Tag: Eclectic

Prawns with Cardamom, Vanilla & Coconut

This sounded like an interesting starter, perhaps to begin an evening of spicey food. I got this from the Wine Society blog. Planning serves: 4 preparation time: 15 mins cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients 16 tiger prawns, defrosted if frozen

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Mango Salsa

I don’t know whether this constitutes fusion food or not – Mexico-America-Far East? Does Mexico grow mangoes? Whaever it is, this salsa goes very well with salmon which, in my view, tends to need a lift and something to cut

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Green Bean Salad with Pecans

This is a development of a bean salad with walnuts by Mr Stein. I find walnuts can be a bit strenuous at times and thought the gentler flavout of pecans would give a more appealing result; they still go perfectly

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Sweet Potato Rösti

This adaptation of the Swiss rösti is great as a light snack topped with a little more crumbled goat’s cheese. It also makes a more unusual accompaniment to meat dishes. Planning serves: 4 preparation time: 10 mins cooking time: 25

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Roast Skate with Chilli Beans

A wonderful, interesting way to cook skate from the pre-eminent Mr. Stein’s Seafood (based upon his cookery school). I’ve no idea of the provenance of this dish but it seems to be Mexican/Spanish to me, given the use of chillies,

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JO’s Chicken Kebabs

From Jamie’s Kitchen . Planning serves: 4 preparation time: 1½ hrs cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients 500g chicken breasts, cut into 2½cm cubes 4 courgettes, sliced thinly lengthwise 4 long skewers (or fresh rosemary sticks, lower leaves removed) 1 hfl

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