LUNCH/DINNER

shrimp and asparagus risotto

shrimp and asparagus risotto

An unusual and striking dish with fresh shrimp and asparagus risotto, which is very simple to prepare and ideal for impromptu supper parties. SERVES 4 5 cups vegetable bouillon 12 0z/350 g asparagus, cut into 2-inch/5-cm lengths 2 tbsp olive oil 1onion, chopped finely 1 garlic clove, chopped finely 1½cups arborio rice 1 lb/450g raw …

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Paste with Tuna and Lemon

Paste with Tuna and Lemon

Fusilli, corkscrew-shaped pasta, is the best shape to use for this paste with Tuna and Lemon recipe because the creamy sauce is absorbed in the twists. SERVES 4 4 tbsp butter, diced 1¼ cups heavy cream 4 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp grated lemon rind ½ tsp anchovy extract 14 0z/400 g dried fusilli 70z/200 …

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Red shrimp curry

Red shrimp curry

Like all Thai curries Red shrimp curry, this one has as its base a paste of chiles and spices and a sauce of coconut milk. SERVES 4 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 garlic clove, chopped finely 1 tbsp red curry paste (see below) scant 1cup coconut milk 2 tbsp Thai fish sauce 1 tsp sugar …

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Carrot and orange Bake

Carrot and orange Bake

poppy seeds add texture and flavor to this recipe and counteract the slightly sweet flavor of the carrots and orange Bake. SERVES 4 1½ lb/675 g carrots, cut into thin strips 1 leek, sliced 1¼ cups fresh orange juice 2 tbsp clear honey 1garlic clove, crushed 1 tsp allspice 2 tsp chopped thyme 1 tbsp …

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chicken pepperonata

chicken pepperonata

All the chicken pepperonata sunshine colors and flavors of Italy are combined in this easy and economical dish SERVES 4 8 chicken thighs  whole-wheat flour 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp 1small onion, sliced thinly 1garlic clove, crushed red bell pepper 1 large, seeded and sliced  thinly yellow bell pepper 1 large, seeded and sliced thinly  green bell …

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Beef and potato goulash

Beef and potato goulash recipe

In this Beef and potato goulash recipe, the potatoes are actually cooked in the goulash. For a change, you may prefer to substitute small, scrubbed new potatoes. SERVES 4 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 large onion, sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 lb 10 oz/750 g lean stewing steak 2 tbsp paprika 14 0z/ 400g …

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Michoacan Beef

Michoacan Beef

This Michoacan Beef rich, smoky-flavored Mexican stew is delicious; leftovers make a great filling for tacos, too. SERVES  4 about 3 tbsp all-purpose flour 2 lb 4 oz/1 kg stewing beef, cut into large bite-size pieces  vegetable oil 2 tbsp 2 onions, chopped 5 garlic cloves, chopped 4-5 medium tomatoes, diced 1½ dried chipotle chiles, reconstituted, …

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potato and sausage pantry

potato and sausage pantry

This dish is a meal in itself, containing both meat and potatoes cooked in a herby wine gravy. A selection of fresh vegetables may be served with the dish. if wished. SERVES 1½/675 g potatoes, cubed 2 tbsp butter 8 large herb sausages 4 smoked bacon slices 1 onion, quartered 1 zucchini, sliced 2/3 cup …

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spicy pork with prunes

spicy pork with prunes

spicy pork with Prunes add an earthy, wine flavor to this spicy stew. Serve with tortillas or crusty bread to dip into his rich sauce. SERVES 4 31/4Ib/1.5 kg pork joint, such as leg or shoulder juice of 2-3 limes  garlic cloves 10, chopped 3-4 tbsp mild chili powder 4 tbsp vegetable oil 2 onions, chopped …

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Coconut chicken with Lime

Coconut chicken with Lime

This tasty dish Coconut chicken with Lime combines the flavors of lime, peanut, coconut, and chile. You’ll find coconut cream in most large food stores or delicatessens. Serves 4 ²⁄³ cup hot chicken bouillon ¹⁄4 cup creamed coconut 1tbsp sunflower oil 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into long, thin strips 1 mall red chile, sliced …

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