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  • Jerk Chicken, Tangy Slaw & Rice n Peas

    INGREDIENTS: Hot and fruity Caribbean coleslaw 3 tsp mustard, English or French 50ml cider vinegar 8 tbsp. soft light brown sugar 50ml olive oil ½ tbsp. hot chilli sauce ½ savoy cabbage, core removed, shredded ½ white cabbage, core removed, shredded ½ red onion, very thinly sliced ½ small mango, peeled and the flesh cut into […]

  • Aubergine Jalfrezi

    INGREDIENTS: Serves 4 3 large aubergines cut thinly 3 tbsp. corn flour 2 large onions, sliced 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds 2 tbsp. of oil 1 tsp of coriander powder 1/2 tsp of red chilli powder (adjust to taste) 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder 2 tbsp. of tomato paste 1/2 tsp of garam masala 1 […]

  • Spiced Potato Rosti

    INGREDIENTS 1 cup extra virgin. 3 eggs 2 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 1tsp green chilli paste 1tsp cumin powder 6 large potatoes maris piper 1 large onion. METHOD Preheat oven to 180c. Oil muffin tin generously and place it oven. Beat eggs in a small bowl. Add salt, chilli power, cumin powder and […]

  • Dhal Makhani

    INGREDIENTS ¾ cup whole urad dal (black lentils) 3 cups of water ¼ cup kidney beans (I used canned 200g) 3 cups water for pressure cooking 1 medium onion 1 or 2 green chilies 2 tsp ginger & garlic paste 2 large tomatoes ½ tsp cumin seeds 2 to 3 cloves 1 bay leaf 2 […]

  • Leek & Cherry Tomato Tart

    Ingredients: 1 package frozen puff pastry 4 tbsp. olive oil 20 halved cherry tomatoes 2 eggs 200 ml cream Nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp olive oil Oregano & thyme 2 leeks cleaned well and thinly sliced 50g Grated Gruyère cheese Preparation: Preheat the oven at 180c. Defrost the puff pastry according to […]

  • Paneer Masala

      INGREDIENTS 200 gm paneer 2 inches ginger paste 3 tsp garlic paste 1 tsp red chilli powder ½ tsp cumin powder ¼ tsp black pepper ¼ tsp mango powder 3 tbsp. sunflower oil ½ tsp cumin seeds 2 chopped green chilli ½ tsp turmeric ½ tsp coriander powder ½ tsp garam masala powder ½ […]

  • Pad Thai with Tofu

    INGREDIENTS Pad Thai 2 cups bean sprouts 5-6 cut Chinese chives – green 1 egg 1 tablespoon soya sauce 3 cloves chopped garlic 1/2 teaspoon ground dried chili pepper Ground pepper 1 lime 2 tablespoons toasted and crushed peanuts 1 chopped shallots 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons tamarind paste 1/2 packet Thai rice noodles 3 […]

  • Beetroot Ravioli

    INGREDIENTS For the ravioli: 1 large red beetroot 200g goat cheese 2 tbsp. double cream a pinch salt and pepper For the garnish: Olive oil & Balsamic vinegar Micro herbs Goat cheese crumbles METHOD Peel the beetroot and cook in salted, simmering water until knife tender. Allow the beetroot to cool to the touch and […]

  • Jack Daniels Red Velvet Layer Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    INGREDIENTS: CAKE 345g flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 10g natural unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 115g unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 400g granulated sugar 240mlvegetable oil 4 large eggs, room temperature and separated 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar Liquid or gel red food colouring 240ml buttermilk, room […]

  • The Hospitality and Catering Supply Chain Roundtable 2017

    The Hospitality and Catering Supply Chain Roundtable 2017 took place on Tuesday 25th April 2017 at Café Spice Namaste, hosted by Cyrus Todiwala OBE. The event was conceived by Cyrus, wanting to enable the sharing of knowledge and experience between like-minded people across the hospitality and catering industry, in relation to the food and drink supply […]

  • Blueberry, Banana & Mango Bread

    INGREDIENTS Butter, for greasing the loaf pan 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp fine sea salt ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground nutmeg 1 cup sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 2 large eggs, beaten 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 ripe bananas peeled and coarsely mashed […]

  • Dakshas Gourmet Catering

    MasterChef’s Daksha Mistry Serves Up Stunning Inter-Cultural Menus for Weddings, Parties and Corporate Events Daksha Mistry, the passionate culinary entrepreneur famous for dazzling the judges on Masterchef, is now serving up mouth-watering international menus that are tantalising taste buds at weddings, parties and corporate events across the UK. She also appears on BBC Masterchef as a […]