Spice up those Potatoes…

“These simple spiced potatoes are one of the most popular Indian side dishes.” ~ Manju Malhi When I cook a curry at the weekend, there’s usually a portion left. This becomes the side dish and these spicy potatoes are the main attraction! A few ingredients…a few spices. First, par-cook the potatoes. Ingredients: 450g potatoes, cut into small […]

Red Pepper and Prawn Curry…

“One of the most loved aspects of curry is its versatility. Your imagination is the only limitation when dealing with curry.” ~ Unknown Curry can be cooked in so many interesting ways. We love this red pepper and prawn version. Let’s start the red pepper paste! Ingredients: Red Pepper Paste 2 red peppers, roughly chopped […]

Chicken Carrot and Ginger for Souper-Saturday…

“Soup is cuisine’s kindest course.” ~ Virginia Woolfe Soup at this time of year is a must. This week’s soup has the added flavour of ginger, which I love and the poached and shredded chicken is a bonus! Prep up the vegetables. Sauté the onion and celery. Ingredients: 1tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped […]

Gingerbread Muffins…

“Had I but a penny in the world, thou shouldest have it for gingerbread.” -William Shakespeare Good enough for Shakespeare…good enough for me!  These muffins are a treacle-rich delight. Dark sugar, cinnamon and ginger…yum! Let’s fill these cases! Sift in the flour, salt and baking powder. 350g plain flour Pinch of salt 1½ tsp baking […]