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17 Feb, 2015

Harissa chicken bake

By |February 17th, 2015|Gluten-free, Low calorie, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Harissa chicken bake - Low calorie chicken, flavoured with harissa spice, yoghurt and vegetables. One pot cook in the oven in less than 30 minutes. Great family meal when in a hurry. - chicken breasts (skinless and breasts slashed), harissa, fat free greek yoghurt (or natural yoghurt), butternut squash (peeled, deseeded and cut into wedges), [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Crab and prawn tostadas

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes, Starters, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Crab and prawn tostadas - Tostada is a Spanish word meaning "toasted". In Mexico and other parts of Hispanic America it is the name of different local dishes which are toasted or use a toasted ingredient as the main base of their preparation. - crab meat, prawns (cooked and shelled), lime juice (plus lime zest), [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Spinach and ricotta strudels

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes, Starters, Vegetarian|1 Comment

Spinach and ricotta strudels - Fresh and creamy filo parcels, crispy, but light. Perfect for a vegetarian starter or canapè. - fresh spinach (cooked and finely chopped), ricotta cheese, egg (beaten), salt and pepper (freshly ground), freshly grated nutmeg, filo pastry (shop bought), melted butter, sesame seeds (or poppy seeds - optional for serving), Preheat [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Pumpernickel, salmon and mascarpone

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes, Starters|0 Comments

Pumpernickel, salmon and mascarpone - Pumpernickel is a kind of rye bread and this is served with smoked salmon, dill and marscapone cream. Delicious little canapes for any party. This recipe requires no cooking! - pumpernickel bread (sliced), dill, lemon, mascarpone, white wine vinegar, smoked salmon, salt and pepper (freshly ground), Cut out circles of [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Spiced lamb kofta

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes, Starters, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Spiced lamb kofta - In the simplest form, Koftas consist of balls of minced or ground meat, usually beef or lamb mixed with spices and/or onions. - onion (finely diced), garlic (crushed), minced lamb (neck or leg), smoked paprika, ground allspice, ground cinnamon, ground cumin, mint (roughly chopped), coriander (roughly chopped), olive oil, salt and [...]

1 Jan, 2015


By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Gluten-free, Recipes, Sauces, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Tzatziki - Tzatziki is a Greek originated sauce served with grilled meats or as a dip. It is made of strained yogurt mixed with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, sometimes lemon juice, and dill, mint, or parsley and served cold. A perfect accompaniment to the grilled meats & fish of a summer BBQ! - cucumber [...]

21 Sep, 2014

Congress tarts

By |September 21st, 2014|Recipes, Sweet treats|0 Comments

Congress tarts - These are amazing. Buttery pastry filled with jam and almond filling (llike frangipane). This is an old recipe left by my grandmother. While the size of her cup measurements is a mystery, many family members have tried to replicate this recipe. - Filling: melted butter, caster sugar, egg (beaten), ground rice, almond [...]