Recipe | Thyme Buttered Cabbage

Ingredients 100ml Chicken stock ¼ cabbage, roughly shredded 100ml double cream 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme 1 Tbsp butter Method Bring the stock to the boil in a saucepan, then add the cabbage. Reduce to a light simmer and cook for 6-7 minutes, or until softened, then stir in the cream and thyme. Cook for a further 3-4 [...]

Recipe | Herb Salted Duck

Ingredients 2 duck breasts 1 thyme sprig, finely chopped 1 Rosemary Sprig, finely chopped Oil - to grease Sea salt, crushed - enough to season Method Score the skin of the duck breasts with a sharp knife and season well with the thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper. Heat a a very small amount of oil in a [...]

Recipe | Easy Leftover Roast Chicken Curry

Curry's for me, like pies, are perfect for using up leftover cold bits of meat. This recipe is simple, easy & delicious! Ingredients 1 onion, finely sliced 1 small knob of butter 1 Tsp ground coriander 1 Tsp ground cumin 2 Tsp paprika 3 Tsp garam masala 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 4cm piece of [...]

Recipe | Super Easy Salmon En Croute – With White Wine Sauce & Spinach Filling

Ingredients Spinach - your own preference/enough to fill each parcel Ready-made puff pastry, rolled out to ½cm/¼in thickness Salmon fillets salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 free-range egg, lightly whisked For the sauce 25g/1oz butter 25g/1oz plain flour 600ml/1 pint milk Salt and white pepper - To season 150ml White wine Method Preheat the oven at 200°C, fan 180°C. For the Sauce: [...]

Recipe | Simple Madras Curry

Ingredients 4 x Chicken Breasts, cubed (optional: meat of choice) 2 medium onions, finely sliced 4 Garlic cloves, finely sliced 1 thumbsized piece of Ginger, grated 400g Can tomatoes or passata 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground caraway 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp chilli powder (to your own taste) [...]

Recipe | Carrot & Ginger Soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp Olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 tbsp coarsely grated ginger 2 garlic cloves, sliced ½ tsp ground nutmeg 850ml vegetable stock 500g carrot, (preferably organic), sliced Fresh Parsley - To garnish Method Heat the oil in a large pan, and on a low heat, add the onion, ginger and garlic, and fry for 5 [...]

Leftover Roast Lamb Curry

Ingredients Leftover Lamb, chopped into cubes/diced 1 Brown Onion, finely chopped 1 Can Chopped Tomatoes 1 Can Coconut Milk 3 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped 1 tbsp Coconut oil 1 tbsp Butter 1 tsp Crushed Coriander Seeds 1 tsp Garam Masala 1/2 tsp Cumin 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Cayenne Pepper Powder, to taste Method Heat the coconut [...]

Steak, with Garlic & Herb Butter

Ingredients 100g butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup finely chopped soft herbs (parsley, thyme, rosemary) Coarse salt Freshly cracked black pepper 4 Steaks Method In a small bowl, combine softened butter, garlic, and herbs. Season with a pinch of salt and a few turns of pepper, and mix until evenly combined.  Place the [...]

Lightly Dusted Cod, with Creamy Potatoes & Courgettes

Ingredients Serves 2 250g new potatoes, thickly sliced 500ml chicken stock Olive oil 2 courgettes, thickly sliced 1/2 Lemon, zest & juice 125ml double cream 1 Large handful fresh flatleaf parsley, roughly chopped 2 thick sustainable cod fillets 2 tbsp plain flour Salt & pepper to season Method In a saucepan, heat the stock and simmer [...]

Pistachio, Chilli & Bread Crumb Chicken

Ingredients 2 Chicken breasts 1 Egg, beaten 2 Cups breadcrumbs 1 tsp Dried chilli flakes 1⁄4tsp table salt 1 Cup Pistachios, blended   Method Cut chicken breasts into thin strips, about one inch wide. Mix together the breadcrumbs, chilli, nuts and salt in a bowl. Dip chicken pieces into egg mixture, then dredge in crumb [...]