Chicken in Black Bean Sauce Recipe & Rice with Pak Choi

Bring the water to the boil and add the rice. Turn down to simmer. Beat the egg white until it is stiff and fluffy. Add the cornflour and mix to a smooth batter. Put the chicken in the batter. Heat …

koftas Recipe from kashmir

Koftas from Kashmir

Combine the spice mix in a small bowl. Mix together the kofta ingredients, along with half of the spice mix, in a large bowl. Roll the mixture into around 20 small balls with your hands (they will expand a little …

Greek Lamb stew recipe

Greek Lamb Stifado

Random fact for you…well not so random as we are talking about Stifado, “Stifado”, pronounced “stifatho” is Greek, basically meaning a stew with lots of small onions, for me I think the greeks must have had a lot of time …

Gluton-Free White Chocolate and Apricot Cookies

A note from Joy “A number of our friends are wheat intolerant so I thought I should get around to doing some cakes and cookies for them. This was my second attempt and even my wheat tolerant family loved them.” …

Warm Squash and Ricotta Salad with crispy bacon

Put the oven on to 200ºC fan oven/220ºC/gas 7. Place the squash on a roasting tray. Add the thyme and rosemaryto the tray. Give the garlic bulbs a bash with the flat of a knife, no need to peel, and …

Valentines salmon recipe

Valentine Salmon Recipe

So it is Valentines day tomorrow and if you are reading this on the 15th you may be in the dog house, this might just help you out. A salmon recipe for anyone to cook for their valentine, Honey Seared …

Lamb Chops with new potatoes and avocado salad

Put the potatoes in boiling water and simmer for 10 minutes. Once cooked, drain and return to the pan with a nob of butter. Mix together the salad ingredients. Heat a little oil in a frying pan. Season the chops …

Apple and Celery Soup

Heat the butter in a large saucepan and add the onion, potato and celery. Fry until the onion begins to soften. Add the apple, water and stock. Season well with salt and pepper. Bring to the boil and then turn …

Blue Cheese & Red Pepper Burgers – with gherkin relish

These home made beef burgers are a great twist to what you might do normally cook, you could try not telling people that their burger has anything in it, like a surprise burger? I don’t know maybe we’re just being …

Win a Nosh for BUSY MUMS AND DADS BOOK

Katie at www.feedingboys.co.uk reviewed our book, and is also running a competition to win one of our books, check it out. http://www.feedingboys.co.uk/2013/01/28/win-nosh-for-busy-mums-dads/ The review is at http://www.feedingboys.co.uk/2013/01/28/review-nosh-for-busy-mums-dads-by-joy-may/ Let us know what you think  

Chicken Mango Salad – with a dash of lime

Put the lime, chilli, garlic, oil and salt and pepper in a bowl. Add the chicken and leave for 10 minutes. Cut the sugar snaps in half, lengthways and place in boiling water. Simmer for 1 minute, then drain and …

new family cookbook

The new book has landed in the UK

After what seems like years of planning, the “Nosh for Busy Mums and Dads” family cookbooks have arrived and we couldn’t be more excited about them. We are really pleased with them and can’t wait to hear you will use …

Almond and Pear Pavlova

Preheat the oven to 150ºC fan oven/1701. ºC/gas 4. Put some greaseproof paper on a large baking tray. Whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl until they form stiff peaks. Gradually add the sugar and beat until the mixture …

Zingy Orange Cookies

Preheat the oven to 180ºC fan oven/200ºC/gas 6. Grease 2 baking trays. Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the egg yolks and the vanilla. Mix well. Stir in the orange zest and then the flour. Mix to a stiff …

Pastitsio

Heat the oil in a wok or large pan and 1. fry the onion and garlic until it begins to brown. Add the meat to the pan and fry until it is no longer pink. Add the tomatoes, tomato purée …

Courgette Fritters

To make the dipping sauce, mix the cornflour with the water in a small saucepan. Add the rest of the sauce ingredients, bring to the boil, stirring frequently. Turn down the heat and simmer for 1–2 minutes. Leave to cool. …

Poached Salmon

Mix the cream sauce ingredients together in a bowl and set aside until needed. Mix together the wine vinegar, olive oil, sugar and salt and pepper in another bowl. Add the spring onions. Cut the cucumber in half lengthways and …

 

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