My Shakshuka Recipe – Turkish Eggs

Shakshuka recipe - Turkish eggs

Shakshuka Ingredients Tin of good quality plum tomatoes. Go for whole not chopped 1 pepper chopped into chunks 1/4 of a pack of feta Bunch of parsley chopped 2 cloves of garlic grated 1 red onion diced 1 teaspoon cummin seeds 1 teaspoon Paprika 2 teaspoons tomato puree 1 teaspoon mixed middle eastern spice (I […]

Burger Theory Review at Kongs Cardiff

Burger and dirty fries at Burger Theory, Kongs

I was recently asked back to try out the burgers at Burger Theory at Kongs in Cardiff. I’d been a few times in the past and did a blog post after my second visit to the pop up kitchen on St Mary’s Street. I’m glad to say that things have improved quite a bit since […]

Nikka Coffey Japanese Gin and Miso Mackerel Recipe

gin and miso mackerel recipe

Miso and Japanese Gin mackerel ingredients 2 fillets of fresh mackerel 2 teaspoons miso paste (I used white organic miso from M & S) Juice of 1/2 a charred lime Small bunch of corriander chopped finely 1 small chunk of ginger grated 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 chilli chopped finely 6 teaspoons of Nikka Coffey […]

Korean Air Fried Chicken and Asian Slaw

korean air fried chicken and asian slaw recipe

Asian Slaw Ingredients ¼ red cabbage sliced thinly 2 red onions sliced thinly ¼ daikon julienned 1 carrot julienned ¼ cucumber cut into thin ribbons Juice of 2 limes I didn’t measure these but played around with little bits at a time till I was happy: Drizzle of rice wine vinegar Drizzle of rice wine […]

Baharat and apricot lamb meatballs recipe – a guilt free kebab

Guilt free kebab recipe

Baharat and apricot lamb meatballs ingredients 500g lamb mince 3 teaspoons Baharat spice mix 3 cloves garlic finely grated 1 large shallot finely chopped 50g dried apricot chopped into small chunks Instructions I prefer to have my onions and or shallots browned before adding to burgers or meatballs to add a slight sweetness and take […]

Italian sausage pasta recipe

Italian sausage pasta recipe

Italian sausage pasta ingredients 4 Italian sausages, skin removed and rolled into little meatballs (I got mine from Cardiff Indoor Market) 3 cloves of garlic grated finely 8 field mushrooms or 1 large cut finely 1 large shallot cut finely 8 leaves Cavolo Nero ½ tub of Ricotta cheese Enough spaghetti for 2 (I’ll leave […]

Mac n Cheese Recipe

Mac n cheese recipe

Mac n cheese ingredients 400g elbow or macaroni pasta 250g of mixed cheese (I used up leftovers from 5 different cheeses from xmas including smoked, brie, mature cheddar and parmesan) 1 leek thinly sliced 100g good quality bacon 1 teaspoon mustard powder or 2 teaspoons of ready mixed English or wholegrain depending on taste 750ml […]

Healthy Pizza Recipe

healthy pizza

Spicy tomato sauce 1 tin plum tomatoes 1/2 small red onion diced 1 clove garlic finely grated 1 medium chilli finely grated 2 teaspoons dried oregano Couple of stalks of fresh thyme (or dried if you haven’t got any fresh) 1/4 jarred roasted pepper Balsamic vinegar salt and pepper to taste Pizza ingredients This is […]

Pork and Turkey Meatballs Thai Red Curry Recipe

thai turkey and pork meatball curry

Thai Pork and Turkey Meatballs Ingredients 250g turkey mince 250g pork mince 2 teaspoons curry powder (I used a Malaysian Curry mix) 1 teaspoon ground lemongrass 3 cloves garlic minced 1 thai chilli grated or chopped finely 1 small shallot grated or chopped finely 1 thumb size piece of ginger grated finely Salt and pepper […]

Korean Beef Short Rib and Asian Slaw

Korean Beef Short rib recipe

Korean Beef Short Rib Ingredients 2 ribs of beef 4 cloves of garlic squashed with palm of the hand 1 thumb sized piece of ginger sliced 4 spring onions chopped 1 chinese pear pureed or grated These measurements below were rough and didn’t use any measuring devices 60ml light soy sauce 30ml water 30ml rice […]