Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2012’

  • Spinach Salad With Strawberries and Nuts

    Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Nuts

    Leafy green vegetables like spinach have a delicate texture and provide more nutrients than most other food, especially when used fresh, steamed, or quickly boiled.  This salad is delicious. Serves 4 to 6. Ingredients 8 ounces fresh torn spinach or baby spinach 1 1/2 to 2 …

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  • Grilled Radicchio Salad Recipe

    Grilled Radicchio Salad

    Radicchio looks like a small head of red cabbage.  It’s actually not a cabbage, but a chicory, and it has a just slightly bitter, crisp taste.  Raw chopped radicchio you often find in packet salad mixes. But here’s the cool thing.  Radicchio is outstanding grilled. …

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  • Egg Fried Rice

    Egg-fried Rice

    Ingredients 1 egg 2 tsp sesame oil 2 tbsp vegetable oil 200g long-grain rice (uncooked weight), cooked and left to go cold 100g frozen peas, defrosted (rinse under warm water to do this quickly) 4 spring onions, finely chopped 100g beansprouts (optional) 1-2 tsp soy …

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  • Sage Pork Chops

    Sage Pork Chops

    The strong flavour of sage means that a little goes a long way.  Sage goes well with pork, beef, duck and chicken recipes, and fatty meats in particular. Ingredients 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons of chopped fresh sage or 1 teaspoon dried sage 1 teaspoon …

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  • Thyme Marinated Chicken

    Thyme Marinated Chicken

    Marinating budget-friendly chicken pieces in herb-laced lemon juice, white wine, and oil allows this flavorful thyme chicken recipe to stay juicy through the cooking process.  Make it a full meal by adding a fresh, garden salad, baguettes, and grilled fruit with creme fraiche. Ingredients 1kg …

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  • Lamb Stew with Rosemary

    Lamb Stew with Rosemary

    Rosemary is the prime herb in this hearty lamb stew which includes potatoes, carrots, tomatoes, and green beans. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Olive oil 12 white pickling onions, peeled 1.8kg neck and shank of lamb, cut into 2- or 3-inch pieces (with bones) 2 Bay leaves 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic …

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  • Warm Rocket salad

    Warm Rocket salad

    Warm rocket salad with red onions, Pancetta, Olive oil, Fresh Thyme,Pinenuts, Pinch of Salt, fresh Rocket leaves, Balsamic vinegar and Parmesan shavings. Ingredients 2 medium red onions 8 whole rashers Pancetta or smoked streaky bacon Olive oil 4 sprigs of Fresh Thyme or Marjoram 1/2 …

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  • Hummus

    Hummus with Parsley

    Delicious hummus can be served with Whole Wheat Pita Chips or to complement a variety of meals. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans) drained and rinsed; or pre-cooked chickpeas 1/2 cup chopped parsley (pack parsley into half-cup measure, then chop in food processor) 1 teaspoon …

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  • Focaccia Bread

    Focaccia Bread

    Delicious Focaccia bread with herb oil.  You will need at least 24 hours because the dough stands overnight.  You can also use any combination of herbs like basil, parsley, oregano, tarragon, rosemary, thyme, coriander and sage. Ingredients for the Bread 5 cups bread flour 2 …

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  • Chocolate Mint Mousse

    Chocolate Mint Mousse

    Serves 2 Ingredients 100g plain dark chocolate 2 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon instant good quality coffee 1 teaspoon freshly chopped mint, either Moroccan, Spearmint or Curly. Whipped cream for decoration 4 whole mint leaves Directions Melt chocolate in the microwave or double saucepan. When smooth …

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