Category Archives: Made in Under 30 mins

Recipe – Indian Spiced Avocado with Ginger & Chili

I suppose this could be considered Southern India’s answer to guacamole, although I suspect it existed centuries earlier than that ubiquitous avocado offering as it originated with Arab settlers who arrived in India over 400 years ago. Who knows – … Continue reading

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Recipe – Baked Eggs with Asparagus

Now that spring is doing its very best to spring itself upon us, the supermarkets are full of  tender young asparagus stalks and what better way to use them than in this lovely brunch dish? Baked eggs are very adaptable … Continue reading

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Recipe – Asian Pork & Eggplant Stir-Fry

A quick and tasty supper dish with lots of Asian flavors, this delicious bowl of spiced pork, chili, eggplant, ginger, garlic and rice will be on the table within 30 minutes. Even less if you used that quick-cook rice but … Continue reading

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Recipe – Risotto with Saffron & Lemon Zest

What could be more comforting than a bowl of creamy risotto, scented with saffron and lemon? ‘Risotto Milanese’ is one of my favorites and like all risotto, it’s ready in under 30 minutes, making this a wonderful supper dish for … Continue reading

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Recipe – A Winter Soup

Chock full of smoky andouille sausage, potatoes, kidney beans and kale, this soup is hearty, spicy and rather garlicky – in fact it’s just perfect served piping hot, with lots of crusty bread on a frosty night. It’s also really … Continue reading

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Recipe – Very Easy Indian Naan Bread

Once you realize how easy it is to make delicious naan bread at home in a matter of minutes, you won’t bother buying it again. Piping hot and straight from the pan, they can be eaten plain or perked up … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spicy Shrimp Vol-au-Vents

These tasty little appetizers came about by accident when I purchased frozen puff pastry vol-au-vents thinking I was buying frozen puff pastry sheets. I’m happy to admit to always having frozen puff pastry in my freezer; to make it from … Continue reading

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