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…

Indian Spiced Chicken Thigh

A fair number of recipes I end up modifying just for our personal tastes and cooking style, also modifying them to utilise our Thermomix. However this Jamie Oliver recipe is so good, I would probably cook it again as per the original recipe except for the spices as I couldn’t find curry leaves and mustard…

Pearl barley minestrone soup

Here is the original recipe. Our version is very similar except for a few extra vegetables and crispy bacon. Ingredients 2 carrots 2 celery stick 2 zucchini 1 large garlic clove 1 handful basil 4 bacon rashers (shortcut) optional 2 spring onions sliced 1 tin borlotti beans rinsed and drained 1 tin tomatoes (400g) 700g…