Curried Parsnip Soup with Parsnip Crisps

Soup glorious soup. So today it is raining very heavily and I had my flu jab yesterday so I’m feeling a bit achey. To make everything better I made myself a delicious bowl of spicy comforting soup. Parsnips make any soup seem really creamy, silky and smooth. The spices in this are delicious, so warming…

Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Chicken and Jersey Royals

So I couldn’t make anything more apt for Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee celebration it was first made up for her coronation so I guess it’s truly hers there have been variations going as far back as George V but this version is my favourite . God bless the queen and Britain. Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 300…

Prawn Katsu Curry

I have wanted to do this dish for ages and finally got round to it. I love prawn curry and I love katsu curry thanks to that well know restaurant 😜 so I decided to put the 2 together. Gosh it was nice and very moorish. Everything just went together perfectly. There is abit of…

Jersey Royal Potato and Kale Curry

So I’m making the most of the jersey royal season. I have had them in salads with fish and thought they would be perfect in a curry as they don’t go mushy. I was right they worked perfectly in this curry. I love spices so I added all my favourites and it was so tasty….

Chicken and Pea Aubergine Green Thai Curry

We went to our big Chinese supermarket to stock up on asian essentials while we were there we saw these pea aubergines. The only place we have ever tried them is in bali and they served them in a red Indonesian duck curry. They have quite a slightly bitter citrus flavour. This curry is simple,…

Thai Prawn, Pea and Coconut Rice Salad

This salad is simple but really delicious. You can use any curry paste that is knocking about in the cupboard. I always seem to have a few spring onions and a piece of ginger in the fridge so this is a great way to use them up. I used frozen peas and prawns which makes…

Healthy Crown Prince Squash and Red Lentil Curry

I love squash and the crown prince has lovely orange flesh and is deliciously sweet. It really holds its shape and texture in this curry. It is tasty, filling and healthy. Ingredients (serves 2) 1/2 crown prince squash, whole if small. Peeled center removed and cut into 5cm chunks 2 shallots, peeled and finely diced…

Fragrantly Spiced Lamb and Sweet Potato Curry

This curry is full of flavour and is really comforting, the smells you get from the kitchen are so yummy and make it really satisfying to eat. It has a lovely spice flavour and a hint of heat but it doesn’t blow your head off. Lamb takes on spices really well and the potato makes…

Curried Hake on Spiced Lentils Recipe

I love hake it is such a meaty fish and takes on flavours really well. It is a substainable fish too which is really good. This is a lightly spiced dish and it is really healthy and tasty to eat. I never get bored of lentils and I really enjoy jazzing them up with different…

Sweet and Spicy Homemade Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe

In a well-known chain of asian restaurants I always order the vegetable version of this and wanted to try it home. OMG this was so much better. I combined 3 recipes I found online taking all the best bits to create this beautiful version. It is sweet from the carrots and onion, tangy from the…

Rick’s Malaysian Beef Rendang Recipe

One Christmas I got Rick Stein’s Far eastern Odyssey cookbook and dvd. When I saw the rendang I thought it looked amazing. I like this Malaysian version as the curry is much wetter and I love sauce. The beef just melts in your mouth and the heat and spice in the curry is just right….

Lightly Spiced Healthy Hake Curry Recipe

  This curry was really tasty and light, perfect for some spice in the summer. I can’t believe it comes in at just 152 kcal per portion perfect for the 5:2 diet. Hake is such a good fish to use in curry as it really holds it shape and takes on flavour a bit like…

Homemade Thai Duck Curry with Udon Noodles Recipe

Nothing is better than a good curry. I like curries from all over Indian, Thai, Japanese etc. I think Thai flavours work so well with duck so we decided to go down this route for our dinner. It is really satisfying making your own curry paste and the flavour is so much better and I…

Asian Pork, Coconut and Pineapple Curry Recipe

So I saw Rick Stein make this on Saturday Kitchen and I thought it looked delicious and we had some pork shoulder in the freezer so we decided to give it a go. It was delicious, it tasted fresh and zingy, sort of like a sweet and sour. The pork was so tender and I…