Paella with Prawns & Squid Ingredients For the rice 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced ½ tsp cayenne pepper or chilli powder 2 large tomatoes, skinned and chopped 110g can butter beans, or fresh broad beans 200g flat green beans or runner beans, cut into 5cm pieces a large pinch of saffron strands, crushed in a mortar, or ½ tsp ground turmeric 700ml hot fish stock 450g Spanish paella or Italian risotto rice For the … [Read more...]
Women's Thoughts Kitchen
Turn up the heat in the kitchen! We've got some fabulous recipes to share with you, for all occasions, seasons and reasons, that you'll really enjoy. Our household tips may not be quite as 'tasty', but nonetheless, you'll find them handy for tackling the domestic chores!
Using traditional British Turkey is the way forward this summer. With its healthy qualities and delicious taste, Turkey should not be forgotten about during our warmer seasons. Britain’s best loved chef, Phil Vickery, is here to remind us of this, showing us new ways to incorporate Turkey into a fresh summer dish. This is a new recipe that can be prepared either on the BBQ, under the grill or in a frying pan, dependant on the weather. A summer essential is a good salad to put on the table, … [Read more...]
Charles Metcalfe wine expert, is co-founder of Wine International magazine, and former wine expert on Richard & Judy’s ‘This Morning’. Here Charles covers what wine will best compliment each course of a great summer meal, including a great wine partner for a chocolate desert. He was working with *Discover the Origin, a European Union campaign designed to raise awareness around five **Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) products: Burgundy Wines Parma Ham Douro … [Read more...]
These muffins are delicious served plain but can also be decorated. Easy to make and are always a success! No weighing scales are necessary! Absolutely any additional flavouring can be added to suit your taste – ideas below. Recipe: 3 eggs – medium. 1 x 150g pot of natural yogurt. (The empty pot is then used to measure the remaining ingredients). 1 pot of vegetable oil. 2 pots of golden caster sugar. (Reduce by half a cup if too sweet) 3 … [Read more...]
I never really use watercress, often thinking of it as an old fashioned accompaniment to sandwiches. How wrong could I be! Celebrate this simple unassuming vegetable this week for Watercress Week 19th - 26th May 2013 Watercress has more to offer than the subtle egg and cress sandwich :- Watercress Health Benefits Gram for gram, watercress contains more vitamin C than oranges, more calcium than milk, more iron than spinach more folate than bananas. Care and … [Read more...]