Machboos (Qatar)
Nov17

Machboos (Qatar)

In continuation of the #F1 themed #SundayLunch in #ParlezPantry we close out the final triple header of the season in Qatar. Other variants exist, Kabsa chicken or meat served on a bed of steaming rice and filled with exotic spices is a national dish of Saudi Arabia. Variations are also popular in Yemen and the Gulf States of the Arabian peninsula, where it is known as Machboos. Also known as Majboos, also think Biryani, but they are...

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Chilli Con Carne
Nov13

Chilli Con Carne

We’re continuing with our F1 weekend themed #SundayLunch in #ParlezPantry and this was for the recent Mexican weekend. We are also continuing with the far easier method of adding to the blog and hence I have ditched my earlier method of lots of images as I simply do not have time nowadays and hopefully this will lead to a far more frequently updated recipe repository and a far easier to follow guide. There are many options here,...

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Moqueca Baiana (Brazilian Fish Stew)
Nov13

Moqueca Baiana (Brazilian Fish Stew)

Following on with our F1 weekend themed #SundayLunch in #ParlezPantry we’re going with a Brazilian Fish Stew. There are several versions but this one stems from the state of Bahia (just to the west of Salvador) and uniquely uses red peppers and coconut milk. This serves 4 as it is, but I shall be doubling the recipe. First up we’ll need FISH 1 lb / 500g firm white fish fillet, no skin, cut into 1″/2.5cm cubes...

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Smoked Haddock Chowder
Jan21

Smoked Haddock Chowder

It feels like it hasn’t stopped raining since the summer of 2018, and with the temperature dropping like a stone of late there is nothing quite as comforting as a large bowl of something hot with freshly baked crusty bread. Lewis Carroll was right all along.  Begin at the beginning” the King said gravely “and go on till you come to the end then stop. I recently came up with a recipe for a ridiculously easy to...

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Chicken Wrapped in Streaky Bacon
May29

Chicken Wrapped in Streaky Bacon

Yesterday I posted the Dauphinoise Potatoes recipe, the other half of this meal. This time around we are going for the heart of the meal the chicken breast stuff with all sorts of goodies then wrapped in a lot of streaky bacon; I was going to prepare it wrapped in pancetta but then I realised I sent my 12 yr old out to do the shopping, no matter, this turned out even better. First things first we need to prepare the stuffing. I had a...

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Dauphinoise Potatoes
May28

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Usual rules apply, it isn’t a single photograph of the finished product with a boring list of words, nor is there a list of ingredients at the start, you need to read through to garner what you require and use the images to learn with a helping hand; I’ve been told countless times this method works far better so that anyone using the recipe can see what their product looks like in comparison to an ideal they may be trying...

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