Paris

My wife, friends and I visited Paris for the first May Bank holiday weekend. I’ve been to Paris a few times and the first thing I noticed was a dramatic increase in scooters which you could hire, via an app. They were on every street corner and seemed very popular with the locals. Could this be the future for London? We arrived Friday evening, dumped … Continue reading Paris

Pistachio, Lamb and Mint Meatballs

Before we get onto the recipe, I have some news. First, the photograph for lamb chops, cous cous and chilli jam has been updated and is a million times better! https://fadhoppers.com/2013/07/29/tv-audience-lamb-chops-cous-cous-and-chilli-jam/ Secondly, Wordscribe Heroes has been released on the Play Store! Wordscribe is a fun word describing game which I have designed for Android, based on Marvel words! There are over 600 fun Marvel words … Continue reading Pistachio, Lamb and Mint Meatballs

Slow Cooked Butter Chicken Curry

For Christmas we asked for a slow cooker and we have enjoyed using it so far. Here is one of our favourite recipes. Serves: 2 Prep time: 10 mins (+1 hour marinade and 10 minutes cooking) Cooking time: 6 hours Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 320g skinless boneless chicken thighs, chopped For the marinade: Juice of 1 lemon 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp paprika 1 tsp … Continue reading Slow Cooked Butter Chicken Curry

Peanut Butter Brownies

A delicious alternative to your average brownie Makes: 10-12 Brownies Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 225g crunchy peanut butter 150g bar dark chocolate, broken into pieces 280g soft light brown sugar 3 medium eggs 100g self-raising flour Method: -Heat oven to 180C/160C fan. -Line a 20cm square baking tin with baking parchment. -Gently melt 175g peanut butter, chocolate and … Continue reading Peanut Butter Brownies

Jerk Chicken

This jerk chicken is tasty, moist and spicy. These can also be cooked on the barbecue for a delicious charcoaled taste! Serves: 2 Prep Time: 10 Minutes Marinade Time: 1 Hours + Cooking Time: 45 Minutes Difficulty: Easy. Ingredients: 5-6 spring onions (roughly chopped) Thumb-sized piece of ginger 3 garlic cloves 1/2 a small onion 2 scotch bonnet chillies 1 tbsp thyme leaves 2 tbsp … Continue reading Jerk Chicken

KFC Chicken

Tastes like the real deal! Serves: 2-4 Prep Time: 15 minutes + marinade overnight Cooking Time: 15 minutes per batch Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 300ml Butter Milk 8 Chicken Drumsticks 2 eggs 100g plain flour 2 tsp salt 1 tsp celery salt 2 tbsp garlic salt 2 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp Mustard Powder 1 tbsp Ginger Powder 1 tbsp White pepper 1/2 tbsp black pepper 1/2 … Continue reading KFC Chicken

Cheat Recipe: Hot Chicken Wings

Tasty spicy chicken wings that are super easy to make Serves: 4 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes per batch Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Chicken Wings Hot Buffalo Sauce (we use Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Wings Sauce which is awesome!!!) Butter, large knob of Method: Preheat oven to 200 Deg C. Find the joint between the wing tips and wingette and chop the wings tip … Continue reading Cheat Recipe: Hot Chicken Wings

Saffron, Pistachio & White Chocolate Cookies

These cookies are so moreish and easy to make! Makes: 15-20 Cookies Prep Time: 20 minutes + overnight Cooking Time: 12-15 minutes per batch Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 30ml milk big pinch saffron 220g butter, melted 1 large egg 100g golden caster sugar 100g light brown soft sugar 300g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 200g white chocolate 100g pistachios, roughly chopped Salt Method: – Warm … Continue reading Saffron, Pistachio & White Chocolate Cookies