Greek Lemon Chicken Salad

Greek Lemon Chicken Salad This salad brings together some delicious flavours of Greece in a dish that is super tasty, fresh and easy to prepare! Serves 4 Prep time:  15 minutes (1-hour marinating time) Cooking time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients 50ml olive oil 4 garlic cloves, peeled & crushed ¼ tsp cracked pepper Pinch […]

Chocolate Orange Biscuits

Chocolate Orange Biscuits These are my husband’s ultimate favourite biscuits, they are a perfect accompaniment for a coffee break!  Absolutely deliciously moreish….! Makes 15-20 Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 20-25 minutes Ingredients 350g self-raising flour Pinch of salt 200g caster sugar 1 tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 100g […]

Peaches and Cream – Literally

This new and “improved” peaches and cream recipe might not have tasted any better than the classic, but at least it was more complicated. Turns out that a splash of cold, fresh cream is all that sweet, ripe peaches need, which is probably why no one ever cooks it first […]

Fresh Corn & Smoked Salmon Flatbread Recipe

I always crave pizza but I am trying to cut back on carbs, so when I saw little street taco sized whole wheat tortillas at the store, I was inspired to revisit a recipe I created a few years back for Whole Wheat Mini Pizzas. This time I went in […]

The Best Potato Salad

The Best Potato Salad Potato salad is a summer favourite and easy to rustle up.  I have made many variations but this has to be the best – it is so tasty and simple to make! Serves 4 Prep time:  10 minutes (plus cooling time) Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 500g New Potatoes, […]

Chicken, Avocado & Pancetta Salad

Chicken, Avocado & Pancetta Salad This chicken salad recipe is the perfect summertime light bite.  The chicken & pancetta give depth of flavour and the lettuce, avocado and tomato give it freshness, finished with homemade honey & mustard dressing. Delicious! Serves 2 Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes […]

Ten Grapes to Know Book Review

Over time I’ve tried selling wine books back at a used bookstore with very little success. I’m sorry to say it’s because many wine books just aren’t that good and quickly become out of date. Sure there are some exceptions, but it can be hard to find a book that […]

Summer Sausage – Winter Isn’t Coming

Traditionally, summer sausage is made, and cured in the winter, so that it’s ready to enjoy during the summer, but unless you have some sort of time machine, we’re going to have to settle on this easy, and much faster, shortcut method. Despite only taking a few days, this really […]

Roquefort Stuffed Burgers

Roquefort Stuffed Burgers If you love blue cheese, you will love these burgers stuffed with Roquefort cheese.  They are absolutely delicious as you get a great taste of oozing blue cheese in every mouthful.  Ideal recipe for a summer barbecue! Serves 6 Prep time:  10 minutes (1-2 hours chill time) Cooking time: 10-15 […]

Piri Piri Chicken

Piri Piri Chicken This recipe is inspired by my recent trip to Portugal.  This recipe is easy to make and it tastes so good – increase the spice to suit your taste! Serves 4 Prep time:  10 minutes plus marinating time Cooking time: 45 minutes Ingredients For the marinade 1 red chilli, […]

Portuguese Tarts

Portuguese Tarts This recipe is inspired by my recent trip to Portugal where I became addicted to Pasteis da Nata.  These flaky, crispy custard tarts flavoured with lemon and cinnamon are absolutely delicious! Serves 12 Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 x 375g sheet all-butter puff pastry Melted […]

Broad Bean, New Potato & Tuna Salad

Broad Bean, New Potato & Tuna Salad If you’re looking for a flavourful, mayonnaise-free, potato salad recipe, this potato salad recipe will not disappoint! Bright, flavour-packed potato salad with tuna, broad beans, and tomatoes. A wonderful summer salad! Serves 4 Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients 500g new potatoes, halved […]