Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

December 28, 2011 Pasta with Roasted Vegetables is easy to make and low in fat.  You can use the vegetables and pasta of your choice. A good tasty lunch or supper dish. Ingredients 8 oz. Rigatoni, Mostaccioli, or other medium pasta shape, uncooked 1 pound fresh mixed vegetablesof your choice such as: (green beans, red onions, sugar snap {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Indian Chicken Curry

October 28, 2011 Indian Chicken Curry this is a very easy and quick to make recipe but still gives all the flavours of a traditional Indian curry. Ingredients 2 lb. chicken cut into bite sized chunks ¼ tsp. garlic powder ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. ground cloves ½ tsp. ground ginger ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tbsp {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Ragù di carne – Bolognese Meat Sauce

September 28, 2011 Ragù di carne or Bolognese Meat Sauce this is a classic recipe from northern Italy and can be served with the pasta of your choice.  It is easy to make although the cooking time is quite long.  This dish freezes well. Ingredients 500 g (1.1 lb) Minced beef 80 ml (3 fl oz) Extra virgin {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Pepper Sauce

September 25, 2011 Pepper Sauce a useful sauce to serve with many dishes such as Steaks, Chicken and the German dishes Frikadellen and Potato Dumplings.  This recipe calls for green peppercorns but you can use any colour peppercorns or even a mixture. Ingredients 2.5ml/½tbsp vegetable oil 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped 150ml/5fl oz dry white wine {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Creamed Baby Carrots

September 5, 2011 Creamed Baby Carrots are a good accompaniment to serve with any meat or fish dish and you can substitute the carrots for leeks, potatoes or use the cream sauce for serving with fish or meat dishes. Ingredients A bundle of fresh baby carrots 1 oz butter 1 egg yolk 2 fl oz double  cream Salt {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Red Pepper and Coconut Pasta Sauce

Sauces and Dips
July 19, 2011 Red Pepper and Coconut Pasta Sauce Ingredients 2 Red bell peppers 2 Shallots Large clove of Garlic 1 teaspoon of dried ginger Chilli flakes (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Small can of coconut cream or coconut milk and double cream. In a blender blitz together the peppers shallots, garlic and ginger add salt and {Tags: , } {More...}