Kofta meatballs and couscous

  Kofta meatballs and couscous 1 tbsp oili pkt kofta mix spices200 g couscous500 g mince beef Add the kofta mix to the mince beef in a bowl until evenly distributed.Divide the mixture into 16 pieces rolling each into an oval shape.Add oil to a sauce pan. Fry them in the pan until they are

Arrabbiata Pasta

Arrabbiata Pasta 6 tbsp olive oil1 chilli1 handful basil leaves600 g chopped tomatoes/passata mix400 g Pasta40 g Parmesan shavings Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Add the chilli and garlic to the pan. After about a minute, add the basil leaves and gently wilt them in the flavoured oil.Remove the garlic, basil and

Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto

  Roasted butternut squash risotto 1 kg butternut squash3 tbsp olive oil11/2 l vegetable stock300 g risotto rice50 g parmesan cheese1 small glass white wine[optional]1 small chopped onion50 g margarine or butter1 bunch sage leaves if desired Heat the oven to 200c/gas 7. Toss the squash in the oil and scatter on to a baking

Double crust apple pie

Double crust apple pie 500 g baking apples - peeled, cored and sliced250 g eating apples- peeled cored and sliced30 g castor sugar2 tbsp water1 pack of puff pastry or short crust pastrymilk for glazing Place the apples in a pan with the water and sugar. Cook stirring gently until they are softened. Taste for

Roast chicken

  Roast chicken 1 whole chickeni whole garlic clove1 tbsp herbs- thyme or crushed bay leaves1 tsp salt and black pepper85 g butter Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark 6.Remove the cloves of garlic from their skins and crush using a garlic press. Place in a small bowl with the butter and season with salt

Apple and Pork burger

Apple and pork burger 350 g pork sausage meat1 onion1 egg1 grated apple1 tsp oil1 tsp herbs- mixed herbs/sage Finely chop the onion and lightly fry off the onion in the oil.Mix together all the other ingredients including the onion. If it is not pulling together add some breadcrumbs to help bind it.Shape into small

Katsu Curry and rice

  Katsu curry 1 jar Katsu curry sauce240g rice2 chicken pieces100 g plain flour4 eggs200 g breadcrumbs150 ml vegetable oilsalad leaves Split the chicken fillets in half lengthways. Coat in the flour and then soak each piece in egg. Dip into the breadcrumbs. [grated bread or ready made crumbs]Pan fry the chicken until it is

Vegetable Shepherds Pie

  Vegetable Shepherds Pie 1 tbsp oil1 leek2 carrots150 g mushrooms1 garlic clove400 g pulses400 g chopped tomatoes400 ml vegetable stock1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce1 tbsp soy sauce1 kg potatoes- sweet or white1 clove garlic Add oil to pan, add the chopped leek. Fry until they soften. Add chopped carrots, chopped mushrooms, and garlic.Add any fresh

Turkey Pilaf

  Turkey Pilaf 500 g shredded cooked turkey2 cloves garlicbunch fresh parsley or 2 tblsp dried parsley1 tin chickpeas1 stock cube150 g basmati rice50 g frozen peas100 g sweetcorn Peel the onion and finely slice with the garlic, then peel and halve the carrot lengthways and finely slice at an angle. Pick the parsley leaves

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