An exotic start to the week on Daily Brunch with Ocado

Today’s recipes were infused with a taste of the Far East. Read on for a super speedy King Prawn Pad Thai and a cosy British classic with a coconut twist.

King Prawn Pad Thai

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Simon’s King Prawn Pad Thai is a really quick and easy stir-fry dish that’s ideal for a midweek supper. It can be made from start to finish in less than 15 minutes. Simon has added king prawns to the dish but you could use chicken or tofu if you prefer.

  • Serves 2
  • Preparation time: 5 mins
  • Cooking time: 10 mins

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Rich Thai curry and indulgent cheesecake on Daily Brunch with Ocado

At the end of our third week, Simon’s created two decadent dishes I can’t wait tro try out this weekend. Here are the recipes…

Lamb Massaman Curry

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Simon’s fragrant and spicy Lamb Massaman curry is a Thai interpretation of a Persian dish. The word Massaman is thought to be an archaic version of ‘Muslim’. This dish will make extra curry paste, which you can store in the fridge for a couple of weeks.

This curry contains a whopping 12 chillies – if you want a less spicy version just use fewer.

  •  Serves 2
  • Preparation time: 15 mins
  • Cooking time: 45 mins

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Today on Daily Brunch with Ocado – homely winter warmers

This morning Simon showed us how to make a gloriously rich Sticky Stout Pud, full of toffee and blackberry flavours; and Tim got involved to make a warming, family-friendly sausage casserole.

Here are the recipes:

Sticky Stout Pudding

Image of the Stout PuddingSimon’s Sticky Stout Pudding is a warming treat of a dish, perfect for cold weather. Simon has adapted the classic sticky toffee pudding with the addition of seasonal blackberries and dark stout for an autumnal feel, and serves the pudding with a rich boozy sauce.

  • Preparation Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 1 hr

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A hearty Bonfire Night from Daily Brunch with Ocado

Simon cooked up cosy, hearty dishes to see you through a chilly Bonfire Night. Grab your snuggliest scarf and tuck in.

Toffee Apple Charlotte

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This Toffee Apple Charlotte is a rich and autumnal dessert, making the most of seasonal apples. Simon is using both cooking and eating apples to create the ideal flavour/texture combination. He was inspired by toffee apples to adapt this dish for Bonfire Night, so he’s serving the pudding with a rich toffee sauce.

  • Serves 4-6
  • Preparation Time: 40 mins (inc. 30 mins rest time)
  • Cooking Time: 5 mins

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Warming autumnal flavours on Daily Brunch with Ocado

Today’s recipes used warming spices or liqueurs to give everything a rich, autumnal feel. Here they are…

Carrot Fritters with Cumin Tahini

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Simon’s carrot fritters are a fresh and crispy snack, which are perfect dunked in his cumin and tahini dipping sauce. They are very simple to make, and take less than 10 minutes to cook. If you don’t have carrots to hand, you could make these fritters with grated sweet potato, or with courgette with the excess moisture squeezed out.

  •  Makes 12 fritters
  • Preparation Time: 40 mins (inc. 30 mins rest time)
  • Cooking Time: 5 mins

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Meat feast Monday on Daily Brunch with Ocado

Simon started the third week of Daily Brunch with Ocado with two rich and meaty recipes: Pork and Apricot Sausage Rolls, and Duck Tagliatelle.

Here are the recipes…

Pork and Apricot Sausage Rolls

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These pork and apricot sausage rolls make a delicious snack, picnic dish, or light lunch. They are really simple to make using shop-bought puff pastry, but look and taste so much better than pre-packaged versions. Dunk them in Simon’s fruity and spicy dipping sauce for an indulgent savoury treat.

  •  Serves 6
  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins

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Cosy weekend cooking from Daily Brunch with Ocado

Happy Friday all! Today we have two extra cosy recipes, so whatever the weather’s doing outside, you’ll have something warm and comforting to tuck into when you get in. Have a lovely weekend.

Banana Bread and Butter Pudding

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Simon’s Bread and Butter Pudding is a fruity twist on the classic, with the addition of ripe bananas and juicy Medjool dates. It’s a great way to use up stale bread and store cupboard ingredients. Simon recommends leaving the custard to soak into the bread for half an hour before baking for a softer, gooier pudding.

  • Serves 6
  • Preparation time: 40 mins
  • Cooking time: 40 mins

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Hearty autumn baking from Daily Brunch with Ocado

There was a lot of baking inspiration on today’s show, with a hearty pie and gingery flapjacks on the menu. I’m feeling very inspired for the weekend already!

Beef Bourguignon Pie 

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This is Simon’s twist on the classic French dish, Beef Bourguignon, from the Burgundy region. Simon is topping his traditional meaty stew with a puff pastry lid for a delicious warming winter pie. This would make an ideal family meal or impressive dinner party dish. Simon recommends using all-butter shop-bought puff pastry rather than making your own.

  • Serves 4-6
  • Preparation time: 30 mins
  • Cooking time: 2 hrs 30 mins

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From surf to turf on Daily Brunch with Ocado

Whether you’re plumping for fish or meat, Simon cooked up two cracking recipes for you today. Get stuck in.

Monkfish with Artichoke Hearts

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Simon’s Monkfish with Artichoke Hearts is a fresh and zesty dish, packed full of healthy vegetables. It’s a delicious one-pot meal that makes a quick and easy midweek dinner. Simon recommends using tinned artichoke hearts because fresh artichokes are time-consuming to prepare.

  • Serves 4
  • Preparation time: 30 mins
  • Cooking time: 15 mins

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From exotic sea bass to homely carrot cake on Daily Brunch with Ocado

On today’s show Simon cooked a deliciously fragrant sea bass full of Eastern flavours, from mirin to Thai green curry. On a completely different tack, he also baked a traditional and thoroughly indulgent carrot cake.

Mirin-Glazed Sea Bass

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Simon’s Mirin-Glazed Sea Bass is a fresh and light recipe, perfect for a midweek supper. Using Thai green curry paste adds delicious depth of flavour with minimum effort. This Asian-inspired dish is simple to prepare and can be made from start to finish in less than 30 minutes.

  • Serves 4
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes

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