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Recipe of the Day

This is a wonderful dish, an absolute must for mixing sausage and fish – the flavours compliment each other so well. 2 tablespoons oil 1 onion, finely chopped 180g chorizo, finely chopped 500 ml can passata 1/3 teaspoon oregano 400 g can butter beans 2 tablespoons fresh parsley 4 to 8 pieces of white fish of your choice (about 400g in total) Heat the oil and cook the onion and chorizo in a large based pan for 3 minutes Stir in the passata and oregano and simmer for 5 minutes Stir in the drained beans and parsley and cook for 10 to 15 minutes Add the fish pieces and cook for a further 10 minutes on a low light.

This is an easy option, plenty for two, and very inexpensive, just as good as your take away. 200 g beef, shredder 5 spring onions 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 green pepper hand full of bean sprouts 1 cm ginger finely chopped Half a sheet of noodles A splash of soy A few mushrooms (not compulsory) About 150 ml Black Bean sauce. Oil for cooking In the wok add the ginger and garlic, then the onions and stir a lot. Add the peppers, stirring Add the meat, stirring. Cook for about 3 minutes or so. Add the mushrooms and cook for a further two minutes. Add the black bean sauce and the noodles. Cook for another 3 minutes and then serve. Simples!

Turkish Style Beef Casserole This is a tagine without being a tagine. There are lots of ingredients! 2 medium sized onions 1 large carrot 80 g green beans Chop the vegetables 2 – 3 cloves of garlic 1 red chilli 1 bell pepper 50 g raisins or dried apricots 1/2 preserved lemon, chopped 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp oregano 1 tsp parsley 400 can tomatoes 80 g red lentils 700 g casserole beef 1 dessertspoon of flour Fry the vegetables together in a little oil Add the pepper and garlic Sprinkle the raisins over the top, and the chopped preserved lemon Stir in the tomatoes and fill the can with water and pour in Add the spices and then the lentils Pop into a casserole dish with a lid Heat the oven to 160C, 325F, Gas 3 In the frying pan add a little oil and the meat, sprinkle the meat with flour Pop the meat into the vegetable mix Sprinkle 2 tsp of brown sugar and stir in Bake for 2 hours. If you like to you can turn the oven down to 150C, 300F, Gas 2 for the last hour, but be sure the beef is succulent and not tough