Bite-Sized Sweet and Spicy Beef Ribs

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 to 2 pounds beef Country-Style Ribs, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup mirin
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili garlic sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar or honey
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • Minced fresh chives (optional)

Strawberry Buckwheat Bars

Ingredients

For the crust:
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg, beaten to blend
For the filling:
  • 3 cups hulled, quartered strawberries (about 1 pound)
  • 1 (12–13-ounce) jar strawberry preserves
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
For the bars:
  • Powdered sugar (for dusting; optional)

Sweet And Sour Aubergines

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 baby aubergines, quartered lengthways
  • 3 tbsp gram (chickpea) flour
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Handful of fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 3 tbsp coconut or vegetable oil
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 3 tsp brown sugar

Pressure Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork

Ingredients

  • 1lb pork blade steak , 455g, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ red pepper , cut into chunks
  • ½ green pepper , cut into chunks
  • 1 onion , cut into chunks
  • 4 tsp arrowroot, or cornstarch if not Paleo
  • 1 cup pineapple juice , 250 mls
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks – juice reserved from can
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar, or light brown sugar if not Paleo
  • 6 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Chocolate Fudge Cake

Ingredients

  • 200g plain chocolate, broken into chunks (use one with a low cocoa content – we used Waitrose plain Belgian chocolate)
  • 200g butter
  •  200g light brown muscovado sugar
  • 100ml soured cream
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • Hundreds and thousands, to decorate
For the icing
  • 100g plain chocolate
  • 170g can condensed milk
  • 100g butter