Hummus with Spiced Lamb

Hummus with Spiced Lamb -A Cookbook Collection

Hummus with Spiced Lamb is a dish I love to order in Jacques Restaurant from their tapas menu. Granted it has only happened twice, but still, it is good enough that it is the first thing I look for on their menu. It is such a simple idea but packed full of flavour. There is […]

Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes

Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes- A Cookbook Collection

Last week Elizabeth from Life on Hushabye Farm posted a pic on Instagram of her baked potatoes and I realised I hadn’t made them in ages. So at the weekend I made a blast of my Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes. I was glad to have them when I came home dejected from watching Munster crash […]

Zaalouk or Moroccan Aubergine and Tomato Salad

Zaalouk or Moroccan Aubergine and Tomato Salad - A Coookbook Collection

I had never heard of Zaalouk until John Gregory Smith made it on Sunday Brunch a few months ago. It is a Moroccan salad of cooked aubergines, or eggplant, and tomatoes often served at room temperature as a dip or a side dish. And it is absolutely delicious! You can see his original recipe here.

Burrata with Asparagus and Pancetta

Burrata with Asparagus and Pancetta - A Cookbook Collection

I have been waiting to post this dish ever since I watched Rick Stein’s Road to Mexico last year. It’s a little premature for asparagus season but that will come in a few weeks. In one episode he stopped in LA and had a dish of Burrata with Asparagus and Guanciale. The recipe in his […]

Vietnamese Beef and Mango Salad

Vietnamese Beef and Mango Salad- A Cookbook Collection

This salad is probably more suited to Summer but the brighter evenings have me hankering after lighter food and fresh flavoured dishes. Don’t worry I’ll probably be back to comfort food next week!