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Spicy Chicken & Peanut Stew

Spicy Chicken & Peanut Stew

I made this stew using some homemade nut butter I whizzed up in my vitamix. If you can do this yourself it is much better for you, as you don’t need to add any extra oil or salt. This makes it a far healthier option,…

Jamaican Chicken & Mango Curry

Jamaican Chicken & Mango Curry

I’m becoming obsessed with cooking chicken and mango together. The enzymes found in mango help to break down proteins and so result in the chicken being wonderfully tender and moist. Its surprising how many different meals I can sneak it in to. When making this,…

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…

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…

Quick Fish Curry

Quick Fish Curry

Sometimes at the end of a week you just have lots of ingredients to use up. This is a great way of making use of all your leftovers and creating a simple and tasty meal. Curries are great for this style of cooking as you…

Brazilian Prawn Stew

Brazilian Prawn Stew

When I went to Rio for the Paralympics, even though I was there for almost 3 weeks, I never got to really sample the typical Brazilian cuisine. The food provided for us in the Paralympic Village was very plain and basic and just served a…

Thai Yellow Salmon Curry

Thai Yellow Salmon Curry

Until recently I wasn’t aware that you could get a yellow Thai curry. The more common are red and green. They are named for the colour of chilli that is used. Red Thai curry is the spiciest and in traditional Thai cookery people have been…

Thai Salmon Chowder

Thai Salmon Chowder

A chowder is a chunky and hearty soup typically consisting of fish or seafood, most commonly clams, bacon, potatoes and milk or cream. It is a popular North American dish, originating from the very first European settlers and each state has it’s own interpretation. New England…

Green Thai Chicken Curry

Green Thai Chicken Curry

If you haven’t guessed by now, I like to put lots of herbs and spices in my cooking. Thai cuisine really lends itself to this. It is known as one of the healthiest cuisines because of the quantities of fresh herbs and spices that get…