The Return Of The Friday Recipe

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by The Fenman » Fri May 10, 2013 7:08 pm

Col wrote:Spaghetti !! chicago town pizzas !! {:(

This is a classy thread that is read all over the world. ;-)
And yaw point is . . . . . :lol :lol
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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by The Fenman » Sat May 11, 2013 5:02 am

At least i put a bit of effort into mine col. !8D

Going to make my own potted shrimps today is that better :thumbs
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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Thu May 16, 2013 6:25 pm

Indian Curry Base
For making restaurant style curry.

Up shortly :)

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Beattheodds » Thu May 16, 2013 6:28 pm

http://www.route79.com/food/punjabi-chicken.htm

thats my quick one col i put chilles in as well

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Thu May 16, 2013 7:19 pm

Cheers BTO :thumbs
This is just the base curry. You would need to add other ingredients to make your favourite curry.
Madras, Vindaloo, Dhansak, Masala, etc

This will give you approx four batches of sauce.

1x 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes
5 Onions (roughly cut)
2 Potatoes (sliced)
5/6 Cloves of Garlic (sliced)
1 Red Pepper (rough cut)
3 × 15ml spoons groundnut oil


1 pint of chicken stock

Curry mix:
1 ½ tsp Cumin
1 tsp ground Coriander
1tsp Turmeric
1 tsp Paprika
1 ½ tsp Curry Powder
½ tsp Garam Masala

Method:
Put Groundnut oil in large pan.
Fry all the veg for 5 mins approx.
Add your curry mix and fry for a further 5 mins.
Add Tin of tomatoes and stock.
Stir,Bring to the boil and simmer for 1 hour approx.
Allow to cool and then Liquidise into 4 x 600ml Containers.

I'll add some recipes later.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by harry_rag » Thu May 16, 2013 8:04 pm

Cheers Col. Have to admit I tend to use ready made sauces, albeit ones with as few additives as possible.

Not too much effort in following that recipe, although I'd have to use vegetable stock!

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by The Fenman » Fri May 17, 2013 2:36 pm

Nah i prefer a pizza with a pot noodle on it. ;-)
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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Sat May 18, 2013 9:22 pm

Chicken Madras
Using the Curry Base

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Jockathan » Sun May 19, 2013 12:33 pm

More often than not when I see a Curry base sauce being made carrots get added too (I would suggest two wee/med ones for Col's quantities). I was also thinking about Fenugreek seeds, but a quick check around the Web says I'm wrong on that count. :thumbs

Incidentally I'm a big fan of Bangladeshi food. I wish we would see more of it.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Sun May 19, 2013 12:38 pm

You're quite right jock, carrots are on the list of ingredients, but I leave them out.
For me they don't add anything to the recipe. :)

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Jockathan » Sun May 19, 2013 12:56 pm

Fair go Col :thumbs

Carrots do bring some sweetness which is designed to help offset the acidity of the tomatoes. Whether you notice this in the final dish though is another matter. I'm a chile head myself, along with the wine I drown when cooking, I'm apt not to notice myself! :)

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:40 pm

Chicken Madras
Using the Curry Base


2/3 Chicken breast
1 portion of curry base
1 Onion (roughly chopped)
1 garlic clove crushed and chopped
1 fresh chilli sliced - seeds in or not
1 tsp chilli powder
1 Tsp Garam masala
1 tsp tom puree
2 tsp freshly chopped coriander
1 × 15ml spoon groundnut oil


Cut the chicken into bite size chunks, Heat the oil in a pan, then add the chicken
Stir until all the pieces are coated, turn up the the heat and fry until cooked
Put the chicken aside.

Fry the onion, add spices garlic and tomato puree and fry for another couple of minutes
then add the chicken
Add sauce and approx 50 ml of water
Simmer for 15 mins
Add coriander to serve.

Enjoy. :)

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:05 pm

Up next

Corned Beef Fritters

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Fri Sep 06, 2013 1:28 pm

Corned Beef Fritters
Ingredients:

1 Cup Self Raising Flour
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 Egg
3/4 Cup Milk
200g Corned Beef, chopped or shredded
1/2 Cup Grated Tasty Cheese
Oil for frying


Method:
Mix the egg & milk together, then mix in the flour and salt & pepper until its all mixed together with no lumps. Fold in the cheese and the corned beef.

Heat some oil in a frypan and fry tablespoonfuls of the batter till they start to bubble, then flip them and cook the other side.
Drain on paper towels and keep warm in the oven till they're all done.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by layabout » Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:49 pm

Yum!

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by scottbhoy » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:46 pm

Not Friday but here is my winter warmer recipe cooking it today and not had it since mid February so looking forward to it.

For this you will need the following.

1lb Diced Beef (Or roughly 0.5KG)
8 Thick beef sausages
1 Red Onion
4 Large Carrots
4 Large Potatoes
2 Parsnips
1 Leek
Olive Oil
Salt

First of all slice 3 carrots and put them in a pot of water to the side.After that slice your red onion in half and use 1 half to slice and put in with your carrots.

Now with your other sliced Red onion and your remaining carrot you will need to grate these into a stock pot or a non stick cooking pot.Add some olive oil and salt to taste.

Now put in your diced beef and cut your 8 sausages to suit and add these to your cooking pot.

Now as your meat is browning you will have to get your casserole dish and slice your potatoes to cover the bottom of the dish , Cover these with some salt and olive oil.Now peel and cut your parsnips and put these on top of your potatoes followed by your leek.

By this time your meat should be browned (Stir between doing casserole dish) add this mixture to your casserole dish and then add your carrots and red onion from the pot you have at the side.

Add boiling water to your casserole dish enough to cover the top your your veg you have add and place your lid on your dish and place in the oven at 170 degrees for about 3 hours.

To season your casserole dish you can add vegetable or beef stock pots available form supermarkets.

This will feed about 4 people and has all your veg and plenty of meat in it to keep you warm and healthy.

If you are single and want to freeze this for meals through the week then leave out the potatoes and instead layer your casserole dish with carrots and onions.Frozen potatoes will probably give you food poison and not something you want.
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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by layabout » Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:59 pm

Sounds good. Post photo if possible. :thumbs

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by jim » Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:10 pm

I'd never made a curry from scratch before but I made this:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/chick ... with_59058

Really good and I recommend it.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Jockathan » Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:01 am

No surprise from me that it was good Jimbo.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:06 pm

Anyone got anything tasty. :)

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by harry_rag » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:04 pm

I've just seen off a tasty veggie sausage and gnocchi dish in a chilli tomato sauce but I don't think there'd be much demand for that in here! :lol

Very nice with a drop of red wine though.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:08 pm

Stick it up harry, there are bound to be other veggies on here :lol
The chilli tomato sauce sounds nice.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by harry_rag » Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:13 pm

I doubt it but I'll stick it up when I get a minute.

To be honest, it'll make proper chef's like Jock aghast but it's a way of having a quick pasta dish without resorting to a ready meal or a pasta sauce out of a jar and it's a one pan job too! You could always stick "proper" sausages in it as well!

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Jockathan » Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:45 pm

Last night at work in Llandudno I was assigned the 'Foreign' Aisle. Loyd Grossman pasta sauces should be on a £1 special near you. They aren't too bad. I usually opt for the tomato chilli one.

http://www.loydgrossmansauces.co.uk/

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Jockathan » Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:01 pm

We are at a great disadvantage when it comes to tomato sauces simply because we don't get the weather the best tomatoes require. The best solution, without a private jet, is to get your hands on the best tinned plum tomatoes you can and go from there. I never buy chopped tomatoes. I get plum and chop them.

Going back to the above post I would be weary of any sauce where the ingredients struggle in a jar. Bacon will, spinach and ricotta too. For that reason I stick to the tomato chilli when they are on special and I am feeling flushed for time - or simply lazy.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:17 pm

Best Steak Marinade Ever

*Coming Soon*

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:49 am

Best Steak Marinade Ever

I was going to keep this until I had the chance to try it out, but haven't had time.
If anybody tries it, let us know what it's like.

What we need

1/3 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons garlic powder
3 tablespoons dried basil
1 1/2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)
1 teaspoon dried minced garlic (optional)

Directions
Place the soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, basil, parsley, and pepper in a blender. Add hot pepper sauce and garlic, if desired. Blend on high speed for 30 seconds until thoroughly mixed.

Pour marinade over desired type of meat. Cover, and refrigerate for up to 8 hours. Cook meat as desired.

Enjoy :)

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Sat Nov 08, 2014 1:42 pm

Right lads, It's winter.
Who has any nice soup recipes.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Timmo » Sat Nov 08, 2014 6:10 pm

Col wrote:Right lads, It's winter.
Who has any nice soup recipes.
Not a soup Col but a tasty winter dish
Lancashire cheese crumbley
Break up cheese in a oven proof dish add black pepper cover with milk.
30,40 mins in oven 1/2 way thru crack a egg on top.
Crusty bread to dip in.

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Re: The Return Of The Friday Recipe

Post by Col » Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:40 pm

How much cheese are we talking about Timmo
Could be tasty, freshly ground black pepper ?

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