Recipe of the Day – Szechuan sweet & sour prawns

Szechuan sweet & sour prawns My take on Chinese take-away With sticky, spicy prawns and caramelised pineapple, this is better than a take-away any day! Service 4 Prepare time:45m Super easy Ingredients: 300 g pineapple 1 red pepper 1 yellow pepper 2 cloves of garlic 1-2 fresh red chillies sea salt 1 thumb-sized piece of [...]

Recipe of the Day – Roasted chicken breast with pancetta,

Roast Chicken, Pancetta, Leaks and Thyme Roasted chicken breast with pancetta, leeks & thyme A delicious roast for one Why save a good-old roast for the weekend? This mini roast chicken for one rules any day Serves 1 Prepare time:45m Super easy Ingredients: 1 higher-welfare chicken breast 1 large leek a few sprigs fresh thyme [...]

Recipe of the Day – Vegan Chinese Noodles

Vegan Chinese noodles A super-easy supper You don’t have to be vegan or vegetarian to appreciate these, quick, simple and moreish noodles Serves 4 Prepare time:25m Super easy Ingredients: 200 g thin rice noodles 300 g mixed oriental mushrooms, such as oyster, shitake and enoki, cleaned 2 cloves of garlic 1 fresh red chilli 1 [...]

Recipe of the Day – Kung Pao chicken

Kung Pao chicken With a fresh, ribbon salad Kung Pao chicken is a classic Chinese dish from the Szechuan province – spicy, slightly sweet and incredibly delicious Serves 2 Prepare time: 45m Super easy Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Szechuan peppercorns 2½ tablespoons cornflour 4 skinless, boneless higher-welfare chicken thighs, (350g) groundnut oil, or vegetable oil 4 [...]

Recipe of the Day – Vegan blueberry pancakes

Vegan blueberry pancakes Light, fluffy and delicious A great alternative to classic breakfast pancakes, these vegan versions are the ultimate way to kick off the weekend Prepare time:30m Super easy Makes 4 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed 1 tablespoon coconut oil 250 ml unsweetened soya milk, or almond milk 1 teaspoon cider vinegar 125 g [...]

Recipe of the Day – Bacalhau à Brás

Bacalhau à Brás Portuguese salt cod Salt cod, scrambled eggs, fried potato matchsticks and marinated olives – this traditional Portuguese dish is the ultimate comfort food Serves 6 prepare time:1h (plus soaking) Not too tricky Ingredients: 500 g salt cod 1 bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 banana shallots 1 lemon 3 onions olive oil [...]

Recipe of the Day – Chicken & chorizo paella

Chicken & chorizo paella My quick and easy recipe Good Spanish food doesn’t get much better than paella. My version combines juicy chicken thighs, smoky chorizo and prawns Serves 4 to 6 Prepare time:50m Super easy Ingredients: 2 cloves of garlic 1 onion 1 carrot 15 g fresh flat-leaf parsley 70 g chorizo 2 skinless, [...]

Recipe of the Day – Glasgow potato scones

Glasgow potato scones with best scrambled egg & smoked salmon An absolutely brilliant brunch recipe North of the border they call these tattie scones – teamed with good Scottish salmon they’re a dream Serves 4 Prepare time:35m (plus cooling time) Super easy Ingredients: 500 g flour potatoes, skins on sea salt ground pepper 100 g [...]

Recipe of the Day – Traybaked Keralan fish curry

Traybaked Keralan fish curry A guaranteed crowd pleaser Creamy, rich and packed with spices, this tray bake is fresh, flavorsome and super-comforting. Serves 12-14 Prepare time:1h Not too tricky Ingredients: 3 medium onions 4 cloves of garlic 5 cm piece of fresh ginger 2 fresh red chillies, deseeded 1 large bunch of fresh coriander, leaves [...]

Recipe of the Day – Mexican filled omelette

Mexican filled omelette Fresh, zingy and exciting For a quick and easy meal that’s also super-tasty and fulfilling, this omelette recipe is just the ticket Serves 4 Prepare time:20m Not too tricky Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado 3 limes 15 g fresh coriander 3 tablespoons fat-free natural yoghurt olive oil 1 small onion 1 carrot ½ [...]