Tag Archives: chilli

Sprout, chicken and pecorino winter salad

Sprout, chicken and pecrorino winter salad (M&S recipe) – perfect for post-Christmas as it’s light but also would be ideal for using leftover turkey, cheese, nuts and sprouts.

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Pork embul - easy slow cooked Sri Lankan curry recipe

Pork embul – slow-cooked Sri Lankan curry

Perfect for an autumn weekend, this Sri Lankan curry is usually made with beef or fish – both are brilliant, but I found pork cheeks at the butchers so that’s the version here. I’ve tweaked it a bit, mostly because I don’t seem to be able to slow cook anything at the moment without adding […]

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Chicken and vegetable hotpot

Chicken and vegetable hotpot

Presented with three key ingredients – a whole chicken, a bag of carrots and a couple of pounds of Maris Pipers – it would be easy to go for the obvious. And I do love a mid-week roast. But I’ve been challenged* to come up with something a little different so I’m going for lighter […]

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Welsh Beef festive challenge - sirloin roast

Festive beef challenge

Don’t usually share work things here but couldn’t resist this one. We’ve just launched a competition to find the very best festive Welsh Beef recipe in the run up to Christmas. There are some fab prizes – including some on-the-spot ones for anyone following the competition online. If you’re interested in finding out more pop along to the […]

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Lost in translation – the Czech steak spice mystery

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5D All over Prague, restaurants served delicious richly spiced grilled meats and kebabs. My inner carnivore was in heaven but I couldn’t work out the spicing. There was come citrus, a little chilli, garlic and herbs. Not to be beaten by the mystery I headed for the market near to our hotel […]

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Top Five Easy Teas of 2010

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5D I had a new year’s email from the nice chaps at WordPress this week with lots of useful facts and figures about my blog. I sort of keep an eye on the stats I see in terms of how many people are reading, but I don’t really have much of an […]

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A big pot of chilli con carne

[tweetmeme source=”easyteas” only_single=false http://www.URL.com%5D I think the key to a good chilli is time. It’s very quick to put together but does need about an hour on the hob. It’s something I’ll often cook for tomorrow’s tea at the same time as something quick for tonight’s. I think red kidney beans are the work of […]

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Korma from scratch

I searched high and low for a good korma recipe as I never found anything in a packet or jar that wasn’t gloopy and too sweet. I’ve worked on this over time as a recipe so it works for me every time. Although I will admit from the start that it’s a bit of a […]

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