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Food52. Mango with Sticky Rice, Khao Niaow Ma Muang Recipe on Food52. Vanilla and thyme baked apricots recipe. Annie Rigg’s book is handy if you want to know how to cope with an unexpected glut of summer fruit.

Vanilla and thyme baked apricots recipe

She has 120 recipes – roasted plum soufflé, pickled redcurrants – designed to use up orchard and stone fruits, berries and soft fruit, but she has also included fruit that will only be in glut form if you happen to be sitting in some tropical hideaway: loads of recipes for mango, pineapple, pomegranate, watermelon and banana. Vanilla and thyme baked apricots is a simple way to turn bland apricots into something delicious.

Carolyn Hart 10-12 ripe apricots, washed and dried, halved and de-stoned 4 strips unwaxed lemon peel the juice of ½ a lemon 1 vanilla pod 3 sprigs of thyme 2-3 tbsp clear honey Preheat the oven to 190C/gas mark 5. Tuck the lemon peel in among the fruit and drizzle over the lemon juice. Bake for 20-25 minutes, basting the apricots halfway through cooking, until the fruit is soft but still holding its shape. Buy the book: Food - Recipes : Pecan toffee cheesecake. Food - Recipes : No-churn blueberry and lemon ice cream. Food - Recipes : Chewy coconut macaroons. Chinatown Kitchen: black sticky rice with mango recipe. The traditional Thai dessert is sticky rice with mango made with white glutinous rice, but this works equally well.

Chinatown Kitchen: black sticky rice with mango recipe

The black glutinous rice makes a dramatic dish, especially when offset by the vibrancy of the colourful fruit. You can turn this into a breakfast or brunch dish by adding sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and orange segments. Experiment with different fruit, such as strawberries, dragonfruit or blueberries. Serves 4 3 pandan leaves, tied in a knot, or 1 tsp vanilla extract 100g (3½oz) black glutinous (sticky) rice, soaked in cold water overnight and drained 3 tbsp desiccated coconut 70g (2½oz) palm sugar. Rose and cardamom rice pudding – dairy-free recipe. A simple, stovetop rice pudding made with coconut milk, studded with pistachios and gorgeously fragrant with rose and cardamom.

Rose and cardamom rice pudding – dairy-free recipe

Dairy-free nerd fact: rice pudding is synonymous with dairy now, but did you know that in medieval times it was made with almond milk? (Serves 4 with restaurant-size portions, as this pudding is rather rich) Couple of handfuls of unsalted pistachios 1 tbsp coconut oil. Food - Recipes : Stollen. Pumpkin Bread and Butter Pudding. Princess Diana once told UK Daily Mail royal columnist Nigel Dempster that “Darren makes the best Bread and Butter Pudding in the world !

Pumpkin Bread and Butter Pudding

” Now, I am not sure it’s the best in the world… but it is in the top one ! :) This recipe has proven to be by far the most popular and requested recipe at events I have done around the country since my book Eating Royally was published. This morning I was on Texas Living on KTXD preparing a version of the dish for everyone to make for the holidays. Baked Banana Donuts with Nutella Glaze Recipe. I’m on a doughnut binge!

Baked Banana Donuts with Nutella Glaze Recipe

First I came down with a midnight craving for doughnuts that resulted in some deep-fry action, then I saw a doughnut pan on sale at Crate and Barrel. I just had to buy it. Anything that makes doughnut making a little simpler is a-ok in my books. I’ve been wanting to buy a doughnut pan for a while but I couldn’t make myself do it. I really dislike buying specialty pans — they always end up languishing in the dark depths of my cupboards. Ruby’s vegan raspberry cookies and chocolate cake recipes. Whether you’re vegan or not, these soft, jam-filled biscuits and moist, tender chocolate cake will put paid to the myth that vegan food is joyless.

Ruby’s vegan raspberry cookies and chocolate cake recipes

And if you’re concerned that I’ve duplicitously slipped health food into this baking column, you needn’t worry: these recipes are every bit as blissfully unhealthy as anyone could wish for. Vegan baking requires a little more thought, but it’s no mystery. Milk can be substituted with soya or almond milk; almond, corn, hazelnut, coconut or sunflower oil can easily be used in place of butter. Eggs are the trickiest element to replace; you can find specialist vegan “egg replacers” but I prefer to steer clear of this sort of expensive, niche ingredient (similarly, you’ll find no soy cream or silken tofu here either). There are easier alternatives: keeping the bake moist and “binding” the ingredients by using mashed banana, ground linseeds or pureed dates, as you’ll see below.

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Our 10 best British pudding recipes

Sometimes you just have to go all out. Be aware that you’ll need to chill the pastry overnight. Serves 121.1kg golden syrup (and another 300g up your sleeve)Juice and grated zest of 2 lemons2 tsp ground ginger400g white breadcrumbs For the pastry315g soft unsalted butter225g caster sugar1 large egg5 large egg yolks560g strong white flour 1 First make the pastry. 2 Take the pastry out of the fridge and let it soften at room temperature for about 1‑2 hours. 3 For the filling, put the golden syrup, lemon juice and zest and ground ginger in a pan and leave over a medium heat until hot. 4 Pour the filling into the tart case and bake at 180C/350F/gas mark 4 for 30-45 minutes, until golden brown. Fergus Henderson and Justin Piers Gellatly, The Complete Nose to Tail (Bloomsbury) How to bake the perfect flourless chocolate cake. This week has been a learning curve for me.

How to bake the perfect flourless chocolate cake

I’d naively assumed that a flourless chocolate cake was the kind of thing you might make when a coeliac friend was coming for tea, possibly involving some sort of ground nuts or cornflour. But after looking at a few recipes, it dawned on me that I was barking up completely the wrong tree. Though such cakes certainly exist, the classic flourless variety doesn’t just eschew wheat, but any sort of starchy meal, giving it a rich flavour and a dense, fudgy or creamy texture that puts it firmly in the dessert, rather than the teatime, category.

(Though, of course, there’s nothing to stop you inviting that coeliac friend for dinner.) Flourless chocolate cakes don’t tend to vary much in the ingredient department: there is chocolate, obviously, plus eggs, sugar and some sort of fat, usually butter but occasionally cream. The chocolate The sugar. Food - Recipes : Hummingbird cake. Courgette & orange cake with cream cheese frosting. Marbled Banana Bread. November 3, 2011 Marbled Banana Bread by IsaChandra Makes 12 slices I was sooo totally kidding when I tweeted that I was working on a book called “Vegan Loafs Gone Wild”, and yet here I am with another lower-fat loaf!

Marbled Banana Bread

I don’t know, something about the ease of the loaf pan, the leisurely cooking time, and just the absolute loafiness of it. Here we’ve got something that reminds me of pressing my face against the glass dessert case at my neighborhood Jewish bakery. It takes a little extra work, and a few extra mixing bowl, but isn’t it worth it to awaken that childhood intrigue? 1 cup mashed very ripe banana 3/4 cups sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/3 cup almond milk (or your preferred non-dairy milk) 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 6 tablespoons boiling water, divided Prepare boiling water, no need to measure yet.

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Banana and coconut fritters recipe

What's not to love? Makes 12-16 Ingredients 125g plain flour, sifted1 tsp baking powder75g caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling25g desiccated coconutFinely grated zest of 1 limePinch of salt4 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed (about 400g flesh in total)Vegetable oil, for frying Method 1. 2. 3. 4. Recipe from Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Home Cooking. Food - Recipes : Apple and toffee crumble pie. Sweet Potato Casserole. Sweet potatoes, golden raisins, crushed pineapple and spices are topped with pecans and mini marshmallows, then baked until golden. I've gotten several requests for sweet potato casserole in the past, to be honest with you, I've never been a fan. But I thought that was selfish of me, so I decided to make one here for all of you who do like it.

I think the colors are beautiful and this would be a wonderful addition to your Thanksgiving table. Food - Recipes : Toffee apple muffins. Peach Melba squares. Apple crumble loaf. British pies and puddings made us famous around the world. Food - Recipes : Orange rice cake.