Tarka Daal

400g Lentils 1 Onion 1 – 2 Fresh Chillies 1 tbsp Butter 2 tbsp Tumeric 2 tbsp Cumin Seeds 1tsp Garam Masala 1tsp Coriander 2-3 cloves of garlic Fresh Ginger Boil the lentils in enough water to cover them by … Continue reading

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Black Bean Sauce

Ingredients 500g Black Beans (Yuan You preserved beans) 2 large garlic bulbs 0.5 litre cooking oil 4 table spoons sugar In a large sauce pan bring half of the oil to a medium high heat add the garlic finely chopped … Continue reading

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Smoked Trout Pate

8 ounces flaked smoked trout. 1/2 cup crème fraîche 1/2 cup low-fat cream cheese 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice. 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/2 cup minced fresh chives … Continue reading

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Crumble lid

Rather than having a pastry lid for a pie you can always use a crumble lid. We are all familiar with apple and other fruit crumbles, but you can use a savoury crumble for vegetable, meat or fish dishes. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Home Made Beef-Burgers

In view of the recent news that Tesco’s economy beef-burgers are not made of pure beef – Who’d of guessed?  How often have you seen a pack of burgers and thought that were too cheap – well now you know … Continue reading

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