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How to Make Scotch-Eggs

How to Make Scotch-Eggs

The humble scotch-egg has received a bit of a make-over of late. Stalls selling all kinds are abound at food fests up and down the country sporting flavours such as black pudding, haggis and chilli have inspired me to finally have a go. I used meat out of good quality sausages, after all they’ve already […]

By September 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Simple and Quick Flatbread

Simple and Quick Flatbread

This simple-to-make flatbread is easy to make using just 3 ingredients and no kneading. All you need is equal measures of self-raising flour and natural yoghurt along with a dash of baking powder. They mop up a good curry to replace chappattis or naans and are fab with my ‘happy soup‘ too. To make 4 […]

By February 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Pickled Ginger

How to Make Pickled Ginger

I’m a recent convert to sushi, introduced to it by my daughter, Gwen, now living in Australia where sushi is to Oz what curries are to the UK. Small sachets of pickled ginger are readily available to accompany your dish and was an absolute revelation and thankfully dead easy to make. Simply divine added to […]

How to make Tomato Ketchup

How to make Tomato Ketchup

Spice up your tomato ketchup with Mike Rutland’s recipe which includes cayenne pepper and ginger as well as various other spices. See also: make-your-own-hp-sauce make-your-own-branston-pickle roasted-red-pepper-ketchup horseradish-sauce how-to-make-chipotle-sauce Ingredients 2.25kg tomatoes 350g apples (about 3 apples) 450ml white vinegar 250g onions 1 level tsp white pepper ¼ level tsp cayenne pepper 1 level tsp ground […]

By February 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make McDonalds fries

How to Make McDonalds fries

McDonalds Fries – Home Recipe Very clear vid on How to make McDonalds fries in the comfort of your own home – ideal for making alongside your home-made KFC

By March 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Making Your Own KFC Chicken

Making Your Own KFC Chicken

We set HF contributor Mike Rutland a challenge: Just what is it that makes a KFC so finger lickin’ good and how to you go about making your own KFC chicken. The key to fried chicken is the spices used. The Colonel, in his well-known Kentucky variation, has over eleven different herbs and spices in […]

By March 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Lime Pickle Recipe

Lime Pickle Recipe

Making Tikka Masala Making Naan Bread Making the Basic Sauce This Lime Pickle Recipe is quick & easy to make! Almost as good as the main dish is the often complimentary dish of condiments, some hot, some spicy and always with a minty Raita (yoghurt and mint). Lime Pickle is a nice, zesty treat in […]

Making Naan Bread

Making Naan Bread

An absolute essential for any true curry fan, and not difficult to make. Some restaurants serve giant naans (known as sleeping bags in our local) which are shared by the whole table. These are more modest sized ones.  You can spice up the naan using flavoured oils. Making Naan Bread – Ingredients – 150ml (5 […]

Making Chicken Tikka Masala

Making Chicken Tikka Masala

Making Basic Sauce Making Naan Bread Making Lime Pickle Tandoori tikka masala (sometimes called makhani) is one of the UK’s favourite curry dishes, but does not exist in India. Why? Well, because the original dish was plain and simple tikka, a dry roasted spiced chicken portion often served as a starter in a restaurant. Our […]

Making a Basic Curry Sauce

Making a Basic Curry Sauce

Maing Lime Pickle Making Naan Bread Making Chicken Tikka Masala A good curry starts with a good sauce, and with a huge variety of curries on offer a restaurant does not have the time to make each sauce individually, so the chefs make a very good base stock sauce, which they then portion out and […]

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