The season for making marmalade is short, from late December to March, grab them while you can, a jar of homemade Marmalade on the breakfast table will bring you pleasure year-round.
My favourite meal of the week is a Bubble and Squeak made from refrying leftovers from Sunday Lunch. This version is slightly posher as it is baked in the oven.
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No waiting for the summer to arrive for a healthy, tasty salad. This one can be made any time of year and is especially good if you have any leftover chicken, duck or turkey.
What an irresistible tart with some many fabulous ingredients; British leeks, blue cheese (Dolcelatte is a real winner here) set in egg, cream and milk. Perfect lunch or supper dish with a green salad, the tart even pops neatly into a lunchbox. This recipe also lends itself to switching and changing ingredients to suit the seasons.… Continue reading Leek and Blue Cheese Tart Recipe
Lemon Drizzle Cake, the stuff of dreams and voted one of Britain’s all-time favourite cakes. Is it any wonder? The hit of the sugar with a punch from the lemon satisfies all palettes. This cake is made by the all-in-one method, so it is incredibly easy to make too. What to make a few changes,… Continue reading Lemon Drizzle Cake Recipe
This soup is awesome. Rarely will you hear me say that about any recipe as awesome is quite an accolade, but this soup is just that. Not just that, it is also healthy, nutritious and tasty. Cauliflower itself a remarkable vegetable and with the trend now for roasting it got a whole lot better. Roasting not… Continue reading Roast Cauliflower Soup Recipe
Winter is not shaking off its shackles just yet, so hang on to those carbs a bit longer and what better way than with this filling soup-stew like dish. Lots of ingredients but easy to make. The soup will become a family favourite in no time at all. I promise you. Ingredients: 2 tablespoon olive… Continue reading Hearty Vegetable and Pasta Soup Recipe
The current revival of Artisan bread in Britain is massive. Thank goodness. Now it is much easier to find and though at a premium in price, is worth it. However, making your own is not as difficult as you would imagine; all they take is a little patience and planning as you will need… Continue reading Ciabatta Bread Recipe
Do not be put off by the long list if ingredients in this recipe, every single one and every step will take you closer to this fab winter dish. Shin of beef is the star of this show with its richly flavoured and slightly sticky warmer. Prepare in advance and give it a day or two… Continue reading Beef Shin and Pepper Dumplings