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Christmas Pudding

wpid-wp-1436005055711.jpg 150g raisins
150g sultanas
150g currants
100g mixed peel
100g glace cherries
120mL brandy

50g suet/lard
50g butter
80g SR Wholemeal Flour
80g SR Flour
1 1/2 tsp mixed spice
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
180 g brown sugar

1 apple (peeled, and grated)
1 carrot (peeled and grated)
1 lemon (juice and zest)
1 orange (juice and zest)
1 tbsp treacle or golden syrup
3 eggs


Osso Bucco

Lamb ShanksOlive Oil
4 pieces osso bucco
plain flour
1-2 onions
1 can peeled/chopped tomatoes
300mL dry white wine
300mL chicken/beef/vegetable stock
lemon rind
bay leaves

Quince Paste

8 quinces
2 lemons (juiced)
1/2 quince weight white sugar

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

2kg onions
70g butter
80mL dry sherry
30mL white wine vinegar
100mL red wine
salt, pepper
grated grueyere cheese
baguette bread

Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding

200g dates, pitted and chopped
1tsp bi-carb soda
1 1/4 cups boiling water
50g butter
2/3 cup brown (or raw) sugar
2 eggs
2/3 cup SR flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract/essence

300g brown sugar
1 cup cream
100g butter
100mL brandy
1/2 tsp lemon juice

Potato and Leek Soup

2 cups vegetable stock (here)Potato and Leek Soup
8 medium size potatoes
1 onion
1 small bunch spring onions
2 shallots
6 leeks
2 clove garlic
salt and pepper
olive oil
1L milk
3L water
100mL cream



Approx 1kg fruit (peeled/pitted/pipped/stoned)
2 lemons (juiced)
2L water
50g pectin (or jamsetta)
1-2 cups white sugar