Read moreYou will taste the sunshine in this sumptuous shortbread.
This recipe came from a good friend Keith Dalton and his wife, Encarna. The couple live in southern Spain, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Keith used to help out at the Bath Pig, offering free advice, comment and the occasional family recipe. This one is based on a very traditional...
I grew up on a fruit farm so every summer was a soft fruit
bonanza. Nothing can compare to fruit freshly picked and eaten in the field. Good food was central to our household with lots of recipe books and cooking going on. We always ate well and soft fruit was always on the menu. We had a fruit...
This recipe was inspired by a love of oriental cooking and many happy visits to good Chinese restaurants. The wonderful combination of lusciously soft pork with crunchy crackling, and rice mixed with a delicious sauce, all then topped with fiery chilli oil, keeps me returning to...
Read moreThe Mediterranean-style stuffing gives this classic roast chicken a flavour-packed punch.
I have been making my mum’s sweet pastry ever since I was a nipper. This is a delicious teatime treat for young and old! Experiment by using different kings of apples in the autumn when there are so many varieties around to try.
This dish reminds me of the sun blushed shores of the
Mediterranean. There are certain vegetables that seem to be made to go together and artichokes and broad beans, which come into season at around the same time, are one such pair.
This recipe is based on one that Joyce Molyneux used to cook as a
vegetarian main course at the Carved Angel in Dartmouth when I was lucky enough to work there. It has developed over the years by the increasing addition of celeriac when celery was not around. Every year when I go home to...
Try this fabulous, easy recipe for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Cooked Jersey Royal potatoes are sautéed with bacon, spring onions and cherry tomatoes, then finished off with chopped fresh parsley and a perfect poached egg.Read more
The oysters are gratinated with a crisp mix of fresh herbs, savoury biscuit crumbs and Jersey Blue soft cheese. The creamy and slight tangy taste accentuates the salty ozone flavour of the Jersey oysters. This recipe also uses a continental style blonde ale as the base for a refreshing dressing.
The real secret of a great omelette is not just the eggs, nor the is really special. Making an omelette is an art, and one to be taken seriously. size of the pan, but actually the butter. The famous Omelette de la Mère Poulard from Normandy boasts whisking the yolks and whites separately and...
Sweet Freedom turns these flapjacks into a healthy, nutritious, lower calorie treat.Read more
Suzie Banks is a food writer who specialises in developing healthy recipes and recipes that are free from gluten, wheat and dairy.
Sweet Freedom is a healthier, lower calorie alternative to sugar made 100% from fruit (just apples, grapes and carob) and yet it tastes just like sugar. There are two...Read more
This deliciously different way to serve chicken drumsticks would
be perfect for a supper dish, served with a baked potato and salad, or as part of a lunchbox. When my children were younger it used to be their Friday school treat, with celery sticks, cherry tomatoes and Little Gem lettuce hearts....
This dish is traditionally known as chicken with forty cloves of garlic. Cooked in this way the garlic becomes mild and sweet, with a smooth, buttery texture. Serve it with creamy mashed potatoes to soak up the garlicky juices.
I may seem a little old-fashioned in that I don’t use a mixer but make my cake in a big mixing bowl – most modern mixers aren’t big enough to accommodate the ingredients of a big Christmas cake anyway, and it’s such a pain washing them. Our children have always liked to be included in any...