Archive for the 'Recipies' Category

Tomato and Coconut Chicken Curry (Red Thai paste based)

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons oil 2 onions chopped 3 cloves garlic (or 1 tablespoon crushed garlic) 1 tablespoon chopped ginger 1 tablespoon red curry paste 1 tablespoon tomato paste 500gm chicken (thigh fillets work best) 400mL can coconut milk or cream 500gm tomatoes chopped (or 1x400gm can) 2 tablespoons thai fish sauce chopped fresh corriander 1 […]

Tasty Moussaka

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

  Base ingredients 6 eggplants vegetable oil (for frying the eggplants) For the meat sauce 750g minced beef or lamb (26 ounces) 2 red onions (chopped) 2 cloves of garlic (chopped) 1 tin chopped tomatoes (400g/ 14 oz.) 2 tbsp tomato puree 1 teaspoon sugar 1 glass of red wine sea salt and freshly ground […]

Fasolia (Bean Soup)

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

500gm cannellini/great northern beans 1/2 cup good quality olive oil 1 large onion 4 teaspoon garlic 3 large carrots 2 celery stalks?(more/less dependant on taste) 1 tin tomato puree 1/4 cup tomato paste 1-2 teaspoons oregano 1/2 pot of water Garnish/Serving: Cubed Feta Crusty Bread   Directions: Wash beans by placing in a bowl and […]

Moroccan Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks w/ Couscous

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

8 frenched lamb shanks 2 tbsp plain flour 1/4 cup olive oil 2 med brown onions chopped coarsely 3 garlic cloves 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander 1 cup dry red wine 2 tbsp honey 1 litre chicken stock 2 small sweet potatoes chopped coarsely. Toss lamb in flour. […]

Watermelon Curry

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Watermelon Curry. Half a small watermelon or quarter of a large one. 4 garlic cloves, crushed. 1 pinch turmeric powder. 1 tsp cumin seeds. 6 – 8 cardamom pods. 1 tsp hot chili powder. 1 cup coconut milk. Peel the watermelon and cut the flesh into bite-sized cubes. Fry the garlic, cumin seeds and cardamom […]

Top Secret Recipes (Soup Nazi’s Soup)

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Top Secret Recipes – Soup Nazi’s Soup (Seinfeld) The best thing about recipies is that while can be a trade secret? they can not be patented or copy written – this means once a trade secret leaks it can be spread around without the people spreading fearing any legal backlash (the person however who originally […]

Oven Baked Risotto with Chilli Pancetta, Mushrooms and Fresh Basil

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Easy oven baked risotto with chilli pancetta, mushrooms and fresh basil. Serving size: Serves 4 Cooking time: Less than 60 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 6 thin slices of chilli pancetta, cut into strips 1 clove garlic, crushed 100g Swiss brown mushrooms, cut into 4 slices 100g button mushrooms, […]

Saffron Butter Prawns

Saturday, October 21st, 2006

Saffron Butter Prawns Preparation time: 25 mins Cooking Time: 25 mins Serves 4 or more!!!!! 5g Saffron threads ? tsp salt 6 cloves garlic, pealed 1kg medium green prawns 125g cultured butter 2 red Serrano chillies, sliced (optional) BUTTER RICE 30g cultured butter 1 onion 1cup long grain rice (basmati) 1cup chicken stock 1cup white […]

Chicken Risotto with Mushroom and Bacon

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

Chicken Risotto with Mushroom and Bacon Ingredients Approx. 500gms of Chicken (Chicken Breast is best) Diced and cooked 2 tablespoons of olive oil 30 gms of butter 1 large onion chopped 1 clove garlic 400gms Bacon Bits 2 cups of Aberio rice 3 cups of Chicken Stock 1/4 cups white wine 1/4 cup water 2 […]

Lamb Rogan Josh – Curry (Hot) recpie

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

3tsp lemon juice 1 cup natural yoghurt (we used european style [creamier]) 1tsp salt 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2.5cm fresh root ginger finely grated 900g lean lamb fillet, cubed (we just bought lean diced lamb) 4tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2 bay leaves 4 green cardamom pods 1 onion, finely chopped 2 tsp […]