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Lamb Rogan Josh & Naan Bread 2 hour method

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Ingredients:

  • x 1 Onion finely chopped
  • x 2 Garlic Cloves chopped
  • x 2 Potatoes cut in cubes
  • 600 g Lamb meat
  • x 2 Ripe tomatoes
  • x 2 Dried bay leaves
  • 125 g Full cream plain yogurt
  • 4 tsp. Coriander (ground)
  • 2 cm Peeled ginger
  • x 1 Canned Tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 2 Cups water
  • 2 tsp. Cumin (ground)
  • x 1 Bunch fresh coriander for garnish
  • x 2 tsp. Turmeric
  • x 1 tsp. Dried chilli flakes (depending on how hot you want your dish)
  • x 1 tsp. Paprika
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

Method:

Fry the onion, garlic and ginger in a pan with olive oil for 5-8 minutes.

Add 2 ripe tomatoes (cut up in small cubes.)

Add can tomatoes and potatoes.

Add full cream plain yogurt and 2 cups of water.

Now add the 600g lamb meat (cut up in cubes.)

Sprinkle the coriander, turmeric, cumin, paprika and bay leaves over.

Turn down the heat and let it simmer for 2 hours.

Leave the Coriander, salt, pepper and chilli flakes for garnish

Serve with fresh naan bread or basmati rice.

Enjoy

 

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Easy Homemade Basting Sauce

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Ingredients:

  • x 1 onion finely chopped
  • x 1 garlic clove
  • x 2 can tomatoes
  • 100g dried basil
  • 2 t sweet chilli
  • 3 tbsp. Flour
  • 125g Xylitol
  • Salt & Pepper

Method:

Fry Onion and Garlic until browned

Add tomatoes, basil, sweet chilli and Salt & Pepper for taste

Simmer for 10min on very low heat until it thickens, if it is too thick you can always add a little boiled water.

Works great with Bolognaise or Pizza

Enjoy

 

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Traditional Malva Pudding

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Ingredients:

  • 150g Sugar or Xylitol
  • x 2 Large Eggs
  • x 2 t Apricot Jam
  • 200g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 3 tbsp.Butter (melted)
  • 250ml Milk
  • pinch of salt

Method:

Beat sugar, eggs and apricot jam together.

Add the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt

Mix butter and milk in, do not over mix it will lose its rising-ness

Bake the mixture at 180”degrees for 30 minutes.

While you are waiting for the Malva pudding prepare your sauce

Sauce Ingredients:

180g Sugar or Xylitol

2 tsp. Vanilla Essence

200ml  milk evaporated (can)

3 tsp. Butter

250ml Cream

Method:

Mix all the ingredients in a pan until everything is melted, when Malva Pudding is ready

pour hot sauce over, the sauce will soak into the hot malva pudding.

 

Enjoy with Ice Cream or Cream and Custard.

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Healthy Green Curry

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Ingredients & Method :

  • 1cm peeled ginger
  • x2 chillies finely chopped
  • x1 onion chopped
  • x1 garlic clove
  • 40ml olive oil or coconut oil
  • put this in a blender or mash until it becomes a paste, fry in the pan for about 5min
  • add Black Pepper
  • 250ml Coconut Milk
  • 20ml cumin
  • x4 baby potatoes chopped
  • 10ml turmeric
  • 250ml green peas (frozen)
  • Simmer for 25min low heat
  • Depending what meat you use add meat
  • I am using ostrich that dries out quickly but if you want to use white meat instead
  • add the meat earlier.
  • Then add
  • 20ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 30ml Soy Sauce

 

Serve this dish with Egg Noodles or Basmati Rice

Enjoy

 

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Tuna Fishcakes for everyone!

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Ingredients:

  • Tuna Fillet chopped or x2 cans tuna
  • 30g Parsley
  • x 1 tomato pilchards
  • x 1 onion chopped
  • x 3 slices of bread (white/brown)
  • x 2 large eggs
  • x 1 egg white
  • x 2 Potatoes (cooked)
  • 10ml cumin
  • chopped spring onion for flavour
  • 4 tsp. chutney
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 250g Bread Crumbs
  • 100 ml olive oil (cooking oil)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Seasoning of your choice ( chilli flakes)

 

Method:

Mix all your ingredients together in a big bowl, break the bread into small pieces and make sure onion is chopped into small pieces, do not mix the 250g bread crumbs,  x1 egg white and olive oil into your mix.

If your fishcake mix feels too runny you can add flour in.

Make them as big as you like and in whatever size you prefer.

whisk your egg white in a seperate bowl, dip the cakes in the egg white and then dip it into

your 250g bread crumbs, add the cakes to the pan with the hot oil in it. Make sure to heat the oil before you add your cakes.

Fry fishcakes for 5min depending on the heat of your oil, remember all the ingredients in your fishcake is cooked you are just frying it to get the crumbs brown and crispy.

Enjoy your fishcakes with salad or mash and roasted veg.

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Easy Ginger Biscuits

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Ingredients:

  • 120 g Golden Syrup or Honey
  • 3 tsp. Ginger ( ground)
  • 250g Self Raising Flour
  • 120g Melted Margarine or Butter
  • 100g Castor Sugar

Method:

Mix all the ingredients together

Make the ginger biscuits any shape

Place on an oven tray

Remember to line tray with baking paper or margarine

Bake for 20min 180 degrees, until light brown

Enjoy

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quick NACHO LIBRE

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Ingredients:

  • x 2 cups Doritos
  • x 1 can tomato salsa
  • x 1 Avo
  • 125g baked beans
  • 125g Cream cheese
  • 200g cubed chicken
  • 80g chopped bacon
  • x 1 cup Mozzarella
  • 10ml Lemon Juice
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 20ml olive oil or coconut oil

Method:

Fry your chicken cubes and chopped bacon in a pan.

Use an ovenproof bowl and first add your nacho chips for the bottom layer.

Add the Chicken and Bacon

Add Salsa and Beans

Drizzle the lemon juice over and add pinch of salt & pepper or any other seasoning you prefer.

Grate the Mozzarella cheese over the Nacho Bowl

Bake at 180 degrees for 10min until cheese melts, you can switch grill on for a few seconds if you want the cheese more crispy.

Lastly add the cream cheese and mashed avo over your nachos.

Enjoy

 

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