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Greek Salad with Broccoli and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
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Greek Salad with Broccoli and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Smoked pancetta, mozzarella, fresh chilli and tomatoes pizza topping

Smoked pancetta, mozzarella, fresh chilli and tomatoes pizza toppingClassic Italian toppingClassic Italian toppingMakes enough for 1 pizzaCooks In35 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 478 24 Fat 37.9g 54 Saturates 13.4g 67 Sugars 3.6g 4 Protein 25.3g 51 Carbs 8.0g 3 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients6 tablespoons tomato sauce50 g mozzarella1 fresh red chilli , finely slicedsea saltfreshly ground black pepper4-5 slices higher-welfare smoked pancetta , thinly slicedextra virgin olive oilrecipe adapted fromJamie& 39;s ItalyMethodSmear the tomato sauce evenly over the pizza base.
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Penne with tomato, basil, olives and pecorino

Penne with tomato, basil, olives and pecorinoA beautifully simple comboA beautifully simple comboServes 4Cooks In40 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 262 13 Fat 10.0g 14 Saturates 1.9g 10 Sugars 7.0g 8 Protein 7.9g 16 Carbs 32.2g 12 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients750 g pomodorino tomatoesolive oilsea saltfreshly ground black peppergood-quality balsamic vinegar500 g penne200 g black olives , stoned and halved1 small bunch fresh basil , leaves picked1 chunk pecorino cheese , to serveMethodPreheat oven to 200°C/400°F/gas 6.
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Pea and goat’s cheese risotto

Pea and goat’s cheese risottoWith crispy streaky baconWith crispy streaky baconServes 4Cooks In30 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 804 40 Fat 30.3g 43 Saturates 15.1g 76 Sugars 6.7g 7 Protein 32.4g 65 Carbs 93.4g 36 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients1 litre organic chicken or vegetable stock25 g butter½ onion , finely chopped100 g higher-welfare streaky bacon , cut into matchsticks1 bunch fresh thyme400 g risotto rice150 ml white wine200 g frozen peassea saltfreshly ground black pepper100 g crumbly goat& 39;s cheese75 g Parmesan cheese , freshly gratedMethodA classic Italian dish that& 39;s hard to beat.
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Pork loin with a great herby stuffing

Pork loin with a great herby stuffingWith fennel & rosemary cracklingGermanyUKWould you rather see the UK version?Would you rather see the US version?Would you rather see the Australian version?Would you rather see the German version?Would you rather see the Dutch version?Você prefere ver a versão em português?
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Potato and chorizo omelette with a kinda parsley salad

Potato and chorizo omelette with a kinda parsley saladFinished in the oven for a lovely puffed-up textureFinished in the oven for a lovely puffed-up textureServes 2Cooks In45 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 671 34 Fat 44.4g 63 Saturates 14.8g 74 Sugars 1.1g 1 Protein 43.0g 86 Carbs 22.
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Pan-seared venison with blueberries, shallots and red wine

Pan-seared venison with blueberries, shallots and red wineWith a herby juniper rubGermanyNetherlandsUKWould you rather see the UK version?Would you rather see the US version?Would you rather see the Australian version?Would you rather see the German version?Would you rather see the Dutch version?Você prefere ver a versão em português?
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Parsnip and pancetta tagliatelle with parmesan and butter

Parsnip and pancetta tagliatelle with parmesan and butterAn unusual, brilliant comboGermanyUKWould you rather see the UK version?Would you rather see the US version?Would you rather see the Australian version?Would you rather see the German version?Would you rather see the Dutch version?Você prefere ver a versão em português?
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One-cup pancakes, tropical yoghurt & mango

One-cup pancakes, tropical yoghurt & mangoFor a quick breakfast or brunchGermanyNetherlandsUKWould you rather see the UK version?Would you rather see the US version?Would you rather see the Australian version?Would you rather see the German version?Would you rather see the Dutch version?Você prefere ver a versão em português?
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Neck fillet steak

Neck fillet steakWith a herby, zesty marinadeWith a herby, zesty marinadeServes 4Cooks In20 minutes plus resting timeDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 280 14 Fat 16.5g 24 Saturates 5.3g 27 Sugars 0.1g 0 Protein 31.8g 64 Carbs 0.8g 0 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients4 higher-welfare pork neck fillet steaksolive oil2 cloves garlic , peeled and crushed1 handful fresh sage leaves , choppedsea saltfreshly ground black pepper1 lemonRecipe FromJamie Saves Our BaconMethodGet your griddle pan on a high heat and let it get screaming hot.
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My epic BBQ sauce

My epic BBQ sauceThe name says it all – you have got to try thisThe name says it all – you have got to try thisMakes approx. 500mlCooks In40 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 80 4 Fat 0.8g 1 Saturates 0.1g 1 Sugars 15.5g 17 Protein 0.8g 2 Carbs 17.0g 7 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredientsPaste1 medium onion , peeled and quartered10 cloves garlic , peeled2 fresh red chillies , stalks removedolive oilHerbs and spices10 sprigs fresh thyme or lemon thyme , leaves picked10 sprigs fresh rosemary , leaves picked1 small bunch fresh coriander10 bay leaves1 teaspoon cumin seeds2 tablespoons fennel seeds2 tablespoons smoked paprika6 clovesTo finish2 oranges , zest and juice of200 g soft brown sugar6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar200 ml tomato ketchup2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce2 teaspoons English mustard200 ml apple juiceRecipe FromJamie& 39;s AmericaBy Jamie OliverMethodI really love this barbecue sauce.
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Melt-in-your-mouth shin stew

Melt-in-your-mouth shin stewGorgeously intense and deliciousGermanyUKWould you rather see the UK version?Would you rather see the US version?Would you rather see the Australian version?Would you rather see the German version?Would you rather see the Dutch version?Você prefere ver a versão em português?
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Mini shell pasta with a creamy smoked bacon & pea sauce

Mini shell pasta with a creamy smoked bacon & pea sauceSuper fast & absolutely deliciousGermanyUKWould you rather see the UK version?Would you rather see the US version?Would you rather see the Australian version?Would you rather see the German version?Would you rather see the Dutch version?Você prefere ver a versão em português?
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Moroccan style broad bean salad with yoghurt and crunchy bits

Moroccan style broad bean salad with yoghurt and crunchy bitsSpiced with cumin and chilliGermanyUKWould you rather see the UK version?Would you rather see the US version?Would you rather see the Australian version?Would you rather see the German version?Would you rather see the Dutch version?Você prefere ver a versão em português?
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Louie and Gennaro’s ‘ultimate’ cheeseburgers

Louie and Gennaro’s ‘ultimate’ cheeseburgersWith Cheddar, bacon and sticky onionsWith Cheddar, bacon and sticky onionsServes 4Cooks In1 hour 15 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 664 33 Fat 39.3g 56 Saturates 13.9g 70 Sugars 6.8g 8 Protein 48.9g 98 Carbs 27.6g 11 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredientsolive oil2 large onions , peeled and finely sliced600 g quality minced chuck steaksea saltfreshly ground black pepper1 bunch fresh thyme , tied togetherFrench& 39;s yellow mustard4 thin slices good melting cheese, such as Cheddar8 rashers higher-welfare smoked streaky bacon4 sesame seed buns , halvedFor the mayo200 g low-fat mayonnaise , made with free-range eggs2 teaspoons gentleman& 39;s relish1 lemonMethodWhen you’re buying your chuck, don’t go for the lean variety – you want it to have a bit of fat as this will keep the burgers lovely and juicy as they cook.
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Lovely lemon curdy pud

Lovely lemon curdy pudPleasingly gooey and spongyGermanyNetherlandsUKWould you rather see the UK version?Would you rather see the US version?Would you rather see the Australian version?Would you rather see the German version?Would you rather see the Dutch version?Você prefere ver a versão em português?
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Jerk-dressed Bristol pork

Jerk-dressed Bristol porkRoast pork packed with Jamaican flavourRoast pork packed with Jamaican flavourServes 12Cooks In8 hours 15 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 446 22 Fat 31.8g 45 Saturates 9.3g 47 Sugars 7.8g 9 Protein 28.3g 57 Carbs 9.0g 3 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients5 kg shoulder of higher-welfare pork , bone in, skin on1 generous pinch dried rosemary1 generous pinch dried thyme1 whole nutmeg , for gratingolive oil1 litre quality ciderFor the jerk salsa1-2 fresh Scotch bonnet chillies , to taste2 bunches spring onions , trimmed1 level teaspoon ground cinnamon1 level teaspoon ground cloves2 level teaspoons ground allspice3 limes1 thumb-sized piece fresh ginger , peeleda few fresh bay leaves2 cloves garlic , peeleda few fresh bay leaves2 cloves garlic , peeled1 large bunch fresh corianderRecipe FromJamie& 39;s Great BritainBy Jamie OliverMethodJust about everyone gets excited when they see roast pork on the table.
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Lemon rice

Lemon riceA super-simple way to liven up plain riceA super-simple way to liven up plain riceServes 4Cooks In25 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 555 28 Fat 19.7g 28 Saturates 2.3g 12 Sugars 0.3g 0 Protein 22.0g 44 Carbs 83.4g 32 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients455 g basmati rice5 tablespoons vegetable oil2 tablespoons mustard seeds2 teaspoons urad dhal (small dried split peas)1 handful curry leaves2 lemons , rind and juice of1 bunch fresh coriander , choppedsea saltfreshly ground black pepperRecipe FromHappy Days with the Naked ChefMethodI& 39;ve always wanted to know how Indian and Thai chefs make tasty rice.
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Lemon butter biscuits

Lemon butter biscuitsLovely with a good cup of teaLovely with a good cup of teaServes 30Cooks In25 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 76 4 Fat 3.8g 5 Saturates 2.1g 11 Sugars 5.2g 6 Salt 0.1g 2 Protein 0.9g 2 Carbs 10.4g 4 Fibre 0.2g -Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients125 g butter , at room temperature100 g caster sugar1 free-range egg200 g plain flour2 lemons , zest of¼ teaspoon baking powder1 pinch sea saltplain flour , for dusting3 tablespoons demerara sugarMethodThese biscuits are dead easy to make and perfect for a simple gift.
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Indian carrot salad

Indian carrot saladWith crispy spiced minced lamb & naan breadsWith crispy spiced minced lamb & naan breadsServes 4Cooks In30 minutesDifficultySuper easyNutrition per servingCalories 385 19 Fat 21.9g 31 Saturates 8.7g 44 Sugars 10.8g 12 Protein 30.6g 61 Carbs 13.6g 5 Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients600 g quality coarsely ground lean lamb2 teaspoons garam masala500 g carrots (mixed colours if possible) , peeled1 tablespoon sesame seeds½ a bunch of fresh coriander (15g) , leaves picked½ a bunch of fresh mint (15g) , leaves pickedDRESSING1 teaspoon cumin seeds3 shallots or 1 small red onion, peeled1 lemon1 heaped teaspoon freshly grated gingerextra virgin olive oilrecipe adapted fromJamie at HomeBy Jamie OliverMethodHeat a large frying pan and fry your ground lamb until all the fat comes out of it.
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