Tag: Spices

Chicken, Dinner Party, Salads

Moroccan Chicken B’stilla

Traditionally made with pigeon or quail, Bastille is a lovely combination of spicy, nutty and sweet chicken pie having an unusual filling made with the hot stock and eggs creating a thick sauce, and all encased in crispy filo pastry. A layer of almond sugar adds to the flavour.   

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Quick and easy Thai-spiced fish curry

Although there are a variety of spices and seeds in this recipe, it is worthwhile to get the rich but not overpowering spiciness so that the fish still retains its flavour. King prawns can be added instead of the fish or for a vegetarian alternative, use tofu. 

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Bread, Cakes

Dorset Dough Cake

There are many different versions of a Dorset Dough Cake using different ingredients and different methods. They all use a soft, yeasted dough as a base which is then spiced and sweetened. Dried fruit such as sultanas, currants, mixed peel or a mixture of all three can be added and the top...

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Snack, Vegetarian

Black Bean & Chickpea Veggie Chilli

A rich, healthy and warming vegetarian chilli, great for using up a variety of spices. It improves with keeping, so I make it the day before to allow all the wonderful flavours to come together. i serve it with quinoa or in a cauliflower pancake wrapper with soured cream and avocado. Watch the...

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