Category Archives: lime

roasted vegetable chilli

roasted vegetable chilli with parmesan wedges

Those lovely people at asked me to come up with a family-friendly money-saving recipe.  Just for them I made roasted vegetable chilli with parmesan wedges. They filmed it to boot. Watch the whole recipe below on YouTube: roasted vegetable chilli video Fun fact: I wasn't going to make wedges, it was supposed to be polenta fingers. Unfortunately the wrong ingredients were delivered! Disaster. A quick rummage around the store cupboard and I settled on (what else) potatoes instead. Make sure you pop along to … Continue Reading ››

beef rendang

brisket beef rendang thai curry When Jamie started banging on about using brisket to save money, I didn't need any convincing. I've been a fan of this largely ignored beef cut for years; I've got 5 or 6 recipes around here somewhere including the mighty cholent, a very popular dinner in this house. I bought a lovely 2.5kg piece for £19, divided it up and froze half. I roasted the other half to serve 4 people generously and still … Continue Reading ››

chicken skewers, satay sauce and noodle salad

chicken skewers with satay sauce and noodle salad This recipe is adapted from one of Jamie's 30-Minute Meals. If you've browsed around this blog in the last couple of months, you'll have noticed that I've gone through quite a lot of them, and they've all been pretty fantastic. This is the first one that felt like a lot of fuss for okay results. I'm sure it could be simplified to a more … Continue Reading ››

lemon, olive and herb rub

lemon, olive and herb rub Do you like recipes that you can knock out in 20 minutes after work? Me too. This is not one of those recipes. The flavours here are complimentary to many things but particularly food with a Mediterranean angle. Great on chicken, great on fish... and of course you can vary it according to what's knocking about threatening to go off. Lemon, olive and herb rub:

A couple of handfuls of olives

Peel of 1 lemon

Peel of 1 orange

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