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Meat

Beef and Guinness stew

Beef and Guinness stew

This is a heartwarming dish, perfect during the autumn and winter months. It’s based on a Jamie Oliver recipe and I often cook it in the slow cooker. I love to come home after a long walk in the countryside, and be greeted with the […]

Chicken tagine with lemon, olives and pomegranates

Chicken tagine with lemon, olives and pomegranates

I love trying out new ideas and recipes and really look forward to my BBC Good Food magazine popping through my letterbox each month. I pick it up from my doormat and I am full of anticipation of the new tastes and flavours ahead. This […]

Chicken in oyster sauce with braised pak choy

Chicken in oyster sauce with braised pak choy

This is another quick and easy supper dish which takes advantage of store cupboard ingredients. A tasty and satisfying meal, ready to serve in around 30 minutes. Enjoy x   Chicken in Oyster Sauce with Braised Pak Choy   Ingredients   4 tbsp oyster sauce 1 […]

Mexican Chicken

Mexican Chicken

This recipe is a take on Chilli con carne but uses chicken thighs instead of red meat. It’s an easy, tasty, midweek supper dish that’s cheap to prepare, and ready on the table in around 30 minutes. What’s not to love. Enjoy x   Mexican […]

Duck ragu

Duck ragu

One of my favourite pasta dishes is Jamie Oliver’s duck pasta but I only cook it about once a year mainly due to cost and pressure of time. This recipe involves roasting a whole duck before preparing the sauce, which contains a good half bottle […]

Indian spiced chicken wraps with cucumber raita and mango salsa

Indian spiced chicken wraps with cucumber raita and mango salsa

This is another great dish which is good for sharing. I love having different bowls of food, set out across the table, where people can just help themselves and try different things. It’s such a sociable way to eat and engage with each other. I […]

Honey-Glazed Duck with Asian Greens

Honey-Glazed Duck with Asian Greens

You may have noticed that we don’t cook a lot of meat here at Green Lentil, it’s not because we don’t like it but I prefer the versatility of cooking with veg and the health benefits associated with it. We eat meat maybe once or […]