Recipes starting with A

  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Indian

Aloo Mutter - Potato & Pea Curry

Ingredients

1 tsp olive oil | 1 tsp cumin seeds | 1 tsp mustard seeds | 1 large onion, sliced into half rings | 454g/1 lb potatoes, peeled & chopped into 1cm cubes | 4 tomatoes, chopped finely | 227ml/8 fl oz water | 1 green chilli, seeds removed & chopped | 3 garlic cloves, crushed | 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger | 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper | 1/2 tsp garam masala | 170g/6 oz frozen peas | salt & ground black pepper | chopped fresh coriander, to garnish

Antipasto snack plate

Ingredients

227 g/8oz asparagus spears, trimmed | 8 quails' eggs | 12 cherry tomatoes | 8 crisp radicchio leaves | 1 head chicory, separated into leaves | 1 teaspoon grated fresh root ginger | 8 radishes, trimmed | 8 stuffed olives (2 Sins) | For the spicy dip: | 142 g/5 oz very low fat natural fromage frais | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves | 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

An antipasto platter of tender, fresh vegetables and a creamy dip is a familiar sight in bistros, trattorias and tavernas around the Mediterranean shore. Here's a gourmet antipasto plate which you can enjoy at home. Although you can buy quails' eggs in most supermarkets and delicatessens, you could use ordinary hens' eggs instead, in which case use 4 eggs (1/2 egg per person).

Arrabbiata Sauce 'n' Pasta

Ingredients

Fry Light, for spraying | 1 small onion, sliced thinly | 3 garlic cloves, crushed | pinch dried mixed herbs | 1 tsp dried chilli flakes | 454g/1 lb passata | salt & ground black pepper | 454g/1 lb dried pasta

Arborio Rice 'n' Peppers

Ingredients

227g/8 oz arborio/risotto rice | 568ml/1 pt stock made with Vecon | 1 onion, diced | 1 green pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 1 red pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 1 yellow pepper, deseeded & finely chopped | 2 tbsp lemon juice | 85g/3 oz mushrooms, sliced | salt & ground black pepper | fresh parsley, to garnish (optional)

Alabama Chilli with Rice or Pasta

alabama-chilliIngredients:

1 tablespoon oil
500 g (1 lb) lean minced beef
2 onions, diced
1 carrot, diced
1 red or green pepper, cored, deseeded and diced
1 fresh chilli, deseeded and diced
425 g (14 oz) can tomatoes
2-3 tablespoons tomato puree
150 ml (1/4 pint) stock
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
250 g (8 oz) packet frozen sweetcorn
425 g (14 oz) can kidney beans, drained
salt and freshly ground black pepper
boiled rice or pasta, to serve

Avocado & mushroom salad

Avocado--mushroom-saladIngredients:
* 250 g (8 oz) button mushrooms, quartered
* 1/2 head curly endive
* 1 lime or small lemon
* 3 avocados
* 25 g (1 oz) pine nuts, toasted
* grated rind of 1/2 lemon

Dressing:

* 6 tablespoons olive oil
* 3-4 tablespoons lime juice
* 1 garlic clove, crushed
* 1 teaspoon crushed coriander seeds
* 1 teaspoon honey
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

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

Apricot and nut _ stuffed Fruit Bread

Apricot-and-nut-stuffed-Fruit-Bread_cIngredients:
* 250 g (8 oz) dried apricots
* 200 g (7 oz) stem ginger, chopped
* 50 g (2 oz) unsalted butter
* 25 g (1 oz) flaked almonds
* 2 fruit loaves

Avocado pasta salad

Avocado-pasta-saladIngredients:
* 250 g (8 oz/4 cups) pasta bows
* 1 large avocado
* grated peel and juice of 1/2 an orange
* salt and pepper
* orange twists and peel, smoked salmon
* cornets and sprigs of dill, to garnish

Avgolemono soup

Avgolemono-soupIngredients:
* 1 litre (1 3/4 pints / 4 cups) chicken stock
* 45 g (1 1/2 oz / 1/3 cup) pastini
* salt and pepper
* 2 eggs
* juice of 1 lemon
* lemon slices and sprigs of mint, to garnish

Apple pie pizza

Apple-pie-pizzaIngredients:
* 1 quantity Crumble Pizza Dough, made up to end of step 3

Topping:
* 3 tablespoons apple and pear spread, see Note
* 2 tablespoons apple juice or water
* 3 cooking apples, peeled and cored
* 60 g (2 oz/2 tablespoons) sultanas
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/2 cup) chopped walnuts
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/2 cup) soft brown sugar
* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 125g (4 oz) marzipan

To serve:
* apple slices and whipped cream

Apple and Raisin Stuffed Bacon Chops

Apple-and-Raisin-Stuffed-Bacon-ChopsIngredients:
* 1 large cooking apple, peeled, cored and sliced
* 15 g (1/2 oz) butter
* 25 g (1 oz) raisins
* 4 thick bacon chops
* oil, for brushing

Artichoke & Emmental pizza

Artichoke--Emmental-pizzaIngredients:
* 1 quantity Traditional Pizza Dough, shaped and ready for topping

Topping:
* 3 tablespoons olive oil
* 440g (14 oz) can artichoke hearts
* salt and pepper
* 250g (8oz / 2 cups) grated Emmental cheese
* marjoram leaves and sliced pimento, to garnish

Asparagus ham squares

Asparagus-ham-squaresIngredients:
* 1 quantity Traditional Pizza Dough, made up to end of step 2
* 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Topping:
* 185 g (6 oz) sliced ham
* 185 g (6 oz) curd cheese
* 2 tablespoons single (light) cream or milk
* 250 g (8 oz) asparagus spears, cooked
* salt and pepper

* freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Apple, oat and raisin muffins

Apple-oat-and-raisin-muffins_cIngredients:
* 1 egg
* 150 ml (5 fl oz) sunflower oil
* 175 ml (6 fl oz) full-fat milk
* 75 g (3 oz) porridge oats
* 125 g (4 1/2 oz) plain flour
* 3 tsp baking powder
* 75 g (3 oz) caster sugar
* 3/4 tsp salt
* 1/2 tsp mixed spice
* 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
* 150 g (5 oz) raisins
* 1 apple, peeled, cored and diced

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