Recipe – Courgette Pakoras

Throughout August if your courgettes are doing well, you’ll be actively looking for recipes to use them up. This is a simple lunchtime snack which uses a few easily. FryingFlippedout of the ovenCourgette & Onion Pakoras Ingredients 125g Gram Flour1/4 tsp Chilli Powder3/4 tsp curry powder1/4 tsp garlic powder1/4 tsp ground ginger1/4 tsp ground corriander1/4…… Continue reading Recipe – Courgette Pakoras

Recipe – Simple Tasty Tomato Soup – Deal with the Glut

In August and early September there is always a glut of tomatoes and whilst there are lots of ways of dealing with it, freezing, chutney, sauce, etc., this is another recipe which is also good in September when the days are getting a bit cooler, it makes an excellent lunch and freezes well if you…… Continue reading Recipe – Simple Tasty Tomato Soup – Deal with the Glut

Recipe: Slow Cooker Leek & Potato Soup

This is an incredibly simple recipe and produces an acceptable soup. (Acceptable because like all soups with potato in them, it tends to be a little “gloopy”. Its barely even worth a layout: The ingredients are (as you would expect): Leeks, potatoes, stock (vegetable or chicken- enough to cover the leeks & potatoes) and pepper…… Continue reading Recipe: Slow Cooker Leek & Potato Soup

Recipe: Chicken Stir Fry with Szechuan Pepper

This is a quick and easy to make stir fry which can easily be modified to suit your tastes. We served it with rice noodles and it took about 25 minutes altogether as we could prepare the vegetables at the same time as stir frying the various ingredients. As usual things from our garden are…… Continue reading Recipe: Chicken Stir Fry with Szechuan Pepper

Recipe: Stir Fried Duck with Oyster Sauce

This recipe came from the Gressingham Duck website but we modified it adding more vegetables and making it more wheat free. We also think that the recipe can be used with other meats. As ever, items in italics are from our garden. Ingredients (for 2) 1 Duck Breast sliced into smaller fillets (we have also…… Continue reading Recipe: Stir Fried Duck with Oyster Sauce