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Sausage rolls with caramelised red onions

Try out a great combination of flavours to jazz up sausage meat for these truly scrumptious sausage rolls. For the perfect result, invest the time in making your own pastry. (Make two batches – it takes the same amount of time, and you can freeze one for another recipe.) Ingredients For the puff pastry 125g/4½oz plain flour, plus extra for dusting 125g/4½oz strong white flour ½ tsp salt 225g/8oz salted butter 1 free-range egg, beaten, for brushing 2–3 tbsp sesame seeds, to decorate For the caramelised red onions 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp cranberry sauce 1 tbsp balsalmic vinegar pinch salt For the sausage meat filling 1 x 450g/1lb sausage meat ½ tsp nutmeg 1 red onion, finely grated 2 garlic cloves 2 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme 1 small...

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Puff pastry party canapés recipe

These three recipes work really well together and should provide something for everyone. The best thing about this trio is that they can be prepared well in advance and can all be cooked together in the same oven at the same time for a Christmas party. Ingredients For the chorizo sausage rolls 20g/¾oz unsalted butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only 1 tsp paprika 3 cooking chorizo sausages 3 herby pork sausages 250g/9oz ready-rolled all-butter puff pastry plain flour, for dusting 2 free-range eggs, beaten with a pinch of salt sea salt flakes For the tapenade and parmesan palmiers 250g/9oz ready-rolled all-butter puff pastry 4 tbsp olive tapenade 1 free-range egg, beaten with a pinch of salt 50g/1¾oz parmesan cheese, finely grated For the cheese straws 250g/9oz ready-rolled all-butter puff...

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10 Best Italian Food Recipes

Here are our 10 best Italian recipes that includes Italian veg dishes, Italian pasta recipes, Italian pizza recipes, Italian salad, Italian desserts and Italian bread recipe. Go on and try, you know you can't resist! Best Italian Recipes- Italian food is one of the few global cuisines that are truly obsessed with. Italian food regularly features on the dining tables of most urban households, and more often than not, we fall back on pastas, pizzas and risottos to satisfy our cravings for a good meal. There are so many varieties to choose among Italian dishes in veg or non-veg, from when it comes to pasta - penne, lasagne, spaghetti, macaroni, tagliatelle and ravioli among others - that you can toss...

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A Vegan Feast from Southern Italy

For the third of our four-part series on Italian cooking, we eschew heavy meat and dairy in flavor of simple, fresh abundance. All of today's recipes " the third of our four-part series on Italian feasting " are cheap, and vegan. Perhaps you think that doesn't sound like much of a feast. As Homer Simpson observed: "You don't win friends with salad." The very word "feast" summons up images of carnivorous excess: Obelix scrunching his way through a heap of wild boar; whole oxen turning on Tudor spits; swans stuffed with songbirds and served to pomaded emperors. But some of us have neither the income nor the appetite of a Sun King. I don't actually enjoy feeling so overstuffed that my seams...

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