Tag: Spices

Fish

Crispy and Spicy Crushed New Potato Fishcakes

Fishcakes can be a bit dull. Lots of plain mash with very small flakes of a white fish mixed in and rather flavourless with bright orange crispy crust. Crushing new potatoes which have been cooked until soft gives a nice texture to add your fish to. Having a selection of different fish...

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Indian, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Sweetcorn and Ginger Curry

I love the sweetness and crunch of fresh sweetcorn and although you don’t often see it in Indian or Thai recipes, this combination of the corn with a good amount of ginger and spices, gives a lovely contrast of textures and flavours. The sweetness of the sweetcorn compliments the...

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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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