Siberia

Barbecued Wild Duck

Barbecued-Wild-DuckIngredients:
* 1 x 1 kg (2 lb) young wild duck (dressed weight)
* 2 large garlic cloves, peeled
* 1 small onion, halved
* 2 rosemary sprigs
* 1 orange, halved
* 150 ml (1/4 pint) olive oil
* 1 tablespoon juniper berries, crushed
* 2 slices French bread, diagonally cut
* 3 tablespoons crab apple or redcurrant jelly
* salt and pepper

To serve:
* orange slices
* 1 bunch of watercress, trimmed and chopped

Lamb chops in espagnole sauce _ menus for two

LAMB-CHOPS-IN-ESPAGNOLESAUCPREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 26 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full); then Medium Low (35%)

4 x 75 g (3 oz) lamb chops,
2.5 cm (1 inch) thick
25 g (1 oz) butter

1 small onion, finely
chopped
2 rashers back bacon, rinds
removed and chopped
25 g (1 oz) flour

300ml (1/2 pint) hot strong
beef stock
1/4 teaspoon powdered bay
leaf
2 parsley sprigs
5 thyme sprigs

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground
black pepper
salt


Roast onions _ menus for two

Roast-onionsPREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes
COOKING TIME: 4 minutes, plus standing
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt

225 g (8 oz) baby onions,
peeled and left whole

1 tablespoon soft dark
brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon paprika


A browning dish is required forthis recipe.

Mushroom and walnut quiche _ menus for two

MUSHROOM-AND-WALNUTQUICHEPREPARATION TIME: about 20 minutes
COOKING TIME: 20-25 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full); then Medium Low (35%)

Pastry:
75 g (3 oz) plain flour
pinch of salt
40 g (1 1/2 oz) soft margarine
1 tablespoon cold water
Filling:
15 g (1/2 oz) butter

1 small onion, peeled and
finely chopped

75 g (3 oz) button
mushrooms, sliced
15 g (1/2 oz) walnuts,
chopped
1 x 170 g (6 floz) can
evaporated milk
3 eggs
salt

freshly ground black
pepper


Brussels sprouts in rosemary marinade _ menus for two

BRUSSELS-SPROUTS-IN-ROSEMARPREPARATION TIME: 5 - 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 9 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


Marinade:
8 tablespoons water

2 teaspoons fresh lemon
juice
2 teaspoons rosemary
leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt

pinch of freshly ground
black pepper

1/2 small onion, cut into 4
slices
350 g (12 oz) fresh sprouts
or 225 g (8 oz) frozen
sprouts
1 teaspoon butter

Shepherd's pie _ menus for two

SHEPHERDS-PIEPREPARATION TIME: about 10minutes (excluding potatoes)
COOKING TIME: about 10 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


1/2 onion, peeled and finely
chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 1/2 tablespoons flour

1/2 beef stock cube,
crumbled
150ml (1/4 pint) boiling
water

225 g (8 oz) minced
cooked beef
salt

freshly ground black
pepper
225 g (8 oz) cooked
mashed potatoes

Lyonnaise potatoes _ menus for two

LYONNAISE-POTATOESPREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 12 minutes, plus browning
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

25 g (1 oz) butter
100 g (4 oz) onions, peeled
and finely sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground
black pepper

350 g (12 oz) potatoes,
peeled and washed
1 teaspoon chopped fresh
parsley
sprig of parsley, to garnish


Stuffed aubergine _ menus for two

STUFFED-AUBERGINEPREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 12 minutes, plus browning
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

1 x 350 g (12 oz)
aubergine
1 small onion, finely
chopped
1/2 green pepper, seeded and
finely chopped
225 g (8 oz) tomatoes,
skinned and finely
chopped
50 g (2 oz) mushrooms,
chopped

50 g (2 oz) butter or
margarine
40 g (1 1/2 oz) fresh brown
breadcrumbs
salt

freshly ground black
pepper
100 g (4 oz) Cheshire
cheese, crumbled
chopped parsley, to
garnish


Marinated diced breast of chicken _ menus for two

MARINATED-DICED-BREAST-OF-CPREPARATION TIME: about 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 10 minutes, plus marinating
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

Marinade:
5 tablespoons dry white
wine
1 tablespoon olive oil

4 tablespoons fresh orange
juice
grated rind of 1/2 orange

1/4 teaspoon fresh rosemary
leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
leaves

1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
leaves
1/2 garlic clove, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground
black pepper
225 g (8 oz) raw skinned
chicken breast, cubed
orange quarters, to garnish

sprig of rosemary, to
garnish


Pancakes stuffed with loganberries _ menus for two

PANCAKES-STUFFED-WITH-LOGANPREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes (excluding pancakes)
COOKING TIME: about 1 1/2 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

1 teaspoon arrowroot
2 tablespoons fresh orange
juice
3 tablespoons icing sugar,
sifted

100 g (4 oz) loganberries,
picked over and cleaned
4 x 15 cm (6 inch)
pancakes, made from
150 ml (1/4 pint) milk, 1 egg,
50 g (2 oz) plain flour


Coquilles stjacques _ menus for two

COQUILLES-STJACQUESPREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes (excluding potatoes)
COOKING TIME: about 8 minutes, plus infusing
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

175 g (6 oz) creamed
mashed potato
150 ml (1/4 pint) miik
1/2 bay leaf
1 sprig parsley
2 peppercorns, bruised
1 slice onion
4 thin slices celery
1 blade mace

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper
8 scallops, cleaned and
de- bearded
25 g (1 oz) softened butter
20 g (3/4 oz) flour

2 teaspoons fresh white
breadcrumbs
2 teaspoons grated
Parmesan cheese


Mocha milk shake _ menus for two

MOCHA-MILK-SHAKEPREPARATION TIME: about 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 45 seconds, plus cooling
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

300 ml (1/2 pint) milk
2 teaspoons instant coffee
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
1/2-1 medium banana
2 tablespoons pineapple
juice

2 scoops or 2 heaped
tablespoons vanilla ice
cream
1 tablespoon finely
crushed chocolate flake

Grilled chips _ menus for two

GRILLED-CHIPSPREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 8 minutes, plus browning
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


450 g (1 lb) potatoes
2 tablespoons oil
salt


Carrot and celery salad _ menus for two

CARROT-AND-CELERY-SALADPREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 1 minute
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


1 medium carrot, peeled
and coarsely grated
1 large centre celery stick,
finely sliced

2 spring onions, topped,
tailed and finely sliced
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
watercress sprig, to garnish


Puffy omlette with spinach sauce _ menus for two

PUFFY-OMELETTE-WITH-SPINACHPREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 6 minutes (omelette); 3 minutes (sauce), plus standing and browning
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full); then Medium Low (35%)

Sauce:
150 g (5 oz) chopped
cooked spinach (fresh,
frozen or canned), drained
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons cornflour
5 tablespoons milk
salt
freshly ground black
pepper

Omelette:
3 eggs, separated
3 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
15 g (1/2 oz) butter or
margarine
tomato slice, to garnish


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