Monthly Archives: February 2012

Marrow Stuffed with Sweetcorn

VEGETABLE DISH This recipe came from a friend in Quorn, UK. Each year I would buy a couple of the harvest festival marrows from the church and cook them. To help the children enjoy their meal I would decorate the … Continue reading

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Tomato Salad

SALAD Ingredients 11/2 lbs 700 gms firm tomatoes, sliced 1 small mild onion or 3 spring onions, chopped 2 Tblsp parsley, chopped 1/2 tsp ground cumin Salad Dressing Method Mix the tomatoes, onions, parsley, and cumin in a bowl. Pour … Continue reading

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Beetroot Salad

SALAD Ingredients 2 lbs 1 Kg cooked beetroot, sliced 1 large onion, sliced 8 Tblsp vinegar 8 Tblsp water 1 Dsp sugar 1 bay leaf 4 peppercorns 2 whole cloves 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp caraway seeds Method Place the … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Spinach Salad

SALAD Ingredients 4 ozs 125 gms button mushrooms, sliced 4 Tblsp French Dressing 4 ozs 125 gms spinach Method Put the mushrooms in a salad bowl with 2 Tblsp of dressing and stir to cover. Leave to marinate for an … Continue reading

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Blackberry Crumble

DESSERT We stayed at a bed and breakfast house in Kinross, Scotland. The landlady was baking when we arrived. The smell made us stay and she kindly gave me the recipe. Ingredients 3 lbs 1.5 kgs blackberries 12 ozs 350 … Continue reading

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Blackberry Sauce

SAUCE This recipe came from a chef in Kuwait. You can use a variety of fruit. Ingredients 4 ozs 125 g blackberries or fruit of choice 1 ozs 25 g cornflour 2 ozs 50g sugar Method Place fruit in a … Continue reading

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Tomato and Vegetable Grill

MAIN COURSE Ingredients 1 small eggplant 2 Tblsp olive oil 1 sweet onion, peeled and sliced thickly 2 tomatoes, sliced 1 green pepper, deseeded and sliced thickly 1 tsp basil MethodCut at least 4 slices of each vegetable.Cut the unpeeled … Continue reading

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