A Indian recipe from ” New Covent Garden Book of Soups”.
A recipe i found in ” River Cottage Good Comfort” by Hugh Fearnley- Whittingstall. In this book he tweaks many favourite recipes to make them healthier for us.
I saw this recipe from ” THe Pigs in Blankets Cookbook” from The Jolly Hog and could not resist it. Its great as a light supper as well as as a side for the festive season.
An easy and delicious vegetarian main from Abel & Cole ” How to Eat Brilliantly Every Day”.
A winning recipe for a snack from ” Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook” by Alain Coumont and Jean Pierre Gabriel.
I was reminded how delicious these meatballs are on a recent visit to the island. I was served a very generous portion which I managed to devour in a restaurant in Platres. They are also very good served cold the following day. This recipe is from ” Home Food” by Olia Hercules.Serve with a salad or stuffed into a pitta with some shredded lettuce, ripe tomatoes , sliced red onions and green pepper, grated feta and tzatziki.
If you get fresh beetroot with the leaves still attached- or grow your own- then this is a very good way to use the leaves. They taste like chard, and if they look a little limp just pop them in some ice cold water for a few minutes to perk them up and then dry with a tea towel or kitchen paper. The recipe is from ” Summer Kitchens” by Olia Hercules.
A delicious, easy and refreshing salad from the Ukraine which I found in ” Summer Kitchens” by Olia Hercules.
A baked version of this Persian dish from ” The Saffron Tales” by Yasmin Khan. You can make individual kukus in a muffin tin or make one large kuku to slice at the table. Serve warm or cold with some salad, salty Middle Eastern cucumber pickles and some bread.
A very good frittata from ” Notes from a Small Kitchen Island” by Debora Robertson. The bacon can be smoked or unsmoked depending on your preference.
A very good version of this Spanish classic from ” Moorish” by Ben Tish. There have been many times in Spain recently where I have been served these with a mixture of mayo and tomato ketchup and been somewhat disappointed . And the chips are very good on their own too.
A very good alternative to fish finger sandwiches. It’s from ” The Hairy Bikers Everyday Winners” by Si King and Dave Myers.
This translates as ” old man mix” and there are many different versions but the key components are eggs, anchovies and potatoes in a creamy sauce. This version is from ” The Little Swedish Kitchen” by Rachel Khoo. It’s also good served on toast as a snack, without the salad leaves.
A hearty vegetarian bowl of goodness from ” The Little Swedish Kitchen” by Rachel Khoo.
A simple recipe for Hake from ” Butter” by James Martin.