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Cider Chicken Casserole


A deep lidded saute pan is ideal for this,
or you could use a large frying pan or saucepan.

SERVES: 4-6     PREP & COOKING TIME: Approx 1hr

INGREDIENTS:

3-4 skinless chicken breast fillets (approx 600g)
1 tsp vegetable oil
1 large onion, sliced
400g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
2 carrots, sliced
1 stalk celery, sliced
1 leek, sliced
1 heaped tbs plain flour
300 ml Crumpton Oaks Cider
300ml chicken stock
black pepper
½ tsp dried mixed herbs
2 tsp chicken gravy granules
Chopped parsley

METHOD:

1) Cut the chicken into chunks and seal in a little oil in a hot frying pan or saute pan, then tip out into a bowl.

2) Add the onion and potatoes to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes then add the carrots, celery and leeks and cook for another few minutes. Add the chicken back to the pan, then sprinkle over the flour and stir really well.

3) Gradually add the cider, stirring all the time, then add the stock, ensuring the chicken and vegetables are mostly covered. Season well with black pepper and add the dried herbs.

4) Bring to a simmer, put on the lid and bubble for 20 minutes. Remove the lid and stir again then continue to cook, uncovered for another 15 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

5) Mix the gravy granules in cold or hot water as according to pack instructions, then stir in and heat for another couple of minutes until the gravy is nicely thickened.

6) Sprinkle over the parsley and serve with green vegetables and maybe some Yorkshire puddings if you like.

Cider & Apple Bread


If you have a bread machine, use it to make the dough. If not, mix it
with your hands in a bowl and knead it on a large board for 10 minutes

SERVES: 1 Large Loaf     PREP & COOKING TIME: Approx 4 hrs prep & rising time, approx 50 mins baking.

INGREDIENTS:

400g strong white bread flour
100g strong wholemeal bread flour
10g fine sea salt
1 sachet (7g) fast-action dried yeast
350-375ml Crumpton Oaks Cider
150g apples (red or green but use firm eating apples)
1 tsp lemon juice

METHOD:

1) Add the flours to your bread machine or mixing bowl then add the salt and yeast, keeping them apart. Add most of the cider but reserve a little until you check whether it is needed. Turn on the bread machine to the dough cycle and leave for a few minutes, adding the remaining cider if needed to make a fairly soft dough. If mixing in a bowl, bring together into a rough dough and add the rest of the cider if you need to. It should be fairly soft but not wet. Allow the machine to mix then knead, or if making by hand, tip the dough onto a large board and knead by hand for 10-15 minutes until smooth and elastic.

2) Place the dough into a lightly oiled bowl, cover with cling film or a clean plastic bag and leave in a warm place for an hour. The dough will double in size.

3) Meanwhile prepare the apples. Peel, core and dice them into pieces approx 1-1.5cm then toss in lemon juice.

4) After the dough has doubled, tip out onto the board and gently tease into a rough rectangular shape. Sprinkle over about half the apples then fold into 3, then repeat with the rest of the
apples. They should be fairly well distributed. Place back into the oiled bowl and re-cover. Leave in a warm place for another 1-2 hours until doubled in volume.

5) Gently tip back out onto the floured board and shape into a ball. If any pieces of apple are sticking out, just poke them back into the dough. Wash and dry the bowl and dust it with flour then return the dough to the bowl with the seam side uppermost. Cover and leave to prove again. If you like, you can put the dough in the fridge overnight ready to bake in the morning, or leave in a warm place and it will be ready to bake in about an hour.

6) Preheat the oven to 220°C fan/240°C conventional/ Gas 9. Place a large heavy oven dish such as a large cast iron casserole in the oven to heat up. If you don’t have one, heat a heavy-duty
baking tray instead.

7) Tip the dough out (upside down) onto a piece of baking paper, slash the top with a sharp knife and transfer to your heated casserole dish. Pop on the lid and bake for 30 minutes. If using a
tray, put the loaf onto the tray and onto the middle shelf in the oven. Place another deep baking tray filled with boiling water below it or on the base of the oven. This will create steam
and help the bread rise and go crusty.

8) After 30 minutes reduce the heat to 200°C fan/220°C conventional/ Gas 7 and bake for another 10-20 minutes or until dark golden (it will probably take longer in a casserole dish
than on a tray). Remove from the oven and tap the base – if it sounds very hollow, the bread should be cooked. Leave to cool before slicing.

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THE PROMOTER

The Promoter of this Promotion is Aston Manor and the Promoter shall not be liable for any interruption to this Promotion whether due to force majeure or other factors beyond the Promoter’s control.

LEGO® is the registered trademark of The LEGO Group. This promotion is not in any way endorsed by or connected to the LEGO Group.

ENTRY ELIGIBILITY

1. The Promotion is open to residents of Great Britain and Northern Ireland who are aged 18 or over. The randomly selected winner must provide photographic evidence of an ID, i.e. passport or driving licence, that verifies their age.

2. Employees or agents of the Promoter or any of their group companies, or their families or households, or anyone professionally connected to this Promotion are not eligible to enter.

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3. Entries will be accepted from Wednesday 3rd June 2020 16:00.

4. The closing date for entries is Tuesday 9th June 2020 23:59. Entries received after this time will not be eligible for entry.

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10. No responsibility is accepted by the Promoter for lost, delayed or damaged data which occurs during any communication or transmission of entries.

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12. The Promotion consists of a prize draw of one London Bus LEGO® Creator and one case of Crumpton Oaks cider. These may be delivered separately.

13. There is one prize available to be won by residents of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland.

14. The winner will be contacted within 10 days of the competition ending by Facebook or Instagram message. The winners will have 14 days from the date the notification was sent to claim their prize.

15. In the event that a winner is unreachable, ineligible, or fails to claim the prize in the time required the winner shall forfeit their prize and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to any other participant of the Promotion.

16. The prize is not transferable to another individual. Any transfer of the prize by the winner will result in immediate disqualification. The prize must be returned to the Promoter and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to another participant.

17. The Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

18. Prizes will be posted to the winner by second class post and delivery times may vary.

19. The Promoter reserves the right to publish the name and county of residence of the winner.

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THE PROMOTER

The Promoter of this Promotion is Aston Manor and the Promoter shall not be liable for any interruption to this Promotion whether due to force majeure or other factors beyond the Promoter’s control.

ENTRY ELIGIBILITY

1. The Promotion is open to residents of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Any nominations must be aged 18 or over, and, if they are chosen to win, must provide photographic evidence of an ID, i.e. passport or driving licence, that verifies their age.

2. Nominations must have social media and are to be tagged with their social media handle.

3. The entrant must make the nominee aware of the nomination.

4. Employees or agents of the Promoter or any of their group companies, or their families or households, or anyone professionally connected to this Promotion are not eligible to enter.

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8. Entries must not include or in any way contain:

a) obscene or indecent material, including but not limited to nudity, pornography or profanity;

b) defamatory content, including but not limited to words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group;

c) threats to any person, place, business, group or world peace.

9. Entries must not invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm or entity, and must not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations or network standards.

10. Participants may only enter the Promotion once. Duplicate entries will be removed from the Promotion.

11. This Promotion is only available to consumers (e.g. not to any business or reseller). Bulk entries made from trade, consumer groups or third parties will not be accepted. If it becomes apparent that a participant is using a computer(s) to circumvent this condition by, for example, the use of ‘script’, ‘brute force’ or any other automated means, that person’s entries will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.

12. No responsibility is accepted by the Promoter for lost, delayed or damaged data which occurs during any communication or transmission of entries.

THE PRIZE

13. A winner will be chosen at random from all nominations provided. The draw will be conducted after the closing date and will be independently supervised. The winner drawn will need to provide evidence that they are aged 18 years or over. The Promoter reserves the right to conduct a re-draw if the initial winner is not able to provide satisfactory evidence of their age.

14. The Promotion consists of a prize draw of one bunch of flowers and one box/package of chocolates of the promotors choice. These may be delivered separately.

15. There is one prize available to be won by residents of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland.

16. The winner will be contacted within 10 days of the competition ending by Facebook or Instagram message. The winners will have 14 days from the date the notification was sent to claim their prize.

17. In the event that a winner is unreachable, ineligible, or fails to claim the prize in the time required the winner shall forfeit their prize and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to any other participant of the Promotion.

18. The prize is not transferable to another individual. Any transfer of the prize by the winner will result in immediate disqualification. The prize must be returned to the Promoter and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to another participant.

19. The Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

20. Prizes will be posted to the winner by second class post and delivery times may vary.

21. The Promoter reserves the right to publish the name and county of residence of the winner.

DISQUALIFICATION

22. The Promoter reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to disqualify participants who it considers to have not complied with any of these terms and conditions; or any participant who it reasonably believes has interfered with the fair running of this Promotion.

23. The Promoter shall have the right, where necessary, to undertake all such action as is reasonable to protect itself against fraudulent or invalid claims and entries including, without limitation, to require further verification as to the identity, age and other relevant details of a participant and before accepting a claim or entry as being valid.

PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION

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25. All the Promoter’s decisions relating to this Promotion are final and binding. No correspondence about the Promotion will be entered into.

26. All participants take part in the Promotion at their own risk and to the fullest extent possible in law the Promoter accepts no liability with regard to entries and the prize(s) whatsoever. The Promoter is not responsible for any potential allergic reactions in relation to the prize(s). The Promoter will have no liability in relation to the conduct of the winner, nor in connection with any circumstances outside its control with respect to the entries and the prize(s). The winner shall be subject to the policies and terms and conditions of any and all third parties involved in the creation and fulfilment of the Prize.

27. The Promoter reserves the rights to vary these terms and conditions or cancel the Promotion at any stage in the event of circumstances arising beyond its control.

28. Promoter acknowledges that this Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook and releases Facebook of any and all liability in relation to this Promotion. Any information provided by a participant under this Promotion is provided to the Promoter and not to Facebook. In accepting these terms and conditions participants release Facebook from liability to the fullest extent possible in law.

29. By entering the Promotion, participants will be deemed to be bound by and have accepted these terms and conditions. Failure to comply with these terms and conditions may result in disqualification from the Promotion and forfeiture of the prize(s).

JURISDICTION/APPLICABLE LAW

30. This Promotion will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. By participating the participants agree that any and all disputes regarding this Promotion will be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

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