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Lamb and Lentil Salad served with Sweet Potato Crisps

Lamb and Lentil Salad served with Sweet Potato Crisps

This is a dish that is very easy on the eye and pretty hot on the taste buds too! The combination of flavors that is incorporated into this recipe is utterly delicious and I was thrilled when my experiment here finished so well! Once the lentils have been cooked, it really is a five-minute-turnaround job,...
Garlicky Baked Camembert

Garlicky Baked Camembert

Now that is it full- on winter, this is where I come into my element. Hearty, filling and delicious offerings to fend off the cold and to reassure you that it will all be alright, even when the doors are banging and you remember that still haven’t bought that draught-excluder yet… Everyone is probably thinking,...
Provencal Summer Courgette Salad

Provencal Summer Courgette Salad

Having just spent the most glorious week away in Provence, I have come back feeling refreshed, happy and, needless to say, well fed. So, back to the gridstone and back to reality, but also indeed, back with new ideas of delicious things to come! One of the things that we tasted and that was unbelievably...
Asparagus and Stilton Tart

Asparagus and Stilton Tart

Here is a very simple, very yummy tart. At this time of year, asparagus is a must, and I try and get in as much as possible before it’s out.. Ingredients: 1 roll of Just Roll Puff Pastry A bunch of Aparagus cooked for about five mins 150g crumbled Stilton 5 egg yolks 300ml cream...
The Goats Cheese and Fig Verdict....

The Goats Cheese and Fig Verdict….

This was compltely delicious – OK, so they didn’t look quite like the picture..but it was totally YUMMY! Firstly, I’d say that, before cutting the goats cheese, keep it well refridgerated. I made the mistake of leaving it at room temperature, which I should have known would make it soft and harder to slice neatly..Nonetheless,...

Wholemeal Soda Bread

This is from a recipe card that I picked up in Daylesford Organic – and it really is so quick and easy…and when removed from the oven, hot and smelling like the contents of a bakery, I admit that, in an instant, the butter and Marmite were out in full force, to devour with this...
Jamie Oliver's 'Incredible Smashed Pea and Broad Beans on Toast'

Jamie Oliver’s ‘Incredible Smashed Pea and Broad Beans on Toast’

This is a recipe that I tried years ago and have loved ever since. It is quick and easy and the colours are so vibrant. It is perfect either as a canape or as a starter, and if there’s any left over, it’s just a great thing to have in your fridge, to have with pasta,...
Seeded Black Bread with Figs, Goats Cheese and Aubergines.

Seeded Black Bread with Figs, Goats Cheese and Aubergines.

http://bcommebon.canalblog.com/ Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/) is my latest addiction. There are so many gorgeous looking things, that I just want them all, be they food, or art, or quotes or books of things for the home! They are all beautiful..I think we need to get our photography up to scratch! OK, so this is in French, so those...
Spiced Apple Chutney

Spiced Apple Chutney

Obviously there are tons of ‘Spiced Apple Chutneys’ around, but this is one that I made that I was really pleased with! It’s fresh but with a strong spicy smell and flavour, and the end result is a glorious accompaniment to many foods..especially stilton I’d say – yum! I made so much of the stuff that...
Two Blondes and a Baking Tray