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 aubergine

eggplant

 baking tray

baking sheet

 bangers

sausages

 beetroot

beet

 bicarbonate of soda

baking soda

 biscuits

cookies

 broad beans

fava beans

 cake tin

cake/ baking pan

 capsicums

sweet or bell peppers

 castor sugar

Sugar, superfine

 celery stick 

celery rib

 chips

French-fried potatoes

 chuck steak

round steak/stewing beef

 coriander, fresh

cilantro

 cornflour

cornstarch

 courgette

zucchini

 crisps

potato chips

 desiccated coconut

Unsweetened desiccated/ shredded coconut

 digestive biscuits/

graham crackers

 double cream

cream, heavy

 dripping

fat from roasted meat

 essence

extract (vanilla, etc.)

 fish slice

spatula

 forcemeat

stuffing mix for meat or fish

 frying pan

skillet

 gammon

ham

 glacé fruits

candied fruit

 golden syrup

light molasses

 Greaseproof/Parchment paper

wax paper

 hand of pork

pork shoulder roast

 hard-boiled eggs

hard-cooked eggs

 heaped spoonful

heaping spoonful

 hull

shuck

 icing sugar

confectioners'/powdered sugar

 joint

large cut of meat to roast

 ketchup/tomato sauce

catsup

 king prawns

jumbo shrimp

 Margarine/Butter/Lard

shortening

 minced meats

ground meats

 offal

variety meats (liver, kidney etc)

 paw paw

papaya

 pig's trotter

pig's foot

 plain flour

all-purpose flour

 pork fat

fatback

 prawns

shrimp

 rasher

slice

 semolina

farina

 sieve

strain; strainer

 sift

strain

 silverside

beef cut from the rump

 single cream

cream, light, half-and-half

 skirt steak

flank steak

 spring or salad onions

scallions, green onions

 stock cubes

bouillon cube

 strong flour

bread flour

 sultanas

raisins/ seedless, golden

 tomato Ketchup

tomato catsup

 treacle

dark molasses

 vanilla pod

vanilla bean

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