Western Europe

Fry Beef Samosas serve hot

fry-beef-samosasIngredients:

125 g (4 oz) plain flour
pinch of salt
50 ml (2 fl oz) water
1 tablespoon oil
oil, for deep-frying

Filling:

1 onion, finely chopped
1  garlic clove, crushed
2 tablespoons oil
1  teaspoon mustard seeds
2 green cardamoms
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon ground coriander
250 g (8 oz) lean minced beef
4 tablespoons water
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Turkey Dolmas over a low heat

turkey-dolmasIngredients:

2 tablespoons oil
1  onion, chopped
125 g (4 oz) long-grain rice
900 ml {1 1/2 pints) stock (see note) or water
500 g (1 lb) minced lamb
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 teaspoons chopped mint
2 teaspoons chopped dill
12 young cabbage leaves
salt and pepper
150 ml (5 fl oz) natural yogurt, to serve

Greek eggs keftedes and tomato salad

greek_eggs_keftedesIngredients:

2 eggs
50 g (2 oz) fresh white breadcrumbs
1  onion, grated
2 teaspoons chopped mint
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 tablespoon wine vinegar or lemon juice
1 kg (2 lb) minced lamb
flour, for coating
oil, for shallow-frying
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

Bake Minced Lamb and Parmesan Souffle

Minced-Lamb-and-Parmesan-SoIngredients:

250 g (8 oz) lean minced lamb
1  small onion, finely chopped
2  courgettes, finely chopped
1 small green pepper, cored, deseeded and finely chopped
250 g (8 oz) can chopped tomatoes
1 garlic clove, crushed
25 g (1 oz) soya margarine
25 g (1 oz) wholemeal flour
200 ml (7 fl oz) skimmed milk
3 eggs, separated
40 g (1 1/2 oz) finely grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper

layer pie with tomatoes

layer-pie-with-tomatoesIngredients:

500 g (1 lb) lean minced steak
500 g (1 lb) tomatoes, skinned and sliced
4 tablespoons sunflower oil
500 g (1 lb) courgettes, sliced
250 g (8 oz) onions, thinly
sliced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
75 g (3 oz) Wensleydale cheese, very
thinly sliced
salt and pepper
Topping:
300 ml (1/2 pint) natural yogurt
2 eggs, separated
pinch of grated nutmeg
50 g (2 oz) Wensleydale cheese,
grated

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

Aloo Chops

aloo-chopsIngredients:

1 large onion, finely chopped
1 cm (1/2 inch) piece of fresh root
ginger, peeled and finely chopped
3 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds
250 g (8 oz) lean minced beef
1 tablespoon raisins
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
1 kg (2 lb) mashed potatoes
flour, for coating
oil, for shallow-frying
salt

Fruit and berry juice with milk

Fruit-and-berry-juice-with-milk_cIngredients:
* 1 peach
* 6oz/175g strawberries
* 1 banana, mashed
* 4 fl oz/115ml milk

Rich Pork Pate

rich-pork-pateIngredients:

500 g (1 lb) pig's liver
50 g (2 oz) butter
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
500 g (1 lb) minced pork
1 tablespoon juniper berries, crushed
1  teaspoon paprika
6 tablespoons brandy
salt and pepper

To garnish:

2 bay leaves
whole juniper berries

Cream Cheese _ stuffed Potatoes

Cream-Cheese-stuffed-PotatoesIngredients:
* 4 large potatoes
* 125 g (4 oz) full-fat soft cheese
* 1 small onion, finely chopped
* 1 tablespoon snipped chives
* salt and pepper

Peach, nectarine and cherry juice

Peach-nectarine-and-cherry-juice_cIngredients:
* 1 peach
* 1 nectarine
* 8 cherries

Tacos

TacosIngredients:
* 12-16 flour tortillas

Filling:
* 250 g (8 oz) lean minced beef
* 125 g (4 oz) lean minced pork
* 1 teaspoon chilli seasoning
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
* 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
* pinch of dried oregano
* dash of Tabasco sauce
* 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
* 175 ml (6 fl oz) bought Enchilada sauce
* 75 ml (3 fl oz) vegetable oil

To garnish:
* 125 g (4 oz) grated Cheddar cheese
* 125 g (4 oz) crisp lettuce, shredded
* 1 large tomato, coarsely chopped
* spring onions, shredded lengthways

Deep Sea Skewers

Deep-Sea-SkewersIngredients:
* 4 rashers of streaky bacon, rinded
* 2 cod or halibut steaks, skinned and quartered
* 8 large cooked prawns, peeled
* 4 mushrooms
* 4 tomatoes, halved
* salt and pepper
* watercress sprigs, to garnish

Marinade:
* 6 tablespoons lemon juice
* large pinch of paprika
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 bay leaf
* parsley sprig
* 1 small onion, sliced
* salt and pepper

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