Recipes

31 10, 2014

Know and love your herbs – Sage

2017-12-21T19:45:41+00:00

Sage bushes are blooming in my garden, it's time to remind ourselves what a healing herb sage really is! Sage is commonly used as a culinary herb but there certainly is nothing 'common' about its medicinal powers! To start with, its Latin name, Salvia, is derived from the word salvere, ‘to be saved” as a [...]

Know and love your herbs – Sage 2017-12-21T19:45:41+00:00
30 09, 2014

Top 5 delicious and nutritious salad recipes

2017-12-22T19:38:16+00:00

Salad is such a versatile food that can serve as either a side or main dish depending on the ingredients. You can make delicious and nutritious salads any way you like from simple vegetable one to the main meal varieties by adding cheese, meat, grains or nuts. Having a healthy, homemade dressing is important as [...]

Top 5 delicious and nutritious salad recipes 2017-12-22T19:38:16+00:00
8 07, 2014

Dinner recipe: Baked salmon with goats cheese and salad

2017-11-26T02:00:58+00:00

Delicious and easy baked salmon dish served with goats cheese and a salad made of roasted pumpkin, baby spinach and rocket leaves plus steamed broccolini. Makes 2 servings 2 salmon fillets 100g of soft goats cheese Handful of baby spinach leaves Handful of rocket leaves 1 bunch of broccolini 3-4 slices of roasted pumpkin Salt, [...]

Dinner recipe: Baked salmon with goats cheese and salad 2017-11-26T02:00:58+00:00
29 11, 2013

Sauerkraut: how to make your own plus sauerkraut recipe

2017-12-18T11:48:52+00:00

I have been making sauerkraut for many years using my Dad’s delicious and unique recipe – my family used to make it together and in large quantities. It was fun and making it always brings fond childhood memories for me. Having made the sauerkraut once, you will see how easy is to make it and [...]

Sauerkraut: how to make your own plus sauerkraut recipe 2017-12-18T11:48:52+00:00
5 01, 2013

Lunch recipe: Onion, Fennel and Lavender Tarts

2017-12-22T19:49:49+00:00

Onion, fennel and lavender tarts These unusual and mouth-watering tartlets make an appealing light lunch meal served with a green salad (rocket, baby spinach, lettuce mix etc plus olive oil dressing with lemon and balsamic vinegar). Fragrant lavender combines perfectly with the aromatic flavour of fennel and mildly flavoured red onion. Fresh fennel is an [...]

Lunch recipe: Onion, Fennel and Lavender Tarts 2017-12-22T19:49:49+00:00
17 08, 2012

Almond Mandarin Cake recipe: gluten free and delicious!

2017-12-22T21:31:06+00:00

This almond mandarin cake recipe has been my favourite dessert recipe for a long time. It's such a pleasure to savour the juicy mandarins when they are in season but the cake is also delicious if made with oranges or blood oranges instead. Everyone who tried it loved it and asked for the recipe! It [...]

Almond Mandarin Cake recipe: gluten free and delicious! 2017-12-22T21:31:06+00:00
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