Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 10 minutes, cooks in 45 This is one of my go to Spanish dishes when making tapas, very easy and very tasty. The trick with the sauce is to balance the amounts of olive oil and salt which removes the acidity of the tomatoes during cooking. Sauces…

Salsa dip side dish

Salsa

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 5 minutes The classic side dish for Mexican food and fajitas. Ingredients 2 tomatoes ½ red onion ½ lime, juiced Ground sea salt 1 red chilli pepper (optional) Method Finely chop the tomatoes and remove the white. Finely chop the red onion. If adding the red chilli…

Hummus

Recipe for Hummus

Serves 3-4 / Difficulty – Easy / Ready in 10 minutes. I find hummus a lot more versatile than just spreading on pitta (not that there is anything wrong with that of course) but try it on my peppers and eggs sandwich recipe and it takes an already great sandwich to a whole new level.…

Peverada sauce

Rita’s Recipe for Peverada Sauce

Serves around 12 / Difficulty – medium / 20 minutes prep – 1 hour cooking time. Peverada sauce is a strong flavoured meaty sauce originating from Venice that is served with game and goes amazingly well with poultry. This particular recipe was passed to me by my mother in law, who learned it from her…

Caribbean Fried Dumplings

Caribbean Fried Dumplings Recipe

Makes 8 dumplings / Difficulty – easy / 10 minutes prep and 10 minutes cooking time. Ingredients 300g self raising flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 15g of butter 150ml of water About 300ml of oil for frying Method Sieve the flour and salt into a mixing bowl and stir in the salt. Cut the butter into small…