Rhubarb and Custard Tart

  It’s been a while since I posted a dessert recipe so here you go. Rhubarb and custard is a classic combination and I love cooking with rhubarb when it is in season. Himself is not a fan so I usually make these things and have to find someone to offload them on or I’d […]

Hummus with Spiced Lamb

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

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

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

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 […]

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