Archive | April, 2015

Thursday Lunch @ Victoria!

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Allotment update

We have had Some great weather over the last couple of weeks here in surrey but the flip Side to this is the weeds have gone crazy. After a couple of hours of getting jolted by baby singing nettles everything looking much tidier.  The baby leeks I planted in late winter are coming on strong. […]

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Street Feast

On Friday  a group of etc foodies got together to attend the grand opening of Street Feast Model Market . It’s a good idea to get there early as it’s popular and a queue soon starts forming. Also it’s free before 7pm and then £3 after. We managed to consume a 3 course street food feast […]

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Nam Jim BBQ Dressing

With all this fine spring weather, I might as well get the ball rolling with a simple BBQ dressing. This classic Thai dressing is hot with sour and tangy notes, feel free to adjust the taste with extra lime juice and fish sauce to personal taste. Nam Jim Dressing 6 red and green chillies finely chopped 2 clove […]

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Chocolate and strawberry roulade

Chocolate  and Strawberry Roulade   Ingredients: 200g dark chocolate, chopped 60ml hot water 4 eggs 1tsp instant coffee powder 165g sugar 250ml  double cream 125g strawberry Method: 1.Preheat oven to 180-200C. Grease 25cmx30cm swill roll pan. Line base and long sides with baking paper, extending paper 5cm above the edges of pan. 2Mix chocolate, water […]

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Thai New Year!

Tiger prawn & Pollock Thai green curry with steamed rice   1 x side of Pollock (diced, skinned and pin-boned) In weight it’s about 900g – 1kg 400g tiger prawns (raw) 3 x green chilli’s (add more chilli’s if you like it really hot) 2 x sticks of lemon grass 2 x thumb size pieces […]

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In celebration of Thai New Year

Thai Green Curry. FOR A FAMILY OF FOUR. Ingredients: Oil – Organic Chicken – Brown Rice – Coconut Milk – Thai Green Curry Paste – Garden Peas – Soya Beans – Greens Beans Step One: Add some oil in a pan on the lowest gas mark and let the oil heat up for a few minutes. Step […]

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Easter Nests

Ingredients: Milk Chocolate – Shredded Wheat – Mini Eggs – Baking Cases  Step One: Add two large bars of milk chocolate into a bowl above boiling water and wait for the chocolate to melt. Step Two: Crush the shredded wheat into small piece and add to the melted chocolate. Stir until all shredded wheat is covered in mmm chocolate. […]

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