Dinners

Brazilian Pork Stew

Brazilian Pork Stew

Authentic Feijoada (fey-jwah-duh) is a rich and hearty pork and bean stew, for which minimal seasoning is required. Although it is considered the national dish of Brazil, it actually originated in Portugal, being transported to Brazil when it was a colony of the Portuguese empire. It is […]

Slow-cooked Chunky Beef Shin Chilli

Slow-cooked Chunky Beef Shin Chilli

This traditional bean-free chilli recipe has a complex smoky flavour from the coffee stock base, and a chunky, unctuous texture from slow-cooking the beef on the bone. Cooking meat on the bone in stews adds a rich flavour and thickness to the sauce. As the shin is a lean, […]

Dairy-free Creamy Chicken Korma

Dairy-free Creamy Chicken Korma

Korma is a mildly-spiced curry, in which chopped vegetables or meats are braised in a sauce thickened by yoghurt or cream. Too often this results in a bland sauce that has little flavour beyond the cloying taste of dairy. But it doesn’t need to be […]

Dairy-free Creamy Vegetable Korma

Dairy-free Creamy Vegetable Korma

Korma is a mildly-spiced curry, in which chopped vegetables or meats are braised in a sauce thickened by yoghurt or cream. Too often this results in a bland sauce that has little flavour beyond the cloying taste of dairy. But it doesn’t need to be this […]

Beetroot & Coconut Curry

Beetroot & Coconut Curry

Beetroot and coconut might sound like an unusual flavour combination to European tastes. We tend to pair beetroot with savoury ingredients like capers and walnuts, to bring out the earthy notes. However, beetroot is also one of our sweetest vegetables, which is why it is often […]

Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken

Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken

Piri Piri chicken is probably the most famous Portuguese dish, although it actually developed in Africa. Angola and Mozambique were once colonies of the Portuguese empire, and it was Portuguese settlers who introduced chilli peppers from South America. ‘Piri piri’ simply means ‘pepper pepper’ in […]