Diabetic Foodie's Recipes

Iced Cappuccino

1. Place all ingredients in food processor or blender; process until smooth. Place container in freezer; freeze 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until top and sides of mixture are partially frozen. 2. Scrape sides of container; process until smooth and frothy. Garnish as... - 24.1907

Coriander Chutney

Grind all ingredients together to a smooth paste. Taste and adjust seasoning. - 31.4101

Chicken Salad

Wash chicken and remove all fat. Place in an ovenproof dish and cover with cling wrap. Make 1-2 slits in cling wrap. Microwave on medium for 15 minutes. Allow to rest in oven till cool. Remove and discard skin and bones of chicken. Cut flesh into neat... - 46.8558

Chili Beef And Red Pepper Fajitas With Chipotle Salsa

1. Place steak on plate. Squeeze lime juice over steak; sprinkle with chili powder and cumin. Coat well; let stand 10 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, to prepare salsa, combine tomatoes and picante sauce in small bowl. Place chipotle on small plate. Using fork, mash... - 37.388

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Wash pumpkin, peel and chop roughly. Melt butter in a non-stick pan over low heat. Add onion and saute for about 3 minutes. Add pumpkin, ginger and spice powders and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in flour and salt. Pour in stock gradually, stirring all the while... - 46.1228

Chocolate Steamed Pudding

Melt the chocolate in a bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water. Combine the remaining ingredients, except for the hazelnuts, in a food processor or mixer and blend for 1 minute at low speed. Add the melted chocolate and blend for 1 minute at high... - 48.203

Hidden Pumpkin Pies

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Stir together pumpkin, evaporated milk, egg substitute, sweetener, pumpkin pie spice and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour into 6 (6-ounce) custard cups or 6 (3/4-cup) souffle dishes. Place in shallow baking dish or pan. Pour boiling... - 37.0032

Spicy Thai Salad

Peel cucumber, remove and discard seeds and grate flesh. Scrape carrots and grate. Toss vegetables with coriander leaves in a salad bowl. Combine ingredients for dressing in a small bowl and whisk well. Pour over salad and toss well to mix. Serve at room... - 35.8195

Aubergine Dip

Wash aubergine and dry. Hold over a high flame and roast till tender, turning frequently. Cut in half, scrape out flesh and mash. Wash bell peppers and dry. Hold over a high flame and char on all sides. Place in a plastic bag, seal tightly and stand for 5-7... - 46.3193

Spicy Okra

Wash okra and pat dry. Trim heads and make a slit halfway down okra. Combine ingredients for filling and stuff into okra. Smear an ovenproof dish with oil and arrange okra in dish. Cover with clingwrap. Make 1-2 slits in cling wrap. Microwave on high for 5... - 45.7254

Broccoli With Black Mushrooms

Soak mushrooms in warm water for 1 hour. Drain and shred thickly. Cut broccoli into florets, wash and drain well. Heat oil in a non-stick kadhai or wok over moderate heat. Add garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute. Mix in mushrooms, broccoli, spring onions,... - 44.1612

French Bean And Sesame Salad

Wash French beans, string and trim ends and leave whole. Blanch, drain and transfer to a salad bowl. Combine ingredients for dressing in a small bowl and whisk till well blended. Pour over beans and toss well to mix. Sprinkle remaining sesame seeds over salad... - 38.7408

Semolina Sweet Parsi Style

Sieve semolina into a bowl. Melt 1 tsp ghee in a pan over low heat. Add semolina and roast, stirring continuously till golden and fragrant. Remove from heat and set aside. Put milk with cardamoms in a kadhai or wok over high heat and boil for 5 minutes. Lower... - 42.5488

Green Papaya Salad

Peel papaya. Remove and discard seeds. Shred papaya flesh. Wash French beans, string and trim ends and cut into half. Blanch and drain thoroughly. Combine all ingredients except lime juice and garnish in a salad bowl and mix well. Just before serving,... - 42.5435

Spicy Omelette

Beat egg whites in a bowl till stiff but not dry. Mix in salt, garlic and spice powders. Heat 1/2 tsp oil in a non-stick pan over moderate heat. Pour 1/4 of the egg mixture into pan and cook till base is set and golden. Flip over and cook the other side. Make... - 36.8662

Cabbage Soup

Bring plenty of water to boil in a large pan and remove from heat. Plunge cabbage into boiling hot water and leave for 10 minutes. Remove from water, press well to drain and chop finely. Heat oil in a pan over moderate heat. Add onion and saute for 2... - 48.9252

Spicy Soya Nuggets

Soak soya nuggets in cold water for about 1 hour till soft. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over moderate heat. Add onion and saute till honey-coloured. Stir in ginger, garlic, turmeric, coriander powder, chilli powder, cumin seeds, poppy seeds, cardamoms, green... - 44.4693

Sugar Free Strawberry Jam

Hull strawberries and wash. Cut into halves. Sprinkle gelatine into warm water and set aside till completely dissolved. Dissolve sweetener in hot water and set aside. Place strawberries with very little water in a scrupulously clean pan over low heat. Simmer... - 38.4457

Honey, Orange And Thyme Bran Muffins

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. If using the milk, combine it with the lemon juice and leave to stand for 30 minutes. Place the sugar in a bowl and combine with the melted butter, soured milk or buttermilk, eggs, thyme, honey and orange zest. In... - 43.3104

Asian Chicken Salad

To make the dressing, combine the ingredients in a bowl. In another large bowl, mix the remaining ingredients with enough of the dressing to coat and season well with black pepper to taste. - 33.7953

Cold Gingered Fish

Wash fish and drain thoroughly. Heat oil in a kadhai or wok over moderate heat. Add ginger, lower heat and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add fish and stir-fry for 3 minutes till cooked through. Tip fish into a bowl. Combine remaining ingredients except garnish in a... - 44.8696

Teppanyaki Sesame Tofu With Soba

1. Heat a large flat frying or char-grill pan to very hot. 2. Meanwhile, place sesame oil and 1 tablespoon of teriyaki sauce in a small bowl. Mix to combine. Brush over both sides of tofu. Sprinkle one side of each piece of tofu with half the sesame seeds.... - 43.9018

Farmstand Frittata

1. Spray large nonstick ovenproof skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add broccoli and potatoes; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until hot. 2. Whisk together... - 33.3804

Mini Vegetable Quiches

In medium nonstick skillet, over medium-high heat, saute vegetables and green onions in margarine until tender. Arrange 4 tortilla pieces in each of 8 (6-ounce) greased custard cups or ramekins, placing points of tortilla pieces at center of bottom of each... - 35.4

Grilled Chicken With Coriander Chutney

To make the chutney, blend the ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Lightly spray the chicken breasts with oil and cook under a hot grill for 8 minutes on each side. Serve the chicken with the chutney, basmati rice and a leaf salad. - 33.0538

Chicken And Corn Soup

Remove and discard bones from chicken. Shred flesh. Heat stock in a pan over moderate heat. Add chicken and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in corn, salt and pepper. Mix cornflour with 1 tbsp water, add to soup and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently till... - 42.0545

Smoked Haddock And Potato 'risotto'

Heat the milk in a saucepan with the onion and bay leaf. Remove from the heat and allow to infuse for 15 minutes. Return to the heat. When simmering, add the fish and cook for 8 minutes. Remove the fish and set aside, then strain the cooking liquid. Cook the... - 43.5717

Pumpkin Risotto With Leek And Yogurt

Heat half of the oil in a large saute pan, add the pumpkin and cook over a fairly high heat for about 5 minutes until lightly caramelised, tossing occasionally. Reduce the heat, add the leeks and sage, and cook over a gentle heat, stirring occasionally, for... - 45.934

Fruity Rice Pudding

Bring the rice and milk to the boil in a saucepan, then reduce the heat and cook, covered, until most of the milk has evaporated into the rice, this should take about 1 1/2 hours. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. In a bowl, beat the eggs. Fold... - 41.3073

Eggs Baked On Okra

Heat oven to 150°C (300°F). Wash okra and wipe dry. Top and tail okra and slice into thin rounds. Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan over moderate heat. Add onions and saute till honey-coloured. Mix in okra, tomato, green chillies, coriander leaves and 1/2... - 42.2928

Sweet And Sour Vegetables

Cut cauliflower into florets. Trim French beans and cut into 1" pieces. Cut carrots, bell peppers and spring onions into 1" pieces. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over moderate heat and add vegetables. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and soya... - 46.3995

Salmon And Kipper Kedgeree

Cook the kipper and salmon in 600 ml water with the bay leaf over a medium heat for 7 minutes, then allow to cool slightly. Discard the bay leaf and lift the fish out of the water, reserving the water. Flake the fish, discarding any skin or bone. Rinse the... - 42.6359

Prawn And Sweet Corn Salad

Whisk together the egg yolk, oil, lemon juice and mustard. Once this has emulsified, fold in the yogurt. Add the herbs and spring onion and combine with the prawns and sweetcorn. - 32.249

Spicy Sardines With Chickpea And Avocado Salad

To make the salad, place the egg yolk in a bowl, beat in the oil and vinegar and stir in the onion, garlic, parsley, capers, chickpeas and avocado. Season with salt and black pepper. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Lightly spray a small frying... - 40.6171

Black Olive Dip

Blend all the ingredients in a food processor and blitz until smooth - unless you prefer to leave it slightly chunky. - 25.121

Italian Mixed Vegetables

Heat oil in a non-stick pan over moderate heat. Add onion and saute till translucent. Mix in carrots and celery and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Blend in tomatoes, vinegar and water, and simmer for about 5 minutes till vegetables are half-cooked. Add bell peppers... - 44.1934

Grilled Salmon Salad With Orange Basil Vinaigrette

1. Whisk together juice concentrate, vinegar, basil and olive oil. Set aside 2 tablespoons juice concentrate mixture. Reserve remaining mixture to use as salad dressing. 2. Prepare grill for direct grilling. Grill salmon, skin side down, over medium coals 5... - 35.4093

French Style Mushrooms

Wash mushrooms and wipe dry. Remove stalks and chop finely. Slice mushroom caps thickly. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over moderate heat. Add mushroom caps, salt and pepper and stir for about 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish and keep warm. Add mushroom... - 41.6759

Apple Cherry Glazed Pork Chops

1. Trim fat from pork chops. Stir together thyme, salt and pepper. Rub on both sides of pork chops. Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Add pork chops. Cook over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until barely pink in center, turning once. Remove chops from... - 32.0805

Oriental Coleslaw

1. Using a rinder, Japanese grater or sharp knife, cut daikon and carrot into long thin strips. Place in a large bowl. Add Chinese and red cabbages, green onions, snow peas, spinach, raisins and nuts. Toss to combine. 2. To make dressing, place sesame seeds... - 34.5167

Char Grilled Vegetable Slices

1. Preheat barbecue to a medium heat. Place oil and garlic in a small bowl and whisk to combine. Brush eggplant, zucchini, red pepper and tomato slices with oil mixture. 2. Cook eggplant, zucchini and red pepper slices on lightly oiled barbecue, turning... - 30.5588

Stuffed Sardines

In a saucepan, sweat the onion in the olive oil. Add the breadcrumbs and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the currants, pine nuts and parsley. Pour in the citrus juices and stir. Season with black pepper and mix well. Allow to cool. Preheat... - 40.5988

Pureed Vegetables With Dal

Wash dais and drain. Place all ingredients except garnish in a pressure cooker and cook under pressure for 15 minutes. Cool and pour into a colander. Mash till smooth. Garnish with fried onion and serve hot with brown rice. - 39.2112

Linguine With Fiery Prawns

Heat half the oil in a frying-pan over a medium heat. Add the chilli flakes and cook for 1 minute. Add the thyme, tomatoes and half the garlic, and stir well to combine. Cook for about 15 minutes, until the sauce has reduced and thickened. Fold in the spinach... - 44.5551

Cold Celery And Tomato Soup

Scrub celery stems, chop roughly and puree in a blender. Strain juice and discard fibres. You should have 3/4 cup of celery juice. Mix celery juice with tomato juice and freeze till almost firm. Place semi-frozen juice in a blender with curd and whisk. Add... - 42.1569

Bottle Gourd Dessert

Wash, peel and grate bottlegourd. Pour milk into a non-stick pan, add bottlegourd and cardamoms and simmer over low heat till bottlegourd is cooked. Remove from heat, cool and add sweetener. Spoon into wine glasses or individual dessert bowls, sprinkle with... - 34.5397

Sauteed Vegetables

Wash vegetables. Trim and string French beans and chop. Scrape carrots and dice. Cut cauliflower into florets and wash. Cut mushrooms into quarters. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a non-stick kadhai or wok over moderate heat. Add ground spices and fry stirring... - 46.2174

Tandoori Lamb

1. To make marinade, mix all ingredients in a bowl. Place lamb in a glass or ceramic dish. Spoon over marinade. Rub in well. Cover. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2-4 hours. 2. Preheat oven to 250°C / 475°F / Gas 9. Scrape excess marinade from lamb. Place... - 32.607

Mushroom Rolls

Wash mushrooms, wipe dry and chop finely. Combine all ingredients except roti in a mixing bowl. Mix well, taste and adjust seasoning. Divide mixture into 8 portions. Spread a portion of mixture along one side of each roti and roll. Serve immediately. - 37.1965

Curried Chicken Sindhi Style

Joint chicken. Remove and discard skin. Wash and drain. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over moderate heat. Add onions and fry till honey-coloured. Mix in ground spices and fry till brown. Add remaining ingredients except curd and salt. Mix well and add... - 47.4045

Veal Chops With Sun Dried Tomatoes

1. Coat chops with flour. Heat oil in a frying pan and cook garlic, prosciutto and coriander or tarragon over a high heat for 2 minutes. Add chops and brown on both sides. 2. Stir in stock. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until... - 30.6745

Mother's Chicken Curry

Joint chicken. Remove and discard skin. Wash and pat dry. Smear chicken with ginger-garlic paste and marinate for 1 hour. Heat oil in a large non-stick pan over moderate heat. Add roasted onion paste and saute till honey-coloured. Mix in ground spices and fry... - 45.0998

Party Salad

Combine all vegetables, apple and paneer in a large bowl and toss well to mix. Place all ingredients for dressing except curd and oil in a blender and blend till well mixed. Whisk curd with 2 tbsp water. With the machine running, slowly pour in oil and then... - 43.5935

Fragrant Lemon Chicken

Cut chicken into 4 pieces. Remove and discard skin. Wash and drain thoroughly. Arrange in a single layer in a flat dish. Combine ingredients for marinade, rub into chicken, cover and refrigerate for 6-8 hours, turning over once or twice. Heat a tandoor,... - 41.0874

Finger Licking Chicken Salad

1. Toss chicken, celery, oranges and grapes in covered plastic container. 2. For dipping sauce, combine yogurt, mayonnaise, soy sauce and pumpkin pie spice in small covered plastic container. 3. Pack chicken mixture and dipping sauce in insulated bag with ice... - 33.2203

Salmon Cutlets With Pineapple Salsa

1. Preheat barbecue to a medium heat. Cook salmon cutlets on lightly oiled barbecue grill for 3-5 minutes each side or until flesh flakes when tested with a fork. 2. To make salsa, place pineapple, spring onions, chili, lemon juice and mint in a food... - 27.758

Apricot Puree With Orange Sauce

Wash apricots and soak in water for 5-6 hours till fruit is soft and swollen. Remove seeds and discard. Reserve water. Place apricots with reserved water in a medium-sized pan over moderate heat and cook till tender. Remove from heat, pour in orange juice,... - 46.7564

Spanish Chicken

Remove and discard skin from chicken. Wash and pat dry. Smear oil in a microwave browning dish. Place chicken in dish and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Mix in remaining ingredients and microwave on high for 12 minutes. Microwave on low for a further 10... - 39.9165

Fruit Fool

Wash and hull fruit. Mash fruit with a wooden spoon into a large mixing bowl. You can use a blender to make the puree. Beat curd in a large bowl till smooth. Fold in fruit puree. Taste and add sweetener if needed. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Scoop into... - 35.1134

Summer Jelly

1. Place apricots, grapes, strawberries and cherries in a bowl and toss to combine. 2. Place gelatin mixture, water and apple juice in a bowl and mix to combine. Pour one-quarter of the mixture into a lightly oiled 1 / 1 3/4 liter capacity mould and top with... - 34.5434

Pineapple Carpaccio With A Fruit 'daiquiri' Sauce

Using a sharp knife, cut the pineapple into paper-thin slices and arrange them so they cover the base of four large plates. In a liquidiser, blend together the bananas, strawberries (reserving 4 for decoration), yogurt, rum and honey until smooth. Slice the 4... - 35.0895

Plum Pot

Cut plums and remove seeds. Heat water in a pan over high heat. Add cinnamon and boil for 5 minutes. Add plums, lower heat and cook for about 4-6 minutes till fruit is tender. Remove from heat and stir in sweetener. Cool and pour into a blender with... - 43.6957

Teriyaki Tuna With Roast Garlic Noodles

Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5. In a shallow dish, combine the soy sauce, mirin or dry sherry, sugar and ginger. Finely chop the 2 garlic cloves and add to the dish. Add the tuna and cover. Refrigerate for 2 hours, turning from time to time. Cut... - 45.8377

Sausage And Red Pepper Strata

1. Spray medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add sausage, oregano and red pepper flakes, if desired. Cook until browned. Drain on paper towels. 2. Spray 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray. Line bottom of pan with... - 34.5001

Spicy King Prawns

Devein prawns, wash thoroughly and drain well. Sprinkle with salt and marinate for 1 hour. Mix spice paste into prawns and marinate for 30 minutes. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over moderate heat. Add prawns with their marinade and cook for about 3 minutes... - 43.705

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Wash mushrooms, wipe dry and chop. Melt butter in a pan over low heat. Add onion and saute for about 5 minutes. Mix in mushrooms, nutmeg, salt and pepper, cover pan and leave for about 5 minutes to draw out mushroom juices. Stir in milk and stock. Simmer... - 46.9998

Baked Cod With Olives And Spring Onions

Preheat the oven to 230°C/450°F/gas mark 8. Lightly oil a roasting tray and place the cod in the bottom. In a bowl, combine the olives, herbs, spring onions, chillies and lime zest with the lime juice, then spread this mixture over the top of the... - 40.0252

Mixed Vegetables Kerala Style

Trim French beans and peel gourds and carrots. Chop vegetables into 1/2" pieces. Combine all ingredients except curd and oil in a pan. Add a little water and boil over high heat till vegetables are just tender. Stir in curd. Just before serving pour hot oil... - 41.6357

A Bowl Of Steaming Mussels

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion, anchovies, garlic and chilli and cook until the onion is soft but not brown. Add the wine and the stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes, then add the mussels and... - 40.1116

Cheese Dip

Mix together all ingredients and serve with celery and carrot sticks. The dip should have a slightly chunky texture. - 28.6391

Trout In A Red Pepper Blanket

Char the peppers in the oven or over a gas flame until the skin is blackened. Place the peppers in a paper bag and seal. Allow the peppers to steam in their own heat for 15 minutes, then remove and peel. Place in a food processor with their juice and... - 40.2185

Tomato Water

Blend all the ingredients, except for the plum tomatoes and basil, in a liquidiser. Pour the pulp into jelly bags and allow to drip through, preferably overnight. Do not force through as it will cloud the liquid. Chill until ready to serve. Garnish each bowl... - 34.5359

Peach And Blueberry Gratin

Place the peach halves in the bottom of 4 ramekin dishes and top with the blueberries. Beat together the mascarpone and yogurt with a wooden spoon, then pour it over the fruit. Combine the sugar and cinnamon, then sprinkle over the yogurt mix. Preheat the... - 34.2694

Toasted Pasta In Wild Mushroom Broth

Preheat the oven to 180°/350°F/gas mark 4. Break the pasta into smaller pieces, toss in the oil and place on a baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes until golden. Set aside to cool. Spray a saucepan with a little olive oil and cook the thyme, garlic... - 42.5043

Cheesy Chips

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Diagonally cut each wonton wrapper in half, forming two triangles. Place in single layer on prepared baking sheet. 2. Combine cheese, oil and garlic powder in small bowl. Sprinkle over... - 23.622

Mixed Berry Cheesecake

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray 10-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray. 2. To prepare crust, combine cereal, cookies and oil in food processor; process with on/off pulses until finely crushed. Press firmly onto bottom and 1/2 inch up side of pan.... - 38.9559

Jeweled Couscous

Heat the stock in a large pan with the olive oil and the salt. Bring to the boil and immediately remove from the heat. Pour in the couscous in a thin, steady stream and then stir in the lemon zest. Set aside for 10 minutes to allow the grains to swell and... - 41.3402

Coffee Vanilla Ice Cream

Place milk in a pan and bring to boil. Add 1 tbsp milk to cornflour and mix well. Pour cornflour into milk, lower heat and stir vigorously till smooth. Continue simmering and stirring till cornflour is cooked. Mix in coffee and remove from heat. Stir in... - 35.4963

Curd Dip

Roast peanuts, remove skin and chop finely. Whisk curd and mix with remaining ingredients. Serve with green bell pepper, celery and carrot sticks. - 31.7654

Lancashlre Hotpot With Sweet Potatoes

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Place the kidneys on a chopping board and cut each one in half, then, using a small pair of scissors, remove the central core and membrane. Place in a bowl with the lamb chops, add the flour and season generously... - 43.5582


Toss the lamb with the onion, garlic, black pepper, cumin, cayenne pepper and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Allow to marinate for as long as possible and at least 1 hour. Heat the remaining olive oil in a heavy-based saucepan and cook the lamb for 2 minutes on each... - 36.7104

Chicken Stir Fry With Black Beans

Lightly beat the egg white in a non-metallic bowl with half the cornflour. Add the chicken, cover with clingfilm and chill for 30 minutes (this is called velveting). Place 300 ml water in a pan and bring to the boil. Stir the chicken and then remove from the... - 42.4211

Grilled Shellfish Gazpacho

Place the bread in a food processor or blender. While blitzing, add the vinegar, garlic, sugar and chilli and blend until smooth. Add the olive oil, a little at a time, until it has been absorbed by the bread. Add the tomatoes, tomato juice, spring onions,... - 45.7457

Stuffed Bittergourds

Wash bittergourds, scrape gently and make a slit on one side to come three-quarters of the way up. Carefully remove seeds and rub salt and turmeric all over bittergourds. Set aside for 1-2 hours. Place bittergourds in a pan with enough water to cover over... - 45.7019

Warm Salad Of Asparagus, Field Mushrooms And Peas

Cook the asparagus in boiling water for 1 minute, drain, reserving the cooking water, and set aside. Add the peas to the asparagus cooking water and cook for 2 minutes, drain, then set aside. Prepare your barbecue, grill or griddle pan. Combine the olive oil... - 44.0484

Cottage Cheese Sweet Bengal Style

Place milk in a pan over moderate heat and bring to boil. Lower heat and add lime juice. Wait for about 2-3 minutes till milk separates. Do not stir. When milk has completely separated into clots, remove from heat. Gently pour into a strainer lined with a... - 39.0128

Salsa Verde

Coarsely chop together the herbs, cucumber, garlic, capers and anchovies or pulse in a food processor. (You get a better result if you hand-chop this salsa.) Transfer the mixture to a non-reactive bowl and slowly add the remaining ingredients whilst whisking. - 31.8218

Cowpea Salad

Cut bacon into 1" pieces. Place a non-stick pan over moderate heat and add bacon. Fry till crisp, drain and place on kitchen paper to absorb excess fat. Return pan to heat, add garlic and bell pepper and saute for 1 minute. Stir in green chillies, tomato... - 40.1873

Chicken Curry

Remove and discard skin from chicken. Wash and drain. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over moderate heat. Add onions and fry till honey-coloured. Drain onions, remove from pan and crush. Add chicken to pan and saute for about 1 minute. Remove from pan and set... - 48.0204

Green Pea Pancake

Boil green peas for 1 minute only. Drain and set aside 1/3 cup. Place remaining green peas in a blender with egg and water and blend till smooth. Add flour, salt, pepper and nutmeg and blend again. Pour into a bowl and mix in reserved green peas. Heat a... - 43.0831

Chilli Corn Crabcakes

In a large bowl, mix together the white and brown crab meat, chilli, onion, red pepper, celery, sweetcorn and dill. Combine the yogurt, mustard powder and eggs in another bowl and then slowly add half the oil. Add the crab mixture and mix well. Fold in a... - 42.9516

Stewed Artichokes With Spices And Apricots And Other Things

Trim the artichokes by peeling the stem until all woody matter has disappeared. Pull off all the tough outer leaves until you reach the pale green ones. Cut off about 2.5 cm from the top of the artichoke. Cut the artichoke vertically into 4 and cut or pull... - 45.3008

Chicken Kebab Tonnato

Cook the onion, carrot, celery, garlic, thyme and bay leaf in the oil until the onion is soft but not brown. Add the tuna, anchovies, white wine and stock and simmer for 20 minutes or until 100 ml liquid remains. Remove the bay leaf and blend the mixture in a... - 42.4813

Oatmeal Herrings With Peppers And Anchovies

Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas mark 6. Make 2 diagonal slashes in each side of each herring. Cut each rasher of bacon into 8 pieces and insert into the slashes in the herrings. Dip the herrings in the milk, then smother all over with the... - 40.8263

Spiced Fish Casserole

Combine the first 6 ingredients in a bowl to make a marinade. Place all the fish and shellfish in the marinade for 1 hour. When ready to cook, add the fish and the shellfish with the marinade to the stock and bring to a rolling boil. Add all the vegetables... - 35.1209

A Warming Rustic Garlic Soup

In a saucepan cook the garlic, bacon, if using, chilli, onion and thyme in the olive oil until golden. Break the bread into small cubes and add to the pan with the paprika and chicken stock. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring from time to... - 36.4389

Blackberry Sorbet

1. In blender, combine all ingredients. Blend until thick. 2. Serve immediately or freeze 10 to 15 minutes. - 27.9974

Carrot Dessert

Wash carrots, scrape and grate. Put carrots, milk and cardamoms in a non-stick pan over high heat. Bring to boil, lower heat and cook, stirring frequently till almost solid. Add butter and stir till mixture draws away from sides of pan. Remove from heat and... - 39.8204

Mixed Berry And Ricotta Lasagna

1. Place ricotta cheese, 1 tablespoon sweetener and vanilla essence in a bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Alternatively, whip in a food processor. Cover. Chill until ready to use. 2. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add... - 29.687

Seared Scallops On Avocado, Beetroot And Orange Salad

Whisk together the juice and zest of the orange and lime, walnut oil, the olive oil and shallot and season with black pepper to taste. Add the beetroot and leave for a couple of hours until the dressing has taken on a beautiful shade of red. Arrange half the... - 41.7034