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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 […]

Fish recipes, Recipes

Recipe: Hake on a bed of paprika butter beans

One-pot cooking It’s been way too long since I shared a recipe with you…very remiss of me I know. So today I’m going to make up for it by starting a new series of recipes for one-pot dishes. Quick and easy to make and requiring very little washing up afterwards, they are also going to […]

Recipes

Recipe: Spicy apple chutney

Recipe: Spicy Apple Chutney I love autumn in London. There’s the beauty of all the leaves changing colour, atmospheric misty mornings and still warmth in the sun when it pops out. September is often the best month, especially after we’ve had a particularly lacklustre summer like we’ve had this year. And it’s apple time – […]