Chermoula paste/marinade/sauce is really versatile and adds so much flavour and punch to so many dishes. It is great with fish, chicken, vegetables. The quantity in this recipe will be enough for a dish for 4 people, but  if you double the quantites and store any leftovers  in an air tight container in [...]

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Great little vegetarian dinner – kind of like aubergine parmigiana, but with a few little twists.

serves 4

2 x aubergines – thinly sliced length ways – then griddled until tender
1 x 500g tub of mascarpone
250g  parmesan grated
2 red chillies chopped finely
a few basil leaves [...]

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The apple tones down the metallic taste of the mackerel and the earthiness of the beetroot – perfect summer evening dinner.

feeds 4

2 boneless smoked mackerel fillets
1 medium raw peeled and grated beetroot
1 large sweet apple – grated (no need to remove the skin)
100g gram [...]

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Okay this is a bit of a faf for JUST a salad, however you could make polenta wedges using this recipe and top them with other nice things and really make a meal of it!

this will make enough to fit an 18cm by 26cm baking tray, so lots and leftovers for a [...]

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We had some free-range pork mince leftover from a catering job so thought we would make these ikea style meatballs for the deli.

makes 4-6 portions

for the meatballs

3 slices of white bread, crusts removed
150ml milk
1kg of pork mince
1 free range egg
1 red onion [...]

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mid week supper possibility….

makes 6 to 8 tartlets

packet of pre-made puff pastry
tomato sauce (1 onion, jar of passata, garlic, pinch of salt and sugar cooked down into thick sauce)
2 free range or organic chicken breasts
1 chilli, chopped finely
1 small bunch coriander finely [...]

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Jen in the kitchen made this today and it is absolutely delicious, I will have to be a little vague in the quantities of ingredients as it is one of those salads that you just add a little bit of this and a little bit of that until it is right for you, [...]

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A few months I was having a chat with my spanish member of staff Jota, i was asking about the different combinations of fillings Spanish like to have in their chorizo sandwiches and he came back with – chorizo and cheese or chorizo and olive oil. I decided to add chilli jam [...]

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