The Cook Book


Jalebi Recipe

Ingredients Ingredients 1 litre vegetable oil, for deep-frying flaked almonds or finely chopped pistachios, to serve 200g caster sugar small pinch of saffron 1⁄4 tsp green cardamom powder, or use

sir lankan fried chicken hoppers

Sri Lankan fried chicken & hoppers

To prepare the chicken, tip the coconut milk into a jug and stir in the garlic, spices and 1 tsp salt. Put the chicken in a plastic container or roasting

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Chicken gyros

Tip the chicken into a large bowl and add the marinade ingredients, along with 1 tsp salt and plenty of black pepper. Mix well, ensuring each thigh is well coated.

chicken pizza

BBQ chicken pizza

Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Tip the flour into a mixer with a dough hook, or a bowl. Add the yeast, salt, oil and 200ml warm water then mix

sticky chicken chorizo skewers

Sticky chicken & chorizo skewers

Whisk the olive oil, vinegar, thyme, paprika, garlic and 2 tbsp honey with plenty of black pepper. Pour ¾ of the marinade over the chicken and chorizo, reserving the rest

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Creamy tarragon chicken bake

Mix half the oil and flour in a saucepan (off the heat), then blend in the soya milk (it must be well blended before heating). Bring the sauce slowly to

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Cuddly egg men

Put the flour into a large bowl and stir in the salt, sugar and yeast. Pour in 250ml water and the oil and mix to a soft dough. Add a

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Selkirk Bannock

In a large bowl, mix the yeast and caster sugar with 250ml warm water. Let it stand for 10 mins until the mixture becomes frothy. Tip in the flour and

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Mango tea loaf plait

Cut the flesh off one mango and blitz to a purée in a food processor, then set aside. Finely dice the second mango and set aside separately. Gently warm the

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Christmas morning spiced bread

Sift the flour, salt and cinnamon into a bowl. Stir in the sugar and yeast, then make a well in the centre. Pour the milk into a small pan, add