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Nigel Slater’s Coconut Chilli Chicken


I love to cook Asian inspired recipes, especially if there are nice and spicy! Not only do they have great flavours but quite often they’re simple and straightforward. You may have to spend some extra time preparing the ingredients but on the whole, nothing to complicated. A good example of how simple it can be […]

Jamie Oliver’s Recipe For Spicy Chilli Sauce!


Yesterday, Jamie Oliver put out a new video recipe for chilli sauce. It obviously caught my attention as I love chillies and love making sauces with them. In my own sauces, I have used vinegar and brown sugar to get that sharp yet slightly sweet taste. Jamie did the same thing but where as I […]

The Prawn Cocktail You Should Be Eating This Summer


  Smashed avocado with chilli, little gem lettuce, lime and olive oil makes the perfect bed for a load of fat, juicy king prawns. Got a fork? Gone are the days of the Marie Rose laden prawn cocktail in a dessert glass – yes it served us well in the ’70s and will always remain […]

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes – Vegan Or Vegetarian, The Choice Is Yours!


Today I want to share an absolute fantastic recipe that everyone here loved… and Clint wished I had made more! This vegetarian main or side dish can easily be made vegan by removing the cheese. Easy to adapt for anyone. And really, this encompasses all of my favourite flavours: tex-mex style. All of those classic […]

Duck & Sweet Chilli Stir Fry


A quick and easy mid-week supper is on the cards for today’s post and it comes in the form of duck and sweet chilli stir fry. I love duck especially when it’s shredded and wrapped in a pancake with thinly sliced onion, cucumber and hoi sin sauce! However, today’s recipe is a great way to […]

British Sausage Week – Sausage Chilli Cha Cha Cha


Today’s recipe for Sausage Chilli Cha Cha Cha celebrates British Sausage Week which runs from 3rd to 9th November plus there’s also a reference to Strictly Come Dancing which is currently on our screens here in the UK. So why not Cha Cha Cha into your kitchen and rustle up this Latin American inspired sausage […]

Chilli Jam Chicken


When I was younger my Mum used to make the best chicken dish – chicken breasts coated with peanut butter and then rolled in crushed cornflakes. Sounds weird but my god they were delicious. I have no idea where she came up with that one! So I looked up some alternative chicken recipe ideas and […]

Britain’s trendiest snack Is The Hot Dog? Make them yourself with Heston!


Apparently, Britain’s trendiest food is the hot dog. Certainly in summer we love our barbecued sausages, as and when the sun shines. But I guess all snack type foods will eventually have their day. If hot dogs are becoming more trendy and now being featured on menus in classy restaurants then let’s see how we […]

Tomato & Chilli Jam


What do you give this Christmas to the person who has everything or who is really hard to buy for? Why not try making some lovely home-made tomato and chilli jam? This looks so lovely in their own jars and you can put your own stamp on your gift by putting labels on them and […]

Sweet & Sticky and Chilli-coated nuts


Whether you are holding a Christmas drinks party or having an evening in decorating your Christmas tree whilst drinking mulled wine, the recipe for these savoury nuts will go down a treat. They are easy to make and they sure beat buying a packet of nuts from the supermarket. The question is – how long […]