Category: Food and drink

California Prune, Blackberry and Apple Smoothie

2017-07-23 12:03:35

Prune It is a healthy eating campaign designed to educate consumers to understand the role that California Prunes can play in helping to help reduce the fat and sugar content across a wide range of recipes. When blended into a puree, prunes offer a useful fat replacer in cooking by adding fat-like (but fat-free) characteristics that also work to enhance the flavours in both sweet and savoury dishes. In addition, the naturally occurring sugars present in California Prunes can also...Read more


Fatoush light lunch or supper This crisp crunchy Lebanese salad tossed with a tangy lemon and sumac dressing is traditionally made with toasted pitta breads, but broken tortilla chips taste even better. Prep: 15 minutes Serves 4 1/2 iceberg lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces ½ cucumber, partly peeled, quartered, deseeded, sliced 110 g (4 oz) trimmed radishes, thinly sliced 1 green pepper, halved, deseeded, diced 2 tomatoes, diced 3 spring onions, thinly sliced 15 g (1/2 oz) flat leafed parsley,...Read more

Manomasa Sliders

Manomasa Sliders Makes 10 • 500g minced beef • 4 spring onions, finely sliced • 3 tbsp. Fresh coriander, chopped • 1 medium egg, beaten • 2 bags of Manomasa Manchego & Green Olive tortilla chips, crushed • 1 tbsp. oil • 4 slices of cheese • 10 slider buns • Lettuce, Sliced tomatoes to serve Place the mince in a large bowl then add the spring onions, coriander and egg, stir well to mix. Now mix in the crushed...Read more

Minted Beetroot and Feta Dip

Minted Beetroot and Feta Dip Starter or snack If you have a food processor or stick blender this vibrant coloured dip can be blitzed together in minutes. Beetroot is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fibre, energy boosting natural sugars and body building protein, no wonder it is regarded as a superfood. Prep 15 minutes Serves 4 250 g (9 oz) pack cooked beetroot in natural juices 11/2 teaspoons harissa spice paste 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar Salt and freshly ground...Read more

Manomasa Fish Tacos

Manomasa Fish Tacos Makes about 12 • 150g Tomatillo SalsaManomasa chips, plus extra to serve • 250g firm white fish • 40g plain flour • 1 large egg beaten • Oil for deep frying • Red & white cabbage finely shredded to serve • Lime wedges Crush the Manomasa chips and place in a freezer bag. Slice the fish thinly before dusting lightly with plain flour. Dip each piece in the beaten egg before coating with the crushed chips by...Read more

Salmon & Seabass Ceviche Recipe

Salmon & Seabass Ceviche Recipe Canapé or starter A great fresh tasting summery canapé tossed with a citrus, coriander and chilli dressing, delicious served on crisp spicy tortillas. For a light lunch or starter, simply spoon the shredded lettuce and ceviche on to 4 serving plates with the tortillas on the side. Prep: 25 minutes Chill: 1 hour Serves 4-6 200 g (7 oz) or 2 sea bass fillets, skinned, pin boned and diced 300 g (101/2 oz) or 2...Read more

Sweet Eve Strawberry & Blackberry Clafoutis Monique

2015-11-03 20:50:45

Sweet Eve Strawberry & Blackberry Clafoutis Monique Alex says “This is named after my French godmother – Monique – who makes a perfect baked Clafoutis. I love the way you can see the whole berries nestling in the buttery cake mixture. Served with crème fraiche, this is divine.” Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 35 minutes You’ll need a little butter for greasing 150g Sweet Eve strawberries, halved 150g blackberries 1 tbsp brandy 60g plain flour 1\2 level...Read more

Lemon chicken with omega cool pesto

Lemon chicken with omega cool pesto Serves 4 Ingredients: Lemon chicken: 4 free-range chicken breasts Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tbspThe Groovy Food Company Omega Cool Oil 1 tbspThe Groovy Food Company Agave Nectar Amber and Mild Sauce: 200g baby plum tomatoes halved 2 cloves garlic crushed 1 tsp The Groovy Food Company Agave Nectar Amber and Mild 1 tbspThe Groovy Food Company Omega Cool Oil 240g dried linguine Omega Pesto: Large bunch of fresh basil ½ clove...Read more

Halloween Bircher Muesli with Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Cuckoo Halloween Bircher Muesli with Roasted Pumpkin Seeds For the Muesli • 1/2 cup jumbo rolled oats. • 1 tablespoon linseed. • 1/2 cup natural yogurt. • 1/2 cup water. • 1/2 cup puréed pumpkin. • 1 - 2 tablespoons maple syrup. • Pinch of cinnamon if desired. Topping • 3/4 cup natural yogurt. • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger pieces, chopped. • 1/4 tsp vanilla paste or vanilla essence. Serves 4 • Mix first five ingredients and put in individual...Read more

President Xi Jinping wants Fish n Chips

2015-10-22 15:03:54

President Xi Jinping wants Fish n Chips During Chinese President Xi Jinping state visit he says he is keen to eat fish and chips in a traditional pub. Hopefullt Fish and chips are on the menu today when Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan visit the Prime Minister country residence, Chequers Court,in Buckinghamshire, England, at the foot of the Chiltern Hills. We’ve been searching for a few of the best fish and chip shops in the UK, and not surprisingly...Read more