Simple Hummus Recipe to Complete Platter for Dinner

I love bits and pieces, platter or meze for dinner. When Paulie is in London all day he doesn’t fancy cooking so it gives us a chance to eat all of the preserved recipes I have made as well as a big bowl of hummus that I make while he is out. Paulie got the…

Springtime Wild Garlic and Nettle Pesto Recipe

Spring has sprung … Yay. So for our day today we decided to go foraging and baby lamb hunting as we know it is the, lambing, wild garlic and young nettle season on a walk we do. We are lucky on this walk as 2 sections are full of wild garlic and another young nettles…

Homemade Borough Market London Sundried Tomato Paste/Dip Recipe

Paulie and I treat ourselves a few times a year by going to Borough Market at London Bridge and stocking up on the goodies they have to offer. I could easily spend £500 in that place. The artisan’s who sell there are delightful and as I like to try everything I never have breakfast as…

Homemade Flavoured Olive Oil Recipe

Making my own flavoured olive oil was inspired by my friend Jess. I went to her place for dinner and she had made her own infused garlic oil, made with garlic her dad had grown and the flavour was delicious. Paulie and I always have a drizzle over our salads, pizza and pasta and we…

Preserved Balsamic Pickled Shallots Recipe

My favourite pickled onions are the Italian borretane onions, you also get them in farm shops and deli’s by the olives, I think what makes them so yummy is the balsamic vinegar pickling liquer. Paulie and I thought we would have a go at our own as we bought a balsamic that was far too…

Homemade Preserved Lemons Recipe

I adore preserved lemons and Paulie adds them to many things such as tagine’s, salads, couscous and many more. They are salty and sour but add so much flavour. The reason I wanted to have a go was because a) I love them and b) they are so expensive in our supermarket they are about…

Easy but Amazing Slow Roast Chinese Pork Shoulder

This recipe is amazing and would be fantastic for this Easter weekend, it is like pork ribs but you get loads more meat and less fat! It is so worth the 4 hours cooking time as it melts in your mou… Source: Easy but Amazing Slow Roast Chinese Pork Shoulder