Chickpea and spinach coconut Dhal + sides

So if you’re looking for a fakeaway idea this weekend why not try my curry night. Chickpea and spinach coconut dhal, onion bhaji and naan bread. All homemade. The Bhajis Rice flour All purpose flour Paprika Turmeric Pepper Cold water A batter made from table spoon of half rice flour half all purpose but you can use all purpose on its own if you don’t … Continue reading Chickpea and spinach coconut Dhal + sides

Pan Fried Duck Breast & Black Garlic Mash

This is Pan fried duck, black garlic mash, grilled asparagus and a brandy, mushroom and shallot sauce. Easily a meal for a special occasion but definitely one that can be had all year round. Ingredients Duck Breast (I use Gressingham duck) Butter 3 Large potatoes Black garlic paste (from Original Black Garlic) Asparagus Shot of brandy Chestnut mushrooms 1/2 teaspoon dried Thyme 1 medium shallot … Continue reading Pan Fried Duck Breast & Black Garlic Mash

Prosecco and garlic, creamy prawns

Ingredients Large skin on raw tiger prawns (fresh or frozen – but thawed) Prosecco Butter Cream Parsley Garlic paste Thick bread for dipping! Because of how rich this dish is we literally cook the tiger prawns (frozen section at Morrisons for mine) in the pan with all that lovely gubbins and just use some thick slices of bread to soak up all the juices once … Continue reading Prosecco and garlic, creamy prawns


So you can’t have KFC on a lazy bank holiday Monday. What’s the next best thing? Make your own of course, it’s crazy how easy this is!! Ingredients Chicken (drumsticks, wings, breast, thighs) Plain flour Corn Flakes Plain Flour 1 egg 1 chicken Oxo Butter Crush a shed load of corn flakes fine into a big bowl and mix in a teaspoon of salt, pepper … Continue reading Scotty-Cookins-Fried-Chicken

Lamb Bhuna & Coconut-Chilli-lime rice

Serves 2/3 For the spice paste 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon of cumin powder 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon fenugreek powder 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard For the curry 2 tablespoons butter 2 large onions, sliced Tablespoon of garlic paste Tablespoon of ginger paste 8 green cardamom pods, crushed 1 fresh green chillies, seeds removed and finely chopped 1 … Continue reading Lamb Bhuna & Coconut-Chilli-lime rice

Onion Bhajis

Who doesn’t love the crispy crunch of an Onion Bhaji? These crispy little nuggets of oniony goodness will get all you snack cravings sorted. Ingredients • One large onion• One large egg• Four heaped tablespoons of plain flour • One tablespoon of smoked Paprika• One tablespoon ofTurmeric• One tablespoon of Garlic granules. • Half teaspoon of baking powder• Seas salt• Pepper Method Slice the onion … Continue reading Onion Bhajis