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Best winter breakfast recipes

If you need a little more convincing than usual to get out of bed when it's cold outside, try these warm, hearty breakfast ideas to get you going, from waffles to warm polenta and smoky beans with bacon.

Recipes using turmeric

An old Indian spice lauded for its health benefits, turmeric adds both colour and a peppery, warm, sometimes slightly bitter flavour to food. Use it in curries, with rice, as a paste for grilled meats and in warm winter soups.

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From rib-sticking beef rendang to the perfect goat's cheese quiche, these are the recipes to tick off for winter (so far).

Winter tart recipes

Tarts are as versatile as they are delicious, and are perfect for baking on a cool winter's day.

Chocolate hob-nobs

These extra-large oat biscuits are exactly what you need to get through the afternoon slump. Have one with a strong cup of tea and you'll be firing.

Roti canai

Here, we've made the dough in a food processor, but it's really quick and simple to do by hand as well. If the dough seems a little too wet just add a little more flour.

Citrus recipes

From tarte au citron to canard a l’orange, citrus flavours have long been friends of French cuisine. Pucker up for a taste of the sun-kissed Mediterranean and further afield with these recipes featuring oranges, lemons, grapefruit and mandarins.

One-pot recipes

There's no need to do the dishes with these one-pot wonders. From hearty stews to creamy risottos, these recipes are mess free and perfect for a winter's night.

Lemon and brown sugar pudding


We've baked this pudding, but it could easily be steamed instead.

You'll need

250 gm butter, softened, plus extra for greasing Juice (about 160ml) and rind of 2 juicy lemons 60 gm brown sugar 250 gm caster sugar 5 eggs, at room temperature 250 gm (1 1/3 cups) self-raising flour 125 ml (½ cup) milk Finely grated rind of ¾ orange To serve: pouring cream, yoghurt or ice-cream

Method

  • 01
  • Preheat oven to 170C, and generously grease a 2-litre pudding mould with butter. Mix lemon juice and brown sugar in a bowl, then pour into pudding mould and set aside.
  • 02
  • Beat butter and caster sugar in an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sieve flour in, add a pinch of salt and fold to combine. Add milk and lemon and orange rind, mix gently, then spoon into pudding mould and smooth top. Cover with a buttered round of baking paper, then a double layer of foil and tie tightly with kitchen string. Place pudding mould in a deep oven tray or a wide ovenproof saucepan, fill pan with enough hot water to come halfway up the side of the mould and bake for 2 hours. Serve hot with pouring cream, yoghurt or ice-cream.

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 - 10 people
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  • Serves 8 - 10 people

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