PEA AND RADISH RISOTTO

This dish may sound odd but when you take your first bite you will agree with us that it’s a match made in heaven. Using radish cooked in a little butter to mellow the flavour and then raw radish soaked in lemon juice for that fiery, zingy crunch. We chose to keep this dish vegetarian…

OPEN OMELETTE WITH SPICED AUBERGINE

This is a light dish that hits the spot. Roasted aubergine mixed with a few spices to perk it up, which then goes on top of a light and fluffy omelette. Have half each as a snack with someone or eat the whole thing for dinner! Whatever way you choose is up to you. Add…

SAGE AND APRICOT SAUSAGE MEAT BURGERS

BBQ season is coming and it’s time to freshen up your sun kissed meat feasts. Please your guests with our new sausage burger packed with sweetness from the beautiful in season apricots, topped off with a fried egg. What could be more indulgent? Ingredients serves 4 8 medium good quality plain sausages 4 fresh apricots…

STRAWBERRY AND LIME CORNMEAL CAKE

This cake is made using cornmeal, with no added flour which has created this delicious gluten free treat. With the citrus lime throughout the sponge as you bite through some delicious chunky strawberries is enough to tickle anyone’s taste buds. It may take a few hours but what you are left with is a moist…

CHARRED ASPARAGUS WITH BRANDY PEPPER HOLLANDAISE SAUCE

If you are feeling a little fancy and want to wow your guests with an appetiser that packs a punch, then this is the perfect choice! Charred asparagus is something of magic on its own but with the double dip of the hollandaise sauce followed by the rosemary and nigella seed bread crumbs, there won’t…

TOMATO AND COURGETTE TORTILLA CALZONE

Experimenting this weekend has been fun and there has been a few good results. One being the tortilla Calzone; a quick and tasty pizza alternative with as many fillings as you can possibly conjure up! For our filling, we came up with a fresh and tasty mixture using courgettes and tomatoes. It is the perfect…

PEA AND RICOTTA STUFFED CHICKEN WITH PUY LENTILS

We all want that healthy meal that is still packed with flavour and this is just one of them. A little naughty with the bacon but this dish is packed with goodness from the peas, lean chicken to the beautiful roasted veg with lentils. Just a little prep to do and then the rest just…

PLUM AND ALE BRAISED BEEF WITH GNOCCHI

This is comfort food at its best. Sweet braised beef with lovely light and fluffy gnocchi, garnished with spring onion and cucumber to bring that spring freshness to cut through the richness of the dish. It’s the perfect Sunday alternative to the usual roast. Just throw all of the ingredients together and braise for 4-5…

EASTER ETON MESS

These desserts are easy and fun to make. They are a fantastic treat for kids but us adults can enjoy them too! Little chocolate meringue nests, topped with cream, strawberries and mini eggs! Make these little indulgent treats this weekend to get you in the Easter spirit. Ingredients (serves 4) 200ml double cream 1 pack…

BROWN BUTTER HAKE WITH CHIVE NEW POTATOES

Easter is here and we have the perfect Good Friday treat! Hake is a fantastic fish, which has a similar flavour to Cod and is great this time of year. New potatoes are back to their best and go great with some freshly cut chives. Finish with a little aioli and you have a posh…

HALLOUMI, ROAST PEPPER AND SPINACH SALAD

Spring is here and a new batch of ingredients are at their best. I love spinach in a salad and it has a whole different flavour when it’s cooked. Peppers are coming and bring a lovely sweetness when roasted. Halloumi just works so well in the salad with its salty goodness. ingredients (serves 3-4) 3…

SPRING ONION, PORK AND TOMATO LINGUINE

Who doesn’t like pasta with a simple yet tasty sauce. Spring onions are in season and have a wonderful flavour which goes so well with the pork. You could mistake it for an Asian dish visually but taste wise, it has that Italian touch. Finish with some Parmesan cheese and you have a pasta dish…