Recipes tagged with: herbs

    Carrot and Coriander Soup

    Carrot and Coriander Soup

    A soup for all seasons that's full of herb flavour - and much tastier than the ones in the shops.

    • Time: 35 minutes
    • Complexity: very easy

    Crab Linguine

    Crab Linguine

    A quick and easy crab recipe which serves eight as a starter, or four as a large main course.

    • Time: 20 minutes
    • Complexity: very easy

    Halloumi Cheese

    Halloumi Cheese

    Halloumi cheese cooks very well on the barbecue as it doesn't melt into a puddle as soon as it hits the heat. I prefer to cut quite large cubes of cheese so it doesn't fall between the grid on the barbecue into the fire. Marinade in lemon, garlic and oregano. Skewers work too, although halloumi is prone to break when you try to turn them over. Grill to form a lovely brown crust.

    • Time: 10 minutes plus cooking time of about 10 minutes.
    • Complexity: very easy

    Herb Crusted Salmon

    Herb Crusted Salmon

    Just a quick and easy supper, when you fancy a piece of fish. Try the recipe with other types of fish.

    • Time: 35 minutes
    • Complexity: very easy

    Indian Spiced Chicken Kebabs

    Indian Spiced Chicken Kebabs

    Succulent chicken breast marinated in Indian spices and yoghurt making a very quick and delicious summer meal. Chicken thigh meat is great to use too and possibly more tasty and succulent than breast meat. Use less chilli powder or cayenne pepper if you prefer, although the amount in recipe won't have you gasping for water! If you do not have all the spices in your store cupboard, don't worry, just substitute all of the spices with curry powder.

    • Time: 20 minutes plus cooking time of 10 to 15 minutes
    • Complexity: very easy

    Lamb, Onion and Rosemary Skewers

    Lamb, Onion and Rosemary Skewers

    Leg of lamb is perfect for these dainty little skewers. Use small woody stems of rosemary to thread marinated lamb and onion and grill over a hot barbeque or camp fire. Make sure that the rosemary sprigs are not too fleshy or the meat will not thread. This recipe makes 8 mini skewers, enough for 4 people as a starter or 2 people for a main course. Delicious served in pitta bread with some tzatziki.

     

    • Time: 30 mins plus marinating and cooking time
    • Complexity: medium

    Leek and Parsley Soup

    Leek and Parsley Soup

    A simple and economical soup which is quick to make. Use oil instead of butter for a dairy free version.

    • Time: 30 minutes
    • Complexity: very easy

    Lemon, Garlic and Oregano Marinade

    Lemon, Garlic and Oregano Marinade

    A quick and easy marinade to use on barbecued/grilled cheese, meat or fish. Delicous to perk up halloumi cheese, salmon or lamb.

    • Time: 10 minutes
    • Complexity: very easy

    Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

    Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

    A fresh and summery salad which is just delicious by itself or as part of a mezze style meal. Tabbouleh is usually made with bulghur wheat but quinoa makes a great change and is also gluten free.

    • Time: 30 minutes
    • Complexity: very easy

    Salmon with Sumac, Lemon and Dill

    Salmon with Sumac, Lemon and Dill

    This is a Middle Eastern inspired dish with Sumac adding lemon citrus flavours and tartness to the fish. Sumac is a coarsely ground powder made from the berries of the Sumac bush, which is native to the Middle East and particularly notable in Iran. It is easy to find in Waitrose and other good supermarkets. Try this recipe with any other firm fleshed fish but make sure that if you plan to cook it on the barbecue that you keep the skin on as it helps prevent the fish from sticking to the grid.

     

    • Time: 15 minutes plus cooking time of about 10/15 minutes.
    • Complexity: easy

    Toasted Pearl Barley with Lemon and Herbs

    Toasted Pearl Barley with Lemon and Herbs

    Pearl barley makes a nice change from rice. It is a little more chewy, has a delicate nutty flavour and is filling. It soaks up the bold flavours of a rich meat or vegetable stew or holds its own in a summery salad. So serve this recipe as you prefer, hot or cold works equally well.

    • Time: 40 minutes
    • Complexity: easy