Toulouse Sausage & Bean Cassoulet
Fashionably French, a teasing medley of vegetables, herbs and sautéed sausage meat.
One of our old favourites brought back to life, a hearty eat with cannellini and haricot beans, fennel, thyme and parsley, bursting with French flavours.Learn More –
Bask in the Keralan sunshine with this mystical mix of South Indian spices, crushed tomato and a hint of chilli
Bursting with vibrant South Indian flavour, a beautifully silky combination of crushed tomato, chilli and Indian spices.Learn More –
An exotic adventure, where coconut is seduced by chilli and lemongrassLearn More –
POSTED TO NEWS ON - 10th December 2013 - 11.46AM
It’s December so I think it’s officially OK to mention Christmas. In England, it’s the one time of the year when spices are commonplace, in most if not all households. The standard would be cloves to stud the ham, or orange pomanders to flood the house with that lovely uplifting Christmassy scent. Perhaps spice biscuits for the tree: the spices that we most associate with Christmas are those heady fragrant, warming ones – cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and allspice (not to be confused ...
POSTED TO NEWS ON - 6th November 2013 - 1.56PM
In stark contradiction to the general tone of things at this time of year, I have not yet embraced the sausage and bean stews, the pies and the roasts (don’t get me wrong, all have their place); instead I am stuck, like a record on repeat on Asian inspired salads. We’re not talking about a saucer of seaweed that you might pop on the side; I’m talking hefty, salads chock full of goodness and tangy, spiced dressings to bring them to life. I say they are ‘inspired’ by Asian flavours, b...
POSTED TO NEWS ON - 1st October 2013 - 1.41PM
My version of Thai hot and sour soup/ Tom Yum soup/ ‘put that cold back where it came from’ soup It’s that time of year, I’m not quite able to let go of summer and take the knowing leap into autumn and winter; the change of season tends to bring about a physical and emotional deluge. ‘Back to school’ colds and the cyclical feelings that are associated with days getting shorter and the beginning of a new a year. Such feelings sometimes create unrest and dischord (I have no idea why t...
POSTED TO RECIPE WALL ON - 11th February 2013 - 2.44PM
For Basic Pancakes (8-10). . 100g Plain Flour. 2 Eggs. 300ml Semi – skimmed milk. Pinch salt. 1tbsp Vegetable oil plus extra for frying. (chopped coriander or spring onions can be also added). 100g Diced Cooked Ham. 20g Chopped Spring Onion. 1 Whole Diced/ De Seeded Tomato. 1 Pot Glorious Smokin Jalapeno Sauce
POSTED TO RECIPE WALL ON - 4th October 2012 - 12.11PM
1 Onion. 1 or 2 carrots. Chicken or Vegetable Stock. 2 x 400g tins of ChickPeas. 1-2 Tbs Harrisa - home made is best. 1-2 Tbs Cumin - preferably freshly roasted and ground seed, but powder will be ok. Salt to taste
POSTED TO RECIPE WALL ON - 29th June 2012 - 10.35PM
â€¢ 2 tbsp vegetable oil. â€¢ 125ml maple syrup or golden syrup. â€¢ 2 tbsp honey. â€¢ 1 tbs vanilla extract / essence. â€¢ 300g oats. â€¢ 50g sunflower seeds. â€¢ 4 tbsp sesame seeds. â€¢ 50g pumpkin seeds. â€¢ 100g flaked almonds. â€¢ Handful of your favourite nuts. â€¢ 100g dried berries (find them in the baking aisle). â€¢ 50g coconuts flakes or desiccated coconut. â€¢ Cinnamon and nutmeg 1 tablespoon of each. â€¢ Handful of crushed Ore...