Tomato Salad with Basil and Garlic in a Jar

Tomatoes are ripe and delicious just now, grow them yourself or buy them, you can showcase this brilliant fruit in a simple Tomato Salad with Basil and Garlic in a jar?

On my June Kitchen Table: Super Speedy Eats!

A collection of the foodie products that I have been sent for review, or simply want to share with you this month. It turns they all fit into the category

Chicken and 7-a-day Mediterranean Vegetables

I thought I’d better make a recipe for my own blog challenge: The Slow Cooker Challenge.  The theme this month is 7-a-day Fruits or Vegetables.  Now it might be pushing

Pan Fried Salmon and a Syrian Potato Salad

So, apparently, Spring is here! Here in Scotland it still feels like winter with rain, wind and even some flurries of snow further north. We did have a few days

Crunch-Topped Cod – A Random Recipe

I’ve missed a couple of months of Random Recipe posts, the blogger challenge run by Dom at Belleau Kitchen.  It’s a lot of fun to take part, however due to

Duck Legs with ‘Bramble’ Gin and Duck Fat Potatoes – Dish of the Month

Phew!  I’ve finally managed to get my Dish of the Month made, half way through the month.  I had four Goosenargh duck legs from Farmison in the freezer so adapted

Off the shelf – The Best of Marika Hanbury-Tenison

I have a lot of cookbooks. I have been collecting them since the 1970s and although I do cull them now and then, each one has a place on my

Aubergine Parmigiana – Mac N Cheese Book Review and Recipe

 Macaroni and Cheese is very popular and seen as a real comfort food. Until I was about 7 years old I refused to eat cooked cheese and wouldn’t touch mac

Dish of the Month Round Up August and Prize Winner

Once again it’s round up time for Dish of the Month with more fabulous dishes made from recipes by Nigel Slater. Dom from Belleau Kitchen  chose one of those perfect

Baked Chicken with tomatoes and olives – Dish of the Month August

It’s summer and, for once, we really have had some summer weather. I find that I am less motivated to cook when it is warm so simple, throw it all