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

CHILI LEMON STEWED VEGS WITH NOODLES

INGREDIENTS: Olive oil: 1 tbsp Lemon grass,  chopped: 2 Green chilies,sliced: 2 Carrots, cubed: 2 Broccoli florets, blanched: 7-8 Button mushrooms, sliced: 7-8 Baby corn, blanched: 1/4 cup Spinach leaves: 5-6 Capsicum, cubed: 1/2 Red capsicum,cubed: 1/2 Yellow capsicum, cubed: 1/2 Bean sprouts, blanched: 1/4 cup Tomatoes, sliced: 2 Noodles, boiled: 1/4 cup Vegetable stock: … Continue Reading

PRAWN SHELLS SOUP

INGREDIENTS: Butter: 3 tbsp Bay leaf: 1 Black peppercorns: 1 tsp Onion, sliced: 1 Garlic, chopped: 2 Celery, chopped: 1 stalk Leeks, chopped: 1 stalk Carrots, finely chopped: 1 Prawn shells: 100 gm Tomatoes, quartered: 2 Tomato puree: 1/4 cup Fish stock: 1 cup Prawn: 4 Flour: 1 tbsp Salt to taste Cream: 1 tbsp … Continue Reading

RED SNAPPER SOUP

INGREDIENTS: FOR FISH STOCK Water: 1 liter Red snapper with bone: 250 gm Carrots, cubed: 1 Onions, chopped: 1 Leeks, chopped: 1 stalk Celery, chopped: 1 stalk Fresh herbs: 2 tsp Half a piece of lemon Snapper fillet: 200 gm Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Baby spinach leaves: 10-12 Olive oil: 1 … Continue Reading

CHUNKY VEG, PASTA & HERB STEW

INGREDIENTS: Whole wheat pasta, boiled: 1 packet Olive oil: 2 tbsp Red chili flakes: 1/2 tsp Garlic, chopped: 6 Baby onions, peeled: 6 Corn kernels, boiled: 1/2 cup Tomato juice: 1/2 cup Carrot cubes, boiled of 1 French beans, halved: 6-8 Tomato concasse*: 1/2 cup Cauliflower florets, boiled: 6 Salt to taste Black peppercorns, crushed: … Continue Reading

OYSTER CHOWDER

INGREDIENTS: Potatoes, peeled & diced: 2 Carrot, finely chopped: 1 Celery, chopped: 2 sticks Milk: 6 cups Onion, chopped: 1 tbsp Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Butter: 4 tbsp Flour: 2 tbsp Oysters: 24 Parsley, chopped: 2 tsp   METHOD 1) Boil a cup of  salted water & cook potatoes, carrots & … Continue Reading

FRENCH ONION SOUP ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS: FOR THE VEG STOCK Onions, chopped: 2 Cauliflower florets: 4 Carrots, cubed: 1 Leeks, chopped: 1 stalk Bay leaf: 1 Celery, chopped: 1 stalk Garlic, chopped: 2 Salt to taste Black pepper powder FOR THE SOUP Butter: a dollop Onions, sliced: 2 Garlic, chopped: 2 Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp TO … Continue Reading

CHICKEN STEW WITH GARLIC BREAD

INGREDIENTS: Chicken boneless,cut into 1 1/2″ cubes: 1/2 kg Butter: 3 tbsp Onions, sliced: 2 Carrots, cubed: 2 Potatoes, cubed: 2 Whole wheat flour: 1 tbsp Salt to taste Chicken stock: 2 1/2 cups Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp French beans, chopped: 6-8 Milk: 1/2 cup   METHOD 1) Heat butter in s pan, add … Continue Reading

CHILLED WATERMELON SOUP ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS: Ginger, chopped: 1″ Brown sugar: 1 tbsp Lime zest: 1 Lime juice: 1 Watermelon, cubed & seeded: 3 cups Mint leaves: 3-4 Sparkling wine/water: 1/2 cup   METHOD 1) Heat a non-stick pan, saute’ lightly ginger, brown sugar & lime zest for 2 mins on med flame. 2) Add lime juice & cook till … Continue Reading

BEETROOT & COCONUT SOUP ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS: Olive oil: 1 tbsp Onions, sliced: 2 Ginger, grated: 1 tsp Green chilli, chopped: 1 Lemon grass, bashed & : 1 stalk Carrot, diced: 1 Beetroot, parboiled, peeled & diced: 1 Lime leaves, slivered: 2 White vinegar: 1 tsp Veg stock: 500 ml Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp Coconut milk: 1/2 … Continue Reading