Category Archives: Herbs

Recipes: Asian-Style Tuna

I’m not a huge fan of burgers, mostly because I find them so difficult to eat without the patty edging its way out the back of the bun and all of the juices running down my arm. However, I absolutely

Recipes: Asian-Style Tuna

I’m not a huge fan of burgers, mostly because I find them so difficult to eat without the patty edging its way out the back of the bun and all of the juices running down my arm. However, I absolutely

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

Recipe: Moroccan-Style Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas

Not only is the stew incredibly healthy, it is also packed with flavour and makes for a beautifully colourful plate of food. Vegetables tend to take a back seat in meals, with meat being the star of many dishes. We

Recipe: Moroccan-Style Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas

Not only is the stew incredibly healthy, it is also packed with flavour and makes for a beautifully colourful plate of food. Vegetables tend to take a back seat in meals, with meat being the star of many dishes. We

Recipe: Butternut Squash, Parsnip, Carrot, Sage and Black Pepper Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium butternut squash 1 medium parsnip 1 medium carrot 1/2 medium white onion 1/2 cup meat juices + 1/2 pint water (or 1/2 pint packet vegetable or chicken stock) 3-4 large sage leaves, whole black pepper olive oil

Recipe: Butternut Squash, Parsnip, Carrot, Sage and Black Pepper Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium butternut squash 1 medium parsnip 1 medium carrot 1/2 medium white onion 1/2 cup meat juices + 1/2 pint water (or 1/2 pint packet vegetable or chicken stock) 3-4 large sage leaves, whole black pepper olive oil

Recipe: Boxing Day Bubble and Squeak

A classic Boxing day dinner jazzed up with cranberry gravy, juicy slices of Christmas turkey, sage and walnuts. Don’t dismiss this dish for its rather ugly look – it’s bursting with flavour. Ingredients: for this dish, you need a potato

Recipe: Boxing Day Bubble and Squeak

A classic Boxing day dinner jazzed up with cranberry gravy, juicy slices of Christmas turkey, sage and walnuts. Don’t dismiss this dish for its rather ugly look – it’s bursting with flavour. Ingredients: for this dish, you need a potato

Recipe: Spinach and Ricotta Tortelloni in Arrabbiata Sauce

This is a great summer dish with simple and fresh flavours, perfect enjoyed sat in your garden with a glass of chilled white wine. It takes a little time to make, but is well worth the effort. Ingredients: pasta: 100g plain flour

Recipe: Spinach and Ricotta Tortelloni in Arrabbiata Sauce

This is a great summer dish with simple and fresh flavours, perfect enjoyed sat in your garden with a glass of chilled white wine. It takes a little time to make, but is well worth the effort. Ingredients: pasta: 100g plain flour

Recipe: Roasted Garlic and Tomato Bruschetta

Crispy, golden baguette topped with mellow roasted garlic and fresh tomatoes. Ingredients: baguette large tomatoes fresh basil leaves garlic bulb olive oil salt and pepper Method: (preheat oven to 180*c) – place whole garlic bulb into a ramekin or muffin

Recipe: Roasted Garlic and Tomato Bruschetta

Crispy, golden baguette topped with mellow roasted garlic and fresh tomatoes. Ingredients: baguette large tomatoes fresh basil leaves garlic bulb olive oil salt and pepper Method: (preheat oven to 180*c) – place whole garlic bulb into a ramekin or muffin

Recipe: Caponata Siciliana

Beautifully fresh flavours in a perfectly balanced mix bring the Sicilian sun to your plate. Serve with crusty toasted bread drizzled with olive oil for a light snack or as part of a pick and mix Mediterranean lunch along with

Recipe: Caponata Siciliana

Beautifully fresh flavours in a perfectly balanced mix bring the Sicilian sun to your plate. Serve with crusty toasted bread drizzled with olive oil for a light snack or as part of a pick and mix Mediterranean lunch along with

Nibbles at Le Marché de Saint-Clément, Montpellier

My favourite thing about life in France is their traditional food markets. Unlike in the UK where outdoor food markets have all but disappeared (bar the odd farmer’s market where prices are rather high), France still has a tradition of

Nibbles at Le Marché de Saint-Clément, Montpellier

My favourite thing about life in France is their traditional food markets. Unlike in the UK where outdoor food markets have all but disappeared (bar the odd farmer’s market where prices are rather high), France still has a tradition of

Recipe: Twice Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon

Who said French cooking was complicated? Yes, this recipe takes a long time, but it is extremely simple and the result is deliciously tender beef and soft, juicy carrots and onions. Nothing beats the buttery mashed potato after it has

Recipe: Twice Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon

Who said French cooking was complicated? Yes, this recipe takes a long time, but it is extremely simple and the result is deliciously tender beef and soft, juicy carrots and onions. Nothing beats the buttery mashed potato after it has