Method: Put the broad beans, celery, stock, thyme and salt and pepper to taste into a large saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring frequently. Skim off any scum with slotted spoon, reduce the heat to low and simmer very gently for about 1 and 1/2 hours or until both the vegetables are very soft […]
Method: Put a little oil on both sides of the cod fillet. Place in a non-stick pan and cook on both sides for 2-3 minutes until the fish is cooked. Serve with three small boiled new potatoes and mixture of steamed fresh vegetables. Ingredients: 1 small cod steak, 1 tablespoon olive oil, ground black pepper.
When cooking fruits such rhubarb, do not allow the fruits to boil. It should simply cook at a low simmer. This will ensure as many of the nutrients as possible are preserved. Rhubarb is an excellent source of calcium. Method: Place the rhubarb, agave syrup and water in a small pan. Cook over a gentle […]
Method: Place the water or rice milk in a small saucepan, add the rice, cinnamon, vanilla, orange zest and juice and the syrup if using. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ingredients: 350ml water or rice milk, 100g organic short grain brown rice, 1/4 stick cinnamon, 1/4 pod vanilla, […]
Salad dressing s are very personal things, so it is not easy to give precis amounts for the various ingredients. Play around with the following method until you produce something that suits for your taste. Method: Mix all the ingredients together in a jam jar and share well until you have an evenly blended dressing. […]
Method: Melt the low fat spread in a large pan and add the chicken, pepper, onion, garlic and seasoning. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the stock, rice and lemon juice continue cooking with the lid on over a medium heat for 20 minutes. Add the sliced mushrooms and cook for further 5 minutes. Serve garnished […]
A treat for those who prefer to drink their gourmet breakfast. Method: Peel the kiwi fruits and the banana. Add them into a blender with a dash of lemon juice and the yogurt. Once blended, pop some ice into glass and pour the smoothie over. Ingredients: 4 kiwi fruits, 1 small banana, lemon juice, 80g […]