Food & Drink

Delicious and nutritious recipes

Red Mullet and Moroccan Spiced Couscous

May 6, 2011

Turning Leaf Vineyard has created the ultimate spring recipe, inspired by its Chardonnay wine, which is guaranteed to impress your guests. This delicious spring combination is the first in a series [read more]

Healthy Turkish Shepherd’s Salad

March 21, 2011

I was first introduced to this simple but delicious salad that is the staple of the Turkish cuisine by my good friend Hakan. The flavours are fresh and appetising and the salad goes wonderfully with [read more]

Authentic Beef and Black Bean Sauce

January 5, 2011

I love Chinese food and one of my favourites is the earthy and meaty black bean sauce. Unfortunately the versions of the sauce you can buy in the supermarket, while nice, are very different from [read more]

Perfect Christmas Canapes

December 23, 2010

Party food can be fantastic but there’s always a risk that you’ll be served some dreadful lump of pastry or bread with a mystery synthetic topping or a few limp slices of carrot or [read more]

Persian Prawn Patia

December 9, 2010

This curry recipe is a winner – simple to make, totally delicious and guaranteed to impress your friends! Its a recipe I have memorised from my time working on a cookery partworks (those [read more]

Who Wants Healthy Lamb This Sunday?

November 10, 2010

I like to stick to lower calorie, lower GI options when I indulge in Sunday lunch and I since I love lentils, this recipe is a favourite of mine. The starch of the pulses works well with the [read more]

Impress With Homemade Chinese Dumplings

November 3, 2010

I am a huge fan of the Chinese dumpling and after watching them make them in the window of Jens Cafe in China Town, I decided that it was worth trying to make my own. After some trial and error I had [read more]

Warm Up With A Hearty Soup

October 26, 2010

This is a lovely creamy comforting soup that tastes naughtier than it is. I sort of discovered accidentally on one of my cooking afternoons. The cumin and garlic add extra depth to the flavour in [read more]
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