Recipe for Caribbean inspired chicken curry

Ingredients 8 chicken thighs (or breasts, whichever you prefer) 2 limes 300ml chicken stock Fresh or dried thyme 2 bay leaves 1 large sweet potato 1 large potato 100g of diced pineapple 1tsp rum 2 spring onions Parsley 1 onion 4 cloves of garlic 15g of fresh ginger 2 chillies (add more if you preferContinue reading “Recipe for Caribbean inspired chicken curry”

Recipe for risotto

Ingredients Risotto rice (arborio rice) Half a white onion 1 tbsp of butter One stock cube (whichever flavour you prefer, I normally use chicken) A cup of white wine Juice of one lemon Dried or fresh oregano Peas (optional) Trout (optional) Chilli (optional) Spring onion (optional) Method Heat the butter in a pan and fryContinue reading “Recipe for risotto”

Recipe for Singapore noodles

Ingredients (feeds two) Two nests of dried noodles Vegetable oil One onion One pepper Two spring onions One small carrot Two cloves of garlic One tbsp of curry powder two eggs A splash of light soy sauce Sugar Method Cook the noodles according to the packet (usually by boiling) and leave to one side. ChopContinue reading “Recipe for Singapore noodles”

Recipe for the viral Tik Tok pasta

If you use Tik Tok you’ll have definitely seen this pasta on so many peoples pages! It’s a really easy recipe and you can add/alter it in so many different ways but here is the base of it! I’ll add a little note at the end with ideas to pimp your pasta up! Ingredients RigatoniContinue reading “Recipe for the viral Tik Tok pasta”

Recipe for Bakewell tarts

Ingredients 200g plain flour 100g butter + 120g butter for filling 120g caster sugar 1 egg 100g ground almonds 90g cherry jam 200g icing sugar 12 glacé cherries Method Dice 100g of butter and add to a bowl with 200g of plain flour. Rub together with the tips of your fingers until the mixture formsContinue reading “Recipe for Bakewell tarts”

Raspberry and gin panna cotta

Ingredients 600ml of double cream 50ml of gin (I used lemon but you could use any flavour you like) 1tbsp of caster sugar 1tsp vanilla essence 5 gelatine leaves (soaked in cold water) 400g of fresh raspberries Fresh fruit and brownies to serve (optional) Method Blitz the raspberries until completely smooth and pass through aContinue reading “Raspberry and gin panna cotta”

Recipe for apple crumble flapjacks

Ingredients One large cooking apple One cinnamon stick 100g caster sugar/brown sugar 50g butter 100g plain flour 250g oats 120g butter 120g light brown sugar/caster sugar 3tbsp golden syrup Icing sugar (to serve/optional) Method Preheat the oven to 180degrees. Chop the apple into small cubes and place in a large pan with a splash ofContinue reading “Recipe for apple crumble flapjacks”

Recipe for homemade banoffee pie

Ingredients 150g butter 200g digestive biscuits 400g of dulce de leche (found in tins) 3 bananas (ripened) 300ml double cream 1tbsp icing sugar Cocoa powder / grated chocolate(for dusting) Method Melt the butter in the microwave (10 seconds at a time until melted). Crush the biscuits until they resemble fine crumbs. You can do thisContinue reading “Recipe for homemade banoffee pie”

Toad in the hole

Ingredients 12 sausages (meat or veggie) One large onion Dried thyme Salt and pepper to season 140g plain flour 4 large eggs 200ml of milk Vegetable oil Method Preheat the oven to 200degrees Heat up an oven proof dish with a little oil in. Crack the four eggs into a bowl and incorporate the flourContinue reading “Toad in the hole”

Recipe for sprinkle sponge

Ingredients 200g butter 175g caster sugar 1tsp vanilla essence 3 medium eggs 200g self raising flour 300g icing sugar 2/3 tbsp milk Multi-coloured sprinkles/hundreds and thousands Method Preheat the oven to 160degrees and grease your preferred baking tin. Cream the butter and sugar together until pale, light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at aContinue reading “Recipe for sprinkle sponge”