30 Minute Recipes

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Yorkshire Puddings Recipe

Yorkshire. Home of Geoffrey Boycott, York Train Station and putting t’ on t’start of words. But, today we are paying homage to another great Yorkshire staple and everyone’s favourite way to finish a Sunday dinner – the Yorkshire Pudding. Yes, we have a great recipe for one of the more traditional gravy-mopper-uppers. Hang on! Jam?! Whatever floats your boat, mate. But, first, here’s a little history on them, whether you like them soggy, soft or crispy…   Just, where did Yorkshire Puddings come from? Yorkshire.   Right, now it’s time... Read More

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National Pizza Day: Pizza Waffle Recipe

It’s National Pizza Day! National Pizza Day has just brought the creative side out of us, so we’re using our very own waffle maker to make this fantastic hole-filler. We know… pizza + waffles = Ingredients Waffle mix 8 ozs of sliced cheese Sliced pepperoni – as much as you’d like. Pizza sauce How to make Pizza Waffles Turn on your waffle maker. Pour your waffle mix into the trays and place the sliced cheese and pepperoni on top. Close lid and cook for 5 minutes. Open up and feast... Read More

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Feel Good Friday: Easy Cocktail Recipes

  For this week’s Feel Good Friday blog, we’re embracing our inner Brian Flanagan (it’s Tom Cruise’s character from Cocktail) and sharing some fantastic concoctions! Well, since you ask, Tom, we’ve got one for each of the first five spirits we could think of in three seconds. Cheers to easy cocktail recipes!   For the Gin lovers… Tom Collins We’re starting this off old-school and treating you guys to an all-time classic gin cocktail recipe. Ingredients 50ml gin 25ml lemon juice 25ml sugar syrup 125ml chilled soda water How do... Read More

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Chinese New Year 2019: Deep Fat Fryer Chinese Sweet ‘N Sour Pork

Ingredients 2 lbs of pork 2 eggs 1 tsp of sesame oil 1 cup cornstarch) ½ tsp of salt 1/4 tsp of pepper Chinese five spices 2 ½ tbsps of canola oil Method for Sweet & Sour Pork In one bowl, mix the cornstarch with the salt, pepper and a pinch of the Chinese Five Spices. In a second bowl, beat the eggs and add the teaspoon of sesame oil. Chop the pork into pieces and coat them with the cornstarch mixture. Dip each piece of pork into the egg... Read More

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Chinese New Year: Chinese Chicken Wings Recipe in a Halogen Oven

It’s Chinese New Year, so we thought we’d celebrate with a super simple and simply delicious recipe for Chinese Chicken wings, made in our very own halogen oven. This recipe takes no time at all. Okay, approximately 30 minutes and can serve enough for 6-8 people. Ingredients for Chinese Chicken Wings recipe ¼ kg of chicken wings 2 pressed cloves of garlic 1 finely chopped spring onion 1 ½ tbsp of sesame seeds 3 tbsp of honey ½ tsp of salt 2 tbsp of soy sauce 1 tsp of sesame... Read More

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Chinese New Year 2019: Meat grinder noodles recipe

Chinese New Year 2019 Meat grinder noodles recipe Ingredients 360 Grams High Gluten Flour 1 tsp Lye water (Potassium Carbonate Solution) ½ tsp Salt 1 Cup Water Extra Flour for dusting Instructions Put all the ingredients in your mixing bowl (apart from the cup of water) and incorporate thoroughly with the dough hook attachment of your stand food mixer. Gradually add the water and continue to mix for 3 or so minutes. Wrap your mixture in plastic wrap and cool in the fridge overnight. The next morning, break the now-hardened... Read More

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Bacon, leek and potato soup recipe

  The winner of our Tuesday poll was soup over salad. So… we’ve scanned our cookbooks and dug out this Bacon, leek and potato soup recipe that is so quick and easy to make, it’ll probably take you longer to read than to make. Ingredients 2 leeks 2 large potatoes 1 large onion 25g of unsalted butter 1.4l of vegetable stock 150ml of single cream How to make Bacon, Leek and Potato Soup Melt the butter in the biggest pan you have. Chop the bacon and frying it in the... Read More

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Turning your GF Fish Batter Mix into Tempura Batter

  Not content with using our Gluten Free Fish Batter Mix for plain old fish and chips? Fair enough. There are other options for this great institution of ours. Like Tempura Batter, for instance. And transforming your fish batter into Tempura Batter could not be easier: Whilst mixing water into your Gluten Free Fish Batter Mix, simply add the whites of 2 eggs. Then, you are free to cover your fish, meat or vegetables with the batter. Fry until they are light, crispy and delicious. What do you fry in... Read More

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National Storytelling Week: The Dessert (Jam Tart Recipe)

Introducing the third course of our menu for National Storytelling Week, we have got a simple dessert recipe that is not only flavorful, but is also fit for a queen. That’s right. Here at Andrew James, we’ve taken inspiration from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll and are bringing to you a jam tarts recipe that we may or may not have stolen from the Queen of Hearts herself. We’ve gone for strawberry jam to keep in with the classic character, but the choice is yours as to whether you... Read More

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National Storytelling Week: The Starter (Easy Gruel Recipe)

Did you know that it’s National Storytelling Week this week? Well, here at Andrew James, we’ve decided to embrace our inner authors and come up with delicious recipes, plucked from the pages of our favourite stories. Each Storytelling blog will give you a recipe for each course, to make up a fantastic menu for your family and friends to enjoy. Of course, we’ll start with an easy starter recipe. This innovative Victorian food has satisfied children’s tummies for centuries. That’s right, we’re beginning with… Gruel! Delicious, nutritious and oh so... Read More