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This is a lovely, piquant but very easy sauce for shellfish.
This recipe is ideal for entertaining; you can make the filling and pastry cases the day before. Serve with Foaming Hollandaise Sauce, see Related Recipe below, which can also be made ahead.
I always part company with mint sauce if it's made with malt vinegar which completely overpowers the flavour of the lamb, but the following sauce - my grandmother always served with lamb.
Gravy powders, stock cubes and granules are all well and good, but for the real thing you have to make it yourself. Here, Delia tells you how with her totally foolproof recipe. Sunday roasts will never be the same!
A Sunday lunchtime treat: a pepper crust helps to keep the meat succulent while roasting, while the onions and thyme adds intriguing flavours and a hint of Italian to this superb recipe.
This is so quick and effortless – and proves that simplicity is so often the best. Excellent served with quick stir-fried cabbage.
This makes just the right-sized, and most attractive, dessert for one. This idea also works very well with a poached peach in the summer. To poach a peach, follow the same method as for the pear, but when the sugar has dissolved, place the peach, who
Cheat’s Turkey with Pistachio and Apricot Stuffing and Pancetta and Cranberry, Balsamic and Sage Sauce
This really is Christmas eating without the hassle: Delia turns a turkey crown into a meal of real succulence and flavour, with a gorgeously festive stuffing and a sauce that has all the festive flavours of Christmas.
The citrus, rum and raisin sauce is the perfect foil for the richness of the gammon and the sweet crisp crackling. This would make a superb centrepiece for a hot buffet at Christmas.
This is a bit of a clever wheeze, if I say it myself. Instead of buying all those Christmas pud ingredients, take a jar of mincemeat from Sainsbury’s and short-circuit all of that.
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