Winter cooking classes

My next round of classes include some beauties – slow cooking, winter pasta and rustic dishes – all just the ticket for this time of year. As on all classes, you will get a full taste of all the dishes, be served some fabulous wines, and come away with a great set of recipes having […]

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Pea soup

Pea Soup with Spicy Sprinkle

Layers of flavour are created quickly in this soup, but the crowning glory is the thick creamy yoghurt which melts into the soup and its sprinkle of spice. Perfect for cold nights, and quick to make, but, and this is what makes the soup interesting, a small snifter served in sweltering weather is also a winner.

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Maple syrup

Maple Syrup

Want to use less sugar in baking? Substitute maple syrup for sugar … just make sure you use the real thing.

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Pear with leaf


Pears are often overlooked for novel or exotic fruit and I reckon it’s because we’ve lost the art of ripening them and we’re eating them hard.

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