Author Archives: engineersam

Passionfruit yogurt syrup cake

This recipe features in Julie Le Clerc’s Favourite Cakes book which is quite literally becoming one of my favourite cake books! I am keen to try this cake recipe with other fruit. I can see it working well with plums … Continue reading

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Puffed quinoa, tahini, nut and honey bars

This recipe is adapted from Simon Byrant’s Vegies cookbook. This cookbook is full of delicious and nutritious meals which make vegetables the star of the dish rather than being an after thought. It also has some tasty sweet snacks. For … Continue reading

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Apple and olive oil cake with maple icing

This cake is simply stunning. It is a great recipe to have in your baking repertoire as you can make up the cake a few days in advance, wrap in cling film and leave in the fridge for the flavour … Continue reading

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Roast honey ginger beer can chicken with noodle salad

Roasting a chicken on a beer can on my barbecue is my favourite way of cooking a whole bird. The Vietnamese inspired¬†marinade¬†gave great flavour, even though the skin was pretty charred. This would well as a marinade on chicken wings … Continue reading

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Vegetable, lentil and quinoa burger patties

This is a variation on my previous mushroom, lentil and quinoa burger patties using what I had at the time and to show how versatile the recipe is. The aubergine and courgette give great flavour, and I liked the difference … Continue reading

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Coriander yoghurt dressing

90g Greek yoghurt 90g coriander leaves finely diced 1 clove of garlic minced 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard Salt Combine ingredients, taste and serve. So far I have had this with salmon, which I cooked in a bag with coriander root, … Continue reading

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Quick burger buns

I was wanting to make burgers when I got home tonight, but I did not have any buns, so I quickly whipped these up. Ingredients 1 Tbsp active yeast 2 Tbsp rye starter (optional) 1 cup warm water 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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