RecipesDish typeStartersAn extremely easy yet elegant starter. A great dish to make ahead, then bake just before serving.278 people made thisIngredientsServes: 16 1 tablespoon olive oil16 spears fresh asparagus, trimmed16 slices prosciuttoMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:30minPreheat the oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
Ruth Werner and Nancy Newberry|A fresh fruit bouquet makes for a fun - and healthy - centrepiece at parties, barbecues or special occasions. Kids and adults alike will adore it, and with just a little effort it& 39;s surprisingly easy to make.1Gather your materials:A foam ball to fit the vase or decorative flower pot you will put the final bouquet in.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishSalmonSmoked salmon This method of smoking salmon has been used for many years and is surprisingly easy to do with your own barbecue. The salmon is slow cooked, producing a rich, smoky flavour.48 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 60x20x2.5cm untreated cedar plankcoarse sea salt6 (120g) fillets salmon125ml extra virgin olive oil1 large red onion, chopped1 lemon, sliced1/2 tablespoon black peppercorns, crushedMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:15min ›Extra time:12hr soaking › Ready in:12hr20minSubmerge untreated cedar plank in water.
RecipesDish typeSaladGreen saladRocket saladThis very interesting salad is a great starter for entertaining. All measurements can be altered to taste.33 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 3 (100g) bags fresh rocket1 (250g) punnet mushrooms, cleaned and sliced200g (7 oz) roasted red peppers from a jar, sliced1 medium-sized red chilli, sliced50g (2 oz) fresh basil leaves, ripped2 cloves garlic, crushedRind of 1 lemonJuice of half a lemon3 tablespoons Olive Oil50g (2 oz) Parmesan cheeseMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:15minSaute mushrooms in butter and oil for 5-7 minutes, or until tender.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef pastaA lovely combination of mince, macaroni and a luscious cheese sauce, this is pure comfort food! It& 39;s tasty and cheap to make too!Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK53 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 225g (8 oz) macaroni1 to 2 tablespoons oil1 large onion, finely chopped1 to 2 cloves garlic, crushed2 carrots, diced450g (1 lb) minced beef150ml (5 fl oz) beef stock1 bay leaf1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire saucesalt and pepper to taste1 teaspoon dried oregano4 tablespoons tomato ketchup25g (1 oz) butter or margarine25g (1 oz) flour300ml (1/2 pint) milk85g (3 oz) cheese, gratedMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:15min › Ready in:1hr30minCook the macaroni in plenty of boiling salted water for about 12 minutes, then drain.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBraised beefCooked right, beef heart is fantastically tender. Great for those that like nose-to-tail eating!99 people made thisIngredientsServes: 7 2kg beef heart4 tablespoons plain floursalt and pepper to taste3 tablespoons butter1 onion, chopped2 carrots, chopped2 potatoes, chopped2 teaspoons dried thyme250ml beef stock125ml red wineMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:1hr5min ›Ready in:1hr30minWash the heart and remove any fat and arteries.