In Season | August

AUGUST Little hints of spring … The best things about this month is the little hints we get of Spring around the corner – the occasional warm day in amidst the chilly ones, and the tiny buds appearing on the trees in readiness to wake up properly in a few days’ time.

This month I am always inspired to cook with more oranges (as they are everywhere), lemons, ginger and leeks. My chicken with leek sauce recipe  is perfect for this time of year.

In season - July - carrots

August | vegetables & herbs

August  | fruit

NEW Recipes

raw apricot balls DessertsRecipes
July 16, 2018

Raw Apricot Balls

Raw Apricot Balls Makes 12 balls Prep time = 15 mins Raw Apricot Balls | these will store for several weeks in the fridge in an airtight container. (more…)
Spaghetti with mussels and chilli Fish & SeafoodPastaRecipes
July 16, 2018

Spaghetti with mussels and chilli

Spaghetti with mussels and chilli Serves 4 Prep time = 15 mins Cooking time = 15 mins Spaghetti with mussels and chilli | serve to the middle of the table in the pan with…
beef bourguignon BeefRecipes
July 16, 2018

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon Serves 6 Prep time = 30 mins Cooking time = 2.5 hours Beef Bourguignon | If you can’t buy pearl or pickling onions, buy the smallest brown onions you can find, peel and halve. If…
Falafel RecipesVegetables
February 26, 2018

Falafel

Falafel Makes 14 Falafel | hot, freshly made falafel are one of the great joys. Eat them in a wrap with hommous and tabouleh, or enjoy them as part of…
Flourless chocolate cake CakesRecipes
February 26, 2018

Flourless chocolate cake

Flourless chocolate cake Serves 12 Prep time = 20 mins Cooking time = 45 mins Flourless chocolate cake | this cake is dense, moist and delicious with a delicate, almost meringue-like crust. (more…)
Beef Wellington BeefRecipes
February 26, 2018

Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington Serves 4 Prep time = 45 mins Cooking time = 35 mins Beef Wellington | this classic never grows old. If you want to make your own rough puff pastry go ahead,…
Massaman Beef BeefRecipes
February 26, 2018

Massaman Beef

Massaman Beef Serves 4 Prep + Cooking time = 2.5 hours Massaman Beef | This is quite a spicy version of this soft, rich curry. For a milder version reduce the curry paste.…
Burning noodles with prawns Fish & SeafoodRecipes
February 25, 2018

Burning noodles with prawns

Burning noodles with prawns Serves 4 Prep time = 15 mins Cooking time = 15 mins Burning noodles with prawns | this recipe includes a garnish of crispy fried garlic which is generally available…
Sri Lankan chicken curry ChickenRecipes
February 25, 2018

Sri Lankan Chicken Curry

Sri Lankan Chicken Curry Serves 4-6 Prep time = 20 minutes Cooking time = 45 minutes Sri Lankan chicken curry | the flavour in this easy-to-make curry is provided by a mixture…