NIGERIAN JOLLOF RICE 🍛

INGREDIENTS:  4 Cups Long Grain Rice 3 Cups Stock 6 Tomatoes 🍅, chopped  2 Red Peppers, diced 3 Red Onions, 2 chopped, 1 sliced  1 Scotch Bonnet Pepper, to taste  1/3 Cup Sunflower Oil 3 Tbs Tomato Paste  2 tsp Curry Powder 1 tsp  Dried Thyme  2 Dried Bay Leaves  2 tsp Butter  Salt to […]

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CHANA MASALA

2 Cups Dried Chickpeas/Canned Chickpeas MASALA:  6 Tbs Sunflower Oil 1 Large Onion, diced  6 Cloves Garlic, coarsely chopped  15 cm Ginger, peeled and chopped  1 Can Diced Tomatoes 🍅  1 1/2 Tbs Ground Coriander  2 tsp Ground Cumin 1/4 tsp Tumeric 1/4 tsp Red Chili Flakes 4 Cardomon Pods, crushed  6 Whole Cloves 2 […]

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FRIED PAPRIKA POTATOES 🥔

INGREDIENTS:  1/4 cup + 1 Tbls olive oil  3 potatoes, cut into  1-inch pieces Coarse salt  2 onions, sliced in rings  1/2 tsp paprika   2 Tbls chopped flat-leaf parsley      METHOD: Heat 3 Tbls oil in skillet on medium heat. Cook potatoes, covered, for 5 minutes. Season with salt. Add remaining 2 Tbls oil […]

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CABBAGE RELISH

INGREDIENTS:  3 Tbls oil  1 onion, chopped  2 tomatoes 🍅, grated  2 cups finely chopped cabbage   1 cup water  1 can baked beans  1 can chakalaka   Salt and pepper     METHOD:  Sauté onions in oil till soft.  Add tomatoes. Cook for 2 minutes.   Add cabbage and water.  Boil. Lower heat, simmer for 15 minutes, until […]

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SOUP MIX STEW

INGREDIENTS:  3 Tbls oil  1 onion, chopped  2 cloves garlic, crushed  2 tsp curry powder  2 tomatoes 🍅, grated  2 cups soup mix  2 cups chicken stock   Seasoning      METHOD: Heat oil, dry onions, garlic and curry powder till golden brown.   Add tomatoes 🍅, soup mix and stock.   Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat […]

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CHICKPEA, BEAN AND BRINJAL BAKE

INGREDIENTS:  2 long brinjals (eggplant)  Salt   45 ml butter  1 medium onion, finely chopped  2 cloves garlic, crushed  1 can chopped tomatoes 🍅   2 green chilies 🌶, seeded and chopped  45 ml tomato paste  1 can chickpeas, drained   1 can mixed beans, drained  60 ml olive oil  50 g grated white cheddar cheese 🧀    […]

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TWO BEAN CHAKALAKA

INGREDIENTS: ½ cup cooking oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 3 green chilies, chopped 1 tsp curry powder 500 g green beans, trimmed 2 carrots 🥕, cubed ¼ tomato 🍅, cubed 1 can baked beans   METHOD: In a pot add oil, garlic, chilies and curry powder. Cook for 3 minutes. Add […]

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CORN AND BABY MARROW FRITTATA

INGREDIENTS: 45 ml olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 baby marrow, sliced 1 tomato 🍅 peeled and diced 1 can whole kernel corn 🌽 5 ml ground cumin 5 ml ground coriander Salt and pepper 6 eggs 125 ml milk 100 g grated cheddar cheese 🧀 METHOD: Heat oil, add onions, […]

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ROASTED VEGGIE AND BUTTER BEAN STEW

INGREDIENTS: 600 g butternut squash, diced 500 g new potatoes, cut into chunks 200 g carrots ?, diced 200 g parsnips, diced 2 large courgettes, sliced Olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 4 sprigs rosemary and extra for garnish 2 cans (410g) butterbeans, drained 500 ml vegetable stock Salt and pepper METHOD: Preheat oven […]

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PORTUGUESE CUSTARD TARTLETS

INGREDIENTS: 1 egg 2 egg yolks 115 g caster sugar 1 Tbls cornflour 400 ml full cream milk 2 tsp vanilla essence 1 sheet puff pastry METHOD: Grease 12 hole muffin tin. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Put egg, yolks, sugar and cornflour in a pan and mix. Gradually add milk till mixture is […]

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