Delicious, Deluxe Duxelles

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If you’re looking for a flavour bomb that will add sophistication, umami and depth to stews, soups, omelettes, stuffing or just about any savory meat or vegetable dish, mushrooms duxelles might just be the perfect fit. Continue »



Make Yogurt In Your Oven

 

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Yogurt is one of those foods that many of us always have in the fridge. But with so many varieties available it is not always easy to choose. And even if you always opt for your favourite brand of plain, unsweetened yogurt that can enjoyed as is, or turned into tzatziki, or blitzed into smoothies, or any other of the countless ways yogurt can be enjoyed, you end up contributing quite a lot of plastic containers to the ol’ recycling bin. The solution? Make it at home. Continue »



Cooking For One: Bucatini with Tuna and Capers

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No doubt there are some of us out there who have no problem whipping up a great dinner for one. For the rest of us it’s a bit of a challenge; the portioning, the time spent mucking about in the kitchen just for one’s self. Today we have a look at a fantastic dinner you can whip up in the time it takes to boil some noodles. Continue »



The Secret Ingredient That Makes Rapini Shine

 

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Rapini is one of our favourite leafy greens, and especially in winter, when a diet packed with vitamins and minerals is especially important, eating the right stuff is an absolute must.  But unless you are a serious connoisseur of bitter, do not attempt to eat rapini on its own. In order to truly become a fan of this this amazing cruciferous veggie you need to dress it up a little bit. And there is one ingredient that really makes it sing… Continue »



How To Make The Perfect Yorkshire Pudding

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Yorkshire pudding, that delightful egg and flour quick bread so closely associated with roast beef dinner, has been around since the mid eighteenth century and is in no danger of going out of style. Whether you call them “Yorkshire Pudding” or “popovers”, these light and irresistible quick breads, golden brown and piping hot out of the oven and covered with butter or gravy are just about the best things you can pop out of the oven and into your mouth. Continue »