Salmon en croute / potato gratin / french bean salad

Salmon en croute, Asya Kapitonova ‘s absolute favorite, so I always love to make it for my BUX colleagues. Together with a potato gratin and a french bean salad, yum. Try this at home and let me know what you think. Good old Jamie O nailed it again! -enjoy- Potato gratin Ingredients (serves 8) 1…

Next-level steak & onion sandwich

A lot of the Buxters are always very happy when this dish is served for lunch. Instead of white onions I like to use the red ones and I do sprinkle a bit of balsamic vinegar over them before they go into the oven. Because of the quantities we cook for, it’s easier to use…

Mushroom bourguignon

With porcini mushrooms & red wine. The ultimate Autumn dish! Absolutely delicious. Another great Jamie O. recipe. The mash was made very creamy. Great dish with a little rocket salad on the side for some sharpness. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4-6) 12 shallots 25 g dried porcini mushrooms 4 portobello mushrooms 120 g shiitake mushrooms 200…

Beef & vegetable stir-fry

For BUX lunch this dish was a challenge as a large wok didn’t work for me with so many people. I did manage to create a hopefully as tasty stir-fry as the recipe below which serves 4 people instead of 40! I did achieve this with two large cooking pans and with working in batches….

Smoky veggie chilli

Smoky veggie chilli – Sweet gem & cheesy jacket spuds What can I say? This is just very good cold weather grub! The BUXters where not very much impressed I did cook them a vegetarian meal for the second day in a row, but with this comforting dish I didn’t hear a peep out of…

Simple beef stew – By Jools Oliver

This dish is so yum, specially when its getting cold outside and you are in desperate need for some comfort food. It’s easy to make, honestly! Just follow the recipe below step by step and it will be alright. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 6) 4 sprigs of fresh thyme 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary 2 medium…

Easy spaghetti bolognese

A family favorite. Everybody has his own version of the Spag Bol, but I must say, this is a very good one! Yum. -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, peeled and grated 2 cloves garlic, crushed 800g beef mince 2 x 400g tinned diced…

Chorizo carbonara with Catalan market salad

  A lovely combination. Great for lunch with the girls. The chorizo will give you a boost, the salad will calm you down. 🙂 -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) SALAD 25 g pine nuts 1 red chicory 1 green chicory 2 clementines 100 g baby spinach 4 sprigs of fresh mint 45 g Manchego cheese 2…

Tom Daley’s sweet & sour chicken

This recipe is so delicious, I will definitely make this dish again for lunch @ the office. They all love the idea eating out of cartons with chopsticks. You can create your own take away like this 😉 -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 1 x 227 g tin of pineapple in natural juice 1 x 213…

Fish cakes

‘n all time favorite. Together with the Indian chopped salad, this dish makes a wonderful lunch. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 300 g potatoes 100 g salmon fillet , skin on, scaled, pin-boned, from sustainable sources olive oil a few sprigs of fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 large free-range egg 1 lemon 1 tablespoon plain flour ,…

Pork & apple sausage rolls

One of the BUX office favorites. I did make these sausage rolls in 3 versions. One according to the recipe below, one with beef instead of pork, and one vegetarian version of which I totally left the meat out. All rolls were received with a big “can I have a second one”?  -Enjoy- this dish…