Crispy Pork Fake-away

Tonight’s fakeaway is based on South East Asian cuisine with some strong aromatics. Crispy Pork Belly 500g/1 pound pork belly 500ml/2 cups water 1-2 tbsp garlic and ginger paste 2 tbsp soy sauce substitute 2 tsp fish sauce 1 tsp powdered lemongrass 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp ground black pepper 2 bay leaves Cut pork…

Pan Fried Fennel and Corgette

Usually I use fennel in a tray bake but I wanted to serve this with the Spicy Fennel Chicken 2-3 fennel bulbs 1-2 courgettes/zucchini 1 medium red onion 2 tsp lemon pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp olive oil Chop all the vegetables into wedges and place in a sealable plastic…

Mid-Week Fake-away

There is nothing better than having a cheeky little Fakeaway in the middle of the week. This is based around Southern Indian cooking which widely uses fennel in the spice mix, giving the chicken a unique flavour. You can use a CrispLid, Air fryer, or the BBQ to cook these. Spicy Fennel Chicken 6-8 chicken…

From Blondies to Ice Cream

I started to wonder about making a tahini ice cream and thought that, because there is no flour in the recipe, I could adapt the tahini blondies that I make into an ice cream. Surprisingly enough it worked. Keto Tahini and Maple Blondies Ice Cream Ingredients 3 eggs 125ml/1/2 cup Sugar free Maple Syrup, I…

Friday Night Fake Away Goes Lebanese

This recipe is really easy to make and the secret is in the rub. It is delicious and full of flavour, my partner said they could have eaten it all over again. Crisp Lid Lebanese Grilled Chicken 2 chicken leg quarters, skin on 4-6 tsps Lebanese 7 spice (I used BAHARAT a ready made spice…

Love Carrot Cake

Bought some wonky carrots today with the idea of making carrot cake. Now I like cakes made with olive oil instead of butter as it makes the cakes moist. So I’ve taken my olive oil cake recipe and adapted it to be carrot cake. My partner doesn’t usually like the texture of cakes made with…

An Early Friday Night Fakeaway

Thought I’d do it early so, if you want to try it, you can get all the stuff for Friday. This week it’s a Chinese feel with loads of ginger and garlic… feel free to add more if you want. I served this with fried Konjack noodles, fried in toasted sesame oil, ginger and garlic…

Friday Night Fakeaway Cajun Style

Fakeaway is back, but lockdown style. Couldn’t get chorizo so used spicy hot salami, ran out of paprika but had Cajun seasoning so used that instead of paprika and cayenne as it contained both, didn’t have any chives. Other than that this is what’s in the bowl. My partner’s first question was “can you do…

Home made Jerk paste for Chicken

I love jerk chicken but find all the manufactured pastes, I always use paste as the powders just taste powdery, have added sugars. This is the paste I used on my Fakeaway Jerk Chicken. JERK CHICKEN PASTE 5 scallions/spring onions 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 – 1…