Richard Ehrlich 80 recipes for your Halogen Oven

Not being an expert cook and not wanting to impress or astound my guests, I just wanted a book which would give me basic recipes, but specifically for the Halogen, since I got my Halogen, I have been experimenting and relying on the few recipes I could find online. Richard Ehrlich has done a good … Read more

Jacket Potatoes

Recipe Serves 4 people 4 potatoes ( Large White) Olive Oil Sea Salt   1 Wash and prick the potatoes and place in the halogen oven on the bottom rack. 2 Set the timer  to 40 minutes and temperature to 200ºC. 3 Remove and serve with the topping of your choice!  Beans, mince, cheese…..

Roast Chicken

1 Large chicken approx 2.4kg 2 tsp of sea salt 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp mixed herbs 2 tbsp olive oil Method 1 Wash the chicken and pat dry with cloth then  place it directly onto the lower rack. 2 In a small bowl, mix olive oil, salt,pepper and herbs and using a pastrybrush, … Read more

Cooking Time Guide

Here is a very useful guide, when you are getting to know your way around the Halogen Cooker use these as a starting point – courtesy of Cook Shop TemperatureConversionChart

Roasted Vegetables

This recipe serves 2   4 small new potatoes, skins scrubbed, unpeeled 1 red, 1 green, 1 yellow, 1 orange pepper, deseeded and thickly sliced 2 white onions, quartered 10 cloves of garlic left whole with skins still on 12 cherry tomatoes on the vine 3 large chestnut mushrooms, quartered 1 courgette, sliced at an … Read more

Vegetable Chilli

Ingredients Mushrooms to taste 2 carrots 2 green 1 red chillies 1 Onion 1 teaspoon Paprika 1 teaspoon Cumin ½ teaspoon Cinnamon 1 tin plum tomatoes 2 garlic cloves crushed 3 teaspoons of tomato puree some olive oil 1 tin red kidney beans 2 tablespoons of vinegar 1 tablespoon of granulated sweetener/sugar Serve with Rice … Read more

Tips on Losing Weight and Staying Healthy

There is a simple fact, which when understood can help you lose that accumulated fat and choose healthier meals. The rate at which your body can burn off the calories is called the metabolic rate. To lose weight , you need to speed up the metabolic rate. One simple and tasty way to do that … Read more

Lemon Tart

lemon tart – this recipe came from Poet on the Omlet forum – Cook times are adjusted to suit a Halogen Oven and used the low rack Pastry base – either use ready made shortcrust pastry if you want to cheat – or quantities as below : 100g plain flour (preferably 00 if you … Read more

Real Rich Shortbread

Ingredients 115g butter, at room temperature 55g caster sugar pinch of salt 130g plain flour 40g ground rice Demerara sugar Method Allow the butter to reach room temperature. Pre-heat the oven to 150  Put the butter into a large mixing bowl, and beat with a wooden spoon until soft. Beat in the sugar and salt. … Read more


Ingredients 225g (8oz) self-raising flour 1 tsp of baking powder 25g (1oz) caster sugar A pinch of salt 55g (2oz) unsalted butter (slightly softened) 150ml (5fl oz) of whole milk 1egg (beaten) or plain flour (for brushing or dusting) Cinnamon Dried Fruit Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Stir in … Read more

Low Fat Quiche

Ingredients 3 large eggs 1 large tomato sliced 120grams cooked ham 150-200 grams cottage cheese 1 small onion chopped grated cheese for topping Method Mix the eggs, onion, cottage cheese, ham, together in a bowl, put the mix into a casserole dish, place sliced tomato on top of the mix and top off with the … Read more

Puffed Mushrooms

Ingredients – four servings 4 Portabello mushrooms (or other large flat mushrooms) 1 egg 6oz / 170g soft cheese 8 Cherry tomatoes 1teaspoon wholegrain mustard 2 tablespoon fresh finely chopped or snipped chives salt and freshly ground pepper Method Place a baking tray on the top rack of your Halogen Oven and preheat at 170C … Read more

Cheese on Toast

Ingredients: bread grated cheese ( your favourite variety ) extras to taste: onion   tomatoes   garlic Method Use high rack at 250 deg C. Spread grated cheese on 1 or 2 slices of bread and put on high rack. Cook for 6 to 8 mins until cheese is bubbling. To add a little extra You can … Read more

Syrup Sponge Pudding

Ingredients Butter for greasing the bowl 75 ml (3fl oz) golden syrup 75g (3oz) suet 175g (6oz) self raising flour 50g (2oz) caster sugar 1 beaten egg 100ml (3.5floz) milk Method Altogether  this recipe should take 1hour 45. Fifteen minutes for preparation and about  one and a half hours to cook. First grease the basin … Read more

Roast Gammon Joint

For a 2 kg gammon joint Put the gammon on the bottom rack and cover loosely with foil. If you have a Halogen Oven smaller than 12 Litre, use the extension ring to take the heat source higher. Cook at 160C for 1 hour, turn and cook for another 1 hour. Remove the foil and … Read more

Carrot Cake

Ingredients 175ml sunflower oil 140g grated carrots (about 3 medium) 75g Sugar 100g raisins grated zest of 1 large orange 175g self-raising flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp grated nutmeg (freshly grated will give you the best flavour) 3 large eggs 175g icing sugar 1½-2 tbsp orange juice Method … Read more


All these recipes have been written specifically with the Halogen Cooker in mind, to give the very best results Carrot Cake Cheese on toast Cooking Time Guide Ginger Beef – Asian Lemon Tart Low Fat Quiche Peanut Butter Banana Bread Puffed Mushrooms Shortbread Roast Chicken Roast Gammon Joint Salmon Croquettes Roasted Vegetables Scones Syrup Sponge … Read more

Ginger Beef – Asian

Asian Ginger Beef ( 6 portions ) Ingredients 20 oz lean braising steak cut into small pieces 3  tablespoon wok oil 2 sticks of celery 2 red peppers cored and chopped 14 floz hot beef or veg stock from a stock cube 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce 3cm fresh grated ginger 1/2 teaspoon dried red … Read more