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Christmas pudding

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2 oz currants
3 oz raisins
3 oz sultanas
5 glace cherries, finely chopped
1 small cooking apple, peeled, cored and chopped
1 oz mixed candied peel, chopped
1 1/2 oz shelled almonds, skinned and chopped
finely grated rind of 1 small lemon
grated rind and juice of 1 small orange
2 oz flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground mixed spice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
2 oz dark brown sugar
1 oz fresh breadcrumbs
2 oz shredded suet
3 tablespoons stout
2 tablespoons brandy
1 tablespoon black treacle or molasses
2 eggs, beaten
milk

Orange creams

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4 large firm oranges
1/2-3/4 pint milk
1 oz cornflour
2 oz sugar
2 oz chocolate chips

Pineapple upside down pudding

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6 oz butter
3 oz dark brown sugar
1 x 1 lb can pineapple rings
5 glace cherries,
4 oz sugar
5 oz flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 eggs, beaten

Steamed treacle pudding

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3 oz flour
3 oz fresh white breadcrumbs
2 oz sugar
2 oz shredded suet
1egg
6 tablespoons golden syrup
1 tablespoon black treacle
3-4 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Bakewell tart

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For the pastry
4 oz flour
2 oz butter
1 oz sugar
2 egg yolks, beaten
For the filling
2 oz butter
2 oz sugar
1 oz ground almonds
2 oz cake crumbs
few drops vanilla essence
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons raspberry jam
For the topping
4 oz icing sugar, sifted
1 tablespoon water
red food colouring

Honey cheesecake

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3 oz butter
6 oz sweet biscuits, crushed
1 lb cream cheese
4 oz caster sugar
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
1/4 pint sour cream
3 tablespoons clear honey
For the decoration
7 oz cherry pie filling
1/4 pint double cream, whipped

Kedgeree

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6 oz smoked haddock
3/4 oz butter
1 hard-boiled egg, chopped
9 oz cooked rice
2 tablespoons single cream
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon paprika

Halibut with prawn sauce

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4 thick halibut steaks
1/2 oz butter, softened
4 oz peeled prawns
1/4 pint double cream
2 tablespoons ketchup

Salmon steaks with lemon

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4 x 6 oz salmon steaks
1 tablespoon lemon juice
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons flour
1 oz butter

Veal escalopes Swedish _ style

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4 x 4 oz slices veal escalope
1 oz flour
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 oz butter
1 onion, chopped
1 x 8 oz can button mushrooms
1 teaspoon dried oregano
4 fl oz dry red wine
5 tablespoons double cream
chopped fresh parsley

Veal and pimentos in creamy sauce

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1 lb fillet of veal
1 x 8 oz can red pimentos, drained
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 pint hot chicken stock
salt and freshly ground pepper
1 egg yolk
1/4 pint sour cream

Lamb chops stuffed with orange slices

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4 thick lamb chops
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons Demerara sugar
4 orange slices, rinds removed and halved
7 tablespoons hot chicken stock
2 tablespoons clear honey
salt and freshly ground pepper
mint sprigs

Kebabs a la Grecque

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4 lambs' kidneys, cored and cubed
1 lb lean boned leg of lamb, cubed
1 aubergine, peeled and cubed
1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into squares
6 button mushrooms
6 small firm tomatoes
For the marinade
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
juice of 1/2 lemon
1 small onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
salt and freshly ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 bay leaves

Lamb and aubergine casserole

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4 aubergines
2 oz butter
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 lb minced lamb
2 tablespoons boiling stock
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
salt and freshly ground pepper
2x 14 oz cans tomatoes, drained
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Shepherd's pie with beef

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1 large onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon tomato puree
1 beef stock cube, crumbled
1/2 pint beef stock
12 oz cooked minced beef
1 tablespoon flour
salt and freshly ground pepper
1 lb potatoes, peeled and cubed
4 tablespoons water
1/2 oz butter
6 tomatoes, pricked

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