The most traditional of English desserts is the warm and sticky Chelsea bun. It is called a Chelsea bun because it was created in Chelsea. Ingredients: 500g white flour, plus extra for dusting, 1tsp salt, 1 x 7g fast-action dried yeast, 300ml milk, 40g unsalted butter, softened at room temperature, 1 free-range egg, vegetable oil, for greasing. Filling: 25g unsalted butter, melted, 75g soft brown sugar, 2 tsp ground cinnamon, 150g dried mixed fruit. Glaze: 2 tbsp milk & 2 tbsp caster sugar.
Here is a real hand-me-down recipe for London Cheesecake. Adding a final layer of sour cream, sugar and vanilla towards the end of the cooking time finish's it off wonderfully. Ingredients: base: 150 grams digestive biscuits, 75 grams unsalted butter (melted or very soft), 600 grams cream cheese, 150 grams caster sugar, 3 large eggs, 3 large egg yolks, 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract & 1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice. Topping: 145 ml sour cream, 1 tablespoon caster sugar & teaspoon vanilla…
This delicious Currant Bread recipe will make any breakfast special. Ingredients: 500g wholemeal flour, 150g butter softened, 1tbsp baking powder, ½ tsp salt, 150g sugar, 150g currants, 50g mixed fruit peel, 2 eggs (medium), 2 tbsp milk, Preheat the oven to 180º C
Slowly carefully cooked with a Russell Hobbs Slow cooker is going to make this Wine Braised Lamb Shank with Rosemary and Thyme delicious Ingredients: 1kg lamb shanks (2 large shanks), 1 onion roughly diced, 3 - 6 garlic cloves roughly chopped, 1 large carrot roughly diced, 3 springs fresh rosemary, 7 -10 sprigs fresh thyme, 1/4 bottle red wine, 450ml chicken or vegetable stock, 45ml olive oil, 60ml (1/4 cup) flour, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
No dish has ever seemed so perfect for a winter's day than a hearty Beef Stew. During the winter storms it even kept Britain warm. Try out hearty beef stew. Ingredients: 2-3 lbs. beef stew meat cut into 1" pieces, 3 med Potatoes peeled & cut into cubes, 4 med onions cut into eights, 3 stalks celery sliced, 1tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1/4 tsp basil, 1/4 tsp thyme, 1/4 tsp oregano, 1 bay leaf, *Beef broth or bouillon to cover
Looking a bit rugged after the weekend? Here are some electric razor shaving tips 1) keep your electric razor's blades clean, to prolong the life of the shaver 2) Replace dull blades and thin screens about every year to ensure that you obtain a good shave and avoid facial irritation 3) give your skin some time to adjust to electric razor shaving.
The British have long enjoyed food with bite. 200 years ago, an Indian migrant opened Britain's first curry house. Try this Durban Curry. Ingredients: 45ml oil, 1 large onion chopped, 3 cloves garlic, 10ml grated fresh ginger, 2 medium aubergines unpeeled & cubed, 1 small butternut peeled & cubed, 3 medium potatoes unpeeled & cubed, 410g tin tomatoes chopped, 15ml curry powder, 3ml turmeric, 125ml chicken or vegetable stock, 375ml frozen peas, 60ml chopped coriander leaves & 10-15ml garam…
Create beautiful wavy hair with these simple tips. 1) Choose a curling iron that is ceramic with adjustable heat settings 2) Make sure to remove any knots or tangles beforehand 3) Curl a small bit of your hair at a time, that way you can get the most out of your curls 4) Don’t curl your hair when it is damp or wet. It can damage the ends of your hair 5) Lightly go through your hair using your fingertips to loosen up the curls and achieve more of natural look.
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Blow drying your hair shouldn't be a chore. Here are some tips for the perfect blow dry 1) Gently towel-dry your hair, being careful not to rub your hair with the towel, this will create frizz 2) Roughly dry just the ends of your hair until slightly damp 3) Divide hair into manageable sections, using a round brush, lift hair at the roots and direct your dryer from the roots down to the tips.
Going out this weekend? Make sure your hair looks great with these hair straightening tips. 1) Divide your hair into sections to ensure you don't miss any strands. 2) Set your straightening iron to the correct temperature for your hair type. 3) Begin straightening about an inch away from the root, this will leave a little volume in your hair and make sure it doesn't look too flat.
Get your healthy chocolate fix with our Low fat Chocolate Crunch Smoothie. #ChocolateDay. Ingredients: 1 Cup 2% milk, 1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder, ½ Cup peanuts and cashews, 1 Tbsp Honey, ¼ tsp Vanilla essence and 1 Cup of Ice.
Fish and chips are the epitome of English street food. You could be eating it on the streets of London if you win #RHMoments in the Making. Ingredients: Vegetable oil for deep frying 4 large potatoes, 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt plus more for seasoning, ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper plus more for seasoning, 1 large egg lightly beaten, 1 can soda water, ½ cup rice flour for dredging, 2 cod or haddock fillets cut in ½.
Roast Beef with Pepper Sauce would make a delicious first meal in London. Use our recipe and you can make it at home. Ingredients: Pepper sauce: 1 red pepper deseeded, 1 carrot peeled and chopped, 410g tomato puree, 2 cloves garlic, 10ml ground ginger, 5ml turmeric, 5ml salt, 21/2ml black pepper, 21/2ml - 5ml cayenne pepper (depending on how spicy you like it), 5 cardamom pods crushed.
Tarte Tatin is said to have been created by accident. Make perfect crust with a Russell Hobbs compact folding stand bowl mixer. Ingredients Crust: 1 stick butter cut into pea size pieces, 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup sugar, Pinch salt, 1 lemon zested, 1 egg yolk, 2 tablespoons ice water. Filling: 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup apple cider, 1/2 lemon juiced, 1 vanilla bean seeds scraped, 1 stick butter, 6 apples peeled, cored and quartered Mascarpone cheese mixed with 2 tablespoon sugar, for…