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All your favourite retro recipes

We've pulled together our favourite retro recipes that will take you back to childhood with every mouthful. For a real retro trip check these Women's Weekly Chinese Cooking Class recipes or the unforgettable cakes of the Women's Weekly Children's Birthday Cake Book.
Deep-fried ice-cream balls
Dessert
April 29, 2012

Deep-fried ice-cream

A classic dessert often served after a big meal in Chinese restaurants. Make it for your loved ones at home and serve with fresh fruit for a quick and tasty treat. The combination of a crispy golden coating and cool, creamy ice-cream is unbeatable.
By Women's Weekly Food
SEA FOOD BISQUE
Lunch
September 30, 2010

Seafood bisque

A seafood bisque has a deep, luxurious flavour, this comes from cooking prawns in their shells, as well as fish fillets, into a stock which is then blended (shells and all) into a smooth, silky soup.
By Women's Weekly Food
VANILLA & RED WINE POACHED PEARS
Quick & Easy
August 31, 2009

Vanilla & red wine poached pears

We used packham pears in this recipe. Add a squeeze of lemon juice to the reduced syrup if it is too sweet. Note
By Women's Weekly Food

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