Delia Smith's Cookery Course, Part Three by Delia Smith

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  • Moussaka

    • Sue21 on January 20, 2011

      I add 4 large / 6 small cinnamon sticks which really enhances the flavour

  • Creamed chicken with avocado

    • veronicafrance on April 28, 2013

      The only reason I cooked this was because I was on a fridge-emptying mission and couldn't believe that I found a recipe that included cooked chicken and avocado. It confirmed my suspicion that cooking avocado is never a good idea -- not that I've ever tried it before.

  • Eggs en cocotte with soured cream and asparagus

    • veronicafrance on May 02, 2013

      Not bad. Sadly, I discovered we had no cheese of any sort, and I had to make do with UHT cream instead of sour cream or (better) crème fraîche. Easy to do anyway.

  • Lancaster lemon tart

    • veronicafrance on November 07, 2014

      This is a nice alternative to Bakewell tart. I found the topping a little dry; I recommend serving lukewarm with chilled custard.

  • Pavlova

    • LisaR12 on March 09, 2013

      i use this recipe for meringue all the time...fool proof

  • Special cottage pie

    • LisaR12 on February 21, 2013

      My go to recipe for cottage pie. I now make it in a pressure cooker which makes it even quicker. Then finish it off in the oven sometimes or otherwise just serve it as mince and mash

  • Spiced pilau rice

    • dawnelizabethtaylor on February 14, 2015

      I use brown basmati therefore dish takes 40 mins rather than 15 mins. And use chicken stock for extra flavour. All other ingredients same. A great accompaniment to my Saturday night spicy dishes!

  • A risotto for spring

    • dawnelizabethtaylor on March 13, 2015

      tasty mid week meal. used home grown veg. I used brown risotto rice and added touch crème fraiche before finishing in individual dishes under the grill. tasty and healthy!

  • Cheese and onion quichelets

    • dawnelizabethtaylor on June 09, 2015

      p369 in my old copy of this book. These are gorgeous! Made 4 - in my Yorkshire pudding tin, increasing flours to 75g each and using same quantity butter. I used cream in the filling. Really tasty and easy to make. Will make a note that these make a great mid week tea.

  • Spinach and cream cheese quiche

    • dawnelizabethtaylor on March 05, 2015

      I used swiss chard from the garden - cooking the stalks first, then adding the leaves; no problem with excess water as you'd get with spinach. I increased pastry to 100 g each wholemeal and SR flour, plus 100 g butter - no cheese; my quiche tin is about 27cms. Probably also used little more parmesan in filling. This was a GORGEOUS quiche - and probably now our favourite - using swiss chard/acelga. The squeeze of lemon juice is really tasty. Definitely 5 stars!

  • Basic pancakes

    • Chefdeedee on February 21, 2015

      The best pancakes ever!

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  • ISBN 10 0563164565
  • ISBN 13 9780563164562
  • Published Mar 16 1981
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 232
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Ebury Press
  • Imprint BBC Books

Publishers Text

This, the third book in the series, again contains over 160 recipes and completes 'Delia Smith's Cookery Course'! It takes us through early summer vegetables to late autumn fruits with recipes ranging from choux and puff pastries to mousses and meringues, from pâtés and starters to home-made yoghurt and ice cream. Delia conjures up all the flavors of summer with exciting herb recipes and imaginative ideas for salads, picnics and barbecues. She then shows us how to preserve those flavours in jams, pickles and chutneys. The three books in this course have been planned to give a basic knowledge of skills and techniques for a lifetime of cooking and entertaining.

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