Category Archives: Recipes

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

There are loads of food events going on up and down the country all throughout the year, but the London Produce Show is the one I most look forward to. It’s primarily a global trade event, but you get to see the up and coming trends within the fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers industry. Continue reading

ActiFry Recipe: Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

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I’ve been eyeing up Tefal’s low-fat fryer, ActiFry, since it first came out back in 2009. But with a retail price of over two hundred pounds I just couldn’t justify shelling out that much for one. There are now several models on the market and I recently got given the latest one to try, the Actifry Smart XL with Bluetooth. Continue reading

Asparagus and Sauce Gribiche with Smoked Anchovies

Asparagus

Asparagus with Sauce Gribiche and Smoked Anchovies

British Asparagus is currently in season, so there’s no better time to make use of this glorious vegetable whilst they are at their peak. I love its versatility and one of my favourite ways to eat it is lightly charred on a griddle pan, which wake up the bitter, sweet, flavours. I also love it with the French mayonnaise-style egg sauce, Sauce Gribiche. Continue reading

Krombacher-Battered Calamari

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Krombacher-Battered Calamari

Calamari is a dish that I often choose if I see it on the menu. It works as a delicious starter or tasty pub snack. Just imagine you’re sat in a beer garden with the sun beaming down eating these delicious morsels of seafood with a cool glass of beer – pure joy. It’s also really easy to make and I’ve added a twist to the recipe by using beer – a Krombacher Pils. Continue reading

Recipe: Turkish-Style Eggs with Wild Garlic Pesto

Turkish Eggs

Turkish-Style Eggs with Wild Garlic Pesto

Psst! I know where you can get free food. You can find it in most woodlands and riverbanks around the UK at this time of year. Can you guess what it is? Wild garlic. Wild garlic belongs to the chive family and has a soft garlicky taste and you can eat both its leaves and flowers. It’s easy to identify and ripe for the picking – go forage for some. Continue reading