With Cumin

Tuna, Vegetables & Quinoa Salad

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

As you’ve read above we cooked this on the new Emile Henry grill stone on the BBQ. I made the salad and dressing first and while doing that decided to make extra dressing in which I marinated the tuna for about 30 minutes and also used to brush on the vegetables before grilling. Ingredients: 1 […]

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Fish Tagine

Fish Tagine

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

An easy tagine where you make the sauce well in advance (even keep some in the deep freezer) and when you’re nearly ready for dinner, simply heat the sauce and cook the fish for a few minutes. It’s done. I was prompted to make this last weekend by the fact that Jimmy had fantastic large […]

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Broad Bean Salad

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

To make the broad bean salad, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Meantime, pod the beans. Put the beans in the pan and boil for about 2 minutes, then drain and refresh the beans under cold water. Drain well. Slip off and discard the thick outer skin to reveal the smooth, […]

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Couscous-salad

Israeli Couscous and Vegetable Salad

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Before I start this week’s recipe, just to let you know that we’re in the middle of re-organising all the recipes on our website so they’re much easier to find. Consequently most recipes are down while we do this. In the meantime if there’s something you’re particularly after, phone or email and we’ll send it […]

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Chicken Tagine with CousCous

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2014by frenchie

This is a really easy meal to prepare and is great to serve family or friends. Moroccan cuisine is influential all through France. Ingredients: 2-3 onions thinly sliced 2-3 crushed cloves of garlic Chicken Pieces – I use “Maryland” piece – ie the whole leg and thigh About 500g Peeled potatoes cut into halves or […]

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BBQ Grilled Salmon

BBQ Grilled Salmon

Posted on: 13th Feb, 2014by frenchie

As the weather slowly starts to get warmer and we begin to use our BBQ more, we’ve been trying a variety of things on the new Emile Henry grill pieces I showed in last week’s email. A couple of nights ago we cooked on a fillet of salmon on the fish grill. This recipe is […]

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Marinated BBQ Chicken Wings

Posted on: 13th Feb, 2014by frenchie

If you’re like us you’ll have done plenty of barbecuing over the summer. This is one of our quick and easy favourites and one where it doesn’t matter how much of each ingredient goes into the marinade – hence most of my ingredient list is a bit vague. The marinade works equally well with other […]

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Lemon Honey Saffron Chicken

Lemon, Honey and Saffron Chicken

Posted on: 13th Feb, 2014by frenchie

Wanting to cook something simple but flavoursome for dinner a few days ago, I decided on this Spanish/Moorish inspired dish using chicken pieces I’d bought from Deidre. The chicken needs to be marinated for at least 2 hours but as usual, the longer the better. If you like quite lemony tart flavours, use ½ cup […]

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Braised Quail

Braised Quail

Posted on: 12th Feb, 2014by frenchie

Last weekend I bought a pack of six quail from William in our market on Saturdays. I cut them in half and four of us to had three halves each. They look small but that was definitely enough. When eating quail you need to be prepared to pick them up and eat in your hands. […]

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Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs

Posted on: 10th Jan, 2014by frenchie

I’m not quite sure why I came up with this recipe this week but maybe it was because last Friday I noticed lamb mince as Churchill Meats were setting up for the weekend. That prompted me to start thinking about making meatballs for dinner one night. Rather than stick to a pretty standard sort of […]

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