Summer Pea & Goats Cheese Crostini

Summer Pea & Goats Cheese Crostini

In Starters On October 15, 2011 0 Comments

To defrost your peas quickly, just put them in a sieve and run under cold water for a few minutes. Place your defrosted peas in to a food… Read More »

Spicy Sweet Potato Fishcakes

Spicy Sweet Potato Fish Cakes

In Starters On October 15, 2011 0 Comments

Peel the sweet potatoes and potatoes and cut into chunks. Place in a pan of salted cold water and bring to the boil and cook for 15 minutes…. Read More »

Time is what we want most, but…what we use worst – William Penn

In Blog On October 3, 2011 3 Comments

I have decided to put together a few of my favourite mid-week dinner recipes. I cook…a lot, I love food and cooking does make me happy. However, I… Read More »

Chard with Haricot Blanc

Stir Fried Chard with Haricot Blanc

In Main Courses On October 3, 2011 Comments Off

First prepare your chard. Wash well, then cut out the stalks and slice them up like your would celery. Reserve the leaves for now. Heat the oil in… Read More »

Chicken & Feta Couscous

Roast Chicken & Feta Couscous

In Main Courses On October 3, 2011 0 Comments

Begin by heating the griddle pan so it’s nice and hot. Then slice the courgette into 5 cm lengths, the width of 2 £ coins.  Pour half the… Read More »

Roast Chicken and Lentils

Roast Chicken & Lentils

In Main Courses On October 3, 2011 0 Comments

Heat oven Fan 180C/200C/Gas 6. Drizzle your chicken with a little olive oil and rub into the skin. Season well with plenty of salt and pepper. Cut the… Read More »

Celebrating Courgettes!

In Blog On September 22, 2011 3 Comments

Not only is the courgette one of my favourite vegetables, we also have them growing abundantly in our vegetable patch and from June to the middle of October,… Read More »

Courgette Panna Cotta

Courgette Panna Cotta

In Starters On September 22, 2011 0 Comments

Bring the cream up to boil and then take it off the heat and add the garlic and thyme. Cover and leave to infuse for 10 minutes minimum…. Read More »

Courgette, Basil & Parmesan Soup

Courgette, Basil & Parmesan Soup

In Starters On September 22, 2011 7 Comments

First, wash  and slice your courgettes or marrow. If using up a marrow, remove the seeds from the middle before slicing in to smallish slices. Heat the oil… Read More »

A smörgåsbord of treats – I salute you Sweden!

In Blog On September 14, 2011 2 Comments

As a child I was always a huge fan of a Smörgåsbord. Being half Swedish I have always enjoyed being a little bit Scandinavian – blonde hair, blue… Read More »