Roast pumpkin and radicchio salad

I was recently doing a bit of spring cleaning and came across a pile of recipes that, long before the invention of Pinterest, had caught my eye and I’d torn out of various magazines with the intention of giving them a try.  Hands up if you’re guilty of tearing out (and more recently pinning or […]

Peach, prosciutto and mozzarella salad

The arrival of March has brought with it an ever so slight shift in temperatures, signalling the changing of seasons.  The cooler mornings and evenings have somehow made me think ahead from summer salads and juicy ripe fruits to heartier meals and comfort food.  I’m trying hard to resist the temptation to start cooking these […]

Almond crescents

My mother has a fantastic recipe for Almond crescents, which for some reason I found myself craving last weekend.  She hasn’t baked them in an incredibly long time, so I’ve no idea why my craving for them set in so strongly over the weekend. I’ve never made them myself before, and unfortunately for me I […]

Green bean salad, with toasted almonds

Green beans. French beans. String beans. Snap beans. Ejitos. Call them what will.  Fact is, I love them.  Thought to have originated from Peru, the humble green bean has spread to pretty much every corner of the modern world. Testament to its versatility and popularity.  It is also a great source of folate, fibre and […]