Basil Pesto – “Pesto Alla Genovese”

A great easy recipe that is bursting with freshness. Pesto is perfect for smearing on crusty bread, dolloping on pizza just as it comes out of the oven, or stirring through fresh pasta. Or thin the pesto with extra olive oil and use it as a dressing for a salad of ripe juicy tomatoes and […]

Quick & Easy Mayonnaise Mussels

A fabulous dish to share with the one you love, or make double and feed a crowd! Serve with plenty of toasted crusty bread (with butter!) and a large leafy green salad. Quick & Easy Mayonnaise Mussel Recipe Ingredients 1 egg yolk 1 tbsp dijon or French mustard 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp white […]

Ricotta, Pesto and Roasted Vegetable Tart Recipe

A quick and nutritious recipe that makes for a great vegetarian dinner for when you fancy a night off from meat. The quantities in this recipe will serve approximately 4 as a main course and 6 as an entree or light lunch with salad and bread. Ricotta, Pesto and Roasted Vegetable Tart Recipe Ingredients 2 […]

Caramelised Onion, Goats Cheese and Thyme Tart

As Spring warms up and heads into Summer, now is the perfect time for light, delicious lunch dishes served outdoors and shared with friends. This caramelised onion, goats cheese and thyme tart fits the bill perfectly, and is ideal served with crusty bread, a crisp, refreshing white wine and a large green salad. This tart […]

Smoked Trout and Avocado Salad Recipe

If you are organised enough to plan meals ahead for the week, make this dish the night after you have had a roast. Make extra roast potato slices, steamed asparagus and/or green beans and then allow to cool, ready for the salad the next night. This recipe is also great for weekend lunches (lovely with […]

Seafood Bouillebaisse Soup Recipe

This is a wonderful French classic. Don’t be put off by cooking seafood, it really is quite simple, and makes a lovely meal. Start to finish will probably take you around 30-40 minutes (including all of the preparation). Make sure that you use the freshest and in season seafood and other ingredients to produce the […]

Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas: Asian Style Steamed Fish Parcels Recipe

Given that the steamed fish parcels recipe was such a success (perfect Monday night dinner for when you don’t know what to cook; quick, easy, healthy and delicious), we have done another steamed fish parcel recipe, but this time with an asian slant. Delicious served over steamed rice with steamed asian greens. Asian Style Steamed […]

Quick & Easy Lebanese Style Garlic Dip Recipe

This is a great easy dip recipe, that goes really well with hot or cold veggies (raw carrot, steamed broccoli/cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, raw celery sticks, baby radishes etc), and can be made in minutes. Quick & Easy Lebanese Style Garlic Dip Recipe Ingredients 1 small tub plain natural/greek style yoghurt 1/2 clove garlic, very finely […]

Mediterranean Style Whole Baked Snapper Recipe

This is quite quick to whip up and makes a very impressive (yet very easy) table centre piece for a dinner party. I made this for lunch on Fathers Day recently, and everyone said it was delicious! Mediterranean Style Whole Baked Snapper Recipe Ingredients 1 x 2kg whole fresh snapper, gutted, cleaned and scaled (your […]

Man Proof Macaroni Cheese With Pumpkin Recipe

This was a recipe I emailed to PS when I was going to be working late, and he wanted something easy to cook (that the child would actually eat!). It is completely man-proof and 100% tested on mine! And yes, if you are wondering, the child did actually eat it; there was even that rare […]