Monthly Archives: May 2006

Desserts / Recipes

In the mornings, I place my oats and milk in the microwave with dried apple and cook for the suggested time (obviously depends on the type of your oats!) and then drizzle with honey. The apple plumps up in the warm milk and tastes just delicious. I would imagine that you could use any dried fruit – it’s a really delicious breakfast!!!

Lamb / Recipes

This recipe serves 2. Ingredients  1 small lamb backstrap 2 tsp ground cumin seeds 1 tsp ground coriander seeds zest from one lemon 1 tbs olive oil 1/2 small Kent pumpkin, peeled and chopped into 1 inch cubes 1 tsp ground coriander seeds 2 tsp ground cumin seeds pinch chilli flakes 2 tbs olive oil 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, washed handful of green beans, topped and tailed couple of handfuls of baby spinach couscous, to serve plain yoghurt, to serve Directions Combine first set of spices, olive oil and lemon juice in a bowl. Place lamb into the marinade and...

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Chicken / Recipes

This was a recipe I made up last night with what I had on hand. It was really delicious served with steamed vegetables and hot crusty bread to mop up the juices. Ingredients 8 drumsticks 4 rashers of bacon, sliced 250g mushrooms, cleaned 4 cloves garlic 1 onion, cut into eight 6 -8 baby potatoes, cut in half 1 tbs tomato paste 2 cups red wine 1 cup chicken stock 1 tbs cornflour 2 sprigs of rosemary 5 sprigs of thyme salt and pepper Directions Preheat oven to 200C. Place potatoes, onion and mushrooms in the base of a large...

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