Tomato bread recipe Catalan Spain

Recipe: pa amb tomàquet (tomato bread)

One of my favourite Catalan dishes is really simple, it's just bread, tomato, olive oil, garlic and salt.  There's hardly any cooking involved and is perfect alongside a beer, but with wine and well anything! It can be served as a snack on its own, as a starter or beside a salad for a light dinner.

Dr oetker pud in a mug Wimbledon recipe

Recipe: Wimbledon Pud in a Mug

Wimbledon is here and delicious strawberries are in the shops so what better time to make a quick and simple pudding. This summery pudding recipe has a sweet sponge base and is covered in a delicious cream topping, topped with bright red strawberries 😍 Super quick and easy to make, so quick you could probably

bloom strawberry cup cocktail

Recipe: Bloom Strawberry Cup Cocktail

It's nearly Wimbledon season and with Wimbledon there are strawberries.  I saw this cocktail using the new BLOOM Strawberry Cup.  This is a limited edition drink which will be in ASDA this June.  A mix of strawberry and gin, this can be served with lemonade, ginger ale or added to cocktails for a splash of

Easy baked Alaska recipe

Recipe: Easy Baked Alaska

If there's anything remotely 1970's on a menu I'm in there. Be it prawn cocktail, Black Forest gateaux or even a snowball cocktail.  After our recent visit to Blythswood Square Hotel for Sunday Lunch I had to have a go at making this classic. I remember my dad successfully making this many years ago. What

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Recipe: Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mac And Cheese

THE best mac n cheese you'll ever taste! Pasta and cheese is not exactly rocket science but you'd be surprised at the amount of bad mac 'n' cheese I've had.  It is simple to make, but also simple to get wrong.  Poor quality cheese or not enough cheese to even having too much sauce, so

Recipe: Andrew Fairlie Chilled tomato soup

It's National Tomato Week and it's sunny! So perfect weather for some chilled tomato soup.  This recipe is from Andrew Fairlie who made some and gave us all a taste at the launch of Scotty Brand Scottish tomatoes earlier this year. Click here to read about our visit.  I'm not a big fan of chilled

Malmaison cocktail

Recipe: Mal Piña Caipirinha

It may have been World Cocktail Day last week but that doesn't mean you can miss out on making a cool sounding cocktail - Piña Caipirinha. Boutique hotel Malmaison has shared the recipe for one of their favourite cocktails on the menu from the spring cocktail menu at the Chez Mal bar. The sweet and fruity

Anzac Day Biscuits Glasgow Food Blog Foodie Explorers Recipe

Recipe: Celebrate Anzac Day with these delicious biscuits

Anzac Day Biscuits The 25th April is Anzac Day which is a national day of remembrance in Australia.  It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Anzac means Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. It has been said that the biscuits were