Garlic Mushrooms

Garlic Mushrooms

Serve as a first course or as a side vegetable with pork chops or lamb cutlets. The nice addition is the parsley to give it that extra flavour. Serves 4 20 flat black mushrooms, stalks removed 4 tbsp olive oil 2 small lemons, zest removed and chopped, juice squeezed salt and pepper 100g fresh breadcrumbs…

Roasted Parsnips

These popular root vegetables are deliciously versatile. Steam them and mash them with potatoes as an accompaniment to a stew or cut them into wedges and roast them.   Serves 4   500g parsnips, trimmed and sliced lengthways 2 tbsp fresh white breadcrumbs Himalayan pink salt and pepper 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Preheat…

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…

Bombay Sandwich

Bombay Sandwich

Prep: – Cook: – Serves: 2 Ingredients: 4 slices bread 2 tbsp butter 4 cucumber slices 2 medium potatoes, boiled, peeled and sliced 1 tomato, sliced 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 red onion, finely sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp tomato ketchup 2 tbsp Bombay mix Method: Lay out the 4 slices…

Egg Curry

Egg Curry

This curry is a street snack favourite in India especially in Mumbai where they are eaten Eggs are an excellent source of high quality protein and provide vitamin D to keep bones and teeth strong. And to check whether eggs are fresh, place an egg in water, if it sinks it’s fresh, if it’s stale…

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…