pasta salad

Green Pasta Salad

Monday, January 7, 2008

Serves 2 Ingredients 2 Handful of Spinach leaves, roughly chopped 3 table spoons of toasted pine nuts Shavings of Parmesan cheese Few basil leaves, roughly chopped 1 Garlic clove, finely grated 3 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil Tagliatelle (100gm) For salad 1 Avocado 2 small tomatoes Mozzarella cheese Boil Tagliatelle as per packet instructions. Add all the other ingredients apart from the Parmesan cheese. Toss it up, and serve on a plate, add some parmesan shavings on the top. Ready to eat, tasty healthy pasta. This dish could be seved with salad. Comments comments Read More

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french onion soup

French Onion Soup – The soup that tries your patience

Friday, November 23, 2007

Serves 3 Ingredients 2 Large onion finely chopped 50gm organic butter 2 cubes of organic Vegetable Stock 750ml boiling hot Water 2 tablespoons of honey/maple syrup For topping 2-3 slices of Baugette Grated Emental Cheese Melt butter in a large pan. Add onion to butter. Keep stirring every 2 mins. Add honey/maple syrup, keep stirring for another 45 minutes until the onions start looking golden brown and completely caramelised. It takes very long and gets very boring, keep spare nibbles with you, and keep stirring. Wait for the onions to shrink to about 1/3rd of their initial size. Yes, it... 

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eggy toast

Crunchy Nuts about Eggy Toast

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Serves 2 Ingredients: 3 organic free range eggs 2 tbspn of organic milk 10 gm organic butter (optional) Pinch of black pepper Pinch of salt Pinch of sugar 4 slices of white bread 3 tbspns of Crunchy nut cornflakes In a bowl, mix 3 eggs, with the remaining ingredients apart from butter and bread. Heat a non-stick pan on medium heat. Grease the pan with butter, and wait for the butter to sizzle slightly. Dip one slice of bread at a time in the eggy mixture and let it slightly soak this mixture. Transfer this eggy bread onto the hot pan, and wait for it to cook. Flip the toast and wait for the golden... 

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Roasted Genius

This recipe is genius not just because its the most exciting discovery since gravity, but also because onions apparently make you clever and this contains onions as well as onion squash (okay, its not really an onion but we can pretend!) These roasted vegetables go great with meat or fish, or you can just enjoy eating it on its own. 1 1kg organic onion squash1 large onion6 cloves of garlic6 boiled new potatoes1 tablespoon salt1 teaspoon black pepper15 tablespoons olive oil 1.... Read More

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Mushrooms with a twist

Ingredients 350 gm thinly sliced mushrooms2 tablespoons mayonnaise1 spoon tarragonhalf lemon juicea pinch of salta pinch of pepper Mix all the above ingredients together.Bake in the oven at 180deg for about 15 minutes. Ready to eat! Serve with hot garlic bread (with cheese) Comments comments Read More

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Cauliflower Cheese

Ingredients 1 large Cauliflower / Romanesco 1 small onion finely chopped300ml (½ pint) Milk110g (4oz) Cheddar Cheese3 tbsp Plain Flour50g (2oz) Butter25g (1oz) Fresh BreadcrumbsTwo pinches of powdered NutmegPinch of SaltPinch of Black Pepper 1. Trim the cauliflower / romanesco and boil in water for 10-15 minutes or until just tender. 2. Drain and place in a flameproof dish. 3. Add butter to a hot saucepan, let it sizzle. Add the onion, and let it soften for 4 minutes. 4. Add... Read More

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Tomo Tomato Salad

This is a salad for people who don’t really like salads, plus its really good for salad lovers too. Serves 2 Ingredients: 12 – 15 cherry tomatoes1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 tablespoon pine nutsA few torn basil leaves Chop the tomatoes into small pieces. About 0.5 – 1cm in size but it doesn’t need to be precise. Put in a small bowl with the rest of the ingredients. Mix it all up gently with your hands, and hey presto,... Read More

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Vinu Pesto!

best pesto ever

Vinu’s Pesto – too easy! Ingredients: Two handfuls of basil leaves One handful of pine nuts One clove of garlic One inch cube of Parmesan cheese 100ml extra virgin olive oil Bring all the above ingredients in a bowl, and grind them together using a blender, or a pestle mortar. So simple yet so good! Enjoy Vinu’s Pesto! Comments comments Read More

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Yummy Soups

French Onion Soup – The soup that tries your patience

french onion soup

Serves 3 Ingredients 2 Large onion finely chopped 50gm organic butter 2 cubes of organic Vegetable Stock 750ml boiling hot Water 2 tablespoons of honey/maple syrup For topping 2-3 slices of Baugette Grated Emental Cheese Melt butter in a large pan. Add onion to butter. Keep stirring every 2 mins. Add honey/maple syrup, keep stirring […]

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Cakes

Foogasmic Cake – Flavours to choose from!

Serves 4 Easy Sponge layers Ingredients100g/4oz softened organic butter100g/4oz Organic self raising flour2 organic free range eggs100g/4oz caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence1 tbsp water 1. Beat all ingredients together in a mixing bowl. 2. Divide between 2 oiled/buttered and greeseproof lined 18cm/7″round tins.3. Bake in an oven preheated to 180deg/350F for 25-30 mins.4. Turn […]