Recipes

Roasted Chilli & Carrot Soup

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When chillies are roasted their flavour completely changes, and it is sweet as well as hot.

Masala Chai

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Chai is world renowned for being sweet and spicy.  The masala is usually kept secret and is passed down from mother to daughter.  Here is one of my favourite recipes for creating your very own homemade chai — ssshhh don’t tell my mum I shared it with you!

Sweet & Sour Lentils with Roasted Aubergine

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These lentils get their unique sweet and sour flavour from tamarind. Known as the ‘date of India’ it has both a sticky sweetness and also a tangy sourness. The aubergines are slightly crispy and add a beautiful texture against the silky lentils.

Quinoa Salad with Roast Squash & Za’atar

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Quinoa is incredible! It’s a complete protein containing all 8 of the essential amino acids your body needs. Perfect for veggies, vegans and those with a gluten allergy, you can eat it hot or cold much like cous cous. Hailed as a super crop it was discovered by the Incas and there are rumoured to be some 1800 varieties.

Beetroot, Orange & Ginger Chutney

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Beetroot is a great vegetable to make into a chutney or relish. The ruby red colour looks fantastic and when paired with the flavours of orange and ginger, you just know it’s going to taste great.

Lamb Chops with Tamari, Cinnamon & Honey

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As a lover of lamb chops, I’m always thinking of new ways to make them taste delicious. This simple recipe is quick and has an Asian feel to it. 

Lemon Madeleines

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Madeleines are a classic French cake baked in traditional scallop shaped madeleine moulds. They can be tricky to get just right, and when made well they are lighter than air. This recipe was taught to me by a baking expert and it hasn’t failed me yet.

Crispy Okra

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Okra, Bhindi, Ladies Fingers, whatever you like to call it – I never enjoyed them much when I was young, but then I tried it like this.

Green Olive, Cheddar & Chilli Rolls

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Baking bread is easier than you think and there’s nothing better than freshly baked bread you’ve made with your own loving hands. This is a tear and share loaf full of green olives, sharp cheddar, and a hint of chilli. It’s a great way to start a meal or have with a warming soup.

Sweet Potato Wedges

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These wedges are a great recipe to make when you fancy spicing up your potatoes. Perfect to make for the kids and taste wonderful cooked in foil on the BBQ.

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