Chickpea and Fennel Salad

Serves: 2 as a side dish What you need 75g Dried chickpeas, soaked overnight with a pinch of baking soda (or 400g tines cooked chickpeas, rinsed) 1 bulb Fennel, trim off the top, bulb thinly sliced 1 clove Garlic, minced A squeeze lemon juice 2 tsp Red wine vinegar 2 Tbsp Olive oil 4 Cherry tomatoes, halved (or…

Mushroom Biryani (Vegan)

Adadpted from this recipe: http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/mushroom-biryani-dum-mushroom-biryani Serves: 2 For rice: 1 cup Basmati rice, washed 3 times, and soak in water for 20 mins 1 Bay leaf 1 inch Cinnamon stick 3 Green cardamom 2 pieces Mace 2 tsp Salt For mushroom curry: 200 g small white mushrooms, quartered 1 inch Cinnamon stick 1 tsp Black cumin…

Eggplant Indian Curry

Roasted eggplants has lovely smokey flavour to it. Delicious. What you need 2 servings portion Basic Indian Curry Sauce (i.e. half the recipe from here) 1 large Eggplant Oil 1/2 cup Frozen peas Salt to taste How to put this together Heat oven to 230 C Line baking tray with foil. Brush eggplant (whole) with…

Basic Indian Curry Sauce

The key to making this sauce is to NOT rush it. You want to slowly cook the onions & tomatoes to extract flavours over low heat. Make a large batch, and keep in the freezer Simply re-heat the sauce with a bit of water, add meat or vegetables and simmer until cooked. Makes: sauce for…

Seitan Rendang (Vegan)

The texture of seitan in this is quite soft & sponge-y. It would be better if it’s firmer. However, the gravy flavour is super yummy.Serves: 4 What you need 125g Dried seitan cubes (roasted gluten) 10 cloves Garlic 5 Shallots 15 Dried red chilli, soaked in hot water to soften 4 Candle nuts, pan roasted…

White Bread Loaf

What you need 250g bread flour 2 Tbsp white sugar 1 1/2 tsp instant yeast 1/4 tsp salt 2/3 c water 1 Tbsp oil How to put this together Put flour in mixing bowl. Add sugar + yeast to one side of the bowl. Add salt to the other side of the bowl. Give the mixture…

Easy Chilli Oil

What you need 5 Tbsp vegetable oil 4 Tbsp chilli flakes 1 star anise 1/2 inch cinnamon 1 tsp sichuan peppercorn 1/2 tsp salt How to put this together On medium heat, pan roast star anise + cinnamon + sichuan peppercorn until fragrant Grind them into powder (I use magic bulet) Mix together chili flakes…

Baguette

Adapted from Paul Hollywood’s “How to bake” book Makes : 2 small baguettes What you need 200 g bread flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp instant yeast 150 ml cool water oilve oil How to put this together Lightly oil a glass tray Put flour in mixing bowl. Add salt to one side of the…