I often throw things into my shopping basket on a whim, and I had a bag of split peas sitting in my pantry for ages so I thought I’d better do something with them. After some searching I came across a Lebanese soup that I liked the look of, and … Continue Reading
I make this with ham for my hubby and smoked salmon for me! He doesn’t really like dressings, but this zingy horseradish one has definitely converted him.
Ingredients – makes 2
- 100g frozen peas
- 175g beetroot cubed
- 2 spring onions thinly sliced
- 2 baby gem lettuce sliced
- 100g ham
This would work equally well with thinly sliced beef or chicken. And if you have some cherry tomatoes in the fridge feel free to add those in too. This is a recipe we look up a lot in our house as it uses up ingredients that I always seem to … Continue Reading
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, … Continue Reading
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 … Continue Reading
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 … Continue Reading
This is such a versatile dish, made really simply with bulgur wheat and herbs it requires no cooking at all, just boiling water from the kettle. It’s really important to get lots and lots of herbs, there should be equal quantities, at least, of wheat and herbs, it’s brilliant served … Continue Reading
I know purists will hate me for adding beans to this salad, but I love their crunch texture and I generally have a bag in my freezer and I add them to lots of dishes. I think they are a really easy way of upping your daily intake of veggies, … Continue Reading
I love a good cheese sauce, it’s so versatile and is a great addition to anyone’s repertoire. Useful for lasagne, mac n cheese, chicken dishes…..the list goes on and on. Of course if you omit the cheese you have a basic white sauce, but that just seems a bit mean … Continue Reading