Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 stick lemongrass, bruised 1 star anise, optional 5cm piece of ginger, peeled and sliced 1 tsp black peppercorns 1l chicken stock 3 chicken breast fillets 2 large carrots, spiralised or sliced with a y-shaped peeler 100g rice noodles 100g broccoli, cut into small florets 100g beansprouts 1 tbsp fish […]

Harissa Chicken

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 200 g chicken breast, diced chunk of fresh ginger, grated 1-2 tbsp harissa paste, or more if prefer spicier 10 dried apricots, optional for a more Moroccan taste 240 g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 200 g couscous 200 ml chicken stock a handful of fresh […]

Salmon with Couscous

A quick and refreshing fish meal for hot summer evenings. Ingredients 200 g salmon fillet, skin on, sliced into finger-size strips 1.5 tbsp olive oil 1 courgette, sliced into batons asparagus tips 1 red chilli, finely chopped 150 g couscous 3 tomatoes , roughly chopped 1 lemon , juice of 1 small handful fresh coriander , roughly chopped […]

Slow cooker beef penne

Beef Penne

Ingredients 600 g beef mince 1-2 cloves of garlic, minced 400 g chopped tomatoes 200 g Arrabiata or similar Italian sauce 100 g water 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 2 tbsp Worcester sauce 1 beef stock cube salt and pepper 300 g penne, cooked al dente 100 g Parmesan cheese, grated spinach or broccoli, […]

Slow cooker sweet chicken

Sweet Chicken

Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp ground cumin 1 onion, finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 red pepper, finely sliced 1 big tomato, roughly chopped 1 tbsp mustard 2 tsp paprika 3 tbsp malt vinegar 3 tbsp tomato ketchup 3 tbsp water 1 tbsp Worcester sauce 8 chicken thighs, boneless, skinless 2 tbsp […]

Easy Pork Pot Roast

Ingredients 3 stalks of celery, sliced 2 large carrots, sliced 3 large onions, sliced thin, divided 1 kg pork leg or shoulder in one piece, skinned, trimmed of excess fat salt, pepper 250 ml red wine 250 ml water 125 ml reduced-sodium soy sauce 60 ml Worcester sauce Method Portion: 4 Preparation: 5 minutes slicing Cooking time: 5-6 […]

Japanese Katsu Curry

Ingredients For the sauce: 1 tbsp groundnut or vegetable oil, 1 onion, peeled and chopped 5 whole garlic cloves, peeled 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp medium curry powder 600 ml chicken stock 2 tsp honey 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 bay leaf 1/2 tsp garam masala For the chicken: 50 […]

Beef Bourguignon

Ingredients 4 rashes of streaky smoked bacon, chopped 750 g stewing steak, diced 4 tbsp flour 4 tbsp vegetable oil 10 baby onions or shallots, peeled 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 225 g mushroom, quartered 400 ml beef stock 300 ml red wine 1 tbsp tomato puree 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 tsp dried […]

Chinese Pork Pot Roast

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 3 large carrots, peeled and cut on long diagonals 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 3 spring onions, roughly chopped 3 tbsp fresh ginger, finely chopped 1 kg pork leg or shoulder in one piece, skinned 2 tbsp soy sauce 250 ml dry sherry 4 tbsp Chinese Hoisin sauce a handful […]

chicken fajita wrapped in tortilla

Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients 4 chicken breasts, cut into strips 2 or 3 bell peppers, any color, cut into thin strips 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced vertically 3 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 tbsp olive oil 60 ml chicken stock juice of 1 lime 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp dried oregano salt, pepper tortillas, diced avocado, sour cream, […]