Recipes

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Grilled-Corn-on-the-CobIngredients:
* 4 corn cobs, husks and stalks removed
* sugar, for sprinkling
* pinch of salt
* 4 tablespoons water
* 50 g (2 oz) butter, melted

Vegetable Kebabs

Vegetable-KebabsIngredients:
* 250 g (8 oz) aubergine, cut into 2.5 cm (1 inch) cubes
* 250 g (8 oz) courgettes, cut into 2.5 cm (1 inch) cubes
* 125 g (4 oz) button mushrooms
* 1 small green pepper, cored, deseeded and cut into 2.5 cm (1 inch) squares
* 1 small red pepper, cored, deseeded and cut into 2.5 cm (1 inch) squares
* 2 small tomatoes, halved
* 1 quantity Barbecue Sauce
* salt

Leeks Provencal

Leeks-ProvencalIngredients:
* 750 g (1 1/2 lb) leeks, halved, washed, and cut into 5 cm (2 inch) lengths
* 4 tablespoons olive oil
* 4 large tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and chopped
* grated rind of 1/2 lemon
* 3 tablespoons lemon juice
* 10 black olives, pitted and halved
* salt and pepper

Grilled Courgettes with Herbs

Grilled-Courgettes-with-HerbsIngredients:
* 500 g (1 lb) courgettes, trimmed
* 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
* 1 tablespoon chopped thyme
* 1 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
* 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns, crushed
* 1 tablespoon lemon juice
* 4 large tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and chopped
* 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped
* 150 ml (1/4 pint) olive oil

Mushrooms with Parsley and Garlic Butter

Mushrooms-with-Parsley-and-Garlic-ButterIngredients:
* 125 g (4 oz) unsalted butter, softened
* 2 large garlic cloves, crushed
* 1 teaspoon lemon juice
* 4 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
* 250 g (8 oz) even-sized button mushrooms, wiped clean
* 2-3 tablespoons brandy
* salt and pepper

Kidney & pasta turbigo

Kidney--pasta-turbigoIngredients:
* 4 lamb's kidneys
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/4 cup) butter
* 8 cocktail sausages
* 125 g (4 oz) button mushrooms
* 24 button onions, peeled
* 1 teaspoon tomato puree (paste)
* 2 teaspoons plain flour
* 155 ml (5 fl oz / 2/3 cup) beef stock
* 3 teaspoons dry sherry
* 1 bay leaf
* salt and pepper
* 185 g (6 oz/3 cups) pasta spirals
* sprigs of thyme, to garnish

Tuna & macaroni layer

Tuna--macaroni-layerIngredients:
* 185 g (6oz / 1 1/4 cups) wholewheat macaroni
* 90g (3 oz / 3/4 cup) grated Cheddar cheese
* 220 g (7 oz) can tuna fish
* 1/2 quantity Bechamel Sauce
* 2 teaspoons lemon juice
* 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
* 3 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
* salt and pepper
* lemon slices and sprigs of parsley, to garnish

Button Mushrooms in Vine Leaves

Button-Mushrooms-in-Vine-LeavesIngredients:
* 20 medium button mushrooms, about 250 g (8 oz)
* 24 vine leaves
* 150 ml (1/4 pint) olive oil
* 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
* 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
* salt and pepper
* parsley sprigs, to garnish

Mixed Barbecued Vegetables

Mixed-Barbecued-VegetablesIngredients:
* 2 large Spanish onions
* 2 green peppers
* 2 red peppers
* 2 large firm ripe tomatoes
* 1 large aubergine
* 3 firm courgettes, halved lengthways
* 12 large firm mushrooms
* about 200 ml (1/3 pint) olive oil
* salt and pepper
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Three Pepper Kebabs

Three-Pepper-KebabsIngredients:
* 2 green peppers, cored, deseeded and chopped into 2.5 cm (1 inch) squares
* 2 medium red peppers, cored, deseeded and chopped into 2.5 cm (1 inch) squares
* 2 medium yellow peppers, cored, deseeded and chopped into 2.5 cm (1 inch) squares
* 125 ml (4 fl oz) olive oil
* 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
* coarsely ground sea salt
* 1 tablespoon crushed black peppercorns
* 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Vegetable Kebabs with Peanut Sauce

Vegetable-Kebabs-with-Peanut-Sauce_cIngredients:
* 3 courgettes, trimmed
* 3 tablespoons oil
* 3 tablespoons lemon juice
* 8 canned baby corn cobs
* 500 g (1 lb) cup mushrooms
* 8 button mushrooms
* 2 tomatoes, quartered

Sauce:
* 2 tablespoons oil
* 1 small onion, chopped
* 250 g (8 oz) flat mushrooms, chopped
* 125 g (4 oz) roast salted peanuts
* 150 ml (1/4 pint) water
* 2 tablespoons soy sauce
* few drops of Tabasco sauce
* salt and pepper

Grilled Baby Sweetcorn

Grilled-Baby-SweetcornIngredients:
* 500 g (1 lb) canned or fresh whole baby sweetcorn, drained
* 125 g (4 oz) butter
* 1 tablespoon lemon juice
* 1 garlic clove, crushed
* salt and pepper

Sardines in Vine Leaves

Sardines-in-Vine-LeavesIngredients:
* 24 small sardines, about 1.5 kg (3 lb), thawed if frozen
* 175 ml (6 fl oz) olive oil
* 4 tablespoons lemon juice
* 3 garlic cloves, crushed
* 6 thyme sprigs, finely chopped
* 2 shallots, finely chopped
* 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
* 24 large vine leaves
* salt and pepper
* lemon wedges, to serve

Bacon_scallop Skewers

Bacon-scallop-Skewers_cIngredients:
* 8 scallops
* 8 rashers of streaky bacon, rinded
* juice of 1 lemon
* 50 g (2 oz) butter, melted
* 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Smoked fish lasagne

Smoked-fish-lasagneIngredients:
* 500 g (1 lb) smoked fish fillets, such as haddock
* 625 ml (20 fl oz / 2 1/2 cups) milk
* 4 carrots, cut into small dice
* 4 sticks celery, cut into small dice
* 90 g (3 oz / 1/2 cup) butter
* 6 sheets lasagne verde
* 3 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
* salt and pepper
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/2 cup) plain flour
* freshly grated nutmeg
* 30 g (1 oz/6 teaspoons) grated Parmesan cheese
* lime twist and sprig of parsley, to garnish

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