Category Archives: Supper

Middle Eastern Yoghurt Chicken

Sumac is ground from bright red berries, is very versatile and widely used in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cooking.  It has a slight lemony, sour tang and adds a glorious colour to any dish.  It pairs especially well with vegetables, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Carrot Fritters

Adding a little chilli and cumin powder to these fritters gives a really nice ‘bite’ and flavour to them and the spices can be adjusted according to taste. The finished mix needs to be wet but not overly-so, so depending … Continue reading

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Steak with a Ginger Asparagus Mushroom Medley

This is a simple, yet really tasty dish.  The ginger gives such a wonderful flavour to the vegetables yet the full taste of the beautiful steak shines through and the tomatoes add just a touch of sharp sweetness.  No sauce … Continue reading

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Winter-warming Beef and Chestnut Stew

Another good recipe for the slow-cooker.  I’m not sure where I got this recipe from but I have been making it for years; originally on the hob and in the oven, but last year I graduated it to my slow-cooker … Continue reading

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How do you like your eggs?

I’m not an ‘eggy’ person unless it is a frittata, but my husband drools at the thought of them – he loves them so much and often has them for breakfast after his bircher.   If he makes his own breakfast, … Continue reading

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Beef Enchiladas

Enchiladas – the Mexican equivalent of a lasagne (or so some say) can be filled with many different ingredients;  chicken, turkey, beef, cheese, beans, vegetables and so on.  Some recipes include lots of sauce, but some are more like this … Continue reading

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Charred Avocado and Eggs

A big, big, big thank you to Jamie Oliver for this fantastic recipe.  Although he calls it a ‘brekkie’ recipe, it is also ideal for brunch, tea or supper.  My husband would eat it any time of the day as … Continue reading

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