Shannon’s Salmon Skewers

Salmon Skewers

I spotted a recipe for salmon skewers and forwarded it to my lovely client Shannon as she loves fish and cooking on the barbecue.  She tweaked the original recipe and this is her version.  I think it’s really unusual to have pineapple and salmon but the combination works really well, and I do like pineapple … Continue reading Shannon’s Salmon Skewers

Lamb and Beef Kebabs

Mince lamb and beef kebabs

We’ve had the most amazing summer this year, and I’ve made these several times. You can make them with just lamb, or just beef mince but I like the combination. The only way to mix them is to get your hands into the mixture. I challenge you to try these rather than the shop bought … Continue reading Lamb and Beef Kebabs

Potato Salad

Potato Salad

Early season potatoes are the best for this, and it’s a great side for my Lamb and Beef Kebabs. My hubby doesn’t like the mayo loaded potato salads that are commonly available; so I make this version for him, and if I’m honest I prefer it now myself. I often make it and take it … Continue reading Potato Salad

Carrot and Cumin Salad

Carrot and Cumin Salad

This is so simple, and a really tasty addition to any meal. I serve it as part of a tapas, or as a side with any kind of barbecue in the summer. It’s also great for picnics and if we have leftover kebabs or chicken I like it with the cold meat in my lunchbox. … Continue reading Carrot and Cumin Salad

Carrot and Cumin Bread Rolls

Carrot and Cumin Rolls

These are lovely soft and moist buns and they have a really interesting taste, so you could just have them on their own. I’ve made them for breakfast as they are much quicker than traditional white rolls. They are brilliant as burger buns as they are slightly dense and so stand up to a meat … Continue reading Carrot and Cumin Bread Rolls

Summer Greens, Beans and Lentil Curry

Vegan Curry

This tasty yet light curry is perfect in the summer, it’s pretty quick to cook and you can keep it for a few days in the fridge. I sent a portion to a friend who was recuperating in hospital, I packed some curry along with basmati rice and popped in into a tiffin box to … Continue reading Summer Greens, Beans and Lentil Curry

Frittata

Fritatta

What is the difference between frittata and a Spanish Omlette? For me the only difference is that a frittata is new potatoes and a Spanish Omlette is skinless ‘old’ potatoes. I’m not sure if that is accurate, but that’s how we differentiate in our house. There are times of the year when the ingredients compliment … Continue reading Frittata