Monthly Archive: July, 2013

beetroot soup with yoghurt

1.5kg beetroot (about 8 smallish beetroots) 3 celery sticks 3 potatoes 1 carrot 5 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp sugar A few sprigs of thyme 1-2 garlic cloves 1ltr chicken or vegetable stock… Continue reading

grilled courgettes stuffed with mozzarella cheese and chilli

Simply slice, salt and oil the courgettes, then place them on a very hot grill pan. Stuff the grilled courgettes with mozzarella cheese and chopped chilli. No need to return to oven as… Continue reading

Crunchy Walnut-Crusted Salmon Filets

3 cups walnuts 6 tablespoons dry bread crumbs 6 tablespoons lemon rind, finely grated 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper 12 3-oz salmon fillets, skin on Dijon mustard 1/4 cup… Continue reading

sweet cherry pie

Makes enough for one 9-inch double-crust pie 2 1/2 cups (12 1/2 ounces) unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon table salt 2 tablespoons sugar 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut into… Continue reading

chicken quesadillas

Season 250g boneless skinless chicken thighs and rub 2 tsp ground cumin all over. Brown in a pan with 2 tsp olive oil for 3-4 mins each side or until cooked through and… Continue reading

Apple and Pear Tartlets

1 sheet puff pastry 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon cornstarch 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 apples and 3 pears, peeled and thinly sliced 1 tablespoon coarse sugar… Continue reading

creamy vegetarian curry

This delicately flavoured vegetarian curry couldn’t be easier to make!:) It takes only 10 minutes to make and 30 minutes to cook! 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 2… Continue reading

Chicken cacciatore

This Italian dish translates as “hunter-style chicken”. 1 lb pasta 8 whole chicken thighs (skin on can use any whole piece) salt black pepper black olives, pitted and sliced 12 cup all-purpose flour… Continue reading