Pancakes

Pancakes

Fennel seeds known as ‘saunf’ in Hindi, can relieve bloating and stomach pains. The fennel adds a slightly sweet and spicy edge to a ‘traditional’ pancake.   Serves 4   100g plain flour 25g wholemeal plain flour 1 free range egg 300ml skimmed or semi skimmed milk (about half a pint of milk) 1 tsp…

Rum Bread and Butter Pudding

Rum Bread and Butter Pudding

This makes a change to the traditional bread and butter pudding and adds that festive touch by using Italian panettone. Half a teaspoon of  vanilla extract can be added to the custard for further indulgence. Serves 4 60g raisins 1 tbsp orange zest 3 tbsp dark rum 200ml milk 100ml double cream 2 eggs 30g caster sugar 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 30g butter,…

Date Shake

Date Shake

Serves 2 1 cup dates, such as deglet noor or medjool 1 cup milk 2 cups quality vanilla ice cream Pit and chop dates. Put the dates and milk into jar of a blender and purée until smooth. Add the ice cream and purée again. Divide the shake between 2 tall glasses.

Poor Knights of Windsor

Poor Knights of Windsor

Serves 4 2 eggs, lightly beaten 50ml milk 2 tsp vanilla extract a pinch of ground cinnamon 2 tbsp golden caster sugar 50g tub full fat soft cheese 1 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 2 tbsp cherry jam, blackberry compote or any other preserve 4 slices, day old white bread 25g butter Put the eggs, milk,…

Indian Pistachio Ice Cream - Pista Kulfi

Indian Pistachio Ice Cream - Pista Kulfi

Indian Pistachio Ice Cream – Pista Kulfi Serves 12 5 cups of full cream milk 2 level tbsp cornflour 1 tin condensed milk 1/2 tsp ground cardamon seeds kewra essence 1 tbsp pistachio nuts   Mix the milk and condensed milk stirring continuously. Make a paste of cornflour with 2tbsp of water and add to…