Recipes

August 24, 2018

Caprese Heirloom Salad

    In the shops at the moment there is the most fantastic selection of exotic tomatoes. The classic Caprese […]
August 23, 2018

Butternut Fritters with Rocket, Blue Cheese and Onion Marmalade

  These are delicious little treats, super as a starter or a snack. They may be used as a fairly […]
August 22, 2018

Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup

Everyone loves the taste of tomato soup, and this recipe is no different, with just a twist, as the tomatoes […]
August 21, 2018

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

  Carrot Cake Ever-popular carrot cake, this recipe makes a nice large cake so will feed the hungry hordes. 500 […]
August 20, 2018

Pumpkin Pie

    Serves 8 – 10 400 g butternut or pumpkin, peeled and cubed 60 g soft brown sugar (90 […]
August 19, 2018

Jam-Jar Cheesecake Puddings

This is not a “cheesecake” as such, but the flavours are reminiscent. It is a super-speedy take on a cheesecake […]
August 18, 2018

Lemon Curd

  The tartness of lemons, combined with the sweetness of sugar, makes this an ever-popular filling for meringues, tarts, pies, […]
August 17, 2018

Saucy Date and Butterscotch

Pudding-in-a-Cup On a chilly evening, with a nip in the air; when you don’t have much time to make dessert, […]
August 16, 2018

Dark chocolate brownies

Dark chocolate brownies Makes 16 160g Medjool dates, pitted & soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes 100g (1/2 cup) […]
August 15, 2018

Salted Caramel Sauce

  One of the latest food fashions is to mix sweet and sour/savoury. This sauce is excellent, as it has […]
August 14, 2018

Vegetable Red-Thai Curry with Noodles

  Serves 2 30 ml olive oil 45 ml red Thai curry paste 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, […]
August 13, 2018

Classic Crunchies

  Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes INGREDIENTS 230gms butter 1Tbs golden syrup 2 cups of oats […]
August 10, 2018

Thai Squash and Sweet Potato Phyllo Tart

Serves 4 – 6 15 ml sunflower oil 30 ml red or green Thai curry paste 1 medium onion, peeled […]
August 7, 2018

Quick Mexican Tomato-Tortilla Soup

Quick Mexican Tomato-Tortilla Soup Serves 4 – 6 15 ml sunflower oil 1 onion, chopped 3 ml dried chilli flakes […]
August 6, 2018

Cherry-Red Roast-Tomato Starter

Serves 4 – 6 1 punnet Rosa baby tomatoes 25 ml olive oil Sea salt and freshly-ground black pepper 5 […]
August 3, 2018

Tabbouleh

Serves 8 – 10 250 ml bulgar wheat 375 ml boiling water 15 ml sea salt (Maldon sea salt is […]
August 2, 2018

Easy Spanish Tortilla

Easy Spanish Tortilla Serves 6 – 8 12 – 14 large eggs 8 potatoes, parboiled and chopped into thick slices […]
August 1, 2018

Quinoa with Butternut & Caramelized Onions

  Quinoa is a gluten-free grain. It originates in the Andean mountains of South America. It is high in protein, […]