Delightful Duck Salad with an Asian Twist

This one is a little bit naughty but oh so yummy!  The duck could be served with noodles instead or in lettuce cups and the marinades can just be adjusted to your suit own palate.  Also the salad can be served on its own or with chicken/prawns or anything you fancy.  Go on give it…… Continue reading Delightful Duck Salad with an Asian Twist

Truly Scrumptious Chicken Tikka Masala

INGREDIENTS For the Tikka ¶ 750 g of skinned, boneless chicken thighs 1 tsp of Kashmiri chilli powder 2 tsp of paprika (mild or spicy depending on how brave you are feeling) 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp of red food colouring or beetroot juice/powder 2 tsp cumin seeds seeds from 12 green cardamom pods…… Continue reading Truly Scrumptious Chicken Tikka Masala

Cooling Yoghurt & Mint Dip

INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp of fat-free yoghurt (Skya is a really good one to use as it’s very thick and creamy) 1 tbsp of mint sauce from a jar or fresh chopped mint if you prefer. Approximately 1 tbsp of lemon juice (or to taste). 2 tsp of sweetener or sugar (again to taste) METHOD Place…… Continue reading Cooling Yoghurt & Mint Dip

Root Vegetable Bhajis With Chilli & Coriander Relish

INGREDIENTS 1 large parsnip grated 1large carrot grated 1 medium onion thinly sliced 2-3 garlic cloves (or paste) crushed Small piece of fresh ginger (or paste) crushed or finely chopped 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp mild curry powder 1 tsp chilli powder (opt) 120 gr gram flour (chickpea flour) 1…… Continue reading Root Vegetable Bhajis With Chilli & Coriander Relish

My take on Beef Stroganoff – lower fat

INGREDIENTS 1 piece of fillet or lean rump steak thinly sliced 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda (to tenderise) 1 tbsp cornflour to coat steak (opt) 3 cloves garlic crushed or 1 tbsp garlic paste from jar 4 shallots or 2 small onions finely chopped 1 tbsp of crushed black peppercorns small handful fresh thyme finely…… Continue reading My take on Beef Stroganoff – lower fat

Crab Lettuce Parcels With Mango Salsa

SPICY MANGO SALSA (THIS HAS BEEN POSTED BEFORE BUT REPRODUCED BELOW TO SAVE SEARCHING) 1 large bright mango chopped into small cubes. 1 large red chilli or any chillies of your choice 2 shallots finely diced juice and zest of 1 lime pinch of sugar or sweetener (Opt.) Small bunch of coriander chopped 1 Tsp…… Continue reading Crab Lettuce Parcels With Mango Salsa