What to cook: 30 March

What to cook: 30 March

With the weather now turning decidedly springy and the nights a little bit longer, I think it's the right time to lighten up a little! Get out the patio furniture and the barbecue, buy yourself a nice bouquet of spring flowers to brighten up the house and start practicing those Easter recipes now while you [...]

What to cook, 7 January 2019

What to cook, 7 January 2019

Dear Readers: I hope you are not too disappointed. I did promise to publish a what to cook this weekend on Friday (in fact it was one of my New Year resolutions) but the distractions of life got in the way, as they are sometimes wont to do. Really, it was a bit ambitious of [...]

Spaghetti with roasted red pepper and goat’s cheese pesto

Spaghetti with roasted red pepper and goat’s cheese pesto

Recipe Serves: 4 Ingredients • 2 roasted sweet red peppers • 125g goat's cheese • 1/2 cup blanched almonds • 1/4 cup olive oil • juice of 1/2 a lemon • 75g spaghetti per person • 4 eggs, poached • chopped flat leaf parsley for sprinkling • salt and pepper to taste Method Pulse the [...]

What to cook this weekend

What to cook this weekend

This week I would like to talk about cobnuts. Cobnuts are a type of hazelnut, traditionally grown in Kent in the UK. They look like slightly larger, broader hazelnuts and can be eaten either fresh or dried. The fresh version normally comes with the nuts still in their husks and they are moist, slightly soft and have [...]

Penne with Kentish cobnut pesto and peas

Penne with Kentish cobnut pesto and peas

Cobnuts are a type of hazelnut traditionally grown in Kent, UK and they are in season right now! If you can't find cobnuts in your supermarket, regular hazelnuts will work just as well. This recipe is vegetarian but can easily be made vegan by using dairy free cheese! Recipe Serves: 4 Ingredients • 1/2 cup [...]