Tag Archives: Peppers

Chicken Chow Mein

I absolutely love this recipe as it can be adapted to use up almost any vegetable in the kitchen: instead of using bok choy, sugar snap peas could be used or green beans, cabbage, spinach or broccoli. Prawns instead of … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Noodle Salad

This is a really lovely salad to serve alongside chicken, meat or fish.   Alternatively, it is very tasty eaten on its own.   I quite like adding shredded chicken (the remains of a roast) to the salad and leaving everyone to … Continue reading

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Cod Fillets wrapped in Parma Ham with Mediterranean Vegetables

This is such a lovely, colourful and healthy way to serve up cod fillets and you can ring the changes by using different vegetables or pesto. My pieces of cod were quite large so I made four smaller fillets, used … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon, Vegetables and a Minty Yoghurt Dip

It must have been one of the hottest days of the year (so far) whilst our grand-daughter was staying with us.  After spending the morning on the beach we managed to persuade her to get some shade by sitting under … Continue reading

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Jambalaya

I hadn’t made Jambalaya for years and years – too many to remember!  Not sure what but something jogged my memory and I decided to make it as I knew my husband would love it with its mix of ingredients … Continue reading

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Sesame Ginger Beef with Sugarsnap Peas

Another delicious recipe for the slow cooker.   Hardly any preparation for this one except slicing the red pepper and mixing the liquids.   The beef was ‘melt-in-the-mouth’ which complimented the slight crunchiness of the sugar snap peas perfectly. I keep a … 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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Pineapple Salsa

Another dish I have been making for these glorious summer days is this pineapple salsa, which is so deliciously refreshing and goes with almost anything, fish, chicken, burgers etc.  It is also extremely tasty in wraps, especially baby gem lettuce … Continue reading

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Coconut Curry Prawn and Noodle Soup

This soup is a real meal in itself.  The flavours are superb and the coconut milk adds a wonderful smoothness. I was also pleased to find that I had all the ingredients to hand so was able to make this … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas with a difference!

I often make Chicken Fajitas using up left-over meat from a roast chicken so when I saw this recipe recently, I really wanted to try it out.  It seemed so easy to leave it bubbling away for seven hours in … Continue reading

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