Rich Potato Pie

Rich Potato Pie Print Recipe Ingredients  1 kg waxy potatoes3 1/3 cups Flour1 1/2 teaspoons salt200 g butter2 eggs4 tablespoons water175 g finely chopped shallots4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley2 tablespoons chopped fresh chervil or 2 teaspoons dried chervilSaltBlack pepper1 egg yolk1 tablespoon water150 ml double cream lightly whipped Instructions Cook potatoes for 5 minutes in large pan ...

Afghani Salad

As with all my Afghani recipes, this one came from Roqiah. Afghani Salad Roqiah Akrami Print Recipe Ingredients  LettuceTomatoesCucumberCeleryFresh coriander can replace with parsley and/or a tiny bit mintNatural yoghurtSmall amount white vinegar Instructions Chop vegetables small like coleslaw.Mix in yoghurt and vinegarServe on big flat plate.

Courgette Slice

A classic from my days as a vegetarian. And a useful way to use up courgettes if you happen to have a plant growing – each plant produces masses of product. Courgette Slice Print Recipe Ingredients  3 eggs beaten5 Courgettes grated and drained1 onion1 cup cheese1 cup self raising flourbit of oilSalt and pepperMushrooms or corn ...

Brian’s Japanese, Irish, American Potato Salad

Brian seemed to just throw a whole bunch of things together, but it worked. That particular flat always used North American style Mayonnaise, and like Bee and Simon’s Potato Salad, this seems to make a difference. The result of Brian’s seemingly random concoction is a tasty mix of Japanese / Irish / American flavours.   ...

Bolanee – Afghani Green Vegetable Fried Pie

As with all my Afghani recipes, this one came from Roqiah. Serve with any kind of meat, or fried eggs. To be honest it was too oily for me. Bolanee - Afghani Green Vegetable Fried Pie Roqiah Akrami Print Recipe Ingredients  2 cups flour can have all white flour, or 3 quarters white and 1 quarter ...

Courgette Salad

Simple courgette (i.e. zucchini) salad. Courgette Salad Print Recipe Ingredients  2 tablespoons oil3 small courgettes in 1/2 inch slices1 shallot chopped1 tablespoon white wine vinegar1 teaspoon paprikaSalt and Pepper Instructions Sauté courgettes and shallots in oilAdd vinegar, paprika, salt and pepperCook until tenderChill to serve

Creamy Mushroom Sauce

This is a variation on a pasta sauce recipe that Wendy Evans gave me. Creamy Mushroom Sauce Steven Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  Olive oil1/2 teaspoon sage1/2 teaspoon rosemary500 g mushroomsblack pepper1/2 ThymeTin tomatoes1 Onion chopped300 ml cream Instructions Cook sage and rosemary until fragrantAdd mushrooms, black pepper, thymeCook 10 minutesAdd tomatoes and onionCook 20 minutes. Add cream ...

Spicy Pickled Onions

I grew up on pickled onions. I could, as a child, eat a whole jar in one sitting. It helped that my mum made bottles and bottles of them every year. This recipe came from Jane Bray. It is a bit different from my mums, have a hint of chilli. Makes it quite sharp.  Spicy ...