Healthy Chicken & Butternut Squash Curry.

Ingredients: (Serves 2) 2 Chicken Breast, Cut Into Cubes 1 Red Onion, Roughly Chopped 1 Small Butternut Squash, Roughly Chopped 1 Green Pepper, Roughly Chopped 3 cloves Garlic, Finely Sliced 1 Thumb Size Piece of Ginger, Finely Chopped 1 Pak Choi, Chopped Roughly Juice of Half a Lime 2 Tb Sp Madras Spice 1 Tb…

Portavogie Prawns, Linguine, Spring Onion, Sundried Tomato & Lemon Butter

Serves x2 Ingredients: 2 Portions Linguine Pasta 200g Portavogie Prawn Tails 3 Cloves Garlic, Finely Sliced 1 Bunch Spring Onions, Finely Sliced 6 Sundried Tomatoes, Chopped Roughly 2 Tb Sp Basil Leaves, Picked Juice & Zest Half Lemon 50mls Extra Virgin Olive Oil 75mls Vegetable Stock 2 Tb Sp Unsalted Butter Sea Salt & Freshly…

My Salt & Chilli Chicken.

My version of the popular take-away Salt & Chilli dish, this works greatly with Chicken, Squid, King Prawns, Beef & various other meats & vegetables!

Baked Eggs “Shakshuka” & Lemon Tahini Dressing

This middle Eastern classic breakfast dish is perfect anytime of the day, add seasonal vegetables, sausage, seafood or even lamb to make a healthy no fuss dinner. The trick here is to use the best quality freshest eggs you can find.

Za’atar & Caraway Roast Squash, Tahini & Coriander Yoghurt

A super healthy roast squash recipe to enjoy as part of a meal or as a simple dish in itself. The flavour combination works a treat with the earthy spices, distinct Caraway & the addition of toasted nuts, seeds & dried fruit makes every mouthful as interesting as the last!   Ingredients: 1 large butternut…

Middle Eastern Roast Spatchcock Chicken

The humble roast Chicken… What’s not to like? When executed perfectly this would be a contender for my ultimate last meal. This past 6 months has been a great experimental & educational time enjoying many middle eastern inspired recipes at home from both famous cooks & my own imagination. I have a new found love…

Sourdough Bread…

In October 2014 i began to work on Sourdough bread recipes alongside Tony O’Neill for Coppi, Il Pirata & Bartali Restaurants. We never imagined the scale to which we produce today at our production unit. It was an exciting and very educational time, there are so many factors which can result in great or terrible…

Simple Chicken Chow Mein

Chow Mein is up there with my favourite Cantonese dishes, i keep it very simple as i am not a fan of the vegetables etc being more abundant than the soft noodles. My favourite way to eat it is with some shredded fresh Chicken or even some fresh prawn tails & crispy pork belly. This…

Sesame Crusted Smoked Cod, Red Lentil & Ginger Daal

I enjoy experimenting at home with multiple cuisines, this dish certainly has that in mind. Usually when i cook a Daal it means there will also be some freshly baked Naan to accompany it with a dollop of yoghurt & coriander no doubt! However time did not allow for that today so this simple yet…

Portavogie Prawn & Scallop Gnocchi Gratin, Shellfish Cream & Tarragon

This dish was a marriage of 2 ideas from myself & Tony O’Neill, it brings the best of Coppi & Il Pirata restaurants together to create something absolutely delicious. Fresh Gnocchi is sauteed until lightly browned then the addition of fresh queen scallops, sweet prawn tails, shellfish bechamel & fresh tarragon before being baked gently…