As it always is when returning from a holiday, I crave vegetables when we come back. We’ve just returned from 5 lovely days in Cornwall where we became very well acquainted with the local delicacies of proper fish and chips and clotted cream.
Cauliflower rice is probably the best thing I’ve done to cauliflower since covering it in a cheese sauce, and healthier too. Loved by ‘paleo’ converts and low carb types, it’s a lighter way to have a rice like side with your meal, and it’s surprisingly easy to make. (more…)
3 Ingredients – tinned tomatoes, an onion and a little knob of butter is all you need to create the perfect tomato sauce, it’s so simple and so so very effective. This is a Marcela Hazan recipe that has been doing the rounds on the internet for a while, and it is the kind of kitchen cheat that you must know about. (more…)
Make your own cheese! Homemade paneer is surprisingly easy, and you only need two ingredients – whole milk and lemon juice. You just need to slowly boil milk, add the lemon and then strain when it separates into curds and whey. (more…)
Baked French toast is the perfect lazy Sunday morning breakfast, you can emerge sleepily from your bed, as I did, and mix together the custard before soaking your brioche in it. As you wake up, have a cup of tea and get dressed, the bread spends time soaking up the rich vanilla custard. Pop the oven on, arrange your brioche on a tray and leave to bake whilst you have another cuppa and think about accompaniments. (more…)