FishFoodStarters

Salmon Rillettes

Salmon rillettes are a delicious salmon spread, almost like a paté but much thicker, made using fresh and smoked salmon. Traditional rillettes were made with long, slow-cooked meat from pork, rabbit or goose and then shredded and mashed with fat to produce a spread. These rillettes are really easy to make and are a very welcome meal for any time of the day, either as a starter or on its own with…
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Mussel Pot With Tangy Tomato And Ginger Sauce

Salmon Gravlax Appetizer

FoodSauces and Condiments

Apple And Pear Chutney Is A Perfect Marriage

With a consistency halfway between a jam and a relish, chutney is a condiment that goes terrifically well with meat dishes to add a bit of sweetness, a little sourness and a hint of spice. Chutney originated in India where it was served with curries but has since morphed into many different varieties enjoyed across the world. This chutney is at its very best with roast pork but you’ll find…
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Pickled Onions

Mouth-puckering Lemon Curd

FishFoodStarters

Fresh Oysters With 5 Zingy Dressings

Fresh oysters are a perfect starter for a special occasion or celebration. These dressings aren’t meant to be cooked but are a perfect way to cut through the creaminess of fresh oysters and to add a zing to complement their natural flavour. Get your oysters shucked for you at your local fish market, place them on a large serving dish on a bed of crushed ice, spoon over a mix of the bright…
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Mussel Pot With Tangy Tomato And Ginger Sauce

Salmon Gravlax Appetizer

FoodStarters

Rich Butternut Soup

Butternut soup is creamy, thick, smooth, silky, nutty, healthy, satisfying and easy to make. When those cooler evenings start, butternut soup with its sunny orange colour is the perfect way to warm up your mood and the cold. Need a starter that’ll get spoons dipping as soon as the bowls arrive? This is it. Looking for a main that’s light and filling at the same time? Ladle a few extra…
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Salmon Gravlax Appetizer

Salmon Rillettes

FoodMeat

Fragrant Butter Chicken

Because it’s a mild curry that’s more about flavour than heat, butter chicken is probably the most popular curry dish in the world. Originating in Delhi in India, the chicken is cooked to tender perfection, drenched in a rich buttery sauce, soaked in a unique blend of spices. It’s a delicious alternative to grilled or roast chicken and doesn’t take much more time to…
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Sticky Finger Licking Spare Ribs

Lasagne Has To Be The King of Soul Food

FoodStarters

Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia

Focaccia is a divine oven-baked Italian flatbread made with olive oil, quite similar in style to pizza dough. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, focaccia is a popular appetiser because it’s light, easily shareable and a great starter on its own or dipped in olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar. Rosemary focaccia is a simple and delicious classic that you can dress up or down every…
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Salmon Gravlax Appetizer

Salmon Rillettes

FishFood

Chorizo And Lemon Prawns

Prawns, prawns, prawns! How do we love thee, let us count the ways. There’s nothing more tasty and rewarding to make than succulent fresh prawns. They allow you to capture a taste of the sea and turn a simple meal into a masterpiece in just a few minutes. By combining its fleshy sweetness with the acidity of lemon and spice of chorizo, this meal is a vibrant, tangy combination that you can…
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Sticky Finger Licking Spare Ribs

Mussel Pot With Tangy Tomato And Ginger Sauce

FoodLight Meals and Snacks

Muesli Breakfast Bars

Mornings are sometimes such a rush and these muesli bars are easy to make and ready to go. You only need one hand to eat them and you can munch on the run. Apart from that, they’re a healthy breakfast option and will keep your hunger at bay right through to lunchtime. They’re perfect snacks to add to a school lunchbox, as part of a work lunch, or to take on a picnic or hike. And in…
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Rich Butternut Soup

Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia

FoodSweets and Desserts

Best Banana Bread

Banana bread is something no home should be without. If you have kids around, expect it to disappear in a day or two. Unlike its savoury brown and white bread cousins, this loaf is really half-cake. It’s moist, sweet and keeps you pretty full for a long time, so it works just as well for breakfast on its own, as a dessert with custard, or anytime snack plain or toasted. Almost everyone grew…
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Blissful Blackberry Mousse

How to Make Clotted Cream at Home

FoodSweets and Desserts

How to Make Clotted Cream at Home

Clotted cream is a silky, rich, yellow cream with a distinctive crust on the surface and a sweetish taste. While some cream may be poured or spooned on, clotted cream can only ever be spread or dolloped in blobs and globs that leave sticky trails everywhere. If it’s not thick enough to see your teeth marks after tucking into it, it’s just not proper clotted cream. There’s…
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Blissful Blackberry Mousse

Best Banana Bread