Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad

Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad - A Cookbook Collection

This post starts with an apology. My site was down today due a few behind the scene changes. Thanks to the wonderful folk at Blacknight it is up and running again. However, my last two posts for this and my Chocolate Truffle Cake and all the comments etc. disappeared. So I have recovered them and am […]

Pea and Broccoli Soup

Pea and Broccoli Soup Parmesan Croutons - A Cookbook Colleciton

Nigella has a recipe in Simply Nigella for a nice Pea and Broccoli Soup. It looks very fresh and very healthy. This recipe is not quite as healthy. It’s not bad for you or anything, I’ve just used stock and a little dairy. And then I stuck cheesy croutons on top.

Asparagus Fennel and Orange Salad

Asparagus Fennel and Orange Salad - A Cookbook Collection

I recently saw a post for a shaved asparagus recipe and I thought it looked so elegant I’d have to give it a go. My efforts don’t look quite as elegant!

Asparagus with Crispy Egg and Pancetta

Asparagus Crispy Egg Pancetta Orange Hollandaise - A Cookbook Collection

… with Orange Hollandaise. Asparagus, egg and hollandaise – a classic combination. And it is a classic for a reason, it is such a delicious dish. Add in some bacon or smoked salmon and you have a very impressive starter, light lunch or brunch dish.

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce Asparagus and Spring Onion- A Cookbook Collection

… served with asparagus and spring onions. My Instagram feed has been flooded with Romesco Sauce for the last month or so with a lot of people gushing about the amazing flavour from it. Honestly, I have never tasted it so I had to do my research to see what is involved.