Sesame Seed Pork Cutlets with Tonkatsu Style Sauce

This dish is a Japanese classic, and it's easy to see why. A beautifully crisp breaded pork cutlet, married with a zingy sauce, it's indulgent and comforting, spicy and warming, all at the same time. Traditionally deep fried, we've chosen to shallow fry and serve with a light and peppery tomato and radish salad. We've also adapted the Tonkatsu so that it's a bit easier to make with easy to source ingredients. We're sure you're going to love it! Sesame Pork Cutlets with Tonkatsu Style Sauce Crispy breaded pork cutlets with with sesame and a quick take on a Japanese classic sauce. Super easy, super tasty. Two Shallow Bowlslarge frying pan 100 g Panko Breadcrumbs50 g Sesame Seeds2 tbsp Plain Flour2 large…

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Italian Dressing Chicken

This is such a simple dish, that I'm not sure it even counts as a recipe as such. However, it really packs a punch of flavour, so it's a must have BBQ or outdoor grill dish this summer. The vinegar and lemon in the dressing give a subtle sharpness, with the sweetness from the honey and sugar helping to balance it all whilst giving the skin a beautiful colour. We've suggested serving with a nice salad and campfire potatoes, but you could pretty much serve this with anything and still have a winner. Fried or chipped potatoes, or even a good potato salad, with plenty of fresh summer veg. It's entirely up to you. Italian Dressing Chicken Super simple, this is one…

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Cheats Chicken Kiev

Another all time classic, doesn't everyone love the Chicken Kiev? The dish itself has disputed origins, although most consider it to be Eastern European, hence the Kiev moniker. In the classic French, Supreme de Volaille a la Kiev, it's clear that this is a stuffed chicken breast dish... but what if it wasn't? This version turns everything inside out, keeping all the components but making it a cinch to prepare and healthier as well. We're not going to lie and say that this is as good as a lovingly prepared traditional Kiev, it's clearly not, but at half the calories and tasting this good, we think this will soon become a new family favourite. Cheats Chicken Kiev All the flavour, texture and…

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Quick Roast Chicken with Lemon, Thyme and Garlic

This is one of our go to meals when we need a pick me up, especially served with crispy chips and corn on the cobb. Crispy, juicy, and about as easy as it gets. Although we recommend that you use a jointed whole chicken, which we'll happily do for you in the shop if you ask, it works just as well with skin on chicken breasts, legs or just thighs. We love the mixture of the dark and white meats though. This basic method can also be easily adapted to your favourite flavours. Mix things up with powdered chipotle chili, or tone it right down with just a hint of sage. The possibilities are truly endless. When it comes to pairing it…

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Beef, Chickpea and Chorizo Pasta

This is such a good family meal. Full of flavour and packed with goodness, it's something the whole family will enjoy yet can be cooked up in next to no time. The chorizo adds a subtle kick that helps to bring out the best in everything else, bringing all those robust flavours together. Serve with generous helpings of garlic bread and plenty of freshly grated parmesan cheese if you're feeling indulgent. Beef, Bean and Chorizo Pasta Hearty pasta dish that's perfect for midweek when time is short. Absolutely delicious High Sided Saute Panlarge saucepan with lid 300 g Penne Pasta1 tbsp Olive Oil100 g Chorizo (thinly sliced)1 large Onion (peeled and finely chopped)1 clove Garlic (peeled and finely chopped)500 g Rump Steak…

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Kung Pao Chicken

A takeaway classic that's really easy to do at home. Not only does this likely use less oil than your local takeaway, the great fresh flavours of this dish are at their best when freshly prepared. The 'velveting' technique of coating with a mixture of cornflour and soy sauce helps to seal in moisture, keeping it moist and tender, and above all adds a lovely sheen and crust. Kung Pao Chicken A healthy take on an all time classic Sichuan dish, using more accessible UK ingredients. Large Wok 500 g Chicken Breast (Cut into 2cm thick slices)70 ml Light Soy Sauce2 tbsp Cornflour70 ml Light Soy Sauce50 ml Cider Vinegar2 tbsp Sugar2 tbsp Brown Sauce2 tbsp Toasted Sesame Oil1 tbsp Tomato Puree3…

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Honey and Mustard Chicken Thighs

This is one of those fantastic dishes that seems to work for all occasions. An easy midweek supper, something special for guests? The chicken thighs bring a real depth of flavour that works so well with the honey, mustard and thyme, making it feel far more indulgent that it really is. And it's another one of those great recipes that almost cooks itself. In fact, it even creates it's own sauce, almost like a mini roast dinner. Honey and Mustard Chicken Thighs A superb one pot dish that makes for a fantastic mini roast. Just through everything together and let the oven take care of the rest. Large Roasting Pan 8 piece chicken thighs (whole, with skin and bone)2 tbsp runny honey2…

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Char Siu Beef with Broccoli

Beef mince is such an incredibly versatile ingredient, but I think we all tend to get a little bit stuck in terms of inspiration. So this dish really turns everything on it's head. It's such an easy dish to make, just a quick blitz in the food processor to make the sauce, and then everything into a wok for a few minutes. Plus, the noodles almost cook themselves. And on top of that, it tastes sensational, full of fresh Asian flavours with a decent kick to really get your taste buds going. Char Siu Beef with Broccoli A great midweek supper, and a refreshingly new way to use beef mince. Plus, about as quick as it gets. Large WokHeatproof bowl 120 ml…

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Lamb Koftas

As the weather starts to brighten, even if we're not quite there yet, those tantalising glimpses of summer alongside the easing of restrictions have got us thinking about great summer dishes for sharing with friends and family. Lamb koftas are a Middle Eastern classic. Super quick and easy to make, full of fresh flavours, and ideal for serving outdoors buffet style. Shape into balls, burgers, or use a skewer or stick to create kebabs. Cook them on the BBQ, under a very hot grill, or in a chargrill pan, and serve with flatbreads, chili sauce, yoghurt, salad, and plenty of pickles. Lamb Koftas A firm favourite from the Middle East, full of fresh flavours and great to serve with company 1 kg…

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Parmesan Chicken

Inspired by an Italian classic, this dish is easy and delicious and full of the tastes of spring. The mixture of breadcrumbs and cheese creates a sublime crunchy coating, keeping the chicken breast moist and tender. It's perfectly balanced with a warm potato and spring vegetable salad. It deserves to be on everyone's menu this spring! Parmesan Chicken large frying panLarge saucepanFlat bottomed bowlLarge bowl x 2 4 large chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)1 large egg125 g panko breadcrumbs125 g parmesan (finely grated)500 g new potatoes (cut in half lengthways)200 g frozen peas200 g baby spinach4 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp white wine vinegarsalt and pepper to season3 tbsp coriander (finely chopped) Crack the egg into the flat bottomed bowl, lightly beat with a…

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