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 · 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 · 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

Sauces & Dips · Sides

Refreshing Pomegranate and Mint Dressing

Throw this together as a tasty side for any meaty main   Ingredients 1 handful fresh pomegranate seeds ½ pot natural yogurt Small handful fresh mint   Method Finely chop the mint, and combine with the yogurt and pomegranate seeds Store in the fridge until just before use Before serving squeeze over half a fresh… Continue reading Refreshing Pomegranate and Mint Dressing