Month: January 2017

Buttermilk scones

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baking

These buttermilk scones are easy to make, and last a few days, if you don’t eat them all at once! Now one cup of buttermilk is not a lot to buy, however an easy fix is to have a jar of buttermilk powder in the cupboard. To make one cup of buttermilk normally requires 1 cup of water with 2 tablespoons of buttermilk powder. Don’t skimp on the melted butter for brushing pre-bake – it […]

Sweet and sour meatballs

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cooking / food

A very nice comfort-food, very easy to make… sweet and sour meatballs. Easy to make, and great served with basmati rice. INGREDIENTS 1½ lbs lean ground beef 2 slices of bread, cut into small cubes 1 egg 1 finely diced onion salt and pepper flour 1 can consommé ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup white vinegar Mix together the beef, bread, egg, onion and salt and pepper. Roll into balls about 1″ in diameter and […]

A quick chicken pilau

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cooking / curry

Looking for a one-pot Indian dish? Look no further than the quick chicken pilau from the Hairy Biker’s book “Great Curries“. A pilau is a pilaf, where the style of cooking involves cooking the rice within a seasoned broth. In this case, a base of chicken, onion, red pepper, green beans and curry paste is combined with basmatic rice, and a broth made of saffron infused chicken stock. Coming soon… recipes from  “Made in India: Cooked in Britain: Recipes […]