Potato and Chorizo Omelette
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from www.jamieoliver.com by Jamie Oliver Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 small waxy potatoes, scrubbed and cut into chunks sea salt freshly ground black pepper 6 large free-range eggs 2 x 60 g iberico chorizo sausages, cut into 1cm thick slices 2 … Read More

Onion and Apple Tart
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From 100 Perfect Pairings by Jill Silverman Hough Serves 6 to 8 Ingredients: 4 tbsp unsalted butter 2 onions (about 500gms), halved lengthwise and thinly sliced 2 tsp coarse kosher salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper Pastry dough for … Read More

Oeufs de Caille sur son nid de Roquette
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(Quail Eggs in a Nest of Rocket/Arugula) From La Marmite (http://www.easy-french-food.com/easter-dinner-menu.html) Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 dozen quail eggs 115 gms thinly sliced dry cured ham (prosciutto for example) 2 large bags of washed and dried rocket/arugula 2 large carrots, peeled … Read More

Mixed Mushroom Pappardelle
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From 100 Perfect Pairings by Jill Silverman Hough Serves 4 Ingredients: 300 gms pappardelle pasta 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 400 gms mixed meaty mushrooms, such as white, brown, cremini, baby portobello, or shiitake, cut into 1/2cm slices, stems … Read More

Quiche of Many Colours
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From www.CanadianLiving.com Serves 8 Ingredients: 1-1/2 cup (375 ml) all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed 1/4 cup lard or cold butter, cubed 1 egg yolk 1 tsp vinegar Filling: 1 pack (500 g) spinach 2 tbsp … Read More

Garlic Mushrooms with Chilli and Lemon
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From Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson  Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 60ml olive oil 4 x 15ml tbsp chopped fresh parsley, plus more to serve zest and juice 1 unwaxed lemon ½ tsp dried chilli flakes 1 fat clove garlic, peeled 750g mixed … Read More

Balsamic Mushrooms with Gorgonzola on Bruschetta
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From WeightWatchers.co.uk  Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tsps Oil, Olive, extra virgin 1 clove Garlic, crushed 2 tsps Sun Dried Tomato Paste 200 g French Bread (4 x 50g slices), cut on an angle 225 g Mushrooms, sliced if large 50ml … Read More

Warm Pear and Walnut Salad with Roquefort Dressing and Croutons
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From Delia Online by Delia Smith Serves 4 as a light lunch Ingredients: 2 hard dessert pears 40 g walnut pieces 150 g Roquefort cheese 1 tbsp walnut oil 10 g butter 2 rounded tbsp crème fraîche 1 large egg … Read More

Jamie’s Lemon & Basil Pasta
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One of Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals (noted from the TV episode) Serves 4 Ingredients: 500g of Fresh Tagliatelle or Paperdelle 1.5 Lemons (juice & zest) 150g grated Parmesan (25g reserved for serving) Coarse sea salt flakes, Pepper 2 egg … Read More

Smoked Salmon Fishcakes
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 From ‘Made at Home: Curing & Smoking’ by Dick & James Strawbridge Serves 4 Ingredients: 1kg new potatoes 150g smoked salmon, roughly chopped 4 spring onions, roughly sliced 2 fresh red chillies, chopped into rings, seeds and all 100g pitted … Read More

Pear-Cheese Strata
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  From Wine, Food & Friends, by Karen MacNeil Serves 10 Ingredients: Cooking Spray 10 (50gm) slices sturdy white bread 2 cups late harvest sweet riesling or other sweet white wine ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp black pepper 1 ½ … Read More

Moonblush Tomatoes
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From Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson Serves 8 Ingredients: 500 grams cherry tomatoes (on the vine or other baby tomatoes) 2 teaspoons maldon salt (or 1 teaspoon table salt) ¼ teaspoon white sugar 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 tablespoons olive … Read More

Leek, Mushroom & Gruyère Quiche
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  From www.BBCGoodFood.com by Barney Desmazery Serves 8 Ingredients: 25g butter 4 leeks , sliced and washed 250g pack chestnut mushrooms , sliced 2 eggs 284ml double cream 140g Gruyère cheese, coarsely grated For the pastry: 280g plain flour 140g … Read More

Tapenade
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(by James Martin from BBC Housecall) Ingredients 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 lemon, juice only 3 tsp capers, chopped 6 anchovy fillets, chopped 250g black olives, pitted small bunch fresh parsley, chopped salt and freshly ground black pepper 2-4 tbsp … Read More

Curried Chickpea, Lentil & Pumpkin Dip
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(This is in fact based on Gordon Ramsey’s curried chickpea samosa filling) Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp hot curry powder 1 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1 small onion, peeled and finely … Read More