Boxing Day Food
- remains of cold roast or boiled beef
- minced herbs
- 1 roll of puff pastry
- Cut up the beef bearably fine with small amount of its own fat. Add a seasoning of salt, pepper and chopped herbs.
- Put the entire into a roll of puff-pastry, and cook in the oven for ½ hour, or longer if the turn over is bigger.
- Beef patties may be made of cold meat, by mincing and seasoning beef as aimed at above, and sweltering in a rich puff pastry.
Smashed peas with cold ham
- 3 cloves garlic, peeled
- 100g/1¾oz fresh or frozen peas
- 5 or 6 sage leaves
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- slices of cold ham such as
- West Country cooked ham
- Bring a large pan of salty water to the bubble.
- Pop the entire cloves of garlic into the pot and boil for 5-10 minutes, or until very fond.
- At this point put in the peas and the sage and cook for about 2 min, until the peas are prepared.
- Drain carefully and either crush the peas with the butter and oil, or pulse all to a rough uniformity in a food processor.
- Serve beside slices of ham or on it’s possessed as a great summer dip.
Parsnip hash browns
- 450g waxy potatoes (such as Charlotte)
- 350g parsnips or other root veg
- 1 small onion , halved and thinly sliced
- 1 garlic clove , finely chopped
- 1 egg , beaten
- 4-5 tbsp sunflower oil
- 6 rashers of streaky bacon or slices of prosciutto
- 6 stems of cherry tomatoes on the vine
- 6 eggs
- Peel and coarsely annoy the potatoes and parsnips - if you're by means of a food processor, join the medium grater. Squeeze out as much water as likely with your hands and put them in a bowl.
- Blend in the onion, garlic, egg and season if you like. Divide the combination into six and approximately shape into level cakes. Heat 2 tbsp of the oil in a big non-stick frying pan and cook three of the cakes on a low heat for 4-5 mins on each side until golden and gentle. Transfer to kitchen paper with a slotted spoon and leave to cool while boiling the remainder, adding remaining oil as necessary. In the meantime grill the bacon and tomatoes, simmer the eggs and serve beside.
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