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Jerk pork chops with rice and peas – Recipe 1

Jerk pork chops with rice and peas – Recipe

Add more or less scotch bonnet chillies to this recipe, depending how hot you like it. You can get gungo peas (pigeon peas) in the freezer cabinet of many supermarkets these days. Ingredients For the jerk pork chops bunch spring onions, roughly chopped 1–2 scotch bonnet chillies, depending on how hot you want it, seeds […]

Deep-fried ice cream with rum and raisin sauce – Recipe 2

Deep-fried ice cream with rum and raisin sauce – Recipe

The perfect combination of hot and cold. Prepare the ice cream balls in advance for an impressive dinner party dessert. Ingredients For the ice cream 1 litre/1¾ pints vanilla ice cream 150g/5½oz ginger nut biscuits 75g/2½oz desiccated coconut 2 free-range eggs, beaten 2 tbsp coconut cream vegetable oil, for deep frying For the rum and […]

Tender pork belly with rice parcels – Recipe 3

Tender pork belly with rice parcels – Recipe

Slowly steamed pork belly produces really tender results and is served with cabbage-wrapped vegetable rice parcels. Ingredients For the pork belly 650g/1lb 7oz pork belly, skin removed 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 tbsp dark soy sauce 2.5cm/1in fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 1 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns 2 star anise 200ml/7fl oz vegetable stock 4 […]

Steamed lemon sponge puddings with custard – Recipe 4

Steamed lemon sponge puddings with custard – Recipe

Light as air and deliciously sweet, these individual sponge puddings are comfort food to impress. For this recipe you will need four individual pudding moulds, a steamer and kitchen string. Ingredients For the puddings 90g/3¼oz butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 90g/3¼oz caster sugar 2 free-range eggs 2 lemons, juice and finely grated zest 115g/4oz […]

Steamed Cantonese-style fish with spicy noodles – Recipe 5

Steamed Cantonese-style fish with spicy noodles – Recipe

This delicious recipe is healthy and low fat without compromising on flavour. Ingredients For the fish 450g/1lb firm white fish fillets, such as cod or sole, skinned or a whole fish such as Dover sole or turbot 1 tsp coarse sea salt or plain salt 1½ tbsp finely shredded fresh root ginger 3 tbsp finely […]

Tuscan beans on sourdough toast – Recipe 8

Tuscan beans on sourdough toast – Recipe

Beans on toast get a facelift with this easy-to-make and healthy recipe. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil, plus 2 tsp for drizzling 1 red onion, roughly chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 227g tin chopped tomatoes 400g tin haricot beans, drained and rinsed 1 sprig fresh rosemary 2 x 75g/2¾oz (or 4 x 37.5g/1¼oz) slices sourdough […]

Firecracker prawns with stir-fried greens – Recipe 9

Firecracker prawns with stir-fried greens – Recipe

Packed with protein, flavour, colour and punch, this low-calorie, quick dinner will become a weekly favourite. Ingredients 1 tsp fennel seeds 2 tsp cumin seeds 4 spring onions, thinly sliced 2 red chillies, finely chopped (remove seeds for less heat) 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander leaves and stalks 2 limes, juice only 2 tbsp […]