This is a cottage pie but using mediterranean flavours and chicken/turkey mince mix for a healthier pie. Paprika, garlic, white wine, tomatoes and herbs make up the base of this dish. Easy to cook, lighter than regular cottage pie. The pie is topped with a creamy parmesan mash, and breadcrumbs just to make this extra … Continue reading Mediterranean ‘Cortijo’ pie
‘Bhuna’ is actually a cooking technique not a curry; meat and spices are fried at a hot temperature. My recipe reduces onions and tomatoes in Ghee along with spices, with this reduction the oils separate and create a thick gravy. The chicken is marinated overnight and cooked in this sauce, with added fennels seeds to … Continue reading Chicken Bhuna
Many would turn their noses up to offal, which is such a shame as if cooked well it can be very tasty. I love liver, even as a kid I found it tasty; yes I was a weird child but it was a favourite of mine. I have cooked this for friends who were determined … Continue reading Chicken Liver Risotto
This was a lockdown Tagine, using ingredients I had in the cupboards. It is similar to another recipe I would make using apricots and rosemary. Simple ingredients, easy recipe, amazing taste. Ingredients: 25g salted butter 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 large red apple, cored and cut into wedges (I removed the skin because of #crohns … Continue reading Chicken, Apple & Rosemary Tagine
Here in Spain there are lots of beautiful lemon trees; my aunt grows some huge juicy fruits. It is always a case of “What can we make with them?” I made this curry and slow-cooked it so you can eat the lemons within it. It is a hot curry and very zingy, not for the … Continue reading Lemon Chicken Curry
This Chicken Noodle Soup, it super tasty, yet healthy, no oils or butter used here. Especially good if you are feeling under the weather. Simple to make and full of veggies….super healthy and great if you have #crohns It tastes kind of like a roast dinner in a bowl! I seriously can’t eat enough of … Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup
恭喜发财 / 恭喜發財 GŌNGXǏ FĀCÁI / KUNG HEI FAT CHOI Sticky, sweet and aromatic wings! 500g chicken wings, halved 3 garlic cloves grated 40g ginger grated 1 red chilli chopped, remove seeds if you don’t like too much heat 1 tbsp. tomato paste 1 tsp five spice paste (you can use the powder if you can’t find … Continue reading Chinese style chicken wings
My version of this popular curry, it is creamy and spicy and the chicken should be cooked to be succulent and juicy. You can adjust the heat to your taste, and as it is a creamy curry you can make this very mild if needed. My recipe is a medium heat. You can make a … Continue reading Chicken Tikka Masala
My mums recipe for chicken curry. Sadly, we lost her over 10 years ago, born in India and travelled to the UK at 12 years old, she became a fantastic cook and her curries were excellent. I found an old email she sent me when I first moved to London with the basic ingredients of … Continue reading Mum’s style Chicken Curry
This curry is that tasty you cannot stop eating it!! I always loved satay as I love peanuts and you can use the basis of this recipe to make chicken satay skewers and cook it on a BBQ!! Satay Marinade: 200g Smooth Peanut Butter 7 Tbsp Light Soy Sauce 7 Tbsp Lime Juice 1 Tbsp Brown … Continue reading Chicken Satay Curry
A lentil and lemon flavoured soup like curry.
I have been making satay skewers and satay curry for years but recently tried the recipe out on chicken wings. They’re great, good to have a zingy citrus taste and a slight spice. You can however adapt it to your own taste, just whizz up the marinade and taste it, add extra chilli for heat, … Continue reading SATAY CHICKEN WINGS
This soup is creamy and aromatic and very low fat. Inspired by my travels and my time at a cookery school in Thailand. Stock: 10 Chicken thighs 1 Lemon grass stick, bashed 2 thick sliced of Galangal or ginger 2 cloves of garlic, peeled 2 Star anise 6 whole cloves 1 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. … Continue reading Chicken Laksa style soup
This Ragu uses lean mince meat, it is light and tasty, and super quick to cook. Serves 4 1 tbsp olive oil 500g chicken/turkey mince mix, you can also just use one or the other 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, grated and chopped 2 large cloves of garlic, grated or crushed sea salt cracked black … Continue reading Chicken & Turkey Ragu
This is a lovely summery dish, tangy from the lemons, and pretty healthy. You can swap the orzo for rice if you can’t find it, or you can just make the bake with vegetables. Ingredients ½ chicken chopped, skin removed 1 onion diced 1 celery diced 2 carrots diced 2 garlic grated 1” ginger skin … Continue reading Chicken, Lemon and Rosemary Orzo bake
I have been making this dressing for a long time, it is so delicious and creamy, the mango really makes it. In Spain there is a curry Mango bottled mayonnaise sauce which what I was inspired by those years ago. My original recipe used macadamia nuts, this recipe has cashews….you can choose either. Both are … Continue reading Grilled Chicken with a creamy curried Mango & cashew dressing
This is a copy of the chilli chicken from Wasabi, it is my guilty pleasure which I often miss eating when away from London, so I decided to recreate it. This ‘Fakeaway’ for me became better than the original, purely because sometimes they make it far too spicy and I am often sat with a … Continue reading Sweet Chilli Chicken
These wings are sticky, sweet and sour. They are perfect served as a starter or as side dish to a curry, also they are amazing cooked on a BBQ. This sourness comes from the tamarind and lime. Tasty and more-ish. Serves 2-4 (depending on what course it is) 14 chicken wings 3 tbsp. tamarind paste … Continue reading Tamarind Sticky Wings
Chicken wings with tandoori marinade and tikka masala dip
Sticky, spicy and sweet chicken thighs.
This is my version of a Vietnamese pho soup, clean fresh and healthy. Double cooked broth with which ever veggies you like. I did not add sugar into mine as wanted this as clean as possible. 2 pints of chicken stock (I cooked chicken wings with onion, carrot, celery and bay leaf for an hour, … Continue reading Vietnamese Chicken Pho
Simple tasty stew with chicken, rosemary and pears.
Satay chicken, easy marinade and tasty. Bbq or oven bake.
This is a spicy chicken that is juicy and succulent, it has Portuguese flavours. You can cook this using a full chicken or chicken pieces. Perfect for a Summer BBQ. Marinade 80g tin of roasted peppers and the liquid 1½ tbsps molasses 120 ml red wine vinegar 3 garlic cloves, peeled 2 tsps dried oregano … Continue reading PORTUGUESE STYLE CHICKEN
I was lucky enough to travel around Thailand a few years ago, and as I LOVE Thai food I decided to visit a cookery school. There they taught us how to make authentic Thai curry pastes and curries and we got to pick out all of our fresh ingredients from the local markets, it was … Continue reading Thai Green Chicken Curry
My good ol’ faithful spicy chicken and turkey meatballs, cooked in a rich and spicy tomato sauce. I would usually use Turkey mince on its own for this recipe, but could only get hold of this mix, either way is fine. This mince is healthier and more succulent than beef. 500g chicken/turkey mince mix, mashed … Continue reading Spicy Chicken and Turkey Meatballs
Dencontructed Chicken Kiev, a one pot dish, so easy to make. Mop it up with bread or dip in some fries.
I like to use chicken and turkey mince for meatballs as they make such juicy balls and are also low in fat. The texture is different to beef and the taste is great. A slightly healthier option. The pesto holds the balls together, so need to use eggs. The sauce is rich and the vine … Continue reading Chicken and turkey meatballs in a rich tomato sauce