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...
Courgettes, tomatoes and mint

Courgettes, tomatoes 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...

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...

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...
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...