Caprese Tart

As a long-time lover of Italian food, especially their abundant use of fresh produce, I decided to christen this simple summer-time tart ‘Caprese Tart’ as it is filled with roasted cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and mozzarella. It’s simple in design … Continue reading

Leek, Goat’s Cheese, Walnut & Lemon Tart

  This is one of the easiest and yet most successful puff pastry tarts I have ever made and eaten. It takes less than an hour from start to finish. The combination of velvety goat’s cheese and rich walnuts is … Continue reading

Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

Some days, for no concrete reason, just feel heavy and hard. Tiny things are irritating, tasks seem endless, and I just want to shut myself away from everyone and girn (girn·ing: ‘to complain in a whining voice’). Thursday was one … Continue reading

Spicy Chicken & Bean Stew

Spicy Chicken & Bean Stew

I’ve recently been getting into spicier food, thanks to my other half – The Boss – who likes his food hot. I love anything with chicken – it’s my favourite meat – and coriander is my favourite herb, so this … Continue reading