Recipe: Strawberries & Cream Colada

Recipe: Strawberries & Cream Colada

Chill out with a Strawberries & Cream Colada You might have noticed the limited edition Baileys Strawberries and Cream flavour in the supermarket…we certainly did. Of course, purely for blog research we purchased a bottle and after having a drink “on the rocks” tried out a cocktail. Do you rememberRead More…

Recipe: Chicken Marbella

Recipe: Chicken Marbella

A seventies dinner party favourite rediscovered. Chicken Marbella supposedly first appeared in “The Silver Pallate”, a US cookbook. Though you have to wonder what the good people of Marbella did with their chicken in the thousands of preceding years. The chicken is marinaded in a sweet and sour mix, thenRead More…

Recipe: Red Wine Lamb Shanks

Recipe: Red Wine Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks with red wine This is a perfect family meal that is simple to make. Prep the ingredients, slam the Lamb in the oven and forget about it whilst you relax. Tender lamb shanks slow cooked with a good glug of red wine 🍷.    Serve with some mashedRead More…

Recipe: Melon, Lemon and Thyme Salad

Recipe: Melon, Lemon and Thyme Salad

Refreshing Melon, Lemon and thyme salad The weather may be all topsy turvey at the moment however this refreshing melon, lemon and thyme salad will surely cheer you up.  Serve as a refreshing snack, or starter or serve with alongside some panna cotta for dessert. Ingredients 1/2 Honeydew melon 1/2Read More…

Recipe: British Gems Baby Potato and leek tortilla

Recipe: British Gems Baby Potato and leek tortilla

British Gems Potato and leek tortilla These British Gems Baby New Potatoes are just the perfect size for a summertime tortilla.  Cook a bundle (technical term there 😂) of potatoes and any left over can be used for this tortilla or use whole for a delicious potato salad. I usedRead More…

Recipe: Watermelon Soup with Fresh Mint

Recipe: Watermelon Soup with Fresh Mint

Watermelon Soup with Fresh Mint recipe Quench your thirst and re-hydrate with this refreshing watermelon soup.  We love watermelon and with the heat lately, we were looking for other ways to enjoy some watermelon.  Eat as a soup, or drink on the go as a smoothie style refresher. Ingredients 1Read More…

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Scottish Beef Salad from Tony Singh and Lidl

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Scottish Beef Salad from Tony Singh and Lidl

Singh for your Supper with Tony Singh and Lidl Scottish TV chef, Tony Singh MBE will be teaming up with supermarket Lidl to create a delicious 3-course meal using a wide range of hand-selected Scottish products. For the 4 days of the Royal Highland Show, Tony will be on theRead More…

Recipe: Asparagus, Potato and Egg Salad

Recipe: Asparagus, Potato and Egg Salad

Summer on a plate – Asparagus, Potato, and Egg Salad Asparagus season is well underway and with the good weather an excuse for something a little lighter for lunch or an evening meal. I received some Scotty Brand asparagus and potatoes, so put them to use in this seasonal dish.Read More…

Recipe: The best scrambled eggs

Recipe: The best scrambled eggs

How to make the best scrambled eggs, ever There’s a saying “teaching your gran to suck eggs” , I did and I wasn’t very popular with my gran when I said that I thought her scrambled eggs were watery and horrid.   She took it well, I think, as wheneverRead More…

Cocktail Recipe: British Royale

Cocktail Recipe: British Royale

British Cassis British Royale Cocktail What better way to celebrate the royal wedding than with a cocktail!  Waitrose (and Amazon) sell British Cassis and it’s perfect alongside some English fizz, such as Castle Brook Classic Cuvee, to create a celebratory drink. British Cassis comes from the White Heron Estate inRead More…