Meat

One Pot Creamy Chicken and Bacon with Pesto Pasta

Ingredients:  6 bacon strips 2 chicken breasts 2 teaspoons of salt 1 teaspoon of pepper 1 teaspoon of garlic powder 2 onions (sliced) 4 garlic cloves 30g of spinach 5 cups of milk 450g of fettuccine 1/2 cup of pesto … Continue reading

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Bacon and Lentil Soup

Ingredients:  2 carrots 1 large onion 2-3 pieces of bacon 1/2 bag of lentils 1.25 litres of stock 1 teaspoon of olive oil Method:  Dice carrots and the onion, slice the bacon into strips and sweat together in the olive … Continue reading

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Turkey Meatballs

Ingredients:  1 tin of haricot beans 1 onion 1 chilli 1 slice of bread A handful of fresh parsley (finely chopped) Flour 500g of turkey mince 2 tablespoons of oil Method:  Drain the beans, rinse and cover with water. Bring … Continue reading

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Hot Pot

Ingredients:  6 bacon strips 2 chicken breasts 2 teaspoons of salt 1 teaspoon of pepper 1 teaspoon of garlic powder 2 sliced onions 4 garlic cloves 5 ounces of spinach 140g of spinach 5 cups of milk 450g of fettuccine … Continue reading

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Stuffed Chicken with Tomato Sauce and a Fresh Spicy Salad

Ingredients:  2 chicken breasts 2 slices of Parma ham or cooked ham 75g of mozzarella or Fontina cheese (sliced) 2 garlic cloves (crushed) 4 fresh basil leaves (finely chopped) Salt and pepper Seasoned flour 1-2 eggs (beaten) Breadcrumbs/semolina/polenta flour Olive … Continue reading

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Sticky Apples with Sausages, Bacon and Winter Vegetables

Ingredients:  8 rashers of streaky bacon 8 pork sausages 2 apples (cut into wedges) Potatoes and sweet potatoes (chopped into chunks) Onions (chopped into quarters) Optional Ingredients:  Red onions Parsnips Swedes Beetroots Method:  Preheat the oven to 220 degrees celsius.  … Continue reading

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Seco De Cordero

Ingredients:  1 red onion (chopped) 2 garlic cloves (chopped) 2 teaspoons of cumin 1 teaspoon of turmeric 400g of lamb shoulder (minced or diced) Coriander (chopped) Tomatoes (chopped, not tinned) 1 red pepper (sliced) Stock/boiling water Salt and pepper Method:  … Continue reading

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Bulgarian Giuvech

Ingredients:  A generous handful of okra (whole) A generous handful of green peas A generous handful of diced tomatoes 200g of tomato sauce 1 large diced onion 3-4 garlic cloves (crushed) Dried mint 1/2 a bunch of parsley (chopped) 1 … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Stir Fry

Ingredients:  1 large chicken breast (approximately 180g) 1 bunch of fresh coriander 2 large cloves of garlic A small piece of fresh ginger 8 spring onions 1 fresh red chilli 1 lime 100g of dried egg noodles Vegetable oil 2 … Continue reading

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Pastry Pies

Ingredients:  Puff pastry (home or ready made) 1 potato Eggs For the leek and haddock filling:  Haddock White sauce Butter Leeks (chopped) Flour Milk For the chicken and mushroom filling:  Chicken 1 onion Flour Milk Method:  Preheat the oven to … Continue reading

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Drob Sarma

Bulgarian “Drob Sarma” is  a main course made with chopped lamb’s liver and rice topped with a savoury egg ‘custard’ known as kalifka.  Ingredients:  450g of lamb’s liver (washed, trimmed and chopped) 2 tablespoons of butter 2 bunches of green … Continue reading

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Stomna Kebap

Ingredients:  1kg of stewing beef 600-700g spring onions 5-6 peppers 1 tablespoon of tomato puree 2 bunches of parsley 1 tablespoon of plain flour Thyme, peppermint, paprika, salt and pepper 100ml of vegetable oil 1 root celeriac 200ml of water … Continue reading

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Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients:  Butter or vegetable oil for frying 1 large onion 400g of the best stewing or fillet steak that you can obtain 200g of button mushrooms 250ml of sour cream 2 teaspoons of French mustard or Worcester Sauce Method:  Chop … Continue reading

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Shepherds Pie

Ingredients:  500g of minced beef 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 onion (finely chopped) 1 carrot (finely chopped) 3 teaspoons of gravy powder 150ml of water 500g of potatoes (peeled and chopped into even chunks) 50g of butter Seasoning Method:  … Continue reading

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Savoy Cabbage Alla Tirolese

Ingredients:  350g of savoy cabbage (finely shredded) 25g of lean speck (3mm thick) 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1/2 garlic clove (finely chopped) 1/4 red chilli (chopped) Salt and black pepper 350ml of chicken stock OR bouillon cubes/powder Method:  Cut … Continue reading

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Pork Salsa

Ingredients:  400g of diced pork 1 large onion 2-3 garlic cloves 2 fresh chillies Vegetable oil Garam masala 1 tomato tin Salt to taste Method: Heat the oil in a large pot to a high temperature. Add the onions and … Continue reading

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Normandy Pork

Ingredients:  4 pork chops 2 medium onions 1 clove of garlic 1/2 litre of cloudy apple juice Thyme (optional) 1/2 carton of single cream (optional) Method:  Heat a tablespoon of vegetable oil in a heavy base saucepan. Melt the onions … Continue reading

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Chilli and Coriander Beef Burgers

Ingredients:  1 red onion (finely chopped) 1 green chilli (deseeded and chopped) Bunch of coriander (chopped) 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped) 1 egg 250g of lean mince Method:  Mix all the ingredients in a bowl thoroughly and mould your burgers … Continue reading

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Chicken Stir Fry

Ingredients: Olive oil 2″ piece of fresh ginger 6 garlic cloves 150g of small chicken pieces 3 carrots (chopped) Spring onions Green leafy vegetables Sesame seeds 200g of rice Method: Cook the rice in a pot of boiling water, (depending … Continue reading

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Chicken Pieces cooked with Herbs and Tomatoes

Ingredients: 600g of chicken pieces 300g of small/cherry tomatoes A handful of fresh basil leaves or a tablespoon of dried basil A sprig of fresh rosemary or a teaspoon of dried rosemary 2 large purple onions 3 shallots or 1 … Continue reading

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Chicken Curry

Ingredients: 350g of chicken 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt 4 teaspoons of cumin 3 teaspoons of coriander 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper Freshly ground black pepper 5 cloves of garlic 2″ piece of ginger 100ml of water … Continue reading

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Chick Peas with Red Peppers and Sausages

Ingredients:  1 large red pepper 1 large spicy sausage 1 tin of chick peas 1 tin of tomatoes 2 cloves of garlic Fresh rosemary or parsley if available Method: Chop the red pepper and sausage into chunks and fry them … Continue reading

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Cabbage and Bacon Stir Fry

Ingredients:  500g of firm cabbage (sliced thinly and washed) 2 onions/leeks (sliced thinly and washed) 250g of bacon (cut into strips) 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 teaspoon of ‘Chinese Five Spice’ Method:  Heat the oil in a wide pan. … Continue reading

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Beef Stir Fry

Ingredients:  450g of rump or sirloin steak (beef) 3 garlic cloves (finely chopped) 1 teaspoon of coriander (finely chopped) 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of rice wine 2 teaspoons of caster sugar 1 tablespoon of cornflour Sauce: 2 … Continue reading

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Brown Lentil and Chorizo Stew

This is a typical Spanish dish. The spicy chorizo, smoked paprika and wholesome lentils make a great taste combination, and what’s more is that it’s really simple to make.  Ingredients:  300g of brown lentils 2 bay leaves 150g Spanish chorizo … Continue reading

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Broad Beans and Speck Tirolese

Ingredients:  1 kg of fresh broad beans 50g of speck (cut into strips) 2 garlic cloves 4 tablespoons of olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Method: Squash or cut the garlic cloves into small pieces, and fry them briefly … Continue reading

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Bean and Bacon Stew

Ingredients:  2-3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 red chilli (deseeded and finely chopped) 1-2 cloves of garlic (crushed) 2 medium onions (finely chopped) 200g back bacon (finely chopped) 4 varieties of beans (soaked and cooked until soft, about a small … Continue reading

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