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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...
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.
This recipe is blissfully easy and all of it can be prepared in advance. In fact, I find it works best if you prepare the purée the day before. Dry white wine can be used instead of Champagne.
This great Sunday lunch recipe for roast lamb can be served with gravy or Rosemary and Onion Sauce, which is also good with lamb chops, or bangers and mash.
Cheap and readily available, wood pigeon is a game bird that's well worth discovering...and Delia's scrumptious apple and shallot confit makes it even more special. Serve the confit with other game birds too.
This wonderful recipe combines the flavour of roast lamb with rosemary and mint - traditional herbs for lamb - plus redcurrants. A truly special way to serve up Sunday lunch...
Yes, it's true – any kind of cheese can be used. If you want a mild lactic flavour use a Lancashire, or for something more assertive, how about a sharp Gorgonzola? Or, instead of Cheddar and Parmesan, try Gruyère and Parmesan. Cheese sauce is also ve
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