Tag: mint

Chicken with Lemon and Gin Recipe

Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 1 kg chicken drumsticks
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • half of a lemon
  • 50-70 ml gin
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1-2 teaspoons yellow Spanish / paella food colouring
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • mint leaves for garnishing

Preparation method:

  1. I cooked the chicken until half done as the base for a green bean soup.
  2. Remove the chicken drumsticks from the soup and add them to a smaller pot with 500 ml soup.
  3. Add the chopped garlic, gin, the juice of the half lemon, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cook over medium-low heat until the chicken is done and the liquid is reduced sufficiently.
  5. Dissolve the cornstarch in cold water and add it to the stew together with some of the yellow food colouring according to your taste.
  6. Serve with golden potatoes and garnish with the mint leaves.

Fusion Tzatziki with Cucumber Mint and Mozzarella Recipe

Ingredients (2-3 servings):

  • 1 long cucumber
  • 3 green garlic
  • approx 10 mint leaves
  • 200 g Greek yoghurt
  • 100 g mini mozzarella balls
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation method:

  1. Slice the spring garlic.
  2. Cut the mozzarella balls into two.
  3. Shred the mint leaves into 3-4 pieces each.
  4. Wash the cucumber and slice it into thin slices (2-3 mm thick).
  5. Add all these ingredients into a bowl, mix them carefully not to break the ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Baked Purple Potatoes and Fish Recipe

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Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 1 kg purple potatoesBaked Fish and Purple Potatoes 01
  • 4 pieces of white fish fillets
  • 2-3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • a handful of peppermint leaves
  • 10-15 slices of red hot chilli peppers preserved in salted brine
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation method:

  1. Wash thoroughly the potatoes and cut them into quarters.Baked Fish and Purple Potatoes 02
  2. Smear some olive oil on the bottom of an oven proof dish, place the quartered potatoes in it, sprinkle over salt and freshly ground pepper.Baked Fish and Purple Potatoes 03
  3. Wash the fish fillets and place them into another oiled ovenproof dish. Sprinkle the soy sauce over and garnish with the chilli pepper slices and fresh mint leaves.Baked Fish and Purple Potatoes 04
  4. Preheat the oven ant 180 C.
  5. Bake the fish for circa 15-20 minutes depending on the thickness of the fillets.Baked Fish and Purple Potatoes 06
  6. Bake the potatoes for about 30 minutes.Baked Fish and Purple Potatoes 05
  7. Serve the fish and potatoes garnished with tomato slices.Baked Fish and Purple Potatoes 07