Lemon, honey and thyme polenta cake

This recipe is loosely based on Jamie Oliver's five ingredient orange and polenta cake from his new TV show, Jamie's Quick and Easy Food. I've been trialling a few recipes from the current series and I've so far found them to be really quite good. I've adapted this one to include lemon and thyme instead … Continue reading Lemon, honey and thyme polenta cake

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Broccoli Pesto

In my books, there is nothing better on a weeknight than a simple, satisfying supper, whipped up in less than half an hour. If you're anything like me, then pasta is always a go-to for dinner, and my broccoli pesto certainly peps pasta up a bit! Now you may be thinking- why ruin a wonderful … Continue reading Broccoli Pesto

Za’atar stuffed tomatoes with minty yoghurt

It's amazing what you can make with the ingredients at the back of your fridge. I bought these tomatoes for a curry and I didn't just want to make a standard pasta sauce with them- and then these stuffed tomatoes were born! I love the savouriness of these plump parcels, the filling is almost meaty … Continue reading Za’atar stuffed tomatoes with minty yoghurt

Rosewater Lemonade

In a last ditch attempt at creating summer in my kitchen, I decided to throw together this floral, fizzy concoction, and it actually turned out quite well. All prompted by my absolute bargain find in the world food isle of my local Morrisons (shout out to Stoke Newington branch) of two bottles of gorgeous rosewater … Continue reading Rosewater Lemonade

Port Stewed Plums with Mascarpone Cream and Oaty Crumble

It seems as if September has come around all too quickly this year. In London, the balmy evenings of August have suddenly turned cooler with a decidedly autumnal nip in the air. Although I am sad to say goodbye to the summer months, with the onset of cooler weather comes the bounty of September produce: … Continue reading Port Stewed Plums with Mascarpone Cream and Oaty Crumble

Kitchen Langport

Continuing my cafe tour of the West Country, today's post is all about Kitchen Langport in sleepy old Somerset. Kitchen is set within a beautiful building by the river, known as The Wharf. The building is surrounded by smart flats on one side and lush green river banks on the other. The space is also … Continue reading Kitchen Langport

Potager Garden Cafe

I enjoy a pasty as much as the next person but I often find myself craving something a little more fresh and interesting on my visits to Cornwall, especially during the summer months. If you're visiting the Penzance area, The Potager Garden and Cafe is a great location for a spot of lunch and a … Continue reading Potager Garden Cafe