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Tequila Chilli Prawns with Coriander

Simple Summer Supper: Tequila Chilli Prawns with Garlic and Coriander

  Summertime supper inspiration is here, by way of a quick and easy Mexican-themed recipe for these delicious Tequila-spiked chilli prawns, served with coriander. It takes minutes to prepare, it can be grilled either outdoors or indoors, depending upon your preference and it’s really tasty. Serve with sliced avocado, green salad and Mexican flat-breads for a […]

Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Basil and Black Olive Salsa

Seasonal Summer Eats: Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Basil

There’s nothing like a welcome spell of unexpected summer weather, to put every commuter you meet into a disarmingly good mood. It also completely re-balances your appetite; who would want to go home to a wintery bowl of spag bol, when suddenly other possibilities seem far more appealing? How about a spontaneous antipasti and prosecco […]

Pancake Day Recipe at House of Fraser

KEEP CALM AND FLIP AWAY: Hooray, it’s Pancake Day!

Rejoice, for Shrove Tuesday (universally known as Pancake Day) – is finally upon us; it comes around but once a year and – as a wicked lie I was once told when I was small would have it – today is the only acceptable day to eat pancakes. Don’t fret, it’s actually hogwash! Traditionally however, […]

Seared Thyme-Scented Tuna with Puy Lentils & Rocket

Want a happy and healthy new year? Try our recipe for Seared Thyme-Scented Tuna with Puy Lentils & Rocket

Irrespective of the notoriously acknowledged cliché that comes with that coined phrase – and scornfully optimistic ideology – New Year, New You, predictably we have all  given in and simply wish (in whatever personal deviation) to live, eat, breathe, sleep, work, create and think with clarity and simplicity. Call it a natural reaction to a […]

Christmas Carole's Kitchen: Mini Gilded Apricot Mince Pies

Christmas Carole’s Kitchen: My Mini Gilded Apricot Mince Pies

I love nothing more than pottering around my cosy Christmas kitchen during the countdown to advent. It keeps me busy and out of Mr C’s way; frankly at this time of year the workshop becomes a multi-tasking force to be reckoned with, but I still like to make myself useful. Therefore, I find that the […]

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