Ingredient: coconut oil

Cabbage & Radish Stir-Fry with Mackerel

Cabbage & Radish Stir-Fry with Mackerel

Generally I eat radish raw, sliced up and added to salads. I wasn’t aware until recently that you can also cook them. They have been on special offer lately in Tesco, so i’ve been looking for inspiration on what to do with them. I came […]

Lemon & Coriander Cod with Carrot & Cauliflower Pilaf

Lemon & Coriander Cod with Carrot & Cauliflower Pilaf

I don’t generally bother to grate my vegetables in recipes, as it adds an extra step in preparation, which means it takes longer. Also the grater I have is not very good, so I find it time consuming and too much hard work. But for […]

Satay Style Prawn Noodles

Satay Style Prawn Noodles

As a child I used to say I hated peanut butter. I’m not sure I had ever actually really tried it. My mum isn’t a big fan and so we never really had it in the house. Now I eat it a lot. Spread on […]

Thai Chicken Curry & Rice One Pan

Thai Chicken Curry & Rice One Pan

Sometimes even the best of us have very little enthusiasm to cook. You might be tired, you might be stressed, your mind might just be on other things. Either way, when you are experiencing this you need a recipe for a meal that doesn’t take […]

Prawn, Pineapple & Sweet Potato Curry

Prawn, Pineapple & Sweet Potato Curry

When I made this I used green Thai curry paste, but in the past I have followed exactly the same recipe, but used Korma instead. Both flavours really compliment the dish so feel free to try either. Red Thai curry paste would also work and […]

Chicken Creole

Chicken Creole

This is the first recipe I attempted from scratch. Back in 2011 I was inspired to start being more creative in the kitchen by my then tandem partner or ‘pilot’ Fiona Duncan. I didn’t really know where to start so I ordered a couple of […]

Healthy Thai style Sweet & Sour Prawn Stir-Fry

Healthy Thai style Sweet & Sour Prawn Stir-Fry

Sweet and sour is one of the most popular dishes found in Chinese and Thai cooking. However, shop bought sauces and the versions found in takeaways are so full of sugar, fat and all kinds of additives that they really aren’t a healthy option. Even […]

Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice

Its not often I mix multiple protein sources in one meal, but a stir-fry rice is one. The beauty of this recipe is that you can do whatever you want really. Every time I make it there’s something different about it, but its so simple […]

Chicken, Lentil & Mango Curry

Chicken, Lentil & Mango Curry

This is a recipe I’ve been making for several years now. For the first little while I played around with it a lot to get it perfect, but now its pretty much set in stone. Its a really good balance of spicy and sweet. Its […]

Paneer & Cauliflower Curry

Paneer & Cauliflower Curry

Paneer is an Indian cheese with a similar texture to halloumi. Like cottage cheese, it is lower in fat compared to other cheeses due to the making process. Milk is curdled first, then the curds are separated from the whey and compressed in to a […]

Chicken, Parsnip & Carrot Curry

Chicken, Parsnip & Carrot Curry

Due to parsnips natural sweetness, I think it works really well in a curry. The contrast of sweet and spicy compliment each other really well and, for this recipe anyway, the different textures of crunchy carrot with softer parsnip add a slightly more interesting dimension to […]

Chicken, Aubergine & Tomato Curry

Chicken, Aubergine & Tomato Curry

Cooked aubergine is great in a curry, especially as it is native to Asia and so gives a curry some level of authenticity. In fact it was in a curry that I first tried aubergine when my tandem pilot at the time, Fiona Duncan, was […]