Recipes

Power Balls
Desserts, Recipes

Power Balls

With the term superfoods being bandied about somewhat these days, how do you harness their power without resorting to silly fads, spending unnecessarily, or being stuck with a cupboard full of ingredients that taste terrible? Power Balls, that’s how. These bite sized pieces are utterly delicious, as in actually delicious, as […]

Indian Style Creamed Spinach
Recipes, Vegetables

Indian Style Creamed Spinach

With the Easter weekend just over, we chose to celebrate with an Indian Feast for lunch on Sunday. Indian food is vibrant and makes for a nice change to a more traditional roast. It’s also perfect sharing food. Four of the dishes I had made before and can be found […]

Cool Cross Buns
Drinks, Recipes

Cool Cross Buns

With Easter next weekend, why not get into the spirit by getting into the spirits? If you’re throwing a luncheon or dinner, treat your guests to a bespoke Easter-themed cocktail. This cocktail uses the lovely Baxter’s Buns tea mix from T2. Hurrah for T2 coming to the UK. Reminiscent of […]

Herbed Roast Crown of Chicken
Meat, Recipes

Herbed Roast Crown of Chicken

Stop. The. Press. This was the juiciest, most delicious chicken I have ever cooked. If you’re not a fan of uber moist, soft poultry, step away from the screen and don’t come back. Just look at her, with her herby bits and her flecks of browned butter. Drool. And, she […]

Smoked Mackerel Pie
Pastry, Recipes, Seafood

Smoked Mackerel Pie

This week is British Pie Week, and who can deny their love of delicious fillings encased in flaky, golden pastry? Taking inspiration fro Nigel Slater, who thoroughly encapsulates British cuisine, this smoked mackerel pie is so. damn. good. Mackerel is an ingredient with which I have never cooked, as it doesn’t feature […]

Mushroom Risotto
Grain, Recipes

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom risotto is something I could eat at any given time of day, it is especially good however, as a winter supper; the earthy notes combine with the creaminess of the parmesan and rice to create a gorgeous and filling dish. The subtle pang of rosemary brings some intrigue to […]