Wild for Garlic

Spring has certainly sprung with blossoms and flowers everywhere, both youthful and beautiful with the sweetest of smells. However, there is another more pungent scent to be found at this time, especially in open woodlands. It’s wild garlic, it is savoury without being overpowering and is so enticing to pick. Small handfuls are enough to add flavour to your dishes, as well as vibrant hues … Continue reading Wild for Garlic

Spicy Ginger & Root Vegetable Soup

Need warming this bonfire night…. then make a batch of this spicy soup to sip around the fire. Made with flamed coloured vegetables, fresh ginger and chilli it will certainly turn the heat up the outside. Serves: 6 Ingredients: 15ml (1Tbsp) sunflower oil 1 medium onion 2 carrots 2 parsnips 1 sweet potato ½ a butternut squash 2 large cloves of garlic 30g fresh root … Continue reading Spicy Ginger & Root Vegetable Soup

Courgette Fritters

Why not enjoy the last remaining days of sunshine this September by making these delicious Courgette Fritters? They are perfect for using up a glut of this gorgeous vegetable. The recipe is easy to multiply; even so I suggest using a box grater instead of a food processor otherwise the mixture will become too watery. Also make and fry immediately, as the mixture will become too … Continue reading Courgette Fritters

Pissaladière …. how I love to say the name of this!

Pissaladière: I am always giddy with excitement when I make this French onion classic. It’s a cross between a tart and a pizza, and absolutely perfect as a starter or a light lunch. An easy canapé too –  just cut it into small squares and serve. Voilà! Ingredients: Dough:                                             250g strong plain flour 2.5ml (½ tsp) salt 2.5ml (½ tsp) sugar 10ml (2 … Continue reading Pissaladière …. how I love to say the name of this!