Recipes

Chocolate Chip Ginger Cookies

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You can’t beat a good cookie recipe. Baking fresh cookies are easy and always taste better than the ones you can buy.

Melting Creamy Camembert

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Camembert tastes great when its been baked and the inside oozes out. Perfect on its own but even better when a few extra ingredients are added to liven up the flavour.

Chickpea Chorizo Fritters

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These perfect little snacks are packed full of flavour. The smokiness of the chorizo works wonderfully with the toasted spices.

Shakshuka

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Ideal for brunch, this North African dish has all the flavours you need – poached eggs in an aromatic sweet tomato sauce full of cumin, paprika and suitably herby. I’ve added a few twists of my own to add some extra zing.

Sweet Potato Chips with Thyme & Chilli Salt

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Chips or crisps, whatever you call them, are yummy when fried but much better for you when baked. These sweet potatoes are given a touch of flavour from heady thyme and fiery chilli.

Chilli Cheese Sablés

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Sablé is the French word for ‘sand’ and is a biscuit – almost like shortbread. It has the most delicious, crumbly texture which should only be baked until light golden brown.

Beetroot Cured Salmon

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I’ve been curing my own salmon for years. It’s easier than you think and is much more impressive and tastier than store bought stuff.

Figgy Jam

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Making your own jam is easy and you don’t need special equipment. Just have a read of my blog post to read about the basics.

Orange & Cinnamon Brioche

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Brioche is an enriched sweet bread often eaten at special occasions in France. This is a recipe for a 1kg loaf but you can make these into small individual brioches if you like, and add any sweet spices such as nutmeg, cloves and even saffron.

Sweetly Spiced Plum Muffins

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Muffins are great for breakfast or even as a treat, and the scents of sweet spices fill the air whilst they are baking. Easy to make and perfect to get the kids helping in the kitchen.

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