Curiously Confusing Jamaican Chickpea Curry with Perky Paneer Cheese and Silky Spinach

This is one hell of a confused dish. A fusion of nationalities perfectly blended together, sometimes some of the best dishes come out of mistakes and adaptation. Can be served as the main meal with breads or rice or as a side dish to accompany your favourite curry. This Gluten-free vegetarian/vegan dish (if you remove…… Continue reading Curiously Confusing Jamaican Chickpea Curry with Perky Paneer Cheese and Silky Spinach

Spanking Spaghetti with Tingly Tenderstem Broccoli, Garlic and Chilli

As I’m forever watching my weight and cholesterol I usually shy away from too much oil but this dish really does need it.  It is however high in monounsaturated fats which apparently help the high cholesterol battle so it’s not all bad.  This stunningly simple dish is a great little meal and the use of…… Continue reading Spanking Spaghetti with Tingly Tenderstem Broccoli, Garlic and Chilli

MIGHTY MACKEREL AND RAVING RHUBARB, SPINACH, WATERCRESS AND HAZELNUT SALAD

After eating this I reckon you could give Popeye a run through his money in a fight. It’s so packed with nutrients and the combination tastes great. Rhubarb seems to be in season now so grab it while you can INGREDIENTS 1 ready cooked smoked mackerel fillet. 2 large handfuls of fresh spinach. A large…… Continue reading MIGHTY MACKEREL AND RAVING RHUBARB, SPINACH, WATERCRESS AND HAZELNUT SALAD

FINGER LICKING KRAZY KICKING KOREAN CHICKEN WRAPS

Trust me on this one you will never look at a chicken nugget in the same way again. These chicken bites are bursting with flavour and crunch and the spicy Korean sauce packs a real punch that slaps you round the face and leaves a lovely tingle on your tongue. The idea was born out…… Continue reading FINGER LICKING KRAZY KICKING KOREAN CHICKEN WRAPS

SASSY SPRING ROLLS WITH PRAWNS AND CRISPY VEGETABLES

Many years ago, 1996 to be exact, I did a short Chinese Cookery Course and learnt how to cook these.  The recipe has developed over the years and largely depends on whatever ingredients I have in the fridge or basically how fat I’m feeling at the time. Ha ha. I know there are many versions…… Continue reading SASSY SPRING ROLLS WITH PRAWNS AND CRISPY VEGETABLES

SERIOUSLY SAUCY SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN

This one is Saucy sister Sue’s favourite so far.  It’s quite low in sugar, gluten free and lower in fat but packed with veggies.  It’s not only an explosion of flavours and sensations but a feast for the eyes too.  Who needs a fatty greasy takeaway! INGREDIENTSFor the chickenThis one is Sister Suzy Sous Cheffavorite…… Continue reading SERIOUSLY SAUCY SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN

CELERIAC AND CARROT PIZZA BASE WITH VEGGIE TOPPING

Think you can’t get kids or some adults for that matter to eat vegetables well think again. This is packed full of vegetables and bursting with flavour. The base didn’t go overly crispy so may need to visit it again but to be honest it didn’t really matter. INGREDIENTS 1/2 a celeriac 1 large carrot…… Continue reading CELERIAC AND CARROT PIZZA BASE WITH VEGGIE TOPPING