An Asian twist on the traditional burger, Thai turkey burgers are healthier too but don’t compromise on flavour. Pineapple is an amazing food and has so many health benefits and makes a great salsa, if you want to know more then read here
Hake is a member of the cod family but has a more subtle flavour and slightly firmer texture than its more well-known fishy relation. It is the perfect foil for strong, punchy flavours such as chorizo here, and indeed it is a popular fish in Spain.
Ok, so this is a bit of a cheat as the gnocchi aren’t homemade but it’s still damned good and let’s face it, sometimes needs must! It’s such a quick and easy dish and the soft pillowy gnocchi with the garlicky sauce and oozy cheese are the perfect comfort food after a busy day. Glass […]
Pearl barley is a great substitute for a traditional risotto, you don’t need to stir it the way you would with rice so it’s less time intensive to make
A great lunch dish, ideal for taking to work. Roasting the carrots with honey gives them a lovely sweetness which contrasts beautifully with the sharp saltiness of the feta.
A Tagliatelle twist on the traditional basil/pine nut pesto. So easy but so tasty!
Serves 4 Cooking time 1 hour Ingredients 2-3 large handfuls of spinach olive oil 200g chestnut mushrooms, sliced or chopped 1 large banana shallot, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 75ml white wine 120g (about half a tub) of creme fraiche nutmeg handful of chopped parsley parmesan 1 x 400g pack of gnocchi Method: First, prepare […]
Serves 6 Cooking time 1 hour Ingredients 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp sea salt 2 tbsp olive oil 450g baby potatoes, thickly sliced 6 salmon fillets, skinned 6 slices prosciutto 150g good quality mayonnaise 75g natural yogurt juice of half a lemon 40g watercress, finely chopped 1 tbsp capers, roughly chopped 300g cherry tomatoes […]
Method: A warming meal for a cold evening, what could be better than a hot plate of pork, bean and chorizo stew. This recipe also freezes well.
Super healthy fresh salad, feta adds a great salty flavour to this salad and broccoli cooked al dente is the busness! Serves 2 Cooking time 15 mins Ingredients large head of broccoli (about 350g), cut into small florets 1 x 400g tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed handful of sundried tomatoes, sliced handful of black […]
Serves 2 Cooking time 20 mins Ingredients 1 large onion, peeled, halved and thickly sliced spices – cayenne, turmeric, ground coriander, ground cumin, ground ginger salt 5 tbsp gram flour 1 heaped tsp tomato puree groundnut oil for deep-frying lemon wedges and Indian pickles to serve Method: Serves 2 as a starter or wee snack! […]
Serves 2 Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients a glug of groundnut oil 1 onion, chopped 4-6 dried curry leaves 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp curry powder 1 cup basmati rice 500ml vegetable stock half a cup of frozen peas 200g tin of tuna, drained squeeze of […]
Serves 1 Cooking time 20 mins Ingredients 80-100g short pasta olive oil 2-3 anchovies (from a jar or tin) small clove garlic, chopped pinch of dried chilli flakes 6-8 small florets of broccoli 1 tomato, chopped chopped parsley squeeze of lemon juice black pepper Method: Perfect for lunch or a quick weeknight tea. Cook the […]
Serves 2 Cooking time 20 mins Ingredients Groundnut or vegetable oil for frying 1 large chicken breast, skinned and thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 1 red chilli, shredded 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tsp dark soy sauce 1 tsp palm sugar handful of basil leaves Method: This couldn’t be […]
Serves 6 Cooking time 90 mins Ingredients 190g unsalted butter, softened, plus some for greasing 190g plain flour, plus extra for dusting grated zest of one large orange 190g golden caster sugar 3 large eggs 60g ground almonds 1 tsp baking powder quater tsp salt 25g plain yogurt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp almond […]