Posts tagged "chilli"

Spicy Caribbean chicken stew

A tasty stew that is so incredibly easy to make and really warms you up in the cold winter evenings.

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Chillies

A sweet and gently spiced bread that’s perfect for dipping or a tasty sandwich. A hybrid of focaccia and pompe à l’huile

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Forman and Field London Cure Smoked Salmon

Blinis aren’t hard to make so why do they only get served at posh parties? These ones are made with three types of creme fraiche.

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Chilli sauces in dipping pots

My recommendations for the best chilli sauces around – from mild to lip-tingling!

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Chillies on a string

Don’t waste your leftover chillies! Make a beautiful decoration you can eat in the future with this quick and easy step by step guide.

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Bang Bang chips

A few years ago my friend Kyo took me to a chinese takeaway in Fratton (the type I usualy despise with yellow and red signs) that served sesame chips. They must have been pretty good seeing as they’ve stuck in mind! I created my own “shoestring fries” version but oven baked them and added some chilli to spice things up a bit.

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Malaysian Jahor Laksa garnised with cucumber and chilli

Since visiting Tampopo restaurant I’ve wanted to learn how to make my own laksa, a kind of curry spiced soup with noodles. Laksa originally refers to the noodles used, but over time has come to mean the soup. I took this recipe from my 1950′s recipe book, although I’ve tweaked it a fair bit.

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Thai prawn and mussel tom yam soup

This is one of my absolute favourite things to eat, plus it’s really healthy too. I learned to make this whilst I was travelling, at a little place called Pum’s on Kho Phi Phi island. This soup isn’t so much sour as zingy – make sure you use fresh kaffir lime leaves, it really does make a difference to the taste.

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