Open Rueben Sandwich and Pickles

If I buy a sandwich from the supermarket I always go for the pastrami deli, smoked salmon and cream cheese or egg mayo. My butcher made his own salt beef ready for boiling at Christmas time. We had it at crimbo but as it was a big bit I put half of the cooked meat…

Foraged Wild Garlic and Cheese Scones

I love the wild garlic season, this year I have made pesto and butter for the freezer as well as dumplings in a beef stew. I was a little nervous about trying to make scones as the last time I had a go they didn’t rise at all and were as hard as rocks. Actually…

Homemade Tomato Sauce and Cheese Nachos

As the summer was late and hot this year I still have some tomatoes left. They aren’t as sweet as they are in the height of summer so cooking them is a good idea. I had some tortilla wraps left over from my work lunches so decided to have a go at my my own…

Luxurious Brixham Crab and Truffle Mac and Cheese

so on our trip to my hometown Torquay we stopped off at Brixham to go to the fishmongers. Brixham fish is famous particularly the plaice and crab. The day we went it was freezing cold and windy as we made our way along the harbour to the fish market, I was so happy to see…

Saganaki and Tomato Salad with Pickled Courgette’s and Oregano

I came across saganaki when buying halloumi in the supermarket. I bought a pack and looked up how to cook it, I was not disappointed. If I had to describe it I would say it is a cross between mozzarella and halloumi. Whereas halloumi goes slightly soft in the center saganaki actually goes gooey and…

Left Over Ham and Cheese Baked Croquette’s Recipe

As you will see from my previous post I baked a lovely gammon joint and had some left over and I found this yummy recipe from kitchensanctuary.com. These croquettes were delicious, fa better than any I have had in Tapas restaurants. The cheese is gooey and the ham adds some texture all finished off with…