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Chicken Tornado

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Ingredients;
For the chicken:
1kg chicken breast cubed
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
salt to taste
1 tsp tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
Chilli powder add to taste
2 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp tomatoe sauce (or any other hot sauce of your choice)
2 tbsp mayonnaise
1/4 tsp turmeric powder

For the sauce:
125ml single cream
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp tomato sauce
1 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp turmeric
Chilli powder to taste

Method:
1. Marinate chicken in the above ingredients.
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2. Then cook in 1 tbsp of butter. Let all the water burn from chicken then set aside.
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3. Boil all the sauce ingredients and then combine with the chicken. Sprinkle some freshly chopped coriander. Serve with chips or pitta bread/naan/chapattis and salad.
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Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Ayesha Kasu

Muffin Dessert

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Ingredients:
Muffins
Custard
Crushed chocolate of your choice
Whipped double cream

Method:
1. Line the bottom of a large serving dish with muffins.
2. Then pour ready custard on top of the muffins and smooth whipped double cream on top.
3. Crumble flake chocolate on top and refrigerate till ready to serve.

Note: You can also add crushed mnt Aero chocolate on muffins to give a few taste or Jaffa Cakes/Terry’s Chocolate Orange/orange Aero if u want an orangey taste.

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Aiysha Haji

Fruit Jelly Dessert

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Ingredients:
Any fruit jelly packet of your choice
Double cream
Fruit of choice
Double cream (whipped a little) OR one packet of dream topping

Method:
1. Make and set the jelly in a large dish as per instructions on the packet.
2. Once set slice the jelly vertically and horizontally into small cubes.
3. Throw these jelly cubes into a large seerving bowl. Add the whipped cream or dream topping.
3. Then add the relevant fruit such as strawberry if you made strawberry jelly or tinned pineapples if you made a pineapple jelly or mandarin slices if you made an orange jelly. Mix it up however way you like it.
4. Give it a good mix and place in the fridge overnight so it’s very very cold when serving.

Note: If using tinned fruit add a bit of the water from the fruit to the cream and jelly for an extra punch.

Enjoy x

 

Homemade Pizza Dough

Method:
2 bowls (cereal bowls) of white all purpose flour
2 1/2 tbsp fast rising dry yeast
1 tbsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
1 cup oil
Very hot water

Method:
1. Mix the dry ingredients together.
2. Then add the oil and enough water to knead into a dough which is softer than roti dough.
3. Place the dough in a large bowl and cover with a dish cloth and then put a pizza plate on top. Set aside in a warm part of the kitchen for 2 hours before rolling out into pizza bases.

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Shahena Bhayat

Quick & Easy Fish Pie

Ingredients:
Box of 4 fish in butter sauce packets
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Mash potatoe
Mixed herbs
Grated cheese
Crushed green chillies (optional)

Method:
1. Boil a pot filled with water. Add the sachets of fish and let it boil for 15 – 20 mins.
2. Cut open the packets and put the fish pieces and and butter sauce into an oven proof dish.

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3. Now add you can add a bit of fresh green chillies to make it spicy if you wish to. Then sprinkle grated cheese, cover with mash potatoes.

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4. Finally sprinkle some more cheese and herbs on top. Cook in a preheated oven for 30 minutes.

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Ayesha Kasu

Tandoori Fries Casserole

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Ingredients:
Chicken breast cut into small chunks (about 500g)
1 tbsp tandoori masala
1 heaped tbsp yogurt
2-3 tbsp tomatoe puree
1 tbsp cumin powder
splash of milk or cream

Method:
1. Marinate the chicken in all the ingredients apart from the tomato puree.
2. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and cook the tomatoe puree for a minute or so till it starts to darken.
3. Then add the chicken mixture and let it cook till the chicken is cooked. Add the milk or cream and let it cook for a further minute.
4. Meanwhile fry some fries and layer at the bottom of an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle over salt and slather in mayo and chilli sauce of choice (I use Franks or Crystal Sauce).
5. Pour the chicken evenly over the fries and sprinkle over grated mozerella and cheddar cheese. Bake in the oven till cheese melts.

Note: this is a great way to use up leftover chicken tikka or any chicken masala curry.
Enjoy x

Restaurant Ribs/Chops

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Ingredients:
Half kg lamb ribs/chops
2 tbsp mayo
1 tbs each soya sauce, vinegar and lemon juice
2 tsp/1 heaped tbsp Aminas steak and chops masala
1 tsp lemon pepper
3 tsp coriander and cumin powder
1 heaped tbsp ginger garlic crushed
1 heaped tbsp of chopped fresh coriander and stems
1 tbsp yogurt
Green chillies to taste
Salt to taste

Method:
1. Combine all the ingredients and slather all over the meat. Then marinade over night.
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2. Wrap the ribs or chops in foil and place on a baking tray. Add a another layer of foil over the tray. Then let it cook in a preheated oven at gas mark 6 for 2-3 hours till well cooked.

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3. Once cooked, let it rest for 15 minutes and serve with roasted potatoes, yorkshire puddings and salad.

Enjoy x

Vanilla Cheesecake

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 packets nice biscuits
100g butter
250g smooth cream cheese
1 can condensed milk
1 fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
3 teaspoons gelatine
1 cup water
1 tub fresh cream (whipped)

Method:
1. Crush the biscuits until fine.
Add melted butter and mix until combined. Press firmly onto base of a spring form tin. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
2. Combine the cream cheese  condensed milk, lemon juice and vanilla essence. Whisk until smooth.
3. In a glass bowl put the gelatine with water and stir over simmering water until dissolved. Add to the cream cheese mixture and mix well.
6. Add the whipped cream and pour over the biscuit, chill for a few hours.

Decorate as you wish with a jelly of your choice; or pour melted chocolate, spread and decorate further with chocolates.

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Passionfruit and Vanilla Cheesecake

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Strawberry Jelly and Vanilla Cheesecake

Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Ayesha Kasu

Chicken & Sweetcorn Quiche

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Ingredients:
1pk shorcrust pastry
7 eggs
200ml double cream
160g grated cheese
Salt to taste
black pepper
Small handful of sweetcorn
1 small piece of boneless chicken
Chopped coriander
Crushed garlic & ginger

Method:
1. Dice the chicken really small and fry off with garlic, ginger and a pinch of salt. Once cooked leave to fully cool down.
2. In a measuring jug whisk the eggs. Then add cream, black pepper, salt, cheese, sweetcorn and chopped coriander to the eggs. Mix well and leave in fridge. Add the chicken once it has cooled.
3. Roll ur shorcrust pastry 1cm thick place it in ur removal base quiche tray. Leave the base with the quiche mix in fridge till ur ready for cooking
4. When read to cook pour egg mixture into your base and put in the oven for 45-60 min on gas mark 5.

Enjoy x

Love From Foodie Aiysha Haji