lemon and sesame chicken

      These delicate strips of chicken are at their best if you have time to leave them to marinate overnight so they can really soak up the flavours.   4 large… Continue reading

crispy five-spice chicken

  Tender stripes of  chicken fillet with a delicately spiced rice flour coating makes a perfect meal served with rice and broccoli. 2 tbsp olive oil 4 skinless chicken breast fillets, cut into… Continue reading

Pea&mint soup

        1 handful of mint leaves, roughly chopped 1 garlic clove, grated 450ml vegetable or chicken stock 300g frozen peas (petit pois) salt and freshly ground pepper 1-2 tbsp crème… Continue reading

Noodles with Mushrooms and Lemon Ginger Dressing

      Lemon Ginger Dressing 3/4 teaspoon Asian chilli powder (or cayenne) Grated zest of 1 lemon 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tbsp of ginger, peeled and grated 1/4 cup… Continue reading

thai curry lentil and sweet potato soup

                1 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tbsp ginger, peeled & diced into small pieces 1 tbsp Thai red… Continue reading

Chestnut and butternut squash soup

              150g cooked and peeled chestnuts 250g peeled and cubed butternut squash 750ml vegetable or chicken stock 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 250ml coconut milk, or as needed… Continue reading

cheesy meatballs in spicy tomato sauce

    1 onion, chopped 2 slices bacon, chopped 500 g beef mince 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons parsley, roughly chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten 125 g cheddar cheese, cut into 1cm cubes… Continue reading

Spiced bacon and pumpkin soup

        1 tablespoon olive oil 200g  onions, sliced 1.3kg  pumpkin, peeled, seeded and diced 125g  smoked back bacon, diced 1 tablespoon ground cumin 750ml vegetable stock salt and black pepper… Continue reading

lemon & honey… a natural cure for cold and cough

   juice of one lemon 2 tablespoons honey 1 pinch of cinnamon ½ cup warm water Squeeze the lemon juice into the warm water…well it should be a little hot but not boiling.… Continue reading

walnut and pumpkin cake

      3 cups*  flour + pinch of salt 1 cup* chopped walnuts 1 cup* Demerara sugar 2 tsp baking soda 3 tsp cinnamon 3 large eggs 7 tbsp natural yogurt 2… Continue reading