Sunday Roast with a Garlic Mustard Glaze….

“The tradition of the Sunday feast accomplishes more than just feeding us. It nurtures us.” ~ Chef John Besh This roast recipe is packed with flavour; garlic, mustard and fresh oregano. Let’s cook! An organic roasting joint this week. Season, brown all over, then set aside. Ingredients: 750g organic beef roasting joint Sea salt and […]

Posh Ploughman’s with Cheese and Chive Scones…

“I had a ploughman’s lunch the other day. He wasn’t very happy.” ~ Tommy Cooper  A Ploughman’s lunch was traditionally made up of  a lump of cheese, a hunk of bread and an apple. Here is my take on it: apple slices,  Sweet Chilli Chutney and a Smoked Cheese and Chive Scone. Savoury scones are so […]

My Garam Masala Chicken Curry…

“This easy-to-make spice blend is the heart of most Indian dishes.” ~Petrina Verma Sarkar The word Garam means warm in Hindi, while Masala means spice mix. I love this aromatic and pungent powder. It’s an essential ingredient for all my Indian recipes. Let’s cook a curry! Some basic whole spices for my garam masala. Dry […]

White Chocolate and Pistachio Cookies…

“There are four basic food groups: plain chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate.” ~ Jill Shalvis Let’s start in reverse order! Actually, white chocolate is my husband’s favourite, so these cookies are an indulgent treat for him  😋 Let’s bake… Cream the butter sugar and vanilla, then beat in the egg. Ingredients: 200g […]

Mexican Chicken Salad Bowls..

“Mexican food if so full of colour, life and music. It’s like a piñata exploding in your mouth.” ~ Kate McLennan This recipe works on so many levels… The salad bowls are edible too! Let’s get started! Rinse the quinoa at least 3 times, then simmer in stock and lay out to dry. Cumin, paprika, […]

Tortilla Food Bowls…

“Edible bowls and dishes have now gone far beyond those oldies-but-goodies” ~ Food Hacks Guess what? No washing up… You get to eat the bowl! Simple to make and fun to eat. Brush with olive oil. Ingredients: Flour tortillas Olive oil Freshly ground sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Season, fill with ceramic baking beans and bake. […]

Try a Tuna Pan Bagnat…

“The moment you stop accepting challenges, is the moment you stop moving forward.” ~ Victory Pose My friend Lina, from Lin’s Recipes, is always putting up challenges to link and aspire us. April Challenge- “THE SURPRISE” We all choose a number and then were given a lucky-dip recipe to try.   I got  number 4…. a Tuna Pan […]