Quinoa doesn’t taste of much but it is packed with protein and a great alternative to pasta, rice or cous cous. It takes other flavours well and provides a great base for a quick lunch
A twist on the Mexican classic – chilli con carne goes Moroccan! I love lamb mince and this is an easy, good value recipe for chilli Marrakech that really packs a flavour punch. It also freezes well if you want to make a bigger batch.
These oven braised spicy pork ribs are slowly cooked on a low heat in the oven giving you an amazing spicy and sticky, spicy pork rib which is ideal for 4 as a starter.
Chicken and mango are a perfect combination for a fresh, healthy and summery salad
This is a really easy smoked mackerel sushi dish and requires hardly any cooking. You’ll need a rolling mat which you can buy from a Chinese supermarket or specialist (ahem) tobacconists!
The main flavour of this Mexican dish is the chipolte chilli, a dried and smoked jalapeno, available from most supermarkets. This beef stew has all the great flavours of Mexican food
Serves 6 Cooking time 1 hour Ingredients 1 swiss roll 1 x 425g tin apricots in juice, drained 2 tbsp custard powder 2 eggs, separated 1 tbsp caster sugar 600ml milk 100g caster sugar Method: This is a very easy recipe for a great hot trifle dessert. First slice the swiss roll and arrange along […]
Serves 4 Cooking time 1 hour Ingredients 1 large onion, roughly chopped 4 cloves of garlic, chopped a thumb-sized piece ginger, chopped 2-3 tbsp groundnut oil 5 tsp nonya curry powder (see below) 400ml tin coconut milk 700g chicken breasts or thighs, cut into strips 2 sticks lemongrass, outer layers peeled off and bashed lightly […]
Serves 2 Cooking time 1 hour Ingredients 2 good size pork eye loin chops 2 tbls of dark soy 2 tsp dark sugar 1 clove of garlic, sliced or crushed Good splash of olive oil for frying Sauce Handful of fresh mint and fresh coriander, finely chopped 200g fresh tomatoes, chopped 1 onion, finely diced […]
Serves 2 Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients 2 Pork chops or thick steaks Harissa paste 1 red pepper 1/4 coriander seeds 1/4 cumin seeds 1/4 caraway or fennel seeds 1 red onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 red chillies, chopped 1 dried red chilli, chopped 1/4 tbsp tomato puree (or ketchup) Pinch of […]
Serves 4 Cooking time 2-3 hours Ingredients 6 cardamom pods 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp chilli flakes 2 tbsp ground coriander 1 tsp paprika 3 onions 3 cloves garlic, peeled 5cm piece ginger, peeled 3 tbsp groundnut or vegetable oil 1kg boneless lamb (leg or shoulder) cut into chunks 1 cinnamon stick 1 star […]
Serves 4 Cooking time 45 mins Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, halved Harissa paste 1 red pepper 1/4 coriander seeds 1/4 cumin seeds 1/4 caraway or fennel seeds 1 red onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 red chillies, chopped 1 dried red chilli, chopped 1/4 tbsp tomato puree (or ketchup) Pinch of sugar 2 […]
Method: This is a very simple recipe, place the prawns in a small food bag and add the ginger, garlic, lime juice and chilli. Leave to marinate for 30mins at least. Prepare the salad by pan frying the peppers in a pan with some olive oil, when ready remove from the pan and mix in […]
Don’t be put off by the amount of ingredients, to make the perfect spiced lamb pies you need to put in the effort. These are amazing and another great addition for Christmas snacks
Preheat oven to 150C. Put the flour in a large bowl and season. Coat the beef in the flour. Heat half the butter and half the oil in a large casserole pan over a high heat. Brown the beef in batches then remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Reduce the heat to medium-low […]