Saturday, 31 January 2015

Assaggetti Restaurant

Assagetti is Located at 71 Haymarket London. I thought it was a lovely contemporary easy going Italian Restaurant with a nice simple restaurant.

Mussels to Start

Fried Calamari

A nice bottle of wine to wash it down with

Seafood Linginue as a Maincourse

Salmon Raviolli
I Have only good things to say about this Restaurant. It is great for a Lunch.


Thursday, 29 January 2015

Indian Mash Potato

This is a really nice way of adding flavour to Mash Potatoes.

Ingredients

1.5 Teaspoons of Garam Masla
1/2 teaspoon of Turmeric
1/2 Teaspoon of Chilli Powder
1 Teaspoon of Salt
Finely Chopped Corriander 
1 Small Onion Finely Chopped
1 Green Chilli Finely Chopped
Enough Potatoes for 4 people.
3 Tablespoons of Lemon Juice
 
Method
Gather Your Ingredients , and Prepare your mash by boiling your potatoes then mash it with butter and milk to make them soft
Whilst your boiling potatoes , Fry the Onions and Garlic for 5 minutes
Then add the spice and fry for 1 minute

Then add the Lemon Juice and add to your prepared Mash potatoes mixing well
Like so and garnish with Corriander




 


Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Fried Fish Indian Style

Their are numerous ways to fry fish but I do like this style and the taste is very nice. I hope you enjoy.

Ingredients

1 Egg Beaten
4 fillets of White fish  such as Cod 
3 Tbsp of  Chickpea Flour
3 Tbsp of Plain Flour
1.5  Teaspoon of Salt
1/2 Tea spoon of Turmeric
1 Teaspoon of Garam masala
1/2 Teaspoon of Chilli Powder.

Method

Gather Your Ingredients and pat the fish dry

Prepare the ingredients like so

all the dry ingredients shold be mixed together like so

Dip the fish into the egg then the dry mixture

With the Fish coated put in the fridge until your ready to fry

Then fry on each side for about 6 minutes

Like so

The Tasty Indian Influenced Fried Fish

The Whole Meal

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Castella

A Castella is an East Asian Sponge Cake mostly found in Japan and Korea. The Cake itself has its Origins in Spain and was introducted to East Asia by the Portugese.

Ingredients

4 Eggs
130 Grams of Caster Sugar ( 2 x 65 grams)
120 Grams of Plain Flour
1/4 Tsp of Salt
2 Tbsp of Milk
20 Grams of Honey
2 tsp of cooking wine such as Mirin
20 grams of Starch Syrup or Oligosaccharide
4 Tsp of Vegetable Oil

Method

Gather your Ingredients

Divide the Egg Yolks from the Egg whites and  whisk the Egg Yolks for  10 seconds

Add 65 grams of Caster Sugar then whisk for 20 seconds

The but the bowl into another bowl of hot water and whisk for 3 minutes

Until it becomes white like so


Sift your plain flour into the bowl and  add the milk , honey , oil , cooking wine and oligosaccharide into a microwave for 20 seconds then add to the egg mixture

Mix the Ingredients well

Then make meringue with the egg whites and 65 grams of caster sugar

Add meringue slowly to the cake mixture and mix throughly

Then add to a 20 X 20 cake tin like so  and bake for 180 oC for 30 minutes

The Finished Cake

A slice

Monday, 26 January 2015

Chicken Myers

This is a lovely Creamy dish with a hint of  Curry powder . I Hope you enjoy.

Ingredients

4 Tablespoons  Fresh Double cream
Chicken for 4 people
225 of Frozen broccoli
one can of condensed cream of chicken soup
4 Tablespoons of Mayonaise
1/2 teaspoons of Curry powswer
50 grams of English Cheddar Cheese grated

Method

Gather Your Ingredents

Put your chicken and  Broccoli at the bottom , then put the cream , condensed soup , curryp owder and mayonaise on top then finish of with cheese. Bake in the Oven at 190 oC for 40 minutes

The Finished Dish
 

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Jamaican Brown Stewed Chicken

I Love Caribbean food and its a cuisine that can be enjoyed all year round. I hope you enjoy this simple to make comforting dish.

Ingredients

Marinade

Chicken for 4 people
2 Medium Onions Chopped
3 Medium Tomatoes Chopped
4 Spring Onions Chopped
2 Cloves of Garlic finely Chopped
1 Scotch Bonnet Pepper Chopped
3 Tbsps of Soy Sauce
2 Teaspoons of Dried Thyme
1 teaspoon of Ground spice

Main Ingredients

2 Carrots Chopped
400 ml of Coconut Milk

Method

Gather your Ingredients for the marinade

Chop and refrigerate for  3 hours minimum

Then  take your Chicken out and brown the chicken

Gather your other Ingredients

Once the Chicken is cooked add the reserved marinade and  the chopped carrots and cook for 10 minutes

Then add the coconut milk and cook on low for 30 minutes , if you need the sauce to thicken then add your cornflour

The Finished Dish

The meal

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Vegetable Curry

Sometimes its good to have a Meat Free meal and this is a very easy and Tasty dish for all to enjoy.

Ingredients

Any spare Vegetables such as Mushrooms , carrots , courgettes , peas , peppers
1 Onion finely sliced
1 Teaspoon of minced Garlic
1 Teaspoon of Minced Ginger
1 Teaspoon of Chilli Powder
1 Teaspoon of Ground Turmeric
1 Teaspoon of Cumin
1 Teaspoon of Ground Corriander
2 Tablespoons of Corriander Chopped
1/2 Cup of Water

Method

Gather Your Ingredients

Fry the Onions

Addthe Ginger and Garlic and Fry for 1 Minute

Then add your Spices if you have corriander then add the chopped corriander at this stage

Then the Veg and water and cook for about 15 minutes before your serve add the garam masala

The Finished Curry
The Simple meal