Caribbean Pepperpot Stew

This is hot, due to the scotch bonnet chilli can sub for a milder chilli

Caribbean pepperpot stew (very spicy)
chicken thighs, can get at a reasonable price
700ml of stock
fresh thyme, can use dried
scotch bonnet chilli, very hot
2 cloves of garlic
2cm of fresh ginger
1 onion
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons of allspice
tin of butter beans (or dried ones cooked)
2 or 3 sweet potato
fresh spinach
200ml of coconut milk,  i buy 400ml tins and freeze half, can go from freezer into a curry, B&M, Home Bargains often hae coconut milk in cheap.
2 chopped toms

fry the chicken, onion, garlic, ginger, toms and chilli till cooked
add the stock, thyme, bay leaves and all spice
then add beans, sweet potato and cook for about 40 mins, stir in spinach and coconut milk and cook for a further 10 mins.. serve with rice..

Corned Beef Pie


Corned beef pie,
Boil carrots, x3
white onion x1
cubed spuds x4
All in the same pan
don’t let it go mushy though,
drain and open 1 tin of corned beef and chop up, mix in with veg,
crumble x1 beef oxo over,
stir in
put in oven dish
make pastry,
250gms plain flour,
125gms of stork,
mix together till like crumbs,
add a bit of cold water and make a dough,
roll out and cover mix…
put in oven for 20 mins, gas mark 6,
We had with cabbage and beets…
serves 6.
corned beef £1.59 in aldi
say 50p for veg
flour 8p
stork 30p so around £2.50 to make so 42p per person.