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Chef Bernie's Rice'n Peas

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Chef Bernie's Rice'n Peas

Recipe Serves 4 2 jalapeño green peppers for a mild version or use ½ scotch bonnet  or a few dobs of my Very Hot Sauce to heat you up! 3-4  teaspoons of fresh thyme 1 large shallot 2 cloves of garlic 235g of black eyed peas (we used tinned for this recipe) 150 g of long grain rice 200g coconut milk ½ teaspoon of turmeric  A splash of olive oil Salt & pepper to taste   Method   Cook the rice as per the instructions on bag  Drain the black eyed peas Whilst the rice is cooking slice the shallot Crush...

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Swordfish with fried plantain & pineapple on a bed of spinach

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Swordfish with fried plantain & pineapple on a bed of spinach

1 nice piece of Swordfish or similar white fish with firm flesh  1 ripe plantain 100g sweet ripe pineapple 200g bag of washed spinach Coconut or olive oil Salt & pepper to taste   How to prepare the Plantain. Cut off the top and tail of the plantain which should look fairly black and if it was a banana you would probably throw it away. You will see the inside a lovely light orange creamy colour. Make a cut from the top to the bottom of the plantain through the skin, one cut each side, then peel off the skin....

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Swordfish Steak with Chef Bernie's Salsa Dip

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Swordfish Steak with Chef Bernie's Salsa Dip

A tasty fish dish that bursts with flavour   Ingredients A nice big piece of swordfish per person A little extra virgin olive oil  Sea salt to taste 2 desert spoons of Chef Bernie’s Salsa per person 200g fresh washed spinach leaves      Instructions  Clean the spinach by washing several times to get  any grit out then place in a lidded saucepan without any extra water  and put on a medium heat. Check the spinach every few minutes, as soon as you can see it begin to wilt give it a stir or two and turn off the heat. We...

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Coconut Prawns with Banana Ketchup – Yum!

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Coconut Prawns with Banana Ketchup – Yum!

Like everything in life Banana Ketchup can be both decadently sweet and sumptuously  savoury so why not try the Chef Bernie way of indulging? for an alternative starter try coconut shallow fried prawns with banana ketchup as a delicious dipping sauce! Prep time 15 mins  –  Serves 2  –  Super Easy - a Bit Messy! You will need 4 King Prawns  (2 each or more if they are small) ½  cup of coconut flour (you can use plain flour if you would prefer) 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 egg Rapeseed oil A large fry pan A pretty dish for the Banana...

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