Lorraine shows us recipes that are perfect for a whole host of occasions, from an impromptu dinner with friends to fresh and fun party food.There's lemoncello jello shots; a good old fashioned burger with all the trimmings, and a mouth-watering mango, feta and avocado salad.
Packed full of comforting recipes that will make you smile inside and out. To start, a breakfast of ginger bread pancakes with parma ham and maple syrup; then a warming prawn linguine with chorizo and cabernet tomato sauce; a soft and satisfying butternut and sweet potato lasagne; shameless shortcut cookies and cream lollipops; tangy sweet and sour pork balls with crunchy peanut rice; and an indulgent chocolate mousse with raspberries. Plus Lorraine meets another inspirational street food vendor who is putting a modern spin on traditional Caribbean cooking.
Lorraine makes simple and classic recipes that have stood the test of time. From a twist on an Italian favourite, salmon saltimbocca with gremolata potatoes and crispy sage leaves: to pan fried mascarpone gnocchi with dreamy basil pesto - easy enough to knock up from scratch at home; Lorraine also creates irresistible port preserved cherries with cinnamon and orange; Gorgeous little warm Bramley apple pies; a tasty twister bread that anyone can have a go at; and her own twist on a traditional roast, whole roast perky peri peri chicken. For those with a sweet tooth, Lorraine's neat & Tidy Eton Mess with blackberries and stem ginger whipped cream.
Baking isn't all about breads and cakes, as Lorraine shows in tonight's episode. From a crunchy crackle top bread; to bake in the oven sticky Asian BBQ chicken wings with sweetcorn rice and red cabbage slaw, Lorraine gives us fantastic ideas for oven cooking. There are tempting little jammy tarts; succulent slow roast, fast prep leg of lamb with Aussie chardonnay, rosemary, sage and bay; delicious dulce & banana cake; rum punch roast pears, figs and peaches with toasted hazelnuts & vanilla crÃ¨me fraiche; and gorgeous strawberry & cream mini cakes with chocolate drizzle strawberries. And Lorraine gets a masterclass in making an authentic Austrian apple strudel from two street food vendors.
Whether you're throwing a dinner party or just want to rustle up something a bit more special, Lorraine has it covered. From fancy nibbles - pancetta & parmesan puffs - to French onion and sage soup with big fat gruyere and mustard croutons, Lorraine's time saving tips make the meals look effortless. She conjures up gorgeous white chocolate lollipops with dried cranberries and white chocolate dipped cherries. Plus, Lorraine learns the secret to making the best Spanish doughnuts from a cook who has mastered the art of street food.
Lorraine makes easy, delicious dishes that you can rustle up everyday. There's pan fried pork chops with a watercress, peach & stilton salad and a lemon ginger dressing and a simple Malaysian net bread that's great served with dips or curries. Lorraine also gives her simple take on chicken tikka masala with fluffy basmati rice and effortlessly perfect little bite size treats - peanut butter squares.
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