20 Minute Meals (max!) · Basic but Impressive · Cocktail Hour · Party Food · Picnic Inspiration · Plan Ahead · Sauces & Dips

Broadbean and Feta Bruschetta

Great layered up for parties, or deconstructed for picnic ease   Ingredients 1 loaf of fresh French bread 300h broad beans (fresh or frozen) ½ bunch fresh tarragon Olive oil 1 clove garlic 100g feta cheese 4 tbsp natural yogurt Black pepper to season   Method Boil the broad beans for 5-8 minutes, until the… Continue reading Broadbean and Feta Bruschetta

Basic but Impressive · Comfort Food · Meat · Picnic Inspiration · Plan Ahead · Pork

Perfect Flakey Sausage Rolls

Make them big and serve them hot. You can make the puff pastry, or you can cheat. Today, we’re cheating   Ingredients 1 pack of ready to use puff pastry 750g minced pork 150g lard 120g fresh breadcrumbs 2 tbs dried mixed herbs 1 tbs chopped sage 1 tbs chopped parsley 1 egg, beaten to… Continue reading Perfect Flakey Sausage Rolls

20 Minute Meals (max!) · Basic but Impressive · Cheese · Comfort Food · Fish · Simple Flavours · Speedy Meal

Smoked Haddock Rarebit

Perfect for lunch, served with a peppery chicory and radish salad Ingredients 2 fillets smoked haddock (the more yellow, the better!) 400ml milk A knob of butter 25g plain flour 2 tbsp Worcester sauce 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard 100g cheddar 1 egg yolk Fresh bread – any old kind, 4 slices Black pepper to season… Continue reading Smoked Haddock Rarebit

Basic but Impressive · Cake Time · Party Food · Picnic Inspiration

Colourful Meringues

Perfect for picnics and parties. Serve with strawberries, raspberries and cream for a really summery treat   Ingredients 4 large eggs (whites only) 150g golden caster sugar 3 drops red food colouring   Method Separate the four eggs, and place the whites into a food processor. Turn the speed onto relatively slow, and whip the… Continue reading Colourful Meringues

Asian · Basic but Impressive · Fridge Clearance · Party Food

Crispy Spring Rolls

Crispy vegetable treats – can also add minced pork or prawns if preferred   Ingredients 40g glass noodles 3 tsp soy sauce 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 large white onion ¼ white cabbage, very thinly sliced ½ courgette, very thinly sliced 3 carrots, very thinly sliced Small handful fresh coriander 1 tbsp soft brown sugar… Continue reading Crispy Spring Rolls