Annabel Karmels Busy Mums Cookbook

Annabel Karmels Busy Mums Cookbook

Annabel Karmels Busy Mums Cookbook

As a bestselling children's cookery writer, entrepreneur and mum of three, Annabel Karmel knows what it's like to juggle motherhood with a busy life. The prospect of spending hours cooking a nutritious meal for the family can be daunting, but Annabel's stunning new cookbook offers a solution with over 100 simple, tasty recipes that the whole family will enjoy.

For those busy weeknights, try Annabel's 20-minute recipes and 6-ingredient meal ideas – all of which are easy-to-make and packed with flavour – such as Chicken Chow Mein or her mouth-watering Dover Sole with Parsley Butter. Planning lunches for school or work is also a breeze thanks to Annabel's innovative ideas for Lunchboxes and snacks.

There are meals you can prepare in advance and store in the fridge or freezer ready for an action-packed family weekend, and easy recipes that you can make from storecupboard ingredients. If you have family or friends coming round, Annabel has got it covered with superb ideas for easy weekend entertaining and show-stopping desserts. Impress your dinner guests with Annabel's succulent Venison Casserole or aromatic Oriental Roast Duck, followed by Berry and White Chocolate Tart.

Packed full of brand new recipes, Annabel Karmel's Busy Mum's Cookbook gives mums everything they need to prepare delicious, healthy, stress-free meals for all the family every day of the week.

Annabel Karmel Mother of three, Annabel Karmel MBE is the UK's No.1 children's cookery author, bestselling international author, and expert on devising delicious, nutritious meals for babies children and families.

Since launching with The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner more than 20 years ago, Annabel has written 39 books, which have sold over four million copies worldwide, covering every stage of a child's development. In fact, Annabel's very first book is one of the UK's bestselling nonfiction books of all time.

Annabel Karmels Busy Mums Cookbook
Random House Australia
Author: Annabel Karmel
ISBN: 9781785030888
RRP: $55.00


Chicken Goujons Wrapped In Parma Ham

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Makes 14 goujons

Ingredients
2 large skinless chicken breasts
6 slices Parma ham
2 tsp runny honey
Salt and black pepper
For the sauce
200g crème fraiche
2 tbsp fresh green pesto
Squeeze of lemon juice

Method
Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6 and grease a baking tin.
Place the chicken breasts on a board. Cover them with clingfilm, then bash them with a rolling pin until they are slightly thinner. Remove the clingfilm and slice each breast into 7 goujon-shaped strips.
Cut each slice of Parma ham in half. Wrap each goujon in a piece of Parma ham, then place on the prepared baking tray. Drizzle over the honey, then roast for 10 minutes, until cooked through and crisp.
Mix together the crème fraiche, pesto and lemon juice and season. Serve hot (heated through in a small saucepan) or cold with the crisp goujons.


Apricot, Pecan, Raisin And Chocolate Cookies

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 – 12 minutes
Makes 20 cookies
Suitable for freezing once baked

Ingredients
100g unsalted butter, softened
100g light soft brown sugar
1 large egg
150g porridge oats
75g self-raising flour, sifted
A pinch of salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
50g dried apricots, roughly chopped
50g raisins
25g pecans, roughly chopped
100g dark chocolate chips or chopped dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)

Method
Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas4 and line two large baking sheets with non-stick baking paper.
Cream the butter with the sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy, then add the egg and beat again. Fold in the remaining ingredients until well incorporated.
Shape the cookie dough into 20 balls. Place on the prepared baking sheets, well-spaced apart, and press down slightly to flatten. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until lightly golden but still slightly soft in the middle. Leave to cool on the sheets for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Annabel Karmels Busy Mums Cookbook
Random House Australia
Author: Annabel Karmel
ISBN: 9781785030888
RRP: $55.00




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