lemons

  1. Kake Lover

    Recipe lemon and blueberry drizzle cake

    I have made this too many times to count because it is so popular and so easy too. In fact I always make double and bake 2 tins at once! Ingredients 100g softened butter 175g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 175g golden caster sugar 2 eggs 6tbsp milk Rind of 1 lemon 150g blueberries For...
  2. Kake Lover

    Recipe Apple and lemon nut crumble

    Ingredients Base 2lbs cooking apples (Bramleys), peeled, cored and cut into chunks grated rind and juice of 1 lemon 4oz caster sugar Topping 3oz butter 4oz plain flour 2oz mixed nuts, chopped - flaked almonds, hazlenuts, walnuts To serve Whipped cream / cream Method 1. Toss apples in juice and...
  3. Kake Lover

    Recipe Simple lemon drink

    This is the most easy, delicious and refreshing summer drink. My mother used to make this for us when we were children. She had a large table top liquidiser. As I only have a stick blender at the moment, on this occasion I have just made enough for one glass, using just one lemon. You...
  4. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Lemon and rosemary risotto

    Serves 2, preparation time 10 minutes, cooking time 20 minutes 180 g. rice for risotti a spoon of chopped rosemary leaves half lemon (we will use both peel and juice) 1 shallot (or onion) 2 spoons of extra virgin oil (EVOO) salt to taste a spoon of grated parmesan vegetable broth (or vegetable...
  5. The Late Night Gourmet

    Recipe Lem Brulee Cupcakes

    This one took me a long time to figure out, so don't be surprised if it takes me a long time to explain. You've probably already guessed that the Lem in Lem Brulee Cupcakes means lemon. That was the easy part. Getting a crème brulee in cupcake form? That was the tricky part. Search the internet...
  6. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Shaker Lemon Pie

    OK, this recipe has me intrigued. I haven't come across anything like it before. It uses the entire lemon, rind, pith and flesh, covered in sugar overnight in a fridge, then lots of eggs (always useful in this household) and pie crust which I am going to switch to sweet shortcrust pastry...
  7. Elawin

    Recipe Syrup sponge in the microwave

    This light, fluffy steamed pudding cooks in just four minutes in the microwave. Serve it with golden syrup, or jam and custard. Preparation time: less than 30 mins Cooking time: less than 10 mins Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 125 g/4 oz butter, melted, plus...
  8. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars

    OK - not my recipe (from the Minimalist baker) but one I am very definitely going to make. I'll start the soaking process tonight with the cashew nuts (hopefully nothing will freeze, we have a cold spell at the moment...). Then I will report back. Edit see lower for revised recipe. I suspect...
  9. Elawin

    Recipe An Alternative Trifle (Lemon, Blackberry & Rhubarb)

    Serves: 2 Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 3 lemons Approx. 8 tsps sugar (according to taste) 100 ml water 1.5 tbsp semolina 250 ml milk 1 tsp sugar 100 g rhubarb, halved lengthways and cut into 1” long pieces 3...
  10. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Lemon Curd

    For the current recipe challenge I thought I would get a head start and submit a traditional lemon recipe... This one is my Grannie's recipe and I will write up the recipe as well as put up her handwritten copy of it. I expect there are many identical versions online, but I have always known...
  11. The Late Night Gourmet

    Recipe Preserved Lemon

    I swear I'm not trying to be cheeky here, but I couldn't resist. @morning glory asked about using preserved lemons in the latest cooking challenge, and was told that they weren't allowed. But, here, my ingredient is fresh lemons...to make preserved lemons. ;) I started these a few weeks ago, and...
  12. Ken Natton

    Recipe Nigel Slater's Sweet and Sour Chicken

    Ingredients Marinade Squeeze the juice of four lemons Freshly crushed black peppercorns Clear runny honey (‘a good dollop’) Wholegrain mustard (a large teaspoon) Crushed garlic (‘a few cloves’) Chicken Nigel Slater recommended using boned thighs - maybe 10 or a dozen of them Garnish Preserved...
  13. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Lemon Semolina Cake

    To go with my Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Lemon Polenta Cake, I have decided to add a Lemon Semolina Cake to the current challenge. I have obviously made it dairy free so that I can eat it! I've adapted the recipe from this site...
  14. Kake Lover

    Recipe Spinach, Bacon and Pine Nuts Pasta

    (Picture taken from BBC Good Food Magasine) Ingredients 1 lemon 3 tablespoons olive oil and a bit extra for drizzling 300g any uncooked pasta of your choice 4 slices streaky bacon cut into strips 50g pine nuts 1(225 g) bag Baby Spinach (remove thick stalks) Method 1. Whilst cooking the...
  15. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Rhubarb Frappe

    Given that life is so darn hot here at the moment, I'm not fancying anything hot or heavy. last night it was still 28C at 11pm in the house and is too warm to sleep for sure. so whilst looking for a rhubarb recipe or two, to use up the remaining 250g of rhubarb I have, I've adapted this...
  16. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Blackened Shrimp, Asparagus and Avocado Salad with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Dressing

    It kind of goes without saying that I have no idea whether this salad will work or not, nor what it would taste like, being both vegetarian and allergic to dairy, but I stumbled across it whilst looking for salad ideas and thought that it might be interesting for the current ingredient recipes...
  17. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Dairy-Free Lemon, Coconut and Ginger Ice Cream

    I came across this dairy recipe for lemon and ginger ice cream (http://www.annabel-langbein.com/recipes/lemon-and-ginger-ice-cream/432/) whilst looking for a ginger recipe for the cookingbites recipe challenge. I liked the simple list of ingredients, the lack of ice-cream maker needed and the...
  18. Smokeydoke

    Recipe Greek Lemon Chicken with Spanakorizo

    This can be made in one-pot or the rice cooker. I love how the spinach, onion and chicken fat perk up the boring rice. Ingredients 4 chicken thighs 2 tblsp EVOO 2 tblsp lemon juice 2 tsp lemon zest salt and pepper 1/2 white onion, diced 1 tblsp garlic 1 tsp red chili flakes 1 1/2 cup long...
  19. winterybella

    Recipe Fig and Melon Salad with Creamy Vinaigrette

    When I think of melon recipes the first things that comes to mind are drinks and smoothies. That said, I wanted to find something a little different and was happy to find this creamy salad. serves 4-6 Vinaigrette 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 Tablespoons Olive oil 1 teaspoon honey 1 tsp...
  20. swalia

    Recipe Lemon Rice

    Lemon rice is a popular recipe from South India. Preparation Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 5 mins Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 2 1/2 cups cooked rice 1 tbsp oil 1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson) 1/2 tsp urad dal (split black lentils) 1 tsp chana dal (split bengal...
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