Monthly Archives: September 2011

Spiced Plum Chutney

makes 12 standard 200ml jars Prep time 20 mins Cooking time 2 hours Ingredients  2.2 kg plums, quartered and stoned 600g onions, peeled and diced 320g stoned prunes, roughly chopped 4cm fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 600g soft … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Prawn Rice Paper Rolls

makes 8 prep time 20 mins Ingredients 100g cooked rice noodles 8 rice wrappers (22cm diameter) 8 large cooked prawns – peeled, deveined and cut in half 1  tbs chopped fresh Thai basil 3 tbs chopped fresh mint leaves 3 … Continue reading

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Spicy Red Pepper & Pear Soup

Serves 4 Prep time 30 mins Cook time 20 mins Ingredients 5 large red peppers, roasted, deseeded and sliced 1 small chilli deseeded and finely diced 1 clove garlic crushed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 medium onions white chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Roast Poussin With Baby Potatoes & Garlic

Serves 2 Prep time 15 mins Cooking time 45 mins Ingredients 1 spatchcocked poussin 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp chopped basil 1 tbsp chopped thyme 1 tbsp chopped rosemary salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 whole garlic bulbs, … Continue reading

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Asian Noodle Salad with Mango & Chilli Dressing

Ingredients 225g cooked rice noodles 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tsp Thai fish sauce juice of 1 lime 1 tsp clear honey 1 carrots shredded 150g baby watercress and rocket salad 20g fresh coriander, chopped 300g cooked peeled king … Continue reading

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Feta, Pea & Mint Salad

Serves 6 Prep time 15 mins Ingredients 200g podded fresh peas or frozen peas 200g watercress and rocket mix 200g baby spinach 100g pea shoots 2 cups mint leaves 200g feta Dressing 1 garlic clove, crushed with salt 2 tbs … Continue reading

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Damson Gin

Ingredients 500g of washed wild damsons 160g of white granulated sugar 75cl bottle of medium quality gin Sterilised 1 litre (at least) Le Parfait jar Method Wash the damsons well and prick each of them with a fork then add … Continue reading

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