Brunch – chickpea pancakes

Infuse olive oil with rosemary and garlic Make a pancake batter – chickpea flour (or any flour you like) + water + S&P (or Greek yoghurt and water for a richer pancake) Chill batter for a while Fry up your pancakes in the rosemary and garlic infused olive oil Coarsely mash together avocado + lemon…

Lamb Biryani –

Diced lamb + ginger + garlic + coriander + yoghurt + chilli + turmeric + cumin + garam masala + S&P Mix together & marinate for a couple of hours Fry in a plain oil until golden Cover & cook til lamb tender Sprinkle over Basmati rice Add stock + turmeric/saffron + tomato pureé +…

Chorizo – two ways

Patatas a la Riojana Fry the chorizo whole or slice on the diagonal Divide the fried chorizo in 2 portions Fry the potatoes until golden + peppers + garlic +  fried chorizo + paprika + chilli Tomatoes/onions/salt cod/pork can be added if you fancy Add water + salt + pepper Cover and cook until the…

Red pepper, potato & parsley frittata

In a non-stick pan fry sliced potatoes ( & onions if you like)  in olive oil. Cook over a  medium heat for 15 minutes When they are beginning to soften throw in some sliced peppers and cook for a further 10 minutes Stir in some chopped garlic and cook on a low-medium heat for 5…

Simple Supper

Chicken – just over a kilo Scrubbed new potatoes + olive oil + sea salt flakes + garlic if you like + rosemary + lemon juice Time – just over an hour Done!

Tomato salad with tomato dressing – AKA – ajotomate!

Super-ripe tomato for dressing + ripe salad tomatoes + garlic + sherry vinegar + olive oil Mash garlic and sea salt together Add coarsely chopped skinned & seeded super-ripe tomato Pound the tomato together with the garlic until  blended & add the sherry vinegar Gradually add the olive oil stirring with the pestle to mix…

Chicken tikka & naan bread

Cubed chicken + Greek yoghurt + ginger + green chilli + garlic + mature Cheddar + garam masala + cardamom + chilli powder + chick pea flour + egg + salt Naan bread: flour + pinch of sugar & salt + baking powder + milk + Greek yoghurt + vegetable oil Topped with garlic &…

Watermelon cooler

Watermelon + white rum + lime + sugar syrup + a drop of vanilla extract ( optional ) & shaken with ice