Pasta pesto with garlic & rosemary chicken

Cooking for a large bunch of people, I often have to adapt the recipe a little. I love this recipe below, the homemade pesto is easy to do and very yummy. The beans I left on the side, in a huge bowl and scattered more Parmesan cheese over it. I did replace the fennel seeds…

Baked Camembert

I made these “lovely things of food happiness” today, for all the Buxer’s to share. Easy peasy…Great for X-mas Pre-Dinner snack! Ingredients (serves 15) 3 x 250 g round Camembert cheeses 6 sprigs of fresh rosemary 3 small cloves of garlic 1-2 fresh red chillies olive oil Cut the rind off the top of each…

Spiced chocolate & dried fig christmas cake

Now, maybe this is not the most attractive cake you have ever seen, but according to the biggest sweet tooth in our office, it is definitely one of the most tasty ones! It does taste of Christmas and it is a joy to make. Fruit, nuts, spices, chocolate, the smellΒ  coming out of the oven…

Spicy chorizo pan lasagne

Okay, for 30 people making pan lasagne is a bit difficult. So, I made the sauce in a big cooking pan and layered the lasagne out in a large dish ( actually we needed 2!) to put all in the oven (200ΒΊC) to bake for 40-45 minutes. The Chorizo is the surprise of the dish….

Minestrone soup

As many people in my circle have been going down with the flu recently, I was looking for a meal that would give those people an energy boost. This is a great recipe which warms, fills and lifts you up! No more sniffing and coughing in the BUX office tomorrow πŸ˜‰ Ingredients (serves 8) 1…

Sausage Rolls by Jamie Oliver

Great thing to make with the kids during the holidays! Easy peasy lemon squeezy. Ingredients (serves 4) olive oil 1 red onion , peeled and finely sliced 1 sprig fresh sage , leaves picked 6 higher-welfare beef sausages / mince 1 handful breadcrumbs fresh nutmeg , for grating 250 g ready-made puff pastry 1 free-range…

Cuban Chicharrones de Pollo

A new hit @BUX Headquarters! I couldn’t fry enough of these gorgeous chicken bites. If you do fry them in batches you can also place them in the oven for a little while to keep warm. The chicken was marinated overnight. This made the texture very soft and even more yummy. The dish was served…

Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Soup

Another Pumpkin Soup but well worth trying! Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Soup (serves 6) Ingredients 1 onion chopped 6 cloves of garlic minced (or less if you like) 2 tbsp butter 500 gram tomatoes cut into quarters 1.5 kg butternut pumpkin, cut in half, skin on 1/4 tsp paprika 1/2 – 1 tsp oregano salt…

Quiche

A little sneak peek video while serving the quiche with roasted sweet potatoes, a fresh salad with apple, feta, nuts and dried cranberries. Ingredients (serves 10) sea salt freshly ground black pepper 150 g broccoli 100 g fresh peas and broad beans , podded 75 g baby spinach 2 spring onions 4 rashers higher-welfare smoked…