Mexican Slaw

Mexican Slaw

This avocado and sour cream laden vegetable ‘slaw is the perfect addition to fajitas, enchiladas and tacos! Cool off The weather this summer has been insane. In the UK we are usually lucky if we get a week or two of sunshine with temperatures in…

Indian Chickpea Salad

Indian Chickpea Salad

Cool off this summer with an Indian inspired chickpea salad. All the spice of your favourite curry without turning up the temperature in your kitchen. Indian summers The wonderful thing about having a thriving herb garden is that you can easily turn simple, every day…

Lighter Potato Salad with Crème Fraîche and Dill

Lighter Potato Salad with Crème Fraîche and Dill

Lighten up your potato salad with the addition of crème fraîche and dill this summer! The must have side dish for any BBQ! No mayo here! Everyone knows that potato salad is a MUST have at any BBQ. Who doesn’t want a side of creamy potatoes…

Gooseberry Fool

Gooseberry Fool

Gooseberry Fool is a great way of using an abundance of these sweet and sour, spiky fruits! Bonus points if you grow the gooseberries yourself! Spiky fruits Gooseberries are a funny old fruit. Growing on straggling bushes, thick with spines, transparent skins and leafy tufts…

Green Apple Gimlet with cucumber and mint

Green Apple Gimlet with cucumber and mint

Gin lovers unite and pour yourselves a Green Apple Gimlet garnished with cucumber and mint.  Gin cocktails There are probably more gin based cocktails on this blog than any other alcohol. That’s right, I am a gin lover! In the corner of my kitchen we…

Cherry and Pecan Brownies

Cherry and Pecan Brownies

Make the most of cherry season with these Cherry and Pecan Brownies.  Cherry-licious Cherry season is in full swing so I thought it was about time I celebrated that with a new recipe! Brownies are one of my favourite things to make and chocolate and…

Raspberry and Passion Fruit Virgin Mojito

Raspberry and Passion Fruit Virgin Mojito

This fun and fruity mocktail recipe is a twist on the classic mojito. It is perfect for long summer days. Mocktails A few things you should know about me: I have a bit of a sweet tooth, I LOVE fizzy drinks and I am partial…

Coconut Loaf Cake with Passion Fruit Drizzle

Coconut Loaf Cake with Passion Fruit Drizzle

This moist loaf cake is infused with the tropical flavour of coconut, it’s then topped with silky smooth coconut buttercream and drizzled with fresh passion fruit. This weekend saw another meet up of the Enfield Cake Lovers. We are a group of women who all…

Whipped Feta and Tomato Bagel

Whipped Feta and Tomato Bagel

These Whipped Feta and Tomato Bagels are the perfect light lunch! Extra points if you grow the tomatoes yourself. Bagels I have really gotten into bagels recently. They are hands down my new favourite lunch. I’ve never been a sandwich person – in fact I…

Fiery Roasted Corn Salsa

Fiery Roasted Corn Salsa

This roasted corn salsa really packs a punch. It’s not for the fainthearted but will make a fantastic addition to your Mexican meal.  Last week I posted a recipe for a Cool Mango Salsa. Ever since Jon has lost his tolerance for spice I’ve been…