Lamb Cutlets with Tomato and Olives…

“Always remember; if you’re alone in the kitchen, and you drop the lamb, you can always pick it up. Who’s going to know? ย ~ Julia Childs Julia Child is still so cherished today. Love this quote and I didn’t drop the lamb ๐Ÿ˜‚ Score and season the rack of lamb. ย The windowsill herb garden will […]

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 […]

Spice up those Potatoes…

“These simple spiced potatoes are one of the most popular Indian side dishes.” ~ Manju Malhi When I cook a curry at the weekend, there’s usually a portion left. This becomes the side dish and these spicy potatoes are the main attraction! A few ingredients…a few spices. First, par-cook the potatoes. Ingredients: 450g potatoes, cut into small […]

Grind those Spices for a Lamb Curry…

“A hearty, comforting and beautifully spicedย lamb curry brings warmth to the soul and the spirit of India right to your plate.” ~ Josh Weismann I enjoy roasting and grinding aromatic seeds to make the curry powder for this spicy lamb curry. Let’s make a curry! Making your own dry spice is so satisfying and the […]

Red Pepper and Prawn Curry…

“One of the most loved aspects of curry is its versatility. Your imagination is the only limitation when dealing with curry.” ~ Unknown Curry can be cooked in so many interesting ways. We love this red pepper and prawn version. Let’s start the red pepper paste! Ingredients: Red Pepper Paste 2 red peppers, roughly chopped […]

Rosemary and Lemony Garlic Chicken…

“Love grows where my rosemary goes.” ~ Edison Lighthouse And I do love rosemary,  garlic and lemon in this tasty mid-week meal! Thighs and drumsticks are inexpensive to buy. Mince the garlic, choose tender shoots of rosemary and zest and juice the lemon. Ingredients: 6 pieces of chicken, drumsticks and thighs 1 lemon, zest and juice […]

Scottish Loch Trout with Caper Lemon Sauce…

“Capers… those salty, pea-sized dark green things… are one of those ingredients you see a lot, but may not fully understand.” ~ Alison Spiegal This fish dish has flavours that hit all the right notes for me. Capers add just the right amount of zing to a lemon butter sauce. Team them up with fresh […]