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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookie Recipe Oven at 170˚C Makes as many as you want, but I normally make 18, using 2 trays with 9 cookies on each Don't ...

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Ricotta, pesto and spinach lasange

This meat-free take on lasagne is nothing short of indulgent and it takes half the time. Impress your housemates, parents, or just treat ...

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Leek and Parsley Roast Chicken

Oven at 200˚ Serves 6-8 Takes 2 hours to make Ingredients 15g parsley (or dill) 75g soft butter (microwave for 10 seconds at a time if needed ...

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 1
Photo: Miriam Mizzi

Ricotta, pesto and spinach lasange

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 2
Photo: Lily Carden

Leek and Parsley Roast Chicken

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 3
Photo: Lily Carden

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t love cookies? This is my favourite and easiest recipe. There’s no eggs so it can be eaten raw (although you might want to bake the flour for 10 minutes to “cook it.” Switch up the filling to your liking and let us know what your favourite cookie flavour is

Photo: Miriam Mizzi

Ricotta, pesto and spinach lasange

A vegetarian lasagne that rivals the Italian classic

Photo: Lily Carden

Leek and Parsley Roast Chicken

Impress your housemates with a classic roast chicken. This recipe adds another layer of flavour with parsley and lemon, while the vegetables and potatoes are cooked around the bird so it truly is a one pot meal

Photo: Miriam Mizzi

Leftover roast chicken and pea risotto

Miriam cooks risotto

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Chocolate and peanut butter malt loaf

Following on from last week’s easy bread recipe, here is a slightly more advanced bread: chocolate and peanut butter malt loaf, a tasty addition to any breakfast, lecture or revision marathon

Photo: Lily Carden

Posh Chicken Nuggets

A fast food hangover fix without having to leave the house and I know exactly what’s in them

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Easy Bread Recipe

If you’ve never made bread before then it can seem daunting but I promise you it’s a very easy process. If you buy a tin of easy bake yeast then there’s a quick recipe on the back that will made decent enough white bread but by following these simple, additional steps you can achieve a wonderful white loaf that works as the basis for many different types of loaf. It will take time to rise (about 2 hours total) but needs less than 30 minutes of active preparation and is worth it.

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Falafel, flatbreads, tabbouleh and dips

If you’re thinking of hosting a dinner party, try cooking up these simple mezze recipes which are guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser

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Chicken Kiev burger with triple-cooked chips

Do you love Chicken Kievs? Burgers? Triple cooked chips? If so then you’re in luck, here’s an excellent recipe that incorporates all three

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Mix and Match Stir Fry

Buying a stir fry deal from a supermarket always leaves me pushing mystery veg around my plate and wishing for more chicken or noodles. The simple way to get around this is by making your own. It seems really complicated but actually, it couldn’t be easier, just choose from this mix and match list and follow the cooking instructions.

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Harissa and Turmeric Dal

This dal is vegetarian, vegan, simple, cheap and packed full of flavour. What more could you want?

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Chocolate Cake Recipe

Who doesn’t love cake? This is a great basic cake recipe that everyone should know