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What are enchiladas? Well, they're Mexican wheat-flour pancakes that can be spread with some spicy salsa and stuffed with almost anything you have handy – in this case cheese – and then baked. An excellent light lunch dish served with a salad.
A confit, as the name suggests, is a kind of sauce reduced to a concentrated, jam-like consistency. This one is a good accompaniment for all kinds of things at Christmas, as it keeps well in the fridge for four weeks.
Salsas are at the height of food fashion at the moment - and this is one of the best: healthy, easy to make and magnificent with rosti crab cakes, salmon, chicken or grilled meats!
If you want to make pesto in advance - cover it with cling film, making sure it actually touches the surface of the sauce. You can keep it in the fridge for a week.
If you're cooking for vegetarians, these wonderful kebabs will go down a storm. The halloumi cheese is firm enough to withstand grilling, and combines beautifully with the other flavours in this recipe.
Salsa has the advantage of being a salad, sauce and relish all in one. There's no fat or sugar in it, and the flavour's wonderful. The chillies are not too hot, so if you'd like a little more kick to this you can add a few drops of Tabasco
Keep your eye on the risotto as it simmers, adding stock a ladle at a time and your patience will be rewarded.
This is a strong-flavoured, quite garlicky sauce that does wonders for plain mackerel fillets or some grilled trout. This behaves rather like a very thick vinaigrette and, before each serving, always needs to have another mix.
Cheese scones can be a bit bland, but here Delia has used tangy Cheshire cheese and peppery chives to add bite and colour. Give them a try - they're perfect for tea!
This is a lovely, piquant but very easy sauce for shellfish.
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