Recipes starting with D

Dried fruit in honey jelly in multicooker

Ingredients

90 g (3 oz) honey | 60 g (2 oz) dried apricots | 60 g (2 oz) raisins | 12 g (0.4 oz) gelatin sheets | 5 g (0.2 oz) lemon juice | 330 ml water
  • Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Mexican

Dazzling peach salsa

Ingredients

Fry Light, for cooking | 2 garlic cloves, in their skins | 2 peaches, peeled, stoned and diced | 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and diced | 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped | 1 hot chilli, deseeded and finely chopped | 227 g/8 oz ripe tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and chopped | 227 g/8 oz boiled black or red kidney beans, dried or canned (12 Sins on Original) | 1 small bunch fresh coriander, chopped | juice of 2 lemons or limes

A salsa makes a wonderful dip for vegetable crudites, grilled chicken or party kebabs. It also doubles up as a quick and easily made sauce for grilled meat and fish. This version is particularly colourful as diced peaches and cooked beans are added to the traditional Mexican ingredients.

Devilled crab

Devilled-crabIngredients:
* 60 g (2 oz/1 cup) small pasta shells
* 250 g (8 oz/1 3/4 cups) crabmeat
* 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
* 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
* juice of 1/2 lemon
* 125 ml (4 fl oz / 1/2 cup) natural yogurt
* salt and cayenne pepper
* 6 teaspoons fresh breadcrumbs
* 30 g (1 oz / 1/4 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* strips of lemon
* peel and whole fresh chives, to garnish

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

Devilled Steaks

Devilled-SteaksIngredients:
* 4 rump steaks, trimmed
* 4 teaspoons French mustard
* 4 tablespoons soft light brown sugar
* salt and pepper
* parsley sprigs, to garnish (optional)

Devilled muffins

Devilled-muffinsIngredients:
* 4 wholemeal muffins

Topping:
* 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
* 1 tablespoon grated fresh root ginger, if desired
* 375 g (12 oz) mushrooms, sliced
* 1 bunch spring onions, sliced
* 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
* 1/2 teaspoon French mustard
* salt and pepper
* butter for spreading, if desired
* spring onion tassels, to garnish

Dark and white chocolate refrigerator cake

Dark-and-white-chocolate-refrigerator-cake_cIngredients:
* 200 g (7 oz) plain chocolate, broken into chunks
* 100 g (4oz) butter, roughly cut into pieces
* 2 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
* 150 g (5 oz) digestive (oatmeal) biscuits
* 50 g (2 oz) raisins
* 75 g (3 oz) semi-dried apricots, chopped
* 60 g (2 1/2 oz) white chocolate, roughly chopped

Deep pan pizza dough

Deep-pan-pizza-doughIngredients:
* 155 g (5 oz / 1 1/4 cups) strong white flour
* 155 g (5 oz / 1 1/4 cups) plain flour
* 1 heaped teaspoon salt
* 15 g (1/2 oz / 3 teaspoons) fresh (compressed) yeast; or 1 teaspoon dried active yeast and I teaspoon sugar; or 1 teaspoon easy blend yeast
* 185 ml (6 fl oz / 3/4 cup) hand-hot water
* 1 tablespoon olive oil

Delicious chicken fajitas

Delicious-chicken-fajitasIngredients:
* 2 small chicken breasts
* 1/8 tsp paprika
* 1/8 tsp mild chilli powder
* 1/8 tsp cumin (optional)
* 1/4 tsp oregano
* 1 tbsp plus
* 1 tsp olive oil
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 1 onion, peeled and thinly sliced
* 1/2 small red pepper (capsicum), de-seeded and thinly sliced
* 8 small flour tortillas
75 g (3 oz) shredded Iceberg lettuce
* 75 g (3 02) Cheddar cheese, grated
* 3 tbsp sour cream

Tomato salsa:
* 1/2 tbsp olive oil
* 1/4 green chilli, finely sliced
* 1/2 onion, peeled and chopped
* 1/4 small green pepper (capsicum), de-seeded and diced
* 1 small clove garlic
* 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
* 1 x 200 g (7 oz) can chopped tomatoes
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 1/2 tbsp parsley

Diced chicken in lettuce with plum sauce

Diced-chicken-in-lettuce-with-plum-sauce_cIngredients:
* 1 tbsp flour
* 1/4 tsp ground ginger
* 1/4 tsp mild curry powder
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 1 large chicken breast, diced
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 1/2 small onion, peeled and chopped
* 50 g (2 oz) carrots, finely diced
* 50 g (2 oz) courgettes (zucchini) finely diced
* 4 tbsp chicken stock
* Iceberg or soft round lettuce

Plum sauce:
* 4 tbsp plum jam
* 1 tbsp soy sause
* 1/4 tsp mild chilli powder
* 2 tsp rice wine vinegar or white wine vinegar

Delicious chicken burgers

Delicious-chicken-burgers_cIngredients:
* 50 g (2 oz) washed and finely chopped leek
* 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
* 175 g (6 oz) carrots, grated
* 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
* 175 g (6 oz) courgettes (zucchini), grated
* 2 breasts chicken, chopped
* 1 apple, peeled, cored and grated
* 1 chicken stock cube, finely crumbled
* 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 175 g (6 oz) white breadcrumbs

Coating:
* flour
* 2 eggs, lightly beaten
* seasoned breadcrumbs
* vegetable oil for frying

Do_ahead Re_heatable Black Bean Spareribs

Black-Bean-Spareribs_cIngredients:
* 2 lb (900 g) pork spareribs
* 1 1/2 tablespoons oil (preferably groundnut)
* 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped black beans
* 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped spring onions
* 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
* 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh root ginger
* 8 oz (225 g) onions, sliced
* 5 fl oz (150 ml) Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
* 5 fl oz (150 ml) water
* 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
* 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
* 2 teaspoons sugar tablespoon sesame oil

Drop scones

Drop-scones_cIngredients:
* 225g (8 oz) plain flour, sieved with
* 1 x 5ml spoon (1 teaspoon) cream of tartar and
* 1 x 15ml spoon (1/2 teaspoon) bicarbonate of soda

OR:
* 225g (8 oz) self-raising flour, sieved with
* 2 x 5ml spoons (2 teaspoons) baking powder

OR:
* 225g (8 oz) plain flour, sieved with
* 4 x 5ml spoons (4 teaspoons) baking powder
* 25g (1 oz) castor sugar
* Pinch of salt
* 1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoon) golden syrup
* 1 egg, size 3 or 4
* Approximately 150ml + 4-5 x 15ml spoons (1/4 pint + 4-5 tablespoons) milk
* Stork margarine, for spreading

Dundee cake

Dundee-cake_cIngredients:
For 15cm (6 inch) Round
* 125g (4 oz) Stork margarine
* 125g (4 oz) castor sugar
* Grated rind of 1/2 orange
* 3 eggs, size 3 or 4
* 165g (5 1/2 oz) plain flour, sieved with
* 1/2 x 2.5ml spoon (1/4 teaspoon) baking powder and
* 1 x 5ml spoon (1 teaspoon) mixed spice
* 125g (4 oz) currants
* 125g (4 oz) sultanas
* 125g (4 oz) raisins
* 25g (1 oz) glace cherries, quartered
* 50g (2 oz) mixed cut peel
* 25g (1 oz) whole blanched almonds, for decoration

For 18cm (7 inch) Round
* 175g (6 oz) Stork margarine
* 175g (6 oz) castor sugar
* Grated rind of 1/2 orange
* 4 eggs, size 3 or 4
* 200g (7 oz) plain flour, sieved with
* 1 x 2.5ml spoon and baking powder (1/2 teaspoon)
* 2 x 5ml spoons (2 teaspoons) mixed spice
* 175g (6 oz) currants
* 175g (6 oz) sultanas
* 175g (6oz) raisins
* 50g (2 oz) glace cherries, quartered
* 75g (3 oz) mixed cut peel
* 50g (2 oz) whole blanched almonds, for decoration

For 20cm (8 inch) Round
* 225g (8 oz) Stork margarine
* 225g (8 oz) castor sugar
* Grated rind of 1 orange
* 5 eggs, size 2 or 3
* 300g (11 oz) plain flour, sieved with
* 1 x 2.5ml spoon (1/2 teaspoon) baking powder and
* 3 x 5ml spoons (3 teaspoons) mixed spice
* 225g (8 oz) currants
* 225g (8 oz) sultanas
* 225g (8 oz) raisins
* 50g (2 oz) glace cherries, quartered
* 125g (4 oz) mixed cut peel
* 50g (2 oz) whole blanched almonds, for decoration

Dumplings

dumplings_cIngredients:
* 125g (4 oz) Stork margarine
* 225g (8 oz) self-raising flour, sieved (or use half wholemeal flour and half white flour)
* Pinch of salt
* 4-5 x 15ml spoons (4-5 tablespoons) water

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