Leaf wrapped stuffed salmon

Leaf wrapped stuffed salmon

By Stephen John Salmon has long enjoyed well-deserved regard among foodies as one of life’s great delicacies. Even with the general public who usually prefer beef to fish, salmon has become very popular. Salmon in itself is considered a healthy dish, but you can enjoy...

Moroccan Style Quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is often thought to be a grain but in fact it is a highly nutritious seed from the Andes. This dish can be made as vegetarian (and more authentically Moroccan) if you leave out the bacon – but it is a delicious addition for those of...
New (oldish) greens

New (oldish) greens

It’s always interesting to find a new product, especially when it’s a new kind of vegetable! Yes while strolling though Mark & Spencer picking up some ingredients for a Sunday roast, I noticed a pack marked “flower sprout” I had never heard of this before. Further...
Please sir can I have some more?

Please sir can I have some more?

I don’t know if you missed this recent article on the BBC news website, because it certainly caught my attention. It was in the business section titled “Kidz Breakfast: Giant breakfast boosts cafe’s business”, I must say I was intrigued. It appears a café in...
Apricot and chocolate bars

Apricot and chocolate bars

Preheat oven to 180C Ingredients 150g plain flour 1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda 75g porridge oats 140g soft brown sugar 75g soft butter 75g chocolate chips Apricot jam Method Sieve flour and bicarbonate into a bowl stir in the porridge oats Beat together sugar and butter...

Roasted asparagus with sunblush tomatoes

Visiting the South of England Show last weekend, I was amazed at the Asparagus Stand.   Alongside the asparagus they were selling was a wild fresh garlic pesto which was delicious.  And they were advocating eating it with roasted asparagus. Here’s my take on...