Monday, May 02, 2011

Melt in the Mouth Shortbread


  1. Heat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5.

  2. Beat the butter and the sugar together until smooth.

  3. Stir in the flour to get a smooth paste. Turn on to a work surface and gently roll out until the paste is 1cm/½in thick.

  4. Cut into rounds or fingers and place onto a baking tray. Sprinkle with icing sugar and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.

  5. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until pale golden-brown. Set aside to cool on a wire rack

Garlic, Chilli and Ginger Stirfry

1 large tsp Lazy Garlic
1 fresh Red Chill chopped and deseeded
1 tsp grated Ginger
6 Tbsp Oyster Sauce
4 spring onions
1 Red Pepper

2 breasts Chicken/3 pork loins/2 sirloin steaks(or whatever veg/meat/fish you wish)

Chop meat and vegetables and mix in garlic, chilli and ginger and the oyster sauce in a lidded dish and then pop in the fridge to marinate for a couple of hours or longer.

Heat wok very hot and add in some fry light, pop marinaded dish into the wok and stirfry for around 10-15 minutes depending on the meat.

Serve with rice