Spicy Garlicky Potatoes

BY RUCHIRA GHOSH Ingredients:  3-4 medium sized potatoes 5-6 pods of garlic Oil for cooking Salt as per taste Turmeric 1 pinch Chili powder ½   a tsp Water Method:  Parboil  the potatoes. After peeling them, cut them into medium sized pieces. Set aside. Chop the garlic pods finely. In a pan or wok heat the oil. After it gets hot add the garlic.  Sauté. Next … Continue reading Spicy Garlicky Potatoes


Self-Sufficient Kingdom

BY JIM WEBSTER There are no lingering doubts now. This virus has turned the world upside down. The late, great, Douglas Adams wrote, “The History of every major Galactic Civilisation tends to pass through three distinct and recognisable phases, those of Survival, Inquiry and Sophistication, otherwise known as the How, Why, and Where phases. For instance, the first phase is characterised by the question ‘How … Continue reading Self-Sufficient Kingdom

One Pan Garlic Lemon Chicken & Potato

Ingredients: 4 chicken thighs Juice of 1 fresh lemon 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 4 large garlic cloves, crushed 3 teaspoons dried basil 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons dried parsley 2 teaspoons salt, plus extra 8 baby potatoes, halved 1 red onion, cut into wedges 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and cut into wedges 1 large courgette, sliced 4 … Continue reading One Pan Garlic Lemon Chicken & Potato

One Pan Salmon with Asparagus & Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 salmon fillets 450g asparagus ends trimmed 1.8kg Baking potatoes peeled and sliced 3 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper to taste 2 tsp + ½ tsp mixed herbs (for potatoes and salmon separately) 1 tsp garlic powder 30g butter melted 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced Method: Preheat oven to Gas 6/400 degrees. Toss potatoes with 2 tablespoons … Continue reading One Pan Salmon with Asparagus & Potatoes