Siberia

Roast pork _ menus for two

ROAST-PORKPREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 20 minutes, plus standing
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


1 x 1 kg (2 lb) joint
boneless pork
1 teaspoon salt


Triple decker burgers _ menus for two

TRIPLE-DECKER-BURGERSPREPARATION TIME: about 6 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 5 minutes, plus standing
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


225 g (8 oz) raw minced
lean beef
salt
freshly ground black
pepper

2 large sausages
50 g (2 oz) Cheddar
cheese, finely chopped

Vichy carrots _ menus for one

Vichy-carrotsPREPARATION TIME: 5minutes
COOKING TIME: about 6 minutes, plus standing
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


100 g (4 oz) carrots, peeled
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon butter
1 teaspoon sugar
(optional)

salt
freshly ground black
pepper
2 sprigs parsley


Fried fish in mushroom sauce _ menus for one

FRIED-FISH-IN-MUSHROOM-SAUCPREPARATION TIME: 5minutes
COOKING TIME: 3 minutes, plus deep frying
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


100 g (4 oz) skinned and
boned fresh or thawed
haddock, cod or other
white fish
50 g (2 oz) button
mushrooms, finely sliced
15 g (1/2 oz) butter or
margarine
15 g (1/2 oz) flour

4 tablespoons milk
salt
freshly ground black
pepper
6 tablespoons water
8 tablespoons gram or
besam flour
oil for deep frying



Chocolate blancmange _ menus for one

chocolate-blancmangePREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: 1 1/2 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

3 teaspoons cornflour
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
2 teaspoons caster sugar
150ml (1/4 pint) milk

1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence
1/2 teaspoon butter
strips of orange, to
decorate


Potato in its jacket _ menus for one

POTATO-IN-ITS-JACKETPREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 4 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

1 even-shaped
175g (6 оz) potato, scrubbed
and dried
butter or margarine

salt
freshly ground black
pepper
watercress sprigs, to garnish


Chilli con carne _ menus for one

CHILLI-CON-CARNEPREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 8 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

1/2 onion, finely chopped
1/4 green pepper, cored,
seeded and diced
75 g (3 oz) minced raw
beef
3 tablespoons fully cooked
canned red kidney beans
2 tablespoons liquid from
the can

1 tablespoon tomato puree
pinch of dried basil
1-2 pinches chilli powder
salt
freshly ground black
pepper
cucumber twist to garnish


Hot drinking chocolate _ menus for one

HOT-DRINKING-CHOCOLAPREPARATION TIME: 1 minute
COOKING TIME: about 2 1\2 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

300 ml (1/2 pint) milk
2-3 tablespoons powdered
drinking chocolate


Golden chicken drumsticks _ menus for one

GOLDEN-CHICKEN-DRUMSTICKSPREPARATION TIME: about 4 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 3 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


2 x 90 g (31\2 oz) drumsticks,
rinsed and dried
10 g (1\4 oz) butter, softened
1 teaspoon paprika

1\4 teaspoon mustard
powder
1\4 teaspoon salt


Welsh rarebit with bacon _ menus for one

PREPARATION TIME: about 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 5 minutes, plus browning
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full); then Medium Low (35%)

2 bacon rashers
1 thick slice bread, freshly
toasted
1 tablespoon milk
2 egg yolk or 1 yolk (size 5)

pinch of mustard powder
few drops Worcestershire
sauce
75 g (3 oz) grated stale
cheese



Schoenlapperstaart Cobbler's cake

Cobblers-cakeIngredients:
1 kg/2 lb of tart apples
1 packet of crispbakes
3 eggs
50 g/2 oz butter
100 g/3 1/2 oz sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger powder
pinch of all spice
125 g/4 oz raisins
icing sugar

Sauteed herbed potatoes with garlic cream

Sauteed-herbed-potatoes-witIngredients
1 kg/2 lb potatoes
2 shallots
40 g/1 1/2 oz butter
1 tablespoon finely chopped
thyme
1 tablespoon finely chopped
parsley
1 tablespoon finely chopped
chives
For the cream:
3 cloves garlic
150 ml/5 fl oz creme fraiche
50 ml/2 fl oz yoghurt
salt and freshly ground pepper
pinch paprika powder

Spicy stew

Spicy-stewIngredients
500 g/1 lb onions
50 g/2 oz butter
750 g/1 1/2 lb stewing beef
salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon flour
500 ml/1 pint beef stock
2 bay leaves
2-3 cloves
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tub creme fraiche

Jugged hare

Jugged-hareIngredients:
1 onion
1 chilli pepper
3-4 cloves
2 tablespoons finely chopped
thyme
salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
500 ml/1 pint red wine
1 hare, cut in pieces
2 thick slices spicy cake
75 g/3 oz butter
100 g smoked bacon, cut into
small pieces
3 tablespoons flour
1 small tin tomato puree

Braised rabbit in mustard cream

Braised-rabbit-in-mustard-cIngredients:
4 rabbit quarters
60 g/2-3 oz butter
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons fine mustard
2 tablespoons coarse mustard
1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped
thyme
400 ml/14 fl oz white wine
150 ml/5 fl oz cream

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