Hollandaise Biscuits

Hollandaise Biscuits

Melt in your mouth Hollandaise Biscuits This simple shortbread recipe is easy to make and accompanies tea, coffee and hot chocolate beautifully. For a truly fun experience, try adding some fun and nice patterns to the biscuits by arranging different coloured/flavoured dough in various layers. Here I will show you how to make checkerboard biscuits… Details
Tapas

Tapas

Easy and quick Mediterranean Tapas Selection Today my hubby and I didn't know what we felt like eating...we didn't quite feel like one large meal and we didn't want to spend a long time in the kitchen...that is when hubby suggested that we make a few tapas dishes. Like this we got to taste a… Details
Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Simple and delicious Beef Stew with Peas My hubby wanted to have a go and making lunch today and he felt like something hearty and warm. I've got to say he cooked the meat to perfection and the rich flavours were all absorbed by the vegetables. It took about 1 hour and 30 minutes to… Details
Homemade Pasta

Home Made Pasta

This is a basic pasta dough recipe perfect for pasta machines. The proportions between wet and dry ingredients must be spot on to ensure that you get the perfect consistency for perfect al dente pasta. Recipe makes about 580gr dough - or 4 large to 6 small serves of pasta. Ingredients: 4 eggs 3 1/2… Details
Slow Cooked Rabbit Stew

Slow Cooked Rabbit Stew

Slow Cooked Rabbit Stew (Coniglio alla Cacciatora) This is a fantastic dish for Autumn/Winter that has a rich and deep flavour. Make sure you use a plump, fresh, local rabbit which should be available from a good butcher. When cooked right, the meat will fall off the bone! Simply delicious! Ingredients: 1 large rabbit (about… Details
Herbed Olives

Herbed Olives

Ingredients: 250g each of cracked green and cracked Kalamata Olives 3 sprigs of fresh thyme 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon paprika 2 teaspoons lemon zest Method: Put all of the ingredients in a bowl and toss. Eat freshly prepared or you can store them into a 1 litre sterilized jar… Details
No Knead Bread

No Knead Bread

I love kneading dough. There is something quite therapeutic about it. I feel a sense of achievement by getting the hands on experience of making bread dough. However, if you do not like kneading dough, here is a recipe for a gorgeous crusty loaf that does not need to be kneaded! It does take a… Details
Portobello Mushroom Soup

Portobello Mushroom Soup

A beautiful hearty Autumn dish which is really quick and easy to prepare. You can use a mix of any wild mushrooms you like. I have used Portobello mushrooms and Button mushrooms in this recipe. Different mushrooms will give the dish a different flavour. The addition of beef stock helps strengthen the earthy mushroom flavours.… Details