Tamarilo Chutney

To Make: In a pot put: 1 red onion diced 1 tsp of butter or olive oil. Cook until onion translucent. Add: 15 (ish) medium sized tamarilo’s, 2 tsps of molasses 2 tsps lemon juice salt and pepper (to taste) 1/4 cup water Cook until sauce is thick and tamarilo’s are soft (about ten minutes)…

How to Make Delicious Soup in three easy steps

Soups are perfect for those cold winter days and can be made in advance, chucked in the slow cooker so dinner is ready when you get home and frozen for those days when you can’t be arsed cooking but need instant food. Making Broth as a starter for all soups is a fab and cheap…

Gluten Free Pastry made with legumes

To make: In the whizzer, whizz til a smoothish dough 2 tin of chickpeas/cannelini beans or kidney beans, drained 2 cloves of garlic 1 tsp dry mustard 4 heaped tbsps of gf flour (I used a gf bread mix) 80 grams of butter – make it df and use a df butter substitute or lard…

Mini Mince & Cheese Pies

To make: In the whizzer, whizz til a smoothish dough 1 tin of chickpeas drained 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 tsp dry mustard 2 heaped tbsps of gf flour (I used a gf bread mix) 50 grams of butter salt and pepper to taste 50 grams of cheese 2 tsps of baking powder Take a…

Sausage Pie

Sausage Pie loaded with veges and all ready to be topped with mashed potato and banged in the oven. To make: In a large casserole dish put in any mix veges of your choice with: 500 grams of sausage meat 2 to 3 onions chopped or grated Apples peeled and chopped or grated 2 –…

Shepherds Pie

I love cooking once, eating twice or even three times! This serves heaps of people and can be made in advance, cooked slowly in the oven or banged in the slow cooker, reheated, or frozen and reheated. A perfect recipe for those extra days when you know you’ll be home late. Make it vegetarian and…

Thai Fish Cake’s

Thai Fish Cakes To Make: In the whizzer whizz til smooth: 2 eggs 1 425 gram tin of tuna, drained 1 packet of Thai Green or Red Curry 2 tbsps of flour 2 tsps of baking powder 1/2 tin coconut cream lots of peeled garlic Add: 2 cups of grated courgette Whizz briefly Pan fry…

Apricot Chicken

To make the Apricot Sauce: Pan fry in olive oil: 2 onions, diced lots of garlic, diced Cook until translucent. Add: 2 tins (drained of apricots) or the same amount of fresh or frozen apricots) 1/2 tsp dry mustard powder 1 tsp oregano fresh or dried 1/2 tsp smoked paprika salt and pepper and chili…

Fish Fingers

Fish Fingers are super easy to make and much healthier than the packet version! To make: Choose a firm fish such as Trevally, lemon fish, fresh tuna (Hoki is not great as its flaky). Dice fish into bite sized pieces or strips. Coat in flour of your choice pan fry in olive oil or butter….

Vegan Thai Red Curry

To make: In a large fry pan saute until onion translucent 2 chopped onions lots of garlic, diced Olive oil grated ginger (fresh) 1 packet of Thai red curry (of your choice) Add: 1 large tin of coconut cream 3 carrots grated 3 courgettes grated 4 cups of precooked or tinned haricot beans (or similar)…