Spicy Courgette Chutney

Spicy Courgette Chutney is delicious with cheese, cold meats & perfect for a cheese & pickle sandwich. Spiced with coriander, ginger, mustard seeds and a touch of chilli. Instructions are included for the slow cooker and conventional cooking.

I thought I’d share with you another of my recipes for preserving courgettes, Spicy Courgette Chutney, one I made for the local Christmas Market here in Brittany. It’s a delicious chutney spiced with coriander, ginger, mustard seeds and a touch of chilli – the chilli content isn’t blow your socks off hot and you can …Continue Reading…

Courgette Brownies

These Courgette Brownies are super moist, delicious & decadent - no one will ever guess there's zucchini in these brownies!

You would never know these delicious decadent brownies have courgettes in them and so far, friends and family haven’t had a clue what either of the secret ingredients are: the courgettes to add an extra moistness (essential in a brownie); the espresso powder to enhance the chocolate flavour, giving an extra chocolatey taste with no …Continue Reading…

Spicy Roasted Squash & Apple Soup

http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com | Spicy Roast Squash and Apple Soup| Sarah James

  I’m so pleased we’ve managed a crop of pumpkin and squash at the Kitchen Shed this year – I’ve missed growing them on our pumpkin patch next to the vegetable garden. When we first arrived in the Kitchen Shed, we were faced with a cattle field, the remains of a small house and a …Continue Reading…

Vegetable Biryani

Adapted Vegetable Biryani as cooked in a slow cooker | Sarah James | http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com

  Biryani is traditionally cooked “Dum Pukt”. Translated as “choking off the steam”, Dum Pukt is a cooking technique where food is cooked in its own juices and steam in a sealed container in a slow fire – this means a slow cooker is ideally suited to an adapted biryani recipe.     Vegetable Biryani …Continue Reading…