Microwave cooking

  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Indian

Quorn Curry

Ingredients

1 large onion, finely chopped | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 350g pack Quorn Pieces | 1 tsp fresh root ginger, grated | 1 tbsp garam masala powder | 2 tsp crushed chilli seeds (or more if required) | 1 tsp ground cumin | 1 tsp ground turmeric | 397g/14 oz can chopped tomatoes | 113g/4 oz frozen peas | 227g/8 oz very low fat natural yogurt
  • Complexity: easy

Veggy Chilli Con Carne

Ingredients

340g/12 oz onions, chopped | 350g pack Quorn Mince | 2 garlic cloves (optional) | 397g/14 oz can red kidney beans, drained | 397g/14 oz can green beans, drained | 2 x 397g/14 oz cans chopped tomatoes | 2 tsp dried oregano | 2 tsp crushed chilli seeds
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Indian

Chick Pea & Pepper Curry

Ingredients

1 yellow pepper, deseeded & sliced | 1 green pepper, deseeded & sliced | 1 onion, chopped | 2 carrots, chopped | 2 garlic cloves, crushed | 397g/14 oz can plum tomatoes, chopped | 1 tsp freshly chopped coriander | 3 level tbsp curry powder | 1 vegetable stock cube, crumbled | salt & ground black pepper | 397g/14 oz can chick peas, drained
  • Time: Cooking time: 1 - 1 1/4 hours; Microwave cooking time: 4-5 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy
  • Origin: Eastern Europe

Baked jacket potatoes

Ingredients

sea salt and freshly ground black pepper | 1 x 227g/8oz baking potato (6 Sins on Original) | 2 tablespoons very low fat natural yogurt

Baked potatoes can make a versatile light meal to serve for a TV supper curled up in front of the fire. In fact, they are the ultimate in quick and easy snack meals — just pop them in a conventional or microwave Oven for the specified time and then add your favourite topping.

Mulled Wine 2

Mulled-Wine_cIngredients:
* 2 lemons
* 1 (70cl) bottle inexpensive red wine
* 1 pint (600ml) water
* 8 cloves
* 1 stick cinnamon
* 2-4 oz (50-100g) caster sugar
* 4 tablespoons brandy or sherry
* lemon slices, to decorate

Hot Whisky Toddy

Hot-Whisky-Toddy_cIngredients:
* juice of 1 lemon
* 1/8 pint (65ml) water
* 1oz (25g) sugar
* a good tot of whisky

Lemon Curd 3

Lemon-Curd_cIngredients:
* 3 eggs
* 8oz (225g) granulated sugar
* grated rind and juice of 3 large lemons
* 4oz (100g) butter

Easy Foolproof Marmalade

Easy-Foolproof-Marmalade_CIngredients:
* 1 thin-skinned juicy lemon
* leftover peel of about 6 satsumas
* 4lb (1.75kg) sugar
* 1 can prepared Seville oranges
* about 3/4 pint (450ml) water

Apple and Molasses Chutney

Apple-and-Molasses-Chutney_cIngredients:
* 1lb (450g) Bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced
* 1 large onion, chopped
* 1 tablespoon salt
* good 1/2 pint (300ml) pickling vinegar
* 8oz (225g) dark muscovado sugar or molasses sugar
* 2 fat cloves garlic, crushed
* 6oz (175g) sultanas
* 2 level tablespoons dry mustard
* 2 level tablespoons ground ginger
* 4 drops Tabasco sauce

Rhubarb and Raisin Chutney

Rhubarb-and-Raisin-Chutney_cIngredients:
* 1lb (450g) rhubarb, trimmed and thinly sliced
* 8oz (225g) raisins
* 8oz (225g) light or dark muscovado sugar
* 1/2 pint (300ml) cider vinegar
* 1/4 pint (150ml) water
* 1/2 teaspoon allspice
* 2-3 whole cloves
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1 teaspoon mustard seed
* 1 teaspoon celery seeds
* 2 onions, finely chopped

Tomato Chutney

Tomato-ChutneyIngredients:
* 1 1/2 lb (675g) green or red tomatoes, skinned and sliced
* 1 small red pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
* 1 large onion, chopped
* 6oz (175g) Bramley apples, weighed when peeled, cored and chopped
* 3oz (75g) raisins
* 1 level tablespoon salt
* 1/2 inch (1cm) piece, peeled root ginger
* a little Cayenne pepper
* 6oz (175g) dark or light muscovado sugar
* 1/2 pint (300ml) malt vinegar

Spiced Vinegar

Spiced-Vinegar_cIngredients:
* 2 pints (1.2 litres) vinegar
* 6 whole cloves
* 1 stick cinnamon
* 1 inch (2.5cm) piece peeled root ginger
* 8 peppercorns

Bread with sesame or poppy seeds

Bread1_cIngredients:
* 1/2 pint (300ml) water
* 2 teaspoons dried yeast
* 2 teaspoons sugar
* 8oz (225g) wholewheat flour
* 8oz (22 5g) strong plain white flour
* 2 teaspoons salt
* 1oz (25g) lard
* a little beaten egg, to glaze
* sesame or poppy seeds

Scones 2

Scones_cIngredients:
* 4oz (100g) self raising flour
* 1oz (25g) margarine
* 1/2 oz (15g) caster sugar
* 1oz (25g) dried mixed fruit generous
* 1/8 pint (65ml) milk
* a little beaten egg to glaze

Mince Pies 2

Mince-Pies_cIngredients:
For the pastry:
* 8oz (225g) plain flour
* 2oz (50g) lard
* 2oz (50g) margarine
* about 8 teaspoons water

For the filling:
* about 8oz (225g) mincemeat
* a little icing sugar, to dust

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