Prawn & chorizo orzo With vine tomatoes & fresh basil

The Orzo was replaced by macaroni. Just because the Orzo was not in stock at our grocers.ย  I am a massive chorizo fan. Ask my colleagues, I cann’t get enough of it. I just love the strong flavour. It can take over a whole dish, so it’s always a big risk to keep the flavour…

Kerryannโ€™s Turkish-style couscous

What a great couscous this is with a spicy twist. I do love the idea of the tomato purรฉe, and all the rest of the ingredients give it a boost of flavors together you probably don’t expect. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 8) 250 g couscous 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika sea salt freshly…

Spicy Tuna, Corn & Red Kidney Bean Jacket Potatoes

Another favorite in the office. Just a great healthy power dish for lunch. Okay, the potato might be a bit heavy, but it does give you a nice filled tummy ๐Ÿ˜‰ -enjoy- INGREDIENTS 6 โ€“ 8 large baking potatoes / about 2ยฝ kg . We just love sweet potatoes with this filling. For the filling…

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…

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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 1 x 227 g tin of pineapple in natural juice 1 x 213…

Sausage pasta bake

Our version was without the sausage but nevertheless very appetizing. Pasta rocks full stop! 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 of dried chilli flakes 3 x 400 g tins of chopped tomatoes 400 g…

Mushroom & lentil pappardelle bolognese

This is truly delicious. My vegetarian friends in the office were very very happy with me, but also the meat lovers couldn’t believe how nice this meatless meal really was. A green salad on the side made this dish look even more appetizing. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 carrot 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic 1…

Chicken & tarragon plate pie

This is a nice warm and light lunch, especially the sauce is delicious. I love the crunchy pastry on top. The rolls were for dipping the sauce ๐Ÿ˜‰ With baby carrots & crรจme fraรฎche Ingredients (serves 6) rapeseed oil 1 onion 1 clove of garlic 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 bay leaf 1 orange 6…

Jamie’s insanity burger

A Burger Ball in the BUX kitchen. We love a bit of meat. This recipe is truly insane yummy. With potato wedges on the side, we rocked the place together without knives and forks. ๐Ÿ™‚ -enjoy too-   Ingredients (serves 4) 800 g minced chuck steak olive oil 1 large red onion 1 splash of…

Red Prawn and Pineapple Curry

Hearing or seeing the word pineapple always makes me think of party and sunshine, don’t ask me why! This dish was meant to be made with the mango fruit, but for some reason our delivery of mango’s went wrong. Lucky enough we had plenty supply of pineapple. The curry was deliciously spicy and sweet. My…

Praised Chicken

Great Nigella Lawson recipe! Love it. After a rather large and heavy lunch yesterday we needed something light and comforting together. For the big eaters we served the soup with rice, for the conscious one with a cheeky little piece of bread & butter. It probably won’t surprise you when I tell you that some…

Baked potato with rapid ragu & green bean salad

This rapid ragu is a Nigella Lawson recipe, the baked potato was my own idea to add. Together with the cold bean salad and almond shavings, this dish became more of an early dinner. ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  -Enjoy- PS: I did make a vegetarian version as well. Just leave the pancetta and lamb out. The caramelized onions…