Refreshing Drink for summer


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Summer has arrived this week arrived and long may it continue, this months one ingredient challenge is cucumber and i wanted something a bit different, I attempted to make non alcoholic Pimms cupcakes with little success I will keep trying more »

Salt and Pepper Chicken with Sweet Chili Sauce (one ingredient)


This Months #OneIngredient Challenge is Chilli and I am trying to diversify my Palette and eating Habits, trying new things and making new foods to add diversity,

I have never been a lover of chilli based foods, or even BBQ Ribs (that’s a future post)chilli monkey

Now the Ingredients for this recipe are to your liking I’m not going to stipulate an amount for each


  • Chicken Breast
  • Egg
  • Chilli Fresh, Powder and Dried Chilli
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cornflour
  • Onion

How To

  • Dice your Chicken
  • Mix your chilli selection, salt and Pepper with the egg
  • Add chicken to the mix and marinate for around an hour
  • I added more salt and pepper to the cornflour
  • Coat your Chicken pieces in the cornflour mix
  • Deep fry until golden crisp.

I served with fried onions and Boiled Rice with sweet chilli dip.



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Chocolate Orange Cake (no decoration)


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Serves 12 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 1 hour 50 minutes Cooling time 2 hours Icing time 10 minutes Ingredients 1 whole orange 125g fruit sugar ( I used Castor sugar as had no fruit) 200g 70% dark chocolate, more »