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Radishes with Butter & Sea Salt

Not so much a recipe as a devilishly good serving suggestion for spring into summer.

Get heritage radishes if you can, for no other reason than great presentation, and get to it!

Remarkably good radishes.  Continue reading “Radishes with Butter & Sea Salt”

Romanesco & Broad Bean Salad

Romanesco, the beautiful broccoli from outer space.

Mesmerising geometric spirals within spirals, it is, as far as we’re concerned, proof positive of alien life and 16th century visitations to Italy, where it has been cultivated ever since.

Quantities would just get the way of this delightful dish. We’re freestylin’ here along a well trodden path and there’s something special in the way these veggies and leaves come together of their own accord, in a simple and mellow flavoured, laid back salad.

Continue reading “Romanesco & Broad Bean Salad”

Asparagus with Preserved Lemon & Pickled Chilli

This is a bold and spiky piece from Sabrina Ghayour.

For the adventurous lovers of preserved lemons. And fresh, young in season asparagus.  Continue reading “Asparagus with Preserved Lemon & Pickled Chilli”

Pea Pesto with Ricotta

The perfect thing for a springtime picnic, starter or all day snack! The fresh flavours of summer brought to you at any time by frozen peas.

Couldn’t be any easier or quicker to make, nor any more delicious to eat. Dig in. Continue reading “Pea Pesto with Ricotta”

Cauli Larb Salad

A Thai salad on any other day here in the west, only, this one’s made with cauliflower. The salad that’s loved the world over goes fully veegs.

Quick be the salad, and fabulously tasty be thine name. Continue reading “Cauli Larb Salad”

Chocolate Banana Cake

Chocolate banana cake. Nuff said.  Continue reading “Chocolate Banana Cake”

Scandi Cucumber Salad

You know our love of a good salad. And this is good salad. Mega quick, using few ingredients and is a zingy and refreshing dance on your tastebuds.

Oh and veegs, and fat free.  Continue reading “Scandi Cucumber Salad”

Gnudi with Sage Butter

2 DAY AHEAD ALERT

OM Bloody G, these mo fo’s are good.

Delicate, fluffy, delicious little morsels, you have to give these a go.

Gnudi is the Tuscan word for naked, the idea being that these dreamy balls of ricotta are ‘nude ravioli’ – just the tasty filling without the pasta shell.

So, yeh, it’s a 2 day process. And yeh, you do have to do all the steps or it won’t work. Soz. Each stage is really quick and easy however, bar the 2 lots of overnighting that is.

Absolutely perfect for entertaining, or just stuffing your face. Continue reading “Gnudi with Sage Butter”

Black-Eyed Bean Salad

Well tasty veganness for ya here. Continue reading “Black-Eyed Bean Salad”

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