Food and drink news from Bury St Edmunds

Recipe – Self-saucing butterscotch pudding

Serve this self-saucing butterscotch pudding warm with ice cream for the ultimate treat for the whole family. It’s sure to disappear in a flash Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 hour   Ingredients: 100g butter , melted, plus a little for the dish 275g...

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Recipe – Pumpkin Soup

Preparation time: less than 30 mins Cooking time: 30 mins to 1 hour Serves: 6–8 Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 garlic cloves 1 bay leaf 25g/1oz unsalted butter 2 tbsp olive oil 1 medium pumpkin (prepared weight about 850g/1lb 14oz)...

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Recipe – Chocolate Chip Cookies

A fantastic cookie recipe, these delicious cookies are almost cakes, with a lovely soft texture that melts in your mouth, you will have the adults and children coming back for more!!! Ingredients: 200g softened butter 300g soft brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs...

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Recipe – Slow Cooker Rosemary Bread

Ingredients: 300ml lukewarm water 1 teaspoon sugar 1 packet active dry yeast, about 2 1/4 teaspoons 1 teaspoon salt, plus more for sprinkling 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped, plus more for sprinkling 470g all-purpose flour, plus more for...

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Recipe: Watermelon & feta salad

Ingredients: 700 g watermelon 1 small red onion 180 g feta cheese 1 bunch of fresh mint extra virgin olive oil   Method: Scoop out and chop the watermelon flesh into chunks, discarding the peel. Peel and finely slice the onion, crumble the feta, then pick the...

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Recipe: Lemongrass beef stew with noodles

Ingredients: 1 tbsp ginger Ginger, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 3 stalks lemongrass, outer leaves removed, finely chopped 2 tbsp coriander leaves, plus extra to serve 2 red chillies, thinly sliced (leave the seeds in if you like it spicy) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 250g...

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Recipe: The quickest berry tart

Ingredients: 1 orange 3 tablespoons vanilla sugar 400ml double cream 600g mixed seasonal berries , such as blackberries, loganberries, blueberries, red and white currants, good gooseberries and strawberries 4 meringue nests PASTRY 250g plain flour , plus extra for...

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Christmas Recipe – Cheesy Sprout Gratin

Ingredients: 600g Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved if large 1 tbsp olive oil 50g unsalted butter 2 banana shallots, finely chopped 50g plain flour 750ml semi-skimmed milk 100ml double cream 1 tbsp English mustard 150g mature vegetarian cheddar, grated 40g dried...

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Christmas Recipe: Apple and Sausage Filo Rolls

Ingredients: 1 apple, cored and finely diced (try the crispy Pink Lady variety) 50 g dried breadcrumbs 1 tbsp. chopped fresh sage 2 tsp wholegrain mustard 150 g filo pastry (6 sheets measurin approx. 40 cm x 30 cm) 60 g butter, melted 6 good quality Toulouse style...

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Recipe: Apple pudding cake

Ingredients: 250g plain flour 200g caster sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 dessertspoons ground cinnamon 225ml milk 350g dark brown soft sugar 325ml water 30g butter 100g chopped peeled apples 60g chopped walnuts   Method: Preheat oven to...

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