Baby Food

Lara's luscious lychee ice lollies

Laras-luscious-lychee-ice-lollies_cIngredients:
* 1 x 425 g (15 oz) can lychees
* 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Peach, strawberry and raspberry ice lollies

Peach-strawberry-and-raspberry-ice-lollies_cIngredients:
* 200 g (7 oz) strawberries
* 150 g (5 oz) raspberries
* 50 g (2 oz) icing sugar, to taste
* 400 ml (14 fl oz) peach juice

Oven_baked root vegetable chips

Oven-baked-root-vegetable-chips_cIngredients:
* 100 g (4 oz) potatoes, scrubbed
* 100 g (4 oz) sweet potatoes, scrubbed
* 100 g (4 oz) parsnips, scrubbed
* Schwartz Season-All Seasoning (Master Foods All Purpose Spicy Seasoning)
* fresh ground sea-salt
* 1 tbsp olive oil

Dip:
* 100 g (4 oz) cream cheese
* 1/2 tbsp tomato ketchup
* 1/2 tbsp full fat milk
* 1 tsp snipped chives

Rice 'n' easy

Rice-n-easy_cIngredients:
* 200 g (7 oz) long grain white rice
* 1 large shallot or 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
* 1/2 small red pepper (capsicum), de-seeded and chopped
* 1 tbsp chopped parsley
* 225 g (8 oz) chicken breast, chopped
* 450 ml (16 fl oz) passata (tomato puree)
* 1 chicken stock cube dissolved in
* 100 ml (3 fl oz) boiling water
* 1 tbsp garlic puree (paste)
* 1 tsp caster sugar
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

Easy salmon rissoles

Easy-salmon-rissoles_cIngredients:
* 1 x 215 g (7 1/2 oz) can red salmon
* 1 heaped tbsp grated or finely chopped onion
* 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
* 1 tbsp fine matzo meal or fresh breadcrumbs plus 25 g (1 oz) for coating
* 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Mini fish pie

Mini-fish-pieIngredients:
* 200 g (7 02) potatoes, peeled and diced
* 1 tbsp full-fat milk
* a generous knob of butter
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 25 g (1 oz) peeled and finely chopped onion
* 1 tomato, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 15 g (1/2 oz) butter
* 150 g (5 oz) cod fillets, skinned
* 1/2 tsp chopped parsley
* 1 bay leaf
* full-fat milk to cover
* 25 g (1 oz) Cheddar cheese, grated

Fillet of fish with herb butter

Fillet-of-fish-with-herb-butter_cIngredients:
* 450 g (1 lb) thick fillets of cod, skinned
* coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 25 g (1 oz) softened butter
* 2 tbsp chopped mixed fresh herbs, e.g. parsley, thyme, oregano, basil
* 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice

Scarlett's spaghetti Bolognese

Scarletts-spaghetti-Bolognese_cIngredients:
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1 onion, peeled and chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 1 large carrot, grated
* 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) minced meat
* 125 g (4 1/2 oz) button mushrooms, sliced
* 6 tbsp tomato puree (paste)
* 1 tsp mixed dried herbs
* 1 x 400 g (14 oz) can chopped tomatoes
* 150 ml (5 fl oz) chicken or beef stock
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 200 g (7 oz) spaghetti

Meatballs with sweet and sour sauce and Chinese fried rice

Meatballs-with-sweet-and-sour-sauceIngredients:
Meatballs:
* 450 g (1 lb) lean minced beef
* 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
* 1 apple, peeled and grated
* 50g (2 oz) fresh white breadcrumbs
* 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
* 1 chicken stock cube, finely crumbled
* 2 tbsp cold water
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Sweet and sour sauce:
* 1 tbsp soy sauce
* 1/2 tbsp cornflour
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
* 50 g (2 oz) red pepper (capsicum), de-seeded and diced
* 1 x 400 g (14 oz) can chopped tomatoes
* 1 tbsp malt vinegar
* 1 tsp brown sugar
* freshly ground black pepper

Annabel's tasty chicken skewers

chicken-skewers_cIngredients:
* 2 chicken breasts, cut into chunks
* 2 tbsp soy sauce
* 20 g (3/4 oz) light muscovado (light brown) sugar
* 1/2 tbsp lime or lemon juice
* 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1/2 small garlic clove, crushed

Chicken with matchsticks

Chicken-with-matchsticks_cIngredients:
* 2 chicken breasts
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
* 40 g (1 1/2 oz) carrot matchsticks
* 40 g (1 1/2 oz) courgette (zucchini) matchsticks (unpeeled)
* 40 g (1 1/2 oz) baby sweetcorn, sliced in half lengthways

Sauce:
* 1 tsp red wine vinegar
* 1 tbsp soy sauce
* 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
* 1 tbsp olive oil
* 2 tbsp pineapple juice 1 tsp sugar

Cheese and sweetcorn pancakes

Cheese-and-sweetcorn-pancakes_cIngredients:
* 100 g (4 oz) self-raising flour
* 1/2 tsp baking powder
* 1/4 tsp salt
* 1/4 tsp English mustard powder
* 50 g (2 oz) mature
* Cheddar cheese, grated
* 1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion (or use chives)
* 60 g (2 1/2 oz) defrosted frozen or canned sweetcorn
* 1/2 egg, lightly beaten
* 150 ml (5 fl oz) full-fat milk
* 15 g (1/2 oz) butter
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil

Tomato sauce with hidden vegetables

Tomato-sauce-with-hidden-vegetablesIngredients:
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1 onion, peeled and chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 75 g (3 oz) carrots, peeled and sliced
* 1/2 red pepper (capsicum), de-seeded and diced
* 100 g (4 oz) courgettes (zucchini), washed and diced
* 25 g (1 oz) butter
* 1/2 leek, washed and sliced
* 75 g (3 oz) mushrooms, chopped
* 3 plum tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 400 ml (14 fl oz) passata (tomato puree)
* 1 tbsp fresh basil leaves
* 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
* a pinch of sugar
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 50 g (2 oz) mascarpone cheese
* 250 g (9 oz) pasta shapes

Tasty brown rice with lentils

Tasty-brown-rice-with-lentils_cIngredients:
* 1 tbsp olive oil
* 25 g (1 oz) butter
* 1 onion, peeled and chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 1 red pepper (capsicum), cored, de-seeded and diced
* 150 g (5 oz) button mushrooms, sliced
* 150 g (5 oz) brown, green or red lentils
* 600 ml (1 pint) vegetable stock
* 150 g (5 oz) brown rice
* 200 g (7 oz) fresh baby leaf spinach (English spinach), washed
* 3 tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and roughly chopped
* 1 to 2 tsp lemon juice
* 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

Orzo risotto

Orzo-risotto_cIngredients:
* 1 tbsp olive oil 25 g (1 oz) butter
* 2 onions, peeled and finely chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 100 g (4 oz) courgettes (zucchini), washed and diced
* 100 g (4 oz) red/yellow pepper (capsicum), de-seeded and diced
* 100 g (4 oz) button mushrooms, diced
* 300 g (10 oz) orzo or other small pasta shapes
* 1 tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped
* 1 bay leaf
* 1.3 litres (2 pints) chicken or vegetable stock
* 4 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

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