Basic but Impressive · Cheese · Comfort Food · Party Food · Sauces & Dips

Gordon’s Hot Crab Dip

I’m not much of a crab fan, but this incredible hot, cheesey dip is an absolute game changer!   Ingredients 80g butter 2 garlic cloves 3 shallots, thinely sliced 1tsp mustard powder 1/2tsp cayenne pepper 125ml cream 150g cream cheese 160g grated cheddar 350g crab meat 2 tbls lemon juice 2tsp Worcester sauce 3tsp fresh… Continue reading Gordon’s Hot Crab Dip

20 Minute Meals (max!) · Cheese · Comfort Food · Party Food · Plan Ahead · Sauces & Dips

Cheese Artichoke Dip

This served with some sliced fresh bread – nothing could be better (I meant to take a photo, but we accidentally devoured it before I could get to my phone!)   Ingredients 4oz  grated mozzarella 10oz thawed frozen spinach 14oz canned artichoke hearts 2 large cloves of garlic 8oz cream cheese 2 tbsp sour cream… Continue reading Cheese Artichoke Dip

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

Cheese · Health Food! · Salad · Sides · Simple Flavours · Speedy Meal

Radish and Asparagus Burrata

Sort of a salad, sort of a sharing starter. We just love burrata (although it all works with mozzarella too). Ingredients 1 large bunch of asparagus 1 large bunch of radishes 1 large ball of either burrata (or mozzarella) Large drizzle of Balsamic glaze (or vinegar) Large drizzle of olive oil Three rashers of streaky… Continue reading Radish and Asparagus Burrata

Basic but Impressive · Party Food · Sauces & Dips

Cheesy Spinach Dip

Hot, creamy and a perfect accompanying for a couple of glasses of something tasty! Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion (or 3 shallots) 2 cloves garlic 280g frozen spinach 1tsp cayenne pepper 120ml milk 180g cream cheese 75g mozzarella and cheddar cheese, grated 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper to season Small… Continue reading Cheesy Spinach Dip

Basic but Impressive · Health Food! · Salad · Sides

Butternut Squash & Feta Salad

Colourful, fruity and delicious. What’s not to love?   Ingredients Salad 2 packets of fresh baby spinach ½ a large butternut squash, diced into cm pieces Splash of olive oil 1 cup chopped pecans Seeds from 3 pomegranates ½ pack of feta, crumbled   Dressing 100ml olive oil 50ml red wine vinegar 2 minced shallots… Continue reading Butternut Squash & Feta Salad