Siberia

  • Complexity: advanced

Manti in multicooker

Ingredients

For the dough: | 500 g (18 oz) wheat flour | 2 eggs | 15 ml vegetable oil | 200 ml water | salt | For the mince: | 300 g (10 oz) veal fillet | 300 g (10 oz) pork fillet | 2 eggs | 100 g (3.5 oz) onions | 5 g (0.18 oz) garlic | 1 liter water | salt, spices

Berry juice

Ingredients

500 g (18 oz) cowberry | 80 g (3 oz) honey | 2 liters water

Special Potato Bake

Ingredients

908g/2 lb potatoes, peeled & chopped | 4 tbsp very low fat natural fromage frais | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 28g/1 oz reduced fat strong cheddar cheese, grated | salt & ground black pepper | 113g/4 oz frozen petit pois

Mushroom stuffing for fish fillets

Ingredients

25 g (1 oz) butter | 125 g (4 oz) large open mushrooms, finely chopped | 1 small onion, chopped | 75 g (3 oz) fresh white breadcrumbs | 2 tablespoons lemon juice | 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley | 2 egg yolks, beaten | salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Time: 50 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Italian

Chilli Calzone

Ingredients

1/2 x 560 g (20 oz) packet bread mix | Filling: | 2 tablespoons olive oil | 2 garlic cloves, crushed | 1 large onion, chopped | 500 g (1 lb) lean minced beef | 2 tablespoons ground coriander | 1 tablespoon chilli powder | 325 g (11 oz) can sweetcorn, drained | 375 g (12 oz) mozzareila cheese, sliced | 1 teaspoon dried marjoram | 1/2 teaspoon chopped dried thyme | salt and freshly ground black pepper

Mexicali Golden Corn Pancakes

Ingredients

75 g (3 oz) cornmeal | 25 g (1 oz) plain flour | 2 eggs | 300-450 ml (1/2-3/4 pint) milk | oil or butter, for cooking | salt and freshly ground black pepper | Filling: | 1 green pepper, cored, deseeded and diced | 1 large onion, finely chopped | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 2 tablespoons peanut oil | 250 g (8 oz) lean minced beef | 250 g (8 oz) lean minced pork | 150 ml (1/4 pint) boiling beef stock | 400 g (13 oz) can chopped tomatoes | 1 teaspoon chilli powder (optional) | Topping: | 2 large ripe avocado pears, peeled, stoned and diced | juice of 1/2 lemon | 1 gariic clove, crushed | 150 ml (1/4 pint) soured cream | 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves

Beef and Potato Clock Flan

Ingredients

125 g (4 oz) plain flour | 75 g (3 oz) butter or margarine | 125 g (4 oz) mashed potato | 1 tablespoon sunflower oil | 1 onion, chopped | 250 g (8 oz) lean minced beef | 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs | 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce | 250 g (8 oz) can chopped tomatoes | 1 tablespoon tomato puree | salt and freshly ground black pepper

Veal and Apple Pasties with Walnuts

Ingredients

400 g (13 oz) packet shortcrust pastry | beaten egg, to glaze | Filling: | 500 g (1 lb) minced veal | 1 large cooking apple, peeled, cored and diced | 50 g (2 oz) chopped walnuts | 1 small onion, finely chopped | 2 tablespoons chopped mixed fresh herbs, e.g. thyme, parsley, sage, marjoram, rosemary | 50 g (2 oz) raisins | salt and freshly ground black pepper

Beef and Olive Pasties

Ingredients

75 g (3 oz) plain flour | 75 g (3 oz) wholemeal flour | 1 teaspoon 'easy blend' dried yeast | 25 g (1 oz) soy margarine | 5 tablespoons skimmed milk | 250 g (8 oz) lean minced beef | 1 small onion, sliced thinly | 2 firm tomatoes, skinned and chopped | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 8 stuffed green olives, halved | milk, to glaze | 1 tablespoon bran | salt and freshly ground black pepper | To garnish: | sliced tomatoes | finely chopped basil

Ragu Bolognese Sauce (minced beef, chicken livers)

spaghetti-alla-BologneseIngredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil
50 g (2 oz) smoked streaky bacon, derinded and diced
1 onion, finely chopped
1 small carrot, diced
1 celery stick, diced
375 g (12 oz) finely minced beef
125 g (4 oz) chicken livers, finely chopped
4 tablespoons dry vermouth or white wine
300 ml (1/2 pint) beef stock
1  tablespoon tomato puree
grated nutmeg
2 tablespoons single cream
salt and pepper

Mince Kebab with Shredded lettuce

mince-kebabIngredients:

750 g (1 1/2 lb) minced beef
2 garlic doves, crushed
2 green chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
1 teaspoon salt
oil
1 small lettuce, shredded, to serve

To garnish:

sprigs of coriander
lemon quarters

Thai Stuffed Omelette with Minced Meat

thai-stuffed-omeletteIngredients:

3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
125 g (4 oz) lean minced pork
1 tablespoon nam pla (fish sauce)
1/2 tablespoon sugar
125 g (4 oz) finely chopped onion
1 tomato, skinned and chopped
3 eggs, beaten
coriander leaves, to garnish
freshly ground black pepper

Cocktail Meatballs with Barbecue Dip

cocktail-meatballs-with-barIngredients:

500 g (1 lb) minced beef
1  onion, grated
50 g (2 oz) fresh white
breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons chopped
parsley
1  egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons oil
salt and pepper

Barbecue Dip:

25 g (1 oz) butter
1 onion, chopped
250 g (8 oz) can tomatoes
50 g (2 oz) pitted green olives
1 teaspoon dry mustard
few drops of Tabasco sauce
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Cocktail Meatballs with Barbecue Dip

cocktail-meatballs-with-barIngredients:

500 g (1 lb) minced beef
1  onion, grated
50 g (2 oz) fresh white
breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons chopped
parsley
1  egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons oil
salt and pepper

Barbecue Dip:

25 g (1 oz) butter
1 onion, chopped
250 g (8 oz) can tomatoes
50 g (2 oz) pitted green olives
1 teaspoon dry mustard
few drops of Tabasco sauce
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Stuffed Mushrooms with minced pork

STUFFED-MUSHROOMSIngredients:

4 large mushrooms
125 g (4 oz) minced pork
25 g (1 oz) butter
grated rind of 1 lemon
1  tablespoon fresh white breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons chopped sage
olive oil, for brushing
salt and pepper
watercress sprigs, to garnish

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