Egg Custard Recipe

This egg custard recipe is a never fail. Seasoned cooks may (like I did when I first made it) question the method and wonder if it will actually work, but it always produces a smooth creamy result. And, as a bonus, there is no double boiler or straining through a sieve which will save you […]

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 […]

Bircher Muesli

Bircher Muesli is a very delicious, healthy and nutritious way to start your day! Try out this quick and easy bircher muesli recipe and see what you think (any left overs can be kept in the fridge for a few days). NB. This bircher muesli recipe needs to stand overnight to soften the oats, so […]

Pineapple and Passionfruit (Fridge Set) Tart Recipe

This pineapple and passionfruit tart recipe reminds me so much of my childhood. It is a little retro (think prawn cocktail era), and mum used to make it quite often when she had a dinner party, and was quite proud of it too! If we behaved ourselves whilst the guests were there, we were allowed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quick & Easy Orange Cupcake Recipe

This has got to be the quickest, easiest cupcake recipe ever! Use a food processor or large blender and you can literally have these cupcakes in the oven in 5 minutes, perfect if you want to play the domestic god/goddess, without the hassle. I have made these cupcakes for birthdays, baby showers and Easter celebrations […]