Cool days and nights where you are? A mug of smoked fish chowder will see you right.
When that cold wind blows, reach for the soup pot!
A sprinkle of spicy chorizo crumb gives Ilaria’s soup a bit of oomph!
Fried potatoes, smoked fish, herbs and flowing egg yolks equals a certain kind of deliciousness that you might think is the domain of Sunday cafés offering brunch. Nah! It’s so easy to make at home.
Nip Nip Nip …yep forest floor activity all around, mushrooms popping up, time to grab some!
Sometimes I yearn for something hot and cheesy, all sort of melty and dribbly. Any old mushrooms on toast won’t do. I’m after the no-compromise, flavour-packed, cheesy, melty richer-than-rich version. Yeah. Brilliant. Just make these, you’ll have no regrets.
Lunch or just a munch – this’ll hit the spot!
The salty zing of capers gives these toasts a flavour kick
Pears and beetroot, walnuts and blue cheese, edible flowers and salad leaves …mmmm
Crunchy crust, melting cheese … need I say more?
Tomatoes – baked until bursting with their own sweet juices.
Pomegranate molasses adds an intriguing sweet spicy flavour and hint of sourness that lifts this lamb filling out of the ordinary.
Don’t add anything else to this salad, nor leave anything out. Just make it and eat it and let yourself be seduced.
Introducing my roast pumpkin and pear salad – possibly one of the most delicious combinations of fruit and veg ever.
Harissa’s a hot little devil – add as much or as little as you dare!
Deep dark mysterious tomatoes from the Crimea meet sticky black garlic from New Zealand. Wham! Love at first bite!
Think Greek! Retsina if you must (or a good Rosé!), sun, sizzling eggplant, big red juicy tomatoes, dried oregano … mmmm, makes you want to go there.
Bring on the blackboy peaches … this salad is a sensation!
Oh-la-la French heirlooms to ignite the palate!
Rocking those colours of the Italian flag!
Aunt Ruby’s German Green – shock your auntie with a smattering of jalapeno and white nectarine on a bed of sliced green tomatoes.
Tigerella tomatoes – tame the stripes and stick these ones onto char-grilled sundried sourdough bread for a feastette.
Corn doused with lemon-infused oil and imbued with a hint of smoke is downright delicious. Get on to it!
Caesar Salad? I’m doing it my way!
Lamb burgers tanked up with red wine, feta and spices taste pretty good big or small.
Bright and in your face – yep, that’s where you want this salad!