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Chilli Infused Oil

A simple and intense infusion of dried chillies and oil; perfect to top pizza, fish or to be used as a condiment in any other dish. Hot chilli oil – an essential in any pantry for a spice lover. I’m sure that from the few recipes that I have posted to this blog it is clear that I quite like to add a little umph to my food. And by that I mean a little something to wake up those taste buds and potentially your sinuses and tear ducts every now and again. I appreciate that not everyone enjoys spice but for some of us a dish just isn’t complete until without a little heat, someone out there surely knows what I’m talking about. This post is for you guys that need that something extra. Chilli oil is a great way to add heat to your dish without the risk of biting into a whole chilli; unless of course that is the part you most look forward to in your meals, you can still add…

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Thai Inspired Salmon

Delicious oven roasted salmon beautifully paired with a ginger and lemongrass Thai inspired sauce. I’ll just start of by saying that this recipe is all about the sauce! The gingery, lemongrassiness (it’s not a word I know – but let’s go with it) of the sauce lends itself to being the perfect complement for a fish dish. But before I get onto telling you guys about this glorious sauce, let’s talk about the salmon that is also a star in its own right in this dish. Salmon, as I’m sure we all know is one of the world’s superfoods. They are notoriously known for being high in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins B12 and D. These benefits along with so many other nutritional factors like being high in protein and amino acids, makes salmon a powerhouse ingredient in the food industry. The high omega-3 content of salmon is greatly associated with a reduced risk of a variety of cardiovascular problems such as strokes, high blood pressure and heart attacks. There has also been research into…

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Tangy Roasted Pepper Pasta Sauce

A simple homemade pasta sauce made with roasted peppers and is elevated with the tanginess of freshly squeezed oranges. This fresh and tangy sauce is complimented with a yellow pepper salsa style topping which is quick to prepare making it ideal for weeknight dinners. This recipe is all about freshness for the summer season; from the Ramiro peppers and orange juice in the sauce to the crunchy yellow peppers in the topping making the dish a great addition to your summer menu. If you are a pasta lover like me, you will love this roasted pepper sauce. Your taste buds will sing songs of delight as you experience the smooth creaminess of this sauce. And when you get to the fresh crunch of the yellow pepper topping you can only say mmm … mostly because your cheeks will probably be full of yummy pasta! In general pasta is a great dinner time option. It is typically very simple and easy to prepare which makes it ideal for busy weeknights, and when you dress it up…

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