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Delicious home made Mayonnaise, free from additives and preservatives. The taste is just divine. Ingredients 2 egg yolks Generous pinch of salt 250ml sunflower oil 25ml extra virgin olive 1 tbsp mustard of your choice (or mustard powder) 1 clove garlic, crushed (optional) 1 tbsp lemon juice Method Make sure all the ingredients are at […]

How To Make Great Gravy

How To Make Great Gravy

As we’re coming up to Christmas, here’s my take on how to make great gravy to accompany your turkey. I’m a real fan of reduction techniques. In cooking, reduction is the process of thickening and intensifying the flavor of a liquid mixture such as a soup, sauce, wine, or juice by simmering or boiling. Reduction […]

Chimichurri Sauce with meat

Chimichurri sauce

Argentine sauce commonly used with grilled or barbecued meats. However, it’s also great with fish. This is Colin’s own take on the sauce. It’s a really great sauce and worthy of experimentation. Most traditional Chimichurri recipes do not include spring onion, coriander or sugar for example, and many people like to reduce the amount of […]

BBQ Sauce

Barbecue Sauce

Colin’s Barbecue Sauce This is so simple and uses fresh ingredients 3 dessert spoons              Golden Syrup 3 dessert spoons              Dark Soy Sauce 1 dessert spoons              Tomato puree Simply mix the ingredients together in a bowl. Grill on your BBQ for around 5 minutes per side. Brush on the sauce, which should only be applied during […]

Jerk Sauce

Jerk Sauce

Jerk sauce is famously hot, but full of flavour (Use kitchen gloves during preparation) Ingredients 1 large onion, roughly chopped 5 spring onions, sliced 5 sprigs of fresh thyme leaves(about 1 tablespoon chopped) 2 cloves garlic, peeled 2 scotch bonnet peppers (these are hot!! – avoid contact with your skin) 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 […]