Guava BBQ Sauce

Ingredients 8 ounces Dried Guava 1 tablespoon coconut oil or vegetable oil 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup guava nectar 1/4 cup molasses 1/3 cup Apple Cider Vinegar 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Hot sauce to taste Preparation Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in guava nectar and remaining ingredients. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or [...]

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Guava-Lime Coolers

Ingredients 7 cups guava juice 5-6 Dried Guava 3 cups white (light) rum 2/3 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup grenadine (pomegranate-flavored syrup) Ice cubes Preparation In a large pitcher, mix guava juice, rum, lime juice, and grenadine. Pour over ice in cocktail glasses and garnish with slices of dried guava.

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Hot Cranberry Chutney

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1/2 cup raisins 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/4 cup finely Rosted Almonds 2 cups Dried Cranberries Preparation Combine sugar and water in a large stainless steel saucepan; bring to a boil. Boil, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat; add remaining ingredients. Continue to cook, uncovered, 10 minutes or until cranberries burst and mixture thickens, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Quickly ladle chutney into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/2-inch head [...]

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Honey-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed, cut in half 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup sliced Rosted Almonds 1 cup Dried Cranberries Preparation Preheat oven to 350°F. Put Brussels sprouts and oil in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet in a single layer, cut side down, and roast until tender and edges are starting to brown, about 35 minutes. Drizzle Brussels sprouts with honey and sprinkle evenly with cranberries [...]

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Cranberry, Raisin & Pecan Knot

Ingredients For the white bread 500g strong white bread flour 7g sachet easy-bake dried yeast (or 2 tsp Quick dried yeast) 1½ tsp salt 1 ½ tbsp caster sugar 1 tbsp soft butter For the flavourings 100g mix of Dried Cranberry, raisins and chopped pecans pinch of ground cinnamon Preparation Mix the flour, yeast and salt and 1½ tsp of the caster sugar in a large mixing bowl. Put in the butter and rub it into the flour. Make a dip in the centre of the flour and pour in [...]

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Cranberry, Pumpkin Seed & Caramel Flapjacks

Ingredients 25g Pumpkin Seed 250g pack salted butter 6 tbsp caramel, from a 397g can Carnation caramel (use remainder for topping, see below) 50g golden caster sugar 350g rolled oats 85g self-raising flour For the topping remaining caramel 50g salted butter 50g Dried Cranberries 25g dark chocolate chips Preparation Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3 and line a 22cm square cake tin with baking parchment. Melt the butter, caramel and sugar in a large saucepan, then tip in the oats and flour. Stir well, making sure every oat is covered in the [...]

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Rye & Pumpkin Seed Crackers

Ingredients 200g rye flour 200g wholemeal flour 100g pumpkin seed ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp golden caster sugar 1 large egg Preparation Heat oven to 140C/120C fan/gas 1 and line 2 baking trays with baking parchment. Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Beat the egg with 250ml water in a jug, then pour into the dry mixture. Combine with a wooden spoon, then transfer to a lightly floured work surface and knead until you have a smooth, firm dough. Roll the dough out [...]

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Coconut Quinoa & Chia Porridge

Ingredients 175g Rosted Quinoa Seeds ½ vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped out, or ½ tsp vanilla extract 15g creamed coconut 4 tbsp Chia seeds 125g Coconut yogurt For the topping (to serve 2) 125g pot Coconut yogurt 280g mixed summer Berries, such as Strawberries, Raspberries and Blueberries 2 tbsp Rosted Almonds Preparation Tip the quinoa into a pan and add the vanilla, creamed coconut and 600ml water. Cover the pan and simmer for 20 mins. Stir in the chia with another 300ml water and cook gently for 3 mins [...]

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Strawberry Cheesecake

Ingredients 250g digestive biscuit 100g butter, melted 1 vanilla pod 600g soft cheese 100g icing sugar 284ml pot double cream For the topping 100g Dried Strawberry 400g punnet strawberry, halved Preparation Make the base: Butter and line a 23cm loose-bottomed tin with baking parchment. Put 250g digestive biscuits in a plastic food bag and crush to crumbs using a rolling pin. Transfer the crumbs to a bowl, then pour over 100g melted butter. Mix thoroughly until the crumbs are completely coated. Tip them into the prepared tin and press firmly [...]

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Creamy Chicken With Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients 20g pack dried porcini 1 free-range chicken, about 1½ kg/3lb 5oz, jointed into 8 pieces 1 lemon, halved 2 tbsp olive oil 25g unsalted butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 300g/10oz Pumpkin seeds, cut into cubes 200g chestnut mushrooms, roughly chopped 284ml carton double cream Preparation Soak porcini in 300ml/1⁄2 pt hot water for 30 mins. Skin chicken and rub the cut side of the lemon over them. Heat oil in a pan large enough to hold chicken in one layer. Add chicken and brown on both sides. Transfer [...]

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