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) […]

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 […]

Perfect Summer Party Food This is the easiest summer lunch/dinner food for a crowd of people, and a delight to serve as it is all prepared in advance and delivers a wow factor when brought to the table.  This isn’t a recipe as such, more an indication of the quantities needed for 10 people. Serve […]

MINI GOUGERES Gougeres are large cheese puffs made of a ring of choux pastry, which is then cut into wedges to serve and hail from the Burgundy region in France. This version is the ideal little snack to serve with drinks, hot from the oven. I recently did a party for 250 in Little Venice […]