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  • Curry - Curried,  Indian,  Main,  Snack,  Starter

    Aloo gobi

    . Ingredients 3 medium–large floury potatoes (about 500g/1lb 2oz in weight), peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 2 tsp cumin seeds 1 star anise 2 tsp sea salt, plus extra if desired 2 large garlic cloves, crushed 4cm/1½in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely grated ½ chilli, finely chopped, plus extra if desired 1½ tsp garam masala 1 tsp turmeric few sprigs fresh coriander, leaves and stalks separated and both finely chopped (about 1 pinch stalks, 2 pinches leaves, or to taste) 50g/1¾oz unsalted butter 1 small head of cauliflower, cut into small florets How-to-videos Method Wash the potatoes…

  • Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Jeff,  Main,  Snack,  Starter,  Vegaterian

    JB – Veggie Bake

    Main Ingredients Peel & slice sweet potato Peel & slice sweet beets Rough chop celery Chickpeas Baby Broad Beans onions – softened fine cut ginger Layer everything in dish Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds. Sprinkle with oats. The purpose of the top layer of oats and seeds is to give a crust. Sauce Sweat fine chop onion & fine chop ginger Stir in flour for thickening to make a Rue Set heat to low and slowly add milk Stir to prevent lumping. Once boiling, set to slow buble for a few mins to cook out the flour. Basically make a bechammel without the butter. Pour sauce over the main dish. Cover…

  • Bread,  Desert,  Jeff,  Main,  Mexico,  Snack,  Starter

    Tortia / Flat Bread

    2 flour 1 1/2 Hot Water ( Tap Hot ) 1/2 tsp salt Mix until dough forms ( Add the water as needed may not need qty above ) Roll out Pre heat to a med heat heavy flat bottom pan —- Dry no oil. Place totia on pan for a few mins, flip and a few mins. Done when colour looks right.

  • Desert,  English / British,  Main,  Nan,  Snack

    Nan Eggs, Good when feeling sick.

    4 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups milk 1 tsp ginger Nutmeg to top Beat eggs Add milk sugar , ginger and mix. Pour into oven dish Sprinkle top nutmeg Oen about 190C for 30mins to 1 hour, depending on depth of mix. Use skewer test. Should have a good wobble , dry skewer but still moist. Dont over cook, it will be dry and have rubbery feel.

  • Greek,  Main,  Roast

    Greek Roast Lamb

    Ingedients 1 large leg of lamb, about 3kg/6lb 8oz 6 garlic cloves 1 bunch oregano zest and juice 1 lemon 6 tbsp olive oil 1 ½kg new potatoes 400g can chopped tomato Method STEP 1 Heat oven to 240C/fan 220C/gas 9. Pound the garlic, half the oregano, lemon zest and a pinch of salt in a pestle and mortar, then add the lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil. Stab the lamb all over with a sharp knife, then push as much of the herb paste as you can into the holes. STEP 2 Tip the potatoes into a large roasting tin, then toss in the remaining olive oil…

  • Greek,  Main,  Rick Stein,  Roast

    kleftiko – Greek Lamp Recipe

    Ingredients 1.5kg waxy potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges 1 large red pepper, deseeded and cut into strips 3 large tomatoes, cut into thick slices 1 1/2 tsp salt 12 turns black peppermill 1 leg of lamb (about 2.5kg) Juice 1 lemon 60ml olive oil 1 bulb garlic, cut in half horizontally 1 tbsp dried oregano 200ml water 100g feta cheese, roughly crumbled Method . Heat the oven to 190°C/gas 5. Place the potatoes, red pepper and tomato in a large, flameproof oven dish or tin and season with the salt and pepper. Put the leg of lamb on top and pour over the lemon juice and olive oil, then add…

  • English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Main

    Pot Roast

    Ingredients For the beef brisket 1.2kg/2lb 12oz well-marbled beef brisket, rolled and tied 4–5 tbsp sunflower oil 4 onions, 2 thinly sliced and 2 quartered 3 sprigs bushy thyme 1 large bay leaf 2 tbsp tomato purée 500ml/18fl oz hot beef stock, made with 1 beef stock cube 200ml/7fl oz red wine 4 large carrots, cut into 3cm/1¼in chunks 6 celery sticks, trimmed and cut into 4cm/1½in lengths sea salt and freshly ground black pepper For the potato latkes 1 free-range egg 1 free-range egg yolk 1 large onion, grated 1.2kg/2lb 12oz potatoes, preferably Maris Piper, grated 25g/1oz plain flour 1 tsp flaked sea salt 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh…

  • English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Has video,  Main,  No Category,  Roast,  Snack,  Spice Mix, Rubs, Marinades, odds and ends,  Spit Roast

    Hairy bikers Tennessee Pulled Pork

    This is the video : This is the video link Or on youtube Ingredients shoulder of pork 50 g soft brown sugar 4 tbl paprika 3 tbl sea salt flakes 1tb cayenne 1 tbl cumin 1 tbl mustard Power 1 tbl dried thyme. Method Mix all of the above in a bowl Rub the pork with the mix above – note the salt is important as it draws out moisture from the pork Only use half the mix Leave in fridge for an hour or more After the fridge rub in a 2nd coat of the mix Really rub it in, good and hard rubbing Note the spices have already…

  • English / British,  Italian,  Jeff,  Main,  Snack,  Starter

    Stuffed Peppers

    Ingredients 115g uncooked rice 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tbsp tomato paste 3 cloves garlic, crushed 450 g beef mince 1 (400g) can chopped tomatoes 1 tsp dried oregano Salt Freshly ground black pepper 6 bell peppers, tops and cores removed 100 g grated Cheese Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish Method Preheat oven to 200°C (180ºC fan). In a small saucepan, prepare rice according to package instructions. In a large pan over medium heat, heat oil. Cook onion until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomato paste and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute more. Add beef and cook,…

  • Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Main

    The Hairy Bikers: Lancashire Sausage Hotpot Recipe

    List Of Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 600g sausages 2 onions, thinly sliced 1 tbsp flour 750ml beef or chicken stock 1 bay leaf 2 sprigs thyme or 1 tsp rubbed sage a good dash of Worcestershire sauce butter, for greasing and dotting 1kg floury potatoes, thinly sliced 250g black pudding, peeled and cut into slices flaked sea salt freshly ground black pepper Method Preheat the oven to 180°C/Fan 160°C/Gas 4. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Skin the sausages, break each one into a couple of pieces and flatten them slightly into little patties. Fry the sausage patties for a couple of minutes on each side until…

  • Ainsley Harriott,  Casserole / Stew,  Jamaican,  Main

    Peppy’s Brown Stew Chicken with Rice n’ Peas

    From Ainsley’s Food We Love Based on my mum’s delicious Jamaican brown stew with rice n’ peas – I’ve made a few changes over the years, but this always reminds me of my childhood. Ingredients 6-8 skinless chicken thighs 1 onion, diced 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped 500ml chicken stock or water 2 large ripe tomatoes, diced 1 tbsp tomato ketchup 1 scotch bonnet, whole 1 tsp allspice 1 bay leaf 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves 1 tbsp chopped parsley For the Marinade 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 3 garlic cloves, minced ½ tsp sweet paprika 1 heaped tbsp…

  • Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Main

    Lamb Hot Pot – Spuds Topping

    Ingredients For the filling 700g well-trimmed lamb leg meat (or leg steaks) 2 tsp sunflower oil 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced 5 medium carrots, peeled and thickly sliced (about 300g prepared weight) 2sticks of celery , chopped Perl Barley to taste – Remember they swell a lot during cooking 3 tbsp plain flour 600ml lamb stock, made with 1 lamb stock cube 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves or ½ tsp dried thyme 1 rosemary stalk or ½ tsp dried rosemary 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce flaked sea salt freshly ground black pepper For the topping 3 medium potatoes (about 500g) Trim any visible fat off the lamb and cut…

  • Curry - Curried,  Indian,  Main,  Pat Chapman,  Snack,  Starter

    Mince Curry

    This is a wonderful eat anytime curry adapted from a recipe by Pat Chapman of The Curry Club. The curry is so easy to make and will be loved by all. I added chickpeas to my version as I love them but you could add peas which is more traditional. Ingredients 2 tbsp ghee or vegetable oil2 medium red onions, chopped2 cloves garlic, finely chopped5 cm piece of fresh ginger, finely chopped1 tsp turmeric1 tsp coriander, ground1 tsp chilli powder (use less if you don’t like your curries too hot)4 cloves1 cardamom500g mince. This can be lamb, beef or pork which ever you like400g tin of tomatoes1 tbsp tomato ketchup225g…

  • Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Main

    Lamb and Barley Hot Pot

    Ingredients 6 lamb shanks 2 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, roughly chopped 3 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped ½ swede/turnip, peeled and cut into small chunks 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 2 tbsp rosemary, finely chopped 2 bay leaves 2 sprigs thyme, finely chopped 2 tbsp tomato puree 250g (9oz) pearl barley 1½ litres chicken stock 2-3 tbsp mint jelly 3 tbsp flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped Method 1. Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas 2. 2. Season the lamb shanks with salt and black pepper. 3. Heat a large ovenproof casserole until hot, add the oil and lamb shanks and cook on each side until golden brown. 4. Remove from…

  • Casserole / Stew,  Hairy Bikers,  Main

    Navajo lamb stew

    Ingredients 2 tbsp oil or lard 1kg/2lb 4oz lamb or mutton neck fillet, cut into chunks 2 onions, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1 tbsp coriander seeds, lightly crushed 1 tbsp dried thyme 2 tbsp tomato purée 3 celery sticks, trimmed and cut into large chunks 4 carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks ½ pointed or hispi cabbage, cut into wedges or chunks 250g tin sweetcorn or hominy, drained and rinsed salt and freshly ground black pepper finely chopped celery leaves, to garnish For the cornmeal dumplings 125g/4½oz medium fine cornmeal or polenta 125g/4½oz plain flour 1 tsp baking…

  • Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Main

    White Irish stew

    2 big knobs of butter glug olive oil 4 medium onions, cut into various sizes 3 cloves garlic, crushed 6 large potatoes, cut into various sizes 8 lamb chops, excess fat trimmed off and reserved – thick neck chops will be best (go to a butcher if you can) salt and freshly ground black pepper 565ml / 1 pint good-quality lamb stock chopped parsley Melt butter with the oil in a large heavy-bottomed pan with a tight-fitting lid. Add the onions and garlic and sweat them gently, slowly teasing the flavours out – 15 minutes or so over a low heat should do it. Add the potatoes and stir well…

  • Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Main,  Snack

    Lancashire Hot Pot

    Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1kg/2lb 2oz neck of lamb, chopped into bite-sized pieces 4 lambs’ kidneys, cleaned, trimmed, cut into quarters 2 onions, peeled, sliced ½ tsp salt 1 tbsp plain flour 250ml/9fl oz lamb stock 1 sprig fresh thyme 2 fresh bay leaves 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 50g/2oz butter, cut into cubes, plus extra for greasing 2 x 250g/7oz black pudding rings, outer casing removed, thickly sliced 1kg/2lb 2oz potatoes, peeled and sliced salt and freshly ground black pepper Method Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Heat the olive oil in a pan and fry the lamb pieces and kidneys for 1-2 minutes on both sides, or until…

  • Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Jeff,  Main,  Nan

    Nan and Mum’s Lamb Casserole.

    I enjoyed this. We mostly had it for Thursday dinner cooked by Mum.Mum had learnt it from her Mother , my Nan. Ingredients Lamp chops were our family favourite. I have also tried this with pork and beef. 2 tbl Shop Dried Mixed Herbs or if you mix by hand- Thyme, Marjoram, Oregano, Parsley, Sage and Basil. I would use about 1 tsp of each. I often use various herbs based on what I have available. Adjust the qty to your taste. 1 Onion – Chopped 1 Carrot – sliced / chopped , what ever As many as you want smallish potatoes halved Any other root veg such as swede,…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  English / British,  Jeff,  Main,  Snack

    Corned Beef Hash

    IngredientsServes: 4  340g tinned corned beef 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons French’s® or Dijon mustard 1 large onion 600g potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil salt and ground black pepper Method Get your can of corned beef and cut into 1cm-ish pieces or break it up by hand for a more rustic look. Combine the Worcestershire sauce and mustard in a cup and pour over the corned beef, stir to combine. Set this aside for later. Slice the onion. Wash the potatoes and cut into 1 cm cubes, leaving the skin on, place the cubes in a saucepan. Pour enough boiling water from the kettle to almost cover…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Burger / Kebab,  Indian,  Jeff,  Main,  Snack,  Starter

    Jeff ‘s Seekh Kebab & Rita

    There are many recipes for kebabs, this one I learnt from some Pakistani friends. I’ve also added my own tweaks to the original. Ingredients For Kebab NOTE: An electric grinder can be used if you do not have a pestle & mortar. 1 lb beef , minced. Also works with Chicken, Turkey, Pork and of course Lamb. 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 tsp ginger and garlic paste or 1 clove of garlic and 1″ fresh ginger , crush them into a paste using pestle & mortar ¼ cup mint, finely chopped ¼ cup coriander, finely chopped 2 tbsp ghee or butter, melted to liquid. Ghee is a purified butter…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Curry - Curried,  Main,  Rick,  Starter,  Thai

    Red Thai Curry Pork with Ginger and Lime

    Serves 3 Ingredients 450g pork scotch fillet, cut into 5mm slices 2 to 3 tbsp olive oil 1 small brown onion, cut into wedges 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 cm piece ginger, peeled, finely grated 2 heaped tbs Thai red curry paste Pinch lemon myrtle 300 ml thickened cream ¾ cup chicken stock 300g potatoes, peeled, roughly chopped 200g green beans cut into 3 cm lengths 1 lime, zested and juiced 2 tsp fish sauce 2 tsp brown sugar Pinch dried basil ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped 1 cup long grain rice Method Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Coat the pork…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Has video,  Jeff,  Main,  Mexico,  Snack,  Soup,  Starter,  Vegaterian

    Mexican Chilli Soup

    Some butter and oil for saute 200g Onion – cut small 1 clove garlic – fine chopped 1 1/2 cup sweet corn 1  tin toms or 500g fresh toms 1 1/2 L  ( 750 ml ) Chicken / Veg  Stock 1/2 L ( 250 ml )Milk 2 red chilli  – Use flame or toast / grill  to darken and soften skin. Parmesan Cheese  – cut into small cubes and add to the bowl for serving. Method Sauté onion, corn, garlic for about 5 mins ( lid on ) Add tomatoes ( small pieces ) and simmer 10 mins Add stock and milk After flaming / grilling the chillies, remove the…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Has video,  Jeff,  Main,  Snack,  Starter,  Vegaterian

    Spinach Pancakes with Creamy Ricotta Cheese Sauce

    Good with ricotta cheese sauce and bacon 0r Vegetable , onion bits. Easy creamy ricotta cheese sauce 1. Finely-dice 1 onion and minced 3-4 cloves of garlic. 2. Heat 1-2 Tblsp olive oil in a frying pan and gently sauté the onions and garlic, seasoned to taste with sea salt, freshly-cracked black pepper, dried basil, and crushed red pepper flakes. 3. Once the onions are soft and fragrant, stir in 1/2 cup whole milk ricotta cheese.  Then, thin with boiling starchy pasta water (or regular hot water if not preparing pasta) one ladle at a time until the sauce reaches your desired consistency. 4. Taste and adjust seasoning’s as necessary.…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Has video,  Jeff,  Main,  Snack

    Herb Roast Mediterranean root vegetables

    Ingredients This is made of pretty much any root or root like veg. Olive Oil Salt & Pepper Herbs – Mixed herbs, Thyme, Rosemary or for a touch some oregano. Peel and cut the veg into bite size cubes and put inside a container. A food bag is perfect. Add a little olive oil and your choice of herbs. The idea is just. enough to form a coating on the veg. NOTE: They should not be swimming in the oil. Add salt & pepper to your normal taste. Roll the bag around to ensure the veg cubes have some herbs & oil. Now leave for a time, ideal is overnight…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Has video,  Hungry,  Jeff,  Main,  Snack

    Beef Stew / Goulash Style

    Ingredients 700g beef stewing steak trimmed and cut into 4cms cubes 2 large onions 1tblsp olive oil 1 clove garlic crushed 1 rounded tblsp plain flour 1 rounded tblsp smoked paprika – This also works well with sweet paprika or a mix of both 400g tin Italian chopped tomatoes 1 medium green pepper 1 red pepper 150ml soured cream salt and pepper Cooking Method Pre heat the oven to 140c Heat the oil in a flameproof casserole dish until sizzling hot and then brown the cubes of beef on all sides, cooking a few at a time and transferring them to a plate with a slotted spoon as they brown.…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  English / British,  Has video,  Jeff,  Main,  Roast

    Tray ( tray ) baked pork with potato, parsnips,pears

    Marinade Main Mint Bread Method 1. Rub marinade into the pork chops leave for 1 – 6 hours. 2.Heat oven 220C 3.Clean, Skin, quater pears & parsnips, spuds 4. Add everything to a roast tin 5. Cover evenly with the marinade 6. Make  Minted bread when the roast goes in the oven.  Mix the ingredients balancing flavours, taste again after 30 mins Roast for about 1 hour.

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Delia,  Italian,  Main,  Snack,  Starter

    Carbonara ( Jeff Mods )

    Ingredients  8 oz (225 g) dried spaghetti  5 oz (150 g) sliced smoked pancetta  or good baconFine chopped onion. Some garlic , chopped.  2 large eggs, plus 2 extra yolks  4 tablespoons Pecorino Romano, finely grated, plus extra to serve  4 tablespoons double cream  little olive oil  freshly milled black pepperHand full of Peas  Method First of all, cook the pasta for 8-10 minutes in boiling salted water to which 1 teaspoon of olive oil and  peas  ( its ok from frozen ) have been added. Meanwhile, heat a frying pan and fry the pancetta , onion and garlic in  a little extra oil Next, whisk the eggs, yolks and…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Curry - Curried,  Main,  Malay,  Rick Stein

    Lamb Rogan Josh

    A classic Indian staple with lamb as the star. This lamb rogan josh from Rick Stein brings together Kashmiri chillies, garam masala and green cardamom pods. From the book Rick Stein’s India by Rick Stein Ingredients 40g ghee 5cm piece of cinnamon stick 3 dried Kashmiri chillies, torn into pieces 6 green cardamom pods, lightly bruised with a rolling pin 4 cloves 1 large onion, chopped 15g / 3 cloves garlic, finely crushed 15g / 3cm ginger, finely grated 2 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tbsp ground cumin 2 tsp turmeric ¼ tsp ground mace 1 tsp garam masala, plus 1 tsp extra to finish 1…

  • Curry - Curried,  Main,  Malay,  Rick Stein

    Rick Stein Beef Rendang

    Ingredients (serves 4) Rendang Paste 100g grated fresh coconut (can use desiccated) 4 dried Kashmiri chillies 2 tablespoons coriander seeds 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder 225g shallots or onions, roughly chopped 30g garlic, roughly chopped 50g peeled galangal or ginger, roughly chopped 1 large fresh red chilli, seeded and roughly chopped For the Curry Glug of oil. I used rapeseed 1kg of braising steak chunks 1 quantity of rendang spice paste – as above 2 tins of coconut milk 4 fat lemon grass stalks – bruised – (just bash them lightly) 12 dried kaffir lime leaves – crumbled 2 x 7.5cm cinnamon sticks 125ml Tamarind…

  • Curry - Curried,  Ken Hom,  Main,  Malay,  Snack

    Rendang

    Ingredients For the rendang 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger 1 tbsp chopped galangal (or another tbsp of the above) 1 tbsp chopped garlic 1 lemongrass stalk, tough outer layer removed and roughly chopped 1 tsp turmeric 6 long red dried chillies, soaked in water and roughly chopped 2 tbsp sunflower oil 1 cinnamon stick 6 cardamom pods 650g/1lb 7oz braising steak, cut into 2cm/1inch cubes 4 kaffir lime leaves zest of a kaffir lime or lime 400ml/14fl oz coconut milk 1 tbsp of tamarind paste or juice of a lime 50g/2oz desiccated coconut flakes coriander sprigs to garnish For the herby rice 1 tbsp sunflower oil…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Italian,  Main,  Pizza / Pasta,  Simon Rimmer,  Snack

    Calzone

    For the dough 225g/8oz plain strong flour, plus extra for dusting 90ml/3fl oz milk, warmed to body temperature 50ml/2fl oz water, warmed to body temperature 1 tsp dried yeast 25ml/1fl oz olive oil pinch salt For the filling 150g/5oz cherry tomatoes, halved 200g/7oz buffalo mozzarella, roughly chopped 200g/7oz assorted Italian cold meats (for example: salami, prosciutto, speck) slices of chorizo ( Jeff Mod ) 30g/1oz grated parmesan   Method For the dough, sift the flour into a bowl. Mix the milk, water and yeast together in a separate bowl. Add the yeast mixture to the flour and mix together to form a dough. Knead the dough for five minutes on…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Chinese,  Main,  Snack

    Chop Seuy

    Note : 1 cup is about 250 g     To Velvet meat : Mix flour pinch of salt and enough water to make a paste. Cover the meat and let sit in marinade for 30 mins. Flash fry on high heat for a couple of mins. Remover and leave to the side whilst cooking the rest of the dish     Method: Mix the marinade ingredients together and marinate the pork for 15 minutes. Heat oil in a wok (with a few drops of sesame oil added) and stir fry the pork. When the pork is cooked remove it from the pan and set aside. Add all the vegetables…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  English / British,  Main,  Snack,  Starter

    Fried Bread Crumb Chicken

    2 eggs ½ cup flour ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 2 ½ cups fresh bread crumbs, made by cutting the crusts off white bread and swirling the bread in a food processor or blender 1 large chicken breast, split, boned and skinned, and cut into strips (or 4 fillets of fish) 3 tablespoons butter 1 lemon, cut into wedges   Method Crack the eggs into a bowl and lightly beat with a fork. Put the flour in another bowl, and add the salt and pepper. In the third bowl, put the bread crumbs. Dip a piece of chicken in the flour, covering both sides. Gently shake off any excess.…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Curry - Curried,  Indian,  Main,  Rick Stein

    Chettinad Style Chicken Curry

    first had this fiery, deeply flavorful chicken dish as a friend’s home along with dosas and ever since hooked to it. I was told it’s a traditional Chettinad chicken curry and that there are quite a few variations to this recipe. In today’s version, chicken is simmered in coconut milk and gets its unique flavor from a blend of quite a few spices like fennel seeds, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, pepper corns, cardamoms and cumin to name a few. Quite a bit of preparation goes into the making of this curry and there is no short cut method and if you have the time and the ingredients on hand, only…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Indian,  Main,  Rick Stein

    Chicken and apricot curry with potato straws (sali murghi)

    This Parsee dish uses jaggery, soft apricots and vinegar for a really successful balance of sweet and sour. The crisp fried potatoes add crunch. Ingredients For the sali (matchstick potatoes) 250g/9oz chip potatoes such as Maris Piper or Sebago, peeled, cut into matchsticks or coarsely grated, soaked in cold water for 15 minutes vegetable oil, for deep frying 1–2 tsp salt For the curry 3 tbsp vegetable oil 6 black peppercorns 5 cloves 2 green cardamom pods, lightly bruised with a rolling pin 2 dried Kashmiri chillies 4cm/1½in piece cinnamon stick 1 medium onion, finely chopped 100g/3½z tomatoes, finely chopped 1 tsp salt 4cm/1½in fresh root ginger, finely grated 3…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Chinese,  Ken Hom,  Main

    Pork in black bean sauce

    Ingredients 450g/1lb lean pork 1 tbsp shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry 1 tbsp light soy sauce 2 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp cornflour 1½ tbsp groundnut (peanut) oil 1½ tbsp black beans, rinsed and coarsely chopped 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped 3 tbsp spring onions, finely chopped 1 tbsp shallots, chopped 1½ tbsp light soy sauce 1 tsp sugar 1 tbsp chicken stock or water 1 tbsp sesame oil Preparation method Cut the pork into thin slices 5cm/1½in long. Put the slices in a bowl and mix them well with the shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry, soy sauce, sesame oil and cornflour. Leave to marinate for about 20…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Chinese,  Ken Hom,  Main,  Snack,  Starter,  Stir Fry

    Quick orange and lemon chicken

    Orange and lemon zest give a zingy flavour to this chicken stir fry, served with garlicky Chinese greens and rice. Ingredients For the chicken 450g/1lb boneless chicken breasts, skinned, cut into 2.5cm/1in cubes 2 tsp light soy sauce 1 tsp Shaoxing rice wine (or dry sherry) 1 tsp cornflour 1 tbsp groundnut (peanut) oil 1 tsp salt freshly ground white pepper 2 tbsp finely chopped orange zest 1 tbsp finely chopped lemon zest 2 tsp sesame oil 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander For the rice enough long-grain rice to fill a measuring jug to 400ml/14fl oz level For the greens 1 tbsp groundnut or peanut oil 3 garlic cloves,…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Main,  Snack,  Soup,  Starter

    Oxtail soup with mini parsley dumplings

    A really warming traditional winter soup with added dumplings, so there’s no need for bread. Ingredients 1 whole oxtail (around 1.3kg/3lb), cut into chunky pieces 3 tbsp plain flour flaked sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 3-4 tbsp sunflower oil 2 onions, halved and sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 carrots, peeled and diced 2 sticks celery, trimmed and diced 1 tsp dried thyme 2 bay leaves 300ml/10fl oz red wine 2 litres/3½ pints beef stock, made with 2 beef stock cubes 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 tbsp cream sherry 2 tbsp yeast extract, such as Marmite For the mini parsley dumplings 200g/7oz self-raising flour 100g/3½oz shredded suet…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Main

    Honey-glazed Duck with pomegranate and pineapple

    This recipe is certainly exotic – honey and five-spice chilli guinea fowl served with a fresh fruit salsa splashed with soy sauce. If you can source one, serve in a banana leaf to impress. Ingredients 1kg/2lb 4oz oven-ready guinea fowl / duck 2 tbsp sunflower oil ½ tsp dried crushed chilli ½ tsp Chinese five-spice powder ½ tsp flaked sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1 large ripe pineapple, around 1kg/2lb 4oz ½ cucumber ½ large pomegranate 2 tbsp clear honey 1 tbsp dark soy sauce 50g/1¾oz bunch fresh coriander 25g/1oz bunch fresh mint ½ small red onion 1 large lime, juice only banana leaf, to serve (optional) Preparation method…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Delia,  English / British,  Jeff,  Main

    Shoulder of Lamb stuffed with Rice ( Delia and Jeff Modifications )

    Ingredients  3-5 lb (1.35-2.25 kg) shoulder of lamb (ask the butcher to bone it for you and give you the trimmings) 1 onion, quartered A few about 3 whole garlic cloves, not peeled. Fresh rosemary sprigs  3 oz (75 g) rice, cooked (that’s 3 oz/75 g weight before cooking)  3-4 oz (75-110 g) minced lamb, from the trimmings  Stuffing  1 egg, beaten  1 clove garlic, crushed  2 tablespoons chopped parsley  ¼ teaspoon finely crushed rosemary  Salt and freshly milled black pepper For the gravy  ¾ oz (20 g) plain flour  ½ pint (275 ml) stock   Preheat the oven to gas mark 6, 400°F (200°C). Or 4 hours at 160C…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Casserole / Stew,  English / British,  Hairy Bikers,  Hungry,  Main,  Snack

    Beef Stew / Goulash Style

    Ingredients 1kg good braising steak, preferably chuck steak 1 tbsp sunflower oil 3 medium onions, cut into 12 wedges 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp hot smoked paprika 1 tbsp paprika 1 beef stock cube (Oxo works well here) 600ml cold water 400g can of chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 bay leaves 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 1 orange pepper flaked sea salt freshly ground black pepper   Cooking Method Lots of peppers and paprika make a good bit of braising steak into something special. A great foot stomping feast from Hungary to stop you feeling hungry! Preheat the oven to 170°C/Fan 150°C/Gas 3½. Trim any hard…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  English / British,  James Martin,  Main,  Snack,  Soup,  Starter

    Butternut squash and lime soup

    Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 50g/1¾oz butter 200g/7oz onion, finely sliced 900g/2lb butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed and cut into 1cm/½in cubes salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 vegetable stock cubes 750ml/1¼ pint milk 1 lime, juice only Preparation method Heat the olive oil and the butter in a large saucepan, add the onion, cover and fry gently for 3-4 minutes. Add the butternut squash and continue to cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add the vegetable stock cubes with 750ml/1¼ pint water and the milk and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for six…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  English / British,  Main,  Snack,  Soup,  Starter

    Roasted tomato & mascarpone soup

    Ingredients 1kg very ripe tomatoes pinch golden caster sugar 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped sprig of thyme and 2 fresh bay leaves, tied together 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tbsp sundried or normal tomato purée 600ml vegetable stock 2 tbsp mascarpone cheese (or use double cream as alternative) To serve (optional) best quality extra-virgin olive oil fresh thyme   Method Heat oven to 170C/150C fan/gas 3 – 4. Bring a pan of water to the boil and get a bowl of iced water at the ready. Cut a small slit in the bottom of each tomato then plunge into…

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    Arnold Bennett – Fish Omlette

    This rather special smoked haddock omelette named after the writer Arnold Bennett is a classic restaurant dish and easy to recreate at home. Ingredients 300ml/10fl oz milk 200g/7oz un-dyed smoked haddock 1 bay leaf 10 black peppercorns 4 free-range eggs 40g/1½oz butter 15g/½oz plain flour 50g/1¾oz grated mature cheddar cheese sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Preparation method Pour the milk into a large shallow pan, then add the smoked haddock, bay leaf and peppercorns and bring to a simmer. Cook for five minutes, or until the fish has just cooked through and flakes when pushed gently. Lift the fish out of the pan and set aside to cool…

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    Chicken and black bean with stir-fried rice and wilted bok choi

    Heat up the wok for a delicious dinner for two with stir-fried strips of chicken, spicy black bean sauce, greens and egg-fried rice. Ingredients 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into slices 1cm/½in thick 3 tbsp light soy sauce 3 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine (or dry sherry) 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil 2 tbsp cornflour 4 tbsp vegetable oil 10cm/5in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 red chillies, finely chopped 50g/1¾oz fermented black beans 1 tbsp caster sugar 150ml/5fl oz chicken stock 6 spring onions, finely sliced 3 tbsp roughly chopped coriander leaves 2 heads bok choi 200g/7oz cooked basmati rice,…

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    Crispy Duck

    Ingredients   Method Trim wing tips, split duck and remove legs and wings,  rub the marinade into the pieces and then continue to marinade in a large bowl with spring onions cut into short lengths, ginger, spices, soy for at least 4 hours. Remove and steam for 3 -4 hours Remove drain and cool for 4 hours. The point is they must be dry and room temp before frying. Deep fat fry skin side down first until brown turn and fry for 5 mins.      

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Curry - Curried,  Indian,  James Martin,  Main

    Spiced roasted shoulder of lamb with red lentil dal

    Shredded shoulder is marinated in spicy yoghurt for flavour and tenderness in this stunning recipe. Here served with red lentil dal and homemade flatbreads. Ingredients For the lamb 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2cm/¾in piece ginger, peeled and grated 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp red chilli powder 2 tbsp garam masala 500ml/18fl oz plain yoghurt 1 lemon, juice only salt and pepper 1 lamb shoulder 1 tbsp ghee For the red lentil dal 200g/7oz red lentils 3cm/1¼in piece fresh root ginger, peeled 1 tsp ground turmeric 2 tbsp ghee 1 onion, finely chopped 1½ tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp chili powder 3…

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    Roast Leg of Lamb with Shrewsbury Sauce Red Wine Sauce

    Cook Lamb as normal ( Leg or steaks ) 1 small onion peeled small and sliced Little rosemary  for garnish salt & pepper   Sauce 2 tbl plain flour 1 tsp heaped mustard powder 570 ml light red wine 5 tsp red current jelly 3 tbl Worcester Sauce juice 1 lemon slat & pepper Method Oven 190C First of all, place the meat in the roasting tin, tucking the slices of onion beneath it. Season the surface with salt and freshly milled black pepper, then place it, uncovered, in the pre-heated oven on the middle shelf. Roast for 30 minutes per lb (450 g) – for a 5lb (2.25 kg)…

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    Steak , Beef with Red Wine Sauce

    pieces of sirloin steak ( room temp ) 1 small chopped onion Little Olive Oil for cooking   Sauce 175ml Red Wine Ground Black pepper   Method First of all, heat half the oil in the frying pan over a high heat, then fry the chopped onion until it’s softened and tinged dark brown at the edges – about 6 minutes – and remove to a plate. Now add the remaining oil to the pan and, keeping the heat high – the pan should be as hot as you dare – season the steaks with coarsely milled black pepper, but no salt, as this encourages the juices to come out.…

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    Chicken & Sweetcorn Soup

    Serves 2 Ingredients list: 1 tbsp vegetable oil 100g boneless, skinless Chicken breast 1 clove Garlic, finely chopped 1 cm piece Ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp cornflour 600ml hot chicken stock 100g Sweetcorn 1 Egg 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice shredded Spring onions, shredded, to garnish dark Soy sauce toasted Sesame seeds, to garnish Method Heat the oil in a deep pan and gently cook the chicken, garlic and ginger for 3-4 minutes without colouring  Blend the cornflour with a little stock and add to the soup pan with the remaining stock and the sweetcorn. Bring to the boil, stirring continuously and simmer gently for 5-7 minutes eat together the…

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    Sweet Corn Soup Creamy Low Cal

    Serves 2 This creamy sweetcorn soup is perfect for a weekend lunch, serve with slices of cheese on toast to make it more filling. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 50g/1¾oz unsalted butter 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 onion, finely sliced 150g/5½oz potato, cut into small cubes 200g/7oz sweetcorn 600ml/20fl oz hot vegetable stock 50ml/2fl oz double cream   or milk  plus corn flower to thicken salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp fresh chives, finely chopped Preparation method Heat the olive oil with the butter in a frying pan over a medium heat. Once the butter has melted add the garlic, onion and potato and sauté for five minutes,…

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    Spinach Ricotta Cheese Quiche

    1 tub about 250g Ricotta cheese 3 eggs, beaten 6 tbsp. milk 1 cube of frozen chopped spinach, or 2 handfuls of blanched 1 min then cooled and rested fresh. Salt & pepper to taste Blind bake the case with beads. About 200 C for 10 mins. Beat eggs into Ricotta cheese., milk and spinach and any other flavourings. Add to pastry case Reduce oven to 150 C Cook for about 30 to 35 mins. Use the skewer test. Dot with butter If you garnish with sliced tomato and sprinkle a little basil.  Use grill and medium heat and colour for about 10 mins.

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    Kheema Curry

    .Its good to add potato,s and larger onion pieces Ingredients:3/4 kg minced meat (kheema), washed and drained 3 large onions, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste few curry leaves 4-5 green chillis, slit ½ tsp turmeric pwd garam masala pwd (1 elaichi, 2 cloves, 1/2″ cinnamon stick) salt to taste 2 1/2 tbsps oil coriander leaves for garnish Dry roast for 3-4 mts and make a pwd: 1/2 tbsp coriander seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp poppy seeds 3 dry red chillis pinch of methi/fenugreek/menthulu seeds pinch of saunf/sompu/aniseed (optional) 1 Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add green chillis, curry leaves and chopped…

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    Vietnamese Beef Curry Recipe

    Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Meat) When made last time, I used green beans instead of carrot and also left out the fish sauce.  I didn’t have time to marinade so made and cooked. Used a whole tin of coconut milk. To make it a wet curry. Vietnamese Beef Curry Recipe Ingredients : Serves 4 2 lb / 1 kg 1 4 cloves 30 g 2 3 1/2 tablespoons 2 teaspoons 1 teaspoons 1 tablespoon 1 1/2 teaspoon 100 ml 250 ml 70 ml 3 3 tablespoons 1 pint Stewing beef Large onion, sliced Garlic, crushed Ginger, crushed Red chili peppers, seeded and finely chopped Hot curry powder Turmeric Black ground…

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    Jersey Royals

    450g (1lb) Jersey Royal potatoes, gently rubbed to remove flaky skin 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 rashers streaky bacon, chopped 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and chopped 8 – 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 4 large eggs a large pinch paprika salt and freshly ground black pepper 1. Cook the Jersey Royals in lightly salted boiling water until tender – about 15 minutes. Drain and allow to cool. Slice thickly. 2. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and add the potatoes, bacon and spring onions. Sauté them for about 5 – 6 minutes until they are golden. Add the cherry tomatoes and parsley and…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Main

    Madagascan beef

    Ingredients: * 600 g (1 lb 5 oz) beef steak (such as topside, rump or fillet) cut into bite-sized pieces * 1 onion, thinly sliced * 2-3 cloves garlic, finely chopped * 1 tablespoon (peeled) fresh root ginger, finely chopped or cut into thin strips * 4 tomatoes, chopped * salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste * 2 tablespoon light olive oil * 500 ml (18 fl oz) cold water * 400 g (14 oz) small salad potatoes, such as charlotte, juliette or asperge (peeled, if desired), cut in half lengthways * 1 tablespoon cornflour * 1 tablespoon tomato purée * 25-55 g (1-2 oz) wild rocket (optional) Preparation: Place the beef in the actifry pan…

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    Yorkshire Pudding

    Best Yorkshire puddings Ingredients 4 heaped tbsp flour ½ tsp salt 2 free-range eggs, beaten milk, to bind 2 tbsp sunflower oil for cooking Method Heat oven to 230C/fan 210C/gas 8. Drizzle a little sunflower oil evenly into two 4-hole Yorkshire pudding tins or two 12-hole non-stick muffin tins and place in the oven to heat through. To make the batter, add 4 heaped tbls plain flour into a bowl / jug and beat in 2 eggs until smooth. Gradually add milk and carry on beating until the mix is completely lump-free. Season with salt and pepper.  Remove the hot tins from the oven. Carefully and evenly pour the batter into the…

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    Somerset Sauce – Pork or Chickhen

    Jeff Version I’ve used Pork, Chicken and Turkey. The only difference to the method is the cooking time. 1) Cut for pork you need slices about 1″ thick or use thick chops. 2) dry the slices with a tissue etc. 3) put some flour on a plate and lightly cover the slices. 4) heat some oil in a pan we use a metal casserole dish 5) Fry the slices just to give colour. Set slices aside keeping the oil and juice in the pan. 6) Use the same pan and juice  to construct the sauce as below. We omit the mushrooms. 7) Once the sauce is together, add the slices,…

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    Jeff Curry

    Curry 5tbl oil 1 tsp turmeric 2 tsp mustard seed 6 big toms or 1/2 tin 1 tsp fenugreek 440 ml Coconut milk 1 green chille (deseeded diced) To add to the sauce pieces cut into bite size chunks : I have used Turkey, Chick, Beef, Lamb , Potato, Carrots , Aubergine , Onion — Basically anything I have laying around. 1 hand curry leaves To Serve 1 inch ginger grated Coriander leaves 3 onions chopped Yoghurt 1 tsp chilie powder   Heat oil, Add mustard seed and cook until they pop. Add fenugreek, green chille, ginger and curry leaves. Stir for a minute. Purée onion and add to mix.…

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    Traditional Braised Red Cabbage with Apples

    Ingredients 2 lb (1 kg) red cabbage 1 lb (450 g) cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped small 1 lb (450 g) onions, chopped small 1 clove garlic, chopped very small ¼ whole nutmeg, freshly grated ¼ level teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ level teaspoon ground cloves 3 level tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar ½ oz (15 g) butter 1 handful saltanas Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 2, 300°F (150°C). Method First discard the tough outer leaves of the cabbage, cut it into quarters and remove the hard stalk. Then shred the rest of the cabbage finely, using your sharpest knife (although you can shred it in…

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    Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

    Ingredients * 1 lemon * 2 teaspoons dried oregano * 3 cloves garlic, minced * 1 tablespoon olive oil * 1/4 teaspoon salt * 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper * 6 chicken legs 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). 2. In a 9×13 inch baking dish, grate the peel from 1/2 the lemon, squeeze out the juice (about 1/4 cup) and add to peel with the oregano, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Stir until mixed. 3. Remove skin from chicken pieces and discard. Coat chicken pieces with the lemon mixture and arrange, bone-side up, in the baking dish. Cover dish and bake for 20 minutes. Turn…

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    Carbonara

    Ingredients • 455g/1lb farfalle • 1 egg, preferably free-range or organic • 100ml/3½ fl oz double cream • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper • 12 rashers of pancetta or smoked streaky bacon, roughly sliced • 3 handfuls of fresh podded or frozen peas • 2 sprigs of fresh basil, leaves picked • 2 handfuls of freshly grated Parmesan cheese Method First of all, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add the farfalle, and cook according to the packet instructions. Whisk the egg in a bowl with the cream, salt and pepper. Put your pancetta or bacon into a second pan and cook until crispy…

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    Giniling Recipe (Ground Beef) – Pinoy Food

    Ingredients: 1 lb. lean minced beef 4 cloves of garlic (peeled and smashed) 1 small tomato (diced) 1 small onion (diced) ½ yellow bell pepper (diced) ½ red bell pepper (diced) ½  cup frozen green peas ½ cup carrots (diced) 1 cup of potatoes (diced) 2 tbsp Annatto seeds (atsuwete) 1 tbsp fish sauce (Rufina brand) Patis 2 tbsp soy sauce corn oil ½ tsp MSG (vetsin), optional ½ tsp black pepper (ground) Cooking Procedure: Place 2 tablespoons of corn oil in a small pot and add the Annatto seeds. Heat until the oil becomes dark red then take out from the heat. Avoid burning the seed. Cook the ground…

  • Curry - Curried,  Indian,  Main

    Chicken Liver Curry – Kerala style

    Ingredients Liver – 1 cup (1/2 kg) Onion(medium) – 2 nos Coriander powder – 4 tbsp Chilli powder(extra hot) – 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Pepper – 1/4 cup Green chillies – 3 nos Ginger – 1/2 Curry leaves Coconut oil Water – 2 cups Salt – As reqd Method 1)Clean the chicken liver pieces and add the finely chopped green chillies, the finely chopped onion, ginger ,salt and 2 cups of water. 2)Keep it on a low flame. 3)Meanwhile roast the coriander powder with chilli powder and turmeric. 4)Grind it with water to make a paste of it and add the paste to the pan of liver. 5)Keep…

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    Salmon Rosti Fish Cakes

    Ingredients 12 oz (350g) tail end of salmon (ask the fishmonger to remove the skin and bones) 8 oz (225g) firm-fleshed new potatoes (Cyprus are a good variety for this) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander 1 heaped tablespoon capers, drained and roughly chopped (or, if they’re very small, left whole) 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice a couple of pinches of cayenne pepper salt groundnut oil for frying Method Begin by washing the potatoes, then place them in a saucepan (skins on), add salt and just cover with boiling water from the kettle. Put a lid on and boil for 10 minutes. Meanwhile chop the salmon into chunks and give it…

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    Baby Summer Vegetables with Lemon Vinaigrette

    Ingredients 12 oz (350 g) broad beans (prepared weight) – about 4 lb (1.8 kg) in shell 8 oz (225 g) fresh tiny baby carrots 10 bulbous spring onions 8 oz (225 g) fresh garden peas (prepared weight) – 1½ lb (700 g) in shell For the lemon vinaigrette: 3 tablespoons lemon juice grated zest 1 lemon 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 8 tablespoons light olive oil 2 level teaspoons mustard powder Method To get the very best colour and texture (and if you have the patience) it’s best to fillet the broad beans. So, after shelling, pour boiling water over them and, when the water has cooled sufficiently, simply…

  • Delia,  French,  Main

    Chicken with Sherry Vinegar and Tarragon Sauce

    This is my adaptation of a classic French dish called poulet au vinaigre. Ingredients 1 x 3½ lb (1.75 kg) chicken, jointed into 8 pieces, or you could use 4 bone-in chicken breast portions5 fl oz (150 ml) sherry vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 shallots, peeled and left whole 4 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole 15 fl oz (425 ml) medium-dry Amontillado sherry 1 heaped tablespoon crème fraîche salt and freshly milled black pepper Method First of all, heat the oil in the frying pan and season the chicken joints with salt and pepper. Then, when the oil begins to shimmer, fry the…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  English / British,  Jeff,  Main,  Sausage,  Snack

    Apple Sausage

    Ingredients 1kg  Pork shoulder 1  Cooking Apple 2 Tbs. White wine Vinegar 4 tsp.  Salt 2 Tbs. Sugar 11⁄2 tsp.    White pepper, ground 4 tsp.    Sage, rubbed 3⁄4 tsp.     Allspice, ground 1⁄2 tsp.     Ginger; dried, ground 1⁄4 tsp.     Clove, ground 1⁄4 tsp.     Cinnamon, ground Method 1.  Cut length of skin and put in cold water to soak, about 6ft is good for 1Kg meat. 2.  Cube chilled pork and mince through the course plate. 2.   Add all the ingredients and mix well. 3.  If you like it more like a paste then run through the mincer again with the fine plate. 4.  Fit the stuffing tube to the mincer and…

  • Curry - Curried,  Indian,  Main,  Pat Chapman

    KORMA

    True kormas are spicy, not hot, and a Moghul creation. Their special feature is a creamy sauce with nuts and saffron. They can be made with chicken, duck, lamb, beef or mutton, and should be served with plain or pullao rice. Ingredients 1/2lb (675 g)poultry or meat1/2 cup cashew nuts or almonds (or mixture)1/2 inch (i. cm) fresh ginger, chopped1i clove garlic, chopped2 green chillies (optional)1/2 teaspoon saffron2 tablespoons milk, warmed1 tablespoon ghee2 tablespoons sunflower or corn oil1 medium onion, chopped3 fl oz  (75 ml) yoghurt3 fl oz (75  ml) double cream1/2 cup chopped freshcoriander or parsleysaltlemon juice (optional) Spices2 whole green cardamoms3 whole cloves1 inch (2.5 cm) cassia bark1…

  • ALL CATEGORIES,  Curry - Curried,  Indian,  Main,  Pat Chapman

    RHOGAN JOSH GOSHT

    Lamb in Red GravyThis is one of the traditional dishes from the times of the Moghul emperoys. In ancient days they used alkenet root to redden the meat, but in this recipe I have used tomato, paprika and red food colouring. The flavour is fantastic and I have used an authentic Kashmiri recipe rather than a simplified restaurateur’s version. Ingredients 1/2 lb (675 g)lean lamb, cubed4fl oz (115 ml) yogurtsalt1/2 lb (225 g) onion, roughly chopped2 inch ( cm) fresh ginger, roughly chopped2 cloves garlic14 oz (400 g) tin tomatoes (or fresh)about 8 dessertspoons ghee i tablespoon chopped fresh coriander Spices 13 green cardamoms3 cloves3 small pieces cassia bark1/2 teaspoon…

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    PASANDA

    Sliced Beef CurryThis dish is well known in the Indian restaurant. It is based on a traditional Moslem dish which originated in the courts of the emperors centuries ago. Beef was the meat used then, although lamb has become better known. The difference with this dish is that the meat is in slices. I have used beef marinated in red wine (a restaurant technique), and the resultant curry is exceptionally nice. Ingredients 4 x 8 oz (22 g) pieces steak / Chicken (fillet, sirloin, rump etc, according to your pocket) 1/2 pint (300 ml) red wine , Coconut Milk is a good subsitute 1 large onion, roughly chopped 4 cloves…

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    Green Spinach Pancake

    Ingredients 125 g   white flour 125 g  self raising wholemeal flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 eggs 24 cl  milk 200 g baby spinach leaves Cracked pepper Method Wash and dry the spinach In a large mixing bowl, mix the two flours and baking powder. Add the eggs, milk and melted butter mix until there are no remaining dry ingredients. Toss the spinach leaves into the bowl, and using a hand mixer, blitz the leaves into the batter, just enough to get a homogeneous mixture. Heat a large non-stick frying pan wiped on its entire surface with a bit of oil on medium-low heat. Pour half the batter into…

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    Somerset chicken / pork

    Ingredients 6 boneless chicken breasts, skin on 3tbsp olive oil 75g butter 2 onions, sliced 4tbsp plain flour 2tbsp grain mustard 2 dessert apples, peeled and sliced into batons 110g button mushrooms, sliced 250ml chicken stock 300ml cider 250ml double cream 1tbsp finely chopped sage leaves 300g Cheddar cheese, grated Method Preheat the oven to 200°C or gas 6. Season the chicken breasts with salt and black pepper. Heat a large saute pan and add 2tbsp of the oil and 50g of the butter. Fry the chicken breasts in batches for 1-2 mins on each side until golden. Put them into a deep-sided oven tray and roast for 25 mins…

  • Main,  Snack

    Chicken Goujons , Southern Fried Chicken, KFC

    125g/4½oz fresh fine breadcrumbs ½ tsp cayenne pepper 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips 50g/2oz plain flour 3 medium free-range eggs, beaten Method 1.heat a deep fat fryer to 190C/375F. 2. Mix the breadcrumbs and the cayenne pepper in a bowl and set aside. 3. Dredge the chicken in the flour, then dip into the beaten egg. 4. Dip the chicken into the spicy breadcrumbs, making sure all the chicken is coated thoroughly. 5. Carefully place the goujons into the deep fat fryer in batches and cook for about 3-4 minutes, until crisp and golden brown and the chicken is completely cooked through. Carefully remove with a…

  • Delia,  English / British,  Main,  Roast

    Roast Shoulder of Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary with Redcurrant and Mint Sauce

    Ingredients 1 shoulder lamb, 1.8-2kg 2 fat cloves garlic 3-4 sprigs rosemary 1 rounded teaspoon sea salt 275 ml dry white wine For the Redcurrant and Mint Sauce 3 tablespoons good-quality redcurrant jelly 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 4 tablespoons chopped mint (2 x 15g packs) salt and freshly milled black pepper Method First of all, peel the garlic cloves and slice each one into about 8 pieces, then divide the rosemary into about 16 tiny sprigs. Now, using a small, sharp knife, make 8 little slits into the underside of the lamb and into each slit, push a sliver of garlic and a little sprig of rosemary, then do…