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Pork roast with crispy crackling

Everyone loves roast pork with crackling as part of Christmas dinner. Try this easy pork dinner recipe with 'best ever' crackling this festive season - your family will be talking about how good it was until next year!
INGREDIENTS 2kg (1.8-2.2kg) loin of pork 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons sea salt 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 2 onions, peeled and thickly sliced 2 apples, sliced thickly in rounds 2 tablespoons plain flour 50mL white balsamic vinegar or apple cider vinegar 1 cup (250mL) chicken stock
PREPARATION 1. Remove the pork from the fridge and use a sharp knife to score the skin of the pork at 1cm intervals. This does require assertive use of the knife, or get your butcher to do it. Rub the oil into the skin and then the sea salt and black pepper. Make sure you push some salt into the slits. It is a lot of salt, but does ensure fab crackling.
2. Preheat oven to 220°C. Place the onion rounds in the middle of a large baking dish and place the pork on top. Roast for…

7 mouth-watering dishes you can easily make for dinner

It’s such a headache to think of what to make for dinner every evening, isn’t it? Take it easy! We collected several dinner ideas that your family will definitely like. Bon appetit!
1. Turkey with lemon
2. Bean pasta with tomato sauce
3. Frittata with vegetables
4. Spicy potato wedges
5. Mustard chicken legs with potato and pumpkin
6. Healthy Asian-style salad with chicken and napa cabbage
7. Crispy fish nuggets
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Crispy fish nuggets

INGREDIENTS 2 eggs 2 cups of breadcrumbs 1/4 cup of wheat flour Seed oil 450g of cod or flatfish Salt and pepper, according to taste
PREPARATION 1. Crack the eggs into a bowl and whisk them well. Put the breadcrumbs and flour in 2 different bowls.
2. Season the fish with salt and pepper, then cut it into long pieces. Drop each piece into the flour first, then into the egg and coat it in the breadcrumbs.
3. Fry each side of the nuggets for 3 minutes.
4. Put the fried nuggets on paper towels to get rid of the extra oil.
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Healthy risotto

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup of whole grain brown rice 1/2 cup of barley 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 medium-sized onion 2 cloves of garlic Salt Ground black pepper 1/2 cup of chicken stock 400g of chopped asparagus 170g of mushrooms 60g of low-calorie cream cheese 1 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons of chopped spring onion 1/2 teaspoon of lemon zest
PREPARATION 1. Put the rice and barley into boiling water and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
2. Heat up the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, salt, and pepper and cook for 5 minutes until the onion is soft and brown.
3. Drain the water. Add the onion and 1/4 of the chicken stock to the rice. Cover the pan with a lid, and cook the risotto until the rice and barley are soft. It will take about 6 to 8 minutes.
4. Add the asparagus and mushrooms and cook everything together for 8 to 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Take the pan off the stove. Add the rest of the stock, cream cheese, and Parmesan. Stir the risotto…

10 shamelessly appetizing cheese dishes

Crispy cheese potatoes

INGREDIENTS  washed potatoes 230g of grated cheese 500g of sliced bacon Olive oil Salt and pepper Sour cream and spring onion for serving
PREPARATION 1. Preheat the oven to 240°C.
2. Pierce the potatoes with a fork many times. Sprinkle them generously with salt and pepper.
3. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and bake until the peel is crispy. Let them cool down.
4. Cut the potatoes into halves. Take the flesh out with a spoon — there should be about 0.5 inch in thickness left. Sprinkle the halves with the olive oil on both sides and bake for 5 to 7 minutes more. The potatoes should turn a golden color inside.
5. Place the cheese and bacon into the halves and put them in the oven for 2 minutes, until the cheese melts. Serve the dish with the sour cream and chopped onion.
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Six chocolate desserts that are too seductive to be legal

Very few people don’t like chocolate. It is an important part of any diet, and it also makes us smarter — so why not eat it as much as you can?
1. Crispy and delicate chocolate cookie
INGREDIENTS 3 egg whites 65 g of cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of vanilla 100 g of chocolate drops 360 g of powdered sugar
PREPARATION 1. Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
2. Add the egg whites and vanilla. Mix everything together with a whisk to get a smooth paste. Do not whip it up, just mix it.
3. Add the chocolate drops.
4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scoop the batter with a teaspoon and make small cookies. There should be 2 or 3 cm between them. Bake for 15 minutes at 180° C.
5. Let the cookies cool down for 10 minutes. They are very brittle when hot.
2. Chocolate cheesecake
INGREDIENTS 250 g of cookies 150 g of butter 2 tablets of dark chocolate 3 eggs 1 cup of powdered sugar (or sugar) 750 g of Philadelphia cream cheese 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder 500 g of s…