Tag: #broccoli

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Quick oriental style Beef and Broccoli and how to cook perfect Basmati

This is one of the quickest dishes you can possibly prepare. For the best result I cut up the beef into very small pieces and cook it well before adding the other ingredients. Broccoli need to be just barely cooked.

Broccoli mint soup and this weekend’s catch !

My soup today is a combination of broccoli and mint, fresh mint, cooked mint and dry mint, producing a delicious soup with a depth of minty flavour. You will need: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 head fresh broccoli 1 natural organic stock cube 1 medium onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, smashed 1 potato potato, peeled and diced A large fist of fresh mint, chopped … Read More Broccoli mint soup and this weekend’s catch !

Jasmine rice with chicken and broccoli

I get cravings from time to time for Oriental flavors and this quick dish is one of my favorites, ideal for those who do not usually cook oriental style meals at home. Always stock your store cupboard with a bottle of soy suave and sesame oil, necessities…. 🙂 You will need: 500g minced chicken 1 head broccoli, cut into florets, immersed in hot water … Read More Jasmine rice with chicken and broccoli

Broccoli, Parsley and Stilton Soup

  There is nothing more comforting than a bowl of fresh soup.  I use broccoli and my soup today is gluten free, dairy free, egg free and has no added fat apart from a drizzle of olive oil but the result is surprisingly creamy and delicious. The broccoli is from our garden, very fresh and at its peak. I learnt a trick recently to … Read More Broccoli, Parsley and Stilton Soup

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Quick Everyday Meal: Broccoli and Hazelnut Pasta Shell Bake

This is a healthy pasta dish, shells filled with a mix of broccoli, hazelnuts and ricotta and baked in the oven to make a surprisingly light dish.

Welcome to the Year of the Horse … Crispy beef and broccoli noodles

Today marks the first day of the Chinese New Year. Goodbye to the snake and welcome to the horse with celebrations for the next two weeks … There are a number of Asian food stores on the island and I popped in to Mr and Mrs Wang’s store yesterday as they stock authentic asian ingredients and brands. I love Asian food and when I … Read More Welcome to the Year of the Horse … Crispy beef and broccoli noodles