month : 01/2016 12 results

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Anyone else fighting off a bit of a cold/flu virus? My answer is ginger and chilli, at least I can taste it!     Sauté a chopped onion, a couple of cloves of garlic, a good sized knob of grated ginger, some chopped coriander stalks, a de seeded red chilli and chopped butternut squash in a little olive oil and butter until softened. Add a bay leaf or two and some black pepper.    Cover with stock and simmer for roughly 20 minutes or until the squash is really soft. ...

Caramelised Sweet Potato & Cabbage Bake

Quick to make then just bake in the oven alongside a gorgeous roast or baked fish.   Finely shred half a head of cabbage and an onion. Season and pop in an ovenproof dish.  Slice sweet potatoes in a saucepan, add a couple of knobs of butter and season with salt, pepper and grated nutmeg. I added a cinnamon stick too.  Cover with half stock/half cream and simmer until the potatoes are softened.    Pour the potatoes and liquid over the cabbage then bake for 30 ...