courgette, butter bean and feta cheese cakes

            Ingredients:   2 courgettes 1 onion 1 garlic clove 2 eggs 3 tbsp plain flour 70g crumbled feta cheese fresh chives, chopped 150g tin butter beans, drained… Continue reading

lemon baked cheesecake

            225g digestive biscuits 100g butter, melted 250g tub mascarpone 600g soft cheese 2 eggs, plus 2 yolks zest 3 lemons, juice of 1 4 tbsp plain flour… Continue reading

Roasted butternut squash stuffed with spinach, chilli, walnuts and feta cheese

          1 medium butternut squash olive oil, for roasting 1 onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 fresh chillies, chopped 120g baby spinach 50g walnuts, crushed 1 tbsp Parmesan… Continue reading

Meat loaf with wild mushrooms

      2 cups dried wild mushrooms 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 cup of finely chopped onion 1 celery rib, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1/2 cup of finely chopped green onion, including the green… Continue reading

dacquoise cake

                Meringue layers 1 1/4 cups roasted  salted peanuts 3/4 cup sugar 6 large egg whites 1 tsp lemon juice pinch of salt Mousse: 1/2 cup … Continue reading

carrot, butternut squash and ginger soup

3 Tbsp unsalted butter 2 small white onions, chopped 6-7 large carrots, peeled and sliced thin 1 butternut squash, baked and peeled 1 teaspoon minced ginger 400 ml chicken or vegetable stock 3… Continue reading

Chinese-style braised beef one-pot

            3-4 tbsp olive oil 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced good thumb-size piece fresh root ginger, peeled and shredded 1 red chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced 1½ kg… Continue reading

carrot, apple and chia seed muffins

                100g carrots, finely grated 75g apples, coarsely grated 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 lemon, finely zested 3 tbsp chia seeds 120g demerara sugar 75ml olive… Continue reading

I am Chocolate…Dark Chocolate

          Rich and very addictive… 250g dark chocolate (70%) 250g butter 100g icing sugar 4 ml orange liqueur 5 eggs crème fraîche or double cream to serve Preheat the… Continue reading

chocolate torte with strawberries

          Sponge: 4 eggs, separated whites from yolks 200g icing sugar 70g flour 70g cornflour 2 tbsp cocoa powder     Chocolate mousse: 250g mascarpone cheese 100g dark chocolate… Continue reading