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Taj and Johnny’s Fish and Chips

Pete takes you through the big ideas, the whys and wherefores of the Paleo Way. How did what we ate affect how we evolved? And, most importantly, how do we translate that into the 21st Century kitchen? Meals include Mum’s Bolognese with zucchini “pasta,” Coconut Curry with guest chef, Seamus Mullen, and Paleo Fish and […]

Lamb Fillet with Blue Cheese and Mint Dressing

This lamb salad is packed full of strong flavours. Don’t be tempted to overcook the lamb – it’s best served rare. This would  be lovely served with couscous or tricolour quinoa, but it should be satisfying served just as it is. Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 x 150g (5oz) lamb fillets, well trimmed and any excess […]

Cashew Nut Chicken

This delicious salad is packed full of goodness. It can be served simple and rustic, or for a more formal occasion you can spoon the mango salsa into 10cm (4in) chef’s rings set on plates. Arrange the crispy cashew nut chicken in the middle and garnish with a small mound of dressed baby salad leaves. […]

Butter Bean and Bacon Soup

This soup might sound like an unusual combination of ingredients, but it has a lovely spicy kick that complements the sweetness of the carrots. The addition of a small amount of bacon goes a long way in the flavour stakes and blitzing the butter beans gives a fantastic velvety finish. Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 tbsp […]

Pine Nut Pesto Scallops with Apple Celery Slaw

Serves: 4-6 Difficulty: normal Ingredients Scallops: 24 large sea scallops, muscles removed Canola oil for searing Pine Nut Pesto: 2 cups (500 ml) Packed fresh basil leaves 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 Clove garlic, peeled 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Pine nuts, toasted 1⁄2 cup (120 ml) Extra-virgin olive oil Salt Apple […]

Pan-seared Scallops with Peanut Sauce Noodles

Serves: 2-4 Difficulty: Normal Ingredients 8-10 large Sea scallops Canola oil for searing 2 Tbsp (30g) butter, cold unsalted 4 Green onion, thinly sliced 2 Radish, thinly sliced 4 Tbsp (60 ml) dry-roasted peanuts 1 Lemon, juice only Peanut Sauce Noodles: 1 Tbsp (15ml) Canola Oil 1 Clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Fresh […]

Swordfish with Orange Herbed Almond Compound Butter and Candied Yam Coins

Serves:4 Ingredients Grilled Swordfish 4 pieces Swordfish, (4-5 oz each) Oil Salt and pepper Almond Compound Butter 4 Tbsp (1/4 cup) Almonds, sliced ½ lb (113 g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 2 Oranges zested 1 Clove Garlic, grated 3 Tbsp (45ml) Parsley, chopped 1 Tbsp (15ml) Paprika Salt to taste Sugar Yams 1 […]

Macadamia Nut-Crusted Swordfish with Mango Salsa

Serves: 4 Ingredients Crusted Swordfish Four 6 oz (170 g) Swordfish fillets ¼ cup (60 ml) Macadamia nuts 1 tsp (5 ml) Orange zest ¼ cup (60 ml) Panko flakes (Japanese breadcrumbs) Salt and pepper 2 Tbsp (30ml) Olive oil (for drizzling fish) 1 Tbsp (15ml) Canola oil (for pan) ½ cup (113 g) Unsalted […]

Broiled Clams with Clam and White Wine Risotto

Serves: 4 Ingredients White Wine Bacon Risotto: ¼ lb (113 g) Bacon 3 cups (24 oz) Bottled clam juice (can add more if rice needs it) 3 cups (750ml) Water/stock (can add more if rice needs it) 1 Onion, chopped 3 Cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp (1 ml) Salt, more if needed 2 cups (500 […]

Beer Steamed Clams and Grilled Gözleme

Serves: 2-4 Clams: 1 cup (250 ml) Olive oil 6 Cloves garlic, minced 2 Red onions, chopped fine 8 dozen Small Manila clams, well-scrubbed Butter 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Freshly-ground black pepper 2 cans beer (your choice) Kronenberg Blanc or Hoegaarden Fresh parsley, chopped Gözleme: 200 g Natural yogurt 1 Pinch salt 250 g Self-rising […]

Champagne Poached Monkfish with Prosciutto Vinaigrette & Garlic Cauliflower Purée

Serves: 2 Difficulty: Normal Ingredients Poached Monkfish 2 (6 oz) Monkfish fillets, skin removed ½ Fennel bulb, sliced thinly 4 cups (945 ml) Brut Champagne 1 tsp (5 ml) Salt Prosciutto Vinaigrette 1 Tbsp (15ml) canola oil 2 oz (60 g) Domestic prosciutto, chopped 1 med Shallot, diced Black pepper to taste 1 ½ Tbsp […]

Beer Battered Monkfish with Lemon Garlic Mayo

Serves:4 Ingredients 10 – 15 (2oz) Pieces of monkfish 2 Eggs 1 bottle (340ml) of Lager beer ½ tsp (2.5 ml) Baking soda ½ tsp (2.5 ml) Baking powder 1 tsp (5 ml) Turmeric 1 tsp (5 ml) Salt Pepper 1 cup (230 g() Flour 2 litres Vegetable oil for frying Lemon Garlic Mayonnaise 3 […]

Char Grilled Thai Beef Salad

The people of Thailand and neighbouring countries are very fond of this salad. This is an authentic recipe I picked up on my travels and have enjoyed cooking back here at home. It’s also very good with prawns. SERVES 4–6 Ingredients 1 tsp jasmine rice 2 dried small red chillies 500g (1lb 2oz) thick beef […]

Neven Maguire, Healthy Home Chef

Healthy Home Chef is Neven Maguire’s seventh Home Chef series, and as the title suggests, Neven’s recipes are healthy – no refined sugar was used in the recipes for this series. Each programme is based around a health theme (for example fitness, strength and coping with stress) and each week, Neven cooks with a guest […]

Bacon wrapped Jalapeno Crab Poppers

Serves: 4 as an appetizer Difficulty: Easy Ingredients 10–12 medium Jalapeños 1⁄4 lb (113 g) Lump crabmeat, picked through to remove any bits of shell 6 oz Cream cheese, at room temperature 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Cilantro leaves, finely chopped 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Parsley leaves, finely chopped 1  Shallot, medium sized, finely chopped Salt and […]

Crab and Artichoke Strudel with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Serves: 4 Difficulty: Normal Ingredients Crab Strudel 1 lb fresh lump crab or Crabmeat, refrigerated 2 whole roasted red peppers, fresh or jarred, seeds removed 5 Large basil leafs, thinly sliced ½ cup Ricotta ½ cup artichoke hearts, chopped (canned or jarred) 1 Lemon, juice only Salt and pepper 1 Package phyllo pastry, chilled ½ […]

Perch and Caramelized Onion Dumplings

Serves: 4 Difficulty: easy Ingredients 4 medium Onions, sliced 1 Tbsp (15g)  Butter 1 Tbsp (15ml) Canola oil Four 4-5 oz Pieces of perch 1 Tbsp (15ml) Canola Oil Salt to taste Pepper to taste ¼ cup (60 ml) water 24 Wonton wrappers Water for boiling 1 Tbsp (15ml) + 3 Tbsp (45 ml) of […]

Perch Tamales with Corn Salsa

Serves: 4 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients Garlic Oil 1 cup (250 ml) Olive oil 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Coarsely-chopped garlic Tamales 12 Large, unbroken dried corn husks 4 Red Sea Perch fillets, about ¼ lb (113 g) each Salt to taste Freshly ground pepper to taste Corn Salsa 8 cobs of Corn, grilled, kernels removed or (15 oz) can yellow corn or fresh, drained […]

Penne With Basil Pesto

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients For the Pesto:                        2 large bunches of fresh basil 1 cup of pine nuts 1 cup of Parmesan cheese ½ cup of extra virgin olive oil For the Pasta: 1- 454 gram box of penne pasta 1/2 cup or so of reserved steaming hot cooking water Method For the Pesto: pulse […]

Beer-Battered Oysters with pickled Jalapeno Tartar Sauce

Serves: 5-8 as an Appetizer Difficulty: Normal  Ingredients Oysters 2 litres Vegetable oil for frying 1 cup (250 ml) All-purpose flour 1 cup (250 ml) Cornstarch 2 tsp (10 ml) Salt Pepper 12 oz  of cold beer 20 large oysters, shucked, oysters removed and patted dry (Save shells for serving) Rock salt for serving Jalapeño […]

Black Sesame and Almond Crusted Tuna with a Ginger Miso Dressing

Serves: 2 Difficulty: normal Ingredients Crusted Tuna ½ cup (120 ml) Almonds ½ cup (120 ml) Black Sesame Seeds Two 4 oz (110 g) Ahi Tuna steaks Canola oil Salt Miso Vinaigrette 2 tsp (10 ml) Fresh ginger, sliced thinly 1 Shallot 1 Clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp (15ml) Miso paste 2 Tbsp (30ml) Mirin […]

Olive and Rice Cracker-Crusted Tuna with Nicoise Salad

Serves: 2 Difficulty: Normal  Ingredients Crusted Tuna 8 oz Ahi Tuna loin 1/3 cup Black olives, chopped 10 Plain rice crackers 3 Tbsp (45ml) Canola Oil Niçoise Salad 2 eggs 6 oz Green beans, steamed 2/3 cup Sundried tomatoes, thinly sliced Salt Pepper 2 tsp (10 ml) 1 Tbsp  (10ml) Olive oil 1 tsp (5ml) […]

Oyster Motoyaki

Serves: 4 Difficulty: Normal  Ingredients 12 Medium to deep cupped oysters, rinsed and scrubbed (like Caraquets) Rock Salt 1 Tbsp (15ml) red miso paste 2 Tbsp (30ml) Mirin 1 cup (250 ml)  Japanese Mayonnaise 1 Tsp (15 ml) Chilli Garlic Sauce (Sambal Oelek) 1 Lemon, juice only Method Pre-heat the oven for a low broil […]

Speedy Tomato Pasta

Ingredients 1 splash of extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 head of garlic, peeled 1- 28 ounce can of whole tomatoes 1- 5.5 ounce can of tomato paste 1 cup of red wine 1 tablespoon of oregano 1-2  Bay leaves ½ teaspoon of salt 1- 454 gram box of farfalle or any pasta […]

Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients A big splash of olive oil 2 racks of lamb, frenched and capped by your butcher ¼ cup or so of Dijon mustard ½ cup of fresh bread crumbs 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced 1 Tbsp of any fresh herb, minced 1 Tbsp of olive oil Method Preheat your oven […]

Bay Scallop Ceviche with Avocado Salsa

Serves: 4 Ingredients CEVICHE ½ cup (125 ml) Mandarin orange juice ¼ cup (60 ml) fresh lemon juice ¼ cup (60 ml) fresh lime juice 1 lb (450 g) bay scallops, rinsed and patted dry Salt Serrano chillies, thinly chopped ¼ cup (60 ml) Red onion, diced ¼ cup (60 ml) Fresh cilantro, chopped 1 […]

Lemon Crumb Sea Scallops with Lemon White Bean Purée

Serves: 4 Ingredients Scallops 12 large Sea scallops, cleaned and patted dry Salt 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Canola oil 2 Tbsp (28 g) cold butter Thyme leaf Lemon wedge ¼ cup (60 ml) Pistachios Lemon White Bean Purée ¾ cup (70 g) melted butter + ¼ cup (60 g) reserved for crumb 2 cups (500 […]

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Charred Orange Beurre Blanc and Citrus Slaw

Serves: 4 Ingredients Mahi Mahi: Canola oil (for grilling) 4  Mahi Mahi Steaks, 6 oz (170 g) each Charred Orange Beurre Blanc: 4 Oranges, halved 3 tsp (15 ml) Olive oil ¼ cup (60 ml) Shallots, minced Salt to taste ½ cup (120 ml) White wine ½ cup (120 ml) unsalted Butter, cold , cubed Citrus […]

Steamed Mahi Mahi Filet with Coconut Rice

Serves: 4 Ingredients Coconut Rice: 1 cup (250 ml) Jasmine Rice , rinsed in cold water 1 1/2 cups (12 oz) Coconut milk 1 ½ Tbsp (22.5 ml) Sugar 1 tsp (5 ml) Salt ½ tsp (2.5 ml) Chilli pepper flakes 1 Lime, juice only Fish: 4 Skinless Mahi Mahi fillets, 4-5 oz each 2 […]

Provençal Salt Crusted Prawn with Béarnaise Sauce

Serves:2 Difficulty: Normal Ingredients Herb and Salt-Crusted Prawn 2 Tbsp equal parts Herbs de Provence (rosemary, oregano, tarragon, thyme) 5 Tbsp Kosher salt Oil 1 Tbsp Pepper 1 lb (12/16 count) Prawn (shell on) 1 Lemon, sliced into wedges Béarnaise 4 large Egg yolks 4 Tbsp (60 ml) Red wine vinegar 2 Tbsp (30 ml) […]

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