Category Archives: Dinner

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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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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Slow roast Spanish pork belly

I have no idea if they cook pork belly this way in Spain, but if they do not, they certainly should. The flavours I have used a definitely Spanish. The meat came out very tender and succulent, and the crackling … Continue reading

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Spicy barbecue sauce

Ingredients 2 red onions finely diced 1 large clove garlic finely diced 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika 1/4 cup dry fino sherry 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp brown sugar 1 … Continue reading

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Fennel and red cabbage slaw

I made this slaw using my own lime alioli but you could use any good quality mayonnaise Ingredients 1/4 red cabbage thinly sliced 1 large fennel bulb thinly sliced 3 heart stalks of celery and their leaves thinly sliced 1 … Continue reading

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Lime alioli

Ingredients 4 free range egg yolks 1 tsp Dijon mustard Zest of 1 lime 3 Tbsp lime juice 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp water 2 Tbsp brown sugar 1 1/2 cups extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt … Continue reading

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Pea, fennel, leek and spinach soup

I was searching for something to make using the ingredients I had not used during the week, when I came across this soup on Gourmet Traveller that combined almost everything that I had. The soup combination was great, you can … Continue reading

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