Absolutely delicious both hot and at room temperature. Crumble some feta over to make it a more substantial meal. Do use good quality olive oil. Oven 190 degrees. Grab a large roasting tin and layer the vegetables in this order:
Peel and thickly slice a couple of potatoes (I used just one big sweet potato). 1 large onion, sliced. A couple of aubergines, courgettes, red and green pepper, about 6 ripe vine tomatoes all thickly sliced. Lots of chopped parsley, some salt and freshly ground ...
Very simple to make and equally good for lunch with salad or for supper with perhaps grilled vegetables. Pickles and chutneys on the side and that's it!
Ingredients: 3 hard boiled eggs. 700g minced beef or turkey. 1 finely diced spring onion. 1 medium sized carrot, grated. 1 clove of garlic. Salt, pepper, sweet paprika powder. Very finely chopped parsley.
Barbecue sauce to glaze, optional.
Pre-heat oven to 280 degrees. Butter a 1k capacity loaf tin.
Sauté the onion, carrot and garlic for ...
Aubergine, Tomato & Sweet Potato Curry
Many years ago I was fortunate to holiday with good friends in Kenya. These lovely people are of Indian origin, born in Kenya and have an amazing circle of friends and family both at their Mombasa and Diani beach residences. Anyhow, one of the "aunties" is such an awesome cook. Her version of this is far superior to mine but would she relinquish a recipe? Heck no.... For now this is as close as I'm going to get to that. Happy with the result, it's fiery; creamy and packed with delicious ...
Very slowly cooked Beef Cheeks with Sweet Potato Fondant and Spiced Red Cabbage
A truly underrated, inexpensive cut of meat that becomes as soft as butter if treated respectfully. Unfortunately it's becoming a bit "cheffy", that said remembering that days of cheap shanks before they became the must have gastropub food and the price was soon reflected. Oh dear, popularity is a crime to the wallet! Portion size should be 250g per person, in my opinion it's way too much. This will serve us twice.
You can't usually just wander into a butcher, and certainly not ...
Meltingly tender Kleftico
Lemons, oregano, garlic and wine for a winning and oh so tender lamb dish. We are in Greece after all, yum!
Ingredients for 2 very hungry people (with left overs if you can hold back...debatable on our boat)
1 small lamb leg (mine was just over a kilo)
1 red onion, chunked
2 cloves of garlic, unpeeled and bashed
Fresh oregano to taste and a couple of bay leaves
1/3 cup mild olive oil
1/3 cup white wine
2 tsp mild mustard
Zest and juice of 1 large juicy lemon
A little sea salt ...
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