Fi’s Foodie Friday

Lentil, carrot and date salad with mint and harissa * Severs 4 – 6 as a side dish Ingredients 175g puy lentils 4 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, grated to a puree 3/4 tsp cumin seeds 3/4 tsp caraway seeds 1/2 tsp coriander seeds, crushed 1 1/2 tbsp harissa 1 tsp light brown…

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Fi’s Foodie Friday : Mornings are getting lighter and the early bird catches the worm. Arm yourself with this great brekkie! Megawatt Breakfast Bars Makes 24 140ml melted extra virgin coconut oil 80ml good quality honey (or maple syrup for vegans) 2 handfuls of regular pitted dates (100g) 1 banana, mashed 1-2 teaspoons cinnamon Freshly…

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Fi’s Foodie Friday: Love = cooking & sharing food with anyone who makes your life richer. Happy 💘 Day. Thai-style mussels * Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 kg mussels , debearded, from sustainable sources 4 spring onions 2 cloves of garlic 1⁄2 a bunch of fresh coriander 1 stick of lemongrass 1 fresh red chilli groundnut…

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Fi’s Foodie Friday : I can’t face another sarnie for lunch. Thanks to brilliant blood oranges this winter salad is a taste explosion and not a bit of bread in sight! Orange Salad with dates, mint, and chilli * This bright winter salad is a flavour explosion on a plate. Add some bulgar wheat, spelt…

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Fi’s Foodie Friday: This time last year I was in Sri Lanka. Today’s fish curry sums up the essence of the people I was privileged to meet. They and this curry warms and enhances your soul. Sri Lankan Fish Curry * Serves 4: 4 pieces firm white fish fillets (180gm each), such as pollack or…

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Fi’s Foodie Friday: Haggis nibbles, whisky cocktails and a birthday toast to Robert Burns. Sounds like a Burns’ Night party to me! Haggis bon bons with whisky marmalade * Makes approx 20 bon bons 600g of haggis 2 eggs 150g of flour 150g of Panko breadcrumbs 750ml of vegetable oil Salt and pepper 150g of…

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Fi’s Foodie Friday: Christmas lists, lists, lists. Keep your energy up with these delicious little balls. What about leaving some for Santa too…   Apricot, Ginger & Cashew Energy Balls * Makes 12 portions 100g unsalted cashew nuts 20g sesame seeds 80g dried apricots 20g puffed brown rice or puffed quinoa 4cm piece of ginger…

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Fi’s Foodie Friday: Planning a wee party? Enjoy these Christmas bites with a glass of cold bubbles. Make extra, you will need them. Christmas Bites. Remember this little recipe from September? I thought it would make a brilliant topping to these perfect party nibbles. Serves approx 20 little bites* 1 ridge cucumber or regular cucumber…

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Fi’s Foodie Friday: “Baby it’s cold outside!” Chilli, coconut and peppercorn broth * is just the ticket. Serves: 4 4 tbsp coconut oil A thumb of ginger (about 50g), peeled and roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled 1 – 2 red chillies, destemmed 4 spring onions, trimmed and roughly chopped 1 small bunch of coriander,…