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Smoked garlic and mushroom risotto with sage and thyme
Prawn saganaki linguine

Prawn saganaki linguine

This recipe combines some of the classic ingredients of the Greek saganaki such as onions, garlic, tomatoes and parsley, with some extra flavours such as fresh ginger, coriander and English mustard. The result is a very flavoursome, rich dish that is perfectly accompanied by pasta […]

Garlic and thyme focaccia

Garlic and thyme focaccia

Don’t you just love a piece or two of garlic bread with your lasagne? I certainly do, so I decided to make this garlic and thyme focaccia to accompany Nial’s fabulous lasagne that the whole family enjoyed on Mother’s Day. It was easy to make […]

Quick no rise burger buns
pear & parsnip pancakes

pear & parsnip pancakes

Pancake day today and I thought I would try something different to celebrate. I used grated parsnip, pear and nutmeg to flavour my pancakes and add some texture as well as extra goodness. I never use sugar in my pancake butter because I like to […]

Easy peasy tattie patties
Sticky orange and cardamon semolina cake

Sticky orange and cardamon semolina cake

This is a sweet and sticky pudding, combining some of my favourite ingredients. Zesty orange and fragrant cardamom, together with the grainy polenta give this bake its lovely texture and yummy flavour. The sticky orange syrup just tops it off beautifully. Serve on its own […]

Curried root vegetable soup with quinoa and coconut cream
Melomakarona- Greek honey spiced Christmas biscuits
Christine’s festive fruit slice

Christine’s festive fruit slice

 So it has taken me almost three weeks to actually gather my thoughts and notes and produce this entry but better late than never.. It’s all about the cooking and baking and less about the writing and pinning on the run up for Christmas.. But […]