Amaretti biscuits

A quick and easy treat to make. Have a go. Just make sure the egg whites are firm enough 😉 Ingredients (makes 50) unsalted butter , for greasing 4 large free-range egg whites 350 g caster sugar 350 g ground almonds 30 ml amaretto liqueur icing sugar Method Preheat the oven to 170ºC/gas 3, and…

Chicken milanese with spaghetti

One of my favorite Italian dishes. I often make this recipe for my family but never with the Parmesan cheese, but from now on I will never leave this ingredient out! yum. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 2) 2 cloves of garlic ½ a bunch of fresh basil olive oil 1 x 400 g tin of plum…

Sausage pasta bake

Jamie Oliver is a true genius! How can something so easy to make be so delicious? This crumb mixture is fantastic. Have a go, go, go…! And -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 3 cloves of garlic 50 g mature Cheddar cheese 50 g stale bread 2 teaspoons dried oregano olive oil 4 higher-welfare sausages 1 pinch…

Chicken fajitas with homemade guacamole & salsa

This time I cheated a little on the guacamole…making this gorgeous dip for 35 people I would of needed a lot of avocado’s and time was limited. I opted for a very good brand and didn’t hear any complaints. The salsa was gorgeous together with the limes, I could of eaten the whole bowl. Instead…

Cauliflower dhal

“Dal or dahl, a dish or preparation of lentils or other pulses”. I enjoyed making this dish as I never made dhal before. One word from my Bux audience today…filling! -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 4 shallots 1 clove of garlic 1 small cauliflower groundnut oil 1 small handful of curry leaves 2 teaspoons mustard seeds…

Blueberry and yoghurt loaf

Another easy peasy lemon squeezy recipe! This cake is so gorgeous, the yoghurt makes the texture so soft. Best to eat warm. Bet there is nothing left within a no time! 😉 -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Serves 6–8) 150g unsalted butter, melted 1 cup (220g) caster (superfine) sugar 2 eggs ½ cup (140g) Greek-style (thick) yoghurt 1…

Baked mushroom, bacon and spinach risotto

Absolutely delicious! And what a great way to make risotto for a whole lot of people. I had two big oven dishes going, one with and one without meat. The one thing I would say is that you have to put the oven dish at the bottom of the oven so it does catch the…

Globe artichoke salad with potatoes

My experience with artichokes is limited but I did take the challenge on today to make this recipe for lunch. Not all went well, I left too many tough outer leaves on and my cooking time could have been a bit longer. But, all was eaten and gone before I looked again, so the taste…

Turkey & courgette burgers with spring onion & cumin

These cute little burgers are perfect for lunch. They are nice in combination with the Globe artichoke salad. It’s an typical Ottolenghi recipe with lots of flavors going on. Try it. I will definitely use minced turkey again as burgers. Love it. Hope you enjoy this too. Ingredients (Serves 4-6, makes about 18 burgers) 500g…

Cardamom and coconut chicken skewer

We had a little drama going on in the BUX kitchen today. We lost the chicken! To make a long story short, the chicken wasn’t delivered yesterday. Fortunately, the problem was solved in a jiffy, although lunch was delayed by half an hour and we had to replace the roti by a roll. Nevertheless, lunch…

Pumpkin, saffron & orange soup with caramelised pumpkin seeds

You will love these pumpkin seeds! They are also great as a snack. Don’t forget the crème fraîche, it’s a treat too. -enjoy- Ingredients: (serves 6) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, finely diced 550g pumpkin flesh, cut into 2cm cubes 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced 1 tsp saffron fronds 1 litre water or…

Eton Mess

There are so many variations of this delicious dessert, you can make it as messy as you like! This recipe is simple but delightful. I made it in little jam pots for my colleagues at Bux last week, they looked so irresistible together.   Ingredients (serves 8) 16 small meringue cookies
, 250 g mascarpone
, 200…