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Hairy Bikers are the Hairy Dieters go Veggie

The Hairy Bikers or Dieters go Veggie! 80 delicious vegetarian recipes!

The Dieters series of books have been very successful and help us cook carefully with the correct ingredients to lower weight and health risk. The Go Veggie book is the fifth in the series.

See the Daily Mail for a guide to the thinking behind the new book,
HEALTH NOTES: It’s the Healthy Bikers – as duo go veggie | Daily Mail
See reviews and to buy a copy The Hairy Dieters Go Veggie (Hairy Bikers)

The Hairy Dieters Go Veggie is full of simple and easy-to-follow recipes for excellent veggie meals and snacks, from Lancashire Hot Pot to Veggie Sausages.


This Morning TV show with the Hairy Bikers cooking Veggie Tacos
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Interested in joining The Hairy Biker’s Diet Club where you can get menu plans, exercise programs and join a community to help you lose weight?

Want to know how to include meat-free dishes into your diet? From the book:

VEGETARIAN CURRY

Some more veggie recipes from the Hairy Dieters:
ALLOTMENT PIE
HOMEMADE BAKED BEANS!
NUT AND SPINACH ROAST
ROASTED BUTTERNUT AND RED PEPPER SOUP

 

A great book, compact and with good recipes, look review or buy The Hairy Dieters Go Veggie (Hairy Bikers)

Make a Fish Batter

Recipes: How to make a Fish Batter

When making a fish batter we have numerous chefs who have the best advice and videos to help, want to use beer, tumeric – lots of choice.

BBC Good Food – have a nice recipe for fish batter using  flour, salt, baking powder and turmeric see: How to batter fish by BBC Good Food

Delia Smith – Delia on-line has a great recipe for Shallow Fried Fish using flour, baking powder, salt and pepper: see Shallow Fried Fish Recipes byDelia Online

Jamie Oliver – Fish, chips and mushy peas. Yes we lie it! A simple homemade beer batter: Fish and Chips by Jamie Oliver Recipes

 

The Incredible Spice Men BBC 2 TV watch again episode guide and recipes

The Incredible Spice Men: this is hilarious cooking fun! Please watch!

#incrediblespicemen, #thespicemen, @cook_bookreview

New Series Jamie’s Comfort Food

A new exciting TV series and cookbook on spices, from chefs Tony Singh and Cyrus Todiwala with a cook book to support the series The Incredible Spice Men are going to spice up your life. These fine chefs have appeared on programmes such as the Great British Menu and Saturday Kitchen, preparing excellent recipes based on spicing up British food.

There  is a friendly banter to carry the program along.

Watch the first show on iplayer

Watch an introduction broadcast on BBC Breakfast: Shake up your dinner plate with the incredible spice men.

The new book The Incredible Spice Men has excellent recipes, but there are sections on different spices:

  • cumin
  • nutmeg
  • cinnamon
  • chilli
  • cassia bark
  • cloves
  • pepper
  • coriander
  • star anise
  • cardamom

Recipes include, starters, snacks, fish, chicken, poultry, pork, lamb, beef, vegetables, salads, chutneys, desserts and drinks.

There are 5 episodes in the TV series, watch a sample I loved every lick of it!

Read more about the TV series:

Series 1 – 1. Hastings  Mon 19 Aug 2013 at 20:30 pm

1/5 Ginger and Lime Juice.

In the first episode ‘a dover sole with lime and ginger is cooked – then a traditional fish and chips with a spicy marinade for cod fillets. Slow-cooking pulled pork with cinnamon and cloves, and cinnamon and chilli powderwith vanilla ice cream.’

Recipes:

Watch the first episode The Incredible Spice Men 1 Hastings on BBC iPlayer

 

Series 1 – 2. South Wales   Mon 26 Aug 2013 at 20:30 pm

2/5 Tony and Cyrus cook with goats’ cheese in Carmarthenshire and visit a Bridgend sweet shop.

In the second episode ‘beginning in the Cothi Valley in Carmarthenshire, Tony bakes a goat’s cheese, red onion and caraway seed tart served with pickled onions flavoured with chilli flakes, lime juice and pomegranate molasses. A family-run toffee business in Bridgend is visited where they put some whole aniseeds into a pan of bonfire toffee.’

Recipes:

Watch the second episode The Incredible Spice Men 2. South Wales

 

Series 1 – 3. Edinburgh   Monday, 2 September at 20:30 pm

3/5 Tonight the intrepid pair visit Tony’s home of Edinburgh and he makes the traditional Scottish dessert cranachan, but with a twist.

The third episode sees Tony Singh taking Cyrus Todiwala to his home town of Edinburgh, where we see him working the spice men magic with traditional Scottish dessert cranachan by infusing the honey with cardamom and adding a splash of rose water. The pair visit a community cafe where Tony’s mother Kulvinder volunteers, and she shares her recipe for haggis pakoras.

Recipes:

Watch the third episode of the Incredible Spicemen 3. Edinburgh

 

Series 1 – 4. West Sussex   Monday, 9 September at 20:30 pm

This episode shows Tony and Cyrus in West Suffolk, where they convey the benefits of  rapeseed oil and cook cinnamon, ginger and red chilli chicken wings. At Melford Hall stately home, they spice up afternoon tea. They add a salt and chilli blend to the cucumbers for the sandwiches and a fennel and orange butter cream to fill the Victoria sponge.

Recipes:

 Watch the fourth episode of the Incredible Spice Men in West Suffolk

Series 1 – 5. Somerset   Monday, 16 September at 20:30 pm Last in the series.

Somerset and cider, the lads are about boiling a gammon joint in cider that is infused with cinnamon sticks, red chilli and coriander seeds.

Cyrus cooks a chilli cheese toast extravaganza with beer, egg yolks and for that spicy magic, fresh green chillies and lashings of English mustard.

Recipes:

Links to Somerset recipes

Watch the fifth episode of the Incredible Spice Men in Somerset

New book reviews The Incredible Spice Men

 

 

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