Ingredients

Fennel with mushrooms

Fennel-with-mushrooms_cIngredients:
* 2 heads fennel, each about 300 g (10 oz), trimmed and quartered lengthways
* 125 g (4 oz) closed cup mushrooms, thickly sliced
* 1 tablespoon lemon juice
* 2 tablespoons water
* 1 teaspoon sugar
* 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
* 25 g (1 oz) butter
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* fennel leaves, to garnish

Plum Pudding with Brandy Sauce

Plum-Pudding-with-Brandy-Sauce_cIngredients:
* 250g mixed dried fruit
* 125g pitted prunes
* 1/4 cup cold tea
* 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
* 1/4 cup lemon juice
* 1 teaspoon mixed spice
* 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
* 1/4 cup brandy
* 1 cup plain flour
* 1/3 cup brown sugar
* 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs (preferably made from 1-2 day old bread)
* 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
* 2 eggs, lightly beaten
* 2 teaspoons canola (or vegetable) oil

Brandy Sauce:

* 1 egg
* 1 tablespoon sugar
* 2 teaspoons plain flour
* 1 cup hot low-fat milk
* 2 tablespoons brandy

Pumpkin pie

Pumpkin-pie_cIngredients:
For the pastry:
* sweet short crust pastry case (or a packet of ready made sweet short crust pastry with 40g / 1 1/2 oz crushed pecans mixed in)

For the filling:

* 450 g/1lb prepared weight pumpkin flesh, cut into 1 in / 2.5 cm chunks
* 2 large eggs plus 1 yolk (use the white for another dish)
* 3 oz/75g soft dark brown sugar
* 1 tsp ground cinnamon
* 1/2 level teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
* 1/2 tsp ground allspice
* 1/2 tsp ground cloves
* 1/2 tsp ground ginger
* 10 fl oz/275 ml double cream

Steamed plum pudding

Steamed-plum-pudding_cIngredients:
* 1500 ml strong tea brewed with lemon and a bayleaf
* 2 kg mixed fruit including prunes and dates
* 500 grams unsalted butter
* 200 grams black or dark brown sugar
* 55 grams ground cinnamon
* 55 grams ground mixed spice or allspice (ground pimento)
* 25 grams ground cardamon pods
* 700 grams SR flour
* 700 grams plain flour
* 6-8 eggs
* vanilla essence
* 250 ml strong flavoured sweet sherry, muscat or a mixture of rum and bourbon

Plum pudding

Plum-pudding_cIngredients:
* 12 plums, pitted and halved
* 1 cup white sugar
* 1/2 cup water
* 2 tablespoons tapioca
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 2 1/4 cups all-purpose baking mix
* 3 tablespoons white sugar
* 2/3 cup milk
* 3 tablespoons margarine, melted

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry-Sauce_cIngredients:
* 1 cup (200 g) sugar
* 1 cup (250 mL) water
* 4 cups (1 12-oz package) fresh or frozen cranberries
* Pecans, orange zest, raisins, currants, blueberries, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice (optional)

Mushroom & nut loaf

Mushroom--nut-loaf_cIngredients:
* 2 tablespoons corn oil
* 250 g (8 oz) onions, chopped
* 250 g (8 oz) open cup or large open mushrooms, chopped
* 250 g (8 oz) shelled Brazil nuts, coarsely ground
* 125 g (4 oz) fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
* 1 egg
* 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

Mushroom terrine

Mushroom-terrine_cIngredients:
* 625 g (1 1/4 lb) firm cepes or large open mushrooms
* 50 ml (2 fl oz) olive oil
* 500 g (1 lb) sausagemeat
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
* 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
* 50 g (2 oz) fresh white breadcrumbs
* milk, for soaking
* 6 slices of Bayonne ham
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

Pizza mushrooms

Pizza-mushrooms_cIngredients:
* 1 dessertspoon olive oil
* 2 garlic cloves, quartered
* 1 teaspoon freshly ground coriander
* 12 fresh green peppercorns in brine
* 5 ripe tomatoes, skinned, seeded and chopped
* 50 g (2 oz) can anchovy fillets, drained and chopped
* 20 open cup mushrooms, about 5 cm (2 inches) in diameter
* 75 g (3 oz) Edam cheese, grated
* 50 g (2 oz) fresh brown breadcrumbs
* 20 capers
* salt and coarsely ground black pepper

Italian tonno con fagiole

Italian-tonno-con-fagioleIngredients:
* 283 g/10 oz tuna chunks canned in brine, drained (15 Sins on Green)
* 1 large red onion, very thinly sliced
* 1 red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced into rings
* 1 x 397-g/14-oz can butter beans or haricot beans, drained (21 Sins on Original)
* 4 tablespoons fat free vinaigrette dressing
* 3 tablespoons finery chopped flat-leaf parsley
* salt and ground black pepper
* salad leaves, e.g. lamb's lettuce, rocket, fresh herbs and watercress
* 8 red or yellow cherry tomatoes, halved

Quick prawn, melon and mint salad

Quick-prawn-melon-and-mint-salad_cIngredients:
* 454 9/1 lb frozen prawns, defrosted (24 Sins on Green)
* juice of 1 lemon
* 1 small melon, e.g. ogen or charentais
* 1 iceberg lettuce, trimmed, washed and shredded
* 142 g/5 oz very low fat natural yogurt
* 1 small bunch fresh mint, chopped
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 2 teaspoons snipped chives

Spiced chicken salad

Spiced-chicken-salad_cIngredients:
* 454g/1 lb cooked chicken breast fillets, boned and skinned (40 Sins on Green)    
* 1 paw paw or mango, peeled
* 1 small bunch spring onions, sliced diagonally
* 57 g/2 oz bean sprouts
* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander (1 Sin)
* 2 tablespoons chopped mint

For the dressing:

* 2 tablespoons nam pla or soy sauce
* juice of 2 limes
* 1 fresh red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 2 level teaspoons liquid honey

Mediterranean salad with garlic sauce

Mediterranean-salad-with-garlic-sauce_cIngredients:
* 2 red peppers, deseeded and sliced
* 3 courgettes, sliced diagonally
* 1/2 red onion, sliced
* 4-5 tomatoes
* Fry Light, for spraying
* 6 garlic doves, in their skins
* juice of 1 lemon
* 85 ml/3 fl oz fat free vinaigrette dressing
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* small bunch of fresh basil, chopped

Mushroom kebabs

Mushroom-kebabsIngredients:
* 36 closed cup mushrooms
* 1 red or green sweet pepper, seeded and cut into 2.5 x 1 cm (1 x 1/2 inch) pieces
* 24 baby pickling onions
* 12 baby courgettes, about 375 g (12 oz) cut into 1.5 cm (3/4 inch) thick slices

Marinade:

* 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
* 3 garlic cloves, crushed
* 3 tablespoons Barbados sugar
* 3 tablespoons soy sauce
* 3 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
* freshly ground black pepper

Mini stuffed mushrooms

Mini-stuffed-mushrooms_cIngredients:
* 50 small open cup mushrooms
* 125 g (4 oz) Camembert, Brie or Cambozola cheese, diced
* 50 g (2 oz) butter, softened
* 125 g (4 oz) walnut pieces, finely chopped
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
* a little milk

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