Recipe | Tortilla Pizza

Ingredients 1 wheat tortilla wrap 2 1/2 tbsp tomato sauce 1 Handful mozzarella, grated 1 Tsp Chilli flakes (optional) Toppings of choice Method Preheat the oven to 200C. Lightly oil a baking tray (trust me I learnt the hard way without doing it!), then place the tortilla wrap on a baking sheet and spread over [...]

Recipe | Thyme Buttered Cabbage

Ingredients 100ml Chicken stock ¼ cabbage, roughly shredded 100ml double cream 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme 1 Tbsp butter Method Bring the stock to the boil in a saucepan, then add the cabbage. Reduce to a light simmer and cook for 6-7 minutes, or until softened, then stir in the cream and thyme. Cook for a further 3-4 [...]

Recipe | Herb Salted Duck

Ingredients 2 duck breasts 1 thyme sprig, finely chopped 1 Rosemary Sprig, finely chopped Oil - to grease Sea salt, crushed - enough to season Method Score the skin of the duck breasts with a sharp knife and season well with the thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper. Heat a a very small amount of oil in a [...]

Recipe | Homemade Croissants

Ingredients 500g strong white flour, plus extra for dusting 2 tsp salt 50g sugar 2 x 7g sachets fast-action dried yeast oil, for greasing 300g  salted butter, at room temperature (I use Kerrygold) 1 egg, beaten Method Put the flour, salt and sugar in a mixing bowl, and make a well. Measure 300ml cold water into a [...]

Recipe | Baked Wholemeal Tortilla Chips

Ingredients Wholemeal tortillas/wraps Blackened Cajun spice - To season Method Pre-heat oven to 200°C Cut the tortillas into wedges. Spread the tortilla wedges out on a baking sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle with a little blackened Cajun spice, and bake for  4 - 6 minutes,turn half way or until they are just beginning to [...]

Recipe | Easy Leftover Roast Chicken Curry

Curry's for me, like pies, are perfect for using up leftover cold bits of meat. This recipe is simple, easy & delicious! Ingredients 1 onion, finely sliced 1 small knob of butter 1 Tsp ground coriander 1 Tsp ground cumin 2 Tsp paprika 3 Tsp garam masala 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 4cm piece of [...]

Recipe | Banana & Maple Syrup Overnight Oats

Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 1 large, ripe banana, mashed 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (+ more for adding in morning) optional: added maple syrup or honey for extra sweetness* Method Add mashed banana, rolled oats to an airtight container or mason jar. Top with almond milk, maple syrup and stir. Close top and give it [...]

Recipe | Super Easy Salmon En Croute – With White Wine Sauce & Spinach Filling

Ingredients Spinach - your own preference/enough to fill each parcel Ready-made puff pastry, rolled out to ½cm/¼in thickness Salmon fillets salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 free-range egg, lightly whisked For the sauce 25g/1oz butter 25g/1oz plain flour 600ml/1 pint milk Salt and white pepper - To season 150ml White wine Method Preheat the oven at 200°C, fan 180°C. For the Sauce: [...]

Recipe | Rose Water Baked Doughnuts

Ingredients For the Doughnuts 1 Cup Plain flour 1/2 Cup Caster sugar 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp Rose Water Pinch Salt 1/2 Cup Milk 1 egg 1 tbsp butter, melted For the Glaze 1/2 Cup powdered sugar 1 tsp Rose Water 1-2 tsp Water Method For the Doughnuts Pre-heat oven to 170C degrees and [...]

Recipe | Vanilla Cheesecake

Ingredients For the base 100 grams unsalted butter 225 grams digestive biscuits (crushed) 1½ tablespoons brown sugar For the filling 100 grams cream cheese (full fat) 50 grams caster sugar 100 grams double cream 3 tablespoons vanilla extract Method Melt the butter in a small bowl in the microwave for 1 minute/2 minutes. - Be sure [...]