It’s early august so we’re right in the middle of Aubergine season and the farmer’s markets are full of them. They’re originally from India where they were grown 5000 years ago and made their way into Europe via Italy around the 13th century as a result of trade with the … More Melanzana alla Parmigiana
I cooked up a hearty batch of pomodoro sauce on Saturday afternoon and as always there was a bit left over so into the fridge it went. Spotting a few left-over sausages in the fridge I went for a Jamie Oliver trick and make super-quick meatballs out of them. If … More Left Over Pomodoro Sauce……
I love to eat good Mexican food but to be honest, the Cotswolds is not famed for it’s enchilladas or guacamole. I’ve tried all manner of shop and deli bought packet and jar sauces to cook up at home but even the better ones have left me disappointed. A little … More Home Made Enchillada Sauce – So Easy You HAVE To Laugh!
You need…. 4 very good tomatoes – not the watery crap you find in most supermarkets. 1 small courgette half a stick of celery vinaigrette of your choice Cut your toms into segments and thinly slice your celery stick and throw into a big bowl. Cut the courgette into 1/4″ … More Salads You’d Never Normally Think Would Work But Actually Taste Great. Part 1
Chilli & Tomato Prawns With Secret Tom Yum Sauce. I call is ‘secret’ because Tom Yum is my new found secret ingredient for this recipe and adds a whole new dimension to this classic dish. Just a teaspoonful mixed in with some water and white wine gives a really rich, … More Chilli & Tomato Prawns With Secret Tom Yum Sauce.