Month: June 2006

  • Green harissa chicken with roast artichokes

    Mum and I have made this recipe before and substituted marinated artichokes which were also delicious. Obviously, they don’t need to be pre-cooked! If using marinated artichokes I would suggest cooking the artichokes, spring onion, bacon and chicken together for about 30 minutes, instead of one hour. Ingredients 6 chicken breast fillets 1 lemons, halved […]

  • Pumpkin soup

    Ingredients about 2kg of pumpkin, peeled and diced 2 medium onions, sliced 6 cloves garlic, sliced 1 1/2 tbs ground cumin about 3 cups chicken (or vegetable) stock Directions Place the onions in a big pot and cook with a bit of oil or butter for a few minutes, then add the garlic and cumin […]

  • Potato and mushroom bake

    This is a male friendly recipe which my boyfriend managed to make last night (without too much assistance!). We served it with lamb marinated in lemon, rosemary and garlic and steamed vegetables. Ingredients 3 or 4 potatoes, peeled and sliced into 5mm discs 1 medium onion, sliced 3 or 4 field mushrooms, cleaned and sliced […]

  • Dessert idea

    I came up with this idea last night and although it is pretty simple, it was really delicious. I haven’t mastered making perfect little pastry cups though, guess that comes with practice! Ingredients shortcrust pastry (use the bought stuff) cream or chocolate sauce or yoghurt strawberries or fruit salad or mango or tinned fruits lemon […]

  • Baked chicken breast with pesto

    This will serve two as a quick meal with minimum clean up. You could use any kind of pesto or salsa verde, whatever takes your fancy. The chicken and vegetables will end up flavoured with the pesto and it is really delicious. If you don’t feel like doing a lot of washing up, eat it […]