Christmas Drinks Party – Canapés for 25 people…..

In Blog On December 18, 2011 7 Comments

This week I have been working. Actually earning money, something that is really beneficial at this time of year! So I thought I would write a bit about… Read More »


Vanilla & Chocolate Cupcakes

In Puddings On December 18, 2011 0 Comments

VANILLA CUPCAKES Pre-heat oven to 200C/180F/Gas 6. Cream together the butter and sugar until light, fluffy and pale, using an electric whisk. Gradually mix in the beaten eggs… Read More »

Chicory, Blue Cheese & Walnut Cups

Chicory Cups with Roquefort & Walnuts

In Starters On December 18, 2011 0 Comments

Seperate and wash your chicory leaves without tearing them.  Dry the leaves and arrange on a platter. Crumble some Roquefort cheese into each chicory leaf. Sprinkle a few… Read More »

Goats Cheese & Fig Crostini

Herby Goats Cheese & Balsamic Glazed Fig Crostini

In Starters On December 18, 2011 0 Comments

Lightly toast your slices of baguette, drizzled with a little olive oil. Mix the Goats cheese with the chopped herbs and spread generously onto the toasts. In a… Read More »

Salmon, Potato & Dill Quiche

Smoked Salmon, Potato & Dill Tart

In Main Courses On December 18, 2011 0 Comments

Heat oven to 190C/170Fan/Gas 5. Lightly grease your tart case with butter and line your tart case with the pastry. Line with baking parchment and then fill with… Read More »

Chicken, Leek & Mustard Quiche

Chicken, Leek & Mustard Tart

In Main Courses On December 18, 2011 1 Comment

Preheat oven to 200C/180Fan/Gas 6. Lightly grease a flan tin with butter. Press the pastry into the flan case and prick the base with a fork. Line with… Read More »

Chicken Drumettes

Honey Mustard Chicken Drumettes

In Starters On December 17, 2011 0 Comments

First make the marinade. In a non metallic bowl, mix the oil, honey, soy sauce, mustard, lemon juice and garlic. Add the chicken drumettes, stir to cover with… Read More »

Sundays are for slow food

In Blog On November 27, 2011 3 Comments

For me, Sundays are all about taking it easy, having time for a bath, having a cooked breakfast, spending time with my husband and the kids all together,… Read More »

Pork Belly Roast

Slow Roast Pork Belly with Pommes Fondants, Buttered Leeks & Roasted Beetroot

In Main Courses On November 27, 2011 0 Comments

Heat the oven to 180C/160Fan/Gas 4. Score the fat of the pork belly and place on a wire rack over a roasting tray, Season well. Cook, skin side… Read More »

Marmite Toasts

Family Beef Stew with Marmite Toasts

In Main Courses On November 27, 2011 0 Comments

Preheat the oven to 160Fan/180C/Gas 4. Place the onions, carrots, anchovies and their oil, onion confit, garlic and Herbs De Provence in an casserole pot with a lid…. Read More »