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Salmon Fishcakes with Piquantè Peppers Sauce

This fish cake variation is enhanced with an unusual tangy sauce, and is best served accompanied by a large green salad. Preparation Time:  20 minutes Cooking Time:  25 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients 750g (1.7 lb) fresh salmon (or additional tinned salmon) 418g (14.7 oz) tin pink salmon 30-45ml (2-3 T) flour 2 whole eggs 2 […]

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Filet of Sole on Barley & Veg with Grainy Mustard sauce

“Today’s day off is an extra special one. I do a lot of work for a great charity called Dans La Rue. They help street kids get back on their feet. It’s a cause that I feel really strongly about and today I’m cooking for some very generous guests – I’ve invited a bunch of […]

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Greek-inspired Lamb Meatballs

Serves 2 Ingredients ⅓ cup (65g) couscous ⅔ cup (160ml) chicken stock 300g lamb mince (ground lamb) 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 1 teaspoon chopped rosemary leaves Sea salt and cracked black pepper 80g feta, coarsely chopped flatbread, hummus, baby spinach leaves, mint leaves and halved cherry tomatoes, to serve Method […]

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Bulgar Wheat Salad with Pink seared Lamb

Ingredients 250 grams bulgar wheat 2 lamb loin (approx. 300g / 12oz each – or use 3, as in intro) 100 grams fresh coriander (weight of leaves, without stalks, approx. 50g / 2oz) 100 grams fresh mint (weight of leaves, without stalks, approx. 40g / 1½oz) 6 – 8 spring onions 1 green chilli 1 medium courgette juice of 4 limes 8 tablespoons olive oil salt pepper Method Following the packet instructions, cover the […]

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Wild Rice with Cherries

PREP TIME: 15 COOK TIME: 55 SERVES: 4 Ingredients 3 1/2 cups good chicken stock   1 cup wild rice, thoroughly rinsed  Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 1 cup roughly chopped dried cherries  1/2 cup toasted and roughly chopped pecans  1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley Directions In a large saucepan, add the stock, wild […]


Grilled Octopus with Celery and Cannellini Bean Salad

Total Time:10 hr 25 min Prep:25 min Inactive:8 hr Cook:2 hr Yield:4 servings Level:Intermediate Ingredients Octopus: Extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1 carrot, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch lengths 1 rib celery, cut into 1/2-inch lengths 1/2 red onion, cut in half Kosher salt Pinch crushed red pepper 1 cup red wine vinegar […]