Look for tangy apricots, not sweet ones, because it is that tang that gives this tart the X-factor.
Category: Special occasions
Finger-food you can feel good about eating.
Dip, dunk, swish, all of that … perfect little dip for crisp vegetables and seafood.
Slow-cooked lamb shoulder that falls apart with a fork and spoon. Gorgeous!
Mid-afternoon miseries? Talk about a wicked pick-me-up …
Beetroot adds such a shock of colour to a table set with nibbles and drinks. Bring it on!
Take a thermos of mulled wine to a picnic and they’ll come running!
There’s nothing like a warming alcoholic drink to kick-start an evening, clear up the snuffles or warm the cockles of your heart on a chilly night. There’s a little bit of magic created when you heat wine with spices and citrus to make mulled wine. Whether you serve it bright and clear, sharp and sweet, […]
Gorgeous goodies from Shared Kitchen – treat yourself, or give away as gifts. Order now for Mother’s Day.
Whoa, steady on! This is rich, as in old-fashioned Frenchified rich, dripping with cream.
Crisp, crunchy, nutty, tangy, all the elements to excite your palate before a fancy-pants dinner.
A finger food that’s hard to resist.
Pears and beetroot, walnuts and blue cheese, edible flowers and salad leaves …mmmm
Don’t add anything else to this salad, nor leave anything out. Just make it and eat it and let yourself be seduced.
There’s plenty to write about pears, and I’ve already done it, so click the link if you want to find out about choosing, storing and preparing them. And check out the different varieties. What I’m showing off here are some great ideas of what to do with pears. I love them with blue cheese and […]
Pretty, summery, fresh and so moreish, a Rosé spritzer will see you drink less alcohol but have double the fun!
Chill out with a jug of icy mint & lemon water
Here’s what to do with those male flowers – you know the ones that don’t produce a vegetable, just a flower. Stuff them with goodness, then stuff them in (your mouth!!!).
Yep, avo and lime will do, but some times you want the whole kit and caboodle!
Make this a ‘go to’ for those times when you want something super tasty, but easy to prepare, to serve as a nibble with drinks.
This is everything a pav should be: crisp shell, marshmallowy centre, mountains of whipped velvety cream and loads of gorgeous berries. Second slice? Why not!
Give you Christmas day roasties a shake up with thyme, preserved lemon and a tangy dressing!
Salty, sweet, tangy and creamy, but not rich … dunk away and feel good about it!
A little blob of yoghurt and mint leaf keeps the fritter flavour clean and bright. You’ll be back for more!
Looking for something easy enough to do mid-week that packs plenty of flavour? Here you go, pork balls with ginger, lime, lemongrass and a smattering of red chilli.
Seal a little chopped preserved lemon inside oysters, dunk them in tempura batter and deep-fry until golden … oh so good!