MINI GOATS CHEESE SOUFFLES

Mini goats cheese soufflés are quick and easy to make, and can be a tasty edition to your cheese board or, you could tart them up with some chutneys and serve as a canape. You can use any kind of cheese but we found the soft goats cheese works really well! We’re certain you won’t…

FIG, BACON AND GOATS CHEESE TART

This will honestly take you less than half hour, until you are chomping your way to mouth-watering ecstasy. The combination of ingredients along with a few extras not mentioned in the title; red onion, pine nuts and balsamic glaze, combined together with the puff pastry is the perfect snack. You could even make smaller, bite…

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER HOUMOUS

For all you cauliflower lovers, this might just be the ultimate dip you have been searching for. Sesame and cauliflower goes very well and blitzed in with the chickpeas, we ended up with something quite special. Try this out for your next guests instead of buying in the boring old shop bought houmous. Ingredients 200g…

ROSEMARY AND BLACK PEPPER BURGERS

This years summer has been so good to us that we need some fresh ideas for the barbecue. Rosemary, most commonly known for lamb is actually just as tasty with beef. Lots of black pepper and some extra mature cheddar cheese make these burgers fit for the summer. imgredients makes 6 1.2kg mince beef (10%fat)…

PIMM’S ICE LOLLIES

This summer has been great to us, so what better way to celebrate this by doing our two favourite things – drinking and cooling down. These pimm’s ice lollies will do just that! ingredients makes 6 100ml pimm’s 50ml summer fruits squash 150ml lemonade 12 strawberries 6 1/2cm cucumber slices 6 ice lollie molds Method…

GUACAMOLE POTATO SALAD

Behold the potato salad you need to be making this summer! Fresh, zingy and perfect for a BBQ. We served ours up with some Mexican style corn for a light veggie treat in the heat. You can eat it served hot or cold, it’s great either way. Ingredients 600g new potatoes 2 large avocados 1…

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…

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…

BOMBAY SWEDE

Behold Bombay swede, just as tasty and a whole lot healthier. For that little less guilty home made ‘takeaway’. Ingredients (serves 6 as a side dish) 1 heaped tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp turmeric 2 cloves garlic (finely sliced) 1 thumb sized piece of ginger (finely sliced)…