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How to make bread base pizzas

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make bread base pizza's but I will be making them into smiley faces.This recipe is good for  young kids and is also good for party's, and this recipe is also quick and easy to make.

Ingredients you will need
200g strong plain flour 12.5g yeast12.5g margarinehalf a level teaspoon salt 125mls warm water 1 level teaspoon sugarSuggested toppings
400g tinned tomatoes 50g mushrooms 100g ham 100g salami 100g grated cheese 1 small onion 1 small pepper mixed herbsStep 1-Turn on the oven to 210c

Step 2- Sieve the flour into a mixing bowl with the salt and rub in the margarine.

Step 3-Blend together the yeast, sugar and water and pour into the flour mixture.

Step 4-Stir with a round bladed knife to form a soft dough.

Step 5-Knead the dough for 10-15 minutes.

Step 6-Roll into shape and place onto a greased baking tin. Leave to prove in a warm place.

Step 7-Prepare the ingredients for the topping and assemble the pizza

Step 8-Bake in the oven for 20 minu…

How to make a vegtetable curry

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make a vegetable curry.

Ingredients you will need
1 tbsp vegetable oil2 onions, sliced3 red chillies, deseeded and finely slicedthumb-sized piece ginger, roughly chopped2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp Madras curry powder½tsp turmeric750g new potatoes, halvedjuice 1 lime500ml pot natural yogurtsmall bunch coriander, stalks and leaves finely chop200-300ml vegetable stock, or pea stock (see tip, below)300g French beans (or use frozen Step 1- Heat the oil in a large, deep frying pan. Add the onions and cook over a low heat for 10-15 minutes until soft. Step 2-Throw in the chillies, ginger and spices, and cook for a few mintes. Stir in the potatoes and lime juice, coating in the spice mix. Step 3-Add the yogurt, coriander stalks and the stock. Step 4-Simmer slowly for 35-40 minutes until the potatoes are soft and the sauce has reduced. Stir through the peas and cook for another 5 minutes. Step 5-Sprinkle over the coriander leaves, and serve with lime wedg…

How to make scotch eggs

Hi everybody today ill be telling you how to make some scotch eggs. 

                         This recipe serves 4 portions of scotch eggs

Healthy eating tip
Make sure the fat is hot so that less fat will be absorbed into the food during cooking.Drain the cooked scotch eggs on kitchen paper.Ingredients you will need
Hard boiled eggs       4sausage meat           300gflour                         25gbeaten egg                1breadcrumbs             50g
Step 1-Completely cover each egg with sausage meat

Step 2-Pass it through the flour, beaten egg and breadcrumbs. Shake off any surplus crumbs.

Step 3-Deep-fry to a golden brown in a moderately hot fat.

Step 4-Drain well, cut in halves and serve hot or cold.

Different types of icings part 2

I everyone today ill be telling you how to make a variety of different icings.

Fudge icing
100g/3 1/2 oz caster sugar 90 ml/3 fl evaporated milk40g/1 1/2, oz butter s1/4 tsp vanilla extractStep 1-Place the sugar and evaporated milk into in a saucepan and stir, then heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.

Step 2-Bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 5-6 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the butter and vanilla and whisk until smooth.

Step 3-Leave to cool, cover and chill for 2 hours until thick.

Butterscotch icing
55g/2 oz butter 100g g/3 1/2 oz soft light brown sugarpinch of salt 90ml/ 3 fl oz evaporated milk 225 g/8 oz icing sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extractStep 1-Place the butter ,brown sugar, salt and evaporated milk in a saucepan and heat until the sugar has dissolved.

Step 2-Then stir until smooth, remove from the heat and leave to cool slightly.

Step 3-Sift in the icing sugar and vanilla and beat well. Leave to cool completely.

Cream cheese icing
125g butter, softene…

How to make a Bulgar salad with fruit and nuts

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make a tasty and healthy bulgar salad with fruit and nuts.

Serves 6

Ingredient's you will need
100g dried apricots 50ml fresh orange juice 250g bulgar wheat 300ml vegetable stock 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 brunches spring onionsgrated rind of 1/2 lemon juice of 1 lemon seasoning 50g whole skinned almonds Step 1-Slice the apricots. Add to the orange juice and soak for 1 hour or until the apricots are soft.

Step 2-Measure the bulgar into a large bowl. Bring the vegetable stock to the boil. Pour over the bulgar, then cover the bowl with a cloth.

Step 3-Leave to stand until the liquid is absorbed-about 20 minutes.

Step 4-Mix in the olive oil and cool.

Step 5-Chop the spring onions; add to the bulgar with the apricots and orange juice.

Step 6-Add the rind and juice of the lemon and season.

Step 7-Cut the almonds into slivers. Toast in hot oven, or under the grill,until golden,add to the salad

How to make sushi

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make some simple sushi

Ingredients you will need

For the rice
300g sushi rice 100ml rice wine vinegar2 tbsp. golden caster sugarFor the Japanese mayonnaise
3 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 tsp soy sauceFor the sushi
25g bag nori (seaweed) sheets choose from the following fillings: cucumber strips, smoked salmon, white crabmeat, canned tuna, red pepper avocado, spring onion
step 1-First cook your sushi rice until it boils and when the rice absorbs all the water and add in the rice wine vinegar and the golden caster sugar, Then then put it in a sieve and put cold water over the rice

Step 2-Then spread out the rice on a tray and leave to cool.

Step 3-Lay a nori sheet on the mat or on some cling film. Dip your hands in the vinegared water, then pat handfuls of rice on top in a 1cm thick layer, leaving the furthest edge from you clear.

Step 4-Use a spoon to spread out a thin layer of mayonnaise down the middle of the rice.

Step 5-next top t…

Different types of icings

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make a variety of different icings.

Glace icing
115 g/4 oz icing sugar1 tbsp cold waterStep 1-Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and gradually add the water.

Step 2-Then beat together until the icing coats the back of a spoon.

Step 3-Use as required and leave to set.

Buttercream icing
225 g/8 oz butter, softened 1 tbsp cream or milk350 g/12 oz icing sugar Step 1-Place the butter and cream in a bowl and beat together.

Step  2-Gradually sift in the icing sugar and beat until smooth.

Crème au bewve
 2 egg yolks 175 g/6 oz butter,softend 75 g/6 oz caster sugar 4 tbsp waterStep 1-Place the egg yolks ina bowl and whisk lightly.

Step 2-Place the butter in a separate bowl and beat until fluffy.

Step 3-Place the sugar and water into a saucepan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved, then bring to the boil and boil for 2-3 minutes, or until the temperature reads 107oC/225oF on a sugar thermometer.

Step 4-Whisking all the time ,pour all the syrup into …

How to make shepheards pie

Hi everyone in todays post ill be telling you how to make shepherds pie

Ingredients you will need
Onions,Chopped          100g oil                              35gLamb mince, cooked    400gsalt,pepperWorcester sauce          2-3 drops Potato, cooked             400gButter or margarine     25gmilk or eggwash
Step 1-Cook the onion in the fat or oil without colouring.

Step 2-Add the cooked meat from which all fat and gristle has been removed.

Step 3-Season and add Worcester sauce (sufficient to bind).

Step 4-Bring to the boil; simmer for 10-15 minutes .

Step 5-Place in an earthenware or pie dish

Step 6-Prepare the potato's-mix with the butter or margarine, then mash and pipe, or arrange neatly on top.

Step 7-Brush with the milk or eggwash.

Step 8-Colour lightly in a hot oven.

Step 9- Serve accompanied with a sauceboat of gravy.

How to make individual chocolate sponges

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make individual chocolate sponges. 

Ingredients you will need
•Butter 200g •Caster sugar 200g •Eggs  4 •Self-Raising Flour 250g •cocoa 50g •Baking powder 2 level teaspoons

Step 1-Cream together the butter and the caster sugar using a wooden spoon until light and fluffy.
Step 2-Then gradually add the beaten egg.
Step 3-next sieve together the self raising flour and the cocoa powder and the baking powder. 
step 4-Then fold it all in using a tablespoon or a large metal spoon. 
Step 5-then line a muffin tin with a little bit of butter and parchment paper in them. 
Step-6 then spread the mixture evenly in the muffin tin. 
Step 7- Lastly cook your mini chocolate sponges in the oven at 180C/350F Gas 4 and bake for 25 minutes.

How to make chicken tikka witth salad and rice

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make a chicken tikka with a side salad also with some boiled rice.

What you will need for the rice
rice (dry weight)         300g
Step 1-Pick and wash the long-grain rice. Add to plenty of boiling salted water.

Step 2-Stir to the boil and simmer gently until tender (approx., 12-15 minutes).

Step 3-Pour into a sieve and rinse well under cold running water, then boiling water. Drain and leave in sieve ,placed over a bowl and covered with a cloth.

Step 4-Place on a tray and keep hot.

Step 5-Serve separately in a vegetable dish.

What you will need for the chicken tikka and the salad
Chicken, cut for sauté  1x 1 1/2kg natural yoghurt             125mlgrated ginger                1 tspground coriander           1 tspground cumin                1 tspchilli powder                  1tspclove garlic, crushed and chopped   1lemon,juice of               1/2tomato puree                50gonion finely chopped      50goil                                60mllem…