Baba Ganoush
Ingredients 3 aubergines 3 garlic cloves, crushed with a teaspoon of salt 1 lemon, juice only 2 tbsp tahini, cashew or peanut butter 3 tbsp olive oil black pepper, to taste 1 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley   Method Prick the aubergines with a fork. Grill until the skin is charred and blacked and the flesh feels soft when you press it (this will take approximately 15-20 minutes, turning halfway through cooking). Crush the garlic with the lemon j..
Durban Curry
Ingredients 6gr      Salt (1st) 1 tsp 500gr    Meat/meat on bone/mince/chicken/cooked beans   20gr    Oil, sunflower 2 tbl 165gr    Onions, chopped 1.5 medium onions 3gr    Curry leaves 3 twi..
Red Wine Gravy/Jus
Ingredients     Shallots, chopped or sliced 2 shallots 115  gr Port   115  gr Wine, red       Rosemary 1 small sprig     Bay leaf 1 medium leaf 500  gr..
Pepper Sauce
Ingredients 30  gr Butter 2 tbl     Shallots. Very finely chopped 2 tbl                                          Garlic, fresh, crushed..
Corn Pudding
Ingredients 50   gr Butter   300  gr Sweetcorn, frozen 2.5 cups 150  gr Onion, white, chopped 1/2 cup 120  gr Eggs, whole 2 eggs 125  gr Milk 1/2 cup 125  gr ..
This recipe came about when we asked for a Don Pedro (a common South African alcoholic milkshake) at a local restaurant in Halifax.  We've called it a Don Juan and it's just a riff on the original Don Pedro - in all, basically, a grown-up milkshake but gorgeously yummy!   The white chocolate ganache is optional but it does add an additional layer of flavour.  You can replace this with 20gr of white chocolate by grating it finely into the blender but this will leave the drink a ..
Green Pea Hummous
Ingredients 400g frozen peas 1 garlic clove 2 tbsp almond butter or peanut butter 6 sprigs lemon thyme, leaves only Juice of ½ a lemon (put in half & taste) 1-2 tbsp olive oil 50g feta, crumbled (optional) Small pinch of chilli flakes (optional)   Method 1 Cook the peas in boiling water until tender, stirring o..
Hollandaise Sauce (Quick)
Serves 4 - 6 and is a quick and foolproof recipe Ingredients   180 gr Butter, unsalted       Eggs, YOLKS only 4 eggs 30 gr Lemons, JUICE only   4 gr Salt, sea fine 3/4 tsp 0.5 gr Pepper, freshly ground ..
Onion bhajia
Not the usual onion bhajis, these bhajia are light, crispy and utterly tasty!   Ingredients 120 gr Gram flour   30 gr Rice flour   15 gr Ghee or butter, melted  1 tbl 10 gr Lemon, JUICE ONLY 1/4 lemon     T..
Falafels or dahi vada - call them what you will - but they are an amazingly tasty appetisers or part of a meal served with salad and yoghurt in a wrap.   Ingredients 250 gr Chickpeas, dried   80 gr Onion, finely chopped (½ cup / 80 g in total) 1/2 medium 10 gr Garlic, crushed 1 clove 5 ..
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