Month: August 2015

27-08-2015

English Muffins

  Makes 14-16 Ingredients 475 strong white bread flour, plus extra for flouring 25g polenta or fine cornmeal plus extra for dusting 7g fast-action yeast 5g salt 50g softened butter, cut into small pieces 375ml whole milk, warmed slightly (should make a soft dough – you can add up to about 30ml extra if needed) […]

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27-08-2015

Porridge Bread

(Makes 1 loaf) 400g strong white bread flour 5g salt 5g sugar 5g easy-bake yeast 15g melted butter 200g cold porridge 250g water, approximately 1 tbsp oatmeal Put the flour, salt, yeast, sugar, butter and porridge in a mixing bowl. Add the water. Cold water is fine as a slower prove will improve the bread. […]

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27-08-2015

Rich and Creamy Cider Sauce

  2 small onions diced 4 cloves crushed garlic 40g butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 inch root ginger, chopped finely Sweat these items together. Add 500ml cider and reduced by half. Add two teaspoons chopped thyme and 250ml chicken stock and reduce by half. Add 300ml double cream and 2 tablespoons brandy and some […]

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27-08-2015

Seed-packed Flapjacks

Makes 16 100ml sunflower oil 30g molasses sugar 150g golden syrup 250g oats 50g pumpkin seeds 50g sunflower seeds 25g linseeds 25g chopped dried apricots 25g dried cranberries Preheat oven 180C / Gas Mark 4. Grease a 20cm square tin. Heat the oil, sugar and syrup gently in a pan or in a microwave, to […]

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