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Pumpkin Cashew Korma

Having just discovered the delightful combination of butternut pumpkin and maple syrup, I wondered how it might go in a korma. It was going to be vegetarian, but then I remembered I had some leftover roast lamb. This experiment came … Continue reading

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Pork and Pear in Hoisin Sauce

As far as I am aware, this is my own invention. It came out really, really well. Ingredients One 400g pork eye fillet One large courgette, sliced One capsicum chopped One red onion sliced longitudinally One can of pear slices … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Dhal

It is difficult to make a photo of a bowl of dhal look good. But it tastes good. About 700 kJ per cupful. Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, diced 1 large onion, diced 1 cup red lentils 2 cups diced … Continue reading

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Tomato and Bean Vindaloo

A slow-cooker vegetarian/vegan bean curry with a delicious gravy thickened with lentils and tomato paste. Ingredients 1 Tbsp oil or ghee 1 onion, chopped finely 1 Tbsp crushed Garlic 1 Tbsp grated Ginger 1/3 jar of Patak’s Vindaloo paste 1/4 … Continue reading

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Chicken Vindaloo

After all the attempts I’ve made, nothing beats the simple fact that Mr. Patak can do it better. This, my as good as any yet Vindaloo came from more or less faithfully following the instructions on the jar of Patak’s … Continue reading

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Tarka Dhal

Dhal is quick and easy, and nourishing. This is my low sodium version, with no added salt. You may wish to add salt to taste. This recipe makes four serves of around 775 kJ Ingredients: • 200g red lentils • … Continue reading

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