Pasta Dos and Don’ts

Pasta Dos and Don'ts - - , ; - PASTA It is the choosing, rather than the eating of it, that takes the most effort! PASTA DOS • Use high-quality brands: de Cecco, Rummo (sold at Sainsbury's), or Rustichella D'Abruzzo and...

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Orecchiette with Broccoli Sauce, Chilli and Garlic

Orecchiette with Broccoli Sauce, Chilli and Garlic - - Extra-virgin olive oil, cloves of garlic (finely chopped), large red chilli (finely chopped), rosemary (coarsely chopped), broccoli (cut into small florets), good quality dried...

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Roast Squash Salad with Sweet and Sour Onions

ROAST SQUASH SALAD WITH SWEET AND SOUR ONIONS - - butternut squash peeled deseeded (or pumpkin, 850g peeled weight), green or puy lentils, of garlic, bay leaf, extra virgin olive oil + dash for cooking the lentils 50g pine nuts, large red...

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Harissa Carrots

Harissa Carrots - A Moroccan carrot salad with a bit of a kick which can be served as part of a meze starter or goes really well with BBQd meat and fish - carrots (peeled and sliced into 1 cm pieces), clove, ground cumin, Paprika, harissa, red...

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Mint and Pistachio Chocolate Fridge Cake

Mint and Pistachio Chocolate Fridge Cake - - mint-flavored dark chocolate (roughly chopped), dark chocolate, 72% cocoa (roughly chopped), golden syrup, unsalted butter (cut into small cubes), Pinch of salt, dried cherries or cranberries...

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Fennel Basted Pork Chops with Rhubarb

Fennel Basted Pork Chops with Rhubarb - - x 250g pork chops (each around 2.5cm thick), fennel seeds, coriander seeds, ground black peppercorns, Sea salt, butter, olive oil, finely grated and zested, white wine, rhubarb (trimmed and cut into...

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Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto - - wild garlic leaves (washed), Parmesan cheese, toasted pine nuts, good extra virgin olive oil, Lemon juice to taste, Salt and pepper, Thoroughly wash your wild garlic and place in a food processor, blitz until fairly well...

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Millionaire’s Shortbread

Millionaire's Shortbread - - plain flour, unsalted butter (cold, cut into cubes), caster sugar, butter, x 379g can condensed milk, golden syrup, dark chocolate (or a mix of dark and milk, roughly chopped), Preheat the oven to...

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Chorizo and Basil Meatballs with Mozzarella

Chorizo and Basil Meatballs with Mozzarella - - onions (peeled and diced), garlic clove (crushed), tbsp. olive oil, tins chopped tomatoes, tbsp. tomato puree, tbsp. caster sugar, Salt & pepper, chorizo, pork sausagemeat, egg beaten, parmesan...

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