Ethnic Meals
Recipes and meal time ideas


The site concentrates on British recipes from Scotland, England and Wales with a few recipes from Ireland, India and France "thrown in". Primarily designed to provide ethnic recipes and meals, whether you are looking for an unusual meal, a straightforward meat, fish or poultry meal dish or even a sweet pudding recipe then hopefully you will find it here.

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Autumn Fruit Pudding Recipe

This is a recipe for Glastonbury Pudding. This steamed sponge pudding contains a lot of rich fruits and is a tasty warming dish for autumn or Winter.

Glastonbury Pudding

4oz butter
4oz caster sugar
2 medium eggs
6 oz self raising flour (wholemeal)
lemon rind (1/2 lemon-finely grated)
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Filling Ingredients:
3 tablespoons apricot jam
lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
1 medium sized cooking apple (peeled & cored, finely chopped)
3oz "no soak" dried apricots (finely chopped)

Butter a pudding basin. Prepare the sponge by either "creaming the ingredients or by placing all the ingredients in a food processor for 30-40 seconds. In a separate bowl mix together all the filling ingredients.

Place a layer of sponge mixture into the base of the pudding bowl. Top with some of the fruit mixture. Place another layer of sponge, then fruit until the mixtures are used up. Finish with a layer of sponge.

Cover with greaseproof paper and then cover and seal with kitchen foil. Steam for 2 hours. Remove the covering and leave the pudding in the basin to cool slightly for 5-10 minutes. Serve with custard or cream.

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