16.06

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Up until now, this little ‘three ways with’ series has been concentrated mainly on dinnertime meals. Today though? Today we’re all about lunch.

Now, I’ll admit to you, lunch is by far in a way my least favourite meal. Unless I’m out and about in London somewhere with endless exciting food options to hand, I’d usually rather just have lots of different snacks spread out through the middle of the day than go to the trouble of making and sitting down to a proper lunchtime meal. And to be honest, even when I *am* in London with endless exciting food options to hand, I’m usually far more tempted by the prospect of a ‘cake and hot chocolate’ lunch than by anything else! But since having cake for lunch isn’t the choice a sensible 24 year old is supposed to make, lately I’ve been trying to be better ;)

These three simple grain dishes have become some of my favourite lunchtime meals. The grains do a wonderful job of at filling the belly and sating the appetite without leaving you feeling heavy and sluggish (looking at you, sandwiches), and they’re all easy to put together and ready in under 20 minutes. I like to think of the first as being for grey, drizzly weekend lunches (it’s beautifully creamy and comforting), the second as a burst of Mediterranean sunshine on a plate, and the last being the one to make on a Sunday evening, and portion up for grab-and-go weekday sustenance.

Shall we get to it?

O N E :: Bacon + leek spelt risotto.

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Serves two.
Ingredients ::
150g rolled spelt/quick cook farro {they’re the same!}
3 leeks
8 rashers smoked bacon
A sprig of thyme
3tbsp creme fraiche
Splash dry white wine
Parmesan {to taste}

- Place the spelt into a saucepan, and cook in salted water for approximately 10 minutes.

-Whilst the spelt cooks, slice the bacon into small pieces and the leeks into half centimetre rings, and then add to a large frying pan along with the thyme, a knob of butter and a splash of extra virgin olive oil. Cook slowly over a low to medium heat, stirring constantly, until the leeks have softened and turned sweet. Add in a splash of white wine, and turn up the heat briefly to allow the alcohol to cook away.

- When the spelt is cooked, drain it thoroughly and then add to the leek mixture. With a low heat under the pan, in the creme fraiche, then grate in some parmesan before tasting and adding in any extra parmesan, salt, and pepper.

- Serve with a squeeze of lemon over the top, and an extra grating of parmesan because there’s never too much of a good thing.

T W O :: Tabbouleh with quick pickled onions.

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Ingredients ::
T A B B O U L E H
70g bulgar wheat
70g fresh parsley
70g fresh mint
6 large ripe tomatoes
1 lemon
Olive oil
Salt

Q U I C K   P I C K L E D  O N I O N S {recipe here}
1 large onion {preferably red, I only had white to hand!}
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1tbsp sugar
1.5tbsp salt

- To make the onions, mix together the vinegar, salt and sugar, then finely slice the onion and cover in the pickling liquid. Set aside for one hour.

- Cook the bulgar wheat according to package instructions, then, whilst it’s still hot, squeeze over half a lemon and mix together with a pinch of salt and splash of olive oil. Set aside.

Finely chop the parsley and mint, then deseed then dice the tomatoes. Mix together with the cooked grains, add the juice of the second lemon half as well as another splash of olive oil, and salt if you feel it needs it.

- Serve with the pickled onions, as a side to just about anything you fancy! Keeps well for several days in the fridge, and tastes better after having sat overnight to let the flavours infuse.

T H R E E :: Red pepper + feta lentils with marjoram.

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Ingredients ::
250g puy lentils
100g feta
3 red peppers
Balsamic vinegar
Extra virgin olive oil
2 handfuls fresh marjoram

- Place the peppers into a roasting dish (no oil necessary!) and roast them whole at 200 degrees celsius for 35 minutes, until the skins are blackened and the flesh is tender. Allow the peppers to cool for at least ten minutes before attempting to remove the skins.

- Peel the skins from the peppers then shred the flesh back into the roasting dish, discarding the skins and seeds. Season well with a good splash of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and add in half the marjoram leaves.

- Cook the lentils in salted boiling water for 25-30 minutes, then drain well. Add the lentils into the pepper dish to allow them to soak up the flavour of the marinade, then finally crumble in the feta and top with the remaining marjoram leaves.

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:: Hummus.
:: Roast chicken.

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28.04

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Chorizo is a total store-cupboard staple for me, for so many reasons. It’s flavoursome and warming. Hearty but not heavy. *Endlessly* versatile. And, a total bargain ingredient!

Though I’d be happy eating vegetarian meals the vast majority of the time, Jason, like so many guys I know, needs a portion of something meaty with his dinners! I used to work on the basis of cooking at least two light, more inexpensive dinners of pasta each week and then the rest being heavier, meat-focused meals, but since we took pasta out of our diets and cut back on our wheat intake almost two years ago, it’s definitely lead to a hike in what we spend on food on a weekly basis.

Chorizo is always what I turn to instead of something heavier like beef or lamb, when I don’t want to bump up our week’s food bill with another more dear cut of meat. The lovely garlicky, paprika-spiked flavour is so strong a little goes a long way, and because it takes little, if any cooking, it’s *so* useful to have on hand in a pinch!

These three ‘ways with’ are some of my absolute favourite recipes for chorizo. The first is the lightest (so perfect as a summer evening meal, perhaps with a little good bread to dip into the yolk and chorizo oil), the second is laughably simple (throw ingredients into a dish, roast, and devour), and the third my absolute favourite way of using up leftover vegetables at the end of the week.

Let’s get to it…

O N E :: Warm chorizo salad with soft poached eggs.

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Serves 2.
Ingredients ::
200g cured chorizo sausage
2 fresh eggs (fresh makes for easy poaching!)
2 large handfuls baby salad leaves
Lemon juice
Dried chilli flakes
Flaky sea salt

- Slice the chorizo into 1cm slices, and put into a dry griddle pan to warm through. Cook for a minute or so, turning occasionally, until the cut sides are slightly darkened and crispy. Set aside.

- Heat a pan of cold water with a dash of white wine vinegar added, until a film of fine bubbles form along the base and sides of the pan. Crack an egg into the centre of the pan (you can swirl the water first if you like to help the whites wrap round the yolk), and allow it to sit for 20 seconds or so before carefully checking to see if the whites are cooked through. Drain off excess water on kitchen paper.

- Dress the salad leaves in a squeeze of lemon juice and small pinch of flaky sea salt, then put the warm chorizo on top of the leaves followed by the poached eggs. Top the eggs with a sprinkling of chilli flakes, and eat right away.

T W O :: Butternut squash, red onion & chorizo traybake, with spiced yoghurt + fresh rosemary.

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Serves 2/3
Ingredients ::
1 small butternut squash
1 red onion
190g cooking chorizo (usually in the deli section, alongside cooked meats)
1 tsp harissa spice mix
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
5tsp plain yoghurt
1/2tsp smoked paprika
1 sprig fresh oregano
Extra virgin olive oil
Balsamic vinegar

- Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.

- Peel the squash and cut into small 1 inch chunks, then peel and roughly cut the onion into slices. Put the squash and onion into a large roasting dish, and drizzle with a small dash of olive oil.

- Cut the links between the chorizo sausages, then add to the roasting dish. Sprinkle over the dried harissa mix, add in the fresh rosemary, and then place the dish into the oven for 25 minutes.

- After 25 minutes, remove the dish, drizzle some balsamic vinegar over the vegetables and chorizo to liven up the flavours, then return to the oven to cook for another 10 minutes. Remove, and allow to cool for 5 minutes or so.

- Mix together the yoghurt and smoked paprika (I used hot smoked, which was delicious!), drizzle a spoonful or two over the roasted chorizo, squash and onion, and then top with a few leaves of fresh oregano.

T H R E E :: Chorizo, spinach & feta frittata.

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Serves 4 with a large salad to go alongside, or 2 with leftovers for the next day!
Ingredients ::
2 large handfuls baby spinach
100g cured chorizo
50g feta cheese
6 eggs

- Preheat a grill to a medium temperature, and begin to cook diced chorizo in a large, non-stick, oven-proof frying pan.

- When the chorizo’s warmed through (the dry-cured type doesn’t need cooking, unlike the cooking chorizo from the previous recipe) and has released a good amount of oil, turn the heat low and add in a couple of handfuls of spinach. Allow the spinach to wilt slowly, turning occasionally.

- Beat together the eggs, and after giving the pan a shake to even out the spinach and chorizo, pour in the beaten eggs. Cook slowly over a medium heat until the frittata is set at the edges and only a thin layer of raw egg is left on top, then crumble in the feta cheese, and set the pan under the grill to finish cooking.

- Check every minute or so for done-ness- the top should be a pale yellow colour and just set, but not at all puffed up or brown in colour. When cooked, run a spatula under the frittata to loosen it from the pan, carefully turn out, and then allow the frittata to cool and set for at least 10 minutes before serving.

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:: Roast chicken. 

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12.02

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A roast chicken, for me and I suspect a good many of you too, is the smell of home. Of walking into my Mum’s house on a Sunday afternoon, ready to sit down at a table so laden with food you’d think another twenty people were due round for dinner. It’s an olfactory security blanket- the very best nostalgic comfort food going.

There’s really no bad way to serve roast chicken. With mashed potato and bacony-peas and a nutmeg-laced cheese sauce for total indulgence. Tossed in spices and served in wraps with salsa and guacamole. With full Sunday lunch regalia (Yorkshire’s included, because to hell with the beef-only tradition!). And at the very end of its life, when the scraps are all that remain, tossing them in a little barbecue sauce and adding them to the top of a homemade pizza is a fine way for any chicken to throw in the towel.

These recipes here are a few of my absolute favourites for midweek meals- a generously-proportioned chicken roasted early on in the week will easily stretch to all three of the recipes, and leave enough leftover chicken for a sandwich or two as well!

Thriftiness at its absolute finest.

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How to make Truly Perfect Roast Chicken!

Ingredients
1 large chicken (the one pictured above was a little over 2 kilos)
1/2 lemon
4 garlic cloves
Pinch dried thyme
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt

- Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.

- Cut up the lemon half into 4 chunks, and give the garlic cloves a smash to release the flavour. Place all the lemon pieces and garlic cloves into the cavity of the chicken.

- Drizzle a coating of olive oil all over the chicken, then sprinkle over some Maldon sea salt and a pinch of dried thyme.

- Cover over the chicken in its roasting dish with tin foil, then place into the oven for 40 minutes. After the 40 minutes are up, remove the foil, and return the chicken to the oven for another 45 minutes.

- Once the chicken has had a total cooking time of 1 hour and 25 minutes, remove from the oven and set aside. Allow the bird to rest for AT LEAST 10 minutes, to make sure it stays lovely and juicy once carved!

Now, for the ‘three ways’…

O N E :: Roast chicken with garlic + lemon grains, & roasted butternut squash.

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This recipe fits in so nicely with the timings for the roast chicken recipe listed above, I tend to make them at the same time! It makes such a tasty midweek dinner, or can be cooked and then portioned up for a couple of days worth of lunches.

Serves 2/3
Ingredients ::
200g (dried weight) grains of choice {our favourite is a blend of red + white quinoa, and bulgar wheat}
1 small butternut squash
1/2 tsp cumin
Two handfuls roasted chicken meat
Cooked lemon & garlic {saved from the roasted chicken recipe listed above}

- Chop the butternut squash into slices, drizzle them with olive oil, then sprinkle over the cumin and a pinch of sea salt.

- Place into the oven to roast for 45 minutes, during the second half of the chicken’s cooking time.

- When squash is tender, set it aside to cool along with the chicken, if roasting at the same time. Fish out the garlic and lemon from inside the chicken, and put the grains on to boil whilst the chicken rests.

- After 10 minutes or so, when the grains are cooked, drain and dress them in olive oil. Use a fork to scrape the softened lemon flesh off the rinds and smash the garlic cloves into a paste, and mix along with the lemon pulp into the cooked grains. It’s important to do this whilst the grains are still warm, so they absorb the flavour well!

- To serve, top the garlicky, lemony grains with a few slices of roasted squash, and a handful of shredded roast chicken.

T W O :: Superfood chicken Caesar salad.

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Serves 2.
Ingredients ::
3/4 large handfuls of chopped kale
50g seeds + nuts {I used a mixture of roasted squash seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and some smashed almonds}.
1 large roast chicken breast, shredded
Caesar dressing to taste {homemade, or Cardinis is the best premade, we’ve found}
Fresh parmesan

- ‘Massage’ the kale for a minute or two to soften up the leaves. Toss in the shredded chicken, and the seeds and crushed almonds. {To roast the squash seeds, I simply dressed them in olive oil, salt, and smoked paprika, then placed them in an oven preheated to 200 degrees for 10 minutes until they puff up a little and turn ‘papery’}

- Dress the salad with Caeser dressing and use a peeler to grate in some flakes of parmesan, then allow the salad to sit for a couple of hours so that the kale softens up. I left mine in the fridge overnight before eating, and it tasted great!

T H R E E :: Roast chicken, leek & bacon pot pies.

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Serves 2.
Ingredients ::
{For the pastry}
200g plain white flour
100g unsalted butter
Pinch salt
1 egg, to glaze

{For the filling}
6 rashers smoked bacon
3 large leeks
3 large handfuls shredded roast chicken meat
1 tbsp plain flour
Pinch of thyme
3 heaping tbsp creme fraiche
200ml chicken stock
Grating parmesan cheese

- Begin by adding the flour, cubed butter, and salt into a large bowl. Gradually add in iced cold water until the dough just comes together into a rough ball, then turn out onto a floured work surface.

- Roll the dough out into a long rectangle, then fold the bottom third into the centre, and the top third over the top of the bottom and middle thirds. {Step by step photographic instructions can be found HERE!} Turn the block of dough by 90 degrees, then repeat the rolling out and folding process 4 more times, until the dough has become smooth. Wrap in clingfilm, then chill in the fridge for an hour.

- Slice the bacon and cut leeks into rounds, then transfer to a large frying pan with a knob of butter and a drizzle of olive oil.

- Slowly cook the bacon and leeks on a low heat, so that the flavours meld and mingle without adding colour to the leeks. I added in a splash of white wine partway through cooking, but don’t worry if you’ve none to hand. We just had dregs in an old bottle lingering in the fridge that needed using up!

- When the leeks and bacon have cooked right down and turned soft, add in the shredded chicken meat, dried thyme, and tablespoon of plain flour. Stir to combine the flour well with the leeks and bacon.

- Turn the heat up to medium, then add in the creme fraiche and chicken stock. Allow to simmer and thicken for 5 minutes or so, then grate in some parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper. Turn the heat off under the pan, and set aside.

- Roll out the pastry dough to about a centimetre thick, then stamp out rounds about a centimetre wider than the top of the pie dish. Fill each pie dish with filling and then press the pastry into the top of the dish, crimping the edges slightly as you go.

- Brush the tops with a little beaten egg, piece with a knife to let out steam, then transfer into an oven preheated to 200 degrees celsius for 35 minutes, or until the pastry is a rich golden colour. Allow them to cool for 5 minutes or so before digging in- we’ve wound up with burnt mouths more times than I’d care to admit from being to eager to dive in to these babies! ;)

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12.01

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Too often, when the time comes to do my weekly food shop, I find myself staring at a blank page headed up with the words ‘Meal plan for week beginning … ‘, thinking, what on earth do I normally cook?

I tend not to cook the same things over and over since I get bored pretty quickly, which, since variety is the spice of life and all, is great! But it also means that I’m often left stumped, since I’ll have cooked 40 different things in the past month and a half, and not written a single one of them down. Not so great! And so, this new little series I’m heading off today on Cider with Rosie, featuring different ways of working with some of my favourite central mealtime ingredients, is as much for me as it is for you. A compendium of my favourite recipes, if you like. I hope you won’t mind about that?

First up, hummus! When I mentioned to my Mum that I was putting together a ‘three ways with hummus’ post, she said ‘like hummus with pita, hummus with carrots, and hummus with cucumber?’ Ha ha Mum. Very funny. ‘No!’ I said! ‘We can do better than that!’. The first recipe is a light one (ideal as a starter, light lunch, or fancy afternoon snack), the second is virtuous and delicious and filling all at once (a dinnertime staple), and the third is the ‘showstopper’- a weekend special!

Before we get to the goods, let’s talk hummus for a moment. I buy it in as often as I make it fresh, and this recipe, by the marvellously talented Molly, is my favourite to use. When buying, I tend to go for the organic stuff, only because I usually find it tastes better. But really, when it comes to hummus, you can’t go too far wrong, can you?

 

 O N E :: Garlic-rubbed toasts with hummus, sun-dried tomatoes + feta

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Serves 4.
Ingredients ::
4 slices sourdough bread {I used a loaf that came pre-sliced into these halves, which worked great}
1 garlic clove
100g {about 1/2 block} feta cheese
200g sundried tomatoes
150g hummus
Pinch dried thyme

- Heat up a griddle pan until it’s searing hot, then place the four slices of toast {completely dry, no oil} into the pan. Keep an eye on the toasts, flipping them over now and again. When they’re hot and have beautiful charred lines criss crossing over them, remove from the pan. Straight away rub one side of each slice with the cut side of a clove of raw garlic, and then leave to cool slightly.

- Spread each toast with a layer of hummus, then top with sundried tomatoes. Crumble over the feta, and finally top with a dusting of dried thyme and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil too, if you fancy.

- Serve as a light lunch, or as the first course of a main meal.

T W O :: Vegan hummus ‘abundance’ bowl

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Serves 2.
Ingredients ::
1 large aubergine
4 tbsp dark soy sauce
4 tbsp runny honey
150g mixed bulgar wheat + quinoa {or any grain of choice}
Pinch salt

1 large courgette
1 clove garlic
3 tbsp sesame seeds
Squeeze of lemon juice
Pinch of dried oregano

1 ripe avocado
Handful of fresh spinach

150g hummus
Extra virgin olive oil
Sesame oil

- Combine the dark soy sauce, honey and pinch of salt (omit if using regular soy, as it’s much less sweet than dark soy sauce) in a wide dish. Slice the aubergine into rounds just shy of 1cm thick, and place into the honey+soy mixture. Leave for at least 15mins to marinade, turning the rounds over frequently so they coat evenly.

- Slice the courgette about 1cm thick, and place into a dish with a couple of tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch each of dried oregano and salt, a smashed garlic clove, and a squeeze of lemon juice. Leave for at least 15 mins.

- Rinse the grains in cold water, then cook for 10-12 minutes (or according to packet instructions).

- Whilst the grains boil, heat a splash of sesame oil in a frying pan, and carefully fry the aubergine a few slices at a time. Try not to put too much of the marinade in the pan, or else the honey will catch. When the aubergine is dark golden, set aside to cool (they taste better after they’ve rested a little while!).

- Drain off the cooked grains, and immediately dress with the aubergine marinade and add salt to taste.

- Heat up a griddle pan, and grill the courgette slices (taking care to drain off as much of the oil mixture as possible) until they’re nicely charred but still al dente. Set aside once cooked, and then use the leftover marinade from the courgettes to dress the chopped spinach.

- Serve in large bowls, with a heaping spoonful or two of paprika-dusted hummus!

T H R E E :: Spiced chicken, roasted pepper, + hummus homemade flatbread wraps

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Serves 4.
Ingredients ::
500g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting
350ml warm water
5g fast acting dried yeast
10g salt

3 or 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets
Spice mix of choice
2 red peppers
150g hummus {with a little extra cumin + lemon juice}
Handful of rocket

- First, make the bread dough by putting the flour, yeast, and salt into a bowl, then mixing in the water. The dough is **supposed** to be really quite wet and sticky, sticky enough that you’ll want to remove any rings you might be wearing before starting the kneading process!

- To knead, I use a technique called the ‘accordion method’, which involves holding the sticky dough in your hands, repeatedly stretching it long in mid-air between your hands, then bringing them back together. The quicker you can go, the better! It takes about 10 minutes, and in that time the dough will transform from being lumpy to smooth, and will become considerably more elastic. Another great technique for kneading a soft dough like this one can be viewed here.

- After 10 minutes of kneading, put the dough into a lightly floured bowl, cover with a damp tea towel, and then leave at room temperature to prove for a minimum of 1 and a half hours, and up to 4. I left mine for 2 hours, and the difference in flavour in comparison with a 1 hour prove was amazing!

- Coat the chicken thighs in a fine drizzle of olive oil, and then dredge in your spice mix. I use a mixture of chilli powder, cumin, paprika, dried oregano, and a pinch of salt. Leave to infuse for at least 15 minutes.

- Slice the peppers into thick pieces, place into a roasting dish along with the chicken, give everything a drizzle of olive oil, and then roast at 200 degrees for 30 minutes.

- When the dough’s had a good couple of hour’s prove, knock it back, knead in a little extra flour if it’s still to sticking to roll out, and then divide into 6 pieces. Whilst you work on the first piece, cover over the remaining dough balls with the damp tea towel and set a large frying pan (without any oil in) over a high heat.

- Use your hands to begin flattening out each piece of dough in turn, giving them a moment or so to relax to make the stretching process easier. When the dough has become wide and flat enough, drape it over the backs of your hands, and gently pull outwards to stretch the dough until you can almost see through it when held up to the light. Set aside on a floured work surface, and continue with each piece of dough in turn.

- Working with one flatbread at a time, lay it carefully into the preheated and oil-free frying pan. After a minute or so, when the underside has turned a dusty pale brown colour, flip over the flatbread using tongs. After about 30 seconds, when the second side has become slightly charred in spots, remove it from the pan.

- Keep the cooked flatbreads covered over with a tea towel whilst you finishing cooking the remaining ones. This will stop them going firm, and keep them pliable and easy to roll up later on!

- To assemble the wraps, spread a layer of hummus down the centre of the flatbread, then top with finely sliced strips of chicken and red pepper. Top with a sprinkling of rocket, and then roll up!

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Now tell me, how do you eat your hummus? :)

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