Saturday, September 28, 2013

"Tried & Tested - 101 Recipes" by Carol Jones

Tried & Tested - 101 Recipes
by Carol Jones

Tried & Tested - 101 Recipes is Carol Jones' debut cookbook. Try out some new, easy, no-fail recipes. Carol guarantees they all work!

Would you like recipes that are EASY and that WORK? Not sure where to start?
Here you have 101 tried and tested recipes that ALL WORK. With soups, poultry, meats, fish, vegetarian, pasta and rice, potatoes, vegetables, dressings, sauces and marinades, desserts, baking and sweet things … there’s truly something for everyone. With differences you might not have thought of. You don’t need an elaborate kitchen full of fancy gadgets. Just follow the easy-but-imaginative recipes, and get ready for: ‘Compliments to The Chef’! Read on, get going, enjoy!
Recipes inside this book:-
Butternut Squash Soup
Onion Soup
Punchnep Soup
Barbecued Drumsticks
Chicken alla Milanese
Chinese Chicken Drumsticks
Devilled Drumsticks
Honey, Tomato and Mustard Chicken
Hot & Sticky Roast Quail
Italian Chicken Casserole
Marmalade Chicken
Orange & 5 Spice Chicken
Sweet Curry Chicken
Beef Burgers
Beef, Bacon & Mushroom Meatloaf
Beef, Fennel and Mushroom Casserole
Best Beef Balls
Chilli con Carne
Curried Mince with Peas
Gingered Beef Casserole
Keema Curry
Mexican Mince
One-Pot Mince & Macaroni
Stir-Fry Beef with Ginger
Lamb Chop & Bean Bake
Lamb Shanks with Roasted Peppers
Spring Lamb Casserole
Liver Casserole
Gammon & Vegetable Casserole
Roasted Pork Chops
Sticky Ribs
Apricot & Rice Stuffed Trout
Baked Salmon & Vegetables
Cod with Sauce Vierge
Crab & Pasta Bake
Crab Cakes
Garlic & Mustard Grilled Prawns
Grilled Tuna with Olives and Tomatoes
Kipper Bake
Oriental-Style Salmon
Pan-Fried Trout with Almonds
Salmon Fillets with a Tarragon Sauce
Salmon Fillets with Roasted Vegetables
Smoked Haddock with Sweetcorn
Asparagus Stir-Fry
Borlotti Beans in Coconut Milk
Chickpea & Tomato Curry
Falafel Burgers
Mexican Bean Burgers
Moroccan Mushrooms with Couscous
Noodles with Stir-Fried Chilli Veg
Pea & Paneer Curry
Savoury Beanfeast
Spinach & Sweet Potato Curry
Stuffed Onion Squash
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Curry
Sweet Potato & Pineapple Korma
Sweet Potato Stew with Beans
Veggie Soba Noodles
Bacon & Pea Risotto
Macaroni Cheese
Salmon & Dill Pasta
Smoked Trout & Pea Pasta
Spaghetti with Garlic Butter
Tuna & Lemon Risotto
Bacon Wrapped Potatoes
Butter Crushed New Potatoes
Creamy Potato & Fennel Bake
Curried Sweet Potatoes
Foil Baked New Potatoes
Hasselback Potatoes
Leek & Potato Bake
Mustard Crusted New Potatoes
Potato and Carrot Bake
Potato Rosti
Spicy Potato Wedges
Sweet Potatoes with Garlic & Rosemary
Asparagus Bundles
Baked Squash with Maple Glaze
Honey Glazed Carrots
Orange Glazed Carrots
Spicy Baked Butternut Squash
Stir-Fried Vegetables
French Dressing
Soy Sauce Salad Dressing
Teriyaki Marinade
White Sauce & Variations
Baked Rice Pudding
Chocolate Dream Pots
Lemon Cheesecake
Pecan, Caramel and Chocolate Tart
Strawberries Romanoff
Bara Brith
Blackberry & Cinnamon Sponge Cake
Cherry & Almond Loaf
Lemon Cake
Orange Marmalade Cake
Toss In Fruit Cake
Chocolate Truffles
Ginger & Banana Cookies
White Chocolate Coconut Truffles

Ingredients (Serves 2)
1 onion squash
Olive oil
For the stuffing:-
½ 290g jar antipasti, flame roasted red peppers, cut into small pieces
50g couscous
100ml hot vegetable stock
125g halloumi cheese, cut into small cubes
1 tbsp chopped, fresh coriander
Grated Cheddar cheese
Preheat the oven to gas 7/220ºC/425ºF/190º fan assisted.
Halve the onion squash and scoop away the fibres and seeds. Put the pieces skin side down in a small roasting tin and brush with the olive oil, season with salt and pepper. Roast for 20 minutes.
After the squash has roasted for 20 minutes, tip the couscous into a bowl and pour in the hot stock. Cover with cling film for 5 minutes. Take off the cling film, and fluff up the couscous using a fork. Add the red peppers, halloumi and coriander, season to taste, and mix well.
Remove the onion squash from the oven and fill the squash halves with the couscous mixture. Top with a small amount of the grated Cheddar cheese and return to the oven for a further 20 minutes.
Serve with a green salad.

Tried & Tested by Carol Jones is THE recipe book you want to have. Filled with tasty and fully tested SIMPLE recipes that will not fail you. There is no room to screw up! Having conversion charts and a glossary in the beginning is an added bonus with this recipe book because most are sketchy in this area. This book is definitely one you need in your collection - nice work! :)

From the Author
As a small child I grew up watching my Mother cooking and baking for our family, and I was always intrigued by the delicious smells of home-cooking and with what she made. One of my earliest memories is of standing on a kitchen chair, next to my Mother, and ‘helping’ her to bake a cake. I’m sure that I was no help to her, but I surely loved the experience!
As I grew older, I was aware that my Mother and Grandmother could turn their hands to many cooking skills and I was always intrigued to watch a meal being prepared and cooked.
In my twenties, I spent many years working in commercial kitchens and running restaurants, always staying close to my love of cooking and creating simple, yet delicious meal.
So, now a woman in my forties, I have truly enjoyed everything about putting together my first cookbook (Tried & Tested – 101 Recipes). It is a collection of my favorite recipes that I have cooked many times over the years for my boyfriend, family and friends.
My recipes really work, to provide exactly the results they promise with minimal kitchen equipment, preparation time and ingredients. They really are as simple as that. All of these recipes are ‘no fail’, if you follow the simple instructions I have set out. I’ve personally tried, tested, modified and cooked every single recipe until I have made it the very best that I possibly can, without compromising on flavour.
And what you need for each recipe can easily be bought at your local supermarket. So, no more cupboards full of items that have been used only the once and won’t be used again– which saves money, too!
I hope that you enjoy my recipes and creating wonderful meals that all of the family can enjoy. Whether you are new to cooking, or are an experienced cook looking for new ideas and flavours, I sincerely hope that you will find something you enjoy!