Tag: Spices

Dinner Party, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Sticky and Spicy Red Cabbage

Red cabbage is a much maligned vegetable and, like beetroot, is not a favorite with many. Is it the colour or that they both have a somewhat strong smell and flavour? Personally I am a fan of both and love their versatility and enjoy creating some new ideas with them. Choose the best red...

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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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Fish

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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