Fish Chips & Mushy Peas

Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 4. Peel and chop the potatoes into thick chips, then coss with the olive oil and some salt. Arrange on a large non-stick baking tray and roast for 20 mins, turning halfway. Lightly toast the bread, then pulse briefly in a food processor for coarse…

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Roast Beef Dinner

Ready in about 2 1/2 hours (for medium beef) Ingredients 2kg piece boned and rolled sirloin beef Beef dripping, softened, or olive oil 1 tsp plain flour 600ml good beef stock, preferably home-made For the Yorkshire puddings 225g plain flour 1/2 tsp salt 4 medium eggs 300ml milk METHOD How…

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Summer Sways Trifle

Ingredients For the base 500g/1lb 2oz frozen summer fruit (raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants work well) 50g/2oz caster sugar, or more to taste 2 tbsp blackcurrant or raspberry liqueur (cassis or Chambord) 500ml/18fl oz cloudy apple juice 5 sheets leaf gelatine 250g/9oz madiera cake For the custard 250g/9oz mascarpone…

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Yorkshire Puddings

Ingredients 125g/4½oz plain flour 2 medium free-range eggs 300ml/10fl oz full-fat milk sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 tbsp goose fat, beef dripping or lard (if you are vegetarian, you can use rapeseed oil, sunflower oil or vegetable oil) Preparation method Sieve the flour into a large bowl.…

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