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 →
Ingredients Prawns Mussels Squid rings Smoked pancetta 6 nests of tagliatelle (2 adults 2 kids and enough for second helpings ) 1 lemon zest and juice of 3 garlic cloves minced 1 teaspoon of onion powder 1 teaspoon of sea salt 2 teaspoons of cracked black pepper 1 shallot Half a jar of sundried tomatoes... Continue Reading →
Prawn with lemon spaghetti,courgette and cherry tomato
This is a gorgeous and fresh dish that will be on the table in less than twenty minutes . It is a staple in our house with everyone loving the big juicy prawns and lemony spaghetti. If you can try buy your prawns from a fishmonger, price wise I have found it works out more... Continue Reading →
Beef Bourguignon with Crispy baby potatoes
What I love about my beef bourguignon is the fact that it tastes better as the days goes on. You can batch cook and freeze this or have it on day one and three like we tend to do here. Serve with baby potatoes or roasted sweet potato wedges on the first day and rice... Continue Reading →
Sundried tomato and Chorizo stuffed chicken thighs with mediterranean tagliatelle
Ingredients Chicken thighs ( two per adult ,one per child) Sunndried tomatos half a jar Oil from the tomatoes jar Sundried tomato pesto Chorizo slices ( I used Supervalu's own range ) Tagliatelle pasta One chicken stock pot One courgette One red pepper Garlic granules Paprika Mixed mediterranean herbs tinfoil Method Roll out your skinless... Continue Reading →
Zesty basil and garlic hake with sundried tomato and corgette tagliatelle
Ingredients Serrano Ham Sundried tomato Corgette basil and garlic Pesto Lemon Zest and Juice of one lemon Garlic granules Chicken stock Pasta of choice Method Heat a fan oven to 180 degrees and place your hake fillets into the oven with some garlic,lemon zest and lemon juice drizzled over them and allow to... Continue Reading →
Mondays meals #22. Homemade fish,chips and smokey beans.
Ingredients Any cut of white fish -I generally buy what is on offer from my local Supervalu, generally cod or hake works best. Panko breadcrumbs egg garlic granules onion powder paprika tumeric Salt lemon pepper Zest of a lemon Lemon Rapeseed oil Potato of choice ( I generally use Roosters or Kerr pink) roughly peeled... Continue Reading →
Mondays meals #19 Sundried tomato,Chorizo and lemon crusted Hake with roasted baby potatoes
Ingredients Hake fillets - Chorizo sausage (half) Sun dried tomatoes -eight Wholemeal bread -I used the two ends of a Brennans be good sliced pan Two Lemons -zest of half Paprika Garlic granules Baby potatoes Asparagus Green beans Method Parboil your baby potatoes and then pop into a pre-heated oven( 180 degrees if using... Continue Reading →
Monday’s meals #15. Salt and Chilli prawns.
For my Irish readers I hope you have enjoyed your St.Patrick's day and the bank holiday weekend. We had our bacon ribs with cabbage and spuds and all plates were licked clean. If you have never had a bacon rib then you really are missing out, my mother made these weekly when I was growing... Continue Reading →