This low maintenance chicken parm will quickly become your go to weeknight supper.
In sad news; summer is over. In happy news; butternut squash season is upon us. A vegetable that truly is as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the stomach. I am serving it up simply today; roasted, tossed in a sage brown butter and enjoyed with good quality pasta. When the … Continue reading Sage Brown Butter and Butternut Squash Fusilli
Cheese and carbs, does it get better? Bread is an essential element of most of our diets yet the baking of it is hardly a common place activity. I suspect that this is because many people are scared of yeast; unsure of what is is, how to activate it, where to buy it etc. In … Continue reading Cheese and Thyme Soda Bread
Food for the eyes as well as the mouth. This vibrant and tangy curry makes for the perfect 20 minute supper. The delicate flavour of the sea bream is the perfect foil for the aromatic heat of the curry sauce and it is wonderfully easy to make. Serve with fluffy jasmine rice if you are … Continue reading Red Thai Curry with Crispy Sesame Sea Bream
Adding elegance to a classic. In England we can generally expect our summer to consist of one week of heat in May where our sun burn lasts longer than the sun itself. This year however we have been well and truly spoilt by a four month heatwave; beautiful lustrous days followed by balmy nights sipping … Continue reading Stuffed Aubergine Parmigiana
Today I am celebrating one of Italy's greatest gifts: ravioli. The beauty of Italian food is in the simple use of good quality ingredients: I made my recipe for ravioli with this mantra in mind. The filling is ricotta whipped up with lemon zest and a little seasoning and then the pasta is bathed in … Continue reading Lemon Ricotta Ravioli with Mint Butter
When the weather is warm the only thing that can truly sate me is a long, refreshing beverage. I still remember the first time I sipped on a peach ice tea. I was on holiday in Austria with my family, we had just gone white water rafting and it was blisteringly hot. To my nine … Continue reading Peach Ice Tea
A simple but effective crowd pleaser. So today's recipe is British interpretation of The Mediterranean's dolma - stuffed vine leaves. As I do not have vine leaves to hand I have settled for stuffed cabbage leaves which, though they may sound less glamorous, are equally delicious. I promise! This is a wonderful meal to serve … Continue reading Pork and Thyme Stuffed Cabbage Leaves with a Smooth Tomato Sauce