Herby Asparagus & Bacon Tart

Ingredients 250g rough puff pastry or use bought puff pastry little flour, for the tray 1 egg, beaten 2 tsp olive oil 100g bacon lardon 100g ricotta 85g mascarpone zest 1 lemon 2 tbsp each snipped chives and chopped curly parsley 1 tbsp chopped mint 2 tbsp grated parmesan bunch asparagus, trimmed Method Passion...

Pot-Roast Loin of Pork with Celeriac, Shallots & Pancetta

Ingredients about 2½ kg British pork loin 6-8 garlic cloves, peeled and cut into thin slivers 7 tbsp olive oil 1 lemon, juice only 1 tsp dried fennel seed 8 sprigs fresh oregano 300g shallot 1 large celeriac, quartered and peeled 1 x 130g twin-pack cubetti di pancetta (small cubes of Italian cured belly pork)...

Lamb Koftas Recipes

Ingredients 1½ kg lamb leg or shoulder (fat trimmed), cut into chunks 100ml olive oil 100ml red wine 2 tsp dried oregano zest and juice 2 lemons 2 garlic cloves, crushed To serve flatbread, shredded red cabbage (tossed with lemon juice), cucumber, tomato, chilli sauce and natural yogurt Method Put the innocent into a rangy...

Spiced Grilled Lamb Skewers

Ingredients 900g boned leg of lamb, cut into 2cm in cubes For the marinade 85g plain yogurt 25g ginger 5 fat garlic cloves ½ tsp red chilli powder, or to taste 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tsp red wine vinegar 1 rounded tsp garam masala 1 rounded tsp ground cumin Method Compounding all the...

Roast Spiced Duck with Plums

Ingredients 1 star anise 2 tbsp coriander seeds 4 tbsp muscovado sugar 2½ kg whole duck 1 tsp olive oil 6 plums, halved and stoned 3 bay leaves 75ml red wine vinegar 300ml chicken stock Method Warmth oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 4. Salute the character flavouring and herb seeds in a dry pan until...

Red Lentil, Chickpea & Chilli Soup

Ingredients 2 tsp cumin seed large pinch chilli flakes 1 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, chopped 140g red split lentils 850ml vegetable stock or water 400g can tomatoes, whole or chopped 200g can chickpeas or ½ a can, rinsed and drained (freeze leftovers) small bunch coriander, roughly chopped (save a few leaves, to...

Mexican chicken tortilla soup

Ingredients 1.2kg whole chicken 5 fat red chillies, 4 left whole but pierced a few times with a sharp knife, 1 sliced, to serve 2 dried ancho chillies 1 garlic bulb, cut in half through the centre horizontally bunch coriander, stalks and leaves separated 1 cinnamon stick 3 tbsp vegetable oil 2 large onions,...

Creamy Chicken & Sweetcorn Soup

 Ingredients 1.2kg whole chicken 5 fat red chillies, 4 left whole but pierced a few times with a sharp knife, 1 sliced, to serve 2 dried ancho chillies 1 garlic bulb, cut in half through the centre horizontally bunch coriander, stalks and leaves separated 1 cinnamon stick 3 tbsp vegetable oil 2 large onions,...

Chicken & Ham Lasagna

Ingredients 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (around 700g) ½ medium onion, sliced 2 bay leaves 200ml white wine 100g butter 100g plain flour 500ml semi-skimmed milk 140g sliced smoked ham, cut into strips 200g young spinachmleaves 225g no pre-cook dried lasagne sheets (about 20 sheets) 200g ready-grated mozzarella 25g parmesann finely grated Method Put...

Cheeseburger Tacos Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 lb. ground beef 1 tsp. onion powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 6 slices cheddar cheese 6 flour tortillas 1 c. Shredded lettuce 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/3 c. pickles, chopped Ketchup, for garnish Mustard, for garnish DIRECTIONS In a sizable skillet over line heat, alter oil. Add surface oxen and flavour with onion powder, salt...