Dairy Free · Gluten free · Healthy eating · Meat Free · Quick & Easy · Recipes · serves 6 · Sides · Vegan · Vegetarian

Apple, fennel and radish salad

This is a wonderfully light salad which makes a perfect side dish for your summer dining table. It's very versatile and will go well with pretty much anything. I served it alongside grilled fish - Herb-Marinated Grilled Sea Bass, and the fresh flavours made for a lovely accompaniment. More in salads: Watermelon, Tomato and Halloumi… Continue reading Apple, fennel and radish salad

Gluten free · Meat Free · Party Food & Buffet Ideas · Recipes · serves 6 · Sides · Vegetarian

Watermelon, Tomato and Halloumi salad

So picnic weather might be quite hard to imagine for those of us in Scotland right now, but the sunshine is never too far away. This salad is perfect as part of a picnic or served on the side at your next BBQ. I got the recipe from Waitrose Magazine originally but have adjusted it… Continue reading Watermelon, Tomato and Halloumi salad

Canapes · Lunch · Main Courses · Meat · Others (Jams, sauces, dressings, drinks & more) · Party Food & Buffet Ideas · Poultry · Recipes · serves 8+ · Sides · Weekend cooking

A perfect Christmas menu for 10

If you are in need of a Christmas menu, then look no further! Here's my guide to making the perfect feast for 10, with timing and get ahead information to save you from stressing on the day.  With a little prep a couple of days before the big meal, you will be ready to feed… Continue reading A perfect Christmas menu for 10

Dairy Free · Meat · Party Food & Buffet Ideas · Recipes · serves 6 · serves 8+ · Sides · Weekend cooking

Pigs in blankets

Pigs in blankets are a MUST at Christmas dinner and I, for one, cannot get enough of them. This version uses pancetta instead of bacon, which is cured in a slightly different way and is a little more fatty. You can easily use streaky bacon if your prefer, of course. I’ve swapped the date nectar… Continue reading Pigs in blankets