Enchiladas

Enchiladas

An enchilada is a wrap made from an unleavened flatbread filled with vegetables or meat and surrounded by a sauce. This is a variation on the enchilada using any store cupboard ingredients that are available which included some wraps and a tin of black beans. Allspice is not essential and can be replaced with black…

Poor Knights of Windsor

Poor Knights of Windsor

Serves 4 2 eggs, lightly beaten 50ml milk 2 tsp vanilla extract a pinch of ground cinnamon 2 tbsp golden caster sugar 50g tub full fat soft cheese 1 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 2 tbsp cherry jam, blackberry compote or any other preserve 4 slices, day old white bread 25g butter Put the eggs, milk,…

Leftover Chocolate Brownies

Leftover Chocolate Brownies

Have you ever heard of ‘leftover chocolate’? Yes, contrary to popular belief, it does exist and I’m sure that you may have some left in a store cupboard somewhere including some Easter eggs. This recipe is one way to use up chocolate and make a once in a while treat to share. You could also…

Chilli Beans

Chilli Beans

This is a quick and hearty dish which can be made within 20 minutes or cooked in advance and eaten a day later. Serves 4-6 3 tbsp olive oil 2 bay leaves 4-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 onions, finely chopped 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp paprika A pinch of chilli powder a pinch…

Malabar Chicken Curry

Malabar Chicken Curry

Serves: 4 Ingredients: For the spice blend: 2.5cm piece cinnamon or cassia bark 2 bay leaves 2 cloves 4 black peppercorns   For the curry: 2 tbsp olive or rapeseed oil 4-6 shallots or 2 onions, chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 500g skinless and boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2cm pieces 1 tbsp ground…