Month: April 2011

Naga Morich Chillis 2011 – Newest First

30-04-2011 29-04-2011 26-04-2011 20-04-2011 – At this point i put the lid on the mini propegator and put them outside, the temperature was a stable 20+ degrees mind you, I brought them back inside in the evening. 19-04-2011 – Replanted in the mini propegator above. 10-04-2011…

Quiche Lorraine with roasted tomatoes

Adapted from Gordon Ramsey, some of the temperatures were well off and have edited some of the other methods too http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/467628/gordons-quiche-lorraine-with-roasted-tomatoes Ingredients 3 large plum tomatoes , cut into quarters 200g pancetta , cut into lardons 1 tbsp olive oil 100g Gruyère , grated 5 eggs…

Simplest Tomato Sauce

This originally came from ‘The Silver Spoon’ the infamous Italian cookery book republished in the naughties. I like to make a batch up and then freeze it in portions ready for one use or another. This recipe is tiny, i.e. for one meal but all you…

Three Bean Pie

This is like the student classic ‘baked bean pie’ but with home made baked beans, this is good for 6 people. For the bean mix 3, 440g tins of beans such as haricot, borlotti, flageolet, cannellini A mirepoix of 1 onion, 1 carrott and a stick…

Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Lentil Soup

Adapted from Ian Cook on “Come Dine With Me” in Liverpool.   For the soup; 1 medium onion, finely diced 1 red pepper, finely diced 1 carrot, finely diced 10-20 sage leaves 1 butternut squash, cut into 2 inch chunks, that’s been roasted for 20 mins…

Cous Cous Salsa Salad

Feeds 8 or more as part of a bbq. 400g Cous Cous Enough good chicken stock to cover cous cous by 1cm Leave for 10 mins before fluffing it up with a fork Allow to cool and fluff up again. Add 8+ nice cherry tomatoes diced,…