Classic Sweet and Sour Sauce

This wonderfully piquant sauce is a healthy version of the classic Chinese staple sweet and sour sauce. It is delicious with crispy baked chicken strips, rice and noodles. Alternatively chill and serve as a dipping sauce.500/600 g tin of pineapple chunks or rings400 ml vegetable stock400 ml white wine vinegar300 ml orange juice100 ml soy…

Home Carbonation Rig

Carbonation in beverages happens by two major means. Champagne, Cava and other beverages using the name Champagne, such as Soviet Champagne and California Champagne undergo two fermentations. In the first fermentation in a vat the yeast present in the grape juice creates alcohol but the resulting CO2 byproduct is allowed to disperse into the air.…

Rum Lime Cocktail

A delicious rum cocktail with ginger and lime for those colder months. 50 ml Black Rum25 ml Contreau3 splashes orange bitters3 splashes Angostura bitters1 tablespoon of ginger juice1 tablespoon of lime juiceIceSparkling water or Ginger Beer at preference to fill glassSprig of mint.Make the ginger and lime juice by passing them through a masticating juicer…

Oat and Peanut Cookies

These are delicious, can be made gluten free, and are a good option for low-junk and restricted carb diets. 100 g Oat Flour1 tbsp Oats1 tbsp Oat Bran150 g Ground Almonds1 tsp Cinnamon1 tsp Nutmeg100 g Butter2 tbsp smooth peanut butter2 eggs2-4 tbsp Sucralose5 g Baking Powder (A little under 1 tsp)Variations: Add Raisins or…

Ketchup Picante

This delicious, healthy homemade ketchup has a spicy kick of jalapeños. 400 g tinned chopped tomatos200 g tube tomato purée50 g raisins1 teaspoon sea salt100 g Apple Cider Vinegar2 cloves garlic1 teaspoon English Mustard1 tablespoon of brown sugar2 teaspoon medium curry powder1 teaspoon cloves1 teaspoon Chilli Flakes50 g jalapeñosThis is a variation on Ketchup that…

Jalapeño Relish

This spicy relish has a real kick of jalapeños, and you can adjust the quantity to your taste. It’s perfect for burgers where the robust flavour of beef balances the heat of the relish, or for those who like spicy food, serve with breakfast, hash browns, fingers of fried bread, or strong cheese. This recipe…

Ginger and Lemon Tea

This ginger tea is a delicious and healthy cleansing drink that doesn’t taste healthy. You can make it directly in a flask as long as it has a strainer for later.

Sweet Relish

This delicious relish has lots of apple and a medium-sweet flavour and a warm aroma of cloves. Serve it on fried bread, full Irish breakfast, over hash browns and fried eggs, on burgers with cheese and bacon, on toast with home cooked ham or with a cheeseboard and oat crackers. This recipe makes about 2…

Sweetened Oat Bread

This sweet oat bread combines coconut, almonds, raisins and apple in a delicious light oat based brack ideal for serving with tea as a healthy alternative to cakes and biscuits, and it’s fully made within an hour. You can also double the quantity and use a large round tin for more people.

Jambalaya

Delicious jambalaya with chorizo and prawn.200 g large prawns200 g smoked sausage: Andouille, Chorizo or similar500 g chicken breast160 g octopus (Sliced octopus is commonly available in Oriental food shops)1 tin of chopped tomatoes200 ml chicken stock made with one cube1 medium onion3 stalks of celery1 bell pepper1 bulb of garlic250 g long grain rice1…