Pan fried sea bass and pearl couscous

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Sea bass with pearl couscous, artichoke, black olives and sun-dried tomatoes. Flavours that complement each other very well. As a starter you could use 1 fillet of sea bass per person, but if served as a main course you will need 2 fillets. Prep time Cooking time Difficulty Servings 20 min 15 min easy 2-4 […]

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Tasty, super easy and really, really quick to make. You can have a batch of about 100 (depending on size) ready in under an hour. Prep time Baking time Temperature Difficulty Servings 20 min 12 min 180C / 160C fan easy 100 You will need the following: 2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 1 […]

Spice cookies

spice cookies

Easy, affordable and perfect for any occasion. This recipe will make about 80-100 cookies depending on the size. Prep time Baking time Temperature Difficulty Servings 20 min 12 min 200C / 180C fan easy +80 You will need the following: 4 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt […]

Chocolate and meringue cake

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Who does not like chocolate or meringues? Put them together with a chocolate sponge, chocolate butter cream and cherry jam and you end up with something that you just can’t say no to…. Prep time Baking time Temperature Difficulty 1 hour 25-30 min 180C / 160C fan medium Here is what you will need: Chocolate […]

Strawberry wine: bottling process

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After 6 suspenseful weeks the wine is finally ready for bottling! This is the 4.5l glass demijohn that contained the wine after the fining was added. I attached a vacuum seal that helped to remove the last of the carbon dioxide from the wine. This was left standing for about 12 days. I sterilized all […]

Pumpkin, chicken & chickpea soup

Pumpkin soup

A quick and delicious soup for winter containing chicken, pumpkin, chickpeas, leek, cumin and chilli flakes. To make this dish vegetarian, simply exclude the chicken. Prep time Cooking time Difficulty Servings 30 min 45 min easy 6 You will need the following: 2 cans of chickpeas 1 litre of chicken stock 2 teaspoons of cumin […]