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How to Cook Cola-Braised Pork Belly

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 1 ½ hours Cooking time: 2 hours Ingredients needed to make Cola-Braised Pork Belly: For the dashi: 10 dried shiitake mushrooms 1 ¾ oz katsuobushi 8’’ dried konbu 1 ¾ pint softened tap water For the pork: 2 oz pork belly, rind removed 1 ½ yeast extract 16 fl oz cola 5 fl oz Worchestershire sauce 10 ... Read More »

How to Cook Goan Style Lobster

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 45 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Goan Style Lobster: 4 live lobsters 5 oz dessicated coconut 1 fl oz coconut milk 2 onions, sliced 1 garlic clove, finely grated 2’’ fresh ginger root, finely grated 2 fl oz tamarind pulp 4 bird’s eye red chillies 1 green chili, finely chopped 2 tbsp fresh ... Read More »

How to Cook Chinese Stir-Fried Rice

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 1 hour 15 mins Ingredients needed to make Chinese Stir-Fried Rice: White basmati rice, measured in a 225 ml measuring cylinder 2 small onions, peeled and finely chopped 2 tbsp + 1 ½ tsp ground nut oil 1 tsp salt 4 bacon strips, chopped into ¼’’ pieces ¼ oz chinese dried mushrooms 1 ... Read More »

How to Cook Chicken Korma

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 2 hours Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Chicken Korma: 4 large boneless chicken breasts, skinned 1 oz low fat natural yogurt 3 tbsp double cream 1 tbsp plain flour ¾ oz fresh ginger root, peeled and finely grated 4 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced 2 large onions, chopped 2 tsp sugar 12 cardamom pods, ... Read More »

How to Cook Nasi Goreng

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Nasi Goreng: For the spice paste: ¾ oz galangal, peeled and coarsely chopped ½ oz fresh ginger root, peeled and roughly chopped ¼ oz garlic 1 ½ stout lemongrass stalks, outer leaves removed and core chopped ½ oz cashew nuts or roasted peanuts 2 red bird’s eye ... Read More »

How to Cook Chinese Spare Ribs

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 45 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Chinese Spare Ribs: For the spare ribs: 1 ½ lb pork spare ribs 1 pint peanut oil For the marinade: 1 tbsp dry sherry 1 tbsp chinese black rice vinegar 1  tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp cornflour 2 tsp sesame oil For the sauce: 3 tbsp ... Read More »

How to Cook Chicken With Waldorf Salad

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Chicken With Waldorf Salad: For the chicken: 2 boneless chicken breasts, cut into thick slices 4 oz walnuts, roughly chopped 4 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp Dijon mustard Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste For the sauce: 4 oz walnut halves 2 red apples, cut ... Read More »

How to Cook Beef Wellington with Red Wine Sauce

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Beef Wellington with Red Wine Sauce: For the wellington: 1 lb beef fillet, trimmed 12 oz coarse duck pate 1 egg, beaten 9 oz ready made puff pastry 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves 2 tbsp English mustard 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp vegetable oil Salt and fershly ... Read More »

How to Cook Basque Chicken Pie

Serves: 4-5 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Basque Chicken Pie: 4 boneless chicken thighs, skinned and chopped into bite-sized chunks 5 oz chorizo sausage, peeled and sliced 2 onions, chopped into 12 wedges 3 garlic cloves 1 red bell pepper, halved, seeded and sliced 1 green bell pepper, halves, seeded and sliced 4 ripe ... Read More »

How to Cook Assorted Tempura With Soba Noodles

Serves: 2 Cooking time: 25 mins Preparation time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Assorted Tempura With Soba Noodles: For the noodles: 5 oz soba noodles ¼ nori sheet, finely sliced 1’’ fresh ginger root, julliened 4 spring onions, sliced diagonally Sesame oil, as required Dash of mirin Large pinch of seven spice chili powder or scichimi (available at Asian grocery ... Read More »