Courgettes cut into slim sticks 650gr
Garlic finely chopped 2cloves
Grated Grana Padano 50gr
Butter cut into pieces 30gr
Olive oil 4tbsp
Handful each Basil and parsley roughly torn
Cook the spaghetti in a large pan of boiling salted water for about 1omin until al dente or as directed on the pack.
Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the garlic and fry briefly without letting it brown. Tip in the courgettes, and then cook over a low heat for about 5min, stirring until just tender.
Drain the spaghetti, and then gently stir into the courgettes with butter, cheese and herbs. Season with salt and pepper and serve it.
Saturday, July 29, 2006
Seafood sticks 10
Chinese chilli sauce 1tsp
Cream salad sauce 3tbsp
Soya sauce 1tbsp
Slices of bread
Chop the seafood and cucumber.
Grate the carrots.
Mix all the ingredients together and put on the bread.
Cut the sandwiches and serve with pickle.
* Also you can use chopped spinach and butter on the bread.
Friday, July 28, 2006
Fusilli pasta 400gr
Baby spinach 250gr
Lemon juice ½
Grated parmesan 30gr or grated cheddar 60gr
Grated parmesan or cheddar 10gr for serve
Pine nuts or peanuts, lightly toasted 60gr
Cook the pasta following pack instructions. Meanwhile put half the spinach in a food processor with the garlic, mascarpone, lemon juice and parmesan, then whiz to a smooth sauce. Drain the pasta thoroughly and return to the pan over a low heat. Stir in the sauce, pine nuts or peanuts and remaining spinach, until the spinach has just wilted. Season and serve with extra parmesan or cheddar sprinkled.
Sunday, July 16, 2006
½ ripe mango
200ml natural yogurt
1 tsp honey
Peeled mango, stone removed and flesh roughly chopped.
Put all the ingredients (including the ice if using) in a liquidiser and whizz until smooth.
Check the taste, adding a little more honey if you need it.
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Sushi rice 250gr
Nori seaweed 10sheets
Cucumber ½ large size or 250gr
Cheese slices 10
Eggs 3 medium or large
Seafood sticky 6
Gherkins 4 medium size
Chopped onion 1
Cook the rice.*
Scramble the eggs.
Cut all the ingredients (except rice, meat and onion) J into convenient lengths similar to that shown in the picture.
Fry onion with meat, adding a pinch of salt and turmeric.
Fry carrots in a pan in a little oil.
Lay the rice on the Nori. Leave 2cm space from top of the sheet and about 3cm space from end of sheet as shown in the picture.
Start rolling from top of the sheet. You can also use Wasabi sauce, or sesame oil at the end of the sheet (just a small quantity).
Cut with a sharp knife, but before use, wash the knife in water.
You can serve it with Soya sauce or vinegar sauce.
Monday, July 10, 2006
2 bananas 200ml natural yogurt 1 tsp honey 50ml milk 100ml ice
Put all the ingredients (including the ice if using) in a liquidiser and whizz until smooth. Check the taste, adding a little more honey if you need it.
Tuesday, July 04, 2006
Chopped tomatoes 1tin or (fresh tomatoes 400gr)
Potatoes 1tin or (cooked potatoes 300gr)*
Mince beef 250gr
Chopped onions 2
Cook the rice separately.
Fry the onions till they begin to turn slightly golden. After this, add the beef and fry together until the beef is cooked. Add the potatoes and tomatoes and after 3mins, add all the rest of the spices and cook for 10mins.
Add the rice to all ingredients.
* If you are going to use raw potatoes, you can mix all the ingredients together with the raw rice and cook together.
Sweet corn 1tin
Cherry tomatoes 100gr
Green peas 1tin
Chicken rolls 50gr
Pasta 200gr Lettuce 100gr
Chinese chilli sauce 1tsp
Soya sauce 1tsp
Salad cream 2tsp
Cook the pasta in boiling water. Drain and completely dry it.
Chop the lettuce and the tomatoes and chicken rolls.
Mix all ingredients together.
Place it in the fridge for 2hours.
Eat when cool.