Simon's Recipes

PINEAPPLE TARTE TATIN

Simon Rimmer

PINEAPPLE TARTE TATIN

    Serves: 6 Prep Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 25-30 mins   Ingredients A pack of ready rolled puff pastry 1pineapple, peeled, cored  and cut into quarters, then sliced   50ml water 30ml rum 100g caster sugar 25g butter   Milk to glaze the pastry   Topping- 200g mascarpone 1 vanilla pod 200g soft scoop good quality coconut ice cream   method Put 50ml of water in a heavy bottom pan, sprinkle over 100g of caster sugar. Heat until the sugar melts, but don’t stir. Simmer until it turns golden. Stir in the 25g of butter and 20ml of...

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PORK VINDALOO

Simon Rimmer

PORK VINDALOO

      Serves: 2-3 Prep Time: 15 mins Marinade - overnight Cooking Time: 2 hours   Ingredients 600g pork shoulder, cut into 50-75mm pieces (DON”T have the pieces too small) veg oil for frying 1 sliced onion Tbs black peppercorns Cinnamon stick 1 green chilli Tbs brown sugar Tbs tamarind paste   Paste – 5 dried long red chillies 8 cloves garlic 30mm piece ginger Tsp cumin seeds 80ml malt vinegar   450ml chicken or veg stock   Cooling yoghurt sauce – 400g natural yoghurt Bunch coriander Bunch mint 50ml white wine vinegar   Serve with plain basmati rice...

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BLUEBERRY AND GINGER CHEESECAKE MUFFINS

Simon Rimmer

BLUEBERRY AND GINGER CHEESECAKE MUFFINS

        Serves: 6 Prep Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 25 mins   Ingredients Topping - 100g flour 85g soft light brown sugar 80g melted butter   Muffin – 120g flour 15g ground ginger Pinch salt 1 tsp baking powder 60ml oil 80g sugar 75g Greek yoghurt 1 egg 175g blueberries   Filling – 150g cream cheese 45g sugar 1 tsp vanilla paste   Method For the topping – mix together 100g of flour, 85g of soft light brown sugar and 80g of melted butter with a fork. Keep aside. For the muffin– Mix 120g of flour, 15g...

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SRI LANKAN CASHEW CURRY

Simon Rimmer

SRI LANKAN CASHEW CURRY

      Serves: 3-4 Prep Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 35 mins   Ingredients For the curry powder- 4 tbs coriander seeds 3 tbs cumin seeds 2 tbs black peppercorns 1 tbs black mustard seeds 2 tbs raw basmati rice 3 tsp cloves 2 tsp green cardamom 1 tsp fennel seeds   250g cashews, soaked in water for at least an hour 1 tbs coconut oil 1 finely diced onion 1 clove crushed garlic 50mm piece ginger, chopped 15g curry powder (see above) 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tin coconut milk 100g peas 12 curry leaves...

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CHICKEN KIEV BITES

Simon Rimmer

CHICKEN KIEV BITES

      Makes 12 Prep Time: 20 mins Chill time: 30 mins Freeze time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 6-8 mins   Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 2 egg whites 80ml cream Salt and pepper   200g flour 2 beaten eggs 250g brioche breadcrumbs   250g butter 4 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tbs chopped parsley   Serve with skinny fries   method Chop the 2 chicken breasts into smaller pieces, then pulse until smooth. Add the 2 egg whites and 25ml of cream (optional) and mix. Season well with salt and pepper. Roll the mixture into 12 balls and chill. Blend...

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