Spicy fish and cucumber salad recipe
May30

Spicy fish and cucumber salad recipe

As summer approaches us, are you thinking of something light and fresh to eat? Look no further – we have the perfect, cool dish to keep your taste buds ticking in this hot weather. The spicy fish and cucumber salad is a Southeast Asian dish with a contrast of different flavours including sweet, sour, spicy and savory all mixed together.  This salad is made from plain white fish which is used as the base of the recipe and strips of...

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Eating spicy food will cool you down!
May28

Eating spicy food will cool you down!

When you’re sat soaking up the sun what kinds of food run through your mind? Maybe ice cream, fresh salads or fruits such as watermelon? Well recent studies have found that hot foods like curries containing peppers are actually the ones to cool you down. Chillis are grown in some of the warmest regions, providing us with fiery foods like Indian curry, Thai soup and Jamaican jerk. Crying from the bite of a hot pepper or sitting over a...

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Irani Chicken Boti
Apr20

Irani Chicken Boti

An original Kashmiri recipe made with succulent pieces of chicken with a light and mild sauce, perfect for barbecues and parties.   Ingredients:   5kg chicken thighs 1 chef spoons garlic/ginger paste 1 chef spoons yogurt 5 chef spoons mayonnaise 30ml lemon juice 3 tbsp black pepper ½ tbsp garam masala 1 ½ tbsp salt     Put the chicken thighs to a large mixing bowl.  Add the garlic/ginger paste, black pepper,...

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Black Pepper

Here we discuss the world’s most popular food seasoning; black pepper. What it is, where it comes from and how it is used.   Background Black pepper is a flowering vine produced for its fruit.  It is grown in hot climates for 3-4 years when the buds start to develop.  The berries are picked and then dried until dark and shrivelled, resulting in what we know as the peppercorn. Black pepper is native to India and is widely produced...

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Chicken Hari Boti
Apr06

Chicken Hari Boti

A delicious dish that can be served as an appetiser or starter or as a canape or snack. Chunky grilled chicken marinated in a yogurt dressing flavoured with lemon and garlic and rolled in a blend of green leaves, fresh herbs and green chillies. You will need: 5kg chicken 1 chef spoon garlic/ginger paste 2 chef spoons yogurt 1 chef spoon mayonnaise 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp black pepper 60ml lemon juice 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 bunch...

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