Archive | May, 2015

Courgette & Halloumi Skewers with Rockets Salad and Tomato Salsa

Courgette & Halloumi Skewers with  Rockets Salad and Tomato Salsa  Ingredients for skewers: Halloumi cheese 250g cube Mint chopped 1 tsp  zest and juice 1 lemon 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 courgettes cut into 1cm rounds 1 fresh red chilli Ingredients for tomato salsa:  4 medium tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped – 1/2 medium red […]

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Thursday Lunch @ Victoria!

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Spinach, Feta & Filo Pie

I’ve been watching a lot of Jamie recently, see the pork shoulder I put on the blog a few weeks ago. This recipe is also from his money saving meals programme and actually very easy to make. When it came out of the oven the only word to describe the pie was “Magnificent!” Ingredients: 6 […]

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Sweet potato

Sweet potato & celeriac potato cake

Sweet potato, celeriac & potato cake with tomato chutney, goat’s cheese & black sesame seeds Makes 4 – 5 large rounds 1 x large sweet potato 1 x celeriac 2 x large potatoes 1x red onion ¼ bunch of thyme Salt & pepper to taste Tomato chutney 20ml x olive oil 1kg x tomatoes 1 […]

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Mediterranean vegetable Lasagne with pine nuts

Ready to bake Ingredients 6 slices Aubergine 6 slices Courgette 3 Portabello Mushrooms sliced 1/2 Red Onion sliced thinly 1/2 bottle of Passatta 2 handfuls Spinach Dry roasted Pine Nuts 1 jar Quattro Fromage Waitrose Cheese sauce 4 layers of Spinach Lasagne sheets soaked in hot water 8 Sun dried Tomatoes Grated Parmesan Ground black […]

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Growing my own

Attatched  are some photo’s of what Ive been growing with my two kids, it’s the first time I have actually grown so many vegetables but so far so good. It all started when my 5 year old boy started learning about  the things that happen in spring including plants growing. It was actually my kids […]

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Monday Lunch @ Victoria!

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Pistachio Cheesecake

1 x small packet of digestive biscuits 1/2 x packet unsalted butter 2 x 250g tubs of mascarpone cheese 1 x 284ml tub of double cream 150g x icing sugar 1 tsp. x vanilla extract 150g x pistachios (crushed)   Method   In a small saucepan put the butter on a low heat and melt the butter. While waiting […]

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Bonhill’s Puff pastry pizza

Puff pastry pizza with caramelised red onion, feta cheese and sun blushed tomatoes dressed with a balsamic reduction and a basil pesto Inspired by the brightening spring weather chef has created a lighter take on an Italian classic Base 150g Puff Pastry (Cut into circles) Topping 200g feta 2 onions 10g Brown sugar 10ml Olive […]

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The Grain Store

For any vegetarians a visit to The Grain Store is a must. Although there a couple of meat and fish options on their menu for main they cater towards the vegans and veggies of the world. The menu is comprehensive, seasonal with a very interesting combination of ingredients. We choose the Foccacia dukkah and olive […]

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