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Category Archives: Supper – Recipes For Entertaining

Betty’s Moroccan inspired Lamb Tagine

No tagine required! Ingredients: 4cm fresh ginger – peeled and finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic – finely chopped 2 medium sized red onions – finely sliced 8 small lamb chops – about 800g 2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cinnamon 3 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp honey Splash of maple syrup 1 tbsp natural date syrup 1 400g tin of … Continue reading

lamb tagine recipe

Strawberry Tart

For the pastry 300g plain flour 80g caster sugar 125g salted butter 1 egg yolk ½ teaspoon of cinnamon 150ml cold water For the custard ½ ltr of semi skimmed milk 1 vanilla pod, split lengthways 130g caster sugar 4 eggs 4 tablespoons plain flour Topping 400g Strawberries, washed, stalks removed and halved. 50g flaked almonds. Toasted. Glaze 3 tablespoons … Continue reading

Strawberry Tart

Low Fat Lemony Cheese Cake

Ingredients 12 half fat digestive biscuits 2 oz reduced fat spread (try Anchor spreadable) 300g reduced fat cottage Cheese 250g Quark (zero fat) 1 sachet gelatine (sets 1 pt) 2 lemons (grated rind and juice) 2 oz castor sugar 3 good tablespoons quality lemon curd METHOD Crush the biscuits to crumbs with a rolling pin in a plastic bag Melt … Continue reading


Raspberry Sponge Cake

Ingredients 200g butter 200g caster sugar 150g self raising flour 50g ground almonds 4 standard eggs, beaten 2 tsp baking powder Whipped cream Raspberry jam Raspberries METHOD Line two 24cm AGA sandwich tins with greased greaseproof paper. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Slowly beat in the eggs, adding a tablespoon of the almonds with the last … Continue reading

Raspberry Sponge

Best Lemon Tart … Ever!

Ingredients For the pastry; 140g butter, very soft 85g icing sugar 3 egg yolks 255g plain flour 1-2 tbspns water For the lemon cream; 5 beaten eggs 140g castor sugar Zest of 2 lemons 3 fl. oz lemon juice 150ml double cream   METHOD In a bowl, mix the soft butter to a cream with the icing sugar and add … Continue reading

Betty Twyford Goose cook

Roast Goose

Ingredients 5kg Goose 1 peeled large onion chopped into quarters 2 large cooking apples(no need to peel) chopped into quarters 1 or 2 carrots, scrubbed and thickly chopped 3 leeks, washed and chopped 2 parsnips washed and chopped 1 orange in quarters METHOD Choose a Goose weighing about 5kg, and if the goose is trussed, untie the string around the … Continue reading

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Betty Twyford Goose cook

Dark Chocolate Roulade

              Ingredients 200g plain chocolate, broken into pieces (use 70% chocolate) 175g caster sugar 6 medium eggs, separated 2 level tbsp cocoa powder, sifted 100g white chocolate, broken into pieces 300 ml carton double cream Decoration Icing sugar to dust White chocolate curls Raspberries METHOD Place the broken chocolate at the back of the … Continue reading


Seafood Paella

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 Chicken Breast diced 120g /5oz Chorizo diced 220g Raw Tiger Prawns (thawed if frozen) 12 Fresh Mussels washed with beards removed 1 Onion Chopped 2 Sticks Celery Chopped 2 Cloves Garlic Crushed 1 Red Pepper Diced 110g/4oz Green Beans topped & tailed then blanched 10g/4oz Peas 4 Tomatoes quartered or 12 Cherry Tomatoes halved 1½ litres/2 … Continue reading