Recipe|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 oil in a large saucepan, add the onions and cook … Continue reading Recipe|Leftover Roast Lamb Curry

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 butter mix in cling film, and roll into a log … Continue reading Steak, with Garlic & Herb Butter

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 the potatoes for 6-7 minutes. Drain,  and set aside. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Lightly Dusted Cod, with Creamy Potatoes & Courgettes

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 mixture. Make sure each piece is well covered. Lightly oil … Continue reading Pistachio, Chilli & Bread Crumb Chicken

Seafood & Coconut Curry

Ingredients 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1-2 fresh red chillies, finely chopped 5cm piece of ginger, grated 1 stalk of lemongrass, bashed, sliced groundnut oil 400g raw, peeled king prawns 1 Cod fillet, boned, skinned & cut into chunks 2 squid, feather removed and sliced 1 pack sugarsnap peas, mangetout or green beans – roughly sliced 50g coconut cream … Continue reading Seafood & Coconut Curry

Easy Chicken, Prawn & Chorizo Paella

Ingredients 4 tbsps olive oil 2 small onions, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 red pepper, cut into small chunks 1 tsp teaspoon paprika 1 large pinch of saffron 1 cup long grain rice 2 chicken breasts, diced 1 pack uncooked fresh prawns 1/2 chorizo sausage, skin removed, chopped 600ml boiling water 1 vegetable stock cube 3 tbsp tomato puree salt and black … Continue reading Easy Chicken, Prawn & Chorizo Paella

Lemon Salted Straw Potatoes

I think salt has been given a bad reputation recently, with the fashion of healthy eating. Do not let this put you off however! Last night I cooked up surf and turf, and added a few different accompaniments – My recently uploaded Chimichurri Sauce being one of them. I find lemon salt helps to compliment the fresh flavours of seafood, adding a citrus note whilst seasoning the … Continue reading Lemon Salted Straw Potatoes

Steak & Chimichurri Sauce

a mixture of several things in no particular order Ingredients 1 Small bunch flat leaf parsley (store bought portion size) 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp Red wine vinegar 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp diced red onion, finely diced 1/2 tsp dried oregano (optional) 1/2 tsp black pepper, by taste Season to taste – Salt Directions Blend the parsley … Continue reading Steak & Chimichurri Sauce

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Ingredients 500ml double cream 500ml milk 3 garlic clove 8 large Potatoes 100g Gruyère cheese – I tend to use Parmesan as an alternative Seasoning   Method Pre-heat the oven to 180C. Tip the cream, milk and garlic into a large saucepan and bring to a simmer. Season with a pinch of salt – I find this teeny step the most important! Slice the potatoes very … Continue reading Dauphinoise Potatoes

Pasta! With Olives & Quick Tomato Sauce

This recipe is handy for lunch, or for the evenings, where time might not be on your side. Quick, simple and totally yummy!   Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 chicken or vegetable stock pot 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 tsp sugar Salt and Pepper to season Olives, I prefer mine whole, but serve however you prefer! Parmesan … Continue reading Pasta! With Olives & Quick Tomato Sauce