Category: One-for-the-Boys

Boys Night In Chilli ….Hot..Hot…Hot…

This one will tickle all those tasty buds! Not for the faint of heart....Chilli is so perfect for any occasion, you can mix it up, sharing, spice it up, dress it up and its delicious spices with a variety of accompaniments... rice, tortilla chips, wraps, you name it, this chilli will taste great ... Cool it down with a dollop of yogurt, whizz up some Guacamole, tomato salsa, herby salads, Our favourite Ripped up corn tortillas, drizzled with chilli oil, slathered in the meat feast chilli, add handfulls of Jalapeños peppers and covered in heaps of your favourite cheeses, under the grill served to the table.... OMDays....

By Simon

Roasted Chestnut, Crispy Pancetta & Cannellini Bean Soup…

This really is a sharing winter warmer... Theres no better way to spend a few hours than to sit in front of an open fire and dig into this delicious soup that oozes flavours of winter....Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your toes......

By Simon

Goan Spiced Red Prawn Curry…..

GOAN PRAWN CURRY......Typically packed with seafood of fish, Goan curry is spicer than the curries popular in the north of India. Rich and packed full of flavour, the sweetness of delicious seasonal squashes & mango, the beautiful sour tartness of tamarind, fiery heat from the spices and the absolute stars.. Red or Tiger prawns, deliciously marinated in vibrant turmeric, complimented with the creamy coconut... This is a beaut of a dish, simple, healthy and one to bring a smile to your heart... Enjoy.

By Simon

A Sicilian Feast of Spaghetti & Meatballs….

A super simple, totally delicious midweek family favourite... Beef meatballs, crispy outside, soft inside. with a twist of Sicily, a beautiful rich tomato sauce and freshly cooked spaghetti.... topped with Parmesan & ripped basil...... Epic.

By Simon

Super Quick Mixed Pepper, Fridge Veg & Red Kidney & Black Bean Chilli…

Such a simple & delicious dish... Here at Heart Kitchen we really love quick, easy, packed with flavour and full of goodness. You can serve this up with rice or mix it up with some homemade tortilla cheesy chips....

By Simon

Focaccia…Your Way…….

I love making Foccacia dough.....That bit when you wiggle and stretch your fingers, ready to play Mozart's 5th symphony in A flat minor, straight into the heart of the waiting dough, epic, do it now.... Theres something therapeutic about making a really beautiful focaccia...Knocking it back, playing the piano and rustling up beautiful ingredients to adorn it with. Get involved and feel free to play around with the toppings you won't regret it...Great fun to tear this up and share with all your friends and family... Grazia Italy....

By Simon

Simon’s Lamb Doner Kebabs with Crunchy Beet & Carrot Salad…..

Inspired by our Turkish friend, Lovely Chubbly and his love of Turkish traditional doner kebabs, we decided at Heart Kitchen to create our own version. It's packed with flavour and is so very simply and fun to make. Today we finished it off in front of our open, wood burning fire! Delicious!

By Simon

Braised Beef in Barolo Wine ….. Brasato al Barolo……

Made with the famous Barolo wine of the Piemontese region, this beef dish loves a long bathe in the full bodied wine along with vegetables & herbs before being slowly cooked over a gentle flame. This gives the dish its richness and succulence, traditionally served with polenta......... It's worth the wait.....

By Simon

Roasting Sweet Chestnuts……3 Ways, maybe 4………

"Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping on your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir, and folks dressed up like Eskimos" ................

By Simon

Chowder…….Today With Flambéed River Crays….

Total comfort food for a chilly Autumnal evening..........

By Simon