Breakfast, Brunch, Picnic, Snack

Cheese and bacon muffins

There is nothing as good as a family brunch around the table on Sunday morning. These muffins make a perfect choice and can be served with poached eggs and grilled or slow-roasted tomatoes. This is a lovely recipe for using up that yogurt lurking in the fridge near its sell by date!  ...

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Brunch, Salads, Snack

Slow-roasted tomatoes with herbs

Great to do when there is a glut of our beautiful plump crimson-tomatoes. The tomato is from the Nightshade family. Tomatoes are botanically defined as fruits because they form from a flower and contain seeds but is usually prepared and eaten as a vegetable.Tomatoes are a good dietary...

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Cakes, Desserts, Fruit, Tips

Mini apple, pear and walnut cakes

There are so many recipes for apple cake and all giving different flavours, textures and appearances.This recipe has a very fruity filling and can be served as a cake or a dessert.  A light and moist cake this recipe can be made as a large cake but I like to make individual cakes as they...

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Vegetarian

Spicy Seven Vegetable Quinoa

Quinoa is not actually a grain, but a grain-like seed hailing from South America! Not only does it have a delicious nutty flavour, but it’s healthy, too. It makes a great alternative to rice, millet or other grains.  It pairs well with a wide range of flavours, and it cooks in under...

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