September 1, 2015

Prosciutto Wrapped Tomato, Mozzarella and Melon Appetisers

Prosciutto wrapped tomato, melon and mozzarella appetisers

  This appetiser is a great dish to serve at a summer party or barbecue and the combination of sweet and savoury flavours is a real treat for the tastebuds!   Ingredients: 100g prosciutto crudo ham 125g mozzarella half a honeydew melon 100g cherry tomatoes Cocktail sticks   Method: Using a melon baller work through […]

Homemade Hummus Recipe

Homemade hummus

    There is nothing quite like making your very own hummus. It is a quick and easy recipe and costs far less to make your own than to buy. If you love hummus and haven’t tried making your own yet now is the time to begin. Once you do, you’ll never look back.   Ingredients: […]

Strawberry Mousse Cake

strawberry mousse cake

    A crunchy biscuit base topped with a sweet, creamy mousse made with fresh strawberries makes this a delicious summer treat for the whole family. This recipe makes one 9″ cake.   For the base: 150g butter 40g digestive biscuits 2tbsp caster sugar   For the mousse: 400g fresh strawberries ½ lemon 600ml double cream 100g […]

Parmesan Grilled Mediterranean Vegetables


  This is a quick, easy and nutritious accompaniment to main meals or a simple, tasty lunch. Either way, it’s delicious and healthy.   Serves 4   Ingredients: 1 courgette 1 aubergine Olive oil to coat Salt and pepper A handful of grated parmesan   Method: Wash and dry the courgette and aubergine then thinly […]

Orange and Cinnamon Ice-cream

orange and cinnamon ice cream

  It’s July. It’s summer. And in England that means nothing.  We have only been back from our travels a week and we are desperate to head off to warmer climes again. The dull, grey skies are positively autumnal and the rain… oh I try to tell myself that it’s good for the grass and […]

Potato and Turkey BBQ Parcels


  This recipe is a delightful summer twist on the traditional Christmas roast dinner. Just throw it on the BBQ for an all-in-one meal – perfect for get-togethers or camping alike. Not barbecue weather? No problem – just pop the parcels in the oven instead. In the meantime, join in with some more summery Christmas […]