Chicken Mac And Cheese


4 boneless and skinless chicken thigh fillets

Salt and pepper, to season

1/2 teaspoon paprika (sweet or smokey)

1 tablespoon oil, divided (use olive or canola oil)

2 tablespoons butter

1 small yellow onion chopped

6 cloves garlic finely diced

1/3 cup chicken broth

250g jarred sun dried tomato strips in oil (reserve 2 tablespoons of oil and drain the rest)

3 level tablespoons flour

2 cups chicken broth

3 cups milk OR light cream* or half and half, divided

2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs

3 cups macaroni uncooked

Roast Beef with Vegetables


1 3-5 pound beef chuck roast

1 tablespoon oil

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika optional

1 pound baby potatoes

4 large carrots, chopped into large chunks

1 large onion, chopped

4 cups beef broth

2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce

1/4 cup water

2 tablespoons corn starch

Corn soup


1 corn cream style (400g)

1/2 cup sweet corn

200 ml milk

1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped

1 ts soy sauce

1 tbs chicken stock powder

Salt & black pepper

Adas Rishta


2 finely chopped garlic cloves

1 large chopped onion

1 large thinly sliced onion

1 large potato

1 large onion, sliced

6-7 tbsp  extra  virgin olive oil

100g brown lentils

1 cup pasta

salt and black pepper

large handful of chopped flat-leaf parsley

Freekeh with Chicken and Lamb


    2 cups freekeh

    1 medium free range chicken (about 1.5 kg)

    ½ brown onion, quartered

    3 cinnamon sticks

    4 bay leaves

    6 cardamom pods