You could liken this to a Bloody Mary, a hangover cure, but it is fab on a really hot day, no hangover required!
Rich, yes. Gorgeous, YES! Sweet corn caramelised on a barbecue then slathered with tarragon butter & mayo, and dusted with parmesan, cumin & smoked paprika, served with lime wedges, is a winner!
Truly Holy Guacamole! A good chunky guac topped with hot-smoked salmon, preserved lemons and lime leaf fluff. Far out!
This is always a crowd pleaser. Ramp it up a notch with lemon oil, green chilli and spiced rockmelon seeds!
Chilled, juicy and sweet, watermelon is the quintessential summer snack.
Snip, snip, snip those noodles (don’t get caught!). Long noodles, long life.. but who cares ’cause short noodles are easier to eat!
Bake a batch of these bad boys, grab some olives, good bread, tomatoes – that kind of thing – and have an easy summer feast!
What to serve with this fresh and crunchy salad? I’d go for fish, steamed, barbecued, fried, baked, any which way you like.
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Homemade burgers made from scratch, (by that I mean making your own mince) are sensational.
Here’s a quickie for midweek. Team these peppers with a grain salad and leafy greens for a healthy meal.
Good old tray bake – you’ll be my friend again in 2018.
All your medicine in a pearly white clove: antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, anti-fungal, antioxidant = GARLIC.
This is loosely modelled on a typical salad you might find around Nice … but there’s a bit of a leap of faith here.
A little creative plating can help expensive berries feed many mouths … and it looks so festive!
Beautifully pink and juicy barbecued lamb … it doesn’t get much better than this.
Get a bit of a Spanish sizzle going on the grill for a tasty start to any meal. Yes!
Never throw out a cooked potato – look at what you can do with them!
What’s essential for a dish like this is starting with a superior chicken that has pecked around the grass and had a good time on this earth.
Ho-Ho-Ho, are you after a non trad Xmas dish? Try this one.
Cute little butterkin … it doesn’t know whether it’s a butternut or a pumpkin, but who cares, it tastes delicious!
Summer in a mouthful! Sweet, tangy, fruity, GORGEOUS!
Rock that stone fruit! Baking in a fruity white wine makes even unripe fruit taste half decent!
Got a bunch of too-firm nectarines, or fruit that makes your mouth pucker? Deal to them this way and you’ll be back for seconds.
Adding plenty of chives and lashings of butter to new potatoes and asparagus makes them more than fit for the Christmas table. But why wait until then?
Colourful, crunchy, juicy, tangy and with a balanced minty ginger bite, a bowl of fresh fruit salad is the perfect end to a summer’s meal.