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  • Deborah Steward,  Recipe

    Fattoush

    FATTOUSH 200g Greek yogurt 2 large Turkish flatbread or naan 6 medium sized tomatoes, cut into 2cm dice 150g radishes, halved, leaving a few of the green leaves on if possible 1 cucumber, peeled and cut into 2cm dice 4 spring onions, thinly sliced 20g mint leaves, torn in half 25g flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped 1 tbsp dried mint 2 garlic cloves, crushed 5 tbsp lemon juice 80ml olive oil, plus extra to drizzle 2 tbsp Lil Miggins sweet…

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    Bacon Cheese and Tomato Tart

    Ingredients For the pastry 175g/6oz plain flour, plus extra for dusting 75g/2¾oz butter, plus extra for greasing salt For the filling 250g/9oz cheddar, grated  4 tomatoes, sliced (optional) 200g/7oz streaky bacon, chopped 5 free-range eggs, beaten 100ml/3½fl oz milk 200ml/7fl oz double cream 2 tablespoons chopped chives freshly ground black pepper Method To make the pastry, sift the flour together with a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Rub in the butter until you have a soft breadcrumb texture.…

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    Treacle Tart

    Treacle tart  (serves 8) Rich shortcrust pastry Ingredients 170 g plain flour Pinch of salt 100 g butter 1 egg yolk 2 tbsp iced water Filling ingredients 450 g golden syrup Grated zest 1 lemon 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp ground ginger 3 eggs, lightly beaten 115 g fresh white breadcrumbs Treacle tart Method Preheat the oven to 190 C/375 F/Gas Mark 5. Place the flour, salt and butter in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a…

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    Flap Jack Recipe

    170g/6oz butter 115g/4oz demerara sugar 55g/2oz golden syrup 225g/8oz porridge oats. 1-Heat oven to 190 degrees C/375 degrees F gas mark 5. 2-Grease a shallow 22x30cm/9×12 in tin or alternatly line with baking parchment(not greaseproof paper) 3-Melt the butter in a saucepan,add the sugar and syrup and heat through,stirring gently. 4-Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the oats. 5-Spread the mixture evenly in the prepared tin. 6-Bake in the centre of the oven for approx 30 minutes…

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    Earl Grey & Orange Tea Loaf

    EARL GREY AND ORANGE TEA LOAF Preparation time-10 minutes Cooking time-1 hour  Ingredients- 3 Earl Grey tea bags 250g mixed dried fruit 60g dark brown muscovado sugar 275g plain flour 2 1/2 level teaspoons plain or wholemeal flour 2 tsp mixed spice 1tsp salt 3 oranges, 2 finely grate the zest of 2 and 1 kept for decorating 2 large free range eggs, lightly beaten 6 tbsp Debs marmalade 50g granulated sugar. Method- 1. Lightly grease  and line a 900g…