Category: Starters

Wiltshire Chilli Farm: Goat’s Cheese and Red Onion Tart

Wiltshire Chilli Farm: Goat’s Cheese and Red Onion Tart

In collaboration with Wiltshire Chilli Farm Goat’s Cheese and Red Onion Tart Whilst I tend to cook a lot from scratch, I have been known to have the occasional cheat meal and not feel at all guilty about it. Puff pastry is one such cheat. […]

Grilled Sweet Corn with Feta, Chilli, Sumac and Yoghurt

Grilled Sweet Corn with Feta, Chilli, Sumac and Yoghurt

Hands up if when you were a child you used to eat corn on the cob like a typewriter cartoon-style? I did, and whilst I may not eat it like this nowadays, I still like to get stuck in with my hands and nibble on […]

Padrón Peppers with Feta Cheese

Padrón Peppers with Feta Cheese

Padron peppers are the Russian Roulette of the pepper world. It is claimed that one in ten of the usually mild pepper are super hot. To be honest I’ve eaten loads and have only ever had a hot one on one or two occasions, so […]

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 […]

ActiFry Recipe: Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

ActiFry Recipe: Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

Commissioned Post 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 […]

Asparagus and Sauce Gribiche with Smoked Anchovies

Asparagus and Sauce Gribiche with 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 […]

Recipe: Roscoff Pink Onion Soup

Recipe: Roscoff Pink Onion Soup

It’s not often I get an invite to attend a cocktail party for an onion, and probably wouldn’t have given it a second glance. But this onion was to travel from Brittany to London aboard the Etoile du Roy, a Nelson-age replica ship and the […]

Mini Goats Cheese Frittata with Roasted Red Pepper and Onion

Mini Goats Cheese Frittata with Roasted Red Pepper and Onion

I’ve been having random little chats with a goat on Twitter – no, I’m not crazy (well, maybe just a little). Her name is Ethel and she is one of five goats that help to produce Capricorn Somerset Goats Cheese.  She’s set a number of […]