Pea and Basil Pesto, Soya Bean and Bacon Salad Recipe

I love the combination of pea and bacon, they complement each other so well. I love soya beans too as you don’t have to shell them. I thought edamame beans were a different variety but its not it is just the name when the soya beans are in the pod! Pesto also works well in…

Pork Chops with a Cider, Thyme and Shallot Sauce Recipe

Pork chops are a great staple, they are cheap, tasty and easy to cook. I’m working my way through different sauce’s. This sauce would be just as good without crème fraiche we only added it as we had some in the fridge leftover from another recipe. This dish is sweet and meaty, perfect for a…

Zingy Smoked Salmon Pate on Whole Wheat Toast Recipe

Tis that time of year soon (excited) when we will end up with leftovers of meat and for some of us salmon. I love pate on toast and this salmon pate worked a treat. I love the kick you get from the horseradish and the zing from the lemon juice and zest all lifted with…

Five Spice Duck Breast with a Tamarind Sauce Recipe

This is one of my favourite asian dishes. Duck breast and five spice work so well together but it has to have a crispy skin. We were having rice with dinner so I thought a sauce would be nice and I found a similar recipe on the gressingham website, it tasted really yummy. It is…