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Andrew MacKenzie Welsh Lamb koftas with cucumber sauce

2017-08-25 19:37:48

Ingredients 500g of Welsh Lamb Mince 1 tsp of coriander seeds, crushed 1 tsp of cumin seeds, crushed 2 dried chillies, preferably smoked 10g of mint, chopped 10g of coriander, chopped 4 sprigs of rosemary, large sea salt 1 cucumber, peeled and deseeded 200g of natural yoghurt salt 10g of mint, julienned 1 pinch of smoked paprika Method Make the koftas by placing all the ingredients (except rosemary) in a bowl and ensure that the spices are evenly incorporated through...Read more

Coconut tapioca pudding with mango

2017-08-20 16:04:52

This recipe calls for small pearl tapioca, which is different in starch granule size from instant (more fine; requires no pre-soaking), large pearl (larger, of course; needs to soak overnight in the fridge) or those giant tapioca pearls used for bubble tea. It’s my favorite for pudding because it shows off the tapioca’s caviar-like charm without taking forever to cook. This pudding is moderately sweet, but if you, like me, like things even more lightly sweetened, you can drop the...Read more

Asparagus and Sweet Potato Hash with Avocado and Egg

2017-07-23 12:08:57

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes You’ll need 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into small chunks 1 bunch British asparagus, spears halved 3tbsp olive oil 1 shallot, finely sliced 2 handfuls of sweet corn, frozen is fine 1 tsp garlic granules 1 tbsp sliced jalapeno peppers from a jar (optional) 1 avocado, sliced 1 lime 2 eggs What to do Boil a kettle and fill a saucepan with the hot water. Add the potato chunks...Read more

Cardamom strawberries

2017-06-14 15:51:49

Cardamom strawberries Shaun Hill's cardamom strawberries recipe represents a magnificent way to spice up this summer ingredient. Serve alongside ice cream, a summer dessert, or simply on their own with a dollop of cream. Ingredients 1 punnet of strawberries, hulled and halved 1 orange, juiced 1 tsp cardamom seeds 1 tbsp of caster sugar 1 tbsp of honey Add the strawberries to a heatproof bowl and set aside 1 punnet of strawberries, hulled and halved 2 Add the orange juice,...Read more

British Asparagus, Ricotta & Pancetta Pizza

2017-05-02 10:47:26

British asparagus, ricotta & pancetta pizza Serves: 2 medium pizzas, serving 4 each Preparation time: 25 minutes plus proving Cooking time: 15 minutes You’ll need for the dough 250ml tepid water 1 teaspoon caster sugar 1 x 7g sachet easy blend dried yeast 300g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting 1 heaped teaspoon flaked sea salt 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil for greasing for the topping 1 tbl olive oil 1 clove of good hard garlic (no...Read more

Pumpkin and Carrot Pie

2017-04-02 18:45:32

Ingredients Serves 6 250g (9oz) Whole Lotta Loaf - breadcrumbs 200ml orange juice 2 oranges – zest only 2 carrots - grated 200g (7oz) tinned pumpkin puree 250g (9oz) brown sugar 4 eggs - beaten 50g (2oz) pumpkin seeds Crème fraiche What you'll need Food processor Pastry tin How to make 1. Cut the bread into chunks and place in a food processor. Blend into a fine breadcrumb mixture. 2. In a large bowl, mix the orange juice, orange zest,...Read more

Perfect banana pancakes

2017-02-28 14:18:07

Perfect banana pancakes by Sally Abé Ingredients Banana pancakes 135g of self-raising flour 35g of caster sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1 egg 130ml of milk 35g of butter, melted 2 bananas, roughly mashed 1 pinch of salt 1 Mix together the dry ingredients in a bowl 2 In a separate bowl mix the egg with the milk, melted butter and bananas 3 Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. A few lumps here...Read more

Cauliflower, California Prune & Cashew Nut Curry

2017-02-17 11:52:29

Cauliflower, California Prune & Cashew Nut Curry Ingredients 3 carrots, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces 275g pumpkin (or butternut squash) peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces 3 parsnips, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces 1 large, red onion, peeled and cut into wedges 1tbsp olive oil 1tsp cumin seeds 2tsp Thai green curry paste 400g can coconut milk 200g chestnut mushrooms, quartered 125g California Prunes 75g curly kale, chopped Instructions Heat the oil in a wok or large pan...Read more

Garlicky Broccoli & Asparagus Soup with Wild Rice

2017-01-07 12:23:51

Ingredients Serves 2 85g (1/3 cup) wild rice 1/2 tbsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 head broccoli florets 25g (1 cup) roughly chopped kale 6 stalks asparagus, cut into 2 inch pieces 1 large handful fresh spinach 750ml (3 cups) good quality vegetable stock 125ml (1/2 cup) tinned coconut milk Black pepper 1/4 tsp crushed chilli flakes (optional) For the simple basil pesto 1 tbsp pine nuts Small handful fresh basil 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt...Read more

Mini Turkey Burgers with Cranberry & Pecan Sauce

2016-12-22 17:53:52

Mini Turkey Burgers with Cranberry & Pecan Sauce Makes: 10 Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 20 min 1. Place all the ingredients for the burgers into a large bowl, mix together and press into 10 small patties. Place on a tray and refrigerate for at least half an hour. 2. Place the cranberries, maple syrup and orange juice and zest into a saucepan, bring to a simmer and cook until softened and syrupy, then add the pecans. 3. Cook...Read more