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Pigs in blankets

Pigs in blankets

These little sausages wrapped in bacon are as traditional at Christmas dinner as turkey, but this recipe has a fruity little twist!

Fenland celery, herb & bacon parcels

Fenland celery, herb & bacon parcels

Fenland celery tastes delicious when roasted. Cooking it in little parcels keeps all the flavours and lovely juices in. Try this easy recipe for family suppers, children love anything wrapped up!

Chicken fricassee with apples in a wine & tarragon sauce

Chicken fricassee with apples in a wine & tarragon sauce

This lovely classic French dish is halfway between a saute and a stew

Chicken & bacon salad with juniperberry beetroot

Chicken & bacon salad with juniperberry beetroot

The aromatic taste of juniperberry & black pepper-infused beetroot is wonderful tossed through this salad which makes for a substantial lunch or light supper.

Alex Mackay's mid-week jerk roast chicken & spicy chips

Alex Mackay's mid-week jerk roast chicken & spicy chips

Alex says: 'This is simply yummy, as spicy as you fancy with the King Edwards catching a lovely lick of the chicken's roasting juices.'

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Sausage meat plait

Sausage meat plait

This is a classic British dish that's like a giant sausage roll. Serve with greens and mustard for a traditional dinner for two

Chicken & leek pie

Chicken & leek pie

While you're getting this together, why not double up on the ingredients and freeze a lovely chicken and leek pie for another time?

Chicken, leek & cheddar bake

Chicken, leek & cheddar bake

For a quick and easy evening meal, chicken, leek and Cheddar bake, with melt in the mouth cheese, will be a firm family favourite that takes just 10 minutes to prepare

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Chilli & pepper buttered steak

A juicy, tender steak with a traditional peppercorn sauce and an added chilli kick, ready in just 10 minutes Chilli & pepper buttered steak recipe

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