Hoisin Chicken

I rustled this up one afternoon when I had some chicken thighs to use up.It was a throw it in cupboard store ingredients. Well it made my day when my foodie daughter Mica and hubby both commented how delicious it was! And it was! There was lovely juices in the tray which went beautifully with…

Kaffir, Lime and Green Chilli Chicken

Kaffir, lime and green chilli chicken.This is a sublime dish. Great in summer but I just fancied it.It’s about lime, kaffir lime. I have adapted the recipe using kaffir leaves and regular lemon as we can’t get the limes here for the zest. It tastes amazing, heady kaffir fragrance, tangy lemon and chilli hit.All three…

Garlic, Lemon and Chilli Chicken Thighs

When you start with a recipe but over time it evolves so much you forget what the original dish was!It’s become a garlic lemon chicken that’s spicy and very flavoursome! I think it’s delicious, my daughter loves it and she says it tastes like a curry but she thinks it reminds her of many dishes…

Brussels Sprouts niramish

When you have an abundance of sprouts post Xmas this goes down well…I make it as soon as they come into season just for a change. I love Brussels sprouts! This is lovely with dhal but I can find use for it in toasties or spring rolls!Try it, go on! Ingredients:2 tbsp Ghee2 tbsp oil2…

Garlic Carrots Bhaji

This wonderful side dish is a must for garlic lovers.It’s simple, quick and easy.8 ingredients and done! INGREDIENTS; 6 large carrots julienned or cut into matchsticks.4 big cloves garlic minced.3 tbsp oil1 tsp Salt1/2 tsp Sugar1 level tsp tumeric3 fresh green chillies slit.1 dried red chilli. Torn up. METHOD: Heat oil till hot.Add red dried…

Chicken Bhuna with Cabbage

INGREDIENT: 750 gms boneless chicken thighs cut into bitesize piecesHalf white cabbage head cut into just over 2inch squares 3 med Onions, chopped really fine2 tbsp Ginger and Garlic paste3 fresh medium tomatoes blended2 or 3 Green chillies chopped2 tsp Red chilli powder3 tsp Coriander powder2 tsp Cumin powder1 tsp tumeric1/2 tsp Garam masalaVeg oil…

Turkey Pakoras

My brother used to make these Xmas day with leftovers to nibble on with our drinks!We always had a huge turkey as the best was the treats from leftovers!Sudip made the PakorasSushil made the customary bhunaRest of us ate, drank and made Merry!Good old days🥰I still make these, throughout the year using leftover roast! INGREDIENTS:…

Hot and Spicy Chicken Wings

This is a bit of a fusion recipe.I usually blast the wings in my instant pot or steam them till just over half done before marinading. This stops them drying out when cooking and juicy!Keep the steaming/hot pot juices and water as it makes a great stock. After you have steamed them mix all the…

Halloumi

Halloumi my way!This squeaky delight has been my household favourite and each member has their own dish they make. What’s spectacular is that it’s just divine simply dry fried on its own!My daughter makes a delicious Halloumi fajita style dish, we devour it!This is how I like it and repeatedly make it! Sliced onions, red…

Honey Mustard Chicken

Sometimes you want to have something a little different… The original recipes I found too sweet for me. I adapted it!I’ve added elements that are bolder and with it it builds the character of the dish for me giving it more heat and depth.It’s not a dish for everybody but if you like Zing, Tang…