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28 March, 2021

Chicken Ramen

Chicken Ramen
Posted in : Dinner, Japanese on by : Lewis Hurst
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Ramen is a big part of Japanese culture, and they are all about the broth. This ramen recipe is my first attempt at making ramen from scratch, and I have to say that I’m pretty pleased with the results. An improvement to this dish would be to cook the chicken in a japanese style, rather
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21 March, 2021

Fondant Potatoes

Fondant Potatoes
Posted in : European, Side Dishes on by : Lewis Hurst
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This is a great way to make potatoes if you like the taste of potatoes. I know that sounds obvious, because of course potatoes are good for people who like potatoes, but a lot of potatoes recipes take flavour from other sources, such as cheese, onion, animal fat (such as potatoes roasted in duck fat),
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9 March, 2021

My Cottage Pie Recipe

My Cottage Pie Recipe
Posted in : Dinner, European on by : Lewis Hurst
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There’s nothing special about this cottage pie recipe, I’ve just hosted here because I made it the other day and it was delicious. I’d forgotten how delicious cottage pie is, so I have uploaded the recipe so I can find it when I’m looking for meal ideas. This is my own recipe (in that no
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4 March, 2021

Traditional Carbonara

Traditional Carbonara
Posted in : Dinner, European on by : Lewis Hurst
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I decided to research how to make a traditional carbonara after I was berated by an Italian friend over my version of carbonara (which I invented, but later found was a common way to make a modern carbonara). I’ll be honest, I prefer my carbonara as a pasta dish, but the two are really incomparable.
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2 February, 2021

Dukkah Chicken With Hummus

Dukkah Chicken With Hummus
Posted in : Dinner on by : Lewis Hurst
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This is a super easy meal to make, which is inexpensive and healthy. It goes well with all types of crisp vegetables, but today I used green capsicum and zucchini. Ingredients Chicken mince Masterfoods Roast chicken seasoning (Salt, Chicken Flavour 19%, Sugar, Paprika, Garlic 9%, Rosemary 8%, Pepper 5%, Onion, Lemon Peel, Chilli 2.5%, Lemon
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1 January, 2021

Nori Nut Salmon

Nori Nut Salmon
Posted in : Dinner, Lunch on by : Lewis Hurst
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The aim of this dish was to highlight the light, freshness of the salmon, while providing delicious, additive flavours to make the dish slightly more complex. The picture associated with this recipe isn’t the best, and not how I’d prefer to present the dish, but I was on a diet at the time. To that
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19 November, 2020

Peri Peri Chicken Burger And Chips

Posted in : Dinner, European on by : Lewis Hurst
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This Portuguese style burger is easy to make and tastes great. Ingredients Chicken Lettuce Fynbos ghost peri peri sauce Tomato Paste Mayonnaise French brioche burger buns Orange sweet potato (Orange kumara) chips (I actually used McCain sweet potato cross trax) Onion Tomato Masterfoods Nashville style spicy chicken seasoning (alternatively you can use paprika & chilli
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5 November, 2020

Japanese Summer Curry

Posted in : Dinner, Japanese on by : Lewis Hurst

This is my take on a Japanese curry using Japanese Curry Mix from Golden Curry. I call this my Japanese Summer Curry because it’s lighter than my Japanese Winter Curry version and uses less starchy ingredients like potatoes and more greens. Ingredients Golden Curry – Japanese Curry Mix (Mild) from S&B Chicken breasts Rice Broccoli
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