Food & Drink

Delicious and nutritious recipes

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]

The Perfect Excuse to Indulge Guilt Free!

October 11, 2010

It’s not like we have ever needed an excuse to eat chocolate but this week being National Chocolate Week – well it would be rude not to munch on some. And before you feel guilty about indulging, [read more]

The Ultimate Spaghetti Bolognese

October 8, 2010

Everybody seems to have a recipe for spaghetti bolognese but that doesn’t mean that all recipes are equal. Although the bolognese sauce has come a long way from its origins in Bologna, this [read more]

A Belle’s guide to bubbles!

July 21, 2010

Last week I had the good fortune to attend a little party for the upcoming release of the Dom Perignon 2002 vintage, an ‘intimate discovery’ hosted by Richard Geoffroy, Dom’s Chef [read more]

Can a tipple be good for you?

July 6, 2010

For as many reports that alcohol is bad for you there seems to be an equal number espousing its the health benefits. Now while we are not advocating binge drinking we are encouraged that indulging in [read more]
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