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Nine tips for baking gluten free bread
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Nine tips for baking gluten free bread

Dr Fiorella Amodio|Picture by:B SpradleyBaking gluten free bread without the amazing, almost magical quality of gluten can be quite challenging, but not impossible! Use a blend of gluten free flours to create a yeasty, moist, airy loaf, like & 39;real& 39; bread! Here are some practical tips to help you bake the best gluten free breads.

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Cheesy Nacho Chilli recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceThis is a Mexican style dish, very tasty and cheap to make! My husband loves it!Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK20 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 450g (1 lb) minced beef1 large onion, finely chopped1 garlic clove, crushed1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes1 tablespoon tomato puree1 teaspoon mild chilli powder2 teaspoons ground cumin100g (4 oz) nacho or tortilla chips100g (4 oz) Mexican style cheese or Cheddar1 red pepper, diced2 tablespoons chopped fresh corianderMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:45minBrown the mince, onion, pepper and garlic in 1 tablespoon of oil.
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The best ever houmous recipe

RecipesPopular collectionsEveryday cookingSnacksLovely houmous and so easy to make1 person made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 (400g) tins chickpeasjuice of 2 large lemons150ml light tahini paste60ml olive oil2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushedsalt and pepperchopped parsley to garnishMethodPrep:10min ›Ready in:10minPut the chickpeas in a blender or food processor with the lemon juice and work with the lemon a smooth puree.
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Plain cupcakes recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeCelebration cakesBirthday cakeKids& 39; birthday cakesDelicious cupcakes. Delicious with your favourite icing.Recipe by:Essex, England, UK197 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 8 Cupcakes1 egg50g margarine50g caster sugar50g self raising flour25g grated carrot, apple or chocolate (optional)MethodPrep:10min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:25minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Blackberry Rhubarb Pie recipe

RecipesDish typePies and tartsSweet pies and tartsFruit pies and tartsRhubarb pies and tartsSimply mix rhubarb, berries, sugar and flour together, then spoon the mixture into an unbaked pastry case, dot it with butter, add cover the top with shortcrust pastry. The fruit mixture can also be frozen and used at a later date.
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Yummy Toad in the Hole recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkThis is pure comfort food! Serve with gravy, mashed potato and veg. It& 39;s also very cheap to make too. Great for a family.Recipe by:Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK105 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1/2oz butter1lb pork sausages4oz flourpinch of salt1 egg300ml milkMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:40min ›Extra time:10min resting › Ready in:1hrTo make the batter, sift the flour and salt into a bowl.
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Carrot Halwa recipe

RecipesDish typeDessertThis is a rich and creamy Indian dessert recipe with the goodness of milk, nuts and the natural sweetness of carrots.30 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 kilo (2 1/2 lb) organic carrots50g (2 oz) sultanas115g (4 oz) assorted nuts (cashews & pistachios) chopped5-6 green cardamoms, peeled5-6 cloves1/4 tsp nutmeg powder5 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)500ml (17 fl oz) milk6 tablespoons extra thick double cream200ml (7 fl oz) sweetened condensed milk250g (9 oz) caster sugar, or to tasteMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hrWash, peel and grate the carrots.
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Blue cheese dip recipe

RecipesDish typeStartersThis is a simple and delicious recipe! Serve with toasted ciabatta, crackers, carrots and celery sticks. This dip is also great cold.39 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 225g (8 oz) bacon1 clove garlic, minced3 (200g) packets cream cheese, softened110g (4 oz) blue cheese (Danish blue, Gorgonzola, or Stilton), crumbled30g (1 oz) chopped walnuts or pecans to tasteMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:40min ›Ready in:55minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
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Blackened chicken pizza with yellow tomato salsa recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenA homemade spice blend is used to make this zesty, Cajun-style chicken pizza. Using a shop-bought pizza base, this a fresh and delicious weeknight supper ready in no time.61 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 1/2 tablespoons paprika1 tablespoon garlic powder3 teaspoons salt1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano1 teaspoon cayenne pepper4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets - cut into strips3 tablespoons rapeseed oil1 (250g) punnet yellow cherry tomatoeshalf a red onion, chopped1 green chilli, seeded and chopped1 clove garlic, crushedhalf a bunch fresh coriander, chopped1/2 lime, zested and juicedsalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste1 ready made pizza base225g (8 oz) grated mozzarella cheeseMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:35minPreheat over to 230 C / Gas mark 8.
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Mediterranean cod stew recipe

RecipesDish typeMain courseStew and casseroleFish stewThis delicious low-fat fish stew is a perfect meal for a chilly winter night. Just serve with some fresh, crusty bread and enjoy!67 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 4 cloves garlic, minced2 onions, chopped1 tablespoon olive oil1 (700g) jar passata1.
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Slow cooked tasty chicken curry recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenCuts of chickenChicken breastA slow cooked chicken curry that will leave a lasting impression. Economical and easy to make for a busy household.Recipe by:Fife, Scotland, UK307 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1 tablespoon olive oil4 large skinless, boneless chicken breasts, diced1/2 teaspoon ground coriander1 teaspoon paprika1 tablespoon Madras curry powder1 tablespoon ground cuminpinch saltpinch pepper2 garlic cloves, chopped2 large onions, chopped400ml medium sherry1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger1/2 yellow pepper, chopped1/2 fresh green chilli, deseeded and chopped1 whole red chilli, deseeded and chopped1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes1L water110ml double cream1 bunch fresh chopped parsley1 sprig fresh thyme1 Knorr chicken stock cubeMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:5hr ›Ready in:5hr10minPut olive oil in pan, add diced chicken breast.
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Blackened tuna recipe

RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishTuna Seared fish steaks are a Cajun tradition. This is such a simple yet delicious way to prepare tuna, and it& 39;s ready in minutes.248 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 6 fresh tuna steaks2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning, such as Schwartz or Bart Spices2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons butterMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:8min ›Ready in:13minGenerously coat tuna with Cajun seasoning.
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Thai udon noodle salad recipe

RecipesDish typeSaladPasta saladNoodle salad This is a delicious and flavourful salad that makes a delicious summertime lunch or light supper. Udon noodles can be purchased at most larger supermarkets.66 people made thisIngredientsServes: 7 225g Udon noodles8 tablespoons unsalted crunchy peanut butter120ml milk1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger1 clove garlic, minced3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar3 tablespoons soy sauce1 tablespoon dark sesame oil1/8 teaspoon crushed red chilli flakes1 cucumber, julienned200g fresh bean sprouts2 carrots, grated6 spring onions, thinly sliced4 tablespoons chopped fresh mint1 cos (romaine) lettuce150g chopped peanutsMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:25minIn a large pot of lightly salted boiling water, cook the udon noodles for about five minutes or until tender.
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Toffee chocolate cheesecake recipe

RecipesDish typeCakeCheesecakeToffee cheesecakeThis is an extremely rich chocolate cheesecake with a distinct toffee flavour. Eat more than a sliver only at your own risk!17 people made thisIngredientsServes: 16 175g digestive biscuit crumbs40g cocoa powder200g caster sugar175g melted butter400g caster sugar175ml water350ml double cream225g plain chocolate, coarsely chopped175ml soured cream675g cream cheese4 eggs1 tablespoon vanilla extractMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:1hr45min ›Extra time:8hr chilling › Ready in:10hr45minPreheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Bloke Burgers recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef burgersThis is a quick hamburger recipe that I threw together one night. Pretty good for a bloke! I usually serve it in a big bap with a slice of cheese, fried onions and tomato sauce!346 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 500g (1 lb) beef mince1 slice bread, crumbled1 egg1 to 2 tablespoons mustard3 tablespoons Worcestershire saucesalt and pepper to tasteMethodPrep:5min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:20minIn a large bowl, combine the beef, bread, egg, mustard and Worcestershire sauce and mix well.
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Pork with apples and sauerkraut recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPorkCuts of porkPork chop The sweetness of apples, brown sugar and juniper berries compliment the sauerkraut in this hearty all-in-one pork dish.15 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 4 rashers streaky bacon, cut into 2cm pieces1 onion, chopped1 (500g) jar sauerkraut, drained1 1/2 tablespoons dark dark brown soft sugar1L chicken stock, plus more if needed3 potatoes, quartered1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and sliced12 juniper berries6 whole black peppercorns2 whole cloves1 sprig fresh parsley1 bay leaf4 (170g) boneless pork chops, 1cm thick450g Polish sausage, cut into 5cm piecesMethodPrep:25min ›Cook:1hr20min ›Ready in:1hr45minPlace the bacon in a large, deep saucepan or casserole pot, and cook over medium-high heat, stirring to turn pieces occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes.
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Chilli steamed mussels recipe

RecipesDish typeStartersSeafood startersMussels steamed in a very light creamy tomato basil stock with a chilli kick. You will not be disappointed.40 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 2 tablespoons butter3 tablespoons minced garlic4 shallots, chopped1L beef stock1 fresh jalapeno or green chilli, minced1 fresh red chilli, minced4 fresh tomatoes, coarsely chopped20 fresh basil leaves, torn500ml white wine1 tablespoon cornflour125ml single cream2.
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Toasted almond French toast recipe

RecipesDish typeBreakfastFrench toastThis French toast is perfect for Mother& 39;s Day or a special weekend brunch. Serve with fresh fruit, fruit preserves, honey or warm maple syrup.91 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 140g flaked almonds3 eggs250ml milk3 tablespoons plain flour1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon almond extract1 teaspoon vanilla extract12 thick slices French bread3 tablespoons rapeseed oil3 tablespoons buttericing sugar for dustingMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:20min ›Extra time:1hr chilling › Ready in:1hr50minPlace almonds in a small saucepan over low heat.
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Anisette biscuits recipe

RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesThe orange juice adds nice flavour to these aniseed biscuits. They are a cake-like biscuit that is a Christmas tradition in my family.15 people made thisIngredientsServes: 72 7 eggs400g caster sugar120ml vegetable oil180ml orange juice1 teaspoon almond extract2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 teaspoon lemon extract1 teaspoon aniseed extract5 teaspoons baking powder875g sifted plain flourMethodPrep:40min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:55minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
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Sun-dried tomato and feta pasta recipe

RecipesIngredientsPastaCheese pastaMy husband begs me to make this dish. You& 39;ll love it! Feel free to tailor the ingredient amounts to your taste. This is how we like it, but it is quite forgiving.9 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 500g vermicelli pasta, or spaghetti4 tablespoons olive oil4 cloves garlic, crushed90g sun-dried tomatoes, softened and chopped225g feta cheese, crumbled80g grated Parmesan cheese1 bunch fresh coriander, choppedsalt and freshly ground pepper, to tasteMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:15min ›Ready in:30minBring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil.
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Vegetable and herb risotto recipe

RecipesDish typeMain courseRisotto This risotto is packed with vegetables and fresh herbs, including peppers, onions, fennel, rosemary and mint. Topped with freshly shaved Parmesan, it& 39;s a risotto lover& 39;s delight!60 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 3 tablespoons rapeseed oil3 tablespoons butter85g trimmed, diced fennel1 red pepper, diced1 onion, diced3 cloves garlic, minced3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, divided3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, divided2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary, divided2 teaspoons grated lemon zest, divided1/2 teaspoon ground coriander340g uncooked risotto rice125ml dry white wine825ml chicken stocksalt and pepper to taste1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheeseMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:55minHeat oil and butter in a medium heavy saucepan over medium heat.
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