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Classic coffee and walnut cake

Not being a lover of coffee cake, this cake was a bit of a revelation. Yes, you can put strong coffee in and the recipe reflects that, but the first round of development led to a cake that has a coffee kick in the icing (that gets stronger each day) but the cake itself had… Read More »

Picnic loaf recipes

A picnic loaf is a partly hollowed out loaf of bread, stuffed with a variety of fillings, and then chilled and pressed before the main event. Fully transportable, wrapped tightly in cling film, it is then sliced into wedges, in situ, when it is time to eat. The original picnic loaf, pan bagnat, is native… Read More »

Spicy chicken quesadilla

This chicken quesadilla recipe is quick and easy to put together, but tastes and feels far better if you make your own salsa and guacamole; neither of which take much time or effort to make. We used a store-bought fajita seasoning for the chicken, and prepared the whole thing on the BBQ. Just make sure… Read More »

Summer pea salad

Whilst frozen peas may have the edge on nutritive value, convenience, and even texture, the season for fresh peas just cannot go unnoticed. Crisp green pods, popped open to reveal tiny globes with a flavour that just cannot be replicated. As food memories go, shelling peas is right up there with the Heinz tomato soup… Read More »

Tunisian grilled salad

Slata mechouia is a Tunisian classic. More of a dip than a salad, yet still chunky enough to allow you to forego the bread if you must. There are many versions, but we have included most of the variables in order to create a standalone meal. You can grill the vegetables outdoors on the barbecue,… Read More »