Quick & Creamy Prawn Curry

Mark Hughes BBQ, Leftovers, Light Lunches, Main Courses, Rubs, Spice, Tips 0 Comments

You’ll know by now that we’re a fan of simple so long as there’s massive flavour!  Sometimes we’re in the mood for spending an hour or two cooking up a great curry, roasting & grinding the individual spices & layering the flavours, really taking our time – but, hey, it’s (usually) the weekend though, right? Mostly though we just don’t …

Peaches in a natural cough syrup!

Mark Hughes Desserts, Natural Remedies 0 Comments

This is the time of year for sore throats and sniffles, so what better way to seek relief than a bowl of warm poached peaches in a soothing syrup with a spoon of lovely, thick Greek yoghurt? Because the spices have a combination of antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and cough suppressant properties, the soothing syrup is natures way of helping when you feel under the weather. …

Minted yoghurt dip

Mark Hughes Appetisers & Starters, BBQ, Dips & sauces, Side Dishes 0 Comments

This simple dip is a great all-rounder, perfectly partnering everything from some simple lamb chops to a curry or a piece of salmon. But for a summer salad or accompaniment, it really excels. With the smell of charcoal (and, often, burnt sausages) filling the air, we turn our attention to dining al fresco. Of course, with our unpredictable weather this …