Recipes

Proper Bloke's Pasta

Proper Bloke's Pasta

2 dried red chillies 2 heaped teaspoons fennel seeds olive oil 600g quality Italian sausages, Cumberland sausages or higher-welfare pork mince 1 tablespoon dried oregano 250ml white wine 1 lemon 500g fusilli or penne 20g Parmesan cheese , plus extra for serving ½ a bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley (15g)  

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Tempura Asparagus

Tempura Asparagus

Get your asparagus in our 'Dig for Victory' Veg Box! Click here. Ingredients For the asparagus: Sunflower or vegetable oil, for deep-frying 50g plain flour, plus 3tbsp extra for dusting 1tsp cornflour 100ml chilled sparkling or soda water 2 x (250g) bunches of asparagus For the dip: 1/2 red chilli, seeds removed and finely chopped 2tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 small clove of garlic, peeled and crushed 2tsp caster sugar 1tsp freshly grated root ginger 2tsp chopped coriander Method Mix together the ingredients for the dipping sauce and leave for roughly 30 minutes. Pour enough oil into a large pan to come...

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Bean Chilli

Bean Chilli

Ingredients: 1 large onion, medium dice, (175g) 1 red pepper, medium dice, (150g) 1 carrot, peeled and medium dice, (120g) 2 clove garlic, chopped, (10g) 1 red chilli, seeded and chopped, (10g) 1 tin chopped tomato 2 tin chilli beans 1 tin sweet corn, drained of water 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp tomato paste   Method: Add oil to heavy bottom pot and add onion, carrot, red pepper, garlic and red chilli, cook over medium high heat till vegetables are tender (5-8 minutes) Add chilli beans, sweet...

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Rustic guacamole

Rustic guacamole

Ingredients 3 avocados (ripe) 50g onion 140g vine ripe tomato 20g fresh cilantro 2 garlic cloves 1 lime, juiced 1 tbsp olive oil Method: Cut avocado in half, remove pit and scoop out flesh with a spoon into a bowl. 2. Mash avocado with fork to desired consistency. 3. Finely chop the coriander. 4. Cut tomato in half, squeeze out seeds and finely chop. 5. Peel and finely chop onion. 6. Grate garlic cloves on the fine side of cheese grater. 7. Add all ingredients to bowl and mix well with spoon, season with salt and black pepper. Top Tip! To...

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