RecipesDish typeSaladPasta saladCouscous saladThis couscous salad is a summer favourite, great for picnics and light lunches in the garden! Walnuts can be used instead of the pine nuts, and either are nice toasted before adding to the salad.50 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 475ml water230g couscous1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper2 tablespoons red wine vinegar1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard120ml olive oil1 cucumber, seeded and chopped110g crumbled feta cheese6 spring onions, chopped20g chopped fresh parsley4 tablespoons toasted pine nutsMethodPrep:10min ›Extra time:1hr30min chilling › Ready in:1hr40minBring the water to the boil in a saucepan over high heat.
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Whether you& 39;ve heaps of fresh fruit and veg from your garden or allotment, or you& 39;ve found some great produce on offer, follow these tips to freeze them to enjoy throughout the year. It& 39;s thrifty and easy, and you& 39;ll thank yourself later when you& 39;ve got a stock of fruit and veg in the deep freeze come winter.
Tomatoes come in a wide variety of tastes, shapes, colours and sizes that you can use in fresh salads or process and freeze for sauces and soups.They need sunny locations with well-drained soil. Although tomatoes are vigorous growers, they require a relatively small space for large production. This article tells you how to select tomato seeds and plants, how to plant tomatoes step by step, and how to maintain, prune and harvest tomatoes.
There are several methods for cooking rice, and here we show you how to cook rice four simple ways - on the stove, in the microwave, in a slow cooker and in the oven.What you& 39;ll need...• 200g long grain white rice• 500ml water• 1 teaspoon salt• 1 teaspoon butter or oilPrepare the rice.
Learn how to make BBQ ribs so tender and mouthwatering that you& 39;ll be craving them all summer long. Easy to make, and perfect for sharing!1Choose baby back ribs or spareribsBaby back ribs are cut from higher up on the pig, and are leaner, meatier and cook a little faster than spare ribs.
Maybe it& 39;s your first Christmas hosting the family, or perhaps you& 39;re looking for new dishes to accompany your Christmastime traditions. Either way, we& 39;ve gathered some delicious ideas to help you put together a delectable Christmas dinner menu.
Cutting a mango is quite easy once you learn how to manoeuvre around the stone in the centre and how to efficiently peel the flesh and cut it into cubes. This step by step guide shows you how!1Cut lengthways on either side of the large stone in the centre to get two mango halves, called & 39;cheeks& 39;.
Jennifer Anderson|Picture by:naples34102During our short barbecuing season, make the most of suppers in the garden with this guide to barbecuing beef.Tips for barbecuing beefWhether it& 39;s a burger or a steak, look to these tips for barbecuing beef:BeefburgersMaking burgers seems simple enough.
Picture by:chibi chefAll of your turkey queries are answered here, with our concise guide to frequently asked questions on preparing, cooking and storing turkey.How do I roast a turkey?First remove the giblets from the fresh or thawed turkey. Next, rinse the turkey inside and out, then pat dry with kitchen paper.
Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease caused by the immune system reacting to gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye.Whether you have been diagnosed with coeliac disease or have a gluten intolerance or gluten sensitivity, or you just simply want to try a gluten free diet, life will be a little different, and baking will certainly be different.
Containers on a sunny balcony or patio offer an excellent alternative to traditional gardening. This article walks you through container and soil choices, crop selection, how to water and fertilise container plants, and additional pointers about how to make your container garden a success.
You& 39;ve put all this effort into cooking your turkey to perfection for Christmas dinner; now master the carving bit with our easy step-by-step guide!Firstly, don& 39;t feel obligated to carve tableside. Though it& 39;s an admirable tradition in many families, it& 39;s perfectly fine to carve the turkey in the kitchen and bring the arranged platter to the table.
Dish typeIngredientsMethodCuisinesDiet & lifestylePopular collectionsOccasionsWatch this video to see how to make a basic cranberry sauce, then see how to transform the base recipe into something new and exciting with just a few lovely additions.What you& 39;ll needBasic cranberry sauce200g caster sugar225ml water or orange juice350g fresh cranberriesSee the full recipe to save, print or add your photo and review!
Strawberries are easy to grow, whether you have a garden or a small sunny balcony, because their shallow roots make them ideal container plants. The key to growing tasty strawberries is selecting disease-resistant varieties that fit your locale. When strawberries are not bearing, they are an attractive ground cover.
Weeds rob your plants of water, nutrients, sunlight and space. Weeding is a necessary task and part of your garden maintenance. This article describes how to weed, how to use mulch to suppress weeds and how to turn weeds into something valuable – compost.Get the rootYou can eliminate juvenile weeds using a hand or pole cultivator.
There& 39;s more than one way to separate eggs! Watch our video to see how to separate eggs no less than four different ways.Method 1 - With the shellCrack the egg open carefully so you don& 39;t break the yolk. Working over a bowl, gently transfer the yolk back and forth between the two shell halves, letting the white fall into the bowl below.
A perfectly roast joint of beef is fantastically simple to achieve with these three easy steps. Your Sunday lunches will never be the same!What you need to make a delectable roastBoneless beef roasting joint tied in butcher& 39;s twineSalt and pepperOil (olive or vegetable)Vegetables such as carrots, onions, potatoes - cut in large chunksLiquid such as beef or chicken stock, dry red wine or beerheavy-bottomed frying pankitchen tongslarge roasting tin or dish with a fitted lidPrepare the jointFirst, preheat your oven to 150 C / Gas 2 - a low cooking temperature makes for moist, tender and flavourful roast beef.
You can make gravy from any meat or poultry, such as the dripping from roast beef, chicken or turkey. To make gravy, you will need:Heat-proof glass measuring jugWire whiskWooden or stainless steel spatulaSpoons of various sizesTwo saucepans, ideally one with slanted sidesStep 1: DegreaseDegreasing means that you remove the fat.
RecipesDish typeCakeCakes with fruitBanana cakeYummy scrummy banana and raisin cake :)Recipe by:Devon, England, UK39 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 12 slices in a rectangular roasting dish300g self raising flour200g caster sugar200g unsalted butter3 large eggs2 very ripe bananas2 large handfuls sultanas or raisins2 drops vanilla extracticing sugar for dustingMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:20min ›Ready in:35minCream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
RecipesDish typeCakeAdd cherries, sultanas or anything to this recipe to make it your own!!!! I add food colouring for parties - anything !! :)344 people made thisIngredientsServes: 5 200g self raising flour200g granulated sugar200g margarine or butter4 eggsMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:20min › Ready in:2hr20minCream butter and sugar untill light and fluffy.