Tag: thyme

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes

Recipe: Tomato, gruyere and thyme tarts

Today I’m continuing my celebration of British Tomato Week. These tasty little tarts were inspired by one of my all-time favourite restaurants, Constantia Uitsig in Cape Town, South Africa. Very sadly, it closed a couple of years ago. We were there on its very last night open and I came away clutching their menu. I […]

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Celebrate the wonder of herbs

Herbs make all the difference, they are a simple way to add flavour to dishes and enhance the taste of other ingredients. Dried herbs are perfect to use all year round – the must-have store-cupboard ingredient, ensuring a world of choice when you’re cooking. And they also have a wide range of medicinal benefits which is a bonus! Taste […]

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Recipe: Tuscan-style veal stew

One of my first veal experiences was on the seafront in Cannes in the South of France. I ordered Veal Milanese, lightly breaded veal escalopes served with spaghetti in tomato sauce, on the recommendation of my husband. I have to say I was a bit dubious but fell in love with the dish within my […]