Recipes, Food Photos &amp; Discussion at Open Source Food RSS Feed for Recipes, Food Photos &amp; Discussion at Open Source Food Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:28:06 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 FRENCH ONION SOUP <p><span style="font-size:11pt;">Heat oil and butter in a saucepan, add the onions and sauté for 10 mins.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt;">Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 min. Gradually stir in stock and bring to boil. Add bay leaves, thyme and seasoning. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt;">Cover and simmer for 15 mins. Add red wine,&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Sun, 15 Nov 2009 18:38:25 +0100 Spinach dhal <p> <span style="font-style:italic;">Okay, so I might have 'borrowed' this incredible recipe from Anjum Anand, but I've made it my own. Simple, nutritious, affordable and above all, <span style="font-weight:bold;">DELICIOUS!! <br /></span></span></p><p><span style="font-style:italic;"><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></span></p><p> 1. Place the lentils, water, ginger, garlic, chillies and turmeric in a pan, bring to a boil,&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Sun, 15 Nov 2009 18:12:02 +0100 Kheema (minced lamb, potato and pea curry) A delicious curry from the Punjab (Northern India).<br /><br /><ul><li>In a large pot, fry the onions in veg oil until soft (approx 5 mins) on medium heat.</li><li>Blend the garlic, chillies &amp; ginger in a mixer and add to the onions, continue frying for for 2-3 mins.</li><li>Add the minced lamb and&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Mon, 02 Nov 2009 17:24:41 +0100 Mushroom Mutter (mushroom & green pea curry) Traditionally one of my favourite North Indian dishes. This recipe still needs a bit of perfecting but it's a great, quick, easy meal.<br /><br /><ul><li>Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the garlic on low heat.<br /></li><li>Add the onions and fry till soft. </li><li>Add the spices and allow&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Wed, 28 Oct 2009 13:55:03 +0100 Mushroom, bacon & tomato pasta <span style="font-style:italic;">Simple yet mother used to make this dish when we were small and I love it!</span> <span style="font-style:italic;">Perfect for fry-up left overs...</span><br /><br /><ul><li>Prepare all ingredients. Fry garlic in olive oil in a large frying pan on low heat for 2 mins.<br /></li><li>Add mushrooms and fry for 3-4&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Thu, 22 Oct 2009 10:47:00 +0100 Scones with jam and whipped cream <span style="font-style:italic;">I don't think you can top this for afternoon tea. Simply delicious!</span><br /><br /><ul><li>Heat the oven to 220C/425F/Gas Mark 7. Lightly butter a large baking sheet. </li><li>Sift the flour into a large bowl. Cut the butter into cubes and drop into the centre of the flour. Rub together the&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Wed, 21 Oct 2009 14:35:51 +0100 Basic tomato sauce (for pizzas, pasta etc) <span style="font-style:italic;">If you dislike using the supermarket tomato puree for your pizza base sauce, try this. There's no comparison, thanks Jamie!</span><br /><br /><ol><li>In a large frying pan, cook the garlic in olive oil on low heat until done (2-3 mins)</li><li>Add the tomatoes and basil and start to mash the tomatoes&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Fri, 28 Aug 2009 10:54:41 +0100 Homemade Pizza Dough <span style="font-style:italic;">It's always infinitely better to make your own dough. This is a simple, basic dough which is perfect for thin-crust pizzas.</span><br /><br /><ol><li>Sieve the flour and salt into a big mixing bowl and make a 'well' in the middle.</li><li>In a jug, mix the yeast, sugar and olive oil into&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Fri, 28 Aug 2009 10:39:20 +0100 Channa Masala <span style="font-style:italic;">Quick and easy and highly nutricious, this Indian curry is amongst my faves.<br /><br /></span><ul><li>Fry the onions and garlic in oil until soft.</li><li>On medium-low heat add the dhaniya, cumin, cayenne pepper and haldi. Fry for 1 minute whilst stirring.</li><li>Add the tomatoes and allow to cook together for 5 minutes.</li><li>Add&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Wed, 08 Jul 2009 11:00:57 +0100 Spinach & Tomato Curry <span style="font-style:italic;">I kinda invented this recipe since I was stuck with excess spinach and needed to use it. Turned out quite tasty, very simply and HEALTHY!</span><br /><br /><br />Heat the oil in a big frying pan and fry the onions, garlic, ginger and chilli until soft.<br /><br />Add the spices&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Sat, 04 Jul 2009 13:17:16 +0100 Spicy Tomato & Dill Soup <span style="font-style:italic;">Inspired by my friend Ann who made this soup at 'Revolver' kitchen in Oslo. I experimented and made it my own. Simple yet to die for!</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><br /><br /></span>Fry the garlic and onions in butter until soft. Add tomatoes, stock, dill and seasonings.<br /><br />Simmer for 40 minutes, then&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Thu, 18 Jun 2009 18:40:47 +0100 Tasty Dhal <span style="font-style:italic;font-weight:bold;">Dhal is the staple dish of India and simply delicious. </span><br /><p>1 Place the lentils, water, ginger, garlic, tumeric and chillies in a pan, bring to a boil, then simmer over a moderate heat for 10 minutes.</p><p>2 Stir in the tomatoes and cook for a further 20 minutes.</p><p>3 Add&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Tue, 16 Jun 2009 16:42:42 +0100 Chicken Curry <ul><li>Fry onions until soft (5-10 mins). </li><li>Blend together garlic, ginger and chillis (in mini-blender) and add when onions are soft. </li><li>Add spices (and salt) and let them fry for 2 mins, stirring frequently. </li><li>Cook 1 can toms, add a little water and allow to boil for 10 mins. </li><li>Turn up&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Fri, 13 Mar 2009 10:54:22 +0100 Whisky Lime Fizz <span style="font-style:italic;">I stumbled upon this beverage by accident whilst living in whisky-loving Thailand. Turns out to be really quite delicious and refreshing!<br /><br /></span>Pour 1 shot of whisky onto a bed of 1-2 ice cubes. Squeeze the juice out of half a lime and top up with sprite. Mix, garnish&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Tue, 24 Feb 2009 09:34:42 +0100 Thai Red Prawn Curry <span style="font-family:Tahoma;font-style:italic;">Quick &amp; easy; most definitely one of my favourite Thai dishes. Can be eaten as a soup but is a little rich, therefore I think it's far better with rice.</span><br /><br /><br />Prep all the ingredients (slice &amp; dice) and put the rice on to boil*.<br />  <p>Spoon the&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Sun, 25 Jan 2009 06:47:06 +0100 Spicy Chili <span style="font-style:italic;">Borrowed from Jamie Oliver but why mess with perfection?! This is an easy, great, delicious family meal. The cinnamon stick is a must.</span> <br /><br />Chop up the onions &amp; garlic and fry in some olive oil in a big pot until softened. <br /><br />Add the chilli powder,&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Sat, 25 Oct 2008 22:03:15 +0100 Carrot & Coriander Soup <span style="font-style:italic;">I stumbled upon this recipe online and have tweaked it a little. Delish, healthy and cheap!<br /><br /></span>Peel and slice the carrots; blend the onions, garlic, chilli in a food processor (or chop finely).<br /><br />Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Fri, 24 Oct 2008 13:10:36 +0100 Thai Green Chicken Curry (Gaeng Khiao Wan Gai) <span style="font-family:Tahoma;font-style:italic;">This has to be my all-time favourite Thai dish. <br />*Can also be made without meat.* </span><br /><br /><br />Prep all the ingredients (slice &amp; dice) and put the rice on to boil*.<br />  <p>Spoon the THICK coconut milk into a wok (from top of can), add the Green&#8230;<div><img src="" alt="" /></div> Fri, 24 Oct 2008 12:59:20 +0100