New (oldish) greens

Flower Sprouts

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 reading confirmed this is … [Read more...]

Courgettes, tomatoes and mint

courgette and mint

This makes about 4 portions and can be served hot or cold. It will keep well in the fridge for up to 4 days too - or you could freeze. Goes well with meat or fish.  Use small green, yellow courgettes.  Scoop out seeds if the courgettes are large. Ingredients 700g courgettes 1 medium … [Read more...]

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 roasted … [Read more...]

New Potatoes

I love this time of year, Jersey Royals and other new potatoes hit the High Street. They are so versatile. Some different recipes for you to try Hasselbacks Ingredients 36 even-sized new potatoes - all scrubbed and clean Knob of butter Dash of olive oil Sea salt Preparation Preheat oven to … [Read more...]

Couscous

couscous

Two words – couscous  So good they named it twice?  It's an easy grain to for quick cooking Couscous cakes are a great school lunch pack filler. Prepare 125g cous cous with 150 ml of boiling stock. Stir in 2 beaten eggs then make 6 patties.  Fry in a little oil for 203 minutes on each side … [Read more...]