (1883 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1883 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1883 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1883 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1883 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1883 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)

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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: (390 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (390 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (390 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (390 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (390 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (390 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: (56 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (56 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (56 votes)