An easy way to curry favour with family and friends!

If you were listening to Girls Around Town this morning, you’ll have heard Amanda Whitehead sharing her Easy Chicken Curry recipe…

Want to give it a go yourself but didn’t manage to jot down the details?

No problem – here they are, ready for you to download so you can put it on the menu next time you want to curry favour with your family and friends!

Easy Chicken Curry

  • Servings: Serves 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
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      3 tbs coconut oil
      2 medium onions, peeled and sliced
      2 green chillies, seeded and chopped (optional)
      3 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped
      3-4 chicken breasts, skinned and chopped into bite sized pieces
      ½ tsp sea salt
      ½ tsp turmeric
      1 tsp ground cumin seeds
      ½ tsp ground coriander seeds
      2 tbs tomato puree
      ½ tsp garam masala


    1. Heat the oil in a heavy-based frying pan, then fry the onion, chilli and garlic for a few minutes, add chicken pieces and continue to fry for about 5 minutes.
    2. When the mixture begins to brown add salt, turmeric, cumin and coriander to the chicken mixture.
    3. Stir well and continue to fry.
    4. Add the tomato puree and garam masala.
    5. If you like you could add some other vegetables to the chicken.
    6. This recipe feeds 4 people so you can cut down on ingredients or have left-overs the next day.


Taking action to take care of your gut

From creating a healthy lifestyle to cooking up a simple supper – this week’s guest on Girls Around Town has all that and more to share in the second hour of the show.

A holistic health and nutrition coach, Amanda Whitehead will be live in the studio with June, explaining how she helps overwhelmed men and women aged 35+ increase their energy, enhance their sleep and get back their bounce…

And what’s more, how they can do it all without calorie counting!

She’ll be sharing details of how, through her business Purposefully Nourished, she works with clients to help them create a clean, sustainable lifestyle, along with some of the top tips she offers that help them take action to take care of their gut health.

Someone who definitely practises what she preaches, she says “As a mum, I must constantly remind myself that when I take care of myself, I am taking care of everyone around me.

“And when I follow my gut health, I take care of my body, mind, and self.”

Don’t forget to Put On Your Sunday Best by tuning in to 107.8FM or listening on the apps, on Alexa or online from just after 11am for those top tips from Amanda…

And make sure you stay tuned all the way to the top of the hour – if you’re looking for a super simple way to curry favour with family or friends, you won’t want to miss the recipe she has to share!

Emma’s Shrove Tuesday treat

Here it is, as promised on Girls Around Town this morning – Emma Porter’s recipe for her simple Savoury Pancakes for you to enjoy on Shrove Tuesday

A few minutes to prepare the ingredients, a few more to cook each pancake and they’re good to go – and just as good to eat!!

Savoury Pancakes

  • Servings: Makes 2 large or 4 small pancakes
  • Difficulty: Easy
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      1 cup of plain flour
      1 cup of milk
      1 egg
      1 onion, chopped
      1 clove of garlic, chopped
      3 tbsp of butter for cooking
      100g (4oz) of grated cheese


    1. Begin by making the batter for the pancakes by mixing together the flour, milk and egg until smooth, then set to one side.
    2. Using a small frying pan, sauté the onion and garlic in 1 tbsp of butter until soft, then set to one side in a bowl.
    3. Using the same frying pan, add 1 tbsp of butter and melt before pouring in some of the batter mix.
    4. Cook until the batter begins to solidify on top – flip it over and continue cooking for another minute or two until golden brown
    5. Slide the pancake onto a plate and add some of the garlic and onion before adding 2 tbsp of grated cheese.
    6. Fold the pancake in half and return it to the pan for another minute or two to melt the cheese.
    7. Repeat until you have used all the batter.