Ratatouille is french for vegetable stew, and it’s not only a versatile dish but it’s super tasty. Continue reading Ratatouille

Fresh Blueberry & Mixed Greens Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

The weather is too warm for hot vegetables with the evening meal but after a few months of salads you start craving them regardless of the heat! I have to say that a lettuce salad can get a bit boring after a few months of summer, and I try to make them a bit more glamourous with interesting additions that not only taste good but brighten the plate up. When my girlfriend said ‘make a green salad and I’ll put the barbecue on, I decided to rise to the challenge of making something a little more exciting than the standard … Continue reading Fresh Blueberry & Mixed Greens Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

Raspberry and Almond Slice

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy – and so is the wonderful summer fruit at this time of year. Apologies to my friends overseas who are slogging it out in the snow and cold of winter; something to look forward to for you when the season changes? I make this Raspberry & Almond Slice often and with a punnet of fresh raspberries begging to be eaten, it was time to roll out this old favourite this week. Super easy, and quick to put together, especially when you have a pack of ready-rolled pastry in the freezer – my recipe for making your own sweet shortcrust pastry … Continue reading Raspberry and Almond Slice