I’m Enjoying…. in May 2013

I’m Enjoying…. ….Jamie, Jamie, Jamie. After finally splashing out on a fancy food processor what better recipes to put it to the test with than with ‘Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals’ – Delicious, Nutritious, Super-Fast Food.  So far I’ve tried 3 recipes from the book with great success.  Now maybe it’s my faffing and to-ing and…

Jamie Oliver’s Modern Greek Salad

I love having little ‘aha’ moments and I had one of those while making this salad.  Jamie said to ‘Scratch a fork down the length of the cucumber all the way round……’ before slicing and lo and behold this produces very prettily bevel-edged slices. So that’s how they do it, aha. The ‘Modern Greek Salad’…

Jamie Oliver’s San Fran Quinoa Salad

Taken from the ‘Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals’ cookbook this salad is accompanied in the book by ‘Blackened Chicken.’  This was a recipe that suited my tastebuds perfectly but my kids thought it too ‘adulty’ so it might be one to reserve for a dinner party or a nice lunch with more sophisticated company than ungrateful…