Breakfasts

blueberry compote recipe

Rose petal and blueberry compote

"Serve warm or chilled with Greek yoghurt, porridge or muesli; orchard fruits or summer berries simmered in sugar with vanilla pods, cinnamo...
mother's day breakfasts

Mother’s Day breakfast round up

"Civilisation is represented by Merlyn, who lays the table in his cottage in the woods for the perfect breakfast: peaches, melons, strawberr...

Lunches

Salads

mozzarella fennel and orange salad recipe

Mozzarella, Fennel and Orange Salad

This fennel and orange salad goes well with all kinds of things, but especially with fish, with gammon, and with chicken. Or simply on its o...
what to do with leftover cabbage

What to do with leftover cabbage

This is a lively, fresh-tasting winter salad, and a good way to use up leftover cabbage that hasn't been cooked to death. You can also do...

Starters

christmasy spanakopita

Spanakopita Christmas Presents

Spanakopita is a type of Greek spinach and feta pie wrapped up in a parcel of filo pastry. What makes these Christmasy is the addition of th...

Mains

Desserts

Drinks

fine and dandy cocktail recipe

Fine and Dandy Cocktail

I regularly meet with a girlfriend for an escape day...or even a weekend. They are justified as a sort of 'sanity retention' exercise, and o...

Canapes

ricotta with olives and thyme recipe

Ricotta with olives and thyme

"....a quartetto are gathered around a heaped, just-turned-out molehill of ricotta.  Each has his or her spoon, one has got hold of a d...