Category: Recipes

Cook with Biltong, Meat recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

The Cook with Biltong Club: an amazing pate

So it’s December, and here’s my monthly recipe using my favourite ingredient – biltong. This pate is the perfect party snack and created something of a talking point when I made it for a hen night recently. No one could believe what a fantastically ingenious idea it was to make pate with biltong and how […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Great recipes with game

Having been to my game seminar, I was inspired to try cooking some myself. Why don’t you do the same? Here are some great recipes to try. They explain how to prepare the game yourself, but if you’re not keen to do that, ask your butcher to get it ready for you just the way […]

Recipes, Soup recipes

Smoked haddock and butternut soup

I’ve been going through the highly satisfying process of emptying my freezer! I love rummaging through it, seeing what my options are for dinner and coming up with a recipe using what I have. Today I found this amazing smoked haddock which came in a box of fish that I won from www.delishfish.co.uk. I’ve also […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Soup recipes

Tasty tom yum-style broth

One of my favourite ways to cook is to take a look at what I have in the house and design a recipe around it. This was an easy one. I had this fantastic new Tom Yum paste from the Tesco Ingredient range, so decided to make a soup using it. I added it to […]

Big Cheese of the month, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Big Cheese of the month: Stilton

Continuing my series through the world of cheese and with recipes to try, here’s Big Cheese of the month number two: Stilton. Stilton is really the King of English cheeses. It’s named after a village in Cambridgeshire but can only be produced in the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire. There are only six dairies […]

Recipes, Uncategorized

My recipe for traditional South African Bobotie

Bobotie is a traditional South African dish made of lamb mince mixed with spices and fruit and a creamy egg topping. It’s a great combination of flavours and textures and really easy to make. There are plenty of different ways to make it, this is the one I’ve perfected to my taste. Experiment with spices […]