Make the most of this seasonal treat by making a few pots of wonderful jam
All nut butters are easy to make, and this walnut version is no exception.
Ways to use your wonderfully fresh and delicious home made jam from all the fantastic produce available in the summer
A beautiful fresh chutney that can be eaten straight away, or left to mature for a month
Simply cook the beans, then whizz everything together to a smooth pesto. Oddly, this doesn’t taste strongly of runner beans
Use a tin of the cheapest baked beans you can find as your base, or chick peas as per usual hummus, or any other beans or indeed lentils. All will make their own contribution. Baked bean paté is smoother than a chick pea hummus, and has a neutral flavour, like chick peas do, ripe for loading in aromatics, spices, herbs and umami.
Sometimes, I get a bit of this and a bit of that fruit wise. There are lots of things it can be used for. This time, I used it as a Summer Berry Jam
The easiest sundried tomatoes in olive oil – ever! And use them in instant tomato pan fried focaccia
A couple of very quick things for you today. Super simple. Do you remember I bought some big bags of wonderful sun dried tomatoes from Healthy Supplies. They taste wonderfully fresh and tangy, the best I’ve had. If you can afford the initial outlay, they are a great...
These were lovely. They tasted just as you might imagine. They were crispy, slightly bitter and very lemony. They would be fabulous on top of a creamy pasta dish; stirred into a dish of oily olives as anti-pasti or used as a garnish for all kinds of things. Obviously, lemon zest is used on all kinds of things, this gives an alternative, and interesting, option.
Yesterday, I came up with rather a wonderful concoction. It tastes wonderful on its own and would be fab with hot buttered pitta. I would be very happy with that for breakfast with carrot batons, or a couple of slices of black pudding.
Obesity Crisis After reading Jason Fungs book, the Obesity Crisis, and bearing in mind his warning about the consumption of sugar, I’m feeling a bit guilty about telling you about Tutti Frutti Spread. I will anyway, and you can decide whether you have any or not. I...
I thought it would be an interesting exercise to directly compare two tins of tomatoes, a tin of value chopped tomatoes and a tin of premium chopped tomatoes