Parmesan Cheese Sablés To make about 25, using a 10cm shaped cutters This is a foolproof cheese biscuit recipe. I made these with 5 and 0 cutters to celebrate the 50th edition of http://www.housing-technology.com at our 7th Annual Conference. I made loads but should have made more as they were quite popular. I also made ’21’ shapes […]

This makes a perfect, light dinner party pudding and is ideal for special occasions. It is just the thing for New Year’s Eve after  the hefty fruit laden puddings and cakes of Christmas. It is made in no time at all and is universally popular. Serves 10 6 large eggs 100g caster sugar 2 lemons […]

    To serve 4-6   500g carrots, washed and peeled 2 Tbs olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 spring onions, washed and finely chopped 1 teaspoon 1 tbsp paprika 2 tbsp chopped dill 2 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley 100g grated Parmesan 50g brown rice flour (or used fresh white breadcrumbs) […]

Parmesan Cheese Sablés To make about 30, using a 5cm round cutter, slightly less using a heart shaped cutter These are extremely easy to make, and well worth the effort. It takes no time to make a large batch and keep in the deep freeze until needed. They are perfect with pre-dinner drinks.For a Valentine’s […]

I devised a couple of new cocktails for the recent Hollywood Christmas Party. The White Liz was named for the hostess who loved it as it is stylish, tasty and packs a punch! The quantities are per cocktail and both designed to be served in a martini glass. Quantities for larger numbers are given on […]

The perfect cook ahead recipe for a hot day. This recipe was gleaned from a book called Deep France by Celica Brayfield, an account of her living in France in monthly diary form, along with seasonal recipes. This recipe is deeply savoury and very handy when you don’t want to spend too much time cooking […]

  Seeded Soda Bread This is my eldest niece’s favourite bread, especially when topped with smoked salmon, or when in Cardigan, smoked sewin for an extra special treat. It is a very easy recipe using cup measurements. The size of cup I use is a standard teacup, which equates to 200ml. It is perfect party […]