Numma egg-fried rice

Egg fried rice

This recipe is designed to help you use up whatever you might have hanging around in the cupboards or the fridge. It’s not meant to look refined, this isn’t dinner party food, it’s the kind of supper you want on a Sunday night. Although Chinese-inspired, it definitely has an Englishness about it too. Ultimately its numma and you should all try it.

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Spicy peanut tofu

spicy peanut tofu

Tofu is so often written off because it tastes of nothing. But flip this on its head and this is actually the joy of tofu…it literally soaks up flavours, so cook it with some good ingredients and it’ll taste delish. The added bonus? It’s really low in calories, adds texture and is high in protein which means it will make you feel full. I am hoping this recipe can sway any tofu haters out there! The recipe is a little bit satay-esque but with less ingredients and some added spice. It honestly is DELICIOUS.

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Brinkley’s gazpacho


This recipe for gazpacho comes from the cook book, which my cousins and I all received last Christmas, compiled by “Father Christmas.” It includes all of our family favourites from Big Granny’s lemon mousse to Dad’s green tomato chutney. Gazpacho is a cold, Spanish, tomato soup and this is the recipe they use at Brinkley’s restaurants. It’s full of flavour, low on calories and  is definitely part of the PLI repertoire.

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