Category: Recipes

Drinks, Recipes

It’s G&T time with refreshing Raisthorpe Yorkshire tonics

Gin (always one of my favourite alcoholic beverages) has become a more and more exciting drink in recent times. There are so many different varieties, it’s almost impossible to keep up with it all. It seems like a new gin is unveiled nearly every day! And so many tonics to choose from, too. Like this […]

Recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Tasty ways with the fabulous smoked Moorish humous

I love a bit of humous (which can be spelled at least four ways that I know of..confusing!). Today I’m doing humous as that’s what Moorish does. This delicious Middle Eastern dip has become a staple in most people’s shopping trolleys these days, and no surprise there, as it’s delicious and versatile. Even more so […]

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 […]

Recipes

Recipe: Mouthwatering potato gratin with Parma Ham

Today I’m cooking a delightful potato dish with a very special ingredient – Parma Ham. This amazing product is made from only four ingredients: pork, salt, air and time. Love that! The pigs must be bred on one of the 10 northern and central Italian regions and only three breeds can be used to produce […]

Meat recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Spicy lamb and chickpea soup

Today I’m back in the kitchen creating a spicy lamb and chickpea soup. More one-pot cooking just for you. I’m always inspired by the fresh ingredients I encounter on my travels and I’ve recently got back from another lovely visit to the Murcia region of Spain. There’s a fabulous market in the fishing village of […]

Barbecue recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Lemon paprika chicken and crunchy apple salad

I recently had a fabulous lunch at Ceru in Soho’s D’arbalay Street on a particularly steamy London summer day. And totally fell in love with the fabulous flavours of the Levant. So much so that I simply had to recreate two of the delicious dishes we enjoyed. So here’s my version of their lemon, paprika […]