Saturday Night Cocktail? Gin Fizz Recipe

So Paulie and I love a cocktail when in London or on holiday. When we were in St Lucia we had a gin cocktail in Beau Vallon and we replicated it at home one Saturday night so I thought I would share it and start a cocktail section on my blog. This is so refreshing…

Mind Blowing Home Brined and Cooked Corned Beef Recipe

This recipe was show stopper, every mouthful was absolutely delicious. The brisket really takes on the spice blend flavours and I don’t think I have ever had brisket so succulent it just melts in your mouth. It was so tasty we simply had some new potatoes and eggless mustard mayo (recipe here )on the side….

Grilled Scottish Langoustines with Lemon and Pepper Butter Recipe

So if you saw my last post you know that we treated ourselves to some scrummy shellfish. So alongside our oysters we also had these langoustines. They were scrummy and didn’t last long but we agreed it might not be worth all the aggravation regards preparing them, it is a lot more time consuming than…

Easy Wholemeal Bread Recipe

I have been a bit of a wimp when it comes to making my own bread but Paulie found this artisan Wessex mill flour when he went shopping at the butchers so I thought I would give it a go as I saw on a programme there are up to 14 ingredients in some of…

Baked Basil and Feta Stuffed Aubergine/Eggplant Recipe

We love feta and aubergine as a combination and a few weeks ago I made a feta and aubergine salad which was delicious. While I was searching for the salad recipe I came across another recipe similar to this one and I have been wanting to try it for ages. This was so yum in…

Salt Beef with Homepickled Fennel and Baby Salad Leaves

As it is Sunday and grey we decided to have a nice big roast tonight, so for lunch we wanted something light. We are lucky to live near the weald smokery which sell lot’s of yummy smoked meat and fish. Today we had the salt beef with our homepickled fennel (recipe) it was delicious, for…