Tag: homemade

Recipes, Salad recipes

Recipe book review: Set a Table by Karen Dudley

Lockdown London has been that bit more pleasant with some fabulous sunny weather. And you know what that means…it’s time to barbecue/braai. Somewhat bizarrely the first thing I think of when I plan a braai menu is what salads I’m going to make. Today that was easy as I have a new recipe book from […]

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Recipe: My lockdown ham and pea frittata

Ham and pea frittata Lockdown has certainly made lunch at home more interesting. I’m always trying to think of something different to make. Well, if I can’t go out I may as well cook delicious food myself. Frittatas are a great way to use up all sorts of ingredients in your fridge or freezer, so […]

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Recipe: Chilli con Carne with The Spice Pioneer

So today I’m back in the kitchen cooking chilli con carne. My inspiration comes from clearing out my kitchen cupboards. Well what else are you going to do in Lockdown! I made some lovely discoveries, including several spice mixes from The Spice Pioneer. Instant dinner inspiration. These little Power Pods (cool name!) are packed with […]

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes

Recipe: Lockdown Spanish lamb stew

So today’s Spanish lamb stew is inspired by one of my favourite Spanish ingredients – paprika. And partly dictated by some of the store cupboard and freezer staples I have to hand. We are in lockdown after all – and what’s the point of stocking up if you’re not going to use it all up […]

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Review: Tasty spice pods from The Spice Pioneer

How I love anything that makes cooking easier. So I was delighted to try these fabulous spice pods from The Spice Pioneer. They source the best herbs and spices from reliable suppliers and package them up to specific recipes so you’re ready to go. Delivered to your door, there’s a choice of five combos to¬† […]

Recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Spicy Spanish-style potato rosti

Today I’m back in the kitchen. Hooray! I recently acquired a fabulous Microplane Julienne slicer (love a new gadget) so am using it to slice all manner of vegetables in style. It’s great for producing little slivers of potato which make for the perfect rosti. I’ve recently returned from Spain and love the flavours of […]