Orange halloumi salad with turmeric chicken

Serves: 1 Ingredients: Olive oil Salad leaves or watercress 1 carrot thinly sliced with a peeler 1/2 orange, white parts removed & thinly sliced 1 tbsp dijon mustard 1 tsp honey 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/2 chicken breast 1 tsp turmeric Herbs e.g. thyme or oregano Salt and pepper 4 thin slices of halloumi…

BBQ ideas

Ingredients Meat of choice Corn on the cob Capsicum Large flat mushrooms Onions, thinly sliced Method Corn The best way to cook corn on the cob is to boil them first in water on the stove for 5-10 minutes until the kernels are juicy Add them to the BBQ and keep rotating until all sides…

Brussel sprout and cranberry salad

Ingredients 1 packet of brussel sprouts, ends removed and thinly shredded Olive oil Salt and pepper Lemon juice Dried cranberries Toasted cashews or pine nuts Method Add brussel sprouts to a fry pan with olive oil (cook in batches so all the veg gets nicely browned) and fry until golden brown Place fried brussels to…

Pork katsu curry

Ingredients Breaded pork 4 lean pork steaks/loins 2 eggs 1/2 cup of any kind of finely milled flour (plain, tapioca flour, chickpea / besan) 2 cups panko breadcrumbs OR almond meal for GF 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder Salt & pepper Olive oil Curry sauce Olive oil 1 onion 3 garlic cloves…

Perfectly cooked broccolini

Ingredients: 1 bunch of broccolini Olive oil Salt and pepper Method Boil a kettle of water to 100°C Cut the ends off the broccolini stalks Place the broccolini in a heat-safe bowl (ideally with a lid) Cover broccolini with boiled water for 5 minutes Drain the water and return to the bowl Top with olive…

Chicken and mushroom pie

Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 large sheet of puff pastry Olive oil 600g chicken breast, cut into 2cm cubes 2 large spring onions, diced 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 bay leaves Small bunch of fresh thyme, roughly chopped 200g sliced mushrooms 1 heaped tbsp creme fraiche 1 heaped tsp plain flour 1 heaped tsp dijon mustard 300ml…

Steak with peppercorn sauce

Serves: 4 Ingredients Potatoes: 6 potatoes cut into 1cm fries 1/2 bunch of fresh thyme, leaves picked Olive oil Salt & pepper Steak: 4 steak fillets Olive oil Salt and pepper Peppercorn sauce: 200g cream 2 eschalots, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove crushed or finely diced 1/2 bunch of thyme, leaves picked 1 tbsp crushed…

Ginger chicken with rice and salsa

Serves: 4 Ingredients Chicken: Olive oil 8 chicken thighs (skin on or off), cut into 2cm pieces 3 tbsps soy 3 tbsps honey 4cm ginger grated 4 serves of white rice Salsa: 2 tomatoes diced 2 cucumbers diced 1/2 bunch of mint, roughly chopped 4-5 shoots of spring onion, thinly sliced Zest of 1 lime…

Crispy pork belly rice bowl

Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 large boneless pork belly Olive oil Salt 1 onion 1 lemon 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup fish sauce 1 tablespoon grated ginger 2 crushed garlic cloves 1 long red chilli thinly sliced 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar / mirin 2 cups of water, boiled 2 large pak choy…

Chimichurri chicken

Ingredients 2 chicken breasts seasoned with salt, pepper and paprika 1 punch of flat leaf parsley 1 garlic clove 1/2 tsp chilli flakes 2 tbsps red wine vinegar 3 tbsps olive oil Juice of half a lemon Salt Method Heat a grill or pan to medium / high heat and grill chicken breasts until cooked…