CHICKEN CACCIATORE (ITALIAN)

INGREDIENTS: Chicken, boneless cubes: 400 gm Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Rosemary: 1 tsp Lime juice: 1 tsp Flour: 1/4 cup Olive oil: 2 tbsp FOR THE SAUCE Onions, sliced: 1 Garlic, chopped: 1 tsp Capsicum, julienne: 1/4 cup Mushrooms, sliced: 1/4 cup White wine: 2 tbsp Red chilies, chopped: 1 Tomato … Continue Reading

BACON ROLLED MUSTARD CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS: Chicken breast: 2 Dijon mustard: 1 tbsp Garlic, chopped: 2-3 Red chili flakes: 1 tsp Salt to taste Bacon strips: 4 Olive oil: 1 tsp   METHOD Halve chicken breasts, trim any fat & pat dry. Marinate it in a mixture of Dijon mustard, garlic, red chili flakes & salt for a minimum of … Continue Reading

STICKY MARMALADE CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS: Chicken breasts: 4 Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Olive oil: 2 tbsp Chicken stock: 1 cup Thyme: 1/2 tsp FOR MARMALADE Orange juice: 1 cup Zest of an orange Red chili flakes: 1/4 tsp   METHOD Season chicken with salt & black pepper powder for 15 mins. Heat a pan, add … Continue Reading

STICKY MARMALADE CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS: Chicken breast: 4 Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Olive oil: 1 tbsp Chicken stock: 300 ml Marmalade: 4 tbsp Thyme, fresh; 1 tsp   METHOD Marinate chicken breasts with salt & black pepper powder for a minimum of an hour. Heat a pan, add olive oil & sear the chicken until … Continue Reading

CHICKEN & PRAWNS STUFFED PEPPERS (NON-VEG)

INGREDIENTS: Prawns, small: 20 Olive oil: 2 tbsp Onions, chopped: 3 Ginger, chopped: 1″ Garlic, chopped: 6 Green chilies, chopped: 2 Salt to taste Chicken mince: 250 gm Coriander leaves, chopped: 2 tbsp Black peppercorns: 1/2 tsp Capsicum: 1 Red pepper: 1 Yellow pepper: 1 Cheese, grated: 1/4 cup Chili oil: 1 tbsp   METHOD … Continue Reading

PARMESAN CHICKEN WITH ASPARAGUS

INGREDIENTS: Chicken fillets: 4 Parmesan cheese, grated: 50 gm Breadcrumbs: 200 gm Rosemary: 1 sprig Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Butter: 6 tbsp Garlic, chopped: 2 Asparagus: a bunch Almonds, slivered: 2 tbsp Lemon juice: 1 tsp   METHOD Take a bowl, add Parmesan, breadcrumbs, rosemary, black pepper powder & salt. Heat … Continue Reading

SMOKED SALMON & FISH MOUSSE

INGREDIENTS: FISH MOUSSE White fish fillet: 100 gm Cream: 1 tbsp Salt to taste White pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Parsley, chopped: 1/4 bunch Smoked salmon: 150 gm ACCOMPANIMENT Mashed Potatoes: New potatoes, boiled: 2 Milk: 2 tbsp Butter: 2 tbsp Garlic, chopped: 2   METHOD For the fish mousse, in a food processor, blend fish … Continue Reading

CREAM OF ASPARAGUS & ALMOND SOUP (VEG)

INGREDIENTS: Asparagus: 300 gm Salt to taste Almonds: 10-12 Butter: 2 tbsp Onion, chopped: 1 Flour: 2 tbsp Veg stock: 2 1/2 cups Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Low fat milk: 2 cups Fresh cream: 2 tbsp   METHOD Trim the edges of asparagus, discarding the woody part. Cut the remaining into short lengths, keeping … Continue Reading

CHICKEN IN MUSHROOM SAUCE

INGREDIENTS: Spinach, blanched: 1 bundle Cheese, grated: 1/4 cup Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1 tsp Chicken breast: 2 Olive oil: 2 tbsp Garlic, chopped: 2 Worcestershire sauce: 1 tsp Sugar: a pinch Carrots, cubed: 1 French beans, cut into lengthwise: 12 Baby corn, sliced diagonally: 6 Red pepper, cubed: 1 Butter: 1 tbsp … Continue Reading

GRILLED FRUITS WITH ICECREAM

INGREDIENTS: Orange juice: 1/2 cup Apple juice: 1/2 cup Honey: 1 tsp Clove: 3 Cinnamon: 1 ” stick Papaya slices: 1/4 cup Black grapes: 1/4 cup Orange segments of 1 Plums, chopped: 2 Apple, cubed: 1 Pineapple, cubed: 1/4 cup Kiwi, cut into roundels: 1 Mint leaves: a few Vanilla ice cream: 500 gm   … Continue Reading