Lemon and Lime Chicken with egg rice

SAUCE INGREDIENTS Lemon juice and zest ofLime juice and zest ofhoney 2 tbspSoy sauce 2 tbpsWhite wine vinegar or chinese rice wine 2 tbpschinese five spice 2 tspgarlic cloves mincedonion powder 1 tspcornflour approx 2 to 3 tbpsSweet chilli sauce 2 tbps or just chilli flakes if going for less sweet sauceCracked black pepperChicken stock... Continue Reading →

Sweet and sour chicken

It has taken me the guts of a year to perfect my fakeaway sweet and sour chicken dish and tonight I finally did it so I rushed to write it down straight after dinner with my belly smiling . When I'm told by the family its better than the Chinese I know its a good... Continue Reading →

Lemon and garlic crab claws and prawns tagliatelle

IngredientsCrab clawsPrawns deveined Lemon (zest of and juice of)One onion choppedTwo courgettes choppedRapeseed oilTagliatelle pastaThree garlic cloves gratedTwo chicken stock pots ( mixed with 1 l.5itre of water and 1 with 250ml of water)Tin of plum tomatoes ( cherry would be lovely too)Garlic granulesmediterranean herbsLemon pepperSaltMethod Defrost your fish if required in cold water and... Continue Reading →

Beef and mushroom in oyster sauce with noodles

Ingredients400g of diced beef, or sirloin beef stripscornflouroyster sauce 3 to 4 tablespoonsdark soy sauce 3 tablespoonssesame oil for cooking and for garnish before servingsesame seedsmushrooms choppedOne onion finely choppedgreen beanscourgette choppedOne nest of noodles per two adults,chicken stock pot 1 litrebeef stock pot 500mlchinese five spice 2 teaspoonsgarlic granules 1 teaspoononion powder 1 teaspoonspring... Continue Reading →

Sweet and sticky slowcooker homemade bbq chicken wings

Balsamic vinegar 6 tablespoons1 chicken stock potTomato sauce 4 tablespoonsHoney 4 to 6 tablespoonsWorcestestershire sauce 6 tablespoonsBrown sugar 3 tablespoonsWholegrain mustard 2 tablespoonsCrushed chilli flakes 1 teaspoonGarlic granules 4 teaspoonsOnion salt 3 teaspoonsGround black pepper 2 teaspoonsSmoked paprika 4 teaspoonsCayenne pepper 1 teaspoonPaprika 2 teaspoonsHoney & Tomato sauce- extra for adding mid way through the... Continue Reading →

Griddled sesame prawns and courgette in a sticky oyster sauce

I cook this in the griddle pan as I love the texture of the courgette and prawn in this dish but its as easy to cook in a wok or pan.¬†IngredientsPrawnsSesame seedsSesame oilGarlic oilchinese five spicegarlic powderonion powdersoy sauce 3 tablespoonsginger choppedoyster sauce 3 tablespoonsfish sauce 1 tablespooncourgettesasparagustenderstem brocollionionHalf a lemons juice MethodPart steam your... Continue Reading →

The helicopter

Its late, dusk is closing in darkness is coming, Most are winding down for the night Eyes are being rubbed whilst pyjamas are put on And cuddles have been given. Words are exchanged, some full of love, some full of anger And some never talk, some words go unspoken.   A hum in the distance,... Continue Reading →

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